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Monday 23rd November

Keeping Well This Winter

Over the next few weeks a booklet will be delivered to every household in Ireland. It’s called “Keeping Well this Winter”it’s a guide produced by the HSE to help us navigate the Winter, Covid, and Restrictions. Anne Sheridan, Programme Manager for Mental Health and Wellbeing with the HSE and Sarah O’Brien, National Lead for the Healthy Eating and Active Living Programme with the HSE joined Brenda to tell us more

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

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On today's show Brenda Donohoue stands in for Ray, she chats to to the Tully twins Fergal and Neal and the teo Johnny's about the Cavan victory, Anne Sheridan and Sarah O’Brien from the HSE to tell us about the booklet on “Keeping Well this Winter” Conor Pope does Pricewatch and Brenda catches up with Paddy Joe Burke.

Friday 20th November

Jennie Bond - The Crown

Season Four of “The Crown” landed on Netflix last weekend which features the early years of the marriage of Charles and Diana. Ray chats to Jennie Bond the former BBC Royal Correspondent, to get her take on the family that continue to fascinate the world.

The New Chaser

The new Chaser was finally unveiled today and it’s Irish man Darragh Ennis “The Menace” he joined Ray on the line.

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On today's show Ray follows up with Dr Niamh Lynch for the Christmas Tree for the children's ward, the new Chaser Darragh Ennis chats to Ray, former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond talks about the new season of The Crown and Josh Groban chats about his new album.

Thursday 19th November

The McCarthy Family Bus Project

Cork siblings Thomas, Anna and Rachel McCarthy tell us about their double-decker bus that they are in the process of converting into an Air BnB.

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On today show Dr Niamh Lynch got in touch with the show with a special request for a Christmas Tree for Children's Ward, Cork siblings Thomas, Anna and Rachel McCarthy tell us about their bus project, a tiny owl has after been found in the Rockefeller Christmas tree in New York Ellen Kalish tells us more a

Wednesday 18th November

A Page From My Life - Helena Joyce

'A Page From My Life' features one hundred and fifty stories of people's lives - with everything from lockdown, love and loss. Helena Joyce's on page one hundred and twenty eight, she joined Ray in studio to tell us her story.

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On today's show Ray speaks to one of our listeners, Catherine Cleary about a project she needs help with, A Page From My Life contributor Helena Joyce joins Ray in studio to tell us her story, Conor Pope chats about saving Dublin Zoo and Cathal Blake talks about changing careers in his forties.

Tuesday 17th November

Neven Maguire - Christmas Cooking

Between now and Christmas, Neven Maguire will be here every Tuesday around this time to help out with your Christmas Cooking Conundrums. If you have any questions for Neven, you can email us on Ray@RTE.ie.

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

Coming Out In 2020

Lee O'Reilly took a pretty novel approach to coming out, and announced it in a short video on his Instagram. He joined Ray in studio for a chat.

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On today's show Ray chats to Paddy Moloney from the Chieftans, Lee O'Reilly talks about coming out in 2020, Colman Noctor is back with some parenting advice and Neven Maguire gives us some tips and tricks for Christmas cooking.

Monday 16th November

Conor Pope - Pricewatch

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

Gabriel Byrne

Since leaving home at the age of 11 to train in an English seminary, his life has been far from ordinary, and has now written down some of the stories that he has accumulated over his 70 years. He joined Ray to tell us more about his memoir 'Walking With Ghosts'

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On today's show Sophie Ellis Bextor tells us about her new album, Conor Pope does Pricewatch, Donald McCann reads his excerpt from A Page From My Life and Gabriel Byrne talks about his new book.

Friday 13th November

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On today's show the Christmas Supervalu ad has hit us right in the feels this week. Ray speaks to SuperValu Retail Marketing Manager Shane Lynch and star of the ad Cian Kearney, Pat Shortt and Amy Huberman chat about the season finale of “Finding Joy' and Colm Wiliamson tells us about the Waterford Whispers new book

Thursday 12th November

Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese talks about her new memoir called Here’s The Story.

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On today's show the National Library of Ireland has acquired the collected Ross O’Carroll-Kelly art works, Paul Howard and Alan Clark tell us more, Ray chats to Mary McAleese about her new book, its the final show of Future Island tonight presenter Liz Bonnin joins Ray and Lisa McGee tells us about her new book Erin's Diary.

Wednesday 11th November

Library – Rewarding Reads

Libraries Ireland has rolled out a pilot project in four counties to encourage older people to get the most out of their local libraries. The Peer to Peer online library project involves older people helping an army of their friends and relatives join libraries during lockdown. Ita Healy and Mary Cronin chat to Ray about this.

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On today's show professional voice coach in the film industry, Poll Moussoulides talks to us about Irish accents, Mary Cronin and Ita Healy tell us about Peer to Peer online library project and Niamh Demery chats to Ray about her conservation beehive project.

Tuesday 10th November

Martin Luther King III

Martin is the eldest son of civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Junior. Since we’ve spoken to a lot has changed... and the United States has a new President Elect.

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On today's show Martin Luther King speaks to Ray after last weeks election result, As its science week, Professor Luke O’Neill chats to Ray about Future Island which kicks off tonight and Colm O'Gorman chats to Ray about his new cooking colum in Irish Examiner.

Monday 9th November

Daisy Lodge 4 Mayo

Daisy Lodge 4 Mayo will be a respite for children with cancer – construction is due to begin on the site in 2022 and a fundraising appeal to secure €12.5 million for the build has commenced. Dad of four, Mark Fagan who has had to use the Daisy Lodge services joins Ray on the line.

