Marian Finucane Saturday 15 June 2013
Interview: Marian talks to Sir Michael Gambon about his life, work and the World Actor's Forum, which he's in Dublin for this weekend.
On in the Gate Theatre this weekend, this is the first World Actors' Forum: See http://www.worldactorsforum.com/ for more information.
Rugby star and UNICEF Ireland Ambassador Donncha O'Callaghan talks about his trip to Syria and what he witnessed there. To donate, go to www.unicef.ie or ring 1850 76 7999.
The End of History: Niamh Crowley, PRO of the Irish History Teacher's Association, Fiach Mac Conghail (Director of the Abbey&Independent Senator) and Seán deLap (vice-principal at Coláiste Íosagáin) talk about the possibility of history becoming non-compulsory on the Junior Cert curriculum.
Benefits of yoga: Personal trainer Pat Henry and G.P. Nina Byrnes discuss the benefits of yoga, with Neha Gothe, researcher at the University of Illnois, joining us on the 'phone.
House-swap: Joan Scales, travel writer and Frank Kelly of Intervac join us in studio to talk about house-swapping, with Margaret Ward and Cathy Curran on the line telling us their stories.
History and the Junior Cert Curriculum
NIAMH CROWLEY - PRO of the Irish History Teachers Association / Fiach Mac Conghail - Director of the Abbey Theatre and Independent Senator / SEAN DELAP, vice-principal Coláiste Iosagáin discuss the removal of history as a compulsory subject.
Joan Scales, Frank Kelly, Margaret Ward, Cathy Curran and discuss travel stories and their experience of house-swapping.
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