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Thursday 12th December

Avicii

As we approach the end of 2019 people are busy discussing who should be named 'artist of the decade’. Seanán Ó Coistín recently attended the Avicii memorial concert in Stockholm and he joined Maggie on the line to tell her why he thinks Avicii should be given the title!

Walking Back to Happiness

Derek Cullen has cycled across Africa, hiked the Pacific Crest Trail and walked the Irish countryside, documenting his travels as he goes. He spoke to Maggie about what lead him to set off on his adventures and the impact it has had on his health and happiness.

The People’s Trial

Professor Declan Devane spoke to Maggie about the 'The People’s Trial' which aims to help create a greater understanding of the clinical trial process and how they can be used to answer important questions.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 11th December

An Post Competition - The Letter Never Sent

If you could write a letter that you have never sent, who would you send it to and what would you say? We want you to write it now and post it to the Ryan Tubridy Show, Donnybrook, Dublin 4. This morning Ryan read some more letters from listeners and spoke to Bernie about the letter she wrote to her daughter Caoimhe.

Dr Mark A. Spencer - Murder Most Florid

Mark spent most of his life working as an esteemed botanist and senior curator in the Natural History Museum in London but his career took a surprising turn which now sees him turning his talent to helping the police crack cases. Mark told Ryan about the work of a forensic botanist.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 10th December

An Post Competition - The Letter Never Sent

If you could write a letter that you have never sent, who would you send it to and what would you say? We want you to write it now and post it to the Ryan Tubridy Show, Donnybrook, Dublin 4. This morning Ryan read some more letters from listeners and spoke to Sheila about the letter she wrote to her mother-in-law.

Domestic Abuse

Pádraig O’Reachtagáin has been named ‘Dentist of the Year’ in recognition of how he helped a patient escape an abusive relationship after treating her broken tooth. He joined Ryan in studio to share his story.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 9th December

An Post Competition - The Letter Never Sent

If you could write a letter that you have never sent, who would you send it to and what would you say? We want you to write it now and post it to the Ryan Tubridy Show, Donnybrook, Dublin 4. This morning Ryan read two of the letters we've received.

Sarah Newman

Sarah was a successful businesswoman and high profile entrepreneur on the popular Dragon’s Den TV series. She sold her business Needahotel.com for a reported €50 million but in 2016 she was forced to declare bankruptcy. Sarah joined Ryan in studio to share her story of resilience.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 6th December

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to 2FM's Lottie Ryan and Fair City star Ryan Andrews on what to expect when they hit the dance floor in January; Colm Wilkinson on his amazing career; Clodagh Dunlop on locked-in syndrome; and Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Fleabag and fame!

Arnotts Competition

All this week Arnotts have joined up with The Ryan Tubridy Show to celebrate their Christmas extravaganza. They have loads of entertainment in-store in the run up to the 25th of December. Everyday this week we are giving away loads of fantastic prizes courtesy of Arnotts. Lauren Gaffney and Ailbhe Lee went head-to-head in today's competition!

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Critically acclaimed writer and performer Phoebe Waller-Bridge spoke to Ryan about the phenomenal success of 'Fleabag', lending her talents to the world of James Bond and what it's like to be named 'The Most Powerful Person in Television'.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 5th December

Live from Arnotts!

The show was live from Arnotts on Henry Street bringing festive fun and Christmas cheer to the airwaves. Ryan was joined by father and daughter pilots, Gerry and Aoife Duff, the stars of this year's production of 'A Christmas Carol', Jenny Erwin of Arnotts on the toys of FAO Schwarz, Karen Nixon from Vintage Tea Trips and loads more!

Wednesday 4th December

Arnotts Competition

All this week Arnotts have joined up with The Ryan Tubridy Show to celebrate their Christmas extravaganza. They have loads of entertainment in-store in the run up to the 25th of December. Everyday this week we are giving away loads of fantastic prizes courtesy of Arnotts. David McCourt and Rachel Kilroy went head-to-head in today's competition!

Clodagh Dunlop - Locked-in Syndrome

Four years ago, Clodagh's life was changed forever. She went from being a fit and healthy, adrenalin-loving young woman to needing round-the-clock care. Through an amazing amount of determination and support Clodagh has defied the odds and she told Ryan her incredible story.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 3rd December

Arnotts Competition

All this week Arnotts have joined up with The Ryan Tubridy Show to celebrate their Christmas extravaganza. They have loads of entertainment in-store in the run up to the 25th of December. Everyday this week we are giving away loads of fantastic prizes courtesy of Arnotts. Maura Clarke and Gerry Collins went head-to-head in today's competition!

Colm Wilkinson

Colm Wilkinson has played some of the greatest roles every written for musical theatre including Jean Valjean in 'Les Misérables' and the Phantom in 'Phantom of the Opera'. He joined Ryan in studio to talk about his amazing career and the release of his new single 'Harcourt Street'.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 2nd December

Arnotts Competition

All this week Arnotts have joined up with The Ryan Tubridy Show to celebrate their Christmas extravaganza. They have loads of entertainment in-store in the run up to the 25th of December. Everyday this week we are giving away loads of fantastic prizes courtesy of Arnotts. Liam Kane and Michelle Hennessy went head-to-head in today's competition!

