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Wednesday 22nd November

Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland is the former head coach of the Irish rugby team. He will forever be remembered in this country for controversially dropping Brian O'Driscoll for the last Lions test in Australia in 2003. He went on to head the Lions tour to New Zealand this year and has written a book about the experience called 'In the Line of Fire'

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention with listener reaction

Tuesday 21st November

Colin Stafford Johnson

Emmy Award-winning film-maker Colin Stafford-Johnson has spent 30 years shooting some of the world’s most celebrated wildlife films. He’s currently touring the country talking about his incredible wildlife encounters, accompanied by footage he’s taken through the years

Danii Neilan

Danii, took up Mixed Martial Arts just two years ago and last week was in the final of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation World Championships. She suffered from anxiety from childhood until fairly recently but with help from a sports psychologist and a lot of self talk she says she can now deal with it.

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Baz' attention with listener reaction

Monday 20th November

The Vanity Fair Diaries 1983 - 1992

Tina Brown was editor in chief of Vanity Fair during the 1908s, a boom time for magazines. She produced some of the most iconic front pages of the time with the Reagan's, Daryl Hannah, Demi Moore when she was pregnant, Madonna and was always at the best parties in New York.

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Baz' attention with listener reaction

Friday 17th November

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to John Connolly, author of 'he - A Novel', opera singer Celine Byrne and Lee Child who wrote the Jack Reacher series of book which are all international best sellers

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we teamed up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. And at last - the Final. Outside the Radio Centre to compete for the Chill Insurance Renault Car are Suzanne, Geraldine, Bernie and Kevin.

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards

Both Dr Henry Marsh's book 'Admissions - A Life in Brain Surgery' and Alan McMonagle's' Ithaca' are on the shortlist for The Ryan Tubridy Show Listeners Choice Award. Ryan spoke to both authors earlier in the year when they came into studio and this is a chance to hear a short extract in case you missed it

News Round Up of the Day

The stories of the day that caught Ryan's attention and listeners' reaction.

Thursday 16th November

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we're teaming up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. Every day three contestants will compete to answer 5 questions .... the one with the highest score will go through to a final here in the Radio Centre this Friday. Today's contestants were Kevin, Clare and Michael

Lee Child

International bestselling author Lee Child has sold over 100 million books worldwide. 'The Midnight Line' is the 22nd in the Jack Reacher series and he is in studio to talk about it and his writing life

News Round Up of the Day

The stories of the day that caught Ryan's attention and listeners' reaction

Wednesday 15th November

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we're teaming up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. Every day three contestants will compete to answer 5 questions .... the one with the highest score will go through to a final here in the Radio Centre this Friday. Today's contestants were Marie, Bernie and Shay

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards

Both Anthony Horowitz' book 'The Word is Murder' and Kathy McKeon's 'Jackie's Girl' are on the shortlist for The Ryan Tubridy Show Listeners Choice Award. Ryan spoke to both authors earlier in the year when they came into studio and this is a chance to hear a short extract in case you missed it

News Round Up

The stories of the day that caught Ryan's attention and listeners' reaction

Tuesday 14th November

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we're teaming up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. Every day three contestants will compete to answer 5 questions .... the one with the highest score will go through to a final here in the Radio Centre this Friday. Today's contestants were Geraldine, Ciaran and Susan

Celine Byrne

Celine Byrne is one of Ireland's most renowned opera singers. She is playing Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in December and came into studio to have a chat with Ryan.

News Round Up

The stories of the day that caught Ryan's attention and listeners' reaction

Monday 13th November

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we’re teaming up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. Every day three contestants will compete to answer 5 questions .... the one with the highest score will go through to a final here in the radio centre this Friday. Today's contestants were Jacqui, Suzanne and Kevin

John Connolly

John Connolly's new book 'he: A Novel' recreates the extraordinary life of Stan Laurel, one of our screen's greatest comedians who straddled the transition between the silent movies and 'talkies' with his great partner Oliver Hardy

Topics of the Day

Listen to the topics that caught Ryan's attention in today's newspapers

Friday 10th November

Weekly Podcast

The best interviews from the past five days all in one place!

Francis Brennan

In his Book of Household Management, Francis takes us through the house room by room and offers advice on how to manage your household in true Francis Brennan style. He came into studio to convince you to vote for his book in the Ryan Tubridy Show Listeners Choice category for the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards, !

Friday Round-Up

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan with other musings and listener reaction. Ryan is back despite his tonsil troubles!

Thursday 9th November

The Lit -Youth Literary Festival

The Lit is Ireland's first Festival of Reading and Writing for Young People and takes place tomorrow and Saturday in Waterford City, The Lit is organised by a group of teens one of whom is 16yr old Daisy Drohan. She spoke to Dave this morning to tell us all about the events and workshops they have planned for young readers and writers.

Ladybird Books

Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris are the comedy writers that spearheaded the Grown Up satirical favourites and they joined Dave from London to tell us about the 11 new titles in the series...

Wednesday 8th November

Sligo Illustrator Tops New York Times Bestsellers

Eva Byrne who illustrated the book 'Princesses Wear Pants' has seen some major success as the book gained the top spot on the New York Times bestseller list for picture books.

Irish Football Jerseys

Irish football fan Eddie O'Mahony received his first Ireland jersey as an eight-year-old in 1986. It was the first of 158 Irish jerseys he has procured for his online Irish Jersey museum.

