The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Wednesday 20th June

Train With Elaine

Loneliness Is A Silent Public Health Epidemic

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On today's show, Did you see Anitas son at Chic? Loneliness the silent epidemic, the largest knitted blanket in the world and Train with Elaine

Tuesday 19th June

Sean and Conor Price - New Single and Tour

Fresh from their Junior and Leaving cert exams Sean and Conor Price came into studio this afternoon to chat to Brenda about their new tour and single.

No Country For Women

No Country For Women is a new RTÉ One series looking at Irish women’s experience of colliding with 100 years of discriminatory laws. In the centenary of women’s suffrage, documentary maker Anne Roper and Siobhan Long who took part in the documentry talk to Brenda this afternoon

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On today's show an Island needs a new care taker, No Country For Women new television documentary, Brenda catches up with Sean and Conor Price and we preview tonight's world cup matches

Monday 18th 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

Author Liz Nugent - Hinterland Festival

Liz Nugents  first novel “Unravelling Oliver” was published in 2014 and it became an instant hit, winning the Best Crime Novel award at the Irish Book Awards that year, it was devoured by fans of crime fiction in this country.

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On today's show, the llama sheep dog, author Liz Nugent, auctioning off Cafe En Seine, Pricewatch with Conor Pope and World Cup 2018

Friday 15th June

Soundtrack to Her Life - Bibi Baskin

Bibi joins Ray with the soundtrack to her life.

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On today's show, Live Music from The Hot House Flowers, BibiBaskin takes us through her soundtrack to her life and Ray chats to the Hairy Bikers

Thursday 14th June

Fiona Looney

Fiona Looney chats with Ray about sex education, World Cup 2018 and Love Island!

Sex & Relationship Education

Ray was joined by Colman Noctor, our resident Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Helen Deely, who is the Programme Lead for ‘HSE Sexual Health Programme’.

Vicky Phelan

This afternoon Vicky Phelan shared her good news with Ray and listeners...

Wednesday 13th June

Kevin Dundon - Taste of Dublin

We Irish love a barbecue, and with our recent spell of spectacular weather, chances are that you have been trying to perfect your skills on the ‘barbie’ with varied results. Help is at hand in the form of chef Kevin Dundon, who chats to Ray this afternoon

Live Music - The Whileaways

We have a real treat today The Whileaways popped into studio this afternoon to chat to Ray and play their new single Roll Down Your Window.

Emotional Resilience - Dr. Harry Barry

Dr. Harry Barry has been a GP for the last 3 decades and he is a regular on the Today with Sean O'Rourke. He has a keen interest in the area of mental health and suicide prevention and is the author of numerous books addressing issues like anxiety, depression and toxic stress. His new book is Emotional Resilience - How To Safeguard Your Mental Health.

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On Today's show, the mystery letter solved, Emotional Resilience with Harry Barry, live music with The Whileaways and Chef Kevin Dundon on the Taste of Dublin

Tuesday 12th June

Live Music Eleanor Shanley and Mike Hanrahan

Strip and Dip - Meet The Strippers

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On today's show, Help find the owner of a mystery letter, Strip and Dip meet the strippers and live music from Eleanor Shanley and Mike Hanrahan

Monday 11th June

The Happy Prince - Rupert Everett

'The Happy Prince' hits cinemas this week! It tells the story of Irish writer Oscar Wilde’s later years - after he was freed from prison. Rupert Everett plays Oscar Wilde and he 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 pricewatch@rte.ie

The End Game - Tommy Bowe

Tommy Bowe has hung up his boots after playing professional rugby for fifteen years. He has played on the wing for Ulster, Ireland, the Ospreys and the Lions.

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On today's show, Dip in the Nip world record attempt, The End Game - Tommy Bowe, Pricewatch Conor Pope and actor Rupert Everett on his new film The Happy Prince

Friday 8th June

Live Music - An Emotional Fish

We have live music this Friday afternoon, Jerry Fish is here, An Emotional Fish are hitting the road again for Feile Classical

Soundtrack to His Life - Franc Aka Peter Kelly

Every Friday, we invite people to tell us about the soundtrack to their life and youth. Today, Ray chat's to Franc Aka Peter Kelly

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On today's show sound to his life with Peter Kelly aka Franc and live music from an Emotional Fish.

Thursday 7th June

Spar Better Choices - Seamus Coleman

Soccer Star and Spar Ambassador Seamus Colemantoday launching the new Spar Better Choices summer recipes. He popped into studio this afternoon to tell Ray more about it this afternoon.

Live Music with Kila

We have areal treat this afternoon Kila popped into studio this afternoon to chat to Ray and play a few tunes.

