Monday 6th April


David Coleman, Clinical Child Psychologist

Covid-19: Increased Garda Checkpoints

Brian O'Connell spent some time with a Unit in Cork City

Gangland Killing

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor, Sunday World

Covid-19: GP Community Hubs

Dr. Mary Favier, President of the Irish College of GPs

Republic of Ireland New Manager

Richie Sadlier, RTE Pundit and Former Ireland International

Covid-19: Wearing Masks

Professor Bill Tormey, Editor in Chief of the Irish Journal of Medical Science and Consultant Chemical Pathologist at Beaumont and Connolly Hospitals

Covid-19: Testing

Dr. Jack Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Mater Hospital in Dublin

Covid-19: Nurses PPE and Nursing Homes

Phil Ni Sheaghdha, General Secretary INMO

Covid-19: Private Hospital Consultants

Dr. Oisin O'Connell, Respiratory Consultant in the Bons Secours Hospital in Cork and a Member of The Irish Hospital Consultants Association Committee

Covid-19: Boris Johnson in Hospital/Scottish Chief Medical Officer Resigns

Kevin Maguire, Associate Editor, Daily Mirror & Chris McCall, The Scotsman

Friday 3rd April

The Gathering

Alison O'Connor, Irish Examiner Columnist; Colette Browne, Irish Independent Columnist and Barrister; & Mark Paul, Irish Times Business Correspondent

Covid-19: Self Isolation From the Poor Clare Sisters

Brian O'Connell got some advice from The Poor Clares in their Monastery on College Road in Cork

Covid-19: The View from The U.S.

Suzanne Lynch, Irish Times Washington Correspondent

Covid-19: The Economy/Labour Party Leadership

Pearse Doherty, Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson, & Niamh Lyons, Today with Sean O'Rourke

Covid-19: Baking in Lockdown

Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School & JP McMahon, Galway-based Chef and Restaurateur

Covid-19: Financial Advice

Eoin McGee, Financial Planner and Author of 'How To Be Good With Money' & Richard Grogan, Employment Law Solicitor

Covid-19: State Exams

Brian Mooney, Career Guidance Expert

Covid-19: Economic Shock

Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection

Thursday 2nd April

Covid-19: Pets in Lockdown

Corina Fitzsimons, Dogs Trust & Claire Meade, Cork Cat Hospital

Covid-19: The Sports Fallout

Damian Lawlor, Sports Journalist

Covid-19: Retail Impact/Online Shopping

Damien O'Reilly, Lecturer in Retail Management in the Technological University in Dublin &Tara Buckley, Director of RGDATA

Government Formation

Niamh Lyons, Today with Sean O'Rourke

Covid-19: Increased Demand On Pharmacies

Brian O'Connell talked to the owner and staff at Phelan's Pharmacy in Carrigaline, Co. Cork

Covid-19: World Leadership

Anton Savage, PR Consultant with the Communications Clinic & Shona Murray, Europe Correspondent with EuroNews

Covid-19: Testing/Home Carers/GP View

Matt Moran, Director of BioPharmaChem Ireland; Joseph Musgrave, Chief Executive of Home and Community Care Ireland; & Dr. Jerry Cowley, GP in Mulranny, Co. Mayo


Paul Reid, HSE CEO

Wednesday 1st April

Covid-19: Motorbike Volunteers

Evelyn O'Rourke has been finding out more

Covid-19: Local Newspapers

Mary Frances Ryan, Editor, Waterford News and Star; Johnny O Hanlon, Director, Local Ireland and Former Editor of Anglo; & Rodney Edwards, Journalist and Deputy Editor of The Impartial Reporter

Covid-19: Fitness At Home

Niall Moyna, Professor of Health and Human Performance at DCU & Lindsay Peat, Ireland International Rugby Player

Covid-19: Testing

Dr. Yvonne Williams, Shannon Medical Centre, Co. Clare

Covid-19: Gardai Concerns/Direct Provision

Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Justice

Covid-19: Questions From Listeners

Dr. Maire Finn, GP

Covid-19: Impact On Drug Trade And Communities

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor, Sunday World & Gary Gannon, Social Democrat TD Dublin Central

Covid-19: Gardaí

Antoinette Cunningham, Deputy General Secretary of AGSI

Covid-19: Nurses

Phil Ni Sheaghdha, General Secretary INMO


Dr. Margaret Harris, Member of the World Health Organisation's Coronavirus Response Team

Tuesday 31st March

Covid-19: Gambling

Professor Colin O'Gara, Consultant Psychiatrist and Head of Addiction Services at St. John of God Hospital

Science At Home

Shane Bergin, Physicist, UCD School of Education

Covid-19 Pandemic and The European Union

Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner For Trade

Covid-19: ICU Demand

Dr. Catherine Motherway, President of the Intensive Care Society of Ireland & Dr. Laura Durcan, Vice President of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association

Covid-19: Justice at a time of Crisis

Irene Sands, Barrister Specialising in Criminal Law; John Lonergan, Former Governor of Mountjoy Prison; & Cllr. Anthony Flynn,CEO of Inner City Helping Homeless

Covid-19: Private Hospitals Deal

Susan Mitchell, Health Editor and Deputy Editor of The Business Post & Dr. Josh Keaveney, Chair of the Private Hospitals Association

Covid-19: Travel Restrictions

Simon Calder, Travel Journalist and Broadcaster; Gabriel Scally, President of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Royal Society of Medicine in London; & Fiach Kelly, Deputy Political Editor Irish Times

Monday 30th March

Culture Highlights

Brian Reddin, Producer and Director & Aoife Barry, Assistant News Editor The Journal.ie

Covid-19: Shutdown Behaviour

Professor Pete Lunn, Head of the Behavioural Research Unit at the ESRI

Covid-19: Grocery Shopping & Sanitising

Kim Roberts, Assistant Professor of Virology in Trinity College, Dublin

Covid-19: Fire Services

Darren O'Connor, Station Officer, Dublin Fire Brigade

Covid-19: Closing Borders & Direct Provision

Professor Paddy Mallon, Professor of Microbial Diseases UCD School of Medicine and a Consultant in Infectious Diseases St. Vincents Hospital &, Fiona Finn, CEO of NASC, Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre

Covid-19: Money Advice

Michelle O'Hara, Regional Manager, South Leinster MABS

Government Formation

Eamon Ryan, Green Party Leader


Prof Des O'Neill, Consultant Geriatrician in Tallaght Hospital; Paul Moynagh, Professor of Immunology, Maynooth University; Darragh O'Brien, Managing Director of Castlebridge Data Protection Consultancy; Bishop Larry Duffy, Bishop of Clogher & Kieran Mullooly, RTE Midlands Correspondent

Friday 27th March

The Gathering

Brenda Power, Columnist Irish Daily Mail and Sunday Times; Eoin O'Broin, Sinn Fein Housing Spokesman; Kieran O Donnell, Fine Gael TD Limerick City; & Katie Hannon, RTE Journalist and Presenter

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