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Miriam O Callaghan presents a live stimulating mix of lifestyle, music, human interest and great interviews, the perfect soundtrack to your Sunday morning.
 
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Dublin footballer Philly McMahon joined Miriam in studio to chat about his new documentary about addiction, The Hardest Hit.
 
Singer and actress Maria Doyle-Kennedy chatted to Miriam about her life and her new album.
 
Books, My Ma, and Me by Frankie Gaffney; King Coil Heaven by Eileen Casey; Nan by Rosaleen McDonagh, read by Kathleen Lawrence; Once Upon A Time In Pretoria by Chris McHallem, and My Son Reads! by Conall Hamill
 
Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson
 
Fergal catches up with Gregor McGuckin, who has just arrived back in Ireland after being forced to abandon the Golden Globe Race after 3 months alone at sea.
 
The year is 2005, the town is Eureka. One man is American, the other Irish. Both have suffered /are suffering loss in their lives. As the music fades and the conversation ends the loneliness remains.
 
Senator Lynn Ruane and her mother Bernie joined Miriam in studio to talk through the ups and downs of Lynn's life and to chat about her new book.
 
Miriam chatted to Pat Wallace about his archaeological career and his new documentary on TG4.
 
Jacques Brel and the Girl from the Hostel by Conall Hamill; Treading the Boards by Mary O’Donnell; Budget Days, a poem by Síghle Meehan; Colman on Lindesfarne by John F Deane; Meeting Paul McCartney by Angela Keogh; and Beckett on a Boreen, a poem by Vincent Woods
 
Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson
 
Tonight, fly fishing with Dennis Moss and shore-based theory courses with Eddie English.
 
Fergal Keane meets Dennis Moss, author of "Trout from a Boat" and "Irish Rise", on the shores of Lough Corrib to talk fly fishing and more.
 
Eddie English of Sail Cork tells Fergal all about their shore-based theory courses.
 
In 2005 Ailbhe Griffith was walking home when she was attacked and viciously sexually assaulted, she survived and the man was caught and convicted but it wasn’t until she met the man that she was finally able to move on. This encounter has now been made into a film "The Meeting". Ailbhe and the film's director Alan Gilsenan join Miriam in studio…
 
Brendan Grace is our most well known and best loved comedian and his career has spanned the last four decades of Irish life... a new RTE documentary on his life airs tomorrow night at 9.35 on RTE One. He and his wife Eileen are in studio with Miriam
 
In studio with Miriam today are comedian Brendan Grace and his beloved wife Eileen; and Ailbhe Griffith and director Alan Gilsenan talk to Miriam about their film "The Meeting" which describes her encounter with the man who seriously sexually assaulted her in 2005.
 
Live from the Playhouse in Derry - "Notes for the 5th of October" by Anne Devlin; Don’t Speak To The Brits, Just Pretend They Don’t Exist, a poem by Colette Bryce; Batons and Blackthorn Sticks by Andy Hinds; Phenomenal Grace by Susan McKay and Freedom Will Ring by Eamonn McCann
 
Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson
 
Tonight, commemorations on Bere Island and in Dublin - Mark Costigan and Fergal Keane report.
 
Mark Costigan reports from Bere Island where a commemoration ceremony took place recently marking the 80th anniversary of the departure of the British military from the island in 1938.
 
Fergal Keane visits the National Maritime Museum, where some of the commemorations of the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster are taking place.
 
Delorentos are a Dublin-based Irish alternative rock band formed in 2005. They consist of Rónan Yourell, Kieran McGuinness, Níal Conlan and Ross McCormick
 
During the last hours of Lizzie's life a haunted past seeps into her consciousness. In this intimate, often heart-wrenching recounting, Lizzie remembers a past she fought hard to forget. From a nameless beginning to her imminent end will she finally find a voice to tell her story?
 
