The stories which grabbed Ryan's attention today - and listener reaction. Ryan visited Crumlin Hospital for Sick Children yesterday and he spoke on the phone today to Siobhán whose baby daughter Florence was in the hospital for six weeks
This memory from the RTE archives went online this morning. MacDara O Conaola was 7 years old when Santa arrived by plane to Inisheer on the Aran Islands. There was a camera crew there and MacDara was one of the children who has great memories of that unforgettable day.
Acclaimed double bass player and professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE spoke to Ryan Tubridy about the extraordinary and poignant story of how her Irish mother met her Nigerian father in the 1950's.
McMafia is a new drama on BBC featuring a rich Russian family living in London. The series is based on a book written by Misha Glenny in 2008 but which he says is still very relevant with so many Russian oligarchs buying property and settling there