Sunday with Miriam

Sunday with Miriam

10am Sunday


Sunday 14th October

Pat Wallace

Miriam chatted to Pat Wallace about his archaeological career and his new documentary on TG4.

Lynn and Bernie Ruane

Senator Lynn Ruane and her mother Bernie joined Miriam in studio to talk through the ups and downs of Lynn's life and to chat about her new book.

Sunday 7th October

Sunday with Miriam 7th October 2018

In studio with Miriam today are comedian Brendan Grace and his beloved wife Eileen; and Ailbhe Griffith and director Alan Gilsenan talk to Miriam about their film 'The Meeting' which describes her encounter with the man who seriously sexually assaulted her in 2005.

Brendan and Eileen Grace

Brendan Grace is our most well known and best loved comedian and his career has spanned the last four decades of Irish life... a new RTE documentary on his life airs tomorrow night at 9.35 on RTE One. He and his wife Eileen are in studio with Miriam

Ailbhe Griffith and Alan Gilsenan

In 2005 Ailbhe Griffith was walking home when she was attacked and viciously sexually assaulted, she survived and the man was caught and convicted but it wasn’t until she met the man that she was finally able to move on. This encounter has now been made into a film 'The Meeting'. Ailbhe and the film's director Alan Gilsenan join Miriam in studio

Sunday 30th September

Delorentos live in studio

Delorentos are a Dublin-based Irish alternative rock band formed in 2005. They consist of Rónan Yourell, Kieran McGuinness, Níal Conlan and Ross McCormick

Kerry Babies

This week news broke that gardai were on Valentia Island due to the ongoing review of the 35 year old Kerry Babies case. Writer and journalist Martina Devlin, journalist Anne Lucey and academic Tom inglis join Miriam in studio to look back at the tragedy

Sunday 23rd September

Una O'Hagan and Colm Keane

We explore the life of St Therese of Lisieux with writers and broadcasters Una O’Hagan and Colm Keane. Their book is called 'The Little Flower of St. Therese of Lisieux. The Irish Connection'.

Cherish the Ladies

Cherish The Ladies have been called an American super group which plays Irish music and they’ve just arrived in Ireland and are about to embark on a nationwide tour.

Trevor Sargent

Trevor Sargent was ordained a priest and is now a deacon in the Church of Ireland, with a parish stretching from Waterford City, Tramore, Dunmore East and Annestown... his journey from teacher, to TD, to government and now to ministry is proving that life, and vocations, can be multi-faceted.

Sunday 16th September

Charlie McGettigan & Paul Harrington

Miriam hears songs and stories from the careers of two Irish legends: Charlie McGettigan & Paul Harrington.

Sunday 9th September

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris

Miriam meets the new Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.

Brave Giant

Brave Giant are an Indie/Folk Quartet from Co. Longford. They perform two tracks live in Studio 10: 'Somebody's Someone' and 'The Time I Met The Devil'.

Sunday 2nd September

All Ireland Sunday

Miriam is joined in studio by Stephen Rochford, Keith Barr, Nudie Hughes, Marty Morrissey and Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh to discuss the All Ireland Football Championship. Also, Sean Keane played live in studio.

Sunday 19th August

Beoga - Live in Studio 10

Beoga (Irish for ‘lively’) have been in existence for fifteen years, and in that time they’ve produced five critically acclaimed albums, been shortlisted for a Grammy and performed with the Ulster Orchestra at the BBC Proms.

Women in Irish Sport

Joining Keelin are Lindsay Peat, Irish rugby international and former All Ireland football winner who also represented Ireland in soccer and basketball; Marie Crowe, sports journalist at the Sunday Independent and here in RTÉ, and Anna O’Flanagan, Irish hockey international and their joint overall goal-scoring record holder.

Sunday 15th July

Paula Meehan

Paula joined Keelin in studio and talked of her family, poetry and the arts.

Declan O'Rourke

Declan O'Rourke performed live in studio this morning. He sang 'Poor Boys Shoes' and 'Villain Curry Shaw' from his new album 'Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine'. Declan spoke about how stories from the famine, in particular his own ancestory inspired the album.

Sunday 8th July

Enda Walsh

Writer and director Enda Walsh is a multi-award winning playwright who has collaborated with David Bowie and CIllian Murphy to name but a few. Enda has two imminent productions – an installation for this year’s Galway Arts Festival and an opera with Donnacha Dennehy which is a version of Bluebeard’s Castle. Enda spoke about the Opera with Keelin...

Oireachtas Women

A new painting has been commissioned to paint all fifty three women of the Houses of the Oireachtas by artist Noel Murphy. This morning, Keelin was joined in studio by Niamh Smyth TD, Independent senator Lynne Ruane and Heather Humphries, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation who feature in the painting.

The Whileaways

This Whileaways played live in studio this morning, performing two songs 'Julia' and 'I Am A Hill' from their upcoming album 'From What We're Made'.

Sunday 1st July

Mike McCormack & Lisa McInerney

Authors Mike McCormack & Lisa McInerney spoke with Miriam about their upbringing, authors they admire and writing for a living.

David Kitt

Earlier this year David released his new album 'Yous' to critical acclaim. David performed two songs 'Song of Two Birds' and 'Winter Song' live in studio.

