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Friday 14th May

Kitchen Sessions

Our kitchen sessions continue this Friday afternoon and Brian Kennedy joins us from his home for some live music.

Dr. Michael Mosley

Dr Michael Mosley talks about his new podcast “Just One Thing” with top tips that are scientifically proven to change your life. He joined Ray to tell us more.

Pauline McLynn

Ray catches up with the wonderful Pauline McLynn live in studio.

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On todays show Ray chats to May Kane about a video went viral on twitter of her hugging her sister for the first time in over twelve months, we catch up with Pauline McLynn, Dr Michael Mosley talks about his new podcast “Just One Thing” and Karl Spain joins Ray ahead of his Comedy KARLnival Online Finale tonight.

Thursday 13th May

Bounce Back

Martin Ward and Keith McDonagh join Ray from Galway to talk tell us more about the new operation called Bounce Back. A mattress reclycling business that provides employment opportunities for people who have difficulties getting a job.

Louise Nealon - Snowflake

Louise Nealon joined Ray to talk about her first novel called Snowflake

The Púca Statue

Artist and sculptor Aidan Harte speaks to Ray about the Púca statue in the North Clare town of Ennistymon.

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On today's show Artist and sculptor Aidan Harte joins Ray to tell us about the The Púca Statue, Louise Nealon talks about her first novel called Snowflake and Martin Ward and Keith McDonagh join Ray from Galway to talk tell us more about the new operation called Bounce Back

Wednesday 12th May

James?Patrice

There has been an explosion of food trucks in the country in the last year, a new show is going to be testing and tasting their wares as they look for Ireland’s best one. Battle of the Food Trucks is currently looking for people to take part, and it’s been fronted by James Patrice he joined Ray to tell us more.

Parkinsons

We spotted a tweet that was getting a lot of attention last week. Leo Forde put up a video of the tremor in his hand showing people what it’s like living with Parkinsons. He joined Ray on line.

The Housing Crisis

Ireland’s housing crisis has been in the news, with talk of cuckoo funds, the squeezed middle and the despair that younger people are feeling that they might never be able to get on the property ladder. Hugh Brennan, chief executive of O’Cualann Co-housing Alliance joined Ray to talk about what needs to be done to fix the problem?

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On todays show Ray talks about the housing crisis with Hugh Brennan, chief executive of O’Cualann Co-housing Alliance, Leo Forde speaks to us about living with Parkinsons and James?Patrice tells us about a new TV show Battle of the Food Trucks.

Tuesday 11th May

Niall Hatch - Ducklings

Niall Hatch from Bird Watch Ireland talks to us about ducklings and their natural habitat.

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

Addiction Journey - Mary Hulgraine

All Ireland winner and GAA All Star Mary Hulgraine talks to us about her addiction journey.

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On todays show Niall Hatch from Bird Watch Ireland talks to us more about ducks and their natural habitat, All Ireland winner and and GAA All Star Mary Hulgraine tells us about her addiction journey and Colman Noctor is back with some Parenting Advice.

Monday 10th May

The Happy Pear

They are known for their positivity and energy, the Happy Pear joined 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 pricewatch@rte.ie.

Irish Navy ship

Captain Grace Fanning has just returned from an away patrol on the Irish Navy ship, LÉ Róisín. She joined Ray from dry land.

Great Grandad Frank Nelson

Ray speaks to great grandad Frank Nelson about his year in lockdown.

Ireland Re- Opening

As Ireland reopens today Ray chats to Sinead Quinlan speak to us from the hairdressers and Amy O'Connor tells us about her trip to Penny's.

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On todays show as Ireland re-opens Sinead Quinlan and Amy O'Connor talk to us from the hairdressers and Penny's, Ray speaks to Frank Nelson about his year in lockdown, we are joined by Captain Grace Fanning from the Irish Navy ships, Conor Pope is back with pricewatch and Ray is joined by the Happy Pear, Stephen and Dave Flynn.

Friday 7th May

Brian Kennedy

Ray is joined by Brian Kennedy to chat about his new single.

Sarah Bolger

Sarah Bolger stars in the new film End of Sentence which is available from digital download from this Monday the 10th of May. She joined Ray for a chat today.

Paul Weller

Ray is joined by Paul Weller.

Converting The Camper Van

Padraig Greene has speant the last few months converting a Ford Cab Van to a camper. He joined Ray to tell us more.

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On today's show Padraig Greene talks to us about converting a camper van, Ray speaks to Paul Weller, Sarah Bolger tells us about her new film End Of Sentence and Ray chats to Brian Kennedy.

Thursday 6th May

DIY Project

The Big DIY Challenge is back on the telly tonight – where people up and down the country try their hand at DIY projects in the hope of winning the grand prize of ten thousand euro! Ray was joined by the shows presenter PJ Gallagher.

Breast Check Awareness

Dr Laura Lenihan is a GP in Galway and she has made a video and shared it on her Instagram page to show women exactly how to check themselves for lumps. She joined Ray to tell us more.

