Podcast

RTÉ - Marian Finucane

Stimulating mix of news, interviews, reports and discussion on Ireland's most popular weekend radio programme.

Episodes

  • Newspaper Panel

    Dec 08 2019

    Irene Sands, Barrister practising on the eastern circut, Sheelagh Brady, Security Analyst at Sar Consultancy, Kevin Doyle, Group head of News at INM, Katy Hayward, Political Sociologist at Queens University Belfast, Eoin Fahy, Head of Responsible Investing, KBI Global Investors

  • Divorce

    Dec 08 2019

    New divorce provisions came into effect this week, Irene Sands joined Marian to talk through these changes.

  • Cervical Check

    Dec 08 2019

    Tony O'Brien, Former DG of the HSE joined Marian and the panel to discuss the cervical check review published this week.

  • Astronomy Ireland

    Dec 08 2019

    David Moore, Editor of Astronomy Ireland Magazine joined Marian ahead of Astronomy Ireland's Christmas Lecture tomorrow.

  • Vegan Cooking

    Dec 07 2019

    This morning Marian was joined by owner of the vegetarian restaurant Cornucopia, Deirdre McCafferty and head Chef Tony Keogh.

  • Maurice Pratt

    Dec 07 2019

    The face of Quinnsworth, Maurice Pratt joined Marian for a chat in studio.

  • FAI Accounts

    Dec 07 2019

    Eamon Dunphy and Mark Tighe joined Marian to discuss yesterdays FAI revelations.

  • Content Moderation

    Dec 07 2019

    Elaine Burke editor of Silicon Republic joins Marian in studio to talk about the brave new world of content moderation.

  • Christmas Gift Ideas

    Dec 07 2019

    Aoife Barry, Lisa Coen and Colin Baker, join Marian to give us some Christmas gift ideas.

  • Vatican's response to the National Maternity Hospital

    Dec 01 2019

    Paddy Agnew talks to Marian from Rome to discuss the Vaticans response regarding the National Maternity Hospital.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Dec 01 2019

    Alan Dukes, Grainne Healy, Harry McGee, Noirin Hegarty and Amii McKeever join Marian for Sunday's paper review.

  • Boil Water Notices around the Country

    Dec 01 2019

    Marian is joined by Micheal Brennan, Ali Cullinane and John Brennan to discuss boil water notices around Ireland.

  • Plastic Free Christmas

    Nov 30 2019

    Jane Thornton founder of littlegreenshop.ie is in studio with Marian to talk us through ways we can have a plastic free Christmas.

  • Council Parking Fees and Fines

    Nov 30 2019

    Conor Pope Irish journalist Conor Pope chats to Marian about parking fees and fines.

  • By-Election Count

    Nov 30 2019

    Reports from the four by-elections taking place in the country.

  • 20 Somethings Living in Ireland

    Nov 30 2019

    Five young people in their 20's chat to Marian about living in Ireland at their age.

  • Venice

    Nov 24 2019

    Following the recent floods in Venice, Andrea Rossini, journalist with RAI Veneto joined Marian on the line for an update.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Nov 24 2019

    Ken Murphy,DG of the Law Society,Jennifer Bray, Irish Times Political Reporter,Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor Irish and Sunday Independent, Aisling Meehan, Farmer, Solicitor & Tax Consultant, Donnacha O'Beachain Professor in International Relations, DCU.

  • Ireland’s asylum policy

    Nov 24 2019

    The Chief Executive Officer of the Irish Refugee Council, Nick Henderson joined Marian and the panel this morning.

  • China/Tech Society

    Nov 24 2019

    Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor Irish and Sunday Independent speaks about his recent trip to China and the futuristic tech over there.

  • Time Managment

    Nov 23 2019

    Margaret Dorgan Executive Coach for “Love your Work” joined Marian with some time management tips.

  • Raiders of the Lost Art

    Nov 23 2019

    Chatting to Marian from Amsterdam dutch art detective Arthur Brand, who earlier this week recovered a friendship ring once owned by Oscar Wilde.

  • Opera

    Nov 23 2019

    Marian was joined by Soprano, Celine Byrne to chat about Opera.

  • Henry Ainsworth

    Nov 23 2019

    Retired Detective Garda Henry Ainsworth who served over 20 years with the Criminal Bureau Officer joined Marian in studio this morning.

