Today’s newspaper included Alan Barrett, Director of the ESRI; Maureen Gaffney, Psychologist & Author; John O'Brennan, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Maynooth; Patricia Hughes, Midwifery & Nursing Consultant and Kevin Doyle, Group Political Editor, INM.
Sky News is marking its 30th birthday this year. Dr. Roddy Flynn, Associate Professor from the School of Communications in DCU discussed how Sky News has changed how we consume news.
Bobby McDonagh, former Irish ambassador to the EU, UK and Italy, discussed how we shall maintain good relations with the UK now and post Brexit
All race meets in the UK were stopped last week due to an outbreak of equine flu. Brendan McArdle from the Irish Field spoke about the implications this outbreak might have for Irish trainers.
Bernie Stenson is an Emergency Department nurse and Denise Hartigan is a Nurse Manager for a Dublin Hospital, they both joined Marian in studio to discuss the nurses protest.
Rugby Analyst Eoghan O’Neachtain looks ahead to today’s match between Ireland and Scotland in Edinburgh.
Former Director General of the HSE, Tony O’Brien spoke with Marian about the health service, nurses strike and his own treatment before the PAC.
James O’Neill, is the Development Manager of Property Marking Ireland, has an interesting solution and he spoke about how he thinks it will help farmers recover their stolen property and act as a deterrent to would be thieves.
Controversies in Hollywood over the past twelve months have brought about huge debate on whether you can separate the art from the artist? Can you go to enjoy a movie, read a book, or listen to music, if the artist has fallen from grace? Eithne Shortall of The Sunday Times was on the programme to discuss.
Broadcaster Simon Maher took a look at The Beatles’ legacy ahead of a new documentary about their album Let it Be in the making this year.
Today’s panel: Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach, Dr Emily O’Conor, President of the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine, Harry McGee, Political Correspondent at The Irish Times, Ursula Tipp, Partner at Tipp McKnight Solicitors, Paul Sommerville, Market Analyst and Susan Mitchell, Health Editor at The Sunday Business Post.
Andrew McDowell vice-president of the EIB (European Investment Bank) and a former economic advisor to Taoiseach Enda Kenny spoke on the programme about helping Ireland prepare for Brexit.
The 6 Nations is underway with Ireland’s first match this afternoon in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. Eoghan Ó Neachtain, TG4 Rugby Analyst, shared predictions ahead of the game …
News broke this morning on the new National Children's Hospital, Health Correspondent with the Irish Examiner Catherine Shanahan spoke on the resignation of Tom Costello, Chair of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board.
Dr Niall Moyna, from the School of Health and Human Performance in DCU, spoke about the benefits of exercise in helping slow down certain age-related changes in the brain.
Helen Dixon, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner spoke about being tasked with protecting your personal data as you go about your daily routines and also regulating organisations that handle your data.
Callan’s Kicks returns to our airwaves for its 13th series next Friday 8th February, Oliver Callan joined the programme..
Dublin City Council has approved plans for a U2 visitor centre. Stuart Clark, Deputy Editor of Hot Press was in studio to talk about music tourism in Ireland.
Today's newspaper panel included Karen Eccles, Theatre Staff Nurse and Member of the INMO Executive, Grainia Long, Commissioner for Resilience Belfast City Council, Colm McCarthy, Economist, Aisling Meehan, Farmer, Solicitor & Tax Consultant and Hugh O'Connell, Political Correspondent Sunday Business Post.
Stephen Carroll, Business Editor of France 24 attended this year's World Economic Forum, he gave an update on Davos.
How do businesses operating on the border feel about Brexit? Ronnie Malone of Templetown Transpport, Eamon Fitzpatrick of Fitzpatrick's Fuel & Hardware and Edel McBride Donegal Knitwear Designer talk about the issue.
Dubliner Robbie Ryan spoke to Marian about receiving an Oscar nomination for cinematography for the film The Favourite.
Retail expert Eddie Shanahan and business owner Karen Whyte discuss the issues facing retail in Ireland.
