Podcast

RTÉ - Marian Finucane

Ireland's most popular weekend radio programme

Episodes

  • St Declan's Way

    Apr 20 2019

    John G O'Dwyer, Author of Pilgrim Paths, discusses the reopening of St Declan's Way.

  • Spring Watch

    Apr 20 2019

    Eanna Ní Lamhna, Wildlife Expert, tells Brendan what to look out for if you're explore. You can report sightings of curlews to the National Parks and Wildlife Service. Check out their website here: agri.ecology@chg.gov.ie

  • Mystery Shopping

    Apr 20 2019

    Clodagh Hyland, Project Manager at Pan Research, and Angela Bruni, Mystery Shopper, talk about what it is like to be a mystery shopper.

  • Finian McGrath

    Apr 20 2019

    Finian McGrath, Minister of State for Disability Issues, speaks to Brendan about his political career, disability issues in Ireland, and his recent comments on the new drink driving laws.

  • Easter Food

    Apr 20 2019

    Catherine Fulvio, Chef, talks about what food to cook at Easter and she gives him some of her favourite Easter recipes.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Apr 14 2019

    Today's panel included Alan Cawley, RTE Soccer Analyst; Lucinda Creighton,  CEO Vulcan Consulting & former Minister for European Affairs; Pat Rabbitte, Chair of Tusla  & former leader of Labour Party; Gerry Stembridge,  Writer & Driector;Jennifer Bray, Political Reporter Irish Times and Paul Sommerville, Markets Analyst

  • John Delaney revelations

    Apr 14 2019

    Soccer pundit Eamon Dunphy talks about the latest John Delaney revelations.

  • Doctors Crisis

    Apr 14 2019

    2,830 doctors left the Medical Council register between 2015 and 2017 and around 700 GPs are due to retire in the next 5 years. What does the future for GPs look like? Dr Maitiú Ó Tuathail, GP and President of the NAGP spoke to Brendan about the future for GPs.

  • Best Comedy Series

    Apr 14 2019

    This week the Radio Times magazine published its poll of the top 20 sitcoms ever. Broadcaster Maia Dunphy reviewed the shows that made the list.

  • Peter Campion - Derry Girls

    Apr 13 2019

    Peter Campion, who plays Fr Peter, in the popular series Derry Girls joined Brendan in studio to talk about the popular series and his other roles in Love/Hate, Raw, Can’t Cope Won’t Cope, Brooklyn and Sing Street.

  • Mindfulness in Sport

    Apr 13 2019

    The Augusta Masters is in full swing at this stage, and Rory McIlroy has spoken about meditation as part of his preparation. Dr Kate Kirby is a sport psychology consultant who spoke about the benefits of meditation.

  • Mediterranean Mood Food

    Apr 13 2019

    Dietitian Paula Mee talked about her new book 'Mediterranean Mood Food: What to Eat to Help Beat Depression and Live a Longer, Healthier Life' which focuses on the link between food, mood and mental health.

  • Expected Royal Baby

    Apr 13 2019

    Sky News Correspondent Enda Brady, talks about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle keeping the arrangements of the birth of their first child private...

  • Dr Douglas Terrier, Chief Technologist with NASA

    Apr 13 2019

    Dr Douglas Terrier, Chief Technologist with NASA, was in Ireland for the Dublin Tech Summit, speaking about the Moon to Mars programme. Dr Terrier spoke with Brendan O'Connor on the programme.

  • TV Movies for April

    Apr 07 2019

    Fiona Flynn, TV Editor for entertainment.ie, joins Marian to take a look at what’s worth your time on the big and small screen this month.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Apr 07 2019

    Today’s newspaper panel: Dr.Jennifer Cassidy Lecturer Oxford University,Daniel McConnell Political Editor the Irish Examiner,Stuart Gilhooley Former President of the Law Society & solicitor for the FOI, John Fitzgerald Adjunct Professor TCD, Dearbhail McDonald Journalist Dr. Orla Lynch Head of Criminology, Broadcaster James Patrice.

  • Simon Open Door Initiative

    Apr 07 2019

    Dermot Bannon joins Marian in studio to talk about The ‘Simon Open Door initiative’ in partnership with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland.

