Dara's unusually designed van appeared behind RTE political correspondent Martina Fitgerald when she was reporting on water charges on the news yesterday evening. Dara is on the line to John this morning.
Do you check the world around you with a skeptical or cynical eye or is it a good idea to take everything you see or hear at face value? In studio with John this morning to throw a critical eye over this subject, are philosopher & lawer, Paul Brady & columnist & broadcaster Sarah Carey.
Last week we saw the end of our countrywide trawl for this year's Underdogs applications. On the line to John are Miriam Gormally, President Beach Volleyball Ireland & Achill Rovers FC, Chairman, Sean Molloy, both selected as our Underdog teams for 2014.
Yesterday our musician on the programme, Racehl Reis talked about making jam & how she was heading off to find some rhubard & some jars. Our man Colm Flynn went along to eavesdrop on her jam making & also joining John on the line is Liz Loftus of Lizzy's Homemade Jams.
Joining John on the line is fashion guru Darren Kennedy on the latest trend for summer - ' the sad dad look of socks & sandals' & very loud hawaiian shirts- according to the increase in sales of these items at various retail shops, compared to this time last year!