Marian Finucane

Marian Finucane

Saturday, Sunday, 11 - 1pm

Marian Finucane Saturday 13 December 2014

Stories I never told my Mother

Stories I never told my Mother

‘Stories I never told my Mother’ is an online log of childhood adventures, mishaps, innocence and fun. Simon Digby joins Marian on the line.

Humans of Ireland

Humans of Ireland

Lee Furlong on reuniting a man with his family for Christmas.

humansofireland.ie

 

 

Young Men and Depression

Young Men and Depression

Irish cricketer John Mooney and Cavan GAA goalkeeper Alan O'Mara join Marian in studio.

If you or someone close to you is suffering from depression or any other mental illness the following contact details might be of use:

www.aware.ie

1890 303 302

Monday to Sunday

10am to 10pm

www.samaritans.org

PH: 116 123

www.pieta.ie

turn2me.org

 

 

Coins - Ronnie O'Toole

Coins - Ronnie O'Toole

Ronnie O'Toole of the Central Bank on a shortage of small coins.

Non Fiction Books

Non Fiction Books

For many people relaxing over Christmas is all about curling up in front of the fire with a good book. So today we’re looking at some hidden gems in the non-fiction category that might make the perfect gift for someone you know. Marian is joined by Janet Hawkins owner of The Blessington Bookstore and Stephen Boylan, Books Purchasing Manager with Easons.

JANET HAWKIN’S SUGGESTIONS
1. “Not my Fathers’s Son – a Family Memoir”  by  Alan Cumming  
(Biography category)

2. The Legendary ‘Lugs’ Branigan Ireland’s most famous Garda  by  Kevin C. Kearns      (Category Biography/History)

3. Do No Harm : Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh (Category Biography)

4. The Last Armada by Des Ekin   (Category History)

5. Frank Aiken - Nationalist and Internationalist edited by Bryce Evans and Stephen Kelly    (Category political / Biography)

6. Joan of Arc by Helen Castor    (Category History)


7. Great Railway Journeys of the World – Julian Holland (Category Coffee Table)

STEPHEN BOYLAN’S SUGGESTIONS:

1. VINTAGE WISDOM FOR A MODERN GEEK BY MAYA VAN WAGENEN (PENGUIN)

2. SLÁINTE BY CAROLINE HENNESSY AND KRISTIN JENSEN (NEW ISLAND BOOKS)

3. 16 DEAD MEN BY ANNE-MARIE RYAN (MERCIER PRESS)

4. CAKE BY SHANE CURRAN (PENGUIN IRELAND)
 
5. TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: MAD PILGRIMAGE OF THE FLESH BY JOHN LAHR (BLOOMSBURY)

6. The Times We Lived In by Arminta Wallace (Irish Times Books)

7. You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes by Chris Hadfield (Macmillan)

8. Waterford Whispers News by Colm Williamson (Blackstaff Press)

Che Guevara

Che Guevara

Che Guevara visited Ireland 50 years ago. His interpreter Felima O'Callaghan joins Marian on the line from Spain.

Ask the Specialist

Ask the Specialist

Rowan Manahan from Fortify Services joins Marian to talk about job applications.

About The Show

In-depth interviews, human interest stories, consumer and lifestyle news as well as a lively panel discussion on issues of the week and newspaper reviews.

Saturday and Sunday from 11am-1pm

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