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Your working day is always better with a bit of craic in it, and Dermot and Dave are your guaranteed beam of daily light relief. They're always up for a laugh, mad for mad stories, and only too happy to slag themselves off as well - no sacred cows here. Guaranteed to leave you smiling all afternoon.

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    Dermot & Dave's Best Of Podcast-26/11

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 115:39

    Dermot & Dave's 'Ah Sure Lookit Wasn't That It' podcast is the perfect thing to keep you company over the weekend, whether you're out and about in the car, getting stuck into jobs at home or if you need to stick some earphones in for an hour to drown out the noise of your kids for some well deserved 'me time' (no judgement here!) [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/26132651/1126_Final.mp3"][/audio] Jam-packed full of all the bits you may have missed the Ah Sure Lookit Wasn't That It podcast is your one-stop shop for all things Dermot & Dave. The lads were back from their hols with a bang, and a lot of crying from Dave. No he wasn't sad to be returning to our little studio home, he was just devo about the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjær. Thankfully, he had a lot of support. A lot of slagging, but a lot of support all the same. At least he has a stellar Christmas present from Dermot to look forward to. That is, if he'd ever tell him what he'd like.  Dermot is keen to make the most out of our team Secret Santa this year, even if that means giving some pretty specific instructions to our Eimear, and plaguing Dave for what he wants. Peng Wings and Sat Naps? Maybe you know someone to say Covis? Or Corona 19? We were all about mispronunciations this week and there were some BRILLIANT ones in there. Plus all your faves from Say Stuff That Suits the Music, Noni got us in the mood for the Toy Show and of course, Dave told us some particularly bad jokes.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Today FM 💛 (@todayfm) You can catch all the craic by clicking play above.

    Who Shot JFK? What Is The Illuminati? A Conspiracy Theorist Answers All

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 9:46


     Do you believe in some conspiracy theories or do you think they're all a load of rubbish?  [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/26122258/AMA_GordoConspiracy_2611.mp3"][/audio] In the hot seat for Ask Me Anything this week it's the turn of Gordon Rochford from The Conspiracy Guys. Gordon joined Dermot and Dave to chat about some of his favourite conspiracy's and if there is one coming down the tracks. Click the Play button above to hear the full chat.


    This Man Is So Christmassy He Was Taken To Court Over Of It

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 9:54

    You think your neighbour is Mr Christmas? Well then you haven't met this man! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/26121756/MariasTelly_2611.mp3"][/audio] For Maria's Telly, Producer Maria told Dermot and Dave what's on the box this weekend including a documentary that tells the story of an American guy who is a bit crazy when it comes to Christmas. Maria also has all you need to know about the Late Late Toy Show! The excitement!! Click the Play button above to hear the full chat.

    Fast-Forwarding And Power PDA: The Dating Terms You'll Need For 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 7:25

    Much like, well everything, the pandemic has massively changed the way we date, and that looks set to continue well into 2022. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/26120408/Dating-in-2022_2611.mp3"][/audio] Appearances is out, fast-forwarding is in and it seems like we're all going to be way more upfront about what we want from a partner in the new year. What we get up to on dates is set to change too, with half the world knee deep in sourdough starters and banana bread for much of the last two years, we've heard that a lot of people intend on including their hobbies in their plans with a prospective partner. Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Dr Caroline West, Relationship Expert with Bumble revealed some of the other ways our love lives are going to change next year. You can catch the chat by clicking play above.

    Meet The Irish Goldsmith Who Sees Nothing In His Mind

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 9:44

    When you close your eyes, do you see images?  Maybe it's a face, a memory, an idea or even a scene. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/26115401/MarkNewmanAphantasia_2611.mp3"][/audio] For Mark Newman, he doesn't see anything. Mark has a condition known as aphantasia, which means that he has no ‘visual imagination' and cannot create mental images in his mind. However, Mark is also an award-winning goldsmith, and makes stunning works of art from hand.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by ᴹᵃʳᵏ ᴺᵉʷᵐᵃⁿ (@marknewmanjewellery) Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Mark explained how he came upon his diagnosis, and how he uses algorithms and theory to create his beautiful pieces. You can catch Mark's chat by clicking play above. Mark will be at ‘Gifted', the Contemporary Craft and Design Fair, which is taking place in Dublin's RDS from December 1st-5th.