  • US Politics

    Nov 17 2019

    Suzanne Lynch, The Irish Times Washington Correspondent joins Marian to discuss the weeks events in US politics.

  • Theresa May's Premiership

    Nov 17 2019

    Marian is joined by Sir Anthony Seldon, Contemporary Historian and Author of "May at 10" , a new book detailing Theresa May's time in office as British Prime Minister.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Nov 17 2019

    Todays panel, Sinead O'Carroll Editor ,The Journal.ie, Seamus Coffey Chair of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council & Economics lecturer in UCC, Alison Cowzer, Co-founder of East Coast Bakehouse, Declan Power, Security Analyst and Fergus Finlay, Former CEO, Barnardos

  • Cassette Tape Revival

    Nov 17 2019

    Musician Jim Lockhart joins Marian to discuss the recent revival of the cassette tape.

  • Rwanda

    Nov 16 2019

    2FM presenter Doireann Garrihy and her father Eugene Garrihy were with Marian in studio this morning to talk about their trip to Rwanda.

  • Migrants And Racism In Ireland

    Nov 16 2019

    After a lot of talk about racism this week, Marian chats to three people who currently call Ireland home, Cecilia Amabo, Suad Aldarra and Timi Ogunyemi.

  • From Millionaire Businessman To Non-Millionaire Artist

    Nov 16 2019

    Once a high-flying businessman to working as an artist for the past few years, Chris O'Hara joined Marian in studio.

  • Confidence

    Nov 16 2019

    Maureen Gaffney, psychologist and author joined Marian in studio to talk about confidence and self-esteem.

  • UK Election

    Nov 10 2019

    UK general election officially got under way this week Adam Boulton of Sky News has the all details and he joined Marian on the line from the UK

  • Newspaper Panel

    Nov 10 2019

    Yvonne Daly, Associate Professor in Law in DCU, Johnny Fallon, Political Analyst for Carr Communications, Elaine Loughlin, Political Correspondent, Irish Examiner, Alan Barrett, Director of ESRI Member of climate change advisory council, Blair Horan, Former General Secretary of the CPSU

  • Lisa Smith Returning To Ireland

    Nov 10 2019

    Dr Orla Lynch Head of Criminology in UCC joined Marian from the Cork studio to discuss Lisa Smith's return to Ireland.

  • Climate Change Anxiety

    Nov 10 2019

    Ian Robertson, Professor of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin joined Marian to talk about the anxiety surrounding the whole subject of climate change

  • RTE Financial Crisis

    Nov 09 2019

    On Wednesday night the news broke that there will be significant job losses and pay cuts at the national broadcaster. Moya Doherty, Chairwoman of the RTE Board joined Marian in studio.

  • Peter Boylan

    Nov 09 2019

    In studio this morning Marian was joined by former Master of the National Maternity Hospital Peter Boylan talking about his new book ‘In The Shadow of the Eighth: My Forty Years Working For Women’s Health in Ireland’ @RTERadio1

  • Music In The Workplace

    Nov 09 2019

    Dr Hilary Moss, Senior Lecturer in Music Therapy at the University of Limerick joined Marian to talk about music and mood.

  • Banksy Exhibition

    Nov 09 2019

    Irish artist Mark Kavanagh also known as Rasher joined Marian in studio ahead of Banksy's exhibition taking place in an art fair in the RDS in Dublin next weekend.

  • Women's Hockey

    Nov 02 2019

    Marie Crowe Sports journalist and broadcaster is in studio to chat to Brendan ahead of the women’s hockey Olympic qualifiers taking place tonight.

  • Winter Walks

    Nov 02 2019

    In studio with Brendan giving tips for winter walks Mel McDermott and Pat Henry.

  • Supporting Cher

    Nov 02 2019

    DJ and radio presenter Tara Stewart was the support act for Cher at the 3Arena last night she joined Brendan in studio to talk about the experience.

  • Sugar

    Nov 02 2019

    Agnes Bouchier-Hayes, Home Economist and lecturer, Limerick IT joined Brendan to talk about how much sugar is in our food and drinks.

  • Margaret Atwood

    Nov 02 2019

    In studio this morning Margaret Atwood chats to Brendan about her new book the sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Oct 27 2019

    In studio this morning DrJennifer Cassidy,International Relations Lecturer at Oxford University, Dr Maeve O’Rourke Lecturer in human rights NUIG, Barrister, Daniel McConnell, Political Editor with the Irish Examiner, Ciaran Hancock, Business Editor, Irish Times, Eddie Molloy, Management consultant.

