Today with Sarah McInerney

Today with Sarah McInerney

Monday - Friday at 10am


Friday 3rd July

The Gathering

Mandy Johnston, CEO of The Irish Offshore Operators Association; Martin Kenny, Sinn Fein's Justice Spokesman & TD Sligo/Leitrim,; Jennifer Carroll MacNeill, F.G. TD Dun Laoghaire; & Brenda Power, Irish Daily Mail and Sunday Times Columnist

Book: Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem, and Russia's Remaking of the West

Luke Harding, Author

Covid-19: U.K. Local Lockdowns

Enda Brady, SKY News

Covid-19: The Economy

Seamus Coffey, Lecturer in Economics at UCC

Covid-19: HR Advice

Caroline McEnery, Managing Director, HR Suite

Covid-19: Restrictions on people attending Mass

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Covid-19: Central Bank Report

Neasa Hourigan, Green Party TD Dublin Central


David Nabarro, WHO's Special Envoy on Covid-19

Thursday 2nd July

Willie Clancy Archive

Live Music from Liam O Connor, Director, Irish Traditional Music Archive and Fiddler and Libby McCrohan on Bouzouki Tunes: Farewell to Milltown Malbay/Farewell to Ireland/James's Reply

Covid-19: Uncertainty around overseas travel

Eoghan Corry, Editor of Air and Travel Magazine, flew to Malta yesterday

Rural Ireland: Do rural ministers matter ?

Denis Naughten, Independent TD Roscommon/Galway & Conor Skehan, Lecturer in TUD School of Spatial Planning

Covid-19: Reopening the country to tourists

Dr. Catherine Motherway, Intensive Care Specialist in Limerick University Hospital

Bobby Storey Funeral and Sinn Fein Fallout

Colum Eastwood, SDLP leader and MP for Foyle & Sammy Wilson, DUP MP for East Antrim

Book: The Room Where It Happened

A White House Memoir: John Bolton, Author

New Housing Minister

Darragh O'Brien, Minister for Housing

New Junior Ministers Unveiled

Niamh Lyons, Today & Danny McConnell, Political Editor, The Irish Examiner - on the elevations, disappointments and snubs

Covid-19: New School Guidelines

Colm O'Rourke, Principal St. Patrick's Classical School in Navan; Deirdre O'Connor, Assistant General Secretary INTO; & Aine Lynch, CEO National Parents Council

Wednesday 1st July

Covid-19: Pensions

Eoin McGee, Financial Planner - Eoin is looking for people who might need his help and are interested in being in the new series of 'How to be Good with Money' on RTE. To apply please email or call 01-7088191

Covid-19: Charity Shops see a big rise in donated items

Brian O'Connell visited St. Vincent de Paul shop in Mallow, Co. Cork

Covid-19 Drug Remdesivir Stocks bought by the U.S.

Darragh Connolly, President of the Irish Pharmacy Union

Social Distancing at Funerals

Pearse Doherty, S.F. TD Donegal & Spokesperson on Finance

Consumer: Energy Costs

Siobhan Maguire, Consumer Journalist

Politics Roundup

Lise Hand, Journalist and Commentator; John Halligan, Former Minister of State for Training and Skills; & Danny McConnell, Political Editor with the Irish Examiner

Covid-19: Travel & Pubs

Evelyn O'Rourke reports talking to some people taking flights - Michael McNamara, Chair of the Oireachtas Covid-19 Response Committee & Independent TD for Clare; Dermott Jewell, Policy Advisor with the Consumer Association of Ireland, Donal O'Keefe, Chief Executive, Licensed Vintners Association; Professor Ruairi Brugha, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Royal College of Surgeons

Tuesday 30th June

Covid-19: Surge in demand for houses outside Dublin

Barry McDonald, Spokesperson, Real Estate Alliance & Johnny Fallon, PR Executive, Carr Communications living in Longford

Free Schools Meals Programme

Evelyn O'Rourke report

Global Covid-19 Pandemic

Ambassador Nicholas Burns, Formrer US Under Secretary of State, US Ambassador to NATO and now Foreign Policy Adviser to Democratic Presidential Candidate, Joe Biden

