Thursday 23rd March

Book Club: Hillbilly Elegy

Eamon Dunphy, Broadcaster, JoAnne Mancini, Senior Lecturer in History, Maynooth University, Frankie Gaffney, Author, Brenda Power, Columnist Sunday Times and Irish Daily Mail

Athlone District Court

Paddy O'Gorman

Funeral of Martin McGuinness

Pat McArt, Former Editor Derry Journal

Respite Services in North Kerry

Brian O'Connell

WRC Director General

Oonagh Buckley, WRC Director General

Terror in London

Tom Clonan, Security Analyst, Margaret, Royal United Service Institute, Michael Cockerell, 'Inside the Commons' Documentary Maker, Ken Livingstone, Former Mayor of London, Marc Reeves, Editor Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 22nd March

Bus Éireann

Martin Wall, Industry Correspondent Irish Times

Moving Well

Dr. Johann Issartell, DCU School of Health and Human Performance, Professor Noel O'Connor, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, DCU

President of UCC

Professor Patrick O'Shea

The Raqqa Diaries

Mike Thomson

Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Meeting

Niamh Lyons, Political Editor, The Times, Ireland Edition

Digital Device Ban

Simon Caulder, Travel Writer, London Independent

The Future of Healthcare

Paul Cullen, Health Correspondent Irish Times

RTÉ DG Dee Forbes

Dee Forbes

Tuesday 21st March

The Death of Martin McGuinness

John Bruton, Former Toaiseach and Leader of Fine Gael, Noel Doran, Editor Irish Neww, Jo Berry, daughter of Anthony Berry who was killed in the Brighton Bombing

U.S. Politics

Suzanne Lynch, Irish Times Washington Correspondent


Evelyn O'Rourke

Dublin Traffic Management Plan

Ciaran Cuffe, Green Party City Cllr., Keith Gavin, Director of the Irish Parking Association

Martin McGuinness 1950 - 2017

Mary McAleese, Former President of Ireland, Micheal Martin, Leader of Fianna Fail, David Forde, Former Leader of the Alliance Party, Nigel Dodds, Deputy Leader DUP, Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Fein, Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History, UCD

Monday 20th March

Weekend Sport

Damian Lawlor, Presenter of RTE's GAA Podcast, Orla Bannon, Sports Journalist, Hugo McNeill, former Ireland Rugby International

Ibrahim Halawa

Somaia Halawa, sister of Ibrahim

Emergency Department Sit In

Caroline Sherwin

Drug Treatment Centre

Evelyn O'Rourke

VHI Insurance Hike

Dermot Goode, TotalHealthCover.ie

Enda Kenny's Departure

Brian Hayes, F.G. MEP, Senator James Reilly, Deputy Leader of Fine Gael

Overcrowding in Hospitals

Dr. Tom Ryan, President Irish Hospital Consultants Association

Friday 17th March

Food for Saint Patrick's Day

Caitriona Redmond, Food Writer

St. Patrick's Day Parade in Milltown, Co. Kerry

Brian O'Connell reports

GAA Club Finals

Aoife Ni Chaiside, Slaughtneil Camogie Captain

Taoiseach Enda Kenny Visit to Washington

Suzanne Lynch, Irish Times Washington Correspondent, Larry Donnelly, Lecturer NUI Galway. Cllr. Des Cahill, Lord Mayor of Cork

Book: Coming Home: One Man's Return to the Irish Language

I/V with The Author, Michael McCaughan

All Things Rugby

Michael Corcoran, Rugby Commentator on RTE Radio 1

Death of Maureen Haughey, wife of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey

Des Peelo, friend of the Haughey Family and who was also Financial Advisor to Charles Haughey

Thursday 16th March

Cistercian College Saved

Ronnie Culliton, Save Cistercian College Action Group


Pauric Horkan

Tourists in Dublin for St. Patrick's Day

Paddy O'Gorman

Beacon South Quarter

Eamon O'Boyle, Fire Safety Consultant

Dutch Elections

Jan van Benthem, Foreign Correspondent Nederlands Dagblad

Annual Visit to the White House

Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History, UCD

Search Continues in Blacksod

Lorna Siggins, Western and Marine Correspondent Irish Times

St. Patrick's Day in Washington

Lise Hand in Washington and Graham Finlay, School of Politics, UCD

Wednesday 15th March

Today With Sean O'Rourke: Philomena Lee & daughter Jane Libberton

Philomena Lee's story of her time spent in an institution and her subsequent search for her son has touched millions around the world. She joined Séan on the line from the UK with daughter Jane.

Wednesday 15th March

Book: Dirty Secrets

Richard Murphy, Author


Paddy O'Gorman

Cashless Society

Adrian Weckler, Independent Group Technology Editor, Elaine Burke, Managing Editor of Silicon Republic

Sale of Project Eagle Loans

Michael McGrath, F.F. Finance Spokesman

Search for Coastguard Continues Ctd

Loran Siggins, Irish Times Western and Marine Correspondent

Philomena Lee

Philomena Lee and her daughter Jayne Libberton


Nigel Farage, Former Leader of UKIP

Death of Eamon Casey

Bishop William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne and Chair of Trócaire

Search for Coastguard Continues

Dr. Keith Swanick, GP in Belmullet, Co. Mayo, John Carbury, was rescued by Captain Dara Fitzpatrick in 2013, Gerry Byrne, Aviation Journalist

Tuesday 14th March

Hearing Loss

Dolores Madden, Audiologist, Hidden Hearing

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