A Day in May - The Play

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On today's show, What is your earliest childhood memory? A Day in May, live music from Kila and Irish soccer star Seamus Coleman

Wednesday 6th June

Parental Advice - Colman Noctor

Mike Milotte - Banished Babies: The Secret History of Ireland's Baby Export Business

On May 29th Katherine Zappone revealed that at least 126 babies were incorrectly registered - meaning that dozens of people aged between 49 and 72 years old may have no idea that they were adopted. Today Ray talks to Mike Milotte who wrote a book back in 1998 called  Banished Babies: The Secret History of Ireland's Baby Export Business who revealed the dark side of Irish adoptions.

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On today's show, The Secret History of Ireland's Baby Export Business Mike Milotte and parenting advice with Colman Noctor

Thursday 31st May

The Great House Revival

You’ll know Hugh Wallace as one of the judges from the ‘Home of the Year’ programme but recently you may have seen him on ‘THE GREAT HOUSE REVIVAL’ where he follows people transforming derelict properties into amazing homes.  They are now looking for people to apply for the next series of the TV show!

Survivors of the Magdalene Laundries Gathering

Next Tuesday President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins will host an historic gathering of over 220 survivors of the Magdalene Laundries. For the first-time survivors of the Magdalene Laundries from Ireland, the UK, the USA and Australia are being brought together in Dublin for two days.

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On today's show, Fr. Ray Kelly Britain's Got Talent semi final, Honoring Magdalene Laundry Survivors, They Milky Tee Company wins big and The Great house Revival

Tuesday 29th May

Alison Spittle

Alison Spittle called in Tuesday afternoon before she hits the road for Kilkenny Cat Laughs!

Gay Byrne chats to Ray

Gay’s 60th year in broadcasting is being marked on RTE 1 tomorrow night, May 30th at 9:35, with a show called ONCE MORE WITH MEANING... Over the years, The Meaning of Life has delivered a remarkably frank and thought-provoking series of interviews.  Sir Michael Parkinson, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Charles Spencer, Imelda May and Andrea Corr are just some of the special guests who look back on their own experiences of being under Gay’s “voodoo”, sharing their insights into what makes him the very best in the business.

Monday 28th May

Axe Throwing with Oonagh McMorrow

You’ve heard the phrase 'bury the hatchet' or 'bury the axe' but... have you heard about the sport of axe-throwing? We spotted a great article in the Irish Times about the newest 'stress-busting craze' and Oonagh McMorrow from Wicklow joined Brenda in studio to tell us more!

Live Music with Mick Flannery

We have live music this Monday afternoon with Singer Mick Flannery joining Brenda in studio. He’s accompanied today on backing vocals by his aunt Yvonne. You can see Mick play live at St. Luke’s, Cork, as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival in June.  Friday 22nd June is sold out  But tickets have just gone on sale for Saturday 23rd of June

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

Arhtur Lanigan O'Keefe wins Gold

We have a new Irish gold medal winner! Kilkenny’s Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe completed a historic weekend for the sport of modern pentathlon in Ireland as he took gold at the world cup event in Bulgaria and he chats to Brenda this afternoon

Friday 25th May

Bacharach at 90 - Celebrating the songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David

Bacharach at 90 - celebrating the songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David is on Sunday, 24th of June 2018  National Concert Hall, Dublin and will be featuring Brian Kennedy, Chloe Agnew, Melanie McCabe, Luke Thomas, Sheena Maguire and more. Brian Kennedy popped into studio this afternoon to give Ray a preview!!

Soundtrack to His Life - Author Donal Ryan

Every Friday, we invite people to tell us about the soundtrack to their life and youth. Today, Ray chat's to author Donal Ryan

Help Sunshine House Get a Photocopier

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On today's show, Help Sunshine House get a photocopier, Soundtrack to his life Donal Ryan and Bacharach at 90 with Brian Kennedy

Thursday 24th May

Recipes For Happiness

The Happy Pear brothers David and Stephen Flynn are here! They have just released their third vegetarian cook book and it’s aptly called ‘The Happy Pear: Recipes for Happiness’

Live Music - Michelle Gayle

The Language of Kindness - Christie Watson

Mark Twain has a quote 'Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see..'  This line has been borrowed for a new book a first, a memoir about the life of a nurse. The Language of Kindness written by Christie Watson who nursed in the NHS for over 20 years in every area from childrens ICU to elderly care and she chats to Ray this afternoon

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On Today's show, Irelands Fittest Family is back! The Language of Kindness with Christie Watson, Son of a Preacherman Michelle Gayle and The Happy Pear have a new book Recipes for Happiness

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