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Friday 9th April

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to 'Reeling in the Years' producer John O'Regan on what to expect from the new series. Áine Murray told us all about her new book 'The Pain in The Chest'. Eimear Lawlor spoke about her debut novel 'Dublin's Girl' and star of the “The Irregulars” Thaddea Graham chatted to Ryan about her adoption from China to Northern Ireland.

Thaddea Graham - Netflix Series 'The Irregulars'

Ryan spoke with Northern Irish actress Thaddea Graham who stars in the new Netflix series “The Irregulars”, about a gang of street urchins who investigate crimes for none other than Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 8th April

'Dublin's Girl' Author Eimear Lawlor

Author Eimear Lawlor joined Ryan on the phone to talk about the tragic loss of her daughter and how it led to writing her debut novel 'Dublin's Girl', a story about a farm girl from Cavan, who went to live with her aunt and uncle in Dublin so she can attend secretarial college.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 7th April

'The Pain in The Chest' - Children and Anxiety

Áine Murray, a primary school teacher and psychology graduate, who has written a new book for children to help them handle anxiety, titled 'The Pain in The Chest'. She joined Ryan on the line to tell her all about her book and to offer her professional advice on helping children with anxiety.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 6th April

Reeling in the Years 2010 - 2019

Producer John O'Regan joined Ryan live in studio ahead of the new series of 'Reeling in the Years' which will be back on our televisions next Sunday. Katie Taylor to Kodaline, from Mrs Brown's Boys to the marriage referendum, from 'Fake News’ to Fidget Spinners

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 2nd April

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Deputy Director of Samaritans Ireland Aileen Spitere; Author Ronán Hession on his debut novel 'Leonard and Hungry Paul'; Roy Raven and Pat Cashman on animal thieves; And Marianna Spring on her work as a disinformation and social media reporter for the BBC.

Petfix Club Competition

Petfix Club is an Irish online subscription-based community of pet lovers, for pet lovers. Elsie joined Ryan on the line in the hope of winning a Samsung tablet and some great Petfix Club prizes!

Amy De Bhrún - Line of Duty

Line of Duty is back on our screens with its sixth series about police anti-corruption unit AC-12 and viewers are hooked. Irish actress Amy De Bhrún joined Ryan on the line to talk about her role on the show as Liverpudlian Steph Corbett!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 1st April

Petfix Club Competition

Petfix Club is an Irish online subscription-based community of pet lovers, for pet lovers. Avril joined Ryan on the line in the hope of winning a Samsung tablet and some great Petfix Club prizes!

Disinformation

Today's the day we try and trick one another with tall tales and fake news but for Marianna Spring it's just another day in the office. Marianna works as a disinformation and social media reporter for the BBC and she joined Ryan on the line to talk about how online conspiracies can impact real people's lives.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 31st March

Petfix Club Competition

Petfix Club is an Irish online subscription-based community of pet lovers, for pet lovers. Arthur joined Ryan on the line in the hope of winning a Samsung tablet and some great Petfix Club prizes!

Animal Thieves on the Golf Course

After Ryan mentioned the stories about the thieving ravens yesterday, Roy got in touch from St Andrews Links in Scotland where he's observed the rooks and ravens stealing snacks from golfers. And Pat Cashman talked to Ryan about some of his great pictures of animals caught in the act, which he has captured through his work as a golf photographer.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 30th March

Petfix Club Competition

Petfix Club is an Irish online subscription-based community of pet lovers, for pet lovers. Leah joined Ryan on the line in the hope of winning a Samsung tablet and some great Petfix Club prizes!

Rónán Hession - Leonard and Hungry Paul

Author Ronán Hession spoke to Ryan about his debut novel ‘Leonard and Hungry Paul’ which has been named as the Dublin One City One Book selection for April.

Fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society

Ross O’Keeney turns 17 today and he joined Ryan on the line to tell him about the extraordinary amount of money he has raised for the Irish Cancer Society in honour of his dad, Ronan, who passed away from cancer earlier this year.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 29th March

Petfix Club Competition

Petfix Club is an Irish online subscription-based community of pet lovers, for pet lovers. Daithí joined Ryan on the line in the hope of winning a Samsung tablet and some great Petfix Club prizes!

The Samaritans

Aileen Spitere is the Deputy Director of Samaritans Ireland and she joined Ryan on the line from Cork to talk about how she started volunteering for the Samaritans and the important work they do, offering listening and support to people struggling and in crisis.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 26th March

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Oliver spoke to Derek Scally about Ireland's complicated history with the Catholic Church; Orla Chennaoui on her career as a sports broadcaster; Fashion revolutionary Orsola De Castro on re-thinking our approach to what we wear; And Novelist Matt Haig on his new book 'The Midnight Library'.

