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    Thursday 30th October

    Travel: Foodie Destinations

    Karen Creed and Fionn Davenport

    How Google Works

    Adam Maguire, Business and Technology Journalist and Marco Herbst, Technology Entrepreneur and Owner of Evercam

    Orla Tinsley in New York

    Orla Tinsley, CF Campaigner and Writer

    Rumble in the Jungle - Forty Years Ago Today

    Jimmy Magee

    Relatives of the 1916 Easter Rising

    Valerie Cox report, James Connolly Heron, Great Grandson of James Connolly and Professor Mary Daly, UCD

    The Double Irish Tour

    Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

    Wednesday 29th October

    Book Club: Us

    Michael Colgan, Artistic Director, The Gate Theatre, Anne Marie Hourihane, Journalist and Broadcaster, Matasha Fennell, Director of Stillwater Communications, Eibhear Walshe, Author and Lecturer, Department of English UCC

    CrossHeir on the Crytic Crossword

    Paul O'Doherty, Setter of the Irish Times Cryptic Crossword

    Mountain Rescue

    Mai Murphy who was rescued off a Mountain in Kerry

    Drogheda Courts

    Paddy O'Gorman talked to some people at Drogheda District Court

    A Parting Gift - A Documentary

    Philomena McAteer and Siobhan, Chief Technical Officers, Department of Anatomy, Trinity College Dublin, Brian Montague, his Dad donated his body to Science and John Coleman, his mother signed up for donation but body was declined.

    US Mid Terms

    Niall O'Dowd, Founder of IrishCentral.com and Irish Voice and Larry Donnelly, NUI Galway Law Lecturer

    Christopher Marianayagam Inquest

    Roger Murray, Solicitor, Callan Tansey Solicitors

    Tuesday 28th October

    Giving and Getting Feedback in the Workplace

    Paul Mooney, Tandem Consulting

    Belfast Days: A 1972 Teenage Diary

    I/V with The Author, Eimear O'Callaghan

    A Day in the Life of Cleaners

    Marie Louise O'Donnell

    Abortion Pill Train to Belfast

    Ruth Coppinger, Sicialist Party TD and Sam Coulter Smith, Master of The Rotunda

    Bullying

    Aodhan O'Riordan, Minister of State at The Department of Justice, Equality and Arts

    Monday 27th October

    Trans-Atlantic Sailor, Erkan Gursoy, was escorted into Kilronan Harbour in Inishmore by RNLI Lifeguards

    Erkan Gursoy, Sailor

    Century Ireland: 1914

    Mark Duncan, Director Century Ireland and Dr. REgina Ui Chollatain, UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics

    Political Poll

    Pat Leahy, Political Editor and Deputy Editor Sunday Business Post

    Ukraine

    Edward Lucas, Senior Editor at The Economist

    Politicians and the Twitter Machine

    Niall Devitt, Social Media Consultant, Niamh Lyons, Political Reporter, The Irish Daily Mail

    Bullying

    MacLean Burke, Actor, and Roisin O'Hara, Journalist

    Friday 24th October

    The Gathering

    Fiach Kelly, Political Correspondent, Irish Times, Eoghan Murphy, Fine Gael TD, Martina Devlin, Author, Padraig MacLochlainn, Sinn Fein TD

    Tax Credits and Reliefs

    Sinead Ryan, Consumer Journalist

    Libel Laws

    Paul Tweed, Media Lawyer and Ger Colleran, Former Editor of The Star Newspaper

    Horse Doping

    John Mooney, Security Correspondent Sunday Times, Noel Meade, Horse Trainer

    Thursday 23rd October

    Two Dead in Donegal

    Stephen Maguire spoke to Sean on the suspicious deaths of a husband and wife in Carndonagh, Co. Donegal. A man in his forties has been arrested in relation to the deaths. The couple are said to have been very well known in the area and there is widespread shock in Carndonagh.

    Children's Ombudsman

    The process to select a new Children’s Ombudsman to replace Emily Logan will get underway in the coming weeks and the hopeful candidates will face an interview panel made up of experts in the field - including a number of children and teenagers.

    The Right to Die

    She is a former nun, a Hospice nurse and a Chaplain to prisoners in Wormwood Scrubs but now 49 year old Kate Tobin from Lismore in Co Waterford has been diagnosed with advanced Multiple Sclerosis and she wants the right to die at a time of her own choosing.

    Attack on Canadian Parliament Building

    Graham Finlay, UCD lecturer, spoke to Sean on the attack on the Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa.

    Foreign Doctors Registration

    Just recently we read about the case of a Romanian doctor who was suspended after just ten days working in Crumlin Children’s Hospital. He wasn’t able to perform even the simplest tasks properly.

    John Tierney and Irish Water

    Fergus O'Dowd spoke to Sean and shared his opinion that John Tierney should step down as CEO of Irish Water. He feels the public want a new manangement team and that they have the chance to make things right now.

    Positive Action Spending

    An internal HSE audit into the Hepatitis C Support Group Positive Action has uncovered breaches of corporate governance and inappropriate spending on a range of items including beauty therapies, dog kennel costs, relaxation breaks , supermarket bills and emotional healing.

    Wednesday 22nd October

    Maria Cahill meeting with An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny

    Brian Dowling, RTE

    Judging W.T. Cosgrave

    Michael Laffan, Historian and Author of a new book entitled 'Judging W.T. Cosgrave'

    Early Childhood Care and Education

    Roisin O'Hara reports

    Wills and Legacy

    Susan O'Dwyer, CEO Make A Wish Foundation and Chair of My Legacy and Tim Bracken, Barrister and Author of The Probate Handbook

    Cash Exchange

    Paddy O'Gorman visited Bray in Co. Wicklow

    White Bread

    John McKenna, Guide Books Author and Gordon Polson, Director of the Federation of Bakers, UK

    Irish Water

    Paul Melia, Environment Correspondent, Irish Independent

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