Dancing with the Stars

2FM's Lottie Ryan and Fair City star Ryan Andrews have been announced as the next two contestants for the new series of Dancing with the Stars. They joined Ryan in studio to talk about what we can expect when they hit the dance floor in January!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 29th November

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Daniel O'Donnell on music, life and faith; Santis O'Garro on conquering her debt; Annie Atkins on her work in film as a graphic designer; and Sarah Corbett Lynch on helping other children and adolescents who have experienced trauma in their lives.

Fake News

Donie O’Sullivan is an investigative reporter with CNN and is originally from Kerry. He spoke to Oliver about combating the murky world of disinformation and shady antics online.

Christmas Party Season

Yvonne gave up drinking at the age of 34 after the hangovers became unbearable. She spoke to Oliver about the social life of a non-drinker and why she avoids Christmas parties as a result!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 28th November

Christmas Memories

Marcia got in touch to tell us about her late mother Patricia who passed away in 2012. As her health was fading Patricia recorded some of her Christmas memories in a notebook. Marcia told Ryan about her mother and we heard some of those special memories.

Helping Children To Deal With Grief

Sarah Corbett Lynch is launching a series of books to help other children and adolescents who have experienced trauma and loss in their lives. She joined Ryan in studio alongside her aunt Tracey to share her story.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 27th November

Annie Atkins - Graphic Design and Film

Annie Atkins is a graphic designer who has played a crucial role in creating the visual landscape of films like 'Bridge of Spies' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' which went on to win an Academy Award for Best Production Design. She joined Ryan in studio to talk about the role of graphic design in film.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 26th November

Life and Debt

Santis O'Garro was born in Montserrat but moved to Dublin with her family when she was a child. She spoke to Ryan about the circumstances that lead to her struggle financially and how she has been taking back control and rebuilding her life.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 25th November

Daniel O'Donnell

With a music career spanning almost 35 years, Daniel O’ Donnell continues to delight fans around the world with his recordings and live shows. His new album ‘Halfway to Paradise’ has hit number 8 in the UK charts and Daniel joined Ryan in studio to talk about what has been another busy year for the country music legend.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 22nd November

The Late Late Toy Show Competition

Jessica came on the show to try and win herself tickets to the Toy Show!

Robbie Williams

Ryan chats to Robbie Williams who has brought out a Christmas album.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Best of the Week Podcast

Lisa Walsh tells Ryan about how her daughter, who has a form of dwarfism, has grown 4 inches. Ciarán Baxter talks to Ryan about his desperate search to find his brother. Jackie Donohue spoke to Ryan about the work she’s been doing since she lost her daughter and niece in the Berkeley balcony tragedy and Robbie Williams talks about his new album.

Thursday 21st November

Rita Lynch

After Ryan read about the personal archive of soprano Rita Lynch being been donated to Cork’s city and county archives, he spoke to Rita's daughter Mary to find out more about the world famous singer from Cork.

Gerry’s Pompeii

Gerry Dalton was a London based Irish emigrant who passed away in September and he has left a very colourful and prolific legacy. His collection of statues of historical figures has attracted members of the art world and Gerry's nephew John joined Ryan on the line to talk about their efforts to preserve this wonderful collection.

Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore is no stranger to our TV screens but she is about to make her debut on the big screen. She is starring in her first short film called 'Sadhbh' which she has also written. It will be screened this Sunday as part of the London based Irish Film Festival and she told Ryan all about the experience of making the film.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 20th November

Berkeley Balcony Tragedy

On the 16th of June 2015, Jackie Donohue lost her daughter Ashley and her niece Olivia when the fourth-floor balcony of a rented apartment collapsed in Berkeley California. Jackie has directed her incredible energy, drive and determination to ensuring that such a tragedy would not befall any other family in California. She joined Ryan in studio.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 19th November

Ciaran Baxter - Bring Him Home

In 2005 Ciaran's brother Ronan suddenly disappeared, seemingly vanishing without a trace. Ciaran has written a book called 'Bring Him Home' about the search for his missing brother.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

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Programme Highlights

Peter Andre

Singing star Peter Andre chatted with Ryan about family, love, panic attacks, and his upcoming role in, "Grease."

Wild Atlantic Way

Donegal, Sligo, Ennistymon and Inis Mór were the destinations for Ryan's June tour of the Wild Atlantic Way. Listen in to hear him meet local people and businessmen, stars who dropped in for a visit, and much more besides!

Tommy Tiernan

Comedian and presenter Tommy Tiernan came into studio to chat with Ryan about a breadth of topics, ranging from drinking, to Irish mammies, to staying silent for ten days.

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