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Friday 17th January

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Marita Conlon-McKenna about her new book “The Hungry Road”; Aoife Gallagher on undertaking a PhD in Childhood Bereavement; Lawyer Bryan Stevenson on taking on America's criminal justice system; And Kamila Dydyna on losing her religion and finding a new identity in Ireland.

Riverdance Competition

Riverdance is coming back home to celebrate 25 years with five performances from February 6th-9th at the 3Arena. Every day this week we're running a competition to win tickets to a special gala performance in the 3Arena as well as a draw to win a trip to New York to see Riverdance 25 at Radio City Music Hall.

Lee Fields

Soul legend Lee Fields has worked with Kool and the Gang, BB King and Bobby Womack to name but a few. He joined Ryan in studio to talk about a lifetime of ups, downs and come backs.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 16th January

Riverdance Competition

Riverdance is coming back home to celebrate 25 years with five performances from February 6th-9th at the 3Arena. Every day this week we're running a competition to win tickets to a special gala performance in the 3Arena as well as a draw to win a trip to New York to see Riverdance 25 at Radio City Music Hall.

Losing My Religion

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

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 15th January

Riverdance Competition

Riverdance is coming back home to celebrate 25 years with five performances from February 6th-9th at the 3Arena. Every day this week we're running a competition to win tickets to a special gala performance in the 3Arena as well as a draw to win a trip to New York to see Riverdance 25 at Radio City Music Hall.

Bryan Stevenson - Just Mercy

Bryan Stevenson is an American lawyer who has spent his career helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned. 'Just Mercy' is a new film based on his life and he spoke to Ryan about his incredible story of taking on America's criminal justice system.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 14th January

Riverdance Competition

Riverdance is coming back home to celebrate 25 years with five performances from February 6th-9th at the 3Arena. Every day this week we're running a competition to win tickets to a special gala performance in the 3Arena as well as a draw to win a trip to New York to see Riverdance 25 at Radio City Music Hall.

Childhood Bereavement

As part of her PhD Aoife Gallagher is hoping to speak to people who might have some knowledge of childhood bereavement, either something that they may have experienced themselves or something that they had to help a child go through. Aoife joined Ryan in studio to tell him her story and why she has a particular interest in this area.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 13th January

Riverdance Competition

Riverdance is coming back home to celebrate 25 years with five performances from February 6th-9th at the 3Arena. Every day this week we're running a competition to win tickets to a special gala performance in the 3Arena as well as a draw to win a trip to New York to see Riverdance 25 at Radio City Music Hall.

Brian Redmond - Dancing with the Stars

The celebrity female dancers took to the dance-floor on 'Dancing with the Stars' last night and judge Brian Redmond joined Ryan in studio to share his thoughts on how they got on.

Marita Conlon-McKenna - The Hungry Road

Marita Conlon-McKenna is the author of many beloved children’s books such as 'Under the Hawthorn Tree', 'Wildflower Girl' and 'The Blue Horse'. Her new book is called 'The Hungry Road'. It's an adult novel set during the Great Irish Famine and inspired by the true Irish heroes of that time. Marita joined Ryan in studio to tell him all about it.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 10th January

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Commander Chris Hadfield about his extraordinary career; Kel Galavan on her 'No Spend Year'; Barry-John on his date at the First Dates restaurant; Orla Buckley on the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And colleagues, friends and listeners paid tribute to the legendary broadcaster Larry Gogan.

Marvel Cinematic Universe

After Ryan spoke about being overwhelmed by the sheer amount of movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Orla got in touch with a guide to how he might approach the box office behemoth that is the MCU.

Barry-John - First Dates Ireland

First Dates Ireland returned to our screens last night for a new season. Serial dating show participant Barry-John spoke to Ryan about his visit to the famous restaurant and the trials and tribulations of dating in 2020.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 9th January

No Spend Year

Late last year Santis O’Garro spoke to Ryan about debt and how she managed to get on top of it. We had a huge reaction to Santis' story and Kel Galavan got in touch to tell us about an interesting experiment she undertook that has changed her life. She joined Ryan on the line to tell him all about her 'No Spend Year'.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 8th January

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's back on our screens as part of Electric Ireland’s ‘We’re Brighter Together’ campaign and he joined Ryan in studio to talk about his fascinating life and career.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 7th January

Remembering Larry Gogan

Ryan paid tribute to the legendary broadcaster Larry Gogan who passed away today. Ronan Collins, Dave Fanning and Ciara King shared memories and stories of their friend and colleague, and we heard from listeners as the nation comes to terms with the sad news of Larry's passing.

