The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Ray Darcy Thursday 25 April 2019

Run with Ray!

This summer RTÉ Radio 1 is inviting all our listeners to Run with Ray!

The Ray D’Arcy show is hitting the road on the 10th of June for five special live shows. After each show there will be a 5K ‘Run with Ray’ event at 6pm. The  locations for the week are:

Monday 10th June - The Regional Park, Ballincollig, Cork

Tuesday 11th June - Mungret Park, Limerick - Sold Out

Wednesday 12th June - JF Kennedy Arboretum, New Ross, Wexford

Thursday 13th June - Royal Canal, Kilcock, Kildare

Friday 14th June - in St Anne's, Raheny, Dublin

We want you to give it a go and run 5K with Ray, whether you’re a beginner or you want to get back into running.

How to sign up?
Registration fee of €5 (this covers the cost of the t-shirt)

Listen to RTÉ Radio 1 every Tuesday from 3 - 4:30pm to hear from expert Running Coach Mary Jennings who is the author of Get Running and founder of Forget The Gym, how you can go from the Couch to 5K. Mary will be on the show every Tuesday to give running advice and tips. Ray will also host a special weekly running podcast to help you on your way to 5K!

You can follow the 6 week plan below:
Week One

Week Two

Week Three

Week Four

See you in the park!

The Ray D'Arcy Show

The Ray D'Arcy Show

It's all about life. Presented by Kathryn Thomas.

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On today's show, live music from Karen Casey and Beoga, what is with the house plant boom ? How to deal with it when your child is being bullied, Actor Moe Dunford on his new film The Dig, Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Mc Mahon and Addiction to the online with Mary O Connor

How to Cope with Bullying

How to Cope with Bullying

Parenting journalist Jen Hogan has written an interesting piece in The Irish Times about how to cope with school bullying, herself and psychotherapist Colman Noctor talk to Kathryn this afternoon

Live Music with Karen Casey and Beoga

We have a real treat this afternoon Karen Casey and Beoga are live in studio this afternoon to chat to Kathryn and play a few tunes 

Addicted to the Online

Addicted to the Online

None of us like waiting around - be it for a doctor’s appointment, in a queue at the super market or for a friend to turn up for a coffee, but experts reckon the frantic pace of modern life has taken patience - or lack thereof - to a whole new level. Psychotherapist, Mary O'Connor chats to Kathryn about this this afternoon

Music Played on the Show

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

Karen Casey And Beoga


Down In The Glen

Down In The Glen

Karen Casey And Beoga




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On today's show,  We met the couple  who are travelling to every train station in Ireland, the Irish man who looks after Lords cricket ground, sea-swimming and we answer your sleep queries


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