  • Streets To Charts

    Apr 06 2019

    Some of our biggest musicians earned their stripes playing on our city’s streets and Marian is joined in studio by three of them, Fiachna O’Braonain of Hot House Flowers, cellist Vyvienne Long and Paddy Casey.

  • Norman Crowley - Crowley Carbon

    Apr 06 2019

    Serial entrepreneur Norman Crowley's first business was SO successful that he could have retired as a millionaire at the age of 28. Instead of putting the feet up, he kept going and is now driven by the desire to combat climate change.

  • Life Of Brian 40 Years

    Apr 06 2019

    The Monty Python film The Life of Brian is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month. TV and Radio Producer Eoin Sweeney, lookS back at the fuss it caused, and to reflect on its enduring popularity.

  • Brunch with Neven Maguire

    Apr 06 2019

    Long, long before the blending of words brought us Brexit or Brangelina…..we had Brunch! The perfect meal…….a bridge between breakfast and lunch. Neven Maguire Joins Marian in studio to give us his best Brunch ideas.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Mar 31 2019

    This weeks panle: Brigid Laffan, Director of the Global Governance Programme of the European University Institute, Dermot Ahern, former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Elaine Loughlin, Political Correspondent The Irish Examiner and Eddie Molloy, Management consultant.

  • John Hendrick

    Mar 31 2019

    John Hendrick from Big Bang Comics joined Marian to talk about Batman as the super-hero turns 80.

  • Adrian Weckler

    Mar 31 2019

    Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor of The Irish Independent and Sunday Independent joined Marian and the panel to talk about The National Broadband Plan.

  • Maeve Higgins

    Mar 30 2019

    Comedian, actor and podcaster Maeve Higgins joined Marian to discuss living and working in the US and much more

  • Dr Maithui O'Tuathail

    Mar 30 2019

    GP and President of The National Association of GP’S Dr Maithui O'Tuathail talks vitamins and supplements with Marian.

  • Downsizing

    Mar 30 2019

    Betty Purcell, Paddy Phelan and Mary Deegan speak to Marian about the process of downsizing homes.

  • Diarmuid Gavin

    Mar 30 2019

    Diarmuid Gavin joins Marian this morning to talk about his latest projects and to share some great gardening tips.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Mar 24 2019

    Today's panel included David McWilliams, Economist and Author; Mary Whelan, former Diplomat, John O'Brennan, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration in Maynooth University; Jeanne Kelly, Partner & Solicitor, LK Shields and Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra.

  • Rooskey Asylum Centre

    Mar 24 2019

    The Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey was to be opened as an accommodation centre for asylum seekers, but it was confirmed this week that "it is not in a position to proceed with plans to open the accommodation centre" . Patsy McGarry, Religious Affairs Correspondent with the Irish Times spoke on the programme.

  • FAI & John Delaney

    Mar 24 2019

    Headlines this morning were dominated by John Delaney and his decision to step aside as the Chief Executive of the FAI. Soccer pundit Eamon Dunphy and Alan Cawley, RTE Soccer Analyst spoke with Marian.

  • Dublin Port & the Boeing 737 MAX

    Mar 24 2019

    Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra, spoke with Marian about two big stories relating to both air and sea travel – Dublin Port and the Boeing 737 MAX.

  • Sr Helen Culhane & Sr Orla Treacy

    Mar 23 2019

    Sister Helen Culhane, founder of Limerick’s Children's Grief Centre & Sister Orla Treacy, principal of Loreto Rumbeck School in South Sudan spoke about using their skills to help young people..

  • Moderating Content Online

    Mar 23 2019

    Rachel Holdsworth has worked as moderator of the internet for 7 years, Rachel spoke about the job of content moderation and the difficulties involved.

  • Ireland V Gibraltar

    Mar 23 2019

    Ireland play Gibraltar later today, Richie Sadlier, former Irish international and RTÉ pundit talked about their first match on the road to qualifying for Euro 2020.

  • Forever in Blue Jeans

    Mar 23 2019

    Stylist Courtney Smith talked about the history of denim jeans from practical work attire to gracing catwalks and the silver screen.

