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RTÉ - Dave Fanning Show Podcast

RTE Ireland

Music and chat, Monday to Thursday from 7-9pm and action packed magazine programme from 2-4 on Saturdays.

Music and chat, Monday to Thursday from 7-9pm and action packed magazine programme from 2-4 on Saturdays.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Music and chat, Monday to Thursday from 7-9pm and action packed magazine programme from 2-4 on Saturdays.

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 1850 7159 22


Episodes

The Pandemic in NYC with Pierce Turner

4/5/2020
Coronavirus has had a stark impact all across the world and in the "the city that never sleeps", citizens are almost expecting tumbleweed to roll across the barren streets. Irish singer-songwriter, Pierce Turner is on the line from New York to let Dave know how it's like living in the city during the pandemic!

Duration:00:15:08

Stories of the Week with Anton Savage

4/5/2020
Teaching a dog to drive, 5G causing coronavirus and a postman in fancy dress! It's Anton's stories of the week!

Duration:00:19:36

Hitching For Hope with Ruairi McKeirnan

4/5/2020
Ruairi McKiernan is a social entrepreneur and the founder of SpunOut.ie. A few years ago he decided to hitchhike around Ireland just to listen to people. His new book, "Hitching For Hope" documents that hitchhiking journey and he's on the line to tell Dave all about it!

Duration:00:18:12

Tiger King with Mark O Halloran

4/5/2020
"Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness" tells the story of how Joe Exotic, an eccentric private zoo owner ended up in federal prison in the US for his part in a murder-for-hire scheme. It has been massively popular among viewers but actor and playwright, Mark O Halloran hated it and he joins Dave to tell him why!

Duration:00:17:27

Snooping in People's Houses with Sam Gosling

4/4/2020
Whether you’re checking out the bookcase behind your manager on a conference call or sitting in judgement of the people who open up their doors to Dermot Bannon, it’s fair to say that we are a nation of snoopers. Sam Gosling is a Professor of Psychology and his book, “Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You” lifts the lid on our innate nosiness!

Duration:00:13:12

Movie Recommendations with Paul Whitington

4/4/2020
We can't head to the cinema but we can see some new movies from the comfort of our own home. Paul Whitington is on the line to review some new small screen films released this week including Danger Close, Four Kids & It and Coffee & Kareem!

Duration:00:08:23

Big Event Cancellations with Susan Kirby

4/4/2020
In the last few weeks we’ve seen Glastonbury, Wimbledon, The Olympics and even the Premier League all suspended or called off entirely. One of the first and closest to home to be cancelled was the St Patrick’s Festival and its CEO Susan Kirby joins Dave to tell him what actually happens when a huge event is cancelled!

Duration:00:15:03

Jennifer Juniper with Jenny Boyd

4/4/2020
Jenny Boyd was part of the swinging 60s and 70s. From marrying Mick Fleetwood to meeting the Maharishi with George Harrison to having a song written about her by Donovan called "Jennifer Juniper". Well that's the name of her new book and she's on the line to tell Dave all about it!

Duration:00:25:15

Stories of the Week with Anton Savage

3/29/2020
NASA reveals that there is something leaking out of your anus, a French athlete runs a marathon on his balcony and Pablo Escobar's "cocaine hippos" may be restoring Columbia's ecosystem. It's Anton's stories of the week!

Duration:00:18:37

3D Printing Visors with Dan Mooney

3/29/2020
During the week, there were urgent appeals by medical staff in Ireland and around the world seeking donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Dan Mooney started pursuing 3D printing as a hobby a couple of years ago but since last week he has been manufacturing face shields for some of our country's healthcare workers!

Duration:00:11:41

Football Films and TV Series with Chris Wasser

3/29/2020
If you, like Dave, are a footie fan missing out on your fix due to worldwide match cancellations then maybe these suggestions could quench your thirst for some football! Chris Wasser joins Dave to chat about the best and worst of footie flicks and TV series!

Duration:00:20:32

The Psychology of Rewatching Films with Jennifer O Meara

3/29/2020
Even with an endless supply of films and TV we’ve never seen before at our finger tips, why do people seem to return to the ones that they’ve already seen a hundred times? Dr Jennifer O Meara is Assistant Professor of Film Studies in Trinity College Dublin and she joins Dave to reveal all!

Duration:00:14:33

2kmfromhome.com with Dave Bolger

3/28/2020
Last night, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced more restrictions to slow the spread of Covid-19. One of the measures put in place was that daily exercise is to be taken within a 2 kilometre radius of your home. Efficient web developer, Dave Bolger is here to help us determine exactly how far that is from each of our homes!

Duration:00:05:08

Movie Recommendations with Paul Whitington

3/28/2020
We can't head to the cinema but we can see some great movies from the comfort of our own home. Paul Whitington is on the line to recommend some new small screen films to watch this week, including Vivarium, The Truth and Disney's live action version of Lady and the Tramp!

Duration:00:08:35

Broken Greek with Pete Paphides

3/28/2020
British journalist and broadcaster, Pete Paphides chats to Dave about his memoir, "Broken Greek" which tells the tale of a shy child of immigrants who learned to cope with the struggles of life through the music of Abba, Dexys Midnight Runners and more!

Duration:00:24:09

Wildlife in the Current Crisis with Eanna Ni Lamhna

3/28/2020
Broadcaster and biologist Eanna Ni Lamhna is on the line to let us know how Irish wildlife is coping with the pandemic!

Duration:00:12:43

Virtual Choir with Keith Kelly

3/28/2020
Chairperson of Bands of Ireland, Keith Kelly joins Dave to tell him about their partnership with Sing Ireland, for the Ireland’s Call project!

Duration:00:07:11

Musical Families with Graham Smyth

3/22/2020
Many talented musicians have grown up to have children equally as gifted as them, though not all necessarily hitting the top of the charts or recording in the same style or genre as their parent. DJ and broadcaster, Graham Smyth is here to compare some of the output of these musical families.

Duration:00:21:49

Stories of the Week with Anton Savage

3/22/2020
NASA's InSight lander getting his probe stuck on Mars, Ronaldinho's huge BBQ prison and Intel are teaching computers to smell! It's Anton's stories of the week!

Duration:00:18:00

Whistleblower with Tom Mueller

3/22/2020
Tom Mueller is the author of a new book called "Crisis of Conscience". It covers the topic of whistleblowing in an age of fraud and includes comprehensive studies of whistleblower cases. He is on the line to tell Dave about the book and the curious position of the whistleblower in the minds of the public.

Duration:00:24:23