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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

Description:

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

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

Hear All About This Celebrity Dating App That's Causing A Stir

5/7/2021
I guess Tinder and Bumble just wouldn't be suitable for Celebs, and at the end of the day, they need to find their one true love as well! Well, there’s a celebrity dating app called Raya. It’s a private, membership based app that was initially a dating app but has ‘added features to promote professional networking for members of the entertainment industry’ (apparently). To join Raya, users must be referred by an existing member, and the application process could take days or even months to...

Duration:00:09:14

Dermot & Dave's Best Of Podcast-07/05

5/7/2021
Dermot & Dave's 'Ah Sure Lookit Wasn't That It' podcast is the perfect thing to keep you company over the weekend, whether you're out and about in the car, getting stuck into jobs at home or if you need to stick some earphones in for an hour to drown out the noise of your kids for some well deserved 'me time' (no judgement here!) Jam-packed full of all the bits you may have missed the Ah Sure Lookit Wasn't That It podcast is your one-stop shop for all things Dermot & Dave. This week, Dave...

Duration:02:22:05

Meet The Irish Teen Making Waves On The Formula 4 Circuit

5/7/2021
''The day I stop believing I can be a Formula One driver, is the day I stop racing. Since the huge success of Netflix’s – Formula One Drive to Survive, we seem to know a lot more about Formula One these days, Dermot certainly does! However not a lot of people know about Formula 4. 15-Year-Old Alex Dunne from Clonbolough in Co. Offaly is starting to impress on the F4 stage and he joined Dermot and Dave to talk all about it. You can listen to the full chat below: [audio...

Duration:00:10:14

Netflix Series To Look At New York's Most Famous Killer

5/7/2021
Across 1976 and 1977, New York City was caught up in the case of Son of Sam. Six people were killed and seven others were killed, seemingly at random across Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. In August 1977, a man called David Berkowitz confessed to being the 'Son of Sam' and he is currently serving six life sentences for his crimes. Now a new Netflix documentary is exploring if there is more to the case than meets the eye. The documentary will explore if Berkowitz acted alone, or if there was...

Duration:00:08:48

Riverdance Star Reveals Some Of His Worst Injuries

5/7/2021
''You think that Ozzy Osbourne and those guys are rock stars? Let me tell ya, Irish Dancers are the real rock stars of this world'' In the hot seat for Ask Me Anything on Dermot and Dave, it's the turn of Professional Irish Dancer, Shane Cummins. Shane reveals some of the best crowds he's danced for and has a funny encounter with a certain Irish superstar. You can listen to the full chat below: [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/05/07112730/AMA-Irish-Dance_0705.mp3"][/audio]

Duration:00:10:20

Meet The Man Behind The Toughest Races In The World

5/7/2021
Imagine running a race that even if you ran 300 miles for three days straight, you could be classed as 'not finishing'. 'Big Dog's Backyard Ultra' is an annual event which takes place in rural Tennessee in the back garden of a man called Lazarus Lake. The premise is simple, every hour you run 4.16667 miles and then you do it again, and again every hour until you're the last person standing. It doesn't matter if you're the quickest runner, the slowest runner or if you crawl, as long as you...

Duration:00:12:57

Investor Funds, The Housing Market And What It Means For You

5/6/2021
The Government does not actually want you to be able to buy or rent an affordable home. They have created an unaffordable housing system that is focused on delivering housing as an investment asset, not a home. Dr Rory Hearne, Assistant Professor at Maynooth University and author of Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve it, has gone viral for his article on TheJournal.ie which details his outlook on various Governments' policies around housing since the Celtic Tiger. The...

Duration:00:27:48