Deirdre O'Kane will feature next year in a film about Christina Noble.It is a serious role for one of our best-known comic actresses & a role that has drawn her into the charity work of Christina. Deirdre is on the line from London to talk to John about the film & Christina Noble's charity work.
Two years ago on the show, we launched a search for Ireland's best preachers & one of those we found wasMaria Jansson, Church of Ireland Dean of Waterford. Maria's become a friend of the show, offering wise words to listeners about coping with the challenges of life. but, over the last year, Maria herself has faced her own very bigchallenges. Maria joins John in studio.
To mark National Giving Week we want to reward Community Champions, people who give up their time & make a differencein their local community. We want you to nominate someone who deserves today's prize of a luxury weekend away at the Lorum Old Rectory in Carlow. Joining John on the line is Beatrice Nolan who nominates her brother Jack Nolan as Doncannon's local community champ!