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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. RTÉ Radio 1 Saturday 8am
Documentary on One: An Unholy Trinity A priest and his housekeeper abandon a baby girl on the doorstep of a house near the Black Church in Dublin’s north inner city in February of 1923. Three local women notice the couple acting suspiciously. The women follow and manage to apprehend the couple. They are handed over to the police, charged and sent forward for trial. One month later, a young […]
LIKE FAMILY This week, Brenda travels to Kildare, Roscommon and Donegal to meet older people. Brenda speaks to grandparents and grandchildren, she meets volunteers, she hears about the challenge of loneliness in older age, and she visits a nursing homes. RTÉ Radio 1 Saturday 7pm.
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. RTÉ Radio 1 Sunday 10am
Sunday Sport Coverage of all the day’s sport presented by Darren Frehill and John Murray. Darren and John bring you live commentary on the first of the All Ireland football semi-finals. RTÉ Radio 1 Sunday 2pm
The Rolling Wave We revisit some old Raidió Éireann recordings from 1947 with new information about the players and singers who took part 70 years ago. Also, three anti-war songs from Frank Harte, accordion music from Finbarr Dwyer and tracks from a new CD “From Camden to Tulla”. RTÉ Radio 1 Sunday 9pm
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. Presented by Cormac Ó’hEadhra. RTÉ Radio 1 10am
Manchán’s A to Z of Ireland – an alphabetical journey through Ireland’s natural heritage Over the course of five one-hour documentaries, Manchán Magan and producer Colette Kinsella head off on an unusual road trip around Ireland, meandering through the A to Z of the country’s most offbeat, intriguing, and even revelatory natural wonders. The series marks 2017 Heritage Week. In episode 1 we travel back in time to the […]
Late Date with Cathal Murray The perfect musical end to the day with Cathal Murray featuring the Book on One at 11.20; The Small Window by Janet McNeill read by Eleanor Methven. RTÉ Radio 1 11pm