Psychologist and author Maureen Gaffney talks about how to manage the relationship between a parent and a child who is aged between twenty and forty.
Former Dancing with the Stars contestants Maia Dunphy and Des Cahill talk of how the show changed their lives and who they tip to win this year!
Marian is joined by Geraldine Kennedy, Prof Gary Murphy, John Lonergan, Sinead Ryan and Verona Murphy to look over the morning papers.
Health Correspondent with The Irish Examiner Catherine Shanahan joined Marian and the panel to discuss the new Children's Hospital overrun
Mark Kennedy, Managing Partner of Mazars, speaks to Marian about some of the practical issues of Brexit for Irish business
Former press adviser to Tony Blair Alastair Cambell speaks to Marian about the latest developments on Brexit
Madeline Boughton looks at the rising popularity of wellness tourism
Dietitian Paula Mee discusses The Lancet Medical Journal report into eating less meat
Marian talks with Brian Crowley MEP in the week he announced he is stepping down from the European Parliament
Marion speaks with Foley Artist Caoimhe Doyle, Stunt Co- Coordinator Eimear O'Grady and Key Grip Phillip Murphy to find out more about the movie business
Marion McKeone, US Correspondent with The Sunday Business Post gives an update on politics in the United States.
Today’s panel: Mary Whelan, former diplomat, Fergal Hickey, Consultant in emergency medicine in Sligo University Hospital, Fiach Kelly, Deputy Political Editor, Irish Times, Ray Bassett, former Irish diplomat and Grainne Healy, Public Affairs Consultant
Music presenter Dave Fanning discusses cases of alleged plagiarism in music.
Enda Brady, Sky News Correspondent and Mark Reckless, Assembly Member for Wales, and pro Brexit campaigner discussed Brexit ahead of Tuesday’s Brexit vote.
This week over 300 actors and other theatre professionals sent an open letter of complaint to the Arts Minister regarding the Abbey Theatre. Two signatories to that letter, Jane Brennan and Lorcan Cranitch spoke with Marian.
‘Music and the mind’ is a series of concerts that Lyric FM are running over the month of January, which features live performances by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. One of the participants, Dr Hilary Moss, Senior Lecturer in Music Therapy at the University of Limerick spoke with Marian about the power of music.
Steve Golemboski Byrne of Lackan Cottage Farm in the Mourne Mountains, Dr Sarah Miller, CEO of the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun and Quentin Gargan whose business is renewable energy all spoke with Marian about living off the grid in Ireland.
Best-selling author and daytime TV presenter Fern Britton talks of her new departure to the stage in ‘Calendar Girls’, the musical written by Gary Barlow.
Today’s newspaper panel included Niamh Lyons, Political Editor, Times Ireland Edition, John Fitzgerald, Adjunct Professor TCD, John Downing, Political Columnist, Irish Independent, Olivia Buckley, Director of Communications Irish Tax Institute, David Holohan, Head of Equity Strategy, Mediolanum Asset Management.
Damien O'Reilly, Lecturer in Retail Management in TUD (Technical University Dublin, formerly DIT) spoke about the retail forecast for the year ahead.
Ian Guider Markets Editor at The Sunday Business Post discussed the recent Apple announcement, the economic downturn in China and the financial markets.
Former President, Mary Robinson, has come under severe criticism following a recent visit to Dubai. She went there at the invitation of Princess Haya who spoke withn Marian this morning.
Frank Conway, Financial Advisor at MoneyWhizz.org, tells us about the tax credits we should be claiming....
Stephen Faloon, General Manager of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre helps us plan our cultural year throughout 2019 when it comes to plays, musicals and films...
Professor Barry O’Sullivan is from the School of Computer Science, UCC and also Vice Chair of the European Commission High-level Expert Group on A.I. Barry, spoke about A.I. on the programme.
