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Monday 21st June

Kin of Kweens

A new documentary called 'Kin of Kweens' tell the story of a Cork-based drag family called 'Mockie Ah'. Haus mother, Candy Warhol, and the only girl in the family, Maud Gone Wrong, feature in the documentary and they told Ryan why it is they do what they do.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 18th June

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Karl Henry on keeping fit and doing it safely; Miriam Brady on caring for her husband Ronan Smith after his diagnosis with early onset Alzheimer's; Footballer Clive Clarke on suffering cardiac arrest; And Cian McCarthy on his extraordinary career as musical director of 'The Book of Mormon'.

Magnet Fishing

People took up lots of new hobbies during lockdown and Emma Brady joined Ryan on the line to tell him about her unusual pass time; magnet fishing!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 17th June

Ryan Gosling

Yesterday Ryan recommended the film 'Page Eight' but this morning Sharon got in touch to explain why she found her attention drifting towards 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' instead...

Cian McCarthy - From Blackrock to Broadway

Cian McCarthy hails from Blackrock in Cork and he spoke to Ryan from Australia to tell him about his extraordinary career which includes four years as musical director of 'The Book of Mormon' on Broadway, 'Moulin Rouge' in Sydney, as well as the very first live performance of the music of 'Hamilton'!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 16th June

Clive Clarke - Cardiac Arrest on the Pitch

The Euro 2020 tournament was brought to a standstill on Saturday following the collapse of Christian Eriksen after he suffered cardiac arrest. For former Irish international footballer, Clive Clarke, the scenes were all too familiar and he joined Ryan on the line to share his story.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 15th June

Miriam Brady - If Memory Serves Me Wrong

Miriam Brady and Ronan Smith are well known in the entertainment business. From Glenroe to Riverdance, they’ve been involved in the Irish theatre industry for many years. Miriam has become Ronan’s carer since his diagnosis with early onset Alzheimer's and she joined Ryan in studio to talk about how life has changed for herself and Ronan.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 14th June

Keeping Fit & Climbing Carrauntoohil

With gyms re-opening and more people getting active outdoors, personal trainer Karl Henry joined Ryan in studio to talk about keeping fit and doing it safely. And Madeline Walsh from Mountain Adventure Walks joined them on the line to fill everybody in on how Ryan got on, climbing Carrauntoohil.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 11th June

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Oliver spoke to architect and presenter of 'Home Rescue', Róisín Murphy; Author and journalist, Ed O'Loughlin, on his new book 'This Eden'; And brothers Daryl and Cormac Noonan on overcoming their individual struggles with their mental health.

Just Eat Competition

Olivia and Isla joined Oliver on the line for the chance to win a Just Eat gift card!

See Yourself on Screen Challenge

The British Film Institute is running a competition for children aged 4 to 18 living in Ireland the UK. It's called the 'See Yourself on Screen Challenge' and TG4 and BBC presenter, Caoimhe Ní Chathail, joined Oliver on the line to tell him all about it!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 10th June

Overcoming Struggles

Daryl and Cormac Noonan are brothers who have both overcome individual struggles with their mental health. They spoke to Oliver about battling Daryl's addictions and Cormac's search for acceptance and how they're now helping other young people discover who they really are.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 9th June

Ed O'Loughlin - This Eden

The tech world is never out of the news theses days, whether its hacking scandals, data leaks or scams. Author and journalist, Ed O'Loughlin, has captured all of this in his new book 'This Eden' and he joined Oliver in studio to tell him all about his dystopian tech thriller.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 8th June

Love After Lockdown

The Soul Mate Coach, Jeanne Sullivan Billeci, joined Oliver on the line to tell him about her upcoming online event to help people find love as lockdown restrictions begin to lift!

Róisín Murphy

Architect, interior designer and presenter of 'Home Rescue', Róisín Murphy, told Oliver about tackling her own house after lockdowns, and ever-present teenagers, prompted a re-think on what she needed from her home.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 4th June

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Oliver spoke to Bríd Dunne about Irish charity 'Look Good Feel Better'; Zoe Ryan on battling psoriasis; Psychiatrist Dr Gwen Adshead on two decades working in Broadmoor; Author Jamie O'Connell on his debut novel 'Diving For Pearls'; And Jane Seymour on filming her new series in Ireland.