    Does Ireland Need A New Stadium If We Want To Host The 2030 World Cup?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 7:21

    The Government should consider building a “signature stadium” to land a “serious” pitch in its bid to host the World Cup in 2030, according to one Fianna Fáil Senator. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/25131837/Stadium_2511.mp3"][/audio] Fianna Fáil Senator, Shane Cassells joined Dermot and Dave to discuss why he thinks we need to think about building a new stadium in Ireland if we are to be in with a chance of hosting the 2030 World Cup. Click the Play button above to hear the full chat.

    Someone Is Actually Married To The Eiffel Tower! Some Of These Facts Are Crazy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 7:29

    I know we all have our favourite monument, but you'd hardly marry it? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/25132222/DavesWorld_2511.mp3"][/audio] For Dave's World, Dave brought Dermot and Maria some very cool facts about the Eiffel Tower in Paris. For instance, the tower was never meant to be in Paris! You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button above.

    Noni's Tale Of The Toy Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 3:45

    We all know how good Noni is at spinning a yarn, right? Well today's was the story of a Late Late Toy Show special including two of Munster rugby's finest. Once upon a time, when Conor Murray and Keith Earls were only young buckeens, they starred on, "the only good programme RTÉ makes the whole year" - as Noni puts it. It's a tale of high-powered toys, the Billie Barry kids, and a "chawklit lolly maker" causing an awful mess. This year's Toy Show has a lot to live up to. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button in the image at the top of the page.   

    What Makes The Perfect Christmas Ad?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 10:39

    From first moment you hear ‘Holidays are coming' or the first glimpse of a man, his dog and the watch…Christmas ads can bring a brief moment of joy, no matter what the product is. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/25112247/NealDavies_BBDO_2511.mp3"][/audio] But what makes a Christmas ad really work? Is it as simple as hitting us with nostalgia, or making us feel something really emotional? Neal Davies is the CEO of BBDO Dublin. While you might not know the name, you'll know some of their work, including the iconic Guinness Christmas ad. Neal joined Dermot and Dave to take a look at what makes the perfect Christmas ad, and explain why some mean more to us than others. You can catch the chat by clicking play above.

    What Is Life As A Garth Brooks Tribute Act Like?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 11:52

    Adrian O'Reilly is in for a busy few months. With Garth Brooks filling FIVE NIGHTS in Croke Park, we're back in 2014 (and 1997) baby! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/25110538/AdrianOreilly_2511.mp3"][/audio] Adrian is the front man of The Irish Garth Brooks Experience, a tribute act which plays all the hits and is ‘as close as you can get to the real deal'. He joined Dermot and Dave to explain what life is like as a Garth Brooks Tribute Act, and what the year ahead is going to look like You can catch the chat by clicking play above

    What Do These Famous Faces Have In Common?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 11:07

    What do Phil Collins, Liam Neeson, Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis and Ben Stiller have in common? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/24130527/DavesWorld_2411.mp3"][/audio] Yes they're all famous, millionaires, hugely successful with careers spanning decades, they've even shared the screen on multiple occasions. But, their connection goes back. Way back to a time when we all wore blazers with the sleeves pushed up. On Dave's World, Dave told us of some of the INCREDIBLE guest stars who once appeared on the hit TV show 'Miami Vice'. You can hear all of the famous names by clicking play above.   