Today’s panel included Dr Peter Boylan, clinical adviser to the HSE's National Women & Infants Programme. Jennifer Kavanagh, Law Lecturer Waterford Institute of Technology. Blair Horan former General Secretary of the CPSU. Noirin Hegarty, Operations Director Ireland Lonely Planet and Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD.
Marian was joined by Musician and Broadcaster Jim Lockhart, to remember the musicians who died in 2018. Jim was joined by the Sunday Newspaper panel; Jennifer Kavanagh, Blair Horan, Noirin Hegarty and Diarmaid Ferriter.
Suzanne Lynch, Washington Correspondent with The Irish Times joined the panel to discuss the year ahead for President Trump and what has been achieved in his two years as President of The United States. The panel is Jennifer Kavanagh, Blair Horan, Noirin Hegarty and Diarmaid Ferriter.
Today’s panel included Dearbhail McDonald, David McWilliams, Alison Cowzer, John O'Brennan and Gerard Howlin.
Where do many of our Christmas traditions come from? Dr Kelly Fitzgerald, School of Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore UCD explains....
Lucinda Creighton, CEO of Vulcan Consulting & Former European Affairs Minister discusses the publication of the Government’s No-Deal contingency plan this week..
‘Sizing John’, ‘Our Duke’, ‘Moscow Flyer’ and ‘Alpha Centauri’ are household names when it comes to the horse racing industry, all thanks to Jessiac Harrington who spoke with Marian about the industry.
Aoife Barry from thejournal.ie has ideas for 'experience' gifts....
Dave Fanning and Sinead Fox tell you what TV you must see over the Christmas hols.
Chef Neven Maguire and Tomás Clancy, Wine and Spirits Correspondent with the Sunday Business Post were in studio to give their top tips about what we should be serving up on Christmas Day....
Today's panel includes Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach; Prof Gary Murphy, School of Law & Government, DCU; Shona Murray, Europe Correspondent, Euro News; Tom Lyons, Sunday Business Post and Catriona Crowe, Archivist and broadcaster.
Melanie Crowley, Head of Employment Practice with the law firm Mason, Hayes and Curran has seen an upsurge of sexual harassment issues in the region of 200% since the #MeToo movement. Melanie spoke about the issue on the programme.
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern speaks about his involvement with the new peace process in Papua New Guinea.
Danny McCoy, CEO of IBEC discusses how ready businesses are for a "crash-out" Brexit.
Eoghan Corry, editor of Travel Extra, is just back from the International Air Transport Association conference in Geneva, where Brexit was very much on the agenda. How will it effect people’s travel plans?
If you have a tech savvy partner, friend, or colleague and have no idea what to get them this Christmas, Elaine Burke, Managing Editor of Silicon Republic and Colin Baker, tech expert have plenty of suggestions that you can buy online..
Doctor Sabina Brennan, Psychologist and Cognitive Neuroscientist with Trinity College Dublin tells us how a resilient outlook can benefit us in our day-to-day lives
Soccer legend, businessman and pundit Niall Quinn joined Marian in studio this morning and shared his ideas for the future of the League of Ireland
Today's newspaper included Seamus Coffey, Chair of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, Dr. Niamh Hourigan, Sociologist, Eddie Molloy, Management Consultant and Member of Slaintecare Implementation Advisory Council, Denis Staunton, London Editor with The Irish Times, and Irene Sands, Barrister.
Dr David Kenny, Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law at Trinity College Dublin, discussed what we can expect in 2019 regarding referendums.
It’s the fourth weekend of protests across France in the worst unrest to hit the country in decades. Sophie Pedder, Paris Bureau Chief of The Economist gave an update on the situation
TV producer Bill Hughes, has a long list of black and white films to revisit over the Christmas holidays.
Following her High Court case to fast-track her Leaving Cert appeal to get her into UCD, Rebecca Carter starts her first year college exams this Monday. Rebecca spoke on the programme about her first year in college and winning her case at the High Court.
Dr. Rhona Mahony finishes a seven-year term as Master of the National Maternity Hospital at the end of this month, she joined Marian in studio to talk about her time at the hospital.
