Saturday, 9.10am

Playback Saturday 20 April 2019



A compilation of the best of the week from RTE's audio services, presented by Ronan Kelly

On this week's programme...

Philip Boucher-Hayes with Paddy Cosgrave on Drivetime (Radio 1)

Paul Reynolds with Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris on Morning Ireland (Radio 1)

Brendan Dennehy's Fatherhood Programme on Today with Sean O'Rourke (Radio 1)

Tiger Woods, JP McManus and parenting on Game On (2FM)

Eric Donovan, boxer on Sunday Sport (Radio 1)

Rachel Keogh on child prostitution and recovering from addiction on The Ryan Tubridy Show (Radio 1)

Music: "Pennies for the Poor Basket",  The Man Whom on The John Creedon Show (Radio 1)

Children cycling to school on An Saol ó Dheas (Raidio Na Gaeltachta)

Jack, competition winner, with Jamie Maguire on RTÉ Junior Radio

Wedding disaster on video - Aifric and Carl sitting in on Chris & Ciara (2FM) 

Story of judge being called for jury service and Spike Milligan and Tommy Cooper jokes on Marty In The Morning (Lyric FM)


Tommy Cooper joke on Marty In The Morning (Lyric FM)

"Paddy Drac" remembered on Drivetime (Radio 1)

Notre Dame fire - first news on Drivetime (Radio 1)

Music: "Viderunt Omnes", Pérotin on Blue of the Night (Lyric FM)

Jarlath Killeen (TCD English Dept.) on The Leap of Faith (Radio 1)

Good Friday faith special,  Like Family (Radio 1) 

Lyra McKee TED talk, Ray D'Arcy Show & Morning Ireland (Radio 1)

Shooting dead of Lyra McKee in Derry - Susan McKay on Today with Katie Hannon (Radio 1)

Music: "Acrasia", In Their Thousands from a Studio 8 Session on Arena (Radio 1)

"A Last Supper", by John MacKenna from Sunday Miscellany (Radio 1)

Mother and Baby Homes Commission interim report on Morning Ireland and Today with Seán O'Rourke

Maynooth College Chapel Choir during the Solemn Liturgy for Good Friday – broadcast live on RTE Radio 1 Extra and Radio 1 Long Wave


Marian Harkin, MEP on Countrywide (Radio 1)

Petula Martin, Business News on Drivetime (Radio 1)

Technology and schoolchildren in China on World Report (Radio 1)

Irish schoolchildren and technology on Morning Ireland (Radio 1)

The Book On One: "The Country Girls" by Edna O'Brien read by Hillary O'Shaughnessy (Radio 1)

Niall Tubridy, neurologist on Dave Fanning (2FM)

Kerrie Gamble on surviving domestic abuse on The Ray D'Arcy Show (Radio 1)

Kate Mulhern on escaping an attempted abduction on The Ryan Tubridy Show (Radio 1)

All sport is local on Game On (2FM)

About The Show

Playback with Sinéad Mooney & Ronan Kelly brings you the best from right across the RTÉ audio services.

Morning Ireland, Liveline, Marian Finucane, Sean O'Rourke, Ray D'Arcy, Tubridy and the News at One - they're all there, along with choice cuts from Sports, Documentary on One, Arena and many many more.

Saturday, 9.10am on RTÉ Radio 1

Music Played on the Show

Pennies For The Poor Basket

Pennies For The Poor Basket

The Man Whom


Viderunt Omnes

Viderunt Omnes

The Hilliard Ensemble




In Their Thousands




Presenters/Producers: Ronan Kelly & Sinéad Mooney


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