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Your working day is always better with a bit of craic in it, and Dermot and Dave are your guaranteed beam of daily light relief. They're always up for a laugh, mad for mad stories, and only too happy to slag themselves off as well - no sacred cows here. Guaranteed to leave you smiling all afternoon.

Your working day is always better with a bit of craic in it, and Dermot and Dave are your guaranteed beam of daily light relief. They're always up for a laugh, mad for mad stories, and only too happy to slag themselves off as well - no sacred cows here. Guaranteed to leave you smiling all afternoon.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

Communicorp

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Your working day is always better with a bit of craic in it, and Dermot and Dave are your guaranteed beam of daily light relief. They're always up for a laugh, mad for mad stories, and only too happy to slag themselves off as well - no sacred cows here. Guaranteed to leave you smiling all afternoon.

Twitter:

@Dave98FM

Language:

English

Contact:

Level 3 South Block The Malt House Grand Canal Quay Dublin 2 1850 715 981


Episodes

Popular Irish Goldsmith On The Art Of The Perfect Wedding Ring

5/14/2021
''One couple wanted each others fingerprints on the wedding rings'' In the hot seat this week for Ask Me Anything on Dermot and Dave, it's the turn of Irish Goldsmith, Miriam Wade. Miriam was asked about some of the strangest requests she has gotten from customers and if anyone was not happy with their wedding rings! You can listen to the full chat below: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/05/14105322/AMA_Goldsmith_1405.mp3"][/audio]

Duration:00:11:15

How Elon Musk Is Bringing High-Speed Broadband To West Cork

5/14/2021
When the people of Knockawaddra, West Cork started working from home last year, the lack of decent internet coverage became a massive issue for them. Living in between hills and trees has left residents in an internet 'dead zone' and some have taken to going up a hill to a stone circle in an attempt to connect. Frustrated and losing out on valuable business, Emma Fitzpatrick and Lesley Cox who live and work in Knockawaddra, decided to aim for space. Space X to be exact. The pair had written...

Duration:00:09:45

Meditation Hasn't Always Worked Out For Deirdre O'Kane

5/13/2021
The key to meditation is all about finding peace within yourself but sometimes, it doesn't work out that way. And it certainly wasn't a peaceful experience for our own Deirdre O'Kane on the first try! Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Deirdre shared her own 'traumatic' experience of meditation and explained how the Fleabag/Normal People crossover came together. Deirdre also revealed that she's launching her own podcast in the coming weeks where she'll be having the chats with some of her best...

Duration:00:09:04

Eid Mubarak! Irish Muslims Celebrate The End Of Ramadan

5/13/2021
A few weeks back, we spoke to listener Fahad Awan who was embarking on the month long celebration of Ramadan. After a month of fasting and prayer, Irish Muslims are now celebrating Eid al-Fitr. Marking the end of Ramadan, Muslims around the country are gathering to eat sweets, exchange gifts and share in their prayer. Fahad joined Dermot and Dave to explain what's involved over the coming days and how he'll be celebrating. You can catch the chats by clicking play below: [audio...

Duration:00:09:00

Noni's Breaking Out The Big Guns For Her First Haircut

5/13/2021
Aren't we all looking only gorgeous? Hairdressers and barbers have once again opened their doors after nearly five months and are getting through the backlog of those who are in dire need of cuts and trims, colours and treatments. But for Limerick's most famous chawwwwwwklit seller, reinforcements are needed. Badly. Thankfully, Diarmuid Gavin was able to step and help our Noni. You can catch all the craic by clicking play below: [audio...

Duration:00:05:01

Some Of These Thoughts Will Leave You Both Confused And Amazed

5/13/2021
A lot of these statements had us scratching our heads.. like this one - 'Your car keys, have travelled further than your car' For Dave's World, on Dermot and Dave, Dave brought us some of the weirdest shower thoughts, like is the 's' or 'c' silent in scent? Yes, it is all useless information but it's Dave' World, what did you expect? To get your mind thinking click play below: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/05/13114601/DavesWorld_1305.mp3"][/audio]

Duration:00:04:07

Adam King Is Looking Forward To A Summer Filled With Adventure

5/13/2021
Anyone who watched the Late Late Toy Show last Christmas will remember one very special boy, Adam King. 6 years old Adam is from Killeagh in County Cork and he captured the hearts of the nation that night in December and since then has been working hard trying to raise vital funds for Temple St Hospital with both his Hug for You cards and now this new campaign - the Children’s Health Foundation’s Great Irish Bake! Adam King and his dad David joined Dermot and Dave to fill us all in on how...

Duration:00:08:49

Could We Actually See Robots Taking Over Our Jobs?

5/12/2021
When you think about it, we are becoming more and more reliant on robots every day. Aren't we? We often hear that robots will eventually take over and there’ll be no jobs left for any us.. but could this actually happen? Here in Ireland a robot has been put to work on the corridors of the University Hospital in Galway. Tech Expert Jasper Hamill joined Dermot and Dave to talk about what role in society these bots might in the future and how one robot run hotel in Japan failed. You can listen...

Duration:00:13:24

How A.I Is Being Used To Make 'New' Music From Beloved Acts

5/12/2021
Artists like Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison have more than just their talent in common. Sadly, they all passed away at the age of just 27. 'The 27 Club' is known as a group of musicians who lost their lives way too young leaving their legacy unfulfilled. Now, a new organisation is hoping to give a voice to those we lost, and to imagine what the artists could have done. In Dave's World, Dave explained the incredible artificial intelligence system that...

