Tuesday 23rd April

Money Tips

Financial Planner Eoin McGee joined Miriam to answer listeners finical questions.

Sheep Attacks

Brian O'Connell reports on the on going problem of sheep attacks.

Light A Penny Candle

Director Peter Sheridan and Actress Clelia Murphy along with Maeve Binchy's husband, author, Gordon Snell joined Miriam to discuss bringing the late writers 'Light A Penny Candle' to the stage.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Miriam spoke with Champa Patel, Head of Asia-Pacific at Chatham House on the latest from Sri Lanka following the weekends deadly attacks.

Minister For Education and Skills Joe McHugh

Minister For Education and Skills Joe McHugh spoke to Miriam from the INTO conference in Galway.

Learner Drivers

RSA Chief Executive Moyagh Murdock spoke to Miriam on the release of new figures which show that more than 125,000 learner permit holders have never taken a driving test.

ASTI Teacher Conference

Teachers Shane Curran and Miriam Duggan joined Miriam to discuss some of the main issues teachers will be debating at this years ASTI conference.

Lyra McKee Shooting

Leona O’Neil, Journalist with The Belfast Telegraph, Pat McArt , Journalist and former editor of the Derry Journal and Allison Morris, Security Correspondent with The Irish News spoke to Miriam about the fallout from the murder of journalist Lyra McKee

Friday 19th April

The Gathering

Colm Brophy, F.G. TD Dublin South West, Dearbhail McDonald, Journalist and Author, Brenda Power, Sunday Times and Daily Mail Columnist, Joan Burton, Labour TD Dublin West

Climate Change Protests

Ciaran O'Carroll, Extinction Rebellion, Richard Guiney, CEO of Dublin Town

Four ATM's Stolen In Kells, Co. Meath And Co. Antrim

Sinead Hussey, RTE North East Correspondent, Thomas Byrne, F.F. TD for Meath East, Hugh Morris, Alliance Auctioneers in Kells, Co. Meath

Visiting Graves At Easter

Paddy O'Gorman met some people at Bohernabreena Cemetery in South West Dublin

Food Tourism

Fiona Field, Manager of A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, John Connolly, Owner/Director of Hazel Mountain Chocolate, The Burren and Galway, Caitríona Fitzpatrick, Communications Manager, Failte Ireland

School Ban For Unvaccinated Children

Larissa Nolan, Journalist, Senator Catherine Noone, Fine Gael

Shooting Dead Of Journalist Lyra McKee in Derry Last Night

Susan McKay, Journalist, Sarah Kay, Human Right Lawyer based in France, Denis Bradley, Former Vice Chair of the Policing Board, Colum Eastwood, SDLP Leader

Thursday 18th April

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood Candidate in EU Elections

Colum Eastwood

Book: Lost in a Good Game: Why We Play Video Games and What They Can Do For Us

Dr. Pete Etchells, Psychologist, Science Writer and Gamer

Delaying The Property Tax Charges

Patrick O'Donovan, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Darragh O Brien, F.F. Housing Spokesperson

History And The Leaving Cert

Dr. Gary Granville, Professor Emeritus at NCAD and formerly Assistant Chief Executive in the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History, UCD, Deirdre McMathúna , President of the History Teachers Association of Ireland

Illegal Dumping

Brian O'Connell took a litter trip around Galway and Mayo

Mental Health Services For Young People In Wexford

Sandra Mulhall, Mother of a sixteen year old son and Ray Shannon, Father of a sixteen year old son, came into studio to talk about their struggle to get services for their troubled children

Only One Easter Egg Allowed

Dr. Mirian O'Reilly, Chief Specialist in Nutrition, Safefood Ireland, Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh, RTE Presenter

Children Living In Hubs

Mike Allen, Director of Advocacy with Focus Ireland, Pat Doyle, CEO of The Peter McVerry Trust

Wednesday 17th April

Eczema And Other Skin Problems

Dr. Maire Finn, Clare-based GP

Investigation Underway Into How A 19 Year Old Young Man With Down Syndrome Was Found Unaccompanied Close To The M50

Jack Power, Irish Times

Call For Equal Rights For Same Sex Parents

Ranae von Meding

We Are Irish Too Movement

Emma De Souza, Organiser, Colin Harvey, Professor of Human Rights Law in the School of Law, Queen's University in Belfast

