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COUNTRYWIDE A bright start to the weekend as Damien O’Reilly and the CountryWide team feature the events, people and happenings that bring colour and life to communities, towns and villages across the country
DOCUMENTARY ON ONE: Polar Opposites With a referendum on abortion in Ireland in the pipeline, the Documentary on One travels to Iceland to get a snapshot of a country which has a vastly contrasting legal situation to Ireland.Whist Ireland has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe, Iceland has some of the most liberal. Iceland first legislated on […]
SIMPLY FOLK Simply Folk will treat the listener to an hour of music from the ever-changing and vibrant folk scene in Ireland and across the world. Along with lots of great classics from across the decades, expect to be introduced to some new and exciting music, curated by Galway singer and musician Ruth Smith for RTE Radio […]
SECOND CAPTAINS SUNDAY Combining music, chat and revealing profile interviews, Second Captains Sunday will bring the lively, light-hearted and humorous tone synonymous with Second Captains to a weekend audience far beyond traditional sports fans. Presenter :   Eoin McDevitt, Ciaran Murphy, Ken Early Producer :   Mark Horgan
THE ROLLING WAVE Tonight we meet Damien McGeehan of Donegal to hear all about his recent recording on a most unusual instrument found in former times in his native county – the history, sound and music of “The Tin Fiddle” Presenter & Producer :   Peter Browne
TODAY WITH SEAN O’ROURKE The mid-morning current affairs magazine with the stories of the day, sharp analysis, sports coverage, in-depth features and consumer interest.
PANTISOCRACY Host Panti Bliss, the uncrowned Queen of Ireland, invites us into her parlour for a new season of Pantisocracy – a ‘cabaret of conversations’. In this episode ex Pogues bassist Cait O Riordan reunites with Fiachna O Braonain of the Hothouse Flowers for a once off performance while slam poet and writer Stephen James Smith shares […]
Dave Fanning’s Story of Irish Rock Dave continues telling his version of the story of Irish rock music and this week he’s delving around the 1990s, from Ash from Downpatrick to the Cranberries from Limerick, it was the era when everyone made the trip to Tipp, it was when Slane got really big and there are also archive interviews with Sinead […]
THE READING LIST WITH JOHN KELLY A new series about books and authors that you may have heard about, but never got around to reading. With a mix of Irish and international contributors, each episode will celebrate a single book.‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ by Truman Capote.Belinda McKeon and Thomas Fahy discuss Capote’s 1958 novella, set in New York in 1943, the story […]