  • Migrant Story

    Oct 27 2019

    Sheelagh Brady Security Analyst at Sar Consultancy joined Marian and the panel this morning to discuss the migrants story that happened earlier in the week.

  • Madame Christine Lagarde

    Oct 27 2019

    Herve Amoric, France 24 Ireland and UK correspondent joined Marian on the line to talk bout Christine Lagarde's take over of presidency of the European Central Bank.

  • Job Loses

    Oct 27 2019

    Peter O’Connell Editor of the Clare Champion and Mike McPhillips a worker at Molex joined Marian on the line to talk about the job losses in Clare.

  • Value Of Sleep

    Oct 26 2019

    Behavioural Sleep Therapist Motty Verghese was in studio to talk about how important sleep is.

  • Opera For Everyone

    Oct 26 2019

    In studio to chat about the most well known Opera terminology Ireland’s international soprano Claudia Boyle joined Marian this morning.

  • Margaret Murphy - Genealogist

    Oct 26 2019

    During John LeCarre's interview he spoke in glowing terms about a genealogist in Skibbereen’s Heritage Centre. Margaret Murphy joined Marian in studio.

  • John Le Carre

    Oct 26 2019

    This morning Marian chats with one of the most significant novelists of our time David Cornwell better know as John Le Carre.

  • Spanish Ambassador

    Oct 20 2019

    Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to prison earlier this week. The Spanish Ambassador to Ireland, Ildefonso Castro joined Marian to talk about this morning.

  • Spain And Catalonia

    Oct 20 2019

    Paddy Woodworth, Journalist and Author who has written extensively on the Basque Country and more recently on Catalan crisis joined Marian to continue the discussion on Spain and Calalonia.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Oct 20 2019

    Michael McDowell, Justine McCarthy, Mary C. Murphy, Diarmaid Ferriter and Conall MacCoille joined Marian in studio this morning.

  • New David Attenborough TV Series

    Oct 20 2019

    Colin Stafford Johnson, Wild Life Cinematographer chats to Marian about the highly anticipated Seven Worlds, One Planet series will begin on BBC One next Sunday.

  • Brexit Deal

    Oct 20 2019

    Andrew Bridgen, Pro-Brexit Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire, &leading member of the Brexit supporting European Research Group joins Marian on the line from the UK.

  • Turkey/Syria Update

    Oct 13 2019

    This week Turkey launched a series of air and ground attacks against Kurdish forces in north-east Syria. Joining Marian for an update from the Turkey/Syria border Orla Guerin and joining the panel to discuss it further Colonel Colm Doyle.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Oct 13 2019

    This mornings newspaper panel Dermot Ahern,Former Minister and Columnist for The Daily Mail, Prof. Niamh Hourigan,Vice President Mary Immaculate College Limerick, Suzanne Kelly,Tax Lawyer, Kevin Doyle,Group Political Editor INM and Stephen McNamara, Communications Director with IRFU

  • Electric Cars

    Oct 13 2019

    With the rise of carbon tax in the budget this Michael Sheridan, motoring journalist has been test driving an electric car for the last while and he joins Marian and the panel to talk about it.

  • Brexit negotiations

    Oct 13 2019

    Denis Staunton, Irish Times London joins Marian on the line from the UK to discuss the Brexit negotiations.

  • Smartphone Cameras

    Oct 12 2019

    The National Portrait Award was won by a photographer earlier this week. Marian was joined in studio by Ciara O’Brien,Technology Journalist with the Irish Times to talk about smartphone cameras and taking the perfect picture.

  • Rugby Update

    Oct 12 2019

    Ahead of todays game Marian was joined in studio by Eoghan O’Neachtain, and on the line from Japan Blair Horan.

  • Restaurant Closure

    Oct 12 2019

    Last weekend The Chameleon restaurant in Temple Bar in Dublin closed its doors for the last time after 25years. Owners Kevin O’Toole and Carol Walsh joined Marian in studio this morning

  • Nobel Prize Hoax

    Oct 12 2019

    Marian was joined on the line by Irish author John Banville who was subject to a cruel hoax during the week when he was told he won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

  • Glenstal Abbey Book

    Oct 12 2019

    Following Facebook's ban of an advert for the new book Glenstal Abbey- Through the season which includes paintings featuring nudity. Former Abbot at Glenstal, Mark Patrick Hederman joined Marian in studio.