David O’Callaghan, Children’s Book Buyer at Easons and Elaina Ryan, Director of Children’s Books Ireland has plenty of suggestions for books for children this Christmas.
Hurling and camogie have been added to the UNESCO’s list of protected cultural activities around the world. Michael Moynihan, senior sports writer with the Irish Examiner joined the programme to talk about the significance of being added to this prestigious list.
Daniel McLaughlin, Central and Eastern Europe Correspondent for the Irish Times discusses the major tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
The UEFA group stage draw took place for Euro 2020, RTE soccer analyst Alan Cawley explained what this means for the Irish team.
Today's panel included Gina London, Communications Expert, Johnny Fallon Political Analyst at Carr Communications, Eoin Fahy, Chief Economist at KBI Global Investors, Sinead O'Carroll News Editor at the Journal.ie and Fergus Finlay former CEO of Barnardos.
Manager of the Republic of Ireland under 21s Stephen Kenny spoke to Marian about his extraordinary year of success, his career progression and passion for football.
Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell talks about his lifelong battle with insomnia.
For many people, January is a time to renew their health insurance and see where savings can be made. Dermot Goode of TotalHealthCover.ie has plenty of advice.
Authors Kathleen MacMahon and Declan Burke share some of their favourite books from the past year that will make great Christmas presents.
Following on from our historic victory over the All Blacks last weekend, Rugby fans country-wide are more excited than ever about next year’s World Cup, which will take place in Japan. Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra, has tips
Today's panel: Noelle O'Connell, Executive Director of the European Movement Ireland, Fran Rooney, Barrister and former CEO of FAI,Alan Barrett, Director ESRI, Olivia Buckley, Director of Communications Irish Tax Institute & Hugh O'Connell, Political Correspondent Sunday Business Post.
Comments made by a Defence barrister during a rape trial in Cork earlier this month, sparked much public and political debate. Barrister Irene Sands joined the programme to discuss the issue...
Tony O'Donoghue, Group Football Correspondent for RTE speaks about the new manager of the Irish team following the departure of Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane.
The specially convened EU Brexit Summit kicked off this morning in Brussels, Shona Murray, Europe Correspondent with Euronews gave an update.
Whilst EU leaders are signing the withdrawal agreement in Brussels, Laura Perrins, Brexiteer and Editor of Conservative Woman talks about the content and which leaders are unhappy...
President of the National Association of General Practitioners and General Practitioner, Dr Matt O’Tuathail tells us how our body adapts to bad weather and what we can do to stave off winter illnesses.
Susanna and Chris Cawley talk about their sister Celine Cawley who died at the hands of her husband Eamonn Lillis and their legal battle that followed. If you would like to contact Women’s Aid Free Phone 1800 341 900 or go to womensaid.ie
Financial planner Eoin McGee gives plenty of advice on how to make the move and downsize to a smaller home.
Oscar nominee Consolata Boyle talks about her career and memorable moments as a movie costume designer.
Eamon Mallie, Author & Journalist, Lucinda Creighton, CEO of Vulcan Consulting & former minister for European Affairs, Eoghan O'Neachtain, Director of Heneghan PR & former Government Advisor, Donal Donovan, former deputy director of IMF and Suzanne Lynch, Washington Correspondent with the Irish Times.
Former International rugby player Shane Byrne reviews last night's heroic win for Ireland against the All Blacks.
Robert Swope has worked as President Donald Trump’s Director of Elections in Tennessee. Robert spoke with Marian ahead of this year’s Festival of Politics where he will be addressing the question ‘Trumpism – Just Where Will the Path Lead us?’
Resignations, reshuffles and whispers of a coup continue to threaten Theresa May’s position. Philip Webster, former political editor of the London Times spoke about Brexit...
A second Brexit vote is a realistic possibility, Alistair Campbell, former Director of Communications to Tony Blair is strongly advocating for a second referendum.
