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 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
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
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
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 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.
Charlie McGettigan & Paul Harrington
Miriam hears songs and stories from the careers of two Irish legends: Charlie McGettigan & Paul Harrington.
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris
Miriam meets the new Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.
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'.
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.
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.
Paula joined Keelin in studio and talked of her family, poetry and the arts.
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.
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...
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.
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'.
Mike McCormack & Lisa McInerney
Authors Mike McCormack & Lisa McInerney spoke with Miriam about their upbringing, authors they admire and writing for a living.
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.
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'.
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 performed live in studio and spoke about his new album 'Lights of Home'
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..
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.
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 performed songs 'She's Not There' and 'Heads Are Gonna Roll' live in studio this morning.
The Frank and Walters
The Frank and Walters chat with Miriam and perform in studio
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
This morning, Jessica Bowes and 'Eve' share their personal stories of surviving domestic violence.
Ahead of The Rolling Stones concert in Croke Park this summer, Mick Jagger chats with Miriam about touring and the music industry.
Finbar Furey & Phelim Drew
Legendary singer songwriter Finbar Furey and actor Phelim Drew spoke with Miriam about music and performing.
Davy Russell won yesterday's Grand National at Aintree with Tiger Roll! Davy spoke with Miriam about fulfilling his lifelong dream.
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 speaks with Miriam about his documentary on WB Yeats.
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.
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.
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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