The Ray D'Arcy Show

The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Friday 22nd March

Mumford and Sons are Coming to Ireland

Mumford and Sons are coming to Ireland this summer! They’ll play two dates at Malahide Castle in June. and Marcus Mumford chats to Ray this afternoon

Live Music with Mick Flannery

Soundtrack to His Life Colm O Regan

Every Friday we invite people to tell us about the soundtrack to their life and youth. Today, Ray chat's to comedian, broadcaster, novelist Colm O'Regan.

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On today's show, Finbar Furey on Sweet Sixteen on Alan Partridge, Colm O'Regan on the soundtrack to his life, live music from Mick Flannery and Marcus Mumford chats to Ray

Thursday 21st March

Losing 3 Siblings Tragically

Aishleen, Katie Anne and Charlotte are in studio with Ray, they’re here to talk about how three of their siblings all died in separate tragic circumstances.

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On Today's show, dealing with losing 3 siblings, missing Irish words from the the Oxford English Dictionary and funding from the Community Foundation of Ireland

Wednesday 20th March

Colman Noctor - Child and adolescent psychotherapist

Ray talks to psychotherapist Colman Noctor


DAVID STANTON - Minister of State at the Department of Justice talks to Ray about the gambling regulatory authority

Neil Delamare

Comedian Neil Delamere is live in studio fresh from the ‘Paddy's Night in Support of Comic Relief’ to chat to Ray.

Irish passport authority

The head of the Irish passport service FIONA PENOLLAR joins Ray live in studio to talk about everything passport related

Tuesday 19th March

Pricewatch - Conor Pope

Burnout - Emily and Amelia Nagoski

Do you often feel overwhelmed, like you’re not doing enough? Sisters Emily and Amelia Nagoski have written a new book looking at Burnout and how emotional exhaustion affects women differently than men. Based on their own experiences and backed up by science, they share how to cope with stress.  Emily and Amelia Nagoski’s book ‘Burnout’ is out now.

Kellie Harrington - Auctioning Off her 2015 National Elite Belt

Irish World Champion Boxer, Kellie Harrington, is auctioning off her 2015 National Elite belt and an Irish vest in order to raise funds for neighbors who lost their home to a fire in the North Inner City last week.

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On today's show, Kellie Harrington is auctioning off her 2015 National Elite belt, Burnout - Emily and Amelia Nagoski, House swap Kilkenny to Valencia and Pricewatch with Conor Pope

Friday 15th March

St Patrick's Day

Ray chats to Davina Robert and Amanda about St Paatrick's Day parades in towns across the country.

Soudtrack Of Your Life

Every Friday we invite people to tell us about the soundtrack to their life and youth. Today, Ray chat's to Republic Of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy.

Jason Byrne

On today's show Ray chats to comedian Jason Byrne about being a judge on Ireland’s Got Talent and this years Grand Marshal at the Dublin St. Patrick’s Day parade

Thursday 14th March

Relationship Advice with Ray & Alison

Francis Rossi Status Quo

Status Quo have sold more than 100 million records globally. Francis Rossi the legendary front man has just brought out a tell-all memoir called 'I Talk Too Much' About his life.... the band.... sex... drugs.... rock ‘n’ roll and his friendship with band member Rick Parfitt - who died two years ago. Francis chats to Ray this afternoon

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On today's show, planning your wedding without a groom, racing from Cheltenham, Francis Rossi from Status Quo on his new book and relationship advice with Ray and Allison

Wednesday 13th March

Rescue 116

Living with Fibromyalgia

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On today's show, guide god leading the St. Patricks Day parade, live racing from Cheltenham, living with Fibromyalgia, having your dream job and two years since the rescue 116 tragedy

Tuesday 12th March

Ar gClub

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On today's show, Boh's player on Countdown, Racing from Cheltenham, Ar gClub on TG4 and we catch up with Karen Penny who is walking the coast of Ireland

Monday 11th March

Pauline Mc Lynn - Ireland’s Great Get Together

Parkland - Dave Cullen

Journalist Dave Cullen was one of the first reporters on the scene of the Columbine School shooting in 1999 which saw two students gun down twelve of their classmates and a teacher before taking their own lives. Columbine sent shockwaves around the world and in the nearly 20 years that followed there have been a further 200 school shootings in the US.

