Tuesday 17th June

Book Club

Our book club is under way and this month’s choice is Joseph O’Connor’s new novel, The Thrill Of It All. We’ll be reviewing the book on the show in July ...

Thursday 12th June

Hard Choices

Hillary Clinton launched her memoir, Hard Choices, this week in what appears to be traditional fashion for someone about to embark on a US Presidential campaign. Sean was joined by ...

Friday 6th June

Emotional Eating

‘Comfort Eating’... ‘Emotional Eating’... Call it what you want but they are both using food to deal with emotional issues and problems.  Recent research also shows that Ireland’s obesity levels ...

Tuesday 3rd June

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder.

By Arianna Huffington (published by Random House) It took collapsing and lying in a pool of her own blood before Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington ...

Friday 23rd May

Finding Me – A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed

By Michelle Knight (Weinstein Books) It  is just over a year since my next guest alongside Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus escaped from the house of horrors in Cleveland, Ohio ...

Wednesday 21st May

The Trigger – Hunting the Assassin who Brought the World to War

By Tim Butcher (published by Harvill Secker ) “The great European War will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans,” were the ominous words spoken by Otto ...

Monday 19th May

A Curious Career

Lynn Barber is an award-winning journalist who has worked for Penthouse magazine, Vanity Fair and The Observer newspaper to name just a few. Her famously scathing celebrity interviews earned her ...

Friday 16th May

The Ballymaloe Cookbook

It may be known for its relish, but this year sees 50 years since the founding of the Ballymaloe House restaurant by Myrtle Allen in East Cork. To celebrate its ...

Wednesday 14th May

The Thrill of It All

Joseph O’Connor’s book has not even hit the shelves yet and has already been shortlisted for a prestigious comic novel of the year prize. Best known for the success of ...

Ireland's Western Islands

Currachs and ferries, trawlers and electricity generators, ponies-and-traps and self-sufficiency... All are part and parcel of island life. John Carlos has been photographing Ireland’s western islands for over 40 years and ...



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