Jane Seymour

Legend of cinema and screen, Jane Seymour, joined Oliver on the line from Dalkey to discuss her new series 'Harry Wild' which is currently filming in Ireland, her extraordinary career and barbecuing with Brian O'Driscoll!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 3rd June

Jamie O'Connell - Diving for Pearls

‘Diving For Pearls’ is the first novel by Jamie O’Connell. It tells the story of six people trying to navigate the magical but unforgiving city of Dubai and the death of a young woman which alters all of their fates. Jamie joined Oliver in studio to tell him all about it.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 2nd June

Dr Gwen Adshead - The Devil You Know

Psychiatrist and Forensic Psychotherapist, Dr Gwen Adshead, has spent nearly two decades in Broadmoor, one of Britain's most notorious high-security psychiatric facilities. She joined Oliver on the line from the UK to talk about working with people who commit some of the most horrendous crimes.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 1st June

Psoriasis

Zoe Ryan has been looking into the skin condition Psoriasis for a number of years. She joined Oliver in studio to talk about the road to her diagnosis, the denial years and why she's decided to start a conversation about Psoriasis to help others battling the condition.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 31st May

Litter

Litter has become a real problem as people continue to socialise outdoors and Damien joined Oliver on the line Ryan to talk about the way in which other countries manage the cleanup of litter.

Look Good Feel Better

Bríd Dunne joined Oliver on the line to tell him about her experience of being diagnosed with breast cancer last July, and how Irish charity 'Look Good Feel Better' helped her feel like her real self despite going through her intense treatment.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 28th May

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Clinical Psychologist Ian Robertson about confidence; Megan Cusack on her role as Irish nurse Nancy Corrigan in 'Call the Midwife'; Director of the National Ambulance Service, Martin Dunne, on the important work of the NAS; And author Julian Sancton on his debut book ‘Madhouse at the End of the Earth'.

Castleknock Hotel Competition

Emma joined Ryan on the line to take part in our quiz in the hope of winning a family break in Castleknock Hotel.

1845: Memento Mori

Irish artist Paula Stokes has spent years making 1,845 hand-blown glass potatoes as part of a memorial dedicated to the Irish potato famine. She told Ryan all about the project which will launch at the National Famine Museum in Co Roscommon this week.

Every Child a Reader

Last year’s Toy Show raised over six million euro and some of that money has gone towards a really fantastic project that aims to get every child in Ireland reading. Elaina Ryan is the CEO of Children’s Books and she joined Ryan on the line to tell him all about it.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 27th May

Climbing Carrauntoohil

After Ryan mentioned the possibility of embarking upon an expedition to the top of Carrauntoohil, Madeline Walsh from Mountain Adventure Walks joined Ryan on the line to tell him what to expect and how to prepare!

Julian Sancton - Madhouse at the End of the Earth

There were a huge number of Arctic and Antarctic explorers at the turn of the twentieth century that often found themselves marooned in ice for years on end. Julian Sanction has written about one of those first Antarctic voyages and joined Ryan on the line to tell him all about the plight of the Belgica.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 26th May

Martin Dunne - National Ambulance Service

Martin Dunne, Director of the National Ambulance Service, joined Ryan in studio to look back on the great work carried out during the early days of the Covid crisis, as well as the ongoing, tireless efforts of the National Ambulance Service.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 25th May

Call the Midwife

After Ryan spoke to Megan, fans of 'Call the Midwife' Audrey Russell and Prof. Paul Horan got in touch. Audrey's mother Bonnie worked as a midwife in Mullingar and Prof. Paul Horan works in the School of Nursing and Midwifery in Trinity College Dublin.

Megan Cusack

Megan Cusack has gone from Skibbereen to London's East End, playing Irish nurse Nancy Corrigan in one of the UK's most popular TV dramas 'Call the Midwife'. She joined Ryan on the line to tell him all about her role on the show!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 24th May

Ian Robertson - How Confidence Works

Clinical Psychologist and a Neuroscientist, Ian Robertson, has been exploring the topic of confidence in his new book 'How Confidence Works'. He joined Ryan in studio to talk about confidence; what it is, how you can get more of it, and the trouble with too much of it.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

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