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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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  • 710 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 18:09

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

Irish Rugby

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  • 620 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 10:50

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

David Duchovny

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  • 640 views
  • over 1 year 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.

Mark Cagney

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  • 640 views
  • over 1 year 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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  • 510 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 11:57

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

Covid Wedding

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  • 560 views
  • over 1 year 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.

Covid 19 Update

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  • 510 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 08:27

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

Natasha Murtagh

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  • 670 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 16:54

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

Grainne Gallinagh

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  • 520 views
  • over 1 year 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.

Ireland's first female Neurosurgeon

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  • 570 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 18:21

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

Tony Bates

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  • 900 views
  • over 1 year 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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  • 780 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 08:50

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

Travel

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  • 450 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 15:11

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

Sinéad McSweeney

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  • 870 views
  • over 1 year 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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  • 520 views
  • over 1 year 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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  • 760 views
  • over 1 year 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.

Fr Joe Mc Donald

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  • 860 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 16:45

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

Golden Globes

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  • 520 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 08:48

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

Eating with the Enemy

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  • 660 views
  • almost 2 years 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.

Poetry with Rita Ann Higgins

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  • 980 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 03:22

Rita