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.
Armando Iannucci is the man behind 'The Thick Of It', 'Veep' and 'The Death Of Stalin'. His new film is an adaptation of the novel 'David Copperfield' and Armando spoke to Ryan about bringing his typically comedy chops to a Charles Dickens' classic.
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 joined Ryan in studio to talk about his fascinating life and career.