Podcast

RTÉ - Marian Finucane

Ireland's most popular weekend radio programme

Episodes

  • 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.

  • Princess Haya

    Jan 05 2019

    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.

  • How to Get Money Back!

    Jan 05 2019

    Frank Conway, Financial Advisor at MoneyWhizz.org, tells us about the tax credits we should be claiming....

  • Culture 2019

    Jan 05 2019

    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...

  • A.I.

    Jan 05 2019

    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.

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Dec 30 2018

    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.

  • Remembering Musicians who Died in 2018

    Dec 30 2018

    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.

  • 2019 for U.S Politics and President Trump

    Dec 30 2018

    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.

  • Sunday Newspaper panel

    Dec 23 2018

    Today’s panel included Dearbhail McDonald, David McWilliams, Alison Cowzer, John O'Brennan and Gerard Howlin.

  • Christmas Traditions

    Dec 23 2018

    Where do many of our Christmas traditions come from? Dr Kelly Fitzgerald, School of Irish, Celtic Studies & Folklore UCD explains....

  • Brexit: How Prepared Are We?

    Dec 23 2018

    Lucinda Creighton, CEO of Vulcan Consulting & Former European Affairs Minister discusses the publication of the Government’s No-Deal contingency plan this week..

  • Jessica Harrington

    Dec 22 2018

    ‘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.

  • 'Experience' Gifts for Christmas

    Dec 22 2018

    Aoife Barry from thejournal.ie has ideas for 'experience' gifts....

  • Christmas Viewing

    Dec 22 2018

    Dave Fanning and Sinead Fox tell you what TV you must see over the Christmas hols.

  • Christmas food and drinks

    Dec 22 2018

    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....

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Dec 16 2018

    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.

  • Rise in Sexual Harassment in Workplace complaint

    Dec 16 2018

    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.

  • Papua New Guinea peace process

    Dec 16 2018

    Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern speaks about his involvement with the new peace process in Papua New Guinea.

  • Brexit: Ready or Not?

    Dec 16 2018

    Danny McCoy, CEO of IBEC discusses how ready businesses are for a "crash-out" Brexit.

  • Travel & Brexit

    Dec 15 2018

    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?

  • Tech gifts

    Dec 15 2018

    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..

  • Resilience

    Dec 15 2018

    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

  • Niall Quinn

    Dec 15 2018

    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

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Dec 09 2018

    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.

  • Referendums 2019

    Dec 09 2018

    Dr David Kenny, Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law at Trinity College Dublin, discussed what we can expect in 2019 regarding referendums.

  • Protests in France

    Dec 09 2018

    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

  • Black & White Films

    Dec 09 2018

    TV producer Bill Hughes, has a long list of black and white films to revisit over the Christmas holidays.

  • Rebecca Carter

    Dec 08 2018

    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

    Dec 08 2018

    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.

  • Children's Books For Christmas

    Dec 08 2018

    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.

  • UNESCO & GAA

    Dec 02 2018

    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.

  • Ukraine / Russia

    Dec 02 2018

    Daniel McLaughlin, Central and Eastern Europe Correspondent for the Irish Times discusses the major tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

  • UEFA Draw

    Dec 02 2018

    The UEFA group stage draw took place for Euro 2020, RTE soccer analyst Alan Cawley explained what this means for the Irish team.

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Dec 02 2018

    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.

  • Stephen Kenny, Manager of the Republic of Ireland under 21s

    Dec 01 2018

    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.

  • Insomnia

    Dec 01 2018

    Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell talks about his lifelong battle with insomnia.

  • Health Insurance

    Dec 01 2018

    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.

  • Christmas Books

    Dec 01 2018

    Authors Kathleen MacMahon and Declan Burke share some of their favourite books from the past year that will make great Christmas presents.

  • Travelling to the Rugby World Cup

    Nov 25 2018

    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

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Nov 25 2018

    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.

  • Rape Cases

    Nov 25 2018

    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...

  • Irish Football

    Nov 25 2018

    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.

  • Brussels Summit

    Nov 25 2018

    The specially convened EU Brexit Summit kicked off this morning in Brussels, Shona Murray, Europe Correspondent with Euronews gave an update.

  • Brexit

    Nov 25 2018

    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...

  • Winter Health

    Nov 24 2018

    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

    Nov 24 2018

    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

  • Downsizing

    Nov 24 2018

    Financial planner Eoin McGee gives plenty of advice on how to make the move and downsize to a smaller home.

  • Consolata Boyle

    Nov 24 2018

    Oscar nominee Consolata Boyle talks about her career and memorable moments as a movie costume designer.

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Nov 18 2018

    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.

  • Shane Byrne

    Nov 18 2018

    Former International rugby player Shane Byrne reviews last night's heroic win for Ireland against the All Blacks.

  • Robert Swope

    Nov 18 2018

    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?’

  • Philip Webster

    Nov 18 2018

    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...

  • Alistair Campbell

    Nov 18 2018

    A second Brexit vote is a realistic possibility, Alistair Campbell, former Director of Communications to Tony Blair is strongly advocating for a second referendum.

  • Olive Foley & Sr Helen Culhane

    Nov 17 2018

    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.

  • Ireland v All Blacks

    Nov 17 2018

    The All Blacks meet Ireland at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium today. Former Ireland Head Coach, Eddie O’Sullivan assessed our chances...

  • Changing your job

    Nov 17 2018

    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.

  • Beating Black Friday

    Nov 17 2018

    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.

  • War Movies

    Nov 11 2018

    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'.

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Nov 11 2018

    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.

  • Paris WW1 Commemorations

    Nov 11 2018

    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.

  • Armistice Day Commemorations

    Nov 11 2018

    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

    Nov 10 2018

    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...

  • Kiltyclogher

    Nov 10 2018

    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.

  • Digital Detox Holidays

    Nov 10 2018

    What are the advantages of a ‘digital detox’? Pól Ó Conghaile,  Travel Editor from the Irish Independent spoke to Marian...

  • Cultural Cuisine

    Nov 10 2018

    Atoosa Sepehr, Brent Pope and Rozanne Stevens talk about cultural cuisine form their home countries of Iran, New Zealand and South Africa.

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Nov 04 2018

    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

  • Book: From Partition to Brexit

    Nov 04 2018

    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'

  • Angela Merkel exit

    Nov 04 2018

    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

  • 1918 Armstice

    Nov 04 2018

    Myles Dungan, Broadcaster & Historian, speaks to Marian about the centenary of the First World War

  • Winter re-decorating

    Nov 03 2018

    Avril Murphy Allen, Interior Designer, talks about the simple things people can do to re-decorate their house this winder

  • The ventures of an Irish entrepreneur, David Horgan

    Nov 03 2018

    David Horgan, Managing Director of Petrel Resources tells Marian about his international work in oil and diamonds

  • Ryanair baggage changes

    Nov 03 2018

    Conor Pope, Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Irish Times, discusses the change in Ryanair's controversial baggage policy

  • Interview with An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar

    Nov 03 2018

    Leo Varadkar, An Taoiseach, speaks to Marian about the budget, the Confidence and Supply Agreement, Peter Casey and more

  • Sunday Newspaper Panel

    Oct 28 2018

    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

  • Forensic Science Ireland

    Oct 28 2018

    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.

  • Benefits of Yoga To Fight Aging

    Oct 28 2018

    Yoga instructor to Michael D Higgins, Michael Ryan joins us to discuss the benefits yoga can have in the fight against aging.