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On today's show, HPV vaccine uptake is getting better, Parkland the Book, Pricewatch with Conor Pope, Irelands best Food Truck and Pauline Mc Lynn on Irelands Great Get Together

Friday 8th March

The Newborn Identity - Twisted Doodles

Her work has gone viral worldwide, and some of her illustrations and cartoons are recognized all over the world, but Maria Boyle, also known as ‘Twisted Doodles’ has put her parenting advice to the test. She has written a new book, entitled ‘The Newborn Identity’ which is described as a part comic, part how-to guide and part memoir of her journey to parenthood

Live Music Eleanor McEvoy

Soundtrack to Her Life Eilish O Carroll

Every Friday we invite people to tell us about the soundtrack to their life and youth. Today, Ray chat's to actor Eilish O’Carroll

Eurovision 2019

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On todays show, Ray chats to Sarah McTernan Irelands entry for the Eurovision this year, Eilish O Carroll takes us through the soundtrack to her life, live music from Eleanor McEvoy and Twisted Doodles has a book on parenting!

Thursday 7th March

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On today's show, Sam Smyth on Michael Jackson, How to Be a Parent with Phillipa Perry, we are all grand and John Creedan on his trip to Central America

Wednesday 6th March

Calorie Counts on Menus

Restaurants may now be required by law to display calorie counts on their menus by the end of the year. This is according to minister for health Simon Harris but we’ve heard all about these commitments before!

The Gift of Friends Emma Hannigan New Book - Dad Philip

We just learned today that author Emma Hannigan’s final novel, The Gift of Friends  went straight to number one in the Irish charts after just three days sales.

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On today's show, Do you want to life swap and go live in Spain ? Philip Hannigan the father of the late author Emma Hannigan and Donal O' Sé on calorie counts on menus

Tuesday 5th March

Leaving Neverland - Documentary

Kevin Dundon - Pancakes

It’s Pancake Tuesday! and whether you like yours light and fluffy American-style or prefer a thin crepe, today’s the day to go flipping mad. Chef Kevin share his pancake prowess with Ray this afternoon

Finding Out Your Husband is Gay

Grace had been married for over a decade when a few years ago she discovered that her husband had been hiding a huge secret. He is gay. Grace is not her real name and some of the details in this interview have been changed to protect people’s privacy. She shared her story with Ray on the show

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On today's show, Finding Out Your Husband is Gay, Kevin Dundon on how to make the perfect Pancake and Leaving Neverland the documentary

Monday 4th March

Womens Mini Marathon 2019

The VHI  women’s mini-marathon has been launched and  is taking place in Dublin on Sunday 2nd June, participants are urged to register and enter online, but one family who are partaking this year is the Garrihy family, and sisters Aoibheann, Doireann, Ailbhe and also by their mother Clare all popped into studio this afternoon to chat to Ray

Pricewatch - Conor Pope

Conor Pope joins us once again to champion your consumer issues, if you have a consumer problem you can send it to

Derry Girls is Back

Derry Girls was the comedy smash hit of last year. It averaged 2.5 million viewers across the UK, including half of all TV watchers in Northern Ireland. It is available on Netflix internationally and season 2 drops tomorrow on Channel 4 at 9:15! The person behind the show is writer and creator Lisa McGee and she chats to Ray this afternoon

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On today's show, the new laws to crack down on cyber bullying, Derry Girls is back, Pricewatch with Conor Pope and The Garrihy's are running the womens Mini Marathon

Friday 1st March

Bros are Coming To Ireland

This summer Bros are coming to Ireland for the first time since 1988. They’ll play Cork and Belfast this summer. Their debut album 'Push' went 7 times platinum and was number 1 in over 20 countries and Luke Goss chats to Ray this afternoon

Soundtrack To His Life - Oliver Callan

Live Music - Yola

We have a very special treat for you this afternoon British soul singer Yola is live in studio this afternoon to chat to Ray and play a few tunes. Yolas debut solo album Walk Through Fire is out now and you can catch her live in the Academy Dublin on 11th May

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On today's show, we have live music from Yola, we catch up with Karen Penny who is walking the Coast of Ireland, Oliver Callan takes us through the soundtrack to his life, Johnny from First Dates tells us how is Date went and Luke Goss from Bros chats to Ray

Thursday 28th February

The Catch Up with The Operation Transformation Leaders

The Operation Transformation leaders have come to the end of their 8 week plan but the hard work is only just beginning. After last night’s finale, leaders Siobhan O’Brien, Pamela Swanye and Paul Murphy. Cathal Gallagher joins us from Sligo and Jean Tierney joins us from Limerick. to chat to Ray one last time

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On today's show, the last catch up with the Operation Transformation Leaders, Colman Noctor on how to talk to your child about Momo and Fiona Looney is in for a chat

Wednesday 27th February

Fighting With My Family (Film) - Stephen Merchant

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