Monday 6th January

The Black and Tans

Dr. Tomás Mac Conmara is an Oral Historian and Heritage Consultant who has collected stories about The Black and Tans in his book 'The Time of the Tans: An Oral History of the War of Independence in County'. He spoke to Oliver in light of the recent controversy surrounding the forthcoming commemoration for the Royal Irish Constabulary.

Tinder Profile Photoshoots

A poster appeared in a shop window in Bantry recently suggesting that you might want a professional photoshoot for your Tinder profile pictures! Photographer Sean de Burca spoke to Oliver about turning his camera lens to the world of love.

Dancing with the Stars

'Dancing with the Stars' returned to our TV screens last night on RTÉ One and welcomed a new host of sequinned celebrities to the dance-floor. Professional dancers Karen Byrne and Laura Nolan joined Oliver in studio to give him the lowdown on series 4!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 3rd January

Remembering Marian Finucane

Ryan paid tribute to broadcaster and colleague Marian Finucane who passed away yesterday, and listeners joined Ryan on the line to share their memories of Marian and the impact she had on their lives.

Thursday 2nd January

Great Irish Interiors - Kylemore Abbey

Eithne O’Halloran is Abbey and Gothic Church Manager at Kylemore Abbey and also a past pupil of the school. She spoke to Ryan about the history of Kylemore Abbey and the work involved in breathing new life into one of Ireland’s best loved and most iconic buildings.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 27th December

Fear Darb Ainm Harris - Brian Redden

Actor, writer, director, singer, poet, sportsman and one of the most notorious hell-raisers of all time, Richard Harris lived one hell of a life and for the first time ever, that life will be celebrated in a documentary exploring a larger than life character who lived his eccentric life to the full and left behind a body of work unrivalled by any other Irish actor. The documentary will be aired on TG4 on New Year’s Day at 9.30pm

Sailing Across the Atlantic

Claire Mc Cluskey has been chosen to take part in a truly exciting research project called eXXpedition Round The World and she tells Maggie more this morning

On Year No Beer - Claire Scanlon

A missed phonecall from her Mum prompted Clare Scanlon to change her lifestyle and she tells Maggie more this morning

The Glam Reaper - Jennifer Muldowney

As families gather over the Christmas, some will be missing a loved one, grieving, or maybe expecting bad news. But it’s in these moments that we can share memories of the good times. It may even bring the conversation around to your own plans for when that time comes...but would you discuss it with family – or even make a list? Jennifer Muldowney is a memorial planner and she chats to Maggie this morning

Francis Brennan - 5 Star Training Academy

Hotelier Francis Brennan is on the lookout, once again, for people to take part in a brand new series for the New Year. It’s called the ‘5 Star Training Academy’ and Francis chats to Maggie this morning

Monday 23rd December

Live from Dublin Airport

The show was live from Terminal 2 in Dublin Airport where Ryan spoke to friends and family as they were reunited for Christmas, alongside Brenda Donohue, special guests and with live music from The Camembert Quartet.

Friday 20th December

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Irish plastic surgeon and burns specialist, Dr Deirdre Seoighe, who has been tending to those critically injured in the New Zealand Volcano disaster; International best-selling author John Connolly on his books of 2019; and Yvonne on the difference SVP made to her life when she needed help.

Saint Vincent de Paul

It’s not too late to help save a family from poverty this Christmas. Yvonne joined Ryan in studio to tell him about her story and the difference Saint Vincent de Paul made to her life when she needed help.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Thursday 19th December

Books of the Year

International best selling author and voracious reader John Connolly joined Ryan in studio to swap book recommendations for 2019!

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Wednesday 18th 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? Today Ryan read out more touching letters from listeners and announced the overall winners of the competition!

New Zealand Volcano Disaster

On December 9th, New Zealand’s most active volcano erupted on White Island, killing 16 people. Dr Deirdre Seoighe was among the medical professionals who tended to those critically injured and she spoke to Ryan about what happened when news of the eruption on White Island came through.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Tuesday 17th 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? The postbag has been bursting with beautiful letters from listeners over the last few weeks and today Ryan read out more touching messages and spoke to Máire and Linda about their letters.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Monday 16th 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? The postbag has been bursting with beautiful letters from listeners over the last few weeks and today Ryan read out some touching messages and spoke to Olivia and Sinead about their letters.

News Round-Up of the Day

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

Friday 13th December

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to businesswoman and entrepreneur Sarah Newman on overcoming bankruptcy, stroke and depression; dentist of the year Pádraig O'Reachtagáin on helping a patient escape an abusive relationship; and Dr Mark A Spencer on his work as a forensic botanist.

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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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