Ireland's First Taekwondo Olympian

23 year old Jack Woolley is gearing up for the biggest challenge of his life, as he prepares for the Toyko Olympics, to compete as Ireland's First Taekwondo Olympian. He joined Ray for a chat.

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On todays show Sean Carolan tells us how could you be Howth’s next Goat Herder, Ray speaks to Ireland's First Taekwondo Olympian, Jack Woolley, Dr Laura Lenihan talks about a video she made for brest cancer checksand PJ Gallagher talks about The Big DIY Challenge thats back on the telly tonight.

Wednesday 5th May

The B!G Idea

Teenagers around the country are lining up to become involved in The Big Idea, which is a new Transition Year programme aimed at teaching creative thinking to students. Kim Mackenzie-Doyle is the founder of the Big Idea and she joined Ray to tell us more.

Addiction & Recovery In Lockdown

We’ve chatted on the show a few times about the challenge of being a recovering alcoholic during the isolation of Lockdown. Noel Cunningham talks to Ray about has been speaking about recovery and maintaining recovery during an unprecedented time.

Facial Recognition With A Mask

Are you finding it more difficult to recognise people now that everyone is wearing masks? Dr Eilidh Noyes, a Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Huddersfield, has done some research into facial recognition and she joined Ray to tell us more.

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On todays show Dr. Eilidh Noyes talks about facial recognition with a mask, Noel Cunningham joined Ray to speak about addiction and recovery in Lockdown and Kim Mackenzie-Doyle is on to talk about a new Transition Year programme called The Big Idea.

Tuesday 4th May

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

New York Fire Truck Arrives in Dublin

Liam Moore was on the phone to chat to Ray about his purchase of a 58ft vintage American firetruck and the task of transporting it across Dublin.

Friday 30th April

Friday Fakeaways

Clodagh McKenna had our mouths watering over on her Instagram today as she posted up a Friday Fakeaway recipe for a Butter Chicken Curry. She joined Ray to help us whet our appetites at home.

Lennon Courtney - New Collection

With good news for the return of retail announced, Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney join us to chat about their new collection with Lennon Courtney.

Kitchen Sessions With Aoife Scott

We are really excited to continue our kitchen sessions today, bringing back some live music to the airwaves and today we are linking up with Aoife Scott in her kitchen in Kildare.

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On todays show we have live music from our Kitchen Sessions with Aoife Scott, Ray chats to Eithne Reynolds who is giddy at the thought of seeing her seven grandkids once Lockdown lifts, Sonya Lennon & Brendan Courtney talk about their new clothing collection, Garath Wild tells us about his car park challange and we talk Friday Fakeaways with Clodagh McKenna

Thursday 29th April

Tik Tok Angry Retail Guy, Scott Seiss

Scott Seiss is known as the angry retail guy on Tik Tok. His videos, which parody the interactions between him and the more rude customers he encountered has racked up millions of views, and have gained him a huge following and celebrity fans. He joined Ray on the line.

Duck On A Lead

All this week, we’ve been talking about unusual animals on leads, we had an email from Denise Brooks from Co. Kilkenny about her sons Jody and Patrick who walk their duck Doris and their chicken Dodgey Peggy on a lead. She joined Ray for a chat.

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On todays show listener Denise Brooks talks to Ray about her sons walking their duck and their chicken on a lead, Dr Caroline West speaks about Sexual Education of Young People and Ray is joined by Scott Seiss who is better known as the angry retail guy on Tik Tok.

Wednesday 28th April

Doggie Advice

Dog expert Samantha Rawson joins Ray to give us some doggie advice.

Home Birth In A Pandemic

What’s it like to have a home birth in the middle of a Pandemic? Linda & Danny Kinsella opted for a home birth for their third child and Brenda Harkin was their midwife and all three joined Ray to tell us more.

Who Owns The Goat On A lead In Dundalk?

There was a sighting of a goat on a pink harness in Dundalk on Twitter this week. We had to find out more about the goat, so we managed to track down her owner, Claire Coleman, She joined Ray on the line.

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On today's show Ray speaks to Claire Coleman the ower of the pet goat seen being walked on a lead around Dundalk, Linda & Danny Kinsella opted for a home birth and Brenda Harkin was their midwife they join Ray to tell us more and dog expert Samantha Rawson gives us some doggie advice.

Tuesday 27th April

Cherry Blossom Trees

Everyone has been talking about the beautiful Cherry Blossom trees over the last couple of weeks so to tell us more about them Eanna Ní Lamhna joined Ray.

The Tolü and Feli Show

Tolü Makay and Felicia Olusanya have gone and created their own show, called The Tolü and Feli Show, which is broadcast on Saturday evenings on both Youtube and Spotify. They both joined Ray to tell us more.

Jesse James New Carpentry Business

When 11 year old Jesse James Stewart needed a bit of extra pocket money, he picked up some scrap wood and a drill for what would become a very successful business.

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On todays show 11 year old Jesse James tells us about his new carpentry business, Tolü Makay and Felicia Olusanya joined Ray to chat about their new show The Tolü and Feli Show, Lucy Sparrow talks about her latest art installation and Eanna Ní Lamhna tells us about Cherry Blossom trees.

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