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Monday 14th October

Pricewatch - Conor Pope

World Menopause Day is this Friday 18th October

World Menopause Day is this Friday, 18th October and this evening an event called Menopause #NoTaboo takes place in Dublin.  It’s organized by founder of The Menopause Hub, Loretta Dignam and features guest speakers Barbara Taylor MD, a doctor who offers education on menopause on YouTube, radio and in her books and Nigel Denby, Dietitian and Nutritionist who has specialised in women’s health and the menopause all talk to Kathryn this afternoon

National Fostering Week

The Ray D'Arcy Show - with Kathryn Thomas

On today's show what it is like to Foster in Ireland, World Menopause Day is coming, Conor Pope with Pricewatch and Bernard O'Shea on his new book My Wife is Married to a Feckin Eejit

Thursday 10th October

Dog Yoga and Dog Advice

You may have seen a very cute picture of a “Puppy Yoga” class on the Front page of today’s Irish Times.  We wanted to find out more about “Puppy Yoga” so we’re Laura Farrington who is the Co Founder of Umbrella Wellness came into studio this afternoon with her puppy Rex who is a 5 month old Irish Red Setter and  by coincidence Dog Expert Samantha Rawson is with us today – to answer your doggie queries

Calling for a Change in the Law in Order to Protect Victims of Revenge Porn

The Ease Project

A special school programme is harnessing the healing power of music and expression for young people – it is called ‘The Ease Project’ and last night it was awarded 40,000 euro in funding by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland.  Boris Hunka is the founder of the ‘Ease Project’ tells Ray more

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On today's show, Seeing the Virgin Mary in a cabinet, Boris Hunka on the award to Ease Project, Elizabeth Farries on the lack of legislation on Revenge Porn and Dog yoga and Dog advice

Tuesday 8th October

Leinster rugby player Dave Kearney

The Mental Health of Traveler Community

Seven times more Traveller men and six times more Traveller women take their own lives compared to the general population, according to figures from the National Traveller Mental Health Network. Representatives from Traveller advocate groups appeared before TDs and Senators today to highlight as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

The First Few Months

First-time mum, Dominique McMullen has written a piece about the reality of the first few months of motherhood - and just how hard it can be and she came into chat to Ray about it

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On today's show, Conor Pope on Budget 2020, Dominique McMullen on the first few months of motherhood, Thomas Mc Cann talks to Ray about the lack of supports for Traveller mental health and rugby player Rob Kearney on world egg day

Monday 7th October

The Dublin Boys Club

Artist Al Hester who many of you will know as Maser and Writer Conor Creighton talk to Ray about a new club called The Dublin Boys Club which is a social group exploring healthy masculinity where men can learn to communicate better with each other but there are two main rules of the club no alcohol no banter and its free.

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

Sandy Kelly and Brendan Grace

Country music star Sandy Kelly was a long-time friend of Brendan Grace. She chats to Ray about those years on stage, remember Brendan and how she’s coping with grief.

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On today's show, Sandy Kelly on remembering Brendan Grace, Conor Pope on Pricewatch and Artist Al Hester who many of you will know as Maser and Writer Conor Creighton talk to Ray about a new club called The Dublin Boys Club

Thursday 3rd October

Tom Fletcher New Book The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch

Inspiring Teachers

Earlier this year, DCU called for members of the public to share their personal stories of how a teacher transformed their lives or that of their community.  The 20 teachers announced – five from each province – have been shortlisted from over 400 entries received from every corner of Ireland and the winners will be announced tomorrow night in The Helix. One of those nominated teachers Ann Moriarty, who teaches at the Terenure SMART Agers Group and Phyliss Lawlor, who nominated Ann chat to Ray this afternoon

Update - Kim Martin's Road To Recovery

Canadian scuba diver called James Kim Martin, traveled to Ireland to dive off the Lusitania shipwreck in Cork in August and he’s been left paralysed after getting into difficulty while surfacing from the site. His fiancé Kirstin Chadwick spoke to Ray and is appealing for help to get James home to Canada, she came back on today with some great news they are getting to get home TODAY!!

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On today's show Update - Kim Martin's Road To Recovery, Inspiring Teachers, Storm Lorenzo update and Former Mc Fly band member Tom Fletcher with his new kids book

Wednesday 2nd October

Colman Noctor Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Living in Ireland with HIV

In Ireland, the number of people diagnosed with HIV has continued to rise in recent years. Last year – in 2018 –  there were 531 new cases. There were 492 new cases the year before.  So, we wanted to hear from people living in Ireland - about the reality of having HIV in 2019 and Luke Toomey and Keith Donaldson talk to Ray this afternoon

No Stone Unturned- TV Doc

Director Alex Gibney has been called 'the most important documentarian of our time' and 'one of America’s most successful and prolific documentary filmmakers'. He is known for his cinematic, gripping, and deeply insightful documentaries and Alex talks to Ray this afternoon.