    Say Stuff That Suits The Music

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 3:54

    It's Wednesday. You know what Wednesday means? It means it's time to Say Stuff That Suits The Music! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/24130448/SSTSTM_2411.mp3"][/audio] Dave plays the tracks and Dermot says whatever comes into his head. This week, it was all about an alternative to the typical Covid-19 testing, and let's just say it sounds like a LOT more fun. You can catch all the craic by clicking play above

    How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off This Black Friday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 12:14

    It's going to a busy weekend for retailers and credit cards around the world. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become part of an annual tradition, but are there really deals to be had, and where do you stand if you get ripped off? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/24130307/DoireannSweeney_2411.mp3"][/audio] Doireann Sweeney is  Head of Corporate Communications for the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, and an all-round expert on everything to do with your rights. Doireann joined Dermot and Dave to explain how to know when a deal really is a deal, how to avoid getting ripped off and what you can do if things go wrong. You can catch the chat by clicking play above.

    How To End A Toxic Friendship

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 9:31

    There's very few people in who haven't encountered a toxic friendship in their life. The friend who does more harm than good, who causes more upset than joy, and someone who takes something from you. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/24125552/ToxicFriends_2411.mp3"][/audio] Recognising when a friendship, chats with a work colleague or even a relationship has become toxic can be difficult. Deciding to tackle that relationship, and even ending it, can be even more difficult. Ciara McKeown is an Art Therapist & Owner of Unfurl Art Therapy and she joined Dermot and Dave to explain the signs of a toxic friendship and how to cope with it. You can catch the chat, and Ciara's tips by clicking play above.

    Peng Wings And Sat Naps: We Love These Mispronunciations

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 8:06

    We all have a word that might stump us from time to time, and we all know the word that our Mam, Dad, Aunt, Granny or our better half just cannot get their head around. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/23134341/Mispronunciations_2311.mp3"][/audio] On Dermot and Dave, listeners got in touch with some of the ones that they've heard and we are HOWLING. My mother says “possessed” instead of “obsessed” and now both of my nieces say it and give out to my nephew for playing too much Xbox “you're possessed with that Xbox” they are 3 and 5 😂 My mother says the baddy wagon instead of the paddy wagon. I guess she's not wrong! My mam says Martin Spencers for Marks and Spencers A work colleague keeps saying '3rd world problems' instead of first world. His ski trip has been cancelled? 'Ah well 3rd world problems' I worked with a guy that pronounced cul de sac as curly sac. Used to crack me up Lads my hubby says toppenam instead of Tottenham and peng wing instead of penguin. Catch the craic by clicking play above

    Should You Tell Your Secret Santa What To Get?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 9:43

    Picture the scene, it's the week before Christmas, the shops are busy and you're frantically deciding if you should get Alan in accounts a novelty tie or a novelty pair of socks. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/23121406/BOS_2311.mp3"][/audio] Wouldn't life be easier if we just asked our secret Santa recipient what they'd like? Would presents in general be much easier if we just had a guide from our loved ones? Comedian Bernard O'Shea sure thinks so, he joined Dermot and Dave to chat about the benefits, and the risks of gift giving. You can catch the chat in full by clicking play above.

    Dave's World Bad Jokes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 5:06

    Caber-neiggggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhh [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/23121406/BadJokes_2311.mp3"][/audio] In Dave's World Bad Jokes, there were some particularly groan-ful ones. But it's worth sticking around for a rather unique finish! You can catch the craic by clicking play above.

    Lin Manuel Miranda Has An Irish Bestie

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 6:08


    He's the man behind the box-office phenomenon that is Hamilton, the music from Moana and has won three Grammys, two Emmy's, three Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/22134924/LinManuelMiranda_221121.mp3"][/audio] But something we didn't know about Lin Manuel Miranda is that he's got an Irish bestie. Speaking to Dermot and Dave, the megastar revealed that himself and Irish comedian Jason Byrne have been mates since their stand-up days! Lin Manuel Miranda joined Dermot and Dave to chat all about his latest movie 'Encanto' and we think he might be coming over to ours for Christmas! You can catch the chat by clicking play above.


