This week Ryan spoke with Patrick Osborne who wants to know why more men don't read. Steve Simmons about his life changing car accident which left him as a Quadriplegic at 24 years of age. Lieutenant Commander Claire Murphy tells Ryan about life as a naval commander and Clare Walsh who is retiring from the Daingean Library after 40 years.
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.