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On today's show Alex Gibney filmmaker of No Stone Unturned, Luke and Keith talk to Ray about living in Ireland with HIV in 2019, Jenni Bond on Prince Harry suing The Mail on Sunday and Colman Noctor Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Tuesday 1st October

Hustlers - Journalist Jessica Pressler

International Day of the Older Person

Today marks International Day of the Older Person, by 2030 there will be 1.4 billion elderly people globally will outnumber youth - a big rise from 2017 when the figure stood at 962 million.  ALONE, the organization that supports older people to age at home launched their pre-budget submissions. To get an insight into what life is like as an older person in Ireland Ray talks to Alone Service user Christy Jackson and CEO of ALONE Seán Moynilhan

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On today's show, Dustin has a new theatre show, International Older Person Day, what is happening with hurricane Lorenzo, we have a quiz to win Celine Dion tickets and journalist Jessica Pressler on her article that sparked the movie Hustle

Monday 30th September

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

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

This time last year Dubliner Ciaran Byrne was on a high, having just got married to his partner, Denise – they were looking forward to their honeymoon and future ahead. Just two days after getting home from their honeymoon, life changed when Ciaran was diagnosed with leukemia.

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On today's show update from Kirstin Chadwick on the plan to get her partner back to Canada, Brendan Grace Thanks for The Memories, Ciaran Byrne on getting Leukemia at 40, Conor Pope Pricewatch and Stella O'Malley child psychotherapist

Friday 27th September

Soundtrack to His Life Nick Munier

Every Friday, we invite people to guide us through the 'Soundtrack to their Life' Today, it’s the turn of restaurateur and former Master Chef Ireland judge, Nick Munier.

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On today's show live music from Camille O'Sullivan, Ireland is looking for its 2020 Eurovision entry, Nick Munier takes us through the soundtrack to his life and Amy Huberman popped into the studio to chat to Ray

Thursday 26th September

Relationship Advice with Ray and Allison

Help James Get Home

There’s a story in the Irish Times today that caught our attention. It’s about a Canadian scuba diver called James Kim Martin. He traveled to Ireland to dive off the Lusitania shipwreck in Cork in August and he’s been left paralysed after getting into difficulty while surfacing from the site. His fiancé Kirstin Chadwick talks to Ray this afternoon and is appealing for help to get James home to Canada.

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On today's show, Help Kim Martin get back to Canada after his accident, Ray chats to Bridie Sweeney who is 88 tomorrow and is still working, The Happy Pear is in the studio about their ever-expanding empire, Ariana Grande when wool shopping in Walkinstown and Ray and Allison are here with their relationship advice

Wednesday 25th September

The School of Life (Book)

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On todays show Alain De Botton on his new book The School of Life, Karen Berry the Weight lifting Granny and The Matt Talbot Trust benefit night

Tuesday 24th September

Life After Coffee

The Wizard's of Once author Cressida Cowell

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On Todays Show, How to Train Your Dragon author Cresside Cowell, Girls Rock Dublin on leading musical instruments and life after coffee with 3FE founder Colin Harman

Monday 23rd September

Childlessness

Childlessness is on the rise and about a fifth of women will never become mothers – something which often isn’t talked about.  Writer, columnist and broadcaster Christina Patterson shared how being single and childless made her feel a sense of shame over failing to follow the traditional path set out by society.

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

Engaging Dementia - Nora Owen

The nation was saddened by the death earlier this summer of much-loved comedian and performer Brendan Grace. Until his untimely death, Brendan had been working to put on a variety show in the Olympia Theatre to support Engaging Dementia,

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On today's show, Engaging Dementia variety show, Pricewatch with Conor Pope and Childlessness

Friday 20th September

Live Music - Ryan Mc Mullan

Today we have a real treat for you Ryan Mc Mullan popped into studio this afternoon to chat to Ray and play a few tunes Ryans new single – 'Rebellion' is out now

Soundtrack to Her Life Mary Kennedy

Every Friday, we invite people to guide us through the 'Soundtrack to their Life' Today, it’s the turn of Nationwide presenter Mary Kennedy

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On today's show, Strike for Climate change, Mary Kennedy takes us through the soundtrack to her life, we have live music from Ryan Mc Mullan and Friends superfan comedian Enya Martin celebrates 25 since Friends first aired on TV and can you help Baz with his DIY SOS

Thursday 19th September

Live Music - Something Happens

The Countdown is on for Féile ’19 taking place this weekend at Semple Stadium and Tom from Something Happens popped into the studio this afternoon to chat to Ray and play a few tunes.

How Fast Fashion Is Destroying the Planet

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On today's show, are snails the new viagra ? Dana Thomas on her new book Fashionopolis, live music with Something Happens and Fiona Looney chats to Ray

Wednesday 18th September

Live Music Wallis Bird

Fair City is 30th

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