Tuesday 7th November

Sigi Murrihy

How is our 80yr old shoebox Ladygetting on one year later? She spends the year filling boxes full of things for needy children. Sigi is from The Black Forest in Germany and having had no toys herself as a child in wartime she still remembers receiving her first doll.

Levying Lattes

Colin Harmon Author of 'What I Know About Running Coffee Shops' joined Ryan to discuss the governmental plan for a potential levy on coffee cups.

Tuesday Round-Up

Musings from the news of the day that caught Ryan's attention with listener reaction...

Monday 6th November

Mirenda Rosenberg

Mirenda has two boys both with autism. She is originally from Virginia in the U.S. but has lived in Letterkenny for the past 12 years. She teaches self confidence and personal development to children and adults by day and a singer by night

Susannah Keegan

Susannah is only 29 years of age and has 4 young children. She says she is often told she is far too young but she loves being a young Mum, it is the most rewarding thing she could do in her 20s and she can always go back to College when they are older

News Round Up of the Day

All the news that grabbed Dave's attention this morning with listeners' reaction

Friday 3rd November

Weekly Podcast

The best interviews from the past five days all in one place!

Sharon Horgan

Sharon Hogan is an Irish comedienne, writer and actress. Her new series, “Motherland”, will air next Tuesday on BBC 2 and she joins Dave from the BBC studios in London

News Round Up of the Day

The headlines of the day that caught Dave's attention and listeners' reaction.

Thursday 2nd November

Bodacious the Cat

Suzanne Crampton rescued Bodacious from a shop in Kilkenny 11 years ago. He now has his own Twitter page @1CatShepherd. She has just received an advance from HarperCollins to write a book about his adventures

Alex Gibney

Alex Gibney is the Oscar winning documentary maker, writer and director of No Stone Unturned' - a documentary about the Loughinisland Massacre in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Locals were watching the World Cup Ireland V Italy match in 1994 in the Heights Bar in Loughinisland when three UVF gunmen came in and shot 6 men dead.

News of the Day

Topics of the day which caught Dave's attention included: Rocky Ros Muc is one of 5 Irish films which have been longlisted for an Academy Award; Fake News has been named as the Word of the Year; science of drying your hair; cycling to work is as good as going to the gym for losing weight and there is a growing market for humanised pet food.

Wednesday 1st November

13 Reasons Why: Anti-bullying

In the Netflix series '13 Reasons Why' Brandon Flynn admits to being a bully and says most people are guilty of it for standing back when they see someone being bullied and not doing anything about it. He says in reality on 8% of us are bullies but 80% of us stand by and do nothing so are we just as complicit?

Amy O'Connor

Amy started collecting autographs when she was 11 years old and she got a few signatures at a Six concert. She found lots of them on a website which listed famous people's addresses. Among the autographs she got Judi Dench, Hugh Grant, Luciano Pavarotti, James Gandolfini and Colin Firth.

Round Up of the Day's News

Among the topics which caught Dave's attention are research that showed humankind has more empathy for dogs in trouble than for people; there are too many award ceremonies; and a new study suggests that aliens are more similar to us than previous thought!

Tuesday 31st October

Remembering Fab Vinny

Vincent Hanley was the presenter of MT USA, Europe's first music video TV programme which aired on a Sunday afternoon on RTE in the 1980s. Bill Hughes is in studio with Dave Fanning. The programme is the subject of a documentary at 7 p.m. on RTE 1 tonight

Hot Topics of the Day

Among the items that caught Dave's attention were that Michael Jackson is the highest grossing dead celebrity for 2017 with earnings of $75 million; are school trips to ski resorts really of educational value?; Liam Gallagher has signed up for celebrity Gogglebox.

Monday 30th October

Awful Presentations

Do you have a job where sometimes you’re required to make presentations in front of your colleagues or your bosses? Barry Brophy has just written ‘Awful Presentations, Why We Have Them and How to Put Them Right’ and he joins Dave in studio this morning.

The Arrest of Anne Frank and her Family

Vince Pankoke, a former FBI detective who has been asked to lead an investigation into the arrest of Anne Frank and her family.

Áine McAteer

Cavan born Áine McAteer became interested in macrobiotic cooking when she developed an underactive thyroid. The diet helped her condition so much that she decided to study further and moved to the U.S. where she began cooking for Barbara Orbison. This opened up a new career for her as a celebrity chef. She joins Dave in studio

Round Up of the Day's News

Listen to the news stories of the day that grabbed Dave's attention plus listeners' reaction

Friday 27th October

Best Of The Week

Listen back to to the best interviews from the last week which include Matthew Moynihan who is feeling positive after a troubled life, Brenda Romero provided an insight into the game developer world, The Dolan family told us about a statue erected in honour of Joe Dolan and Tammy D'Arcy spoke to us about the Shona Foundation

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Programme Highlights

Celine Byrne

Celine Byrne is one of Ireland's most renowned opera singers. She is playing Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in December and came into studio to have a chat with Ryan.

Kathy McKeon - Jackie's Girl

Kathy McKeon was 19 when she arrived in the United States in 1964. She spent the next 13 years working as Personal Assistant to Jackie Kennedy and developed a lasting friendship with her. She has just written a book about her life called Jackie's Girl

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is a prolific author of more than 40 novels and TV series. He is in studio today to talk about his new book "The Word is Murder"

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