The Irish Goodbye“Often you can feel pressurised in social situations when you don’t want to be there and you want to leave.”

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Our secret is out. Associate Editor of Vice UK, Sirin Kale, discovered the Irish method of leaving a “do” – she has some Irish friends, she told Ryan Tubridy – and decided it was something worth sharing with our nearest neighbours. She wrote what Ryan described as a love letter to what we’re calling the Irish Goodbye. This is the …

Daniel O'Donnell on touring the world‘The beauty of it is you’re meeting people, and even here in Sri Lanka I’ll be singing ‘Home to Donegal’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Wee Daniel joined Ryan Tubridy to talk television and touring, as he and Majella kick off their ‘USA Road Trip’. The programme sees Daniel and Majella tour through mid-west America on their way to his gig in Dakota. Daniel also revealed how his global appeal brings him all over the world, including Australia and Sri Lanka.  He explained how it’s …

Roddy Doyle on Charlie Savage‘He’s a fictional character, who’s partly myself in some ways.’

As heard on The Marian Finucane Show

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One of Ireland’s most successful and versatile writers, Roddy Doyle is back with a new book called Charlie Savage. In it, he explores themes like the ageing process and gender fluidity. Roddy joined the Marian Finucane show to talk about the book, writing, TV and Irish expressions. 📖 WIN 📖Roddy Doyle sat down with @MarianRTE on Saturday to talk about …

The End of Daylight Savings.How would you feel about watching the Six One News at 7pm?

As heard on liveline

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After a recent EU Parliament vote, the abolition of daylight savings here is one step closer. On Liveline, Joe spoke with Eithne Ring about her family never changing their clocks. Share this Post

Aoife's StoryA heroine on the Number 16 bus

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Nurse Aoife McGivney was expecting her usual commute to Mater Hospital on Monday… until the driver of the bus she was on had a heart attack. Aoife stopped the bus and performed CPR on the stricken man until the paramedics arrived, thus saving not one but many lives. She spoke to Ryan about what unfolded. For more from The Ryan …

Stephen Merchant on his career‘The writing was the thing which I fell in love with as a kid.. and to have parlayed a hobby in to a career is a great great privilige’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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He’s brought us shows like The Office, Extras, An Idiot Abroad. He’s been in everything from The Simpsons to The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family and Tooth Fairy! Stephen Merchant joined Ray D’Arcy for a chat. He’s in Dublin for the premiere of his new movie, Fighting With My Family, as part of the Virgin Media – Dublin International Film Festival Standing shoulder to head …

Richard Lynch on loving LimerickFrom the Big Apple to the Treaty City

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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How much do you love your village, town or city?  Enough to publicly declare your love via your own website? On the Ryan Tubridy Show, Maggie Doyle spoke to Richard Lynch about living, leaving and loving Limerick. Richard admits used to have a love/hate relationship with his native city, but that has now become just a “Love,” relationship; so much so that …

Vandalism at Saint Michan's Church‘They have completely destroyed the vault. A nun’s body was also destroyed by vandals’

As heard on liveline

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Saint Michan’s Church in Dublin, which is over 1000 years old, has once again been the target for vandalism and desecration of the spoke to Philip Boucher-Hayes on Liveline to appeal to the public for the safe return of the stolen items. Underneath the church lie five long burial vaults containing the mummified remains of many of Dublin’s most influential 17th, 18th and …