Monday 10th December
Today kicks off with a great mix of debates, food, consumer issues, competitions and film reviews. Maura and Dáithí will be joined by panellists, Pat Fitzpatrick, Sunday Independent Journalist and Operation Transformation's, Dr. Eva Orsmond. Guest, Micheal Maypother will be in studio talking about his battle with type 2 Diabetes and Sinead Hanley from www.diabetes.ie will join the discussion from our Dublin studio. Consumer journalist, Conor Pope will be there to look after viewers concerns about warranties while the beautiful town of Carrick on Shannon will showcase their town this festive season. Margaret Doherty joins us in our Athlone studio to encourage us to think and buy local this festive season. Rachel Allen is cooking up some festive food while, Pat Fitzpatrick is previewing movies on TV this Christmas.
Tuesday 11th December
Maura Derrane and Dáithí Ó Sé will be joined by panellists Neil Prendeville, Cork 96fm and broadcaster Lorraine Keane. Journalist and ex-guard, Niall O'Connor joins the debate about Garda station closures and its impact on communities. Lorraine will discuss her charity trip to Guatemala, while a lively discussion takes place on The Left Handed Festival in Mullingar for 'The Gathering'. Check out the latest fashion with Carrig Donn, while our feature Christmas town today is the festive Tralee. Celebrity Chef Kevin Dundon will be making a Sherry Trifle for the festive season.
Wednesday 12th December
Maura and Dáithí will be joined by panellists John O'Keefe, Criminologist and MD of TalentBase and also Yvonne Joye, Irish Independent Columnist. Special guest Joanne O' Riordan joins the discussion on disabilities. Top story today is the budget cuts on respite care. Rachel Allen will be making delicious shortbread, while the Off the Rails expert Brendan Courtney will have some great fashion advice for viewers. Our feature Christmas town today is the Waterford.
Thursday 13th December
Dáithí and Maura will be joined by panellists Journalist of The Irish Times, Brian O'Connell and Deirdre O'Shaughnessy, Cork Independent newspaper. Dr. Chris Luke will answer all viewers' question on skin diseases while, Chef Richard Corrigan will make a delicious Steamed Turkey and ham pie. The Movie Show team will feature the best cinema releases, while we keep up to date the festive news. Darina Allen will be showing us how to John Dory home salt dough.
Friday 14th December
Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh and Norah Casey kick off Friday's show with panellists Anna McPartlin, comedian and author and Colin Murphy, Comedian. Travel expert, Fionn Davenport will be giving great travel advice, while Colum McCormack-Crowe is in the studio to keep us all up to date on Celebrity Gossip and the latest news from the sets of the soaps. Lots of great Christmas make and do tips on today's show.