Government Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme and Mortgages

Eoin O'Broin, Sinn Fein TD Dublin Mid-West & Brian Hayes, Chief Executive, Banking Payments Federation of Ireland

Covid-19: Employment/Redundancies

Richard Grogan, Employment Law Specialist

Seanad Appointments

Ian Marshall, Former President of the Ulster Farmers Union and South Armagh Unionist. Nominated to The Seanad in 2018 by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

New Lord Mayor of Dublin

Hazel Chu, Green Party Councillor

Covid-19: Call for people to cancel foreign holidays

Dr. Gabriel Scally, Professor of Public Health, The University of Bristol; Pat Dawson, CEO of The Irish Travel Agents Association; & Kim Roberts, Assistant Professor of Virology, Trinity College Dublin

Monday 29th June

Covid-19: Phase 3 Reopening & Reaction

Reports from a Creche and a Hairdressers with Evelyn O'Rourke & Brian O'Connell - Ph: Prof. Paddy Mallon, Professor of Microbial Diseases in St. Vincent's and University Hospital in Dublin - Damian Lawlor, RTÉ Gaelic Games Journalist & Lindsay Peat, Ireland International Rugby Player & former Dublin GAA player

New Government

Michael McGrath, Minister for PER; Pippa Hackett, Minister of State Attending Cabinet, with responsibility for land use and biodiversity; & Patrick O’Donovan, Fine Gael TD, former Minister of State - Louise O'Reilly SF Health Spokesperson, Roisin Shorthall, Co Leader SOC-DEMS , Michael Fitzmaurice Independent TD - Bertie Ahern & Fionnán Sheahan

Friday 26th June

The Gathering

Collette Browne, Columnist and Barrister; Matt Carthy, S.F. TD Cavan Monaghan; Lise Hand, Political Journalist; & Peter Burke, Fine Gael TD Longford Westmeath

Covid-19: Situation in Meat Processing Plants Now

Cormac Healy, Senior Director, Meat Industry Ireland

Pubs Reopening

Gillian Knight, HR Adviser for the Licensed Vintners Association

Summer Salads and Dressings

Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School & JP McMahon, Aniar Restaurant Galway City

Covid-19: Travel Green Lists

Tanya Airey, Executive Chairman of Sunway Travel & Fionn Davenport, Travel Writer

A New Dawn - A New Government

Niamh Lyons, Today with Sarah McInerney; Gary Murphy, DCU; & Finian McGrath, Outgoing Minister of State for Disability Issues.

Thursday 25th June

Books To Transport You Away

Rick O' Shea, RTE Gold and Presenter of the Book Show on Radio & Louisa Cameron, Owner of Raven Books, Blackrock, Dublin

Live Music: Gavin James

New Single: Boxes :

Farming in Programme for Government

Brian Rushe, Dairy Farmer and Deputy President of the IFA & John Liston, Organic Dairy Farmer, Croom, Co. Limerick

Covid-19 Vaccine

Anne Moore, Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry UCC

Covid Healthcare Planning

Dr. Catherine Motherway, ICU Consultant and Past President of the Intensive Care Society

Programme for Government

Fiach Kelly, Deputy Political Editor, Irish Times

Coronavirus Figures Tracker

John Burn Murdoch, Data Journalist with the Financial Times

Cork Students Covid Parties

Dr. Barry O'Connor, President Cork Institute of Technology

Face Masks on Public Transpor

Cork Commuters & JJ Kavanagh, JJ Kavanagh & Sons

Coronavirus: Air Bridges

Professor Deirdre Heenan, Professor of Social Policy, University of Ulster & Eoghan Corry, Editor of Air and Travel

Wednesday 24th June

Restaurant Guide for Re-opening

Lucinda O Sullivan, Restaurant Critic Sunday Independent & Tom Doorley, Food and Wine Critic Irish Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday

Classic Movies

Paul Whittington, Irish Independent Film Critic

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