on Monday's show.....the theatrical adaptation of Eimear McBride's multi award-winning novel "A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing", continuing analysis of titles on the Man Booker Prize shortlist, an exhibition of this year's Turner prize nominees opens in London and author Megan Abbott explains the real-life inspiration for her novel "The Fever"
Rhona Tarrant reports on how Irish charities are helping in New York in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Joe Duffy reviews the book of Gay Byrne's TV series, The Meaning of Life. We also end the programme in Festive style. Do join us on Christmas morning at 8 on RTE Radio 1 for a very special edition of The God Slot.
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Callers react to the Supreme Court ruling that Registered Employment Agreements are unconstitutional. Margaret tells Damien about the problems of donating large furniture items to charity. After the events in Ohio - Gerry tells Damien about his sister Imelda Keenan who has been missing since January 1994. More callers talk about the challenges of sending their children with down syndrome to mainstream schools.