Digging a grave is increasingly left to the professionals, but in some ruralplaces in Ireland, neighbours & friends are still called upon to dig the grave, which inspired John's next guest to write a play about it. Playwright Seamus O'Rourke joins John in studio this morning.
Parks across Ireland are alive with the sound of children's matchesevery weekend but most of the racket appears to be coming from parents of the little players from the sidelines. Dublin AntonioManttero is organiser of the Silent Sideline Weekend& joins John on the line this morning.
Dublin band Picturehouse, best known for the hit singles 'Sunburst','Heavenly Day','Everybody Loves My Girl','Somebody Somewhere', the band toured extensively with the likes of The Corrs, The Saw Doctors, Bon Jovi, Meatloaf, Marillion, Mel C & many more. Dave Browne & Esa Taponen are in studio with John this morning.
There are of course lots of different ways to unwind & calm down yourracing thougths, we have come across a novel new approach, listening & watching people whispering & ASMR. In studio with John are ZbyszekZalinski & Gerald Fleming, Head of Forecasting at Met Eireann.