Friday 23rd September

The Gathering

Alan Kelly, Labour TD Tipperary, Josepha Madigan, Fine Gael TD Dublin Rathdown, Brenda Power, Daily Mail Columnist, DErmot O'Leary, NBRU General Secretary

Donal Lenihan - Rugby Legend

Donal Lenihan

Mallow District Court

Paddy O'Gorman

Irish Emigrant Senator

Billy Lawless

Children and Heart Disease

Professor Niall Moyna, DCU

Dublin Bus Strike

Joe Mackin, Restaurant Owner, Mark Earley, Manager The Woollen Mills Restaurant, John Caulwell, The Spar, O'Connell Street, Dublin

Thursday 22nd September

Paralympians Return Home

Greta Streimikyte, Middle Distance Runner, Austin O'Carroll, Sailor, Eoghan Clifford, Cyclist

Paul Muldoon Selected Poems, 1968 to 2014

Poet, Paul Muldoon

Total Shutdown of Public Transport Looms

Michael Doherty, Professor of Law at NUI Maynooth, Specialising in Employment Law and Industrial Relations

U.S. Presidential Election : Republican v Democrat

Nicolee Ambrose, Republican Political Activist, Conservative Commentator and Republican National Committeewoman for Maryland, Mac Zilber, Democratic Campaign Consultant and Partner with Jacobson & Zilber Strategies

Homeless people forced to sleep on the floor of the Cafe in Merchants Quay Ireland in Dublin City Centre

Brian O'Connell spent Tuesday night in the Cafe

Speed Vans in Kerry

Michael Healy Rae, Independent TD Kerry

GSOC Ten Years Old

Chairperson, Judge Mary Ellen Ring, states the case for new powers

Wednesday 21st September

Homecare Packages

Evelyn O'Rourke met Willy O'Brien who is an elderly parent, caring for his adult son in Dublin and in studio Sean Moynihan, CEO of Alone, talks about the short falls in the homecare system

Science Matters: Electric Cars

Sean Duke, Science and Technology Journalist

A Bingewatcher's Notebook

Clive James, Poet, Author and TV Critic Extraordinaire salutes the Box Set

Limerick Twenty Thirty - making the most of Brexit

Denis Brosnan, Former Head of The Kerry Group


David Quinn, Irish Independent Columnist and Director of the Iona Institute, Jillian Van Turnhout, Former Senator and Children's Rights Advocate

Fresh Allegations against Sinn Fein Leader, Gerry Adams

Noel Doran, Editor of The Irish News, Gerry Kelly, Sinn Fein Spokesperson on Policing

Tuesday 20th September

President Michael D Higgins

President Higgins at The Ploughing

GAA at The Ploughing

Joe Canning, Galway Hurler and Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh

Young Farmer of The Year

Kevin Moran and Darragh McCullough, Deputy Farming Editor, Farming Independent

Two Rugby Greats - Rob and Dave Kearney

Kearney Brothers

Out and About at The Ploughing

Marie Louise O'Donnell

Helping Children Concentrate

David Coleman, Psychologist

An Ideal Farm Husband

Lorna Sixsmith, Author

Rural Crime

Colin Connolly, Rural Crime Prevention Officer IFA, Liam Dunne, Tillage Farmer

Monday 19th September

Weekend Sport

Charlie Redmond, All Ireland Winning Dublin Foward, John Maughan, Three Time All Ireland Manager as Mayo Manager, Orla Bannon, Sports Writer, Damian Lawlor, Presenter of RTE's GAA Podcast Jones's Road

Lost Property at Garda Stations

Brian O'Connell

Shopping Online for Legal Services

Kid Harwood, Director of Wildings Solicitors and CEO of LawBid


Jennifer Gargan, Director of EPIC

The Dole

Paddy O'Gorman report

Anniversary of Sean O'Casey's Death

Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor Modern Irish History UCD

Fianna Fáil Think In

Barry Cowen, F.F. TD

Future of an Post

Ned O'Hara, Irish Postmasters Union

Friday 16th September

The Gathering

Eamon Ryan, Leader of the Green Party, Fergus O'Dowd, Fine Gael TD for Louth, Lise Hand, Journalist and Broadcaster, Niamh Lyons, Political Editor of The Times, Ireland Edition

Movie Classic - Aliens

Olan McGowan

VHI Health Insurance Increase

Dermot Goode, TotalHealthCover.ie

Siege of Jadotville

Declan Power, Security and Defence Analyst, Conor Quinlan, Grandson of Commanding Officer Pat Quinlan

Dubin V Mayo All Ireland Preview

Michael Ring, Fine Gael TD for Mayo and Minister of State, Darragh O'Brien, Fianna Fail TD for Dubin Fingal

EU Summit in Bratislava

Suzanne Lynch, Irish Times European Correspondent

Dublin Bus Strike

Jim Power, Economist, Dermot O'leary, General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union

Thursday 15th September

Is Bread Toast?

Louise Reynolds, Dietician, Tracy Coyne, TracysKitchen.ie

Home Grown Homes

Dominic Stevens, Architect

Waterford District Court

Paddy O'Gorman

Rising Rents

Dr. Aideen Hayden, Chairperson of Threshold, Fintan McNamara, Director Residential Landlords Association

Bus Strikes

Richard Guiney, CEO Dublin Town

Ireland: The Autobiography

John Bowman, Broadcaster and Historian

Mary Lou McDonald

Mary Lou McDonald, Vice President Sinn Fein

Project Eagle

Richard Curran, Business Journalist

Wednesday 14th September


Pauric Horkan

Culture Night

Marie Louise O'Donnell

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