Kerrie O'Brien is a writer and poet who was so bothered by the homeless problem in Dublin city that she decided to do something about it. She joins Dave in studio to tell him all about the anthology book "Looking at the Stars" which is raising money for Dublin Simon's rough sleeper team.
"Looking At The Stars" is available in Books Upstairs and also in Dubray Books with books available to order via their website www.dubraybooks.ie
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.
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 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.