On this week's show; as he turns 65 Ben Dunne will be reflecting on his kidnapping, on payments to politicians, and on a life in business
We'll have live music from Cork baladeer John Spillane. John is playing at the Vantastival tonight in Louth and day tickets for Sunday are still available – www.vantastival.com . John will also be playing in Cork in ‘Coughlan’s on the 14th of May and in the First Fruits Arts Centre on the 17th of May, and he’ll be in Tipperary at the Brewery Lane Theatre on the 31st of May
And we’ll be speaking to Jenny Bracken from The Nenagh Players, who will on Sunday be competing in the RTE All-Ireland Drama Finals in Athlone. Their production is The Outgoing Tide, by Bruce Graham.
Robert Fisk told of meeting bin Laden; his concerns about our President's recent visit to Britain; and his own troubled relationship with his father
'An Evening with Robert Fisk' - David McWilliams talks to Robert Fisk on his life and work in the Middle East will be held in Summerhill House Hotel in Enniskerry Co Wicklow next Tuesday 29th April, in aid of Enniskerry Heart Savers - Find out more on their Facebook Page HERE
Also as part of 2014 Limerick National City of Culture, The Hunt Museam Limerick, will host Robert Fisk on the 4th of July when he will address 'The Institution of Journalism in Times of Conflict' - The lecture will be chaired by Vincent Browne - Further details at www.huntmuseum.com