Anne Hegerty, ‘The Governess’ from The Chase, joins Ray to talk about life in the Jungle, her late Asperger’s diagnosis and her Irish connections.
One of Ireland’s best loved comedians PJ Gallagher joins Ray ahead of his forthcoming TV show The Big DIY Challenge.
Disability rights campaigner Joanne O’Riordan tells Ray about her transition from student life to working as a sports journalist and the launch of her brand new podcast.
Ray meets Stephen Travers, one of the Miami Showband massacre survivors, ahead of the launch of an international Netflix documentary that charts Stephen’s quest for the truth about the attack and his search for reconciliation.
And we have a unique duet from Camille O’Sullivan and Aidan Gillen who perform Roy Orbison’s In Dreams in aid of Focus Ireland and they chat about their upcoming gig , the Sunday Independent’s ‘Rock Against Homelessness’.
Volunteers, from left: Nuala Gillick with Margaret Beere from Dublin selling daffodil to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society’s free, nationwide care services for those with, and affected by, cancer in Ireland.
Taking place at Ballymaloe Grainstore, County Cork on Sunday April 14, Irish indie legends, The Frank & Walters will be joined by MAKO DC and Ian Whitty & The Exchange for a special event to raise funds for Cork Harbour Alliance for Safe Environment (CHASE), a community group that has worked tirelessly and voluntarily since 2001 to oppose the construction of a 240,000 tonne waste incinerator in Ringaskiddy, which would see a radius of contamination of approximately 40 miles.
It’s about Eddie, a guy I met at the Ballinasloe Horse Fair a couple of years ago. I was intrigued by his tough guy look when I first saw him but found a totally different character when I said ‘Hello’. Never judge a book ‘n’ all that…
A video featuring people who have made Ireland their home to showcase a new exhibition at the Little Museum of Ireland reflecting on ‘the relationship between victims of the Great Famine and people from all over the world who seek shelter in Ireland today’.
Leave to Remain:Refugees in Ireland 1847-2017 (until April 29) includes photographs by Serbian artist Vukasin Nedeljkovic, recording his experience of direct provision for three years.