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

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On today's show one of our listeners Michael Ryan shares a Joe Biden story with us, Ray chats to Mark Fagan about fundraising for the Daisy Lodge 4 Mayo, Conor Pope does Pricewatch and Eoin Colfer talks about his new book.

Friday 6th November

Quiz Of Today - Den Takeover

Zig Zag and Dustin take over the quiz ahead of the return of the Den this Sunday evening @6.30pm on RTE One.

Here Is The News

Ray catches up with Bryan Dobson who has been at the forefront of RTE’s news coverage for almost 40 years.

Captain Planet

David Coburn the voice behind the 90's super hero Captain Planet joins Ray on the line for a chat.

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On today's show Ray chats to the voice of Captian Planet David Coburn, Bryan Dobson the forefront of RTE’s news for almost 40 years speaks to Ray Zig, Zag and Dustin take over our Quiz Of Today and Baking In Space online shows this November during Science Week 2020, Andrew Smyth and Dr. Niamh Shaw tell us more.

Thursday 5th November

David Baddiel Children’s Book

David Baddiel’s new book ‘Future Friend’ was written prior to the Coronavirus pandemic but it is eerily similar to some of the things we’ve had to get used to over the course of 2020. He joined Ray on the line from the UK.

Relationship Advice with Ray & Allison

Our relationship experts are back, Allison Keating psychologist and Ray O'Neill, psychoanalyst are in studio this afternoon to answer all the listeners' relationship queries and questions.

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On today's show Ray chats to Ireland's strongest man Pa O'Dwyer, the MS Readathon Time Capsule launches a brand new campaign Ray chats to David O’Briain and Zita Hamilton, Ray and Alison are back with some relationship advice and David Baddiel talks about his new childrens book ‘Future Friend’

Wednesday 4th November

Make your own Zogabongs

With The Den back on Sunday, we thought that some of you out there might like to get into the spirit and make your own Zogabongs! Who better to teach us than Mary Fitzgerald, who has sent in some prototypes that she made earlier

The American Election

Laurita Blewitt and Anthony Scaramucci join Ray to give us an update on the American Election.

Longest Decorated Christmas Tree in Ireland

Although its a bit early for the C word but Ray chats to one of our listeners Maria Ryan, who is wondering if her family has the longest standing decorated tree in Ireland.

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On today's show Ray chats to one of our listeners Maria Ryan about her Christmas Tree, Laurita Blewitt and Anthony Scaramucci join us for an update on the US Election and Mary Fitzgerald tells us how to make your own zogabongs.

Tuesday 3rd November

Grandfathers Against Racism

Over the last several months, a group of grandfathers have been taking a silent stand to show their opposition to racism. Two members, Benny McCabe and Kevin Cronin join Ray to tell us more.

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On today's show Ray chats to a listener about a Blackboard Jungle board game found in her attic, Sean MacFhearraigh tells us about the fifteen minute covid test, Ray speaks with two members of the Grandfathers Against Racism group, Fergus Murphy gives us a US Election Preview and Sinead Quinlan tells us about her new series called Seriously Sinead.

Monday 2nd November

Noel Fitzpatrick

Ray chats to Noel Fitzpatrick about his new book Becoming the Supervet – How Animals Saved my Life’.

Pricewatch - Conor Pope

Conor Pope

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On today's show Ray speaks to Irene Nel about her letter in the Irish Times, Conor Murray talks to us about a Fundraising Challenge in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland, Conor Pope does pricewatch and Ray chats to Noel Fitzpatrick about his new book.

Friday 30th October

“That Place We Call Home” - John Creedon

John Creedon's new book has hit the shops today! It’s called “That Place We Call Home” A journey through the place names of Ireland. He joined Ray from our Cork studio

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On today's show James Reed, director of one of the most captivating documentaries on Netflix “My Octopus Teacher” joined Ray, John Creedon tells us about his new book “That Place We Call Home” A journey through the place names of Ireland and Louise Lennox shares some Halloween tips and treats.

Thursday 29th October

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On today's show we celebrate the launch of 'A Page From My Life' book - which features incredible stories of love, laughter and lockdown from our listeners, all in aid of the LauraLynn Hospice.

Wednesday 28th October

Enda O'Doherty - New Book

Enda O’Doherty, the man who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with a washing machine on his back…to raise money and awareness for Pieta House. Enda has released his first book - ‘I’m Fine: Thoughts on Life, Addiction, Love & Health’ and he joined Ray to tell us more.

Lauralynn Hospice Foundation

Tomorrow is the official launch day of ‘A Page From My Life’ and some of the profits raised go to The LauraLynn Children’s Hospice Foundation. Ray chats to the founder of the LauraLynn Foundation, Jane McKenna.

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On today's show Ray chats to the founder of the LauraLynn Foundation, Jane McKenna, Enda O’Doherty talks about his new book ‘I’m Fine' and architect Roisin Murphy and builder Peter Finn join Ray to chat about the return of Home Rescue on RTE One tomorrow at 7pm.

Tuesday 27th October

New Motherhood

Author, podcaster and brand new mother - Caroline Foran joined us to chat about the reality of those newborn days versus the expectation.

Brest Cancer Update

Operation Transformation - Keeping Well Apart star Ann Brophy speaks to Kathryn about her breast cancer diagnosis.

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On today's show Stacey Fiat tells us about The Pen Pal Project, Kathryn catches up with Ann Brophy, Caroline Foran talks to us about new motherhood and Terry McCoy tells us about foraging.

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