The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Tuesday 25th June

Phone Addiction - Hilda Burke

Did you know that Irish people check their phones 57 times per day, that's 40% more than the European average? So does this point to the fact that we've got a problem here in regulating our phone use? Hilda Burke, an integrated psychotherapist and author of the Phone Addiction Workbook, ‘How to Identify Smartphone Dependency, Stop Compulsive Behavior and Develop a Healthy Relationship with Your Devices’

Being Positive About Being HIV Positive

Rory O’Neill, otherwise known as Panti Bliss – the unofficial Queen of Ireland, has been challenging stereotypes and breaking down barriers for many years. Since being diagnosed with HIV 25 years ago, he has spoken out about the stigma associated with being HIV-positive and why is it so important to continue to speak out.

The Ray D'Arcy Show with Kathryn Thomas

On today's show, the Lottie Doll that turned down Mc Donalds, Rory O'Neil on being positive about being HIV positive, 5 cups of coffee a day is ok and Phone addiction with Hilda Burke

Monday 24th June

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 pricewatch@rte.ie

Metal Heart - Film

Senator Lynn Ruane has been a trailblazer – from growing up in Tallaght and becoming a single mother at 15, she went on to become President of Trinity College Dublin’s Student Union at 30, and is now an Independent Senator. Her eldest daughter Jordanne Jones has inherited her mother’s tenacity and at just 18 years of old is already an award winning actor in her own right, with an IFTA nomination under her belt and a new feature film ‘Metal Heart’ set to be released this week.

The Ray D'Arcy Show with Kathryn Thomas

On today's show, the 26th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality, the film Metal Heart, Conor Pope on Pricewatch, Jen Hogan on gender break down in families and Coming Home - When Dublin Honoured the Magdalenes

Thursday 20th June

The Snapper

The Snapper is back in the Gate Theatre for its Summer run and stars of the play Simon Delaney and Hilda Faye chat to Kathryn

Fame The Musical!!

Mica Paris! Singer, presenter, actor – all round legend – and star of “Fame the Musical” – which is running at Dublin’s Bord Gais Energy Theatre until this Saturday! Chats to Kathryn

Emeli Sandé - Extraordinary Being

You’ll know Emeli Sandé from her smash hit songs ‘Next to Me’, ‘Read all about it’ and ‘Clown’. She is a record breaking and award winning recording artist with over 340 million video views, she’s sold 19 million singles and over 6 million albums. Her new single is ‘Extraordinary Being’ and it is a great tune! Emeli, great to talk to you. Congrats on the new song.

The Ray D'Arcy Show with Kathryn Thomas

On today's show, Kathryn Thomas talks to Emeli Sande, tomorrow is bring your dog to work day, Fame the musical is in the Bord Gaid Energy Theatre and Mica Paris popped by to talk to chat to Kathryn and Simon Delaney and Hilda Faye chat to Kathryn

Wednesday 19th June

Velo City 2019

Louise Bruton is a freelance journalist and a wheelchair user, she is one of the voices of ‘Listening to the City’ an audio guide that will give a tour of Dublin on wheels. It’ll be available on the Velo-city app and soundcloud during the week of the Velo City Conference which is an international cycling conference to be held in Dublin at the end of the month

Instagram Glam Grannies

While the younger generations have always been known for embracing technology with many forging careers as so called Instagram Influencers, that is now no longer reserved for twenty something’s. Three more mature women blazing a trail when it comes to fashion, followers and being fabulous are Hilda Smith, Sandra Wilson and Eileen Smith.

Non Competitive Sports Day

Journalist and mum-of-seven Jen Hogan is here! She’s written an article that has gotten a lot of attention online. Non competitive sports day!!

