Ivan Yates sits down with public figures from the world of sport, politics, entertainment and business for wide-ranging chats about their life stories. Sponsored by McGuigan Wines.
Fr Brian D'Arcy discusses his life, his love of the Church and his time among the heavy hitters of Irish showbiz in the Thursday Interview
9 July Finished
The new leader of the Seanad, former Minister for Social Protection, and former Fine Gael TD for Meath Regina Doherty spoke to Ivan on the Thursday Interview. They discuss her life before, during and after politics.
2 July Finished
Veteran Broadcaster Sean O'Rourke spoke to Ivan on The Thursday Interview. He recalls some of his most memorable interviews, reflects on his family, friends and faith, as well as looking to the future. He also gives his view on the Taoisigh that have been in office during his career and spoke of his excitement at becoming a Grandad for the first time later this year.
25 June Finished
There have been major concerns over people with chronic medical conditions ignoring symptoms and not receiving treatment in hospitals during the lockdown. It was estimated that 9,000 urgent cardiac care procedures were not done during lockdown. Now with Covid-19 under more control, Consultants are urging anyone with heart symptoms to #JustGo and get medical help immediately. Ivan was joined Professor Bill McEvoy, Professor of Preventive Cardiology at NUI Galway and Medical and Research Director and Robert Upton, a 76 year old man who received an aortic valve replacement during the lockdown. Listen and subscribe to The Hard Shoulder on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.
25 June Finished
Mark Little talks to Ivan about his time as Washington Correspondent during the Clinton years, setting up and selling off Storyful and the future for the media. Listen and subscribe to The Hard Shoulder on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.
18 June Finished