James Coughlan is a barber & runs Jimi's Barber Shop in Kilrush, Co. Kildare. James is also a massive music fan, especially a fan of Bruce Springsteen! James is on the line to Miriamthis morning to tell us about the unusual gift he gave to Bruce at one of his gigs & the surprise events that followed.
Liz Jones is former Editor of fashion magazine, Maire Claire & now confessional writer, as she lifts the lid on the tactics which fashion magazines use to influence us. Liz is also columnist with the popular newspaper the Daily Mail. Known for her uncompromising attitude& being quite harsh - with herself and others in her writing. Liz has just published a memoir titled 'Girl Least Likely To,Thirty Years of fashion, fasting & Fleet Street - published by Simon & Schuster.
In studio with Miriam are The Carnival Brothers who will play their debut single 'The Sun is Gonna Shine'. Their music evokes all the nostalgia of yesteryear & will coax you into a world of pure joy & escapism!
Many of us have our own particular ways of relaxing, from walking totakingbubble baths!But believe it or not, there is an online subculture of people who love watching hours & hours of train journeys, filmed from the point of view of the driver. Miriam's guest in studio Manchán Magan & on the line from the UK, train enthusiast, Henry Kelly.