The Ray D'Arcy Show with Kathryn Thomas

On today's show, Cobh is great! Should all sports day be non competitive for children ? Kathryn chats to the Glamorous Grannies and Louise Burton on accessibility in Dublin

Tuesday 18th June

Getting Back in the Ring

Two Olympic boxers who are getting back in the ring! Michael Carruth and Kenneth Egan popped into the studio this afternoon to tell Kathryn why. Join the fight against Cystic Fibrosis and jump in the ring with an Olympic Boxer. National Boxing Stadium Friday, June 28th at 7pm. Visit www.cfireland.ie for full details

Dietitian Aoife Hearn - Nutrition During & After Pregnancy

Aoife Hearne is a registered dietician, you’ll know her from the TV show Operation Transformation and she’s here to discuss nutrition during and after pregnancy

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

On today's show, Olympic Boxers Kenneth Egan and Michael Carruth drop by for a chat. Dietician Aoife Hearn discusses nutrition during and after pregnancy. We hear about Cody the rescue dog who is now a therapy dog in a Galway hospital and Rosin Ingle on her give up your aul screens

Monday 17th June

The Ray D'Arcy Show with Kathryn Thomas

Kathryn Thomas sits in for Ray. We catch up with broadcaster and sports journalist Clare Balding. Conor Pope will be here to deal with your consume queries We have performance psychologist and Olympian Jessie Barr live in studio And Rossie Barber Paddy Joe Burke – on Roscommon’s amazing comeback

Friday 7th June

Sinéad Moriarty - Seven Letters

Bestselling author Sinéad Moriarty is here - she has just published her 14th novel – and it’s called Seven Letters,  but just in the last few weeks she was writing in the Irish Independent about an extraordinary personal experience which might resonate with some.

Soundtrack To His Life Designer Paul Costello

Every Friday, we invite people to guide us through the 'Soundtrack to their Life' Today, it’s the turn of Clothes Designer Paul Costello

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

On today's show, Ray finally gets to meet Karen Penny after her epic walk around Ireland, Paul Costello takes us through the Soundtrack to his life and author Sinead Moriarty on her new book

Thursday 6th June

Live Music: Aslan

Today we have a real treat for you Aslan came into studio this afternoon to chat to Ray and play a few tunes. You can catch the lads live in Dublins Iveagh Gardens on Saturday 13th July

Book : Self Acceptance - Dr. Harry Barry

GP and author Harry Barry has just released his seventh book Self Acceptance, How to banish the self-esteem myth, accept yourself unconditionally and revolutionise your mental health.

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

On Today's show, Dr. Harry Barry on his new book Self Acceptance, Finding Irelands Best Teacher, Help rehome a Dr. Who Tardis and Aslan popped into the studio to chat to Ray and play a few tunes

Wednesday 5th June

Colman Noctor Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Colman Noctor Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist is in studio this afternoon to help deal with all your parenting issues. If you have any queries for Colman email ray@rte.ie

Comedian Dylan Moran

Comedian Dylan Moran is here he’s in the middle of a run at Vicar Street

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

On today's show, Trump visit to Ireland, comedian Dylan Moran, what is Love Island Erin Mc Gregor and Fionnula Jones, Run with Ray and Parenting advice with Colman Noctor

Tuesday 4th June

Women's Soccer World Cup kicks off in France

This Friday the Fifa Women’s Soccer World Cup kicks off in France – and RTÉ in conjunction with TG4 will carry all the matches – it’s a watershed moment for the visibility of women’s sport on the telly and at the centre of it all hosting the coverage will be Jacqui Hurley and she chats to Ray this afternoon

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 pricewatch@rte.ie

Book: If I Could Hold You Again

Collette Wolfe’s eighteen-year-old daughter, Leanne, died twelve years ago. She had taken her own life. Just days after her death, the family found Leanne’s diaries which detailed years of bullying. Since losing Leanne, Collette has shared her story to campaign against bullying and to give hope to families who have been touched by suicide.

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

On today's show Collette Wolfe on her book If I could Hold You Again, Pricewatch with Conor Pope and Jacqui Hurley on the Fifa Womens World Cup

Friday 31st May

Paul Howard and Kevin Kilbane

Ahead of the UEFA Champions League final, Ray spoke to Paul Howard and Kevin Kilbane to see who think think will come out on top between Tottenham vs Liverpool.

