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Dermot & Dave

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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

Working From Home? Here's How To Get Your Tax Back

10/19/2021
While working from home is no longer anything new to us, we're not used to claiming back the tax that we're owed. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/19134023/TaxNerd_1910.mp3"][/audio] Recent reports have suggested that only one in 10 people are claiming back the tax they can from their broadband and electricity bills, which is money that they're entitled to! Thankfully, help is at hand in the form of The Tax Nerd. Mairead O'Driscoll aka The Tax Nerd joined Dermot and...

Duration:00:16:07

How Formula One Is Encouraging More Students Into STEM Subjects

10/19/2021
Formula One is massively popular all around the world, with fans on every continent attending live events and watching on the telly. But now, in Ireland, it's being used to encourage students to get into STEM subjects. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/19133449/LucyDaly_F1Schools_1910.mp3"][/audio] F1 in schools sees students in junior and senior cycle of secondary school take part in a national competition where they have to construct, finance and race F1 cars. It is...

Duration:00:08:18

Dave's World Bad Jokes

10/19/2021
''I feel like removing my spine.. it's really just holding me back'' [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/19120707/BadJokes_1910.mp3"][/audio] And just like that, another Tuesday rolls around which means another Dave's World Bad Jokes Tuesday rolls around. Brace yourself, they are pretty bad! You can listen to them in all their glory by clicking Play above.

Duration:00:05:39

''Quiet Down The Front'': What Are Your Cinema Pet Peeves?

10/19/2021
Do you hate when people eat their popcorn really loudly? Or when the people behind you are having a full blown chat in the middle of the movie you've been dying to see? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/19115531/Bernard_Cinemas_1910.mp3"][/audio] Comedian, Bernard O'Shea joined Dermot and Dave to share some of his thoughts on the Irish cinema experience and it sounds like he doesn't enjoy it that much. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button.

Duration:00:08:19

A Very Popular TV Show Is Back With A Brand New Series

10/18/2021
Have you seen 'Succession'? If you haven't, maybe you should before everyone in work starts going on about it! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/18124218/EimearsTelly_1810.mp3"][/audio] Eimear is in for Maria's Telly and she joined Dermot and Dave to fill us in on what's on the box this week including a new season of Living With Lucy on Virgin Media One and it kicks off with a very colorful retired English footballer. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play...

Duration:00:09:16

Would You Want A Robot Patrolling Your Town?

10/18/2021
Would you mind if a robot was just constantly patrolling your local park or town? It might actually stop any anti-social behavior that could be happening! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/18123549/RobocopJasper_1810.mp3"][/audio] Jasper Hamill, Tech Journalist joined Dermot and Dave to chat about the 'K5 Robocop' which is patrolling the streets of one particular suburb in Los Angeles and coming back with positive results. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the...

Duration:00:09:36

Help! My Child Is Being Influenced By Someone Older

10/18/2021
It's a problem as old as time. Your child has a friend with an older sibling who knows more than they should, and this becomes an issue for your family when you're faced with 'the others are doing it'. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/18110203/MYN_AoifeLee_1810.mp3"][/audio] We recently got this text in from a listener: Hi lads, I have an 8 year-old daughter, she's a really nice, shy kid but she tends to be easily influenced by others. She hangs around in the front of...

Duration:00:10:38

How To Mind Your Pet This Halloween

10/18/2021
Fireworks, costumes, the door ringing constantly with trick or treaters, Halloween is a scary and noisy time for the furry people in our lives. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/18105236/GillianBird_1810.mp3"][/audio] For a lot of families, this year will be the first they'll share with the four-legged member of their family and there are some simple tips we can all follow to make sure it's as safe as possible. Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Gillian Bird from the DPSCA...

Duration:00:09:59

Do You Close Your Eyes To Go Asleep?

10/18/2021
After 33 years of marriage, a listener to Dermot and Dave has made an ASTOUNDING discovery about her husband. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/18104350/Sleepingwitheyesopen_1810.mp3"][/audio] When they go to bed, she will close her eyes and head off to the land of nod. Her husband, however, doesn't close his eyes at all. Instead, he will lie in the dark and wait for sleep to come to him. But, is he alone? Maybe not! You can catch the chat by clicking play above.

Duration:00:14:35

Dermot & Dave's Best Of Podcast-15/10

10/15/2021
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!) [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/15130640/1015_Final.mp3"][/audio] Jam-packed full of all the bits you may have missed the Ah Sure Lookit...

Duration:01:58:46

'A Nation Holds Its Breath': Do Commentators Plan Their One Liners?

10/15/2021
As Marty Morrissey once said; ''Oh Holy Moses!!'' Irish commentators have brought us some of the best moments in Irish sporting history, but do they have them already planned? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/15122536/AMA_Oisin_151.mp3"][/audio] In the hot seat for Ask me Anything this week it's the turn of Sports Commentator, Oisin Langan. Oisin joined Dermot and Dave to chat about the tricks of the trade and just how much research they do before a game. You can listen...