Sunday 24th June

Professor Joe Lee

Historian Professor Joe Lee joined Miriam in studio to talk about his Kerry childhood, his time in UCC and his life today in New York, where he teaches at New York University.

The Three Tenors

The Three Tenors (Shane Morgan, Dominic McGorian, Derek Moloney) formed 10 years ago and have since toured throughout Ireland and the UK to great acclaim. This morning, they performed live in studio - 'The Hills of Donegal', 'Run' and 'Time To Say Goodbye'.

Sunday 17th June

Mark Patrick Hederman

Benedictine monk and former abbot of Glenstal Abbey, Mark Patrick Hederman spoke about his upbringing, the education system, and the Pope's visit to Ireland.

Paul Harrington

Paul Harrington performed live in studio and spoke about his new album 'Lights of Home'

Joy Neville

This week, former rugby player and current rugby referee, Joy Neville was included in the twenty five most powerful women in Ireland list. Earlier this year, she was one of the Rehab people of the year, Joy spoke with Miriam this morning..

Sunday 10th June

Paul Muldoon

Pulitzer prize winning poet Paul Muldoon spoke about his poem ‘Incantata’ which is being brought to the stage at the Galway Arts Festival this summer. Paul also spoke of  his life in New York, music and poetry.

Special Olympics

Miriam spoke with athletes who will be representing their region - Fiodhna O’Leary from Foxrock, Dublin, with her mum Denise, and Rory Finnegan from Ballsbridge, with his mum Ailish. They were also joined by Matt English the CEO of the Special Olympics Ireland.

The Stunning

The Stunning performed songs 'She's Not There' and 'Heads Are Gonna Roll' live in studio this morning.

Sunday 27th May

The Frank and Walters

The Frank and Walters chat with Miriam and perform in studio

Fintan O'Toole

Journalist Fintan O'Toole discussed yesterday's 8th Referendum results and spoke of how Ireland has changed in the past thirty years that he has been writing his Irish Times column.

Sunday 20th May

Thanks Brother

The band Thanks Brother featuring Roisin O played live this morning.

Tracey Corbett Lynch & Ralph Riegel

Miriam was joined by Tracey Corbett Lynch whose brother Jason was brutally murdered by his wife. Tracey has written a book 'My Brother Jason' with Ralph Reigel ( who was also in studio) the investigative reporter who followed the case since the beginning.

Sunday 13th May

Evanne Ni Chuilinn

Sports Broadcaster Evanne Ni Chuilinn spoke with Miriam in studio this morning about her younger brother Cormac who died by suicide.

Violinists Vladimir & Anton

Violinists Vladimir & Anton played live and talked about their music and their concert on Thursday May 17th at the National Concert Hall.

Charlie McGettigan

Following last night's Eurovision, Charlie McGettigan spoke with Miriam about the song contest, it's importance and his own memories of winning in 1994.

Sunday 6th May

Mairead Ni Mhaoniagh & Nia Byrne

Mairead Ni Mhaoniagh and her daughter Nia Byrne performed in studio.

Peter Sheridan & Gordon Snell

Theatre director Peter Sheridan shared his memories of the great Maeve Binchy and Gordon Snell, Maeve’s widower spoke about how he is keeping her legacy alive...

Sunday 29th April

Interviews with Vicky Phelan and Mary Black

Miriam speaks to Vicky Phelan the extraordinary woman who won her case but remains determined that no other woman should suffer her ordeal. Also, the incredibly talented Mary Black joins Miriam in studio to talk about her new album.

Sunday 22nd April

Domestic violence

This morning, Jessica Bowes and 'Eve'  share their personal stories of surviving domestic violence.

Mick Jagger

Ahead of The Rolling Stones concert in Croke Park this summer, Mick Jagger chats with Miriam about touring and the music industry.

Sunday 15th April

Finbar Furey & Phelim Drew

Legendary singer songwriter Finbar Furey and actor Phelim Drew spoke with Miriam about music and performing.

Davy Russell

Davy Russell won yesterday's Grand National at Aintree with Tiger Roll! Davy spoke with Miriam about fulfilling his lifelong dream.

Sunday 8th April

Sarah O'Neill & Sarah Quigley

Sarah O'Neill & Sarah Quigley recieved cancer treatment as teenagers, they explain to Miriam why they feel there's not enough support in place for health challenges that present themselves years after the all clear.

Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof speaks with Miriam about his documentary on WB Yeats.

Sunday 1st April

Camille O'Sullivan

Camille O'Sullivan spoke with Miriam about her life on and off the stage!

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin

On this Easter Sunday, Miriam speaks with Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin.

Sunday 25th March

Francis McGuigan

Francis McGuigan was one of the so called Hooded Men, arrested in 1971 by the British Army, suffering brutal interrogation. This week he was among fourteen men who had their cases rejected by the European Court of Human Rights.

David Brophy

Renowned concert orchestra conductor and choirmaster David Brophy spoke with Miriam about his music, the orchestra and career.

'The Adoption Machine' by Paul Jude Redmond

Paul Jude Redmond has written the book 'The Adoption Machine' about the dark history of Ireland's Mother and Baby Homes. Paul shared his own story this morning.

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Presenter: Miriam O'Callaghan

Producer: Sian O'Gorman


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