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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.

Joe Wicks, The Body Coach

Brendan O'Connor

  • 540 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 13:30

Brendan spoke to Joe Wicks on keeping fitness and motivation going during the pandemic. He also spoke about his new book '30 Day Kick Start Plan: 100 Delicious Recipes with Energy Boosting Workouts'.

Maria Bailey, Former Fine Gael TD

Brendan O'Connor

  • 370 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 22:19

Brendan spoke to Maria Bailey, Former Fine Gael TD talks about the aftermath of the 'Swing Gate' controversy.

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

Brendan O'Connor

  • 470 views
  • over 1 year 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.

Poetry with Rita Ann Higgins

Brendan O'Connor

  • 890 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 03:22

Rita

Architecture within 5k

Brendan O'Connor

  • 300 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 08:14

Emma Gilleece is an architectural historian and talked about appreciating architecture within your 5k limit!

Bernard O’Shea and Dermot Whelan

Brendan O'Connor

  • 430 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 23:20

Broadcasters and comedians Bernard O’Shea and Dermot Whelan spoke with Damien about mindfullness and mass.

Richard Kearney

Brendan O'Connor

  • 410 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 22:38

Irish philosopher Richard Kearney, currently teaching in Boston, spoke to Brendan about his new and timely book 'Touch: Recovering our most Vital Sense'.

Cel Spellman

Brendan O'Connor

  • 390 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 08:29

Cel Spellman star of Netflix’s White Lines and BBC Radio 1 DJ chats about his new podcast on climate and the environment 'Call of the Wild'.

National Day of Mourning

Brendan O'Connor

  • 310 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 06:52

Brendan spoke to Maureen Gaffney, Clinical Psychologist who believes we need a national day of mourning to mark those we have lost during the Pandemic

Tony Bates - Solitude

Brendan O'Connor

  • 600 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 23:30

Tony Bates spoke about solitude and reviewed two books on the programme today. For notes you can click here

Kingston Mills

Brendan O'Connor

  • 320 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 10:45

Kingston Mills, Professor of Experimental Immunology, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin gave an update on Covid 19 and the new strain.

Newspaper Panel

Brendan O'Connor

  • 290 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 55:00

Head of Dept. of International Health and Tropical Medicine, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sam McConkey, Journalist, Lise Hand and Irish Times Journalist Conor Pope. Chief Political Commentator, The Independent, John Rentoul has the latest on Brexit and CEO of ISWFPO, Patrick Murphy reacts to Brexit deal.

Enda Wyley and Christy Dignam grieving with COVID19

Brendan O'Connor

  • 310 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 21:58

Christmas is a time of joy, but for some, this year sadly won't be. Many families who didn't expect to be grieving will and many didn't get a chance to say a proper goodbye, or have the funeral they would have liked. Brendan is joined by Poet Enda Wyley and Aslan's lead singer Christy Dignam to discuss coping with loss.

Donal Moriarty, CEO. Aerlingus

Brendan O'Connor

  • 330 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 33:00

Brendan is joined by Donal Moriarty, In-term CEO at Aerlingus to discuss the possibility of flying in 2021 and testing at airports.

Rory O'Connell's Christmas delights

Brendan O'Connor

  • 550 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 09:55

Brendan is joined by Rory O'Connell to disucss rustling up a few delights in the kitchen this Christmas. Check out his recipes on our site on RTE. ie.

Resilience- Dr Tony Bates

Brendan O'Connor

  • 630 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 26:42

Brendan spoke to Dr Tony Bates the buzzword that we have become accustomed to hearing 'resilience.'

Tom Inglis

Brendan O'Connor

  • 310 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 21:12

Author and sociologist Tom Inglis chats with Brendan about our collective consciousness.

Billy Connolly Retiring

Brendan O'Connor

  • 320 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 12:17

Journalist Patrick Freyne & Phil Coulter look back on Billy Connolly's career following the announcement that he is to make his final comedy appearance next month before retiring.

Hector Ó hEochagáin

Brendan O'Connor

  • 470 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 24:18

Presenter Hector Ó hEochagáin talks about his travel programme 'Hector Africa' on TG4.

Dickie Rock

Brendan O'Connor

  • 390 views
  • almost 2 years ago
  • 06:44

Dickie Rock celebrates his birthday today and talks of his wife's recovery and Covid.