Today with Claire Byrne

Today with Claire Byrne

Monday - Friday at 10am


Friday 16th April

The Gathering

Peter Burke, F.G. TD Longford-Westmeath, Richard Boyd Barrett, PBP, Larissa Nolan, Irish Independent.


Marie Staunton, Diarmuid Gavin.

Mandatory Quarantine

Mark Paul, Business Columnist, Irish Times, Tomás Ryan, School Of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity, Billy Kelleher, F.F. MEP, Ireland South.

Food Trucks

Ann Dolan, Co-Owner of The Nosh Pod, Chad Byrne, Executive Chef at Killarney's Brehon Hotel and now the owner of The Hungry Donkey, Lucinda O Sullivan, Restaurant Critic, Sunday Independent

Pedestrianisation Discussion

Gina Murphy, owner of Hugo's Restaurant in Dublin, Conor Skehan, Sunday Independent Columnist

Medical Waiting LIsts - Scoloisis

Brian O'Connell reports

KBC Set To Exit Irish Market

Pearse Doherty, S.F. Finance Spokesperson, Sean Fleming, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Sven Pollen Behrens, Director of The Small Firms Association, Eoin McGee,Author of 'How To Be Good With Money'

Thursday 15th April

Mandatory Quarantine

Evelyn O'Rourke is at Dublin Airport.

Opening Up Northern Ireland

Amanda Ferguson, Freelance Journalist in Belfast.

Non and Low Alcohol Drinks

Aoife Carrigy, Irish Independent Wine Writer

Living Wage

Laura Bambrick, Head of Social Policy and Employment Affairs, ICTU

Cancer Intimacy and Sexuality

Linsey Blair, Psychosexual Therapist.

Update with George Nkencho Family

Barry Lenihan reports.

Party Pieces

Say Byrne, Presenter.

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence

Minister Simon Coveney

Wednesday 14th April

Long Covid

Maria Walsh, F.G. MEP Midlands North West, Dr. Eoghan de Barra, Infectious Diseases Consultant

Non essential v essential shops

Brian O'Connell reports

Covid Questions Answered

Dr. Kim Roberts, Assistant Professor of Virology in Trinity College, Dr. Yvonne Williams, Limerick GP

Should Catholics Pay The TV Licence - Fair City

Fr. Kevin McNamara, Parish Priest of Moyvane.

Will & Probate

Elaine Byrne, Solicitor, Regan McEntee and Partners, specializing in Wills and Probate

To Buy A House Now or Not ?

Eoin McGee, Author of 'How To Be Good With Money', Michael Dowling, Dowling Financial.

Vaccine Confusion/Mandatory Quarantine

Jack Horgan Jones, Irish Times Political Reporter, Dr. Cliona Ni Cheallaigh, Consultant Infectious Diseases, St. James's Hospital, Danny McCoy, CEO IBEC, Eoghan Corry, Editor of Air & Travel Magazine

Tuesday 13th April

Call For Peace In Northern Ireland

Most Rev. Eamon Martin, Catholic Archbishop

Cooking Hacks

Agnes Bouchier-Hayes, Home Economist & Lecturer in Limerick IT

European Cities

Roslyn Dee, Travel Writer, George Hamilton, RTE Soccer Correspondent.

Parkinsons Disease

Professor Tim Lynch, Consultant Neurologist.

Reopening of Non-Essential Services

Neil McDonnell, Chief Executive, ISME, Cathal Doherty, Ballyliffen Town House Hotel, Donegal

New Building Plans For Drumcondra In Dublin

Barry Lenihan

Getting Third Level Students Back To College

Simon Harris, Minister Further & Higher Education, Innovation & Science.


Dr Niamh O'Connell, Consultant Haematologist, St James's Hospital, Dr. Denis McCauley, GP and Chair of the GP Committee of the IMO, Alan Kelly, Labour Leader.

Monday 12th April


David Coleman, Clinical Child Psychologist

Religious Advisor On The Environment To Prince Philip

Martin Palmer, CEO of FaithInvest

Covid 19: Reopening Of Outdoor Hospitality In The U.K.

Tim Martin, Founder and Chairman of Whetherspoons, Professor Sam McConkey, Infectious Disease Specialist at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences

Back To School

Brian O'Connell reports from The Educate Together Secondary School on Wellington Road in Cork City


Colette O'Connell, PRO of The Irish Beekeepers Association, Stephen Gallagher, Technology Director Irish Beekeepers Association

Young People And Covid 19

Jamie MacUiginn, Student from Donegal, Chelsea Farrell, Current Miss Ireland a Student at Dundalk Institute of Technology

Green Party And The Forthcoming Seanad By-Election

Hazel Chu, Dublin Lord Mayor and Chairwoman of The Green Party

Covid 19: A Slow Reopening Begins

Professor Peter McKenna, Director of the HSE's National Women and Infants Health Programme, Dr. Adrian McGoldrick, GP in Kildare, Daniel McConnell, Political Editor, Irish Examiner

Friday 9th April

The Gathering

Hildegarde Naughton, Minister of State, Brenda Power, Irish Daily Mail & Sunday Times Columnist Matt Carthy, Sinn Fein TD Cavan/Monaghan.

Beginners Guide To Punk

Cait O'Riordan, Musician & Former Bass Player with The Pogues.

Babies Missing Health Checks

Dr. Nina Byrnes, GP.

Return To School

Jen Hogan, Irish Times Parenting Columnist.

Your Rights As An Employee

Richard Grogan, Employment Law Solicitor.

Saving The Planet

Eamon Ryan, Minister for Environment, Climate, Communications & Transport and Green Party Leader.

Violence in Northern Ireland

Jonathan Powell, Former Chief of Staff for Tony Blair and One of the Chief Negotiators of The Good Friday Agreement, Alex Kane, Columnist & Political Commentator & Former UUP, Nichola McKee Corner, Lyra McKee's Sister.

Thursday 8th April

Crime Series And Films

Pat Leahy, Former Assistant Garda Commissioner, Deirdre Molumby,

Molly And Tom Marten Court Hearing

Suzanne Lynch, Washington Correspondent, The Irish Times

Monaghan Training Session

Damian Lawlor, RTE GAA Reporter, Tomas O'Se, Former Kerry Footballer and RTE Analyst, Sean Kelly, F.G. MEP and Former GAA President

Rioting And Disorder In Belfast

Bertie Ahern, Former Taoiseach and a Signatory of The Good Friday Agreement

Stress And The Immune System

Professor Cliona O'Farrelly, Chair of Comparative Immunology at Trinity College Dublin

Covid 19: AstraZeneca Vaccine And Blood Clotting In Adults

Dr. Lorraine Nolan, Chief Executive at the Health Products Regulatory Authority

Another Night Of Violence In Northern Ireland

Mark Simpson, BBC Reporter, Billy Hutchinson, Leader of the PUP, Sammy Wilson, DUP MP East Antrim, Claire Hanna, SDLP MP South Belfast

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