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Tuesday 19th February

Grief and loss in Ireland

Listeners continue to get in touch with their stories of losing a loved one, and how people consoled - or otherwise - with them.

Tomas MacConmara - The Black and Tans in Ireland

Oral historian Dr. Tomás MacConmara came on the show to talk to Ryan about collecting oral memories from people who were alive during the time of the Black and Tans.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Monday 18th February

Grief and condolences in Ireland; why can't we mention the dead?

Yet more reaction to Ryan's interview with Patricia Gibney; today Ryan read out an email from a woman whose daughter died, and who is confounded by - as she perceives it - the lack of sensitivity on people's parts; they talk about anything BUT her daughter. She wrote in to express her sorrow and her puzzlement.

Moving to the Great Blasket Island.

Lesley Kehoe is, 'Doing a Peig,' on it! She's leaving technology, modern conveniences and, 'Civilisation,' behind, and moving to the Great Blasket Island with her boyfriend for a simpler life. She spoke to Ryan about what she anticipates, what she's afraid might happen, and what she hopes will happen!

Dancing With the Stars - Kai and Demi

The latest couple to leave the show last night were Demi Isaac and Kai Widdrington. They joined Ryan in studio to analyse where it all went wrong, but Demi's positive attitude meant that she concentrated more on what went right, and the enjoyment she got from the whole experience.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Friday 15th February

When the Flying Ducks met Trudeau

Dundalk team the Flying Ducks are an anomaly - an ice-skating rink without an ice-rink! But that's about to change, thanks to an invitation to partake in the 2016 Montreal St. Patrick's Day parade. Their president Aisling and Kevin Murphy of the U.I.S. in Montreal came on to talk to Ryan.

Paul McKenna - hypnotherapist

Paul McKenna is a hypnotherapist, author and broadcaster. He claims to have helped thousands of people deal with their addictions, emotional issues and problems. And now he himself is finally happy. He joined Ryan in studio to discuss why it took so long for him to get the results he has produced in others, along with other big questions!

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Donal Fallon and Peter Brannian about life in tenement Dublin, author Patricia Gibney about her husband Aidan, Matthew Toman about going from having everything to having nothing, and Paul McKenna about heaven, hell and everything in between!

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Thursday 14th February

Keeping the Best Side Out

Tom Corr chatted with Ryan about Barbara Streisand keeping the, 'Best side out,' and about how he has no choice since he had reconstructive facial surgery after two bouts of cancer!

Missing man Stephen Warde

Galway man Stephen Warde went missing in Malaysia shortly after Christmas. With time passing and still no sign of him, his family are understandably desperate for any help or information. His brother Donal came on the line to make an appeal. https://www.gofundme.com/help-find-stephan-warde-in-malaysia

Continuing reaction to Patricia Gibney

The response to author Patricia Gibney (and the ensuing email that we received from a listener whose husband left her) has been so overwhelming that we've decided to broadcast some more of your missives, your messages, your advice and your opinions.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Wednesday 13th February

Inclusive Karate Kids

Nicola O'Driscoll was at a loss trying to find a fun, enjoyable and inclusive activity for her daughter Shauna, who has Rubenstein Taybi Syndrome - until she came across an organisation called, 'Ripple Ireland,' that directed her towards inclusive karate. Shauna found a hobby she loved and now has her black belt! Nicola told Ryan all about it.

Reaction to Patricia Gibney interview

Yesterday author Patricia Gibney spoke movingly on the show about her husband Aidan, who died several years ago from cancer. Ryan read out some of the correspondence that was received in response.

Matthew Toman - Boom to Bust

Matthew Toman made it big during the Celtic Tiger...and then he lost it all. He spoke to Ryan about being on top of the world, crashing to the bottom, and how he managed to claw his way back up - but in a completely different direction.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Tuesday 12th February

Patricia Gibney - The Lost Child

Bestselling Irish author Patricia came in to talk to Ryan about her latest book, 'The Lost Child,' but also to remember the love of her life and father of her children - her husband Aidan, who passed away several years ago.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Monday 11th February

14 Henrietta Street

Peter Brannigan grew up in 14 Henrietta Street. His former home is now a museum. He and urban historian Donal Fallon joined Ryan in studio to explore what life was like in tenement Dublin times. If you or someone you know want to share your story of living in the tenements, go to https://14henriettastreet.ie/info/news/your-tenement-memories/.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Friday 8th February

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Darren Kennedy and his dance partner Karen, child star Mark Lester about his friendship with Michael Jackson, Aoife Abbey about the, 'Seven Signs of Life,' and NASA astronaut Captain John McBride about his adventures to infinity and beyond.

Spaceman John McBride

Upon the completion of our American Holidays competition, N.A.S.A. astronaut John McBride joined Ryan in studio to tell him all about his adventures in space, and his epic journeys to infinity and beyond.

Fantastic Florida Competition - the Final!

This year being the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission to the moon, we've teamed up with American holidays to offer one lucky listener an amazing trip to Florida. There they can enjoy all the sights and sounds the city has to offer, along with a very special trip to the Kennedy Space Centre!

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Thursday 7th February

Fantastic Florida Competition!

