Podcast

RTÉ - Playback

The best of the week's radio from RTÉ Radio 1

Episodes

  • Playback - August 17th

    Aug 16 2019

    This week on Playback. We’ll get an insight into the rise of far right extremism both here and abroad. We’ll learn about Beluga whale operatives in the world of espionage. And we’ll hear how drag queens get their frocks on. All on Playback presented by Sinéad Mooney.

  • Playback August 10

    Aug 09 2019

    This week on Playback. We’ll hear what makes a good political campaign song. We’ll get advice on love and gender politics from the archives – and today. And we’ll hear what happens with things go awry in the Gaeltacht.

  • PLAYBACK - AUGUST 3

    Aug 02 2019

    A compilation of the best of the week from RTE's audio services, presented by Sinéad Mooney. This week we learn why charming and charasmatic people are the ones to be wary of....We hear about the tricky audiences of Paris in 1861 and of course, we hear the latest on the 'B' word.

  • Playback 27th July 2019

    Jul 26 2019

    This week on Playback, we’ll discover how Olivia Newton John kept love alive in Ireland. We’ll learn how a midnight phone call transformed one man’s life… And of course, we’ll hear from The Dude. That’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson to you and me…. All on Playback presented by Sinéad Mooney

  • Playback July 13

    Jul 13 2019

    This week on Playback we learn how to use superglue to highlight climate change, what forces come into play when a forty year old whale dies and the meaning of the term Dead Ting. And of course, we remember the great Brendan Grace…. All on Playback presented by Sinéad Mooney

  • Playback

    Jul 06 2019

    The best of the week's radio brought to you by Sinéad Mooney

  • Playback Podcast June 28 2019

    Jun 28 2019

    Golf and GAA commentaries; Online romance scam; Losing a ring an a love; story of a boat capsizing; the artist formerly known as Sinéad O’Connor; Mavis Staples; the referee who gave up because of parents’ abuse. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Podcast June 21 2019

    Jun 21 2019

    Documentary On One: The Case of Majella Moynihan; Ana Kriégel murder verdicts; Woman who met her husband because of Ray Houghton’s 1994 goal; how John Kelly picks his music; Sharon Mannion and Jennifer Zamparelli on chatty husbands; a knife in the radio and the spoken world without bees. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Podcast June 14, 2019

    Jun 14 2019

    Racist abuse on Irish Rail, pigeons, donkeys, Philomena Lynott, fiscal advice, an Irish Miss Havisham and poetry for a dead sporting hero. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback podcast June 7, 2019

    Jun 07 2019

    D-Day; love and a brass plate; Venice cruise crash; Trump visit; Katie Taylor vs. Shane Ross; Bev-ing on Love Island; 2FM’s grumpy morning couple; the woman who fell under a moving train; AA Roadwatch rap; Dylan Moran and drink. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback May 31 2019

    May 31 2019

    Elections 2019; Maria Bailey TD; 40 years of 2FM; Morrissey’s new album; new drilling licence; Princess Diana’s death theme park ride; Department taking radios out of Army cars; Marty distracted by naked man; “Write Your Mind” drama; Shay Byrne not lonely any more; 40th anniversary of ‘Women Today’ programme. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback May 24 2019

    May 24 2019

    Out-Marty-ing Marty Morrissey; a letter from the dead on Liveline; Dr.Dance on Ray D’Arcy; incredibly epilepsy surgery with Ryan Tubridy. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback May 17 2019

    May 17 2019

    Grand Theft Auto conned girls; piano-playing as a way to get a husband; Eurovision Israel; Michael O’Leary leaves racing; intensive farming making us extinct; lingerie for a washing-machine to wear; naked dew-rolling; child’s memory of a Dublin bombing; Feck and robots for elderly; Doris Day and Julie Andrews. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback May 10 2019

    May 10 2019

    Orange and purple hair; a preacher with a gun; a scary orchestra conductor; seeing your father-in-law naked; Getting a ‘duff-duff’ in East Enders; rural broadband; an 82-year old finally gets to meet her 104-year old mother; mean with Tupperware at a wedding; Liverpool and Spurs winning. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Podcast May 3 2019