The Future For The FAI

Tony Considine, Member of the Independent You Boys In Green Supporters Mandate, Eamon Dunphy

High Rise Building In Dublin

Richard Coleman, Designer of The Tara Street Building in Dublin, Frank McDonald, Author, Journalist and Former Environment Editor, Graeme McQueen, Public Affairs Manager at Dublin Chamber

'Preferential Tax Laws'

Paddy Cosgrave, Founder of Web Summit, Peter Burke, F.G. TD and Member of the Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform

Interim Report Into Mother And Baby Homes Published

Alison O'Reilly, Daily Mail Journalist, Susan Lohan, Member of the Collaborative Forum of Former Residents of the Mother and Baby Homes, Paul Redmond, Coalition of Mother and Baby Homes Survivors, Anna Corrigan, Tuam Babies Family Group

Tuesday 16th April

Courses In Fatherhood For Dads

Brendan Dennehy, Father of three who developed the Fatherhood Programme and Author of Fed Funded And Ferried - A Father's Guide to Happy Children

Retailers Facing Big Insurance Increases

Evelyn O'Rourke talked to retailers to find out more

Book: Machines Like Me

I/V with The Author, Ian McEwan

FAI And John Delaney : Joint Oireachts Committe on Tourism, Transport and Sport Meeting With Minister For Sport

Fergus O'Dowd, Chair of the Committee

Fair Deal Scheme

Minister of State, Jim Daly, F.G. TD Cork South West and Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People

Cancer Drug Pembro Access

John Holmes, Cancer Patient, refused Pembro, Kieran Conway, Chairman of 'John Needs Pembro' fundraising committee

FAI And John Delaney

Ken Early, Second Captains Podcast, Stuart Gilhooly, Solicitor for the PFAI, John O'Regan, FAI Senior Council Member for fifteen years and Honorary Secrtary of the Kerry District League

Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Paricia O'Brien, Irish Ambassador to France, Robert Hardman, Daily Mail Reporter, Professor Mark Delargy, Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine, Liz Nugent, Author and currently in residence at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris

Monday 15th April

Weekend Sport

Damian Lawlor, Sports Journalist, Des Smyth, Former Ryder Cup Vice Captain and Professional Golfer, Cliona Foley, Sports Journalist

Flat Hunting In Dublin

Paddy O'Gorman spoke to some people viewing flats in Dublin

Travel - Deadly Tourist Spots

Manchán Magan, Writer and Broadcaster

The Great Comeback Of Tiger Woods

Shane O'Donoghue, Host of CNN International's Living Golf Show and also a Presenter on Fox Sports

Early Morning Garda Checkpoints

Brian O'Connell went out with members of the road policing operation out of Henry Street Garda Station in Limerick

Insurance Reform

Mr. Justice Kearns, Former High Court President and Chairman of Personal Injuries Commission, Michael Darcy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance,

Availability Of New Cancer Drugs

Dr. Janice Walshe, Consultant Medical Oncologist at St. Vincents University Hospital and Tallaght Hospital in Dubin, Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Fein Spokesperson on Health, Professor Michael Barry, Clinical Director of The National Centre for Pharmaeconomics

FAI Board Meeting

Niamh Brennan, UCD School of Corporate Governance, Robert Troy, F.F. Spokesperson on Tourism, Transport and Sport

Friday 12th April

The Gathering

Martin Hayden, Chairman of The Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Fein Health Spokesperson, Stuart Gilhooly, Solicitor to the Professional Footballers Association of Ireland, Sinead O'Carroll, News Editor, TheJournal.ie

Tech In Cars

Ciara O'Brien, Technology Journalist with The Irish Times

ASTI Looking For Additional Pay Benefits For Its Members

Kieran Christie, ASTI General Secretary

The Return Of Dundalk Woman Lisa Smith From Syria

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, Chair of Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council and Chief Imam of the Islamic Centre Ireland

BBC Broadcaster Urges People To Get Tested For Bowel Cancer

Jeremy Bowen, BBC Middle East Editor, who is battling bowel cancer after a shock diagnosis and zero symptoms

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