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Friday 27th March

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Oliver spoke to Deirdre about a Garda's act of kindness; Tomás Mac Conmara on how kids can become family historians; Surgeon Aaron Glynn on some DIY advice; Maria Macklin on dressing for success at home; Linda Cullen on a frightening experience she had while out walking; And Chris Hayes on taking Irish National Heritage Park tours online.

ISPCC / 2fm Digital Concert Series in aid of Childline

A very unfortunate consequence of the current crisis is that charities have had to stop fundraising. However, some of Ireland’s best music acts are stepping in to lend a hand. Conor O’Donoghue from Wild Youth is one of the artists involved and he told Oliver all about what's going on.

Fun Unplugged

Peter Cosgrove is the author of 'Fun Unplugged' and 'Family Fun Unplugged'. He joined Oliver on the line with some suggestions on how to keep kids entertained and away from screens and devices.

Covid-19 and Children

This is a strange time for children as much as it is for grown ups. Jenny’s four-year-old displayed symptoms of Covid-19 and was referred for a test a week ago. She joined Oliver on the line to tell him what happened and how everyone is doing now.

News Round-Up of the Day

The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Oliver's attention, and Annie McDonnell joined Oliver on the line to try and win a National Book Token!

Thursday 26th March

My Bungalow Bliss

Architect Hugh Wallace told Oliver all about 'My Bungalow Bliss'. This new programme is currently on the hunt for homeowners across the country who want to remodel their beloved bungalow.

Visual Art on YouTube

Johnnie Lawson is a visual artist from Leitrim and he got in touch to tell Oliver all about what he does on YouTube. His long-form videos of Irish landscapes feature the sounds of nature and are perfect for bringing the peacefulness of nature into your home.

Irish National Heritage Park

Chris Hayes from the Irish National Heritage Park joined Oliver on the line to tell him how they have moved their tours online for people to enjoy while they're stuck at home!

Deliberately Coughing at People

We have been hearing of incidents of people deliberately coughing at other people in public. Linda Cullen was out walking in Dun Laoghaire yesterday when things took a nasty turn. She joined Oliver on the line to tell him what happened.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 25th March

Dressing for Success at Home

Image consultant Maria Macklin told Oliver why its important to ditch the tracksuits and dress smart even though you're working from home.

Don't Overdo the DIY

As people look for things to keep themselves busy around the house and garden, orthopaedic surgeon Aaron Glynn joined Oliver on the line to explain why we shouldn't be overdoing the DIY.

Encouraging Children to Become Family Historians

Historian Tomás Mac Conmara has come up with a lovely idea for children to keep busy and connected to their grandparents, and he joined Oliver on the line to tell him all about it.

Act of Kindness

Deirdre got in touch to tell Oliver about a lovely Garda who called in on her mother-in-law Pauline to check if she was okay and didn't show up empty-handed!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 24th March

Kidney Donation

Johnny McCarthy and Niamh O’Flanagan spoke to Ryan about the circumstances that lead to their friendship and how they ended up side-by-side in an operating theatre when one of them gave the other a second chance at life.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 23rd March

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

We’ve never washed our hands, or been so aware of our environment, as much are we are now. Ryan spoke to Rebecca and Clare about what it's like to be living with OCD at this time.

News Round-Up of the Day

Ryan spoke about some of the things people have been doing to keep themselves busy while social distancing, and Tom joined Ryan on the line to try and win a book token!

Friday 20th March

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Lottie Ryan after she was crowned winner of Dancing with the Stars; 'Young Offenders' star Jennifer Barry on social distancing; Melanie Murphy on cancelling her wedding celebrations; And best-selling author Harlan Coben on his new book 'The Boy from the Woods'.

Positive Vibes

Ryan kept the positive vibes going as we heard how listeners are dealing with the changes to everyday life in Ireland and around the world. And Abagail, Róisín and Oisín took a break from homework and trampolines to join Ryan on the line to try and win some book tokens!

Thursday 19th March

Harlan Coben

Best-selling author Harlan Coben spoke to Ryan about his latest thriller 'The Boy from the Woods', why the dark secrets behind suburban life is a theme running through much of his work, and the hit Netflix adaptation of 'The Stranger'.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 18th March

Drive-Through Testing

Sheena has been writing about her experience of attending a COVID-19 drive-through test centre and joined Ryan on the line to tell him all about it.

Online Quiz Night

Gillian told Ryan all about the online quiz nights she and others have been organising as everybody looks to find ways to socialise without leaving the house!

