Techie Gifts for Christmas12/14/14
If you’re stuck for a great Christmas gift that you can give to anybody, female, then you might need to take a closer look at the world of Technology. Technology Writer for The Irish Times Ciara O Brien gives us a rundown of some of the fun and useful...
A Very Budget Christmas
If the adverts on telly are to be believed, the secret to a perfect Christmas is spend spend spend but you CAN have a special festive season without breaking the bank… Hotelier Francis Brennan explains how.
Film Critic Paul Whitington talksa bout what is new out at the cinema and on DVd this week. If you're heading out to the cinema you can enjoy 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', 'Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Never Beast' and on DVD 'The...
Some people have never lost interest in their favourite toys and they turn into collectors and get a different satisfaction from owning them. Two such people are Marc O'Neill in Waterford who collects Action Man figures and Glenda Taylor in Sligo who...
Best of 2014
As we approach the final couple of weeks of 2014, we thought it was about time we cast our eyes back over the last 12 months and take a look at some of the best music, film, television and books of the year. Simon Maher and Edel Coffee share what they...
Chris Hadfield is without a doubt, the most famous astronaut in the world right now. During his time commanding the International Space Station, he became known to us all for his regular updates on Twitter and other social media which chronicled life...
12 Pubs of Christmas
Eric Lalor gives tips on how to survive '12 Pubs of Christmas' with your wallet safe, your head still on your shoulders and your dignity intact.
Music Books 2014
Buying a music book for a loved-one for Christmas, well help is at hand! From One Three One to American Interior, Tony Clayton-Lea joins Dave to chat about the top music books of 2014.
Happy Birthday, Playstation!
The Playstation has sold in excess of 352 million consoles - an incredible figure - over the last 20 years. Ciara O'Brien, Technology writer with The Irish Times join Dave to talk Tekken, Assasins Creed and more.
Pretty Honest by Sali Hughes
Beauty writing has become increasingly popular, and one of the most respected writers in the business is Sali Hughes. She's written for Elle, Grazia, Mare Claire and Cosmopolitan, and she's currently the Beauty Editor of The Guardian, and contributing...
Movies and DVDs
Film Critic Gavin Burke chats about 'Black Sea', 'Men Women and Children' and 'Penguins of Madagascar which are all new out at the cinema this week. He also mentions 'The Inbetweeners 2' and 'Hercules' which are out on DVD this week.
Damien O' Meara was set a task to pick out the best sports books of 2014. He throws forward some suggestions of sports books for the sports-fanatic in your life.
Journalist Tanya Sweeney is a self-confessed swearer and doesn't think there's anything wrong with a bit of cursing. UCD Professor Terence Dolan has a very different view on it. Both joined us in studio today to share their opinions.
You've all heard of the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. It's has a couple of spin-off series like CSI Miami and CSI New York. Well, coming up in the New Year is another spin-off...CSI Cyber. It's main character Avery Ryan, played by Patricia...
From Notorious BIG to Sid and Nancy, Simon Maher is here to discuss the Music Biopics we love.
There are huge achievements happening in women's sport in this country all the time, but why doesn't it get the coverage, support or investment it could?
Get AirHelp App
Have you been on a delayed or cancelled flight within the last three years? Well, then you could be entitled to up to €600 back from the airline. There's an app called Get AirHelp which can help you do that, and Nicolas Michaelsen is its co-creator....
You're Grand (so you are!)
Aren't Irish women grand? No matter what is thrown at an Irish woman, she'll often tell you 'ah sure, it's grand' - that's according to comedian Tara Flynn. She's written a book called 'You're Grand - The Irishwoman's Secret Guide to Life'.
Movies and DVDs
Paul Whitington, movie critic, is here to tell us about 'Paddington', 'Horrible Bosses 2' and 'I Am Ali' which are all new in the cinema this week and 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' which is on DVD this weekend.
Competing in the current pop landscape can be difficult for the divas of yesteryear... Aretha, Midler, Streisand... but what is it that makes someone a diva?... And how, if at all, has the role changed? Conor Behan sheds some light on the world of...
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