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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.

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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.

    Newspaper panel

    Newspaper panel

    Today's panel included Managing Director of RockWood Public Affairs and former Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins; Eoin McGee, Financial Planner and Presenter of "How to be Good with Money"; Sinead O'Carroll, Editor at thejournal.ie. Professor of Biochemistry at TCD Luke O'Neill also joined the conversation.

    • 48 min
    Ardal O'Hanlon

    Ardal O'Hanlon

    Comedian Ardal O'Hanlon talks to Brendan about how he coped during the pandemic, mental health, being back on stage, and the Galway Comedy Festival (19-25 Oct).

    • 24 min
    Ian Lynch's anthology of traditional Irish music

    Ian Lynch's anthology of traditional Irish music

    Lankum's Ian Lynch talks about the resurgence of interest in Irish songs and his podcast "Fire Draw Near".

    • 11 min
    Entertainment preview

    Entertainment preview

    Kay Sheehy, RTÉ's Arena Series Producer and TV & Radio Producer Eoin Sweeney talk about The Last Duel, Halloween Kills, The French Dispatch, No Sudden Move, Succession, Zappa & Impeachement.

    • 13 min
    Covid-19

    Covid-19

    Colm Henry, HSE Chief Clinical Officer on the latest Covid-19 figures, Covid certs, boosters, and whether we can ease final restrictions on Oct 22nd.

    • 21 min
    Jeffrey Archer

    Jeffrey Archer

    Brendan talks to author Jeffrey Archer whose book, "Over my Dead Body", the third in the Detective William Warwick series, is published this week.

    • 16 min

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