  • The Internet - 30 Years On

    Mar 17 2019

    This week, the World Wide Web invented by British physicist Tim Berners-Lee as ‘a reflection of humanity – the good, the bad and the ugly’ turns 30. Karlin Lillington, technology journalist from The Irish Times talked about how it has shaped our lives in that period of time.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Mar 17 2019

    This morning’s panel included Donal Donovan, Former deputy director of the IMF, Niamh Lyons Political Editor, The Times Ireland Edition, Alison Morris, Security Correspondent and columnist with The Irish News, Bobby McDonagh, former Irish Ambassador to the UK, EU & Italy and Declan Power, Security Analyst.

  • St.Patrick's Week in the States

    Mar 17 2019

    Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland talked about Irish investment in the United States being at an all time high.

  • St.Patrick's Day Celebrations

    Mar 17 2019

    Conor Pope journalist with The Irish Times gave a live update from the St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin city centre...

  • Travel in Ireland

    Mar 16 2019

    The latest figures from the CSO show that the number of overseas visitors to Ireland grew by over 11% in January this year. Travel Editor Pol O'Conghaile has plenty of suggestions for those who wish to stay at home rather than travel overseas.

  • Rugby Six Nations

    Mar 16 2019

    Ahead of the grand finale of the Six Nations, Rugby Analyst Eoghan O’Neachtain gives his verdict on Ireland V Wales in Cardiff.

  • Bloody Sunday

    Mar 16 2019

    Tony Doherty, son of Patrick Doherty who was killed on Bloody Sunday, spoke with Marian this morning.

  • Archivist and historian Catriona Crowe

    Mar 16 2019

    Archivist and historian Catriona Crowe joined Marian in studio, Catriona talked about you when she first came to national attention back in 1995, her school days, family and death.

  • Westminster Vote

    Mar 10 2019

    London Editor of the Irish Times Denis Staunton gives an update on Brexit and the Westminster vote this week.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Mar 10 2019

    Seamus Coffey, Chair of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council & Lecturer of Economics at UCC, Jennifer Kavanagh, Law Lecturer Waterford Institute of Technology, Eoghan O'Neachtain, Director of Heneghan PR & former Government Press Secretary, Sinead O'Carroll, News Editor at the journal.ie and Dr Ian Malcolm, Lecturer and Unionist Commentator.

  • Rugby: Ireland V France

    Mar 10 2019

    Ireland takes on France in the next round of the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium. Rugby Analyst Eoghan O'Neachtain discussed.

  • Northern Ireland Stories

    Mar 10 2019

    Author, journalist and Derry woman Susan McKay spoke about stories from Northern Ireland in recent weeks such as the return of Channel 4’s comedy ‘Derry Girls’ to comments made by Northern Ireland Secretary of State Karen Bradley in relation to security force killings.

  • Roddy Doyle

    Mar 09 2019

    One of this country’s most successful and versatile writers, Roddy Doyle is back with a new book called Charlie Savage where he explores themes like the ageing process and gender fluidity. Roddy spke with Marian about the book, writing, TV and Irish expressions.

  • Green Cards for Drivers

    Mar 09 2019

    Motoring journalist Michael Sheridan talks about those crossing the border between here and the North, who may need to carry a GREEN CARD as proof on insurance if Britain leaves the EU without a deal.

  • Fishing & Brexit

    Mar 09 2019

    Marian was joined in studio by two people who say that a ‘no-deal’ would be disastrous for them…John Lynch and Ciaran Doherty are fishermen, who regularly fish on the border with UK waters.

  • Dress codes at work

    Mar 09 2019

    Martina McAuley, co-director of HR Team and Gavin Fitzgerald, lawyer who works at Leman Solicitors talk about dress codes at work.

  • A Younger Brain

    Mar 09 2019

    Dr Sabina Brennan psychologist and author of 100 Days to a Younger Brain shares her top tips on how to maintain and improve brain health.

  • TV in March

    Mar 03 2019

    Brian Lloyd from entertainment.ie shares his top picks of what to watch on TV in the coming month.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Mar 03 2019

    Today's panel included Ellen O'Malley Dunlop Chairperson of the National Women's Council of Ireland, Fergus Finlay former CEO of Barnardos, Irene Sands Barrister, Larry Donnelly Law Lecturer NUI Galway, Eoin Fahy Chief Economist, KBI Global Investors.

