Friday 4th September

Bob Geldof - Boomtown Rats (incl music)

Dave speaks to Bob Geldof on Ireland, the Boomtown Rats & the refugee crisis.



Thursday 20th August

Ukulele Festival - Dun Laoghaire

Despite being involved in the music business all his life, including writing press releases for the Rolling Stones at 18, Tony Boland never actually played an instrument!

Now having reached the age of 64, he feel in love with the ukulele & has started up his own ukulele festival.

Tony Boland & Keith White are in studio this morning.  for further information

New Musical - The Bloody Irish!

Horslip's legend Barry Devlin has turned his musical theatre & his latest project, a show commemorating the 1916 Rising, which is predicted to be a worldwide hit.

Barry joins Dave this morning in studio & the musical will preview tonight at the Helix in Dublin.

Friday 17th July

Mipod - Shane McGowan & Victoria Mary Clarke

Every week on lazy Friday we ask people to pick a few songs that mean something special to them.

This week we have Shane McGowan & his partner, Victoria Mary Clarke to choose their songs.

Tuesday 14th July

Music from Bagatelle

An Irish rock band who first formed in August 1978, well known for their popular pop hits such as 'Second Violin', "Leeson Street Lady" & "Summer in Dublin", perhaps their best known & best loved song.

Bagatelle are now on their final tour & original members Liam Reilly & Ken Doyle along with Canadian guitarist Kurt Schefter, join Brendan in studio for a chat & performance this morning.

Friday 10th July

MiPod with Dónal Ryan

Each Friday we will have a guest in studio to do a MiPod, to talk about themselves & their life through the songs the mean something in particular to them.

This moring we have author of books, The Spinning Heart & The Thing About December, Dónal Ryan, (plus surprise guest for Dónal, Cáit O'Riordan).



Thursday 2nd July

Music - The Geddes

This morning's live music is from The Geddes, three Dubs & a frontman from Mayo, Liam Geddes. The other members are Liam McDonnell, Gavin Doyle & JP Keogh.

Their debut single Frontline was released in 2014, followed by We're Only Human in April of this year. They perform Astronaut & Hold my Hand in studio this morning.

twitter @officialgeddes



Wednesday 1st July

Music with The Drays

Irish music fans of a certain vintage with a liking for low-key, quality, country-tinged guitar music will undoubtedly fondly remember Dublin's great Stars of Heaven.

Stephen Ryan is back with his new band & equally laid back,The Drays & they are in studio for a chat & performance this morning.

Their debut album 'Look Away Down Collins Avenue' has already made an impression in the charts & for more information on their music go to



Friday 26th June

Music - Kimmie Rhodes

Singer-songwriter Kimmie Rhodes is a Texan who calls Austin home. Her multi-platinum selling songs have been recorded by such stellar acts as Willie Nelson, Wynonna Judd, Joe Ely, John Farnham, Waylon Jennings, Peter Frampton, Mark Knopfler, Emmylou Harris & many many more.

Kimmie Rhodes joins John this morning for a chat.

For further information on Kimmie Rhodes


Tuesday 23rd June

Music with Seo Linn

Seo Linn & TG Lurgan brought us Avicii as Gaeilge, the band appeared on the Late Late & have racked up thousands of Youtube hits.

The 6 member band, Stiofán Ó Fearaíl, Daithí Ó Ruaidh, Keith Ó Briain, Kev Shortall, Conor Ó Móra & Cathal Ó Ruaidh are all fluent Irish speakers & are passionate about bringing the Irish language & culture around the world in a fun way with their Kickstart campaign.

Seo Linn join us for a chat & performance.



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