Duration:00:05:48

Say Stuff That Suits The Music

5/12/2021
It’s Wednesday. You know what Wednesday means? It means it’s time to Say Stuff That Suits The Music! Dave plays the tracks and Dermot says whatever comes into his head. This week we hear Samsung's advert for their new flip phone and Liam Neeson takes a trip to Penneys!! You can listen to the full sketch below: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/05/12095049/SSTSTM_1205.mp3"][/audio]

Duration:00:03:56

Irishman Reveals What Rowing Across The Atlantic Is Really Like

5/12/2021
Johnny Ward is a busy man. He's travelled to every country in the world, he's been to the North Pole, he's done ultramarathons and he's hoping to do seven major summits. But when something like Covid means you can't really travel, what do you do with your time? Row across the Atlantic with three lads you've never met before of course! View this post on Instagram A post shared by JOHNNY WARD (@onestep4ward) The Irishman is just back from an incredible trip which saw him row 3200 miles from...

Duration:00:14:29

Tadhg Furlong Reveals His Dad's Reaction To His Lions Call-Up

5/11/2021
''I'm on the farm picking stones Tadhg'' The British and Irish Lions Tour only comes around once every 4 years and it’s a huge honour for any professional rugby player to be named on the 37-man squad. This year there are 8 Irish players involved and one of those is Leinster tighthead and big Wexford man Tadhg Furlong. Tadhg joined Dermot and Dave to talk about the Lions tour and how he heard the news that he was going on the tour. You can listen to the full chat below: [audio...

Duration:00:11:19

Public Warned Over Sale Of Stolen Ducklings

5/11/2021
There's a horrific new 'trend' on Irish streets which involves people stealing ducklings from their mother and selling them to children on the street for as little as €5. The DSPCA have taken in 25 ducklings in just 24 hours which has led them to issuing a plea to people to not purchase them. Speaking on Dermot and Dave, Gillian Bird from the DSPCA explained how they believe some of the ducklings are being taken from the water and sold to teenagers. She also explained the dangers of adopting...

Duration:00:07:59

Comedian Bernard O'Shea Has Decided To Rebrand Ireland

5/11/2021
''Louth, it's Croatia off the M1'' Move over Tourism Ireland.. Bernard O'Shea has some big ideas! Comedian Bernard O'Shea joined Dermot and Dave to share some of the ideas he has, to try promote tourism in some of the least visited counties in Ireland including Westmeath and lovely Longford. You can listen to the full chat here: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/05/11121846/BernardOShea_RebrandingIreland.mp3"][/audio]

Duration:00:06:09

Dave's World Bad Jokes

5/11/2021
Which Manchester United legend is best at pottery? Dave was in FLYING form for bad jokes this morning! Catch all the craic by clicking play below: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/05/11114011/BadJokes_1105.mp3"][/audio]

Duration:00:04:22

The Offspring Reveal Their Incredible Backstories

5/11/2021
After 37 years, 40 million albums and with 12 million monthly streams on Spotify, it's safe to say that The Offspring have had a very successful career within the music industry. But just in case things didn't work out, lead singer Dexter and lead guitarist Noodles had some pretty solid back-up plans. Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Dexter explained how his Ph.D. in molecular biology has helped him understand the pandemic on a different level. Lead guitarist Noodles also revealed how he didn't...

Duration:00:11:44

The Difficulties Of Emigrating During A Gobal Pandemic

5/10/2021
It’s stressful moving home at the best of times but imagine moving to a new country that you have never even been to before.. during a global pandemic... Well Kiera Webb from Shannon in County Clare is doing just that. Kiera joined Dermot and Dave to talk all about the move and how she's feeling about the big lifestyle change. You can listen to the full chat below: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/05/10124713/Emigration_1005.mp3"][/audio]

Duration:00:09:44

This Documentary Will Be An Important Watch

5/10/2021
Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinno goes on a very personal journey in this new BBC documentary, Leigh-Anne: Race, Pop and Power. The documentary will look at Leigh-Anne's time in Little Mix and her own experience as a mixed race woman in the music industry! For Maria's Telly, Producer Maria Devereux told Dermot and Dave what's on the box this week including the Brit Awards! You can listen to the full chat below: [audio...

Duration:00:10:00

Why Your Child Prefers One Parent Over The Other

5/10/2021
Does your child prefer when one parent makes the dinner or organises bed time? Aoife Lee from Parent Support recently asked her Instagram followers if any of their children preferred one adult over the other when it came to doing things for them. An astounding 89% said yes. For many families this leaves one parent feeling exhausted and guilty for being the preferred parent, and the other feeling left out and rejected. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Aoife Lee Parent Support...

Duration:00:13:08

Could Coldplay's Next Gig Be In Offaly?

5/10/2021
They have over 100 million albums sold, over 30 BILLION streams. They're seven time Grammy Award winners, nine time Brit Award winners and their 'Head Full of Dreams' tour sold over six million tickets internationally. But if our Maria has her way, Coldplay's first gig back after the pandemic will be at her wedding. Dermot and Dave's producer is possibly the biggest fan of Coldplay in Ireland and had the chance to ask Chris and Johnny the big question when they sat down with TodayFM for...

Duration:00:16:09