Sr Helen Culhane founder of Limerick’s Children's Grief Centre and Olive Foley, wife of the late Anthony Foley, Ambassador to the centre talk about grief and loss as well as the help and support provided by the Children's Grief Centre.
The All Blacks meet Ireland at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium today. Former Ireland Head Coach, Eddie O’Sullivan assessed our chances...
The new year is fast approaching, and people often start to think about making changes and fresh starts. Sinead Brady, Career and Coaching Psychologist has advice for those considering changing jobs.
Clare Grennan is co-owner of the Irish Design Shop in Dublin; Sadie Chowen owns The Burren Perfumery in County Clare; and Tomás Kenny is manager at Kennys Bookshop in Galway. They spoke with Marian about the ‘Black Friday’ phenomenon.
Dr Roddy Flynn from DCU’s School of Communications talked about his pick of war movies over the years including 'Wings', 'All Quiet on the Western Front' and 'Gallipoli'.
Dr Fergal Hickey Consultant in emergency medicine in Sligo University Hospital, Grainia Long Commissioner for Resilience at Belfast City Council, Geraldine Kennedy former editor of Irish Times, Sean Donlon Former Irish Ambassador to the US and Kevin Doyle Group Political Editor of Independent News & Media.
Seventy prime ministers and heads of state – including US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and our own Taoiseach Leo Varadkar – attended an official ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe to mark Armstice Day in Paris. Broadcast journalist Flor McCarthy, spoke with Marian from the event.
To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One Marian is joined by Dr David Murphy from the Centre for Military History & Strategic Studies in Maynooth University...
Tara McCarthy CEO of Bord Bia talks about the Irish food industry, a recent trip to China and how Brexit will impact on our trade...
The residents of Kiltyclogher village in Co. Leitrim started a Facebook appeal to attract people to live in their village. Tammy McFarlane was one of the people who decided to move there. Tammy spoke to Marian about her experience.
What are the advantages of a ‘digital detox’? Pól Ó Conghaile, Travel Editor from the Irish Independent spoke to Marian...
Atoosa Sepehr, Brent Pope and Rozanne Stevens talk about cultural cuisine form their home countries of Iran, New Zealand and South Africa.
Marian is joined by Susan Mitchell, Health Editor, The Sunday Business Post, Michael McDowell, Barrister and was Minister for Justice, Donnacha O'Beachain, Professor in International Relations, DCU, Lise Hand Political writer, Times Ireland, Paul Sommerville, Market Analyst, Amii McKeever, Editor of Irish Country Living
Donnacha O’Beachain, Professor in International Relations in DCU tells Marian about his new book 'From Partition to Brexit: The Irish Government and Northern Ireland'
Kate Brady, Political Correspondent with Deutsche Welle, reports on the Angela Merkel's announcement that she will not seek re-election as party leader in December and will step down as chancellor when her mandate ends in 2021
Myles Dungan, Broadcaster & Historian, speaks to Marian about the centenary of the First World War
Avril Murphy Allen, Interior Designer, talks about the simple things people can do to re-decorate their house this winder
David Horgan, Managing Director of Petrel Resources tells Marian about his international work in oil and diamonds
Conor Pope, Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Irish Times, discusses the change in Ryanair's controversial baggage policy
Leo Varadkar, An Taoiseach, speaks to Marian about the budget, the Confidence and Supply Agreement, Peter Casey and more
Today’s newspaper panel included Former Minister for Justice Nora Owen, Lecturer In Law Jennifer Kavanagh, Harry McGee, Political Correspondent at the Irish Times, Oliver Callan, Satirist and Columnist and Public Affairs Consultant Grainne Healy
Geraldine O’Donnell, Director of DNA, Forensic Science Ireland joins us to discuss the developments in Forensic Science over the past few years; the likes of which brought closure to the family of Aengus 'Gussie' Shanahan this week.
Yoga instructor to Michael D Higgins, Michael Ryan joins us to discuss the benefits yoga can have in the fight against aging.