This year being the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission to the moon, we've teamed up with American holidays to offer one lucky listener an amazing trip to Florida. There they can enjoy all the sights and sounds the city has to offer, along with a very special trip to the Kennedy Space Centre!

Aoife Abbey - 'Seven Signs of Life'

Today the, 'Secret Doctor,' a.k.a. Aoife Abbey paid Ryan a visit. Don't worry - he's feeling fine! Aoife told him all about the highs, lows, ups and downs of being an intensive care doctor, and about her book, 'Seven Signs of Life,' which describes these experiences through seven emotions - joy, hope, grief, fear, anger, disgust and distraction.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Wednesday 6th February

Fantastic Florida Competition!

This year being the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission to the moon, we've teamed up with American holidays to offer one lucky listener an amazing trip to Florida. There they can enjoy all the sights and sounds the city has to offer, along with a very special trip to the Kennedy Space Centre!

Mark Lester - my friendship with Michael Jackson.

Like Michael Jackson, Mark Lester became a household name when he was a boy - as the star of the film, 'Oliver Twist!' Upon the release of the documentary, 'Leaving Neverland,' he spoke to Ryan about his friendship with Michael.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Tuesday 5th February

Fantastic Florida competition!

This year being the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission to the moon, we've teamed up with American holidays to offer one lucky listener an amazing trip to Florida. There they can enjoy all the sights and sounds the city has to offer, along with a very special trip to the Kennedy Space Centre!

AJ Finn / Dan Mallory - serial liar?

Author and previous guest on the show AJ Finn (a.k.a. Dan Mallory) has been exposed in the media as a serial liar. We spoke to fellow author Liz Nugent about the man she has met and truly liked, as opposed to the character currently portrayed as a calculating fantasist.

Rob McGibbon - Gout

Journalist Rob McGibbon was afflicted with, 'The Rich Man's Disease;' also known as gout.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Monday 4th February

Fantastic Florida Competition!

This year being the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission to the moon, we've teamed up with American holidays to offer one lucky listener an amazing trip to Florida. There they can enjoy all the sights and sounds the city has to offer, along with a very special trip to the Kennedy Space Centre!

Dancing with the Stars

This week, Darren Kennedy became the latest star to be voted off the dance competition. He and dance partner Karen Byrne joined Ryan in studio to analyse their performance.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.www

Friday 1st February

Paul O'Loghlin-Kennedy - Perform Ireland

How has nobody thought of this before?! Divas, get your sequins out! A new all-singing, all-dancing and all-acting festival is coming to the RDS from the 15th to the 17th of February. The maestro, Paul O'Loghlin-Kennedy, came on the line to tell Ryan all about it.

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Steve Cavanagh about his new book, 'Twisted,' actor Seán Ward about being addicted to pornography, Lisa Walsh about limb-lengthening procedures for her daughter Keeva, and Curtis Pritchard about the horrific attack that threatened his dancing career.

Curtis Pritchard - Dancing Again

After a horrendous attack on himself and his brother a month ago, professsional dancer Curtis Pritchard is back and ready to step onto the dancefloor. He joined Ryan in studio to talk about unprovoked violence, how his positive attitude helped him, and the value he places on family.

News Round-Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Thursday 31st January

Serial killers - why are we obsessed with them?

With a new series AND film about Ted Bundy out, professor of criminology David Wilson spoke to Ryan about our obsession with serial killers.

Climate Generation: Awakening to Our Children's Future

As a mother and activist, Lorna Gold is aware that climate change is not a future phenomenon, but something affecting us here and now. In her new book, 'Climate Generation,' she shares her experience of discovering what's happening, what's being done and what needs to happen to protect all future generations. She came in to talk to Ryan about it.

News Round-Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Wednesday 30th January

Leg-lengthening surgery for a 9-year old

Lisa Walsh's daughter was born with, 'Dwarfism' - or, 'Achondroplasia,' to give it its proper name. She's undergoing leg-lengthening surgery to give her some extra height. Ryan spoke to her mam Lisa about this brave but painful procedure, and what led young Keeva to ask for it.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

Tuesday 29th January

Benat Broderick - Top Tips for Flu Season

Ryan chatted with Benat Broderick about the top tips for avoiding infection this winter season - which is especially important for Benat and people in his position, as he has Cystic Fibrosis.

Seán Ward - addicted to pornography

Ex-Corrie actor Seán Ward spoke to Ryan about how loneliness and depression made him turn to addiction, which in turn caused hair and weight loss, and affected his career.

News Round Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.

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Programme Highlights

Paul McKenna - hypnotherapist

From celebrity hypnotist to bestselling author, hypnotherapist and self-help guru,Paul McKenna claims to have helped and continue to help thousands of people lose weight,stress&addictions. He joined Ryan to discuss Heaven, Hell and everything in between.

NASA astronaut Captain John McBride

After 133 orbits of Earth, Captain John McBride still hasn't tired of space exploration. He chatted to Ryan about his epic journeys into the unknown.

Hugh Jackman - The Greatest Showman

The greatest showman meets....the toyman, who channelled the greatest showman! Ryan and Hugh had a chat about Hugh's new film, "The Front Runner," along with many other varied and unexpected topics!

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