The Ryan Tubridy Show

The Ryan Tubridy Show

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The Ryan Tubridy Show Thursday 18 February 2016

Twin Studies

Twin Studies

Are you a non-identical twin? Dr. Aifric O'Sullivan was on to us about a study she is involved with in UCD. They need 4 more sets of twins to finish it out. If you fit the bill, you can get in contact with them through their website: Twin Study

Big Brothers Big Sisters Programme

Kevin and Daniel joined Ryan this morning to talk about the Foróige Big Brother Big Sister programme where volunteers are asked to offer their ‘little brother or sister’ a helping hand through the minefield of adolescence and give them someone to chat and look up to.Their website is:

Pictured: Kevin, Ryan and Daniel

History Holidays

History Holidays

Ryan mentioned his interest in History Holidays, and we got lots of texts in from some listeners who have been on some - Aine who went to Robin Island in South Africa, Anne who visited the Killing Fields in Cambodia, and Helen who spoke about her trip to Auschwitz in 2011.

Music Played on the Show

Dedicated Follower Of Fashion

Dedicated Follower Of Fashion

The Kinks


Clap Both My Hands

Clap Both My Hands

Brian Deady






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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