Podcast

RTÉ - Marian Finucane

1950 - 2020

Episodes

  • US/ Iran Tensions

    Jan 05 2020

    Brendan was joined by David Murphy Lecturer in Military History & Strategic Studies Maynooth.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Jan 05 2020

    The newspaper panel with Brendan O'connor, Grainia Long, Mary Whelan, Stephen Kinsella, Prof Gary Murphy, Conor Brophy

  • Australian Bushfires

    Jan 05 2020

    Markus Mannheim from Australian Broadcasting Corporation joined Brendan to give an update on the fires in Australia

  • Travel Trends 2020

    Dec 29 2019

    Joining Brendan to talk about exciting new flight routes opening up from Ireland this year Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra.

  • The State Papers

    Dec 29 2019

    This week State Papers from 1989 were released. John Bowman broadcaster and historian joins Brendan to go through them.

  • The Decade of Technology

    Dec 29 2019

    Prof Barry O'Sullivan, School of Computer Science at UCC joined Brendan and the panel to look at how technology has been actively changing our lives over the last ten years.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Dec 29 2019

    This morning's newspaper panel with Brendan O'Connor, Sinead O'Carroll, Larry Donnelly, Alice Leahy, Ronan Mc Crea and Stefanie Preissner.

  • Newspaper Panel

    Dec 22 2019

    Dr Emily O'Conor, Eoghan O'Neachtain, Aine Kerr, David Davin Power and Ian Kehoe join Brendan for Sundays paper review.

  • Donald Trump's Impeachment.

    Dec 22 2019

    Brenadan is joined by Marion McKeone, US Correspondent for the Business Post, to talk us through another busy political week in the US.

  • Australian Bush Fires

    Dec 22 2019

    Jamie Smyth, Financial Times Correspondent for Australia and The Pacfic talks to Brendan about the ongoing Australian bush fires.

  • 1970 Music

    Dec 22 2019

    Brendan is joined by Eoin Sweeney to talk about Iconic Music in 1970.

  • Home For Christmas

    Dec 21 2019

    Actress and former TV Presenter, Caroline Morahan joined Brendan in studio to chat about life with a new baby and being home for Christmas.

  • Christmas Viewing

    Dec 21 2019

    RTE’s Dave Fanning and blogger, Sinead Fox, from BumblesofRice.com are with Brendan in studio to give a run though TV Christmas viewing.

  • Christmas Food And Drink

    Dec 21 2019

    Brendan was joined by Chef Neven Maguire and Aoife Carrigy, wine and drinks editor at Image Interiors & Living to talk all things Christmas dinner and drinks.

  • A Woman's Heart

    Dec 21 2019

    Eleanor McEvoy and Wallis Bird talked to Brendan this morning about A Woman's Heart Orchestrated and preform a song from the album.

  • Sundays Newspaper Panel

    Dec 15 2019

    Brendan O'Connor is joined in studio by Dr Pete Lunn, Ellen Coyne, Padraig O'Ceidigh, Gina London and Eamon Maille to go through the big stories in the newspapers.

  • Greta Thunberg, Time's Person of the Year

    Dec 15 2019

    Cillian Sherlock from News2Day on RTÉ2 joins Brendan in studio to talk about Greta Thunberg becoming Time's Person of the Year 2019, and her influence on the young people in Ireland today.

  • Banning Russia from all Global Sports

    Dec 15 2019

    David Walsh, Chief Sports Writer for The Sunday Times talks to Brendan about WADA's decision to ban Russia from all global sport for the next 4 years.

  • UK Elections

    Dec 14 2019

    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar joined Brendan O'Connor this morning in studio.

  • Kids Gift Ideas

    Dec 14 2019

    Brendan chats to Elaina Ryan, Ann O’Dea and Jill Holtz about gift ideas for kids this Christmas

  • Father Victim Of Drink Driving

    Dec 14 2019

    Mark Grimes, Father of Callum Grimes joined Brendan to talk about the tragic death of his son three years ago.

  • Christmas Nostalgia

    Dec 14 2019

    Author Cathy Kelly, Barry Devlin of Horslips, and actress and comedian Norma Sheahan, joined Brendan to share a few Christmas memories and traditions with us.

  • 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.

  • 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