Getting Married During The Pandemic

Melanie and her partner Thomas had been busy preparing for their big day but the ongoing pandemic threw all of their plans up in the air. She joined Ryan on the line to tell him how love can conquer all!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 16th March

Lottie Ryan

Dancing With The Stars newly crowned champion Lottie Ryan spoke to Ryan the morning after her big win.

Good Advice From Listners

Ryan spoke to listeners who have good advice and who are doing their bit to help us through the coronavirus lockdown.

Avoiding Coronavirus House Parties

Ryan spoke to Young Offenders actress Jennifer Barry who has spoken candidly about her foolish decision to attend a house party over the weekend and warning others to learn from her mistake.

Positivity During Lockdown

Ryan spoke about some of the positive things people are doing for each other and the country during the Coronavirus lock down.

Friday 13th March

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Fr. Ray Kelly after his exit from ‘Dancing with the Stars’; Cameron O'Connor on the response to COVID-19 in Singapore; Marian Reece on the devastating effect that a hit and run had on her family; Yvonne Reddin on the concept of ‘Social Prescribing’; And Ian Dowling on the life of an Irish Picker.

School Granny

Lorraine Brennan is the School Principal of Mount Talbot National School in Co. Roscommon. She got in touch to tell Ryan all about their 'school granny' Emma Cronin who lives next door. Emma will be turning 100 this coming Sunday!

Italia '90 Memorabilia

Professor Paul Rouse from the School of History in UCD spoke to Ryan about why he, along with the Little Museum of Dublin, is on the hunt for World Cup Italia '90 memorabilia.

Social Distancing

Dr. Sarah Callaghan spoke to Ryan about what we should and should not be doing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 12th March

Ian Dowling – Irish Pickers

Ian Dowling is a picker, someone who goes in search of antiques and treasures with a view to selling them on. Ian will feature in a new programme called 'Irish Pickers' and he joined Ryan in studio to talk about how he started off in this business and some of his favourite finds!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 11th March

Social Prescribing

Yvonne Reddin joined Ryan on the line to talk about the support you can get in local communities if you take the first step. The concept is called 'social prescribing' and Yvonne told Ryan how she is now helping others to find that outlet of support.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 10th March

Brothers Killed in Hit and Run

Last week Ryan spoke to Olivia Stauntan whose younger brother Michael was tragically killed in a hit and run. After hearing Olivia's story Marian got in touch to tell Ryan about the devastating effect that a hit and run has had on her family.

Response to Coronavirus in Singapore

Singapore has been held as something of a model country in its approach to tackling the Coronavirus. Irishman Cameron O’Connor lives and works there and he spoke to Ryan about what has been happening in the country.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 9th March

Fr. Ray Kelly and Kylee Vincent - Dancing with the Stars

Last night Fr. Ray became the latest celebrity to exit 'Dancing with the Stars'. He joined Ryan in studio, alongside his professional dance partner Kylee Vincent, to look back at his time in the competition.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 6th March

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Claire Nelson about survival after a 20 foot fall in the Mojave Desert left her alone and fighting for her life; Olivia Staunton on her brother Michael's tragic death from a hit and run; And Lorraine O'Donnell about why she’s trying to get more women hooked on fishing.

Paddy Power Cheltenham Competition

The Ryan Tubridy Show and PaddyPower.com want to send you and three of your friends to Cheltenham next week. This morning Derek and Phil joined Ryan on the line to take part in the competition!

Fishing for Women

Lorraine O’Donnell is the Education and Outreach Officer for Inland Fisheries Ireland. She joined Ryan on the line to explain why she's trying to get more women hooked on fishing.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 5th March

Paddy Power Cheltenham Competition

The Ryan Tubridy Show and PaddyPower.com want to send you and three of your friends to Cheltenham next week. This morning Fiacre, Justina and John joined Ryan on the line to take part in the competition!

Hit and Run

In 1995 Olivia Staunton's younger brother Michael was killed in a hit and run. To this day nobody has come forward to take responsibility for what happened. Olivia spoke to Ryan about the devastating effect this had on her family and why they're still seeking closure 25 years on from Michael's tragic death.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

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Programme Highlights

Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci is the man behind 'The Thick Of It', 'Veep' and 'The Death Of Stalin'. His new film is an adaptation of the novel 'David Copperfield' and Armando spoke to Ryan about bringing his typically comedy chops to a Charles Dickens' classic.

Losing My Religion

Kamila Dydyna is a Polish actress and filmmaker. She joined Ryan in studio to talk about losing her religion and finding a new identity in Ireland.

Chris Hadfield

Commander Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space. He's a former Air Force fighter pilot and has undertaken three space shuttle missions. He joined Ryan in studio to talk about his fascinating life and career.

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