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.
Filmmaker Tyler Perry has just announced the halt of a planned $800million expansion of his traditional film studio citing the rise of Artificial Intelligence as the reason. Elaine Burke, Host of the For Tech's Sake podcast, explains why she thinks children's content and soap operas could be the first fully-AI-made shows of the future.
Singer, rapper and actor Denise Chaila joins Brendan and selects five pieces of music that have been important to her at different times in her life.
Entertainment Journalist Sarina Bellisimo and Host of ‘Here and Back Again’ Podcast and Dave O’Callaghan share their recommendations for what to watch this week.
Today's panel includes Alison O’Connor, Columnist The Sunday Times, Professor Alan Barrett, Director of the ESRI, Louise Bayliss, founder of SPARK and Campaign Coordinator Focus Ireland and Oisin Coghlan, Chief Executive Friends of the Earth Ireland.
Several EU countries have banned energy drinks for people under-18s and now British politicians are considering something similar. They’re not banned here in Ireland, so registered dietician, Sarah Keogh, from Eatwell came in to give Brendan a deep-dive on energy drinks and health.
Make the Perfect Pizza at Home
Ronan Greaney from Dough Bros in Galway – recently ranked fifteenth best pizza in the world - tells us how to make amazing pizzas at home, without any specialist equipment.