Brendan O'Connor has all you need for the weekend with time to pause and reflect on the week just gone. Featuring a selection of human interest, consumer and lifestyle stories, as well as keeping you up to date on the news stories that matter. Listen live Saturday and Sunday at 11am - 1pm on RTÉ Radio 1.
Today's panel included, Lise Hand, Journalist, Rory O'Niell, Publican and Entertainer, Professor Kingston Mills, Trinity College, Dublin. James Rothwell, Middle East Correspondent, Telegraph updates Brendan on the vaccine situation in the Middle East, while Dawn Foster Columnist, The Guardian reports on the UK vaccine passport.
Fr Joe Mc Donald
Brendan spoke to Fr Joe Mc Donald on a post pandemic church.
Eating with the Enemy
Brendan spoke to Fr Joe McDonald and Bonnie Anne Clyde, Drag Queen , to discuss how Bonnie and Fr Joe were paired together as part of a new reality TV show called Eating with the Enemy.
Donald Clarke, Film Correspondent, Irish Times previewed the Golden Globes which takes place tonight.
Jenn Gannon, Freelance pop culture journalist, and Eoin Sweeney, TV & Radio Producer, gave their tips for entertainment this week.
Maria Bailey, Former Fine Gael TD
Brendan spoke to Maria Bailey, Former Fine Gael TD, about the aftermath of the 'Swing Gate' controversy.