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Marian Finucane

RTE Ireland

Live stimulating mix of news, interviews, reports and discussion. Ireland's most popular weekend radio programme, Marian Finucane entertains listeners with in-depth interviews, compassionate highlighting of human interest stories, lively panel discussions and consumer issues.

Live stimulating mix of news, interviews, reports and discussion. Ireland's most popular weekend radio programme, Marian Finucane entertains listeners with in-depth interviews, compassionate highlighting of human interest stories, lively panel discussions and consumer issues.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Live stimulating mix of news, interviews, reports and discussion. Ireland's most popular weekend radio programme, Marian Finucane entertains listeners with in-depth interviews, compassionate highlighting of human interest stories, lively panel discussions and consumer issues.

Twitter:

@RTERadio1

Language:

English

Contact:

Donnybrook Dublin 4 1850 715150


Episodes

Hong Kong Protests

8/18/2019
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Marian was joined by Dr Peter Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese History at Trinity College Dublin, and also by David Ringrose, Finance Director at Hume Brophy to discuss the ongoing situation of unrest in Hong Kong.

Duration:00:18:34

All Ireland Hurling Final

8/18/2019
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Des Cahill joined Marian in studio ahead of the big match between Kilkenny and Tipperary!

Duration:00:18:26

Newspaper Panel

8/18/2019
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Today's panel included Professor Pete Lunn, Behavioural Scientist, ESRI, Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra, Elaine Loughlin, Political Correspondent with the Irish Examiner, Malcolm Noonan, Green Party Councillor and Amii McKeever, Editor of Irish Country Living.

Duration:01:06:54

Conor Fitzsimons - Letter Discovered about Maureen O'Hara

8/17/2019
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Today would have been Maureen O’Hara’s 99th birthday. She passed away just 4 years ago, at the age of 95, and insights into her life are still emerging. Her grandson Conor spoke to Marian about a recently discovered letter written to her by John Ford around the time “The Quiet Man”.

Duration:00:08:58

Aoife Hearne - Vitamin D Deficiency

8/17/2019
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Low levels of vitamin D are one of the leading causes of the bone disease, which affects an estimated 300,000 people across Ireland. Dietician Aoife Hearne spoke to Marian about the importance of vitamin D and how we can get more of it!

Duration:00:11:03

Catriona Crowe - Favourite Archive Moments

8/17/2019
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Archivist and broadcaster, Catriona Crowe, joined Marian to dissect some of her favourite memorable moments from the RTE Radio archives.

Duration:00:21:14

Jeanne Kelly - Public Services Card

8/17/2019
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Jeanne Kelly, Partner at LK Shields with a speciality in data protection and GDPR, joined Marian in studio to talk about the ruling by the Data Protection Commissioner on the Public Services Card.

Duration:00:12:33

Harry Crosbie - Housing

8/17/2019
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Harry Crosbie joined Marian in studio to talk about his interesting suggestion on how we might solve our housing problem.

Duration:00:39:38

Advertising

8/11/2019
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Companies and ad agencies have been hauled over the coals for years about the words they use to advertise things. Joining Marian to chat through some famous examples, John Fanning from the Smurfit Business School.

Duration:00:09:10

Retail sector

8/11/2019
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With many stores going into administration in recent times, what does the future hold for high street stores? Damien O’Reilly Senior Lecturer in retail management joins Marian in studio to discuss this.

Duration:00:16:19

Brexit Update

8/11/2019
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Joining Marian on the line, Irish Ambassador to Washington Dan Mulhall to talk about the interest in the implications of Brexit for our economy from the White House.

Duration:00:27:15

Newspaper Panel

8/11/2019
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Our Sunday panel Feargal Purcell, Senior Director & Head of Public Affairs Edelman & Former Government Press Secretary, Jennifer Kavanagh, Law Lecturer Waterford Institute of Technology, Patricia MacBride, lawyer & political commentator, Darragh McCullough Farmer, journalist and broadcaster and Tom Lyons, Financial Journalist.

Duration:01:44:42

Muse Panel

8/10/2019
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The concept of a muse is rooted in Greek mythology, but the idea that a singular person is the inspiration for some of our wonderful artists, poets and musicians continues to this day. Joining Marian to take a look at the lives of muses, poet Rachel Hegarty, Dr Aoife Brady from the National Gallery of Ireland and Jim Lockhart from the Horslips.

Duration:00:20:53

GAA Archives

8/10/2019
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With people up and down the country waiting with bated breath for the All Ireland semi-finals this weekend Marian is joined by broadcaster Micheal O’Muircheartaigh, to look back on some of the favourite moments from the RTE Radio archive

Duration:00:23:53

Blended Families

8/10/2019
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Psychotherapist and author of 15 minute parenting Joanna Fortune, joins Marian is in studio to discuss the dynamics of the modern ‘blended family’

Duration:00:16:05

Women's Rugby

8/10/2019
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The inspirational Leah Lyons joins Marian on the line from the UK to talk about women's rugby and the campaign aimed at increasing participation in the women’s game called ‘Try and Stop Us’

Duration:00:30:24

Autumn TV

8/4/2019
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Brian Lloyd of entertainment.ie joins Marian in studio to chat through some of what’s coming up on TV and in the cinema this month.

Duration:00:08:28

Power Plays & Body Language

8/4/2019
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After Boris Johnson and Nicola Sturgeon's awkward meeting earlier this week, Louise Campbell of Robert Walters Recruitment joins Marian to discuss body language and how much of it is about power play.

Duration:00:20:22

US Update

8/4/2019
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Suzanne Lynch Washington Correspondent with The Irish Times joins Marian on the line this morning from Washington to give a US update on this week's Republican rallies and Democratic debates.

Duration:00:22:36

Brexit

8/4/2019
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Joining Marian on the line from the UK Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to Tony Blair.

Duration:00:28:34