Friday 16th March

The Friday Gathering

Kevin Humphreys, Labour, Colm Brophy, F.G., David Quinn, Iona Institute, Alison O'Connor, Irish Examiner

Rugby Preview: Ireland v England

Tom McGurk

Taoiseach in the Whitehouse

Marion McKeon

Cool Planet

Ireland’s first interactive climate change experience is in Enniskerry in Wicklow. Called ‘Cool Planet’, Evelyn O'Rourke got the tour from the CEO Vicky Brown.

St Patrick's Day

Robert Kineavy, Sydney, Geald Lawless, Dubai, Magalie Thabuis, Cannes, Rocco Caira, Spain

Russian Presidential Election

Mary Dejevsky, The Independent

Leo & The Windmills

Brendan Howlin, Fergus O'Dowd, Daniel McConnell

Thursday 15th March

England Coach, Eddie Jones 'Scummy Irish' Comments

Ciaran Murphy and Eddie O'Sullivan


Dr. Maire Finn, GP

Cheltenham Festival

Paddy O'Gorman

Ruby Walsh Out of Cheltenham Due To Fall

Ted Walsh, father of Ruby

Plans for the New Central Mental Hospital

Dr. Harry Kennedy

Court Backs Use of Reasonable Force Against Intruders

Liam Herrick, Executive Director ICCL, Dara Robertson, Criminal Defence Solicitor

Annual Leave and Storm Emma

Brendan O'Brien, SIPTU Sector Organiser

Leo Varadkar and The Donald

Ruth Coppinger, Solidarity PBP, Seth Barrett Tillman, Law Lecturer Maynooth University

Wednesday 14th March

Creator of Riverdance

Bill Whelan

Mistaken Identity

Amy Daly

Death of Stephen Hawking

Peter Gallagher, Professor in Astrophysics Trinity College Dublin

Taoiseach in the US

Suzanne Lynch, Irish Times Washington Correspondent

Future of Marketing

Meabh Quoirin, CEO & Co-Owner of The Foresight Factory

UK / Russia

John Rentoul, London Independent

New Waste Charges

Des Crinion, Panda

New Apartment Construction Regulation

Hubert Fitzpatrick, CIF, Orla Hegarty, UCD

Tuesday 13th March

The Science of Light

Dr. Shane Bergin


Phil Entwistle, Lecturer in Chinese Studies, UCD

BAI Guidelines

Michael O'Keeffe, CEO BAI

Trolley Figures

Billy Kelleher, F.F. TD Cork North Central

Mobile Phones in Cars

Brian O'Connell

Rescue 116 – One Year On

Katie Hannon

Our Ladys Hospice

Martin Wall

Russia/Skripal Poisioning

Tom Tugendhat

Monday 12th March

Weekend Sport

Damian Lawlor, Orla Bannon, Lindsay Peat

Mother's Day

Paddy O'Gorman

Vulture Funds/Renters

John Mark McCafferty, CEO Threshold

Leo Varadkar visits the US

Marion McKeon, Sunday Business Post Journalist in the U.S.

Family Courts

Evelyn O'Rourke

Former President Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese

Friday 9th March

The Friday Gathering

Catherine Noone, F.G. Senator, Ronan Mullen, Independent Senator, Fionnan Sheahan, Editor Irish Independent, Sarah Carey, Columnist, the Times, Ireland Edition

Six Nations Preview: Ireland v Scotland

Ian Robertson, Former Scotland Fly Half and BBC Radio Commentator, Michael Corcoran, RTE Rugby Commentator

MEP's Propose Changes To Defence

Brian Hayes, F.G. MEP, Roger Cole, Irish Peace and Nutrality Alliance

North Korea and US

Adam Cathcart, Leeds University

Credit Union Car Draws

Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor Irish Independent

8th Amendment Referendum

Dr. Mark Murphy, Doctors for Choice, Dr. John Monaghan, Pro Life

Thursday 8th March

What To Catch In Culture

Patrick Freyne, Features Journalist, Irish Times, Roe McDermott, Film Editor, Hot Press Magazine

Longford District Court

Paddy O'Gorman met some people at Court

Irish Food Writers Guild Awards

Mark Jenkinson, the Cider Mill, Siobhan Ni Ghairbaith, Inagh Farm, Graham Roberts, Connemara Smokehouse Smoked Mackerel

Nerve Agents

Alastair Hay, Emeritus Professor of Environmental Toxicology, Leeds University

Seville Place Creche

Evelyn O'Rourke

Gate Theatre

Sinead Crowley, RTE Arts and Media Correspondent

Contest the next General Election

Justin McAleese

Garda Homicide Figures

John Whelan, SAVE

Wednesday 7th March

The Turf Peat Incense Company

Marie Louise O'Donnell

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