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    The Brendan O'Connor Show Tuesday 28 July 2015

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    The Brendan O'Connor Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle.

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    Siobhán Ryan, Weather Forecaster

    Siobhán Ryan, Broadcast Meteorologist from Met Eireann, talks to Brendan about this terrible summer, and says that she cannot see any change for the foreseeable future.

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    Michael Colgan

    Michael Colgan has a great zest for life. He feels incredibly lucky to be surrounded by great friends and says he thankfully has never experience unwarranted sadness in his life. He’s been running the Gate Theatre for 32 years and counts Brian Friel and Samuel Beckett among his close friends.

    Currently on at the Gate is Brian Friel’s adaptation of A Month in the Country, a study of the cruel inequality of love, mingling tragedy and comedy, laughter and tears. The play is running until August 22nd .  For more information or to book tickets check out www.gatetheatre.ie   

     

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    We Three Magee

    Rio 2016 may be a year away, but three badminton hopefuls will be looking to keep it in the family and book their place on the plane, particularly after all securing bronze medals in last month’s European Games in Baku.

    Two time Olympian Chloe Magee hopes to be joined by her 2 brothers, Sam and Josh and all three join Brendan in studio...

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    Around the World Without an Aircraft

    Most of us get wanderlust from time to time – the desire to get away from it all and see somewhere new. Most of the time, if you’re going abroad, it will involve a plane. Not so Niall Doherty, who earlier this year completed a 44 month round the world journey without flying. And he learned quite a few things along the way.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Seasons (Waiting On You)
      Composer: Future Islands
      Performer(s): Future Islands
      Performer(s): Future Islands
      Album: Singles, 4AD
      Duration: 4:01

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