    Beatlemania! The Ultimate Beatles Doc Is Coming To Our Screens

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 10:59

    When a preview to a TV show is 100 hours long, it's directed by the man behind the Lord of the Rings, and it's about the biggest band in history...you know it's going to be good. Three time Oscar winner, Peter Jackson, has trawled through hundreds of hours of previously unseen footage of 'The Beatles', and the result is finally coming to our screens. The Beatles: Get Back features hours of restored footage that has been sitting in a vault for over 50 years and gives us a glimpse into the band at their peak. In Maria's Telly, producer Maria told Dermot and Dave when we can see it, where we can see it and what we can expect. Plus all the other best bits from the week ahead! You can catch the chat by clicking play above. 

    Sleep Expert Explains How To Get A Good Nights Kip

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 13:59

    Tossing, turning? Have a fidget in the bed? Do you find yourself lying in bed staring at the ceiling and counting down the minutes until the alarm goes off? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/22133339/MYN_TomColeman_221121.mp3"][/audio] There are very few things as bad as not being able to sleep, but thankfully, help is at hand. Sleep consultant, Tom Coleman, joined Dermot and Dave for a Mind Yourself Now special where he answered questions on everything from naps to sleep paralysis.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by SLEEP Coach Tom Coleman (@tomcoleman.ie) You can catch the chat, and Tom's tips, by clicking play above.

    Behind The Scenes At Ireland's Favourite 'News' Site

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 9:15

    Colm Williamson, the creator of Waterford Whispers News joined Dermot and Dave to chat about their new book which looks back on some of the most popular articles from 2021. Colm also predicts some of the headlines he thinks he might be writing in 2022. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/22133024/ColmWilkinson_22112021.mp3"][/audio] Waterford Whispers News 2021 is the ninth annual from Ireland's leading online satirical site, featuring the funniest stories of the year. The book is available to buy now in all good bookshops. Click the Play button above to hear the full chat.

    Our Favourite Reality TV Show Is Back!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 6:43

    It's the most wonderful time of the year, when we gather around our screens and watch celebrities chow down on disgusting food, lie in rat coffins and get ratty over food. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/19124105/Telly_1911.mp3"][/audio] 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here' is back, and while it won't be in the Australian outback, we can't wait to see how this year's celebs get on in the cold surrounds of a Welsh castle. On Maria's Telly, producer Maria filled Pamela Joyce in on what we can expect this week, and some of the best bits from the weekends telly. You can catch the craic by clicking play above.

    Popular Irish Tattoo Artist Shares His Tattoo ''Do's and Don'ts''

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 6:39

    Would you get a tattoo? Have you a tattoo? Maybe you have one that you would like to get off, or one that you adore? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/19120056/Tattoo_1911.mp3"][/audio] Jamie Lo A.K.A Jammydodged is a very popular tattoo artist based in Dublin with over 1.2 Million followers on Tik Tok. Jamie joined Pamela Joyce in studio to share his tips when it comes to getting a tattoo. Jamie also chats about the Dublin International Tattoo Convention. The Dublin International Tattoo Convention returns this year on November 19th/20th & 21st  in the RDS Dublin. For more information, check out their Instagram page @thedublintattooconvention . You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button. 

    Irish Men Share Their Experience Of Eating Disorders

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 9:08

    This year, BodyWhys, the Eating Disorders Association of Ireland have reported a 110% increase in men seeking help for eating distress. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/18130219/BodyWise_1811.mp3"][/audio] While the perception is that it is something that typically affects women, one in four people who are living with an eating disorder identify as male. A new Irish documentary, 'Unspoken', is now giving a voice to men who are living with an eating disorder. Director of the documentary, Alan Bradley, joined Pamela Joyce on Dermot and Dave to chat about the three men who tell their stories, his experience of working with them, and his hopes that it will spark a larger conversation around eating disorders. You can catch the chat by clicking play above and 'Unspoken' is on RTÉ One on the 18th of November at 10:15. If you would like more information or support around disordered eating or eating distress, visit the BodyWhys website.