    May 03 2019

    Sexy Irish Accents - not; new citizens; Waterford acid attack; assault on Irish-African taxi-driver; drinking on Ryanair flight; Quirke murder trial verdict; GAA parents and mobile phones; killer guinea pig; tourists rescued in Kerry; Dead Dad Day (Gerry Ryan’s anniversary); Seamas Ennis; Ruby Walsh. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Podcast April 26 2019

    Apr 26 2019

    The Red Hot Chilli Pipers; a song about Gordon Strachan; the liveliest podcast on RTE; Arena’s crime novels review; €1500 Holy Communion parties; St.Kevin the murderer; John Kelly’s presenting style; Dermot Bannon taken to task on 2FM; Brendan Courtney, John Boyne, Lyra McKee’s funeral and the killings in Sri Lanka. Brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Podcast April 19 2019

    Apr 19 2019

    Paddy Cosgrave; Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris; Tiger Woods and parenting; cycling to school; wedding nightmare video; Marty’s listeners’ gags; Notre Dame; Quasimodo, Superman, Harry Potter and Jesus; Lyra McKee’s death; Mother and Baby Homes Commission report; decades of hiccupping and the real Karate Kid. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • RTE Playback Podcast April 12 2019

    Apr 12 2019

    Tiger Roll as RTE Sports Personality, Romance, John Prine, Lotto tickets in the wash, saving Limerick, a barber with a coffin handle, Billie Eilish, more romance, Dan the male midwife, Skin nerds, Concertina and orchestra, 4-day week, toe-scratching, poor Irish governance and English chips in Donegal. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Podcast - April 6, 2019

    Apr 06 2019

    Lots of laughter - Poitín and pop music - cruel April Fools Jokes - one elderly woman's influence on a teenage boy - dreadful birth experiences - Game of Thrones and scones. All brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Podcast March 30 2019

    Mar 29 2019

    Daddies, foxes and a Brexit bedtime story. As well as climate collapse, housing, soccer and a Memory Man. Just some of what’s in this week’s Playback - brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback March 23, 2019

    Mar 22 2019

    From pigeons to romance; How to say ‘cocktail’ in Irish and two deadly mysteries – one with a body – and one without. The tragedies in Southern Africa and outside a disco in Cookstown. Also, uplifting stories, choice music and Marty’s listeners' jokes. Just some of wazhat’s in this week’s Playback - brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Podcast March 15 2019

    Mar 15 2019

    “Gobshites”, one-legged men, brides with no grooms, a soccer star on a game show, Ireland’s best St. Patrick’s parade (led by a dog) as well as lots of Dad jokes. Of course, the mosque shootings in New Zealand, school students’ climate breakdown protest and the bizarre language of Brexit. All in a Playback week brought to you by Ronan Kelly

  • Playback Trailer

    Mar 14 2019

    Playback Trailer

  • Playback 9th March 2019

    Mar 09 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 2nd March 2019

    Mar 02 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 23rd February 2019

    Feb 23 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 9th February 2019

    Feb 09 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 2nd Feb 2019

    Feb 02 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 26th Jan 2019

    Jan 26 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 19th Jan 2019

    Jan 19 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 12th Jan 2019

    Jan 12 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 5th January 2019

    Jan 05 2019

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Fiona Kelly.

  • Playback 22nd Dec 2018

    Dec 22 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 15th December 2018

    Dec 15 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 8th Dec 2018

    Dec 08 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 1st December 2018

    Dec 01 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 20th Nov 2018

    Nov 24 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 17th Nov 2018

    Nov 17 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 10th November 2018

    Nov 10 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 3rd November 2018

    Nov 03 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 20th October 2018

    Oct 20 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 13th October 2018

    Oct 13 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 6th October 2018

    Oct 06 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 29th September 2018

    Sep 29 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 22nd September 2018

    Sep 22 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 15th Sept 2018

    Sep 15 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 8th Sep 2018

    Sep 08 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson

  • Playback 1st September 2018

    Sep 01 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Fiona Kelly

  • Playback 25th August 2018

    Aug 25 2018

    Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Fiona Kelly

  • Playback 18th August 2018

    Aug 18 2018

    A compilation of the best of the week's radio on RTE Radio 1 presented by Fiona Kelly