98FM's Saturday Social With Rachael Ryan
98FM's Saturday Social With Rachael Ryan
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Your fix of the week's best trending stories, Dublin's hottest event guide & interviews with city's finest.
Dublin Café Aims To Leave Customers & Staff 'Happy Out' With Inclusive Programme 'Happy Out' at the newly restored Dún Laoghaire baths has partnered with the Together Academy and now has a number of young adults with additional needs on their payroll. Owner of Happy Out Brian Hanratty spoke to Rachael Ryan about the benefits of having an inclusive team.
Dublin Actress Niamh McCormack Talks About Starring In New Netflix Show 'Everything Now' The comedy-drama was released on Netflix this week and follow the story of 16-year-old Mia as she attempts to overcome an eating disorder. Niamh plays her friend Alison and talks to Rachael about getting the balance of comedy and drama right and what it was like working with Henry Cavill on The Witcher.
Anne-Marie Reveals Her Favourite Places In Dublin To Eat & We Put Her Cowgirl Knowledge To The Test! The singer was on The Saturday Social this morning talking about the release of her third album 'Unhealthy', which was out on Friday. She spoke to Rachael about her favourite places to eat in Dublin, working with Shania Twain and we tested her Cowgirl knowledge!
Saturday Social: Young Dublin Actor Niamh Moriarty Talks Making BBC Debut Alongside Sharon Horgan Niamh who has just finished Transition Year stars in legal drama 'Best Interests' and aims to change those with additional needs see themselves on screen. Listen back to her chat with Rachael here.
Saturday Social: Strictly's Joanne Clifton Coming To Dublin To Play Princess Fiona In Shrek The Musical The show is coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this August and will be slightly different to the versions that have been here before. Joanne spoke to Rachael about the process of turning into Princess Fiona...how much green make up was needed?
Saturday Social: Eurovision Runner Up Käärijä Says He'd Love To Duet With Loreen Käärijä represented Finland at this year's Eurovision and had the whole continent hooked with his catchy song 'Cha Cha Cha'. He spoke to Rachael on The Saturday Social and spoke about his relationship with winner Loreen.
Saturday Social: Star of 'Shawshank Redemption' Play Talk About Taking On Iconic Morgan Freeman Role Ben Onwukwe plays 'Red' in the stage version of the movie that is coming to The Gaiety Theatre in Dublin next month. He spoke to Rachael about taking on the iconic role and what audiences can expect.
Saturday Social: Couple Who Met On Bumble Over Lockdown Talk About Wedding Plans We talk a lot to dating experts and people who working with dating apps and on The Saturday Social. So, we thought it would be nice to chat to a dating app success story! Kieron and Toisin met on Bumble over lockdown and spoke to Rachael about their wedding plans!
Saturday Social: Louise Cooney Reveals Guest Line Up For Second Season Of Podcast 'Open Book' Content creator and entrepreneur Louise Cooney dropped by for a chat with Rachael Ryan on 98FM. The second season of her podcast 'Open Book' launched this week on Go Loud, she gave Rachael a preview of what to expect.
Saturday Social: Heathers The Musical Star Reveals What It Was Like To Support Little Mix On Tour The musical, based on the 1980's movie of the same name starring Winona Ryder is coming to Dublin's Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from April 25th - May 6th. Rachael spoke to Jacob Fowler who plays JD in the show. He recently won a Little Mix talent show to support them on tour and revealed he's still in touch with the girls.
Saturday Social: Dublin Woman Running Women's Mini Marathon For 40th Year In A Row Trisha Horgan has been running the VHI Women's Mini Marathon since it began in 1983. She spoke to Rachael about the group she runs it with every year and why she keeps coming back every year.
Ciarán is in for Rachael on the Saturday Social this week and chats to Diarmuid McCleary, the man behind Alternative Dublin. Alternative Dublin is all about showing Dublin in a different light, offering alternative activities that teach you things you might not know about this city, even if you've been living here your whole life!
Saturday Social: Unique Dublin Workshop Gives People Chance to Design Their Own Mosaics Fya Mosaics was set up a few years ago by Fya who runs the workshops out of her own home in Dublin. Fya spoke to Rachael about her love for mosaics and why they have become the new wellness trend!
Saturday Social: Grand Theft Audio Aims To Bring Vice City To Life For Fans The nine-piece band plays 80's music from the iconic video game and encourages fans to come in costume and immerse themselves in the Vice City world. Creator David Kozak spoke to Rachael on The Saturday Social.
Saturday Social: Brooke Scullion Says She Had No Formal Dance Training Before DWTS Brooke and her partner Robert have made it to this weekend's quarter finals. She spoke to Rachael on The Saturday Social about the intense training, her track featuring on Love Island and her only previous experience of dancing being at last year's Eurovision!
Saturday Social: Dublin Zookeeper Reveals Why New Baby Rhino Is So Important For Zoo Zookeeper Helen Bennett Clarke chatted to Rachael on The Saturday Social this morning. She told her all about the adorable new rhino calf to the African Plains, Malkia, and why she means so much to the Zoo.
Saturday Social: Meditation & Chocolate Workshop Taking Place In Dublin Is there a better combination?! A guided cacao meditation is taking place at Dublin based wellness centre, 'Sanctuary' next month. The centre hosts a wide variety of classes including yoga, sound baths and cacao meditation! Rachael caught up with Sanctuary manager, Jane Negrych to find out more.
Saturday Social: Personal Trainer John Belton Reveals Best Time Of Day To Workout There have been mixed reports over the past week about what the best time of day is to work out. So, Rachael decided to chat with John Belton from No 17 Personal Training to find out his professional opinion.
Saturday Social: Here Is Why Calligraphy Is Growing In Popularity & Is Like 'Meditation' For People Interest in calligraphy has soared over the past few years - not only do people want gorgeous writing for their weddings & corporate events, but there has been a huge uptake in people learning the style of writing. Rachael spoke to 'Calligraphy by Laura' on The Saturday Social to find out more about the popular artform.
Saturday Social: Internet Sensation Grace Keeling Reveals What Tourist 'Trap' She Fell Into In Dublin The 'Saving Grace' podcast host is in Dublin this week for a live show of her hit podcast. She spoke to Rachael Ryan about her rise to fame online during lockdown and which reality show she'd love to take part in.