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Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor has all you need for the weekend with time to pause and reflect on the week just gone. Featuring a selection of human interest, consumer and lifestyle stories, as well as keeping you up to date on the news stories that matter. Listen live Saturday and Sunday at 11am - 1pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Chris McGale

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  • 360 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 18:09

Damien O'Reilly spoke with Chris McGale about his book ‘The Million Dollar Irishman’.

David Duchovny

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  • 360 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 23:53

Actor and best-selling author David Duchovny spoke to Brendan about his latest novel 'Truly Like Lightning', Xfiles and filming in London.

Irish Rugby

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  • 370 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 10:50

Brent Pope spoke about the terrific performance yesterday from the Irish rugby team and CJ Stander's retirement.

Mark Cagney

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  • 340 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 34:16

Broadcaster Mark Cagney spoke about recovering from his recent illness, how he has coped with grief and his role as a father.

Edith Bowman

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  • 250 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 11:57

Edith Bowman talked about her podcast 'Soundtracking' on music and films, music festivals and more.

Covid Wedding

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  • 320 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 20:10

Fionnuala McLoughlin and Ciara Boyle chat about their individual weddings in the past year. Both of them feature in a new RTÉ TV programme ‘My Little Big Day’ on Monday night 15th March.

Ireland's first female Neurosurgeon

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  • 320 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 18:21

Ireland's first female Neurosurgeon Catherine Moran talked about working in the field of brain surgery.

Covid 19 Update

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  • 270 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 08:27

Luke O'Neill gave an update on Covid19 and the vaccine roll out.

Grainne Gallinagh

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  • 280 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 09:14

Former Miss Universe Ireland Grainne Gallinagh had a chat with Brendan about taking part in Dancing with the Stars last year and working as a nurse on the frontline.

Natasha Murtagh

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  • 390 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 16:54

Natasha Murtagh spoke of her experience travelling alone, the blog post she wrote and the reaction online.

Tony Bates

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  • 550 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 23:14

Clinical Psychologist Tony Bates spoke about the importance and benefits of 'opening up' for our mental health. The two books mentioned were Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and As You Were by Elaine Feeney.

Oprah, Harry & Meghan

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  • 340 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 08:50

Valentine Low, Journalist at The Times talks about what we can expect from the Oprah interview with Harry and Meghan.

Sinéad McSweeney

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  • 580 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 32:01

Sinéad McSweeney, Managing Director of Twitter Ireland & Vice President of Public Policy in Europe, Middle East and Africa spooke with Brendan this morning about twitter culture.

Meghan & Harry

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  • 270 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 16:54

Former Tory MP Edwina Currie talks about the Oprah interview with Meghan and Harry.

Arun Kapil's Spicy Recipes

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  • 320 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 10:40

Spice expert, founder of Green Saffron and author of “Fresh Spice”Arun Kapil shares his easy tips for cooking with spices. Click on the recipe tab at the top of the page for Arun's recipes.

Travel

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  • 230 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 15:11

Travel Editor Pol O'Conghaile talked about vaccine passports, reimagining tourism and planning summer holidays.

Eating with the Enemy

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  • 390 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 09:18

Brendan spoke to Fr Joe McDonald and Bonnie Anne Clyde, Drag Queen , to discuss how Bonnie and Fr Joe were paired together as part of a new reality TV show called Eating with the Enemy.

Fr Joe Mc Donald

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  • 530 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 16:45

Brendan spoke to Fr Joe Mc Donald on a post pandemic church.

Golden Globes

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  • 280 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 08:48

Donald Clarke, Film Correspondent, Irish Times previewed the Golden Globes which takes place tonight.

Dr Colm O'Connor-Relationship strain in lock-down

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  • 300 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 15:54

Brendan spoke to Dr Colm O'Connor on how this whole weird way of living is causing strain on the strongest relationships.