Just Eat Competition

Paul and Grace joined Oliver on the line to take part in our competition to win a voucher for some delicious food courtesy of Just Eat.

Michelle Dunne - While Nobody Is Watching

Michelle Dunne from Cork was a soldier in the army for five years and served with the UN in the Lebanon. She joined Oliver on the line to tell him about this experience that changed her life forever.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 25th March

Weighted Blankets

Emer Flannery told Oliver about picking up a needle and thread, when she was having difficulty sleeping during the pandemic, and making herself a weighted blanket, and how this has blossomed into her very first business venture.

Matt Haig - The Midnight Library

Novelist and journalist Matt Haig joined Oliver on the line to talk about his new best-seller 'The Midnight Library' which tells the story of wishing for a better life and realising that what you had in the first place might not have been so bad after all.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 24th March

Vintage Fashion in Vincent's

After hearing the discussion on sustainable fashion, Clare got in touch to tell Oliver about the vintage shop they have set up in Vincent's charity shop in Terenure.

Orsola De Castro - Loved Clothes Last

Orsola De Castro set up a global movement in 2013 called 'Fashion Revolution' advocating for change in the fashion industry. She joined Oliver on the line to tell him why we need to rethink our approach to what we wear, and how we wear, because of its impact on both the planet and its people.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 23rd March

Orla Chennaoui

Derry native, Orla Chennaoui is a sports broadcaster for EuroSport. She has covered practically every major sporting event from the Olympic Games to the Tour de France, and joined Oliver on the line from Amsterdam to talk what it’s like to be a woman, and a mother, working in sport.

Park Life

A group of Dublin City University researchers are examining the role that Dublin parks have had for adults, children and teenagers during the pandemic. Carol Barron is assistant professor at DCU’s School of Nursing and she joined Oliver on the line to tell him how people can get involved.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 22nd March

Derek Scally - The Best Catholics in the World

Derek Scally has been the Berlin correspondent with the Irish Times since he moved there in 2000. He joined Oliver on the line from Germany to talk about how his new surroundings gave him the perspective to explore Ireland's complicated history with the Catholic Church.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 19th March

Best of the Week Podcast

On the podcast this week: Eve McDowell on her terrifying stalker ordeal; Clare O'Keeffe on the difficult area of farm succession; David McCullagh on the Dictionary of Irish Biography; And Rosie Mangan on her road to recovery from an acquired brain injury.

Just Eat Competition

Ivan and Adrienne joined Oliver on the line to take part in our competition to win a voucher for some delicious food courtesy of Just Eat.

Acquired Brain Injury

In 2019 Rosie Mangan was a passenger in a car involved in a serious accident which left her in an induced coma for a month. She joined Oliver on the line to talk about her road to recovery.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 18th March

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Journalist, and anchor of the Six One, David McCullagh joined Oliver in studio to talk about the Dictionary of Irish Biography and some of the fascinating stories of the people contained within it.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 16th March

Family Farm Succession

Clare O'Keeffe is a farmer, mediator and tutor, and she spoke to Ryan about the difficulties and challenges that can arise in the area of farm succession.

Farms and Inheritance

There was a huge reaction from listeners after yesterday's email about the anger and heartbreak that can arise over the issue of inheritance, and this morning Ryan read some of the many texts and emails on the subject.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 15th March

Stalking Ordeal

The topic of women's safety has been a huge talking point over the last week. Eve McDowell spoke to Ryan from Galway about the terrifying stalking ordeal she went through in 2019.

Farms and Inheritance

Ryan read an email from a listener about the anger and heartbreak that can arise over the issue of inheritance.

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Programme Highlights

Hugh Bonneville

Star of Downton Abbey and Paddington, Hugh Bonneville, spoke to Ryan about portraying beloved children's author Roald Dahl in the Sky Arts film 'To Olivia' and how he's been helping out with the vaccine roll-out in the UK.

Paul Oakley Stovall

American actor Paul Oakley Stovall plays George Washington in the first national tour of 'Hamilton'. He joined Ryan on the line from Cork to talk about following in the footsteps of historical figure Frederick Douglass as part of plans for a new musical.

Ruth Coker Burks

Ruth Coker Burks is someone who has defied disapproval in America's Deep South to help and care for men with Aids since the 1980s. She joined Ryan on the line from the US to tell her remarkable story of compassion and combating prejudice.

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