Philomena Lee's story was brought to the screen in the award winning film 'Philomena' which charted her experience in Sean Ross Abbey and her search for her son. Philomena joined Ryan on the line alongside co-founder of Adoption Rights Alliance, Susan Lohan, on the day the Mother and Baby Homes Commission's report is being brought before Cabinet.
Vivian got in touch after seeing Vicky Phelan on the Late Late Show on Friday night. In 2012 Vivian was given a three year life expectancy having been diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer. He talked to Ryan about his experience of enrolling in a clinical trial in the National Institute of Health at Bethesda Maryland.
In February Laura drove her mother to a nursing home as her dementia was worsening by the day. Only a few weeks later Ireland went into lockdown. Laura spoke to Ryan about her incredible mother their heartbreaking separation.
Darragh Carroll is a man who follows his own intuition and it has taken him on an extraordinary journey. Since last November he has been making his way from an island off Norway carrying a sacred flame which he is bringing to the hill of Uisneach.