  • Scouting Ireland

    Mar 03 2019

    Marian was joined by two people who are very involved with Scouting Ireland, Sean Fahey is volunteer Leader at his Scout group and Maeve Richardson has been a member of the Scouts since she was six.

  • Surviving Outdoors

    Mar 02 2019

    Maureen Keogh, John O'Brien and Suzanne Corcoran tell their walking stories and how their local mountain rescue groups saved them from difficulty. Rob Faughtan from Survivalist Ireland shares advice.

  • "Sandwich" Generation

    Mar 02 2019

    Psychologist and author Maureen Gaffney, takes a look at the so-called "sandwich" generation.

  • Ralph Fiennes

    Mar 02 2019

    Ralph joined Marian in studio before he received the Volta Award at the Dublin International Film Festival about his new film "The White Crow" and more.

  • Des Bishop

    Mar 02 2019

    Comedian Des Bishop talks about being back on the road with his new stand-up show Take The Points.

  • Vatican Sex Abuse Summit

    Feb 24 2019

    Paddy Agnew, journalist based in Rome who writes for the Sunday Independent, reports from Rome on the Vatican's sex abuse summit.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Feb 24 2019

    Today's newspaper panel included Martin Mansergh, former FF TD & advisor to a number of Taoisigh, Shona Murray, Europe Correspondent with Euro News, Stephen Kinsella, Associate Professor in Economics in UL, Brid O'Connell, CEO of Guaranteed Irish, and David Quinn, Director of Iona Institute.

  • Decade of Centenaries

    Feb 24 2019

    Martin Mansergh, former Fianna Fáil TD and Vice-Chair of The Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations, discusses the 'Decade of Centenaries' programme.

  • Abuse in the Cathlic Church

    Feb 24 2019

    Damian O'Farrell, Councillor and abuse survivor, reacts to the Pope's comments from the Vatican's summit on sex abuse in the Catholic Church.

  • Unseasonable Gardening

    Feb 23 2019

    Gardening expert Hazel Proctor from Trinity College Botanic Gardens chats to Marian about unseasonable gardening.

  • Treasure Hunters

    Feb 23 2019

    Marian speaks with Kevin Leonard, Denis O'Sullivan and Maeve Sikora ( National Museum of Ireland ) about uncovering and caring for precious artifacts.

  • Philip Reynolds

    Feb 23 2019

    Businessman Philip Reynolds speaks to Marian about his life in business, fortunes on the track, His fathers legacy and stepping away from the family business.

  • Back Pain

    Feb 23 2019

    Chartered Physiotherapist Jenny Brannigan chats to Marian about back pain.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Feb 17 2019

    Today's newspaper included Noel Whelan Senior Counsel & columnist, Donal O'Shea HSE Lead for Obesity, Michael O'Flynn Chair of O'Flynn property group; Norah Casey broadcaster and Elaine Loughlin, political correspondent Irish Examiner.

  • Brexit

    Feb 17 2019

    There is still no unified approach as to how the UK will leave the EU as evidenced by leaked whatsapp messages. Denis Staunton London Editor Irish Times and Eoghan Corry Travel Extra.ie discussed the latest Brexit revelations.

  • Allegories in Chidren's Movies

    Feb 17 2019

    Paul Whitington and Sinead Fox have been looking at Disney’s Frozen movie and other children’s movies containing allegories about social and political issues.

  • Tana French - 'The Wych Elm'

    Feb 16 2019

    One of the most successful Irish writers of recent years Tana French talks about her new book 'The Wych Elm'.

  • Local & European Elections

    Feb 16 2019

    Local and European elections are due to be held on Friday, May 24th. Three non Irish who are running in the local elections - Okezie Emuaga, Yulia Ghumman and Abul Kalam Azad Talukder, all joined Brendan O’Connor in studio.

  • Health Minister Simon Harris

    Feb 16 2019

    Health Minister Simon Harris spoke with Brendan O’Connor about The National Children’s Hospital, protesters outside his home, the nurses strike and fatherhood.

  • Andrew Morton on Meghan Markle

    Feb 16 2019

    Andrew Morton is the author of the book ‘Meghan: A Hollywood Princess’ and  he also wrote a best-selling biography of Princess Diana. Brendan O’Connor spoke with him about his book and the media treatment of Megan Markle .

