Weekend Breakfast with Alison Curtis
Weekend Breakfast with Alison Curtis
About Weekend Breakfast with Alison Curtis
Join Alison Curtis for some PMA (Positive Morning Attitude!) With lots of fun, energy, family-friendly chat, advice, big guests, the best listeners and big prize giveaways Weekend Breakfast broadcasts a blast of positivity every Saturday morning from 8am and Sunday from 9am.
After 15 years hosting the Sunday Game and over three decades in the broadcasting game, Des Cahill is one of the most familiar faces and voices in the country. But what you might not know about him is he is a fantastic Irish speaker, as he got to show off in a new RTÉ. He joined Alison to talk about the importance of using your cúpla focail, life after the Sunday Game and our very own Ian Dempsey...
Here at Today FM we have Big Busk on the brain. With less than a week to go, Weekend Breakfast spoke to Catherine Keenan. Catherine spent seven years living in homelessness – but thanks to our charity partner Focus Ireland, she found a home and a second chance to live with her family.
The adorable Milly McCarthy might be a catastrophe, but her author Leona Forde is anything but! As the first installment in the Milly series continues continues to fly of the shelves, Alison caught up with Leona to chat about her new found literary success and the inspiration behing the book.
Alison caught up with drag sensation turned ballroom star Panti Bliss, AKA Rory O'Neill, who has been painting the Dancing With the Stars floor red each week. They chatted all things ballroom, the bond between contestants this year and breaking down stigma.
With over one billion monthly users, Tiktok has fast become one of the most popular social media platforms out there. For parents with young teenagers, trying to navigate this new cyber space and keep their kids safe can be daunting. But CEO of Parentline Aileen Hickie is here to help! She joined Weekend Breakfast with tips to help parents tackle TikTok.
You might remember 10-year-old Saoibh Lonergan from her appearance on the Late Late Toy Show with a song she wrote, Raining Rainbows. She had to have major surgery over the summer to remove a tumour on her back - but now she is absolutely smashing her recovery. This week Alison caught up with Saoibh and her dad Kenny. They told Weekend Breakfast her story in honour of the return of Little Baker and chatted about the Great Irish Bake - all in aid of Children’s Health Ireland. The Great Irish Bake is being held by the Children's Health Foundation on March 31st. For more details on how to get involved, tune into Weekend Breakfast every Saturday, or visit childrenshealth.ie/greatirishbake
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Weekend Breakfast has love on the brain. And what type of love is more important than self-love? Alison caught up with Irish Times journalist Conor Capplis – who’s recently grown a mullet and is championing his hair and his decision.
Sophie Hinchliffe, aka Mrs Hinch, is an internet sensation renowned for her cleaning tips and tricks. She posts content of her cleaning - AKA Hinching – to her 4.6 million Instagram followers. She joined Weekend Breakfast to chat about life as a cleanfluencer, alpachas and her new kids book - Welcome to Hinch Farm.
This week Weekend Breakfast caught up with the hilarious mind behind Ross O’Carroll-Kely, Paul Howard, to discuss his second brain child, Aldrin Adams – a cheese-loving, kind-hearted kid superhero. Following the release of he second book in the Aldin series this week, Paul filled Alison in on Aldrin’s latest antics and his own cheese-induced nightmares…
Dublin Senator Lynn Ruane embarked on a roadtrip across Ireland this summer with Bafta-winning actress Miriam Margoyles to explore the life of Lady Gregory. She joined Alison to chat about her mate Mimzo, travelling cross country, and even managed to squeeze in a quick lesson in Dublinese....
Husband and wife Gina and Karol Daly - more commonly known as the Daly Dish - are all about good food and big flavours. Their most recent book was crowned Cookbook at the Year of the An Post Irish Book Awards 2022. This week they spoke to Weekend Breakfast about fakeaways, the perfect Sunday dinner and eating well without sacrificing the wow factor.
To fight the January Blues, many are dreaming of sunnier summer days. With holidays on the brain, Alison caught up with travel expert Pól Ó Conghaile. They chatted about the best holiday deals for families and couples and the Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards 2023.
Dr Coleman Noctor joined Weekend Breakfast with his top three parenting tips for 2023. He chatted about improving your child’s social skillset, learning to take a backseat and embracing the average. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.
We caught up with Eoin Reardon, 21-year old from Cork who blew up on TikTok after sharing videos of his traditional woodworking skills. What started as a lockdown hobby for Eoin has become a regular source of entertainment for his 2.5 million followers worldwide. He chatted to Alison about TikTok, traditional tool, building his platform (and his curragh).
As season six of The Great Pottery Throwdown returns to our screens tonight, Alison caught up with master potter Keith Brymer Jones. They chatted about the art of ceramics, creativity, patience and Keith's unlikely friendship with a certain A-lister...
Bressie joined Alison in studio and shared some great tips to help keep mindful during the Christmas break. It can be a time of high stress for a lot of people, but the popular singer and podcaster has some excellent tips. Plus, he gives more details of the relaunch of his hugely popular podcast "Where Is My Mind". There will be a live podcast recording on April 28th at the 3Olympia Theatre too.
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