Michael Lyster

Every Friday we invite people to guide us through the soundtrack to their life and youth. This week Ray was joined in studio by Michael Lyster. who revealed his love for David Bowie the cult television show Get Smart.

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

On today's show, Ray spoke Michael Lyster about the soundtrack to his life. Paul Howard and Kevin Kilbane gave their thoughts on this Saturday's UEFA Champions League final.

Wednesday 29th May

Relationship Advice with Ray and Allison

Our relationship experts are back, Alison Keating Psychologist and Ray O’Neill, psychoanalyst. Are in studio this afternoon to answers all the listeners relationship queries and questions.

Carol Decker from T'Pau

This afternoon Ray chat to one of the music legends of the 1980s  Carol Decker from T’Pau is here !!  The band are playing 'Forever Young Festival'  in Kildare in July

Book: Constellations – Sinead Gleeson

Writer and broadcaster Sinead Gleeson reflects on life, death, feminism and everything in between in her book of personal essays ‘Constellations’ and she chats to Ray this afternoon

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

On today's show Sinead Gleeson on her new book Constellations, Carol Decker T'Pau lead singer, catch up with Karen Penny as she walks the coast of Ireland and relationship advice with Ray and Allison

Tuesday 28th May

Run with Ray Week 5

Mary Jennings popped into studio this afternoon for week 5 of Run with Ray

Joe Wicks Bodycoach - HIIT Tour of Ireland

Fitness trainer Joe Wicks, otherwise known as The Body Coach, has become a household name establishing himself as a force to be reckoned with. Joe is in Ireland today to kick off The Body Coach School's HIIT Tour of Ireland & Northern Ireland and he chats to Ray this afternoon

Missing in Ireland - Jo Jo Dullard

Today , Jo Jo Dullards sister Kathleen Bergin talks to Ray. Kathleen is also one of the people who was interviewed in Barry Cummin's Book: 'Missing - The Unsolved Cases of Ireland's Vanished Women and Children'

The Ray D'Arcy Show Full Show

On today's show What to do with election posters after the election ? Missing people in Ireland sister of the missing Jo Jo Dullard talks to Ray along with RTÉ crime reporter Barry Cummins, it is week 5 of Run with Ray and Body Coach Joe Wicks is in studio this afternoon to chat to Ray

Monday 27th May

Float Like a Butterfly - Film

Pricewatch - Conor Pope

Former Rose of Tralee -- Elysha Brennan is Now a Doctor

There was some great news on Friday! Former Rose of Tralee -- Elysha Brennan -- graduated top of her class at the Royal College of Surgeons. The 2015 Meath Rose has spoken very publicly about her own health in the past and now she’s a doctor!

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

The Ray D'Arcy Show full show on today's show, Run with Ray update, Elysha Brennan from Rose of Tralee to Doctor , Pricewatch with Conor Pope and Fight Like a Butterfly film

Friday 24th May

Don Conroy

Ray was reunited with his Den pal Don Conroy to talk about Don's break into television, his new books and upcoming art exhibition.

Spice Girls Fans

The Spice Girls play Croke Park tonight and Ray spoke to 3 superfans: Catriona, Niamh and Anthony about their devotion to the girl group. Two of them were in for a big surprise!

Paul McLynn - Soundtrack To My Life

Every Friday, we invite people to guide us through the soundtrack to their life and youth. Today, it’s the turn of actor Pauline McLynn

The Ray D'Arcy Show - Full Show

Ray speaks to Pauline McLynn about soundtrack to her life, 3 of the biggest Spice Girls fans chatted about their devotion to the girl group in advance of the Croke Park gig, and Don Conroy popped in for chat about his work and break into television.

Thursday 23rd May

Fiona Looney - Spice Girls and nostalgia

The Spice Girls play Croke Park tomorrow and everyone is talking about it, and with Mariah Carey in the 3 Arena last night, we’re on a 90's nostalgia overload!

Eoin Sharkey - Ireland's Mobile Farmer

Eoin Sharkey is Ireland’s Mobile Farmer and he goes around with farm animals into schools to teach children about how farms work. He gets some very funny questions from kids... parents.. and teachers!

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