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Feb 10 2019

    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 at 30

    Feb 10 2019

    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.

  • Ireland & UK Relations

    Feb 10 2019

    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

  • Equine Flu

    Feb 10 2019

    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.

  • Nurses & Midwives Protest

    Feb 09 2019

    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.

  • Ireland V Scotland

    Feb 09 2019

    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

    Feb 09 2019

    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.

  • Farming & Theft

    Feb 09 2019

    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.

  • Art V Artist

    Feb 09 2019

    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.

  • The Beatles

    Feb 03 2019

    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.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Feb 03 2019

    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.

  • European Investment Bank & Brexit

    Feb 03 2019

    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.

  • Six Nations

    Feb 02 2019

    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 …

  • National Children's Hospital

    Feb 02 2019

    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.

  • Exercise and the Brain

    Feb 02 2019

    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.

  • Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon

    Feb 02 2019

    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

    Feb 02 2019

    Callan’s Kicks returns to our airwaves for its 13th series next Friday 8th February, Oliver Callan joined the programme..

  • U2 Visitor Centre

    Jan 27 2019

    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.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Jan 27 2019

    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.

  • Davos

    Jan 27 2019

    Stephen Carroll, Business Editor of France 24 attended this year's World Economic Forum, he gave an update on Davos.

  • Business on the Border

    Jan 27 2019

    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.

  • The Favourite

    Jan 26 2019

    Dubliner Robbie Ryan spoke to Marian about receiving an Oscar nomination for cinematography for the film The Favourite.

  • Retail in Ireland

    Jan 26 2019

    Retail expert Eddie Shanahan and business owner Karen Whyte discuss the issues facing retail in Ireland.

  • Parenting Children in their 20s and 30s

    Jan 26 2019

    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.

  • Dancing with the Stars

    Jan 26 2019

    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!

  • Newspaper Panel

    Jan 20 2019

    Marian is joined by Geraldine Kennedy, Prof Gary Murphy, John Lonergan, Sinead Ryan and Verona Murphy to look over the morning papers.

  • Children's Hospital Overrun

    Jan 20 2019

    Health Correspondent with The Irish Examiner Catherine Shanahan joined Marian and the panel to discuss the new Children's Hospital overrun

  • Brexit Effects On Irish Business

    Jan 20 2019

    Mark Kennedy, Managing Partner of Mazars, speaks to Marian about some of the practical issues of Brexit for Irish business

  • Alastair Campbell

    Jan 20 2019

    Former press adviser to Tony Blair Alastair Cambell speaks to Marian about the latest developments on Brexit

  • Wellness Tourism

    Jan 19 2019

    Madeline Boughton looks at the rising popularity of wellness tourism

  • Dietitian Paula Mee

    Jan 19 2019

    Dietitian Paula Mee discusses The Lancet Medical Journal report into eating less meat

  • Brian Crowley MEP

    Jan 19 2019

    Marian talks with Brian Crowley MEP in the week he announced he is stepping down from the European Parliament

  • Behind The Scenes Of The Movie Business

    Jan 19 2019

    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

  • US Update on the Shutdown

    Jan 13 2019

    Marion McKeone, US Correspondent with The Sunday Business Post gives an update on politics in the United States.

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Jan 13 2019

    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

  • Plagiarism in Music

    Jan 13 2019

    Music presenter Dave Fanning discusses cases of alleged plagiarism in music.

  • Brexit

    Jan 13 2019

    Enda Brady, Sky News Correspondent and Mark Reckless, Assembly Member for Wales, and pro Brexit campaigner discussed Brexit ahead of Tuesday’s Brexit vote.

  • Turmoil in the Abbey

    Jan 12 2019

    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

    Jan 12 2019

    ‘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.

  • Living off the Grid

    Jan 12 2019

    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.

  • Fern Britton

    Jan 12 2019

    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.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Jan 06 2019

    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.

  • Retail Update

    Jan 06 2019

    Damien O'Reilly, Lecturer in Retail Management in TUD (Technical University Dublin, formerly DIT) spoke about the retail forecast for the year ahead.

  • Chinese Trade Wars & Apple Fallout

    Jan 06 2019

    Ian Guider Markets Editor at The Sunday Business Post discussed the recent Apple announcement, the economic downturn in China and the financial markets.