    Will Elon Musk Try And Fix World Hunger?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 6:23


    The man is worth over $260 billion lads!! $260 Billion! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/17122319/Jasper_1711.mp3"][/audio] You always hear ‘'If those billionaires just put their money into feeding third world countries instead of trying to get into space, the world would be a better place'',  but could they actually sort out the problem? Well, it seems they actually might, Tesla Boss and Billionaire, Elon Musk challenged the UN To prove how $6 billion could fix world hunger and the UN have responded with a plan to prove that it could. Tech Journalist, Jasper Hamill joined Pamela Joyce to chat about the possibility of Elon's wealth really sorting out World Hunger. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button. 


    What Really Goes On Behind The Scenes Of Irelands Fittest Family

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 10:07

    Irelands Fittest Family is essential Sunday night telly as we watch families roll around in the wet and muck and having to go through grueling events whilst we tuck into our tea and biscuits from the comfort of our couches! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/17122202/IrelandsFittestFamily_1711.mp3"][/audio] Cork Camogie Player and Ireland's fittest family coach, Anna Geary and the shows presenter Mairead Ronan joined Pamela Joyce to chat all about the show. You can catch Ireland's Fittest Family every Sunday night on RTÉ 1 at 6:30pm. Click the Play button above to hear the full chat.

    Baby Clothes Made From Bamboo Fabric Sounds Very Sustainable

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 7:50

    ''Some types of bamboo plants can grow 3ft each day'' [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/16132554/EndaBarton_1611.mp3"][/audio] Enda Barton, the founder of Bamboobaby.ie joined Pamela Joyce to chat about his new business and listed some of the benefits that come with clothes made from Bamboo fabric. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button above.

    Could You Really Have Spidey Senses If Ever Bitten By A Spider

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 7:58

    ''Spider-Man, Spider-Man, Does whatever a spider can, Spins a web, any size, Catches thieves just like flies'' [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/15130303/Barry-Fitzgeral-Podcast.mp3"][/audio] Dr Barry Fitzgerald A.K.A The Superhero Scientist had a chat with Pamela Joyce  to chat about the science behind Spiderman and if you were to be bitten by a radioactive spider, could it actually change your DNA. Barry is giving a talk on the Science of Spider-man on Wednesday 17th of November for Galway Science and Technology Festival. Details and a few tickets remaining at GalwayScience.ie. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button above.

    How To Deal With Festive Stress

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 12:53

    It's a tricky time of the year. In theory, we should be filled with joy and happiness but there is also an awful lot of stress. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/15123513/Mind-Yourself-Now-Fiona-Brennan.mp3"][/audio] Whether you're worried about money, family rows or even just the whole notion of socialising over the coming months, it can feel like a lot. In a Mind Yourself Now special, Fiona Brennan joined Pamela Joyce with some top tips on how to manage festive stress. You can catch the chat by clicking play above, and Fiona will be doing a webinar around having a healthy and happy Christmas in the coming weeks, more information is available on her Instagram.

    Who's Ready For Another Round Of Tiger King?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 8:04

    Tiger King or fashion fit for a Queen, what will you be tuning into? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/15120209/Marias-Telly.mp3"][/audio] For Maria's Telly, Producer Maria Devereux tells you what's on the telly this week including a guide to the 'Queen of style's' wardrobe. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button.