  • Update From Hong Kong

    Oct 06 2019

    Marian was joined on the line by Aaron McNicholas, freelance journalist in Hong Kong and Dr Peter Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese History at Trinity College Dublin for an update on Hong Kong and a perspective of the Chinese.

  • October TV and Film

    Oct 06 2019

    October brings with it lots of new movies and TV shows Sinead Brennan, RTE Entertainment joined Marian to chat about whats in store for us this month.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Oct 06 2019

    Lucinda Creighton, CEO Vulcan Consulting & Former Minister for European Affairs, Mary Whelan,Former Ambassador to Austria,Netherlands & International organizations in Geneva, David McWilliams founder of Kilkenomics economics festival, Mary Minihan Assistant news editor The Irish Times,Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Professor in International Relations, DCU

  • Carbon Tax

    Oct 06 2019

    It’s been flagged that an increase in the carbon tax is what we can expect in the 2020 budget on Tuesday. Marian was joined by Daragh Cassidy, Head of Communications at bonkers.ie to discuss this

  • US Tariffs

    Oct 05 2019

    Chief Executive of Ornua John Jordan and CEO of Coole Swan Mary Sadlier, are in studio to discuss the US Tarriffs announced in the news earlier in the week.

  • Retirement

    Oct 05 2019

    This week is Positive Aging Week and in studio this morning talking about preparing for retirement, clinical psychologist Dr. Eddie Murphy.

  • Profile

    Oct 05 2019

    Author of The Butcher Boy, Pat McCabe joined Marian in studio to talk about his new book The Big Yaroo.

  • Halloween Mid Term Activities

    Oct 05 2019

    Pol O’Conghaile, Travel Editor of the Irish Independent and Sinead Fox, blogger at bumblesofrice.com chat to Marian about some ideas to keep the kids entertained this Halloween and mid-term break.

  • US Update

    Sep 29 2019

    Marion McKeone, US Correspondent for the Sunday Business Post joins marian on the line from the US.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Sep 29 2019

    This mornings Newspaper panel Marie Cross Chair of the Future EU27 Committee, Ronan McCrea Professor of Constitutional & European Law at University College London, John O’Brennan Jean Monnet Professor Of European Intergration Maynooth University, Shona Murray Europe Correspondent Euro News, Paul Somerville, Markets Analyst

  • Judy Garland Film

    Sep 29 2019

    Ahead of the biopic ‘Judy’ that will hit our cinemas next week, Marian is joined by TV Producer and Director, Bill Hughes to talk about the film

  • Brexit

    Sep 29 2019

    Following Boris Johnson's comment in the House of Commons earlier this week about honoring the memory of murdered MP, Jo Cox. Marian was joined on on the line by Kim Leadbeater, Jo Cox’s sister.

  • Tree Day

    Sep 28 2019

    Eanna Ni Lamhna, environmentalist and Vice President of The Tree Council of Ireland joins Marian ahead of Tree Day which is happening next week.

  • Rugby Update

    Sep 28 2019

    Former rugby coach Eddie O'Sullivan is in studio to chat about this mornings game against Japan.

  • Rory Cowan

    Sep 28 2019

    Marian was joined in studio by Rory Cowan to talk about his new book Mrs Cowan’s Boy.

  • Gina Miller

    Sep 28 2019

    After yet another momentous week in UK politics and firmly at the centre of this story Gina Miller joined Marian on the line from the UK this morning.

  • Broooches

    Sep 28 2019

    Deirdre McQuillan Irish Times Fashion Editor joined Marian to talk about Broaches after the hype over Lady Hale spider brooch earlier on this week.

  • United Nations Update

    Sep 22 2019

    Noel

  • Rugby World Cup

    Sep 22 2019

    Eddie O'Sullivan

  • Newspaper Panel

    Sep 22 2019

    Newspaper panel

  • The Story of Joseph Tuohy

    Sep 21 2019

    Brian Boylan, St Gabriel's Homeless Centre of London, speaks to Marian about the life of Joseph Tuohy.

  • Matt Ryan profile

    Sep 21 2019

    Matt Ryan, co-found and owner of Press Up Entertainment Group, speaks to Marian about the hospitality industry and future Press Up projects.

  • Cyberbullying

    Sep 21 2019

    Dr Mary Aiken, Cyber Psychologist, discusses online trolls and cyberbullying.