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LOVE LETTER TO WEZZ Memories of Dublin’s ‘notorious’ teen disco. From ‘Slow sets’ to speed kissing. Hair gel, fake tan and “The Drunk Room”. From ‘Lady In Red’ to ‘Maniac’. From 4 hours of screamingly-good freedom to 40 years of love and lasting friendships.In 2015, the weekly disco for 13 and 14-year olds at Old Wesley Rugby Club in […]
NATIONAL CONCERT HALL – IMAGINING HOME RTE Radio 1 presents a series very special programmes, recorded at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, to commemorate 100 years since the Rising.
LIKE FAMILY Ten years ago, smartphones belonged to the future. Now they are in our bedrooms, at the dinner table, sharing the most intimate moments of family life. But what impact are they having on family life? Brenda meets four families to hear their technology stories. Saturday 7pm — About Like Family Like family is about the […]
FRANCIS BRENNAN’S GRAND VIETNAMESE TOUR ***FINAL*** Tour guide Francis’ last stop is to the famous Mekong Delta.  First up a boat cruise, stopping at a traditional brick and coconut factory before taking a sampan journey deep into the mangroves. The final day of the tour begins with an early start to one of the biggest floating markets on the Mekong River, where the group find industrial quantities of pineapples, watermelon and other exotic fruits on offer. As the tour reaches its finale what are Francis’ tourist’s final thoughts?
THE ROLLING WAVE A highly influential fiddle player and teacher in Kerry, Pádraig O’Keeffe, was born in 1887 – one hundred and thirty years ago this year – and spent his life playing and passing on his music to hundreds of pupils. Tonight we hear an insightful documentary programme on O’Keeffe’s life and music, The Last Fiddle Master, […]
THE RAY D’ARCY SHOW Kathryn Thomas is sitting in for Ray all this week.