Robbing Orchards by John MacKenna; Gatsby, What Gatsby? by Grace Wells; Kilkenny, a poem by Fred Johnston; From Here to Clare by Niall O’Reilly; The Magical Properties of Semolina And Stewed Apples by AM Cousins; and Eamon Hayes’s Famous Underpants, by Tom McGurk.
 
This week news broke that gardai were on Valentia Island due to the ongoing review of the 35 year old Kerry Babies case. Writer and journalist Martina Devlin, journalist Anne Lucey and academic Tom inglis join Miriam in studio to look back at the tragedy
 
Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson
 
Tonight on Seascapes, Fergal goes out on the Autumn Dream, he speaks to Senator Gerard Craughwell and gets an update on the Golden Globe Race.
 
Fergal goes out on the Autumn Dream with Eamonn Hayes.
 
Senator Gerard Craughwell on the persistent allegations of a crisis in personnel in the naval service.
 
Barry Pickthall, global media co-ordinator of the Golden Globe Race 2018 updates Fergal on Gregor McGuckin and the rest of the race.
 
This research into the lives of those in Hospice care inspired the play, Shouting out Silence, written by Louise Lewis and devised in collaboration with Gorretti Slavin The programme features Breda Casserly Pastoral Care Chaplain, Therese O'Reilly and Nicola Purcell Clinical Nurse Manager.
 
A special Sunday Miscellany outside broadcast from RTÉ Culture Night at the National Museum, Collins Barracks The Last Great Venetian Painter by Eileen Battersby; Up on the Roof by Niall McArdle; Loving Books by Sharon Hogan; and True North, by Deirdre Mulrooney.
 
Trevor Sargent was ordained a priest and is now a deacon in the Church of Ireland, with a parish stretching from Waterford City, Tramore, Dunmore East and Annestown... his journey from teacher, to TD, to government and now to ministry is proving that life, and vocations, can be multi-faceted.
 
Cherish The Ladies have been called an American super group which plays Irish music and they’ve just arrived in Ireland and are about to embark on a nationwide tour.
 
We explore the life of St Therese of Lisieux with writers and broadcasters Una O’Hagan and Colm Keane. Their book is called "The Little Flower of St. Therese of Lisieux. The Irish Connection".
 
written and directed by John Boorman and starring Brendan Gleeson and Stephen Rae
 
Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson
 
Tonight, Fergal goes to Rosslare Small Boats Festival and speaks to those organising the festival and taking part.
 
September Migration by Grace Wells; Feared By The Bad, Loved By The Good by Karl O’Neill; Listen Now Again by Cyril Kelly; The Graceful Simplicity of Poor Kitty Pakenham by Emer O’Kelly; and The Mystery by John F Deane
 
Miriam hears songs and stories from the careers of two Irish legends: Charlie McGettigan & Paul Harrington.
 
Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson
 
Peter Moore spoke to Fergal Keane about his book, "Endeavour - The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World".
 
Tonight on Seascapes, ghost fishing in Galway and Peter Moore's book, "Endeavour".
 
The Ghost Fishing Foundation brought their global campaign to Galway, where they carried out ‘Operation Stone And Pots’ for three days last week - Noel Sweeney reports.
 
Na Scéirdí: A Great City Far Off by Conall Hamill; Maud Gonne Mad and Mrs Desperate by Lourdes Mackey; Uniform Days, a poem by Denise Blake; The House of Galileo Galilei by Justin MacCarthy; and Breaching the Barricades by Olive Travers
 
Brave Giant are an Indie/Folk Quartet from Co. Longford. They perform two tracks live in Studio 10: 'Somebody's Someone' and 'The Time I Met The Devil'.
 
Miriam meets the new Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.
 
Highlights from the past week's RTE Radio programmes with Marian Richardson
 
Tonight, we hear about The Winny, one of oldest sailing boats on these islands; the diet of pike; how Gregor McGuckin is getting on at the Golden Globe Race; and about the Higher Diploma in Aquabusiness.
 
Grainne McPolin meets Garry Villiers-Stuart on board The Winny, one of oldest sailing boats on these islands.
 
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