Thursday 30th March

200 Years Licensed Vintners Association

Deirdre Devitt, Chair of Licensed Vintners Association

Travel: The Dordogne in France

Fionn Davenport

Water Charges

Kate O'Connell, F.G., Eamonn Ryan, Green Party

Finian McGrath, Minister of State for Disability Issues

Finian McGrath

Respite Care

Brian O'Connell

Templemore Garda College Report

Professor Niamh Brennan, UCD Smurfit Business School

PAC Row with Michael Noonan

Sean Fleming, F.F. and Josepha Madigan, F.G.

Garda Commissioner before Oireachtas Justice Committee

Harry McGee, Irish Times

Wednesday 29th March

Bus Eireann Strike

John Murphy, SIPTU Organiser Dublin Bus, Michael McComiskey, Bus Eireann Driver

Organ Donation Awareness Week

Liz Delaney and her Daughter Michaela

Brexit Discussion

Manfred Weber, German MEP, John Redwood, Conservative MP

Templemore Report Ctd.

Sean Fleming, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Catherine Murphy, Social Democrat TD and Member of PAC

Brexit Triggered

Dara Murphy, Minister of State for European Affairs, Liam Halligan, Columnist with the Daily Telegraph, Dan O'Brien, Chief Economist with The Institute of International and European Affairs

Chanelle McCoy

Chanelle McCoy

Brexit/Northern Ireland Executive

Gerry Adams, Leader Sinn Fein

Templemore Garda College Report

John Mooney, Sunday Times Crime Correspondent

Tuesday 28th March

Three Plays: Forgotten, Silent and Underneath

Pat Kinevane

Panda Recycling

Evelyn O'Rourke report


Ian Black, Senior Visiting Fellow, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics

Garda Commissioner contd.

Clare Daly, Independents 4change, Colm Brophy, F.G. TD Dublin South West


Brian O'Connell report and Seamus Coffey, Economist, UCC

Bus Eireann

Sean Barrett, Trinity College Dublin

New Vision for Health Care in Ireland

Dr. Tom Keane, Chair of The Towards 2026 Report

Garda Commissioner

Brendan Howlin, Labour Party Leader, Dara Calleary, Fianna Fail

Monday 27th March

Weekend Sport

Damian Lawlor, Presenter RTE's GAA Podcast, Sarah O'Donovan, All Ireland Winning Camogie Player

Mother's Day spent at the Graveyard

Paddy O'Gorman

Parents Working from Home

David Coleman, Clinical Child Psychologist

North Power Sharing Deadline Looms

Alex Kane, Political Columnist and Commentator

Garda Commissioner Ctd.

Michael Darcy, F.G. TD

Eating Disorders

Fiona and John Morris

Bus Eireann Strike

Brian O'Connell in Sallins, Co. Kildare, Anthony Ryan, Ryans of Galway

Garda Commissioner Under Pressure

Mick Clifford, Special Correspondent, Irish Examiner, Alan Farrell, F.G. TD Dublin Fingal, John O'Brien, Former Chief Superintendent, Garda Traffic Bureau

Friday 24th March

The Gathering

Fergus O'Dowd, Fine Gael TD for Louth, Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Fein's Health Spokesperson, Alison O'Connor, Broadcaster and Columnist with the Irish Examiner, Gary Murphy, School of Law and Government, DCU

Book: Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of our Gendered Minds

Cordelia Fine, Author

Martin McGuinness RIP/Assembly Negotiations:

Ian Paisley Jnr., DUP MP North Antrim

Dublin District Court

Paddy O'Gorman

Garda Traffic Convictions Error

Evan O'Dwyer, O'Dwyer Solicitors, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo, Ann Fogarty, PARC, Brendan Howlin, Labour Party Leader

Bus Eireann Strike

Brian O'Connell at a picket line in Limerick, Sean Barrett, Economics Lecturer, TCD, Dermot O'Leary, NBRU

Thursday 23rd March

Book Club: Hillbilly Elegy

Eamon Dunphy, Broadcaster, JoAnne Mancini, Senior Lecturer in History, Maynooth University, Frankie Gaffney, Author, Brenda Power, Columnist Sunday Times and Irish Daily Mail

Athlone District Court

Paddy O'Gorman

Funeral of Martin McGuinness

Pat McArt, Former Editor Derry Journal

Respite Services in North Kerry

Brian O'Connell

WRC Director General

Oonagh Buckley, WRC Director General

Terror in London

Tom Clonan, Security Analyst, Margaret, Royal United Service Institute, Michael Cockerell, 'Inside the Commons' Documentary Maker, Ken Livingstone, Former Mayor of London, Marc Reeves, Editor Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 22nd March

Bus Éireann

Martin Wall, Industry Correspondent Irish Times

Moving Well

Dr. Johann Issartell, DCU School of Health and Human Performance, Professor Noel O'Connor, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, DCU

President of UCC

Professor Patrick O'Shea

The Raqqa Diaries

Mike Thomson

Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Meeting

Niamh Lyons, Political Editor, The Times, Ireland Edition

Digital Device Ban

Simon Caulder, Travel Writer, London Independent

The Future of Healthcare

Paul Cullen, Health Correspondent Irish Times

RTÉ DG Dee Forbes

Dee Forbes

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