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Wednesday 1st March

A Woman's Work - Harriet Harman

Harriet Harman is the longest-serving female MP in the House of Commons and has been a prominent champion of women's rights for almost four decades. She helped make the Labour ...

Friday 11th November

Professor Louise Richardson

Louise Richardson has come a long way since her early years growing up in Tramore. One of the world’s most respected political scientists and a leading commentator on international terrorism, she spent ...

Tuesday 8th November

The Best of Billy Keane

For the last 16 years or so, writer and publican Billy Keane has been writing despatches from his native Listowel for the Irish Independent. The columns are poignant, perceptive and ...

Friday 4th November

Former Farmer - Now Inventor

Ten years ago Richard Weldon was a hugely successful farmer running a million euro business, until the pressures of modern farming and a horrific accident plunged him into a deep depression. Mr ...

Friday 21st October

I Read the News Today, Oh Boy!

A Day in the Life, one of the Beatles' most affecting and popular songs - a song inspired by Irish aristocrat Tara Browne. Browne was one of the movers and shakers ...

Thursday 20th October

Sebastian Barry

Days Without End is the new novel from acclaimed Irish author Sebastian Barry.  It brings us from Sligo in Famine times, across the Atlantic to America and the bloody Indian ...

Tuesday 18th October

Ken Clarke, Veteran MP

Ken Clarke is a British political grandee, a man who has held various high offices in a political career stretching back over fifty years. He has just published a political ...

Micheal Martin, Leader of Fianna Fáil

Hard to believe it’s only been a week since Finance Minister Michael Noonan delivered Budget 2017 and now that the dust has settled, it would appear two measurements are causing ...

Thursday 13th October

Minister Katherine Zappone

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone was arguably one of the big winners in Budget 2017. She managed to push her Single Affordable Childcare package across the line but ...

Tuesday 6th September

LIVE Music with Colm Mac Con Iomaire

A musical interlude in today’s show, and a real treat. Colm Mac Con Iomaire, well known for his work with The Frames, The Swell Season, his own albums and so many ...

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