Sri Lanka has been rocked by eight explosions in various churches and hotels. Hundreds of people have died and many more injured. Tom Wall, Irish ex-pat living in Sri Lanka and friend of the show, spoke to Maggie about the atmosphere over there at the moment.
"99 Problems," is a new film about - of all things, but fortuituously, considering the weather - ice-cream vans and their drivers! "Pinky," is one such driver who has managed to make a decent living despite the fierce competition in this industry. Maggie chatted to Pinky and Ross Killeen, who directed it. www.99problemsfilm.com
Billy has donated blood. He has saved lives. He's great company. He's very affectionate. If Billy sounds like a great catch, he is - as long as you like dogs! Billy is a greyhound, but a particularly remarkable one. His owner Caitríona ní Dhuill told Maggie all about her canine companion, and others like him.
Hot on the heels of the Clooneys, Michael Caines is coming to Ballyfin Demesne in Laois this week - for an evening of, "Exceptional gastronomy and hospitality." He spoke to Maggie about his life, his career - and the fact that he only has one arm, which clearly doesn't hold him back.
Diagnosed with Parkinson's at 24 years of age, Clare Connolly was in complete shock at first, but has since learned how to live with, manage and even control the symptoms. She discussed her condition with Maggie, and how it has affected her life.
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.