Duration:00:10:54

A Classic Horror Movie Has Been Remade And It Looks Terrifying

10/15/2021
Remember Scream? Well, it's back and it looks scarier than it did in 1996 (if that's possible). [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/15124140/EimearsTelly_1510.mp3"][/audio] Have a look for yourself: Eimear is in for Maria's Telly this week and she joined Dermot and Dave to fill them in on what's on the box this weekend including 'Stand Up To Cancer' on Channel 4 and also there is news about not one, but two horror cult-classics! You can listen to all the bits by clicking...

Duration:00:08:15

Pianos To Nose Flutes: The Musical World Of Terry Alderton

10/15/2021
When comedians were forced off tours because of Covid, a lot of comedians had to 'pivot'. And for Terry Alderton, there was no better way to pivot than to take up playing piano. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/15113021/TerryAlderton.mp3"][/audio] While it might not have been a success, he did reveal to Dermot and Dave that his new show features Nessun Dorma played with a nose flute. The former Eastenders star and comedian joined Dermot and Dave to chat about returning...

Duration:00:13:14

Here Are Some Of The Bond Theme Songs That Never Were

10/14/2021
Did you know Johnny Cash was rejected for a Bond song? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/14130738/DavesWorld_1410.mp3"][/audio] For Dave's World, Dave brought us some of the Bond songs that never were. Every time there is a new Bond movie, a selected few artists are asked to submit their ideas for a Bond theme song and some of the artists that were turned down are huge stars! To listen to full chat click the Play button above.

Duration:00:09:27

What Is It Like To Be Ireland's Strongest Woman?

10/14/2021
When your title is 'Ireland's Strongest Woman', most people would probably imagine a lot of truck pulling, and a diet of red meat. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/14130304/Ayshea-Ullah_Strongwoman_1410.mp3"][/audio] It's not quite that simple! When Ayshea Ullah joined a gym back in 2014, becoming Ireland's strongest woman was probably the last thing on her mind. Fast forward a few years, and she's now a four time champ, and has just won her first international title....

Duration:00:12:35

''I Am Prepared To Allow Fuel'' Noni Announces Her Plans For Budget 2022

10/14/2021
''Apologies for the 2 day delay in reacting to the budget, but I got a new hip and I was stuck in the bathroom'' [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/14120205/NoniBudget_1410.mp3"][/audio] Limerick's favourite chaaawwklit seller Noni joined Dermot and Dave from Donkey Forde's in Limerick City to announce her plans for Budget 2022. They include Green Aero's, Fat Frogs and Cream Eggs. Listen to the full proposal by clicking the Play button.

Duration:00:04:21

This Irish Comic Series Sounds Like Every Parent's Dream

10/13/2021
Imagine instead of standing at the school gate chatting about yoga and house prices-you were planning your next ghost busting mission? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/13132307/NickRoche_1310.mp3"][/audio] A new Irish graphic novel is taking parents around the country through an alternative, and much more exciting, option for when the kids go to school. Comic artist, Nick Roche, has created 'Scarenthood', which he has described as a cross between 'Catastrophe' and...

Duration:00:12:39

Why Hard Work Isn't The Secret To Success

10/13/2021
Most people have been told since they were young that 'work hard pays off', and that working hard is the only way to get ahead in life. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/13130240/JeffShannon_1310.mp3"][/audio] But for Jeff Shannon, that very much isn't the case. Jeff is the author of 'Hard Work Is Not Enough' which looks at the impact of hard work on our lives, and argues that it's not the way to progress in your career. Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Jeff why hard work is...

Duration:00:09:21

Emma Doran Chats About Leaving Her Full-Time Job For Comedy

10/13/2021
''There wasn't a lot of comedy in carpets and hairdressers'' [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/13113249/EmmaDoran_1310.mp3"][/audio] Comedian, Emma Doran joined Dermot and Dave to chat about getting back on stage after the lockdown, Instagram sketches and the Galway Comedy Festival. Emma will be on stage for the Opening Gala night in the Black Box Theatre in Galway. Tickets for the festival can be purchased at www.galwaycomedyfestival.ie You can listen to the full chat...

Duration:00:08:22

Say Stuff That Suits The Music

10/13/2021
It’s Wednesday. You know what Wednesday means? It means it’s time to Say Stuff That Suits The Music! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/13122519/DavesWorldRiffs_1310.mp3"][/audio] Dave plays the tracks and Dermot says whatever comes into his head. This week we hear from Ray D'Arcy who is chatting with the cast of The Commitments after all these years and we also hear from two lads on a very exciting lunch break! Click the Play button above to hear the full sketch.

Duration:00:05:16