Yesterday we broadcast an interview with Elma & Fionnbarr Walsh, parents of Donal Walsh who came to national prominence when he wrote an article asking his peers not to give in to suicidal thoughts. Donal died in May of cancer. Miriam reads some of the comments we received.
My first guest this morning was the first Irishman in decades to play at Wimbledon in 2011, tennis player Conor Niland joins Miriam on the line this morning from the UK, where he has been enjoying an odd Wimbledon this year, as all the favourites are getting knocked out!
On the line to Miriam is Monique Kelleher who wants to warn othercyclists over a nasty incident which happened to her on Mercer Street the other evening. Monique was very lucky her injuries were not as bad as they could have been, as she explains to Miriam what happened.
Last week we had Neil Hannon & Thomas Walsh here in studio, otherwise known as the Duckworth Lewis Method who sang live in studio. Here we have another song we recorded with them called Third Man from their latest album'Sticky Wickets'.
An American company is looking for approval from authorities for a desire-enhancing drug aimed at women, which the company are currently testing & it may become available in 2016. But if you dont want drugs, but would like to re-ignite the flame of passion in your relationship,Teresa Bergin, psycotherapist who specializes in sex therapy is in studio with Miriam.
Alana O'Brien will travel five & half thousand miles across the globe to Seoul in Korea to represent Ireland in quite a unique event & wants to do it in style. Alana also mentions that the contestants all have to dress according to which country we're from & is looking for a wearable tamed down version of an Irish dancing dress?
Email Miriam@rte.ie if you might have a design for that dress & represent Ireland.
As you know, we've adopted two underperforming sports teams this year & we're doing our best to improve their results. "The Joe's" GAA Club in Kilteevan, Co. Roscommon, is one of our Underdog teams & they had a big match on Sunday. Pete Gilooly on the line with an update.