    Dermot & Dave's Best Of Podcast-12/11

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 129:55


    Dermot & Dave's 'Ah Sure Lookit Wasn't That It' podcast is the perfect thing to keep you company over the weekend, whether you're out and about in the car, getting stuck into jobs at home or if you need to stick some earphones in for an hour to drown out the noise of your kids for some well deserved 'me time' (no judgement here!) [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/12142531/1112_Final.mp3"][/audio] Jam-packed full of all the bits you may have missed the Ah Sure Lookit Wasn't That It podcast is your one-stop shop for all things Dermot & Dave. Life pro-tip, if you're famous, don't ever cut in front of our Maria with a camera in Disney. She will never forgive you. Our resident producer/telly expert had all the skinny on who is joining ‘I'm a Celeb' this year, and let's just say, Ian Beale should have been more polite in Orlando. What happens when Dermot and Dave try to get you in a flap? Things get both loud, kind of dark, and really, really funny. Paul Rudd was crowned the 'Sexiest Man Alive' by People's magazine and it had the lads deliberating what determines 'sexy'. Also, what's the worst small injury you have ever suffered? Is it a papercut or standing on piece of Lego? And would you believe Dermot is now a DIY expert! Plus all your faves from Dave's Bad Jokes to Say Stuff That Suits the Music and of course, Noni (doing whatever Noni does…more future craic) You can catch all the craic by clicking play above.


    Meet The Irish Lad Running Thirty Marathons In Thirty Days

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 10:51

    Some people couldn't imagine running One Marathon in a lifetime, imagine running 30 of them on 30 consecutive days? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/12140716/Sean-OHara-30-marathons-in-30-days-podcast.mp3"][/audio] Sean O Hara is 12 days in to his 30-day challenge and it's all to raise money for Movember and raise awareness around Men's mental health. Sean joined Dermot and Dave in the middle of his 12th marathon to chat about why he is taking on this incredible feat. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button.  

    Any Lady Gaga Fans Will Be Tuning Into This

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 9:58


    Lady Gaga is set to hit your screens this weekend making an appearance on a well known Irish chat show. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/12140037/Marias-Telly-Podcast.mp3"][/audio] For Maria's Telly, Producer Maria Devereux joined Dermot and Dave to tell you what's on the telly this weekend including a stellar line up on the Graham Norton show. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button.


    The Irish Translation For Jellyfish Will Blow Your Mind

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 10:44

    The Irish language, broken down, is very very peculiar. For example, the literal translation for Jellyfish is Seal Snot! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/12124048/Manchan-Magan-Podcast.mp3"][/audio] Did you know that ladybird as Gaeilge means ‘God's Little Cow'? There are loads of incredible words in the Irish language to describe the animals we see around us. In his new book ‘Tree Dogs, Banshee Fingers and Other Irish Words for Nature', author Manchán Magan explores the background to some of the words you might be familiar with, and shares with us, some that you might not be. Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Manchán chatted about his love for the Irish language and how Duolingo has gotten thousands of people speaking our native language. You can catch the chat by clicking play above.

    ''They Give You Clackers'': Dara Ó Briain Chats About Performing To Cars

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 16:24

    Whatever about masks, last year you would do a gig in a car park and basically address the cars.  [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/11152218/Dara-OBriain-Podcast1.mp3"][/audio] After finishing up his last tour, Dara Ó Briain was looking forward to something of a break. Needless to say, he could never have imagined how long that break would be. And now, he's making up for lost time, in a big way. His new tour ‘So…Where Were We?' has just kicked off the first of two Irish legs, and fresh from Vicar Street, Dara popped into Dermot and Dave for the chats! The lads chat stand-up, gigging during Covid and how Dara basically invented Maths! You can catch the craic by clicking play above, and you'll be able to see Dara around throughout the country for the rest of 2021, and a good chunk of 2022. For more information on dates, and to get tickets, you can check his website.

    ''Do You Mimic Other Politicians?'' Taoiseach Micheál Martin Answers Everything

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 21:31

    Do you own 10 pairs of the same outfit? The Taoiseach's style was put into question today! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/11150019/AMA_Taoiseach_1111.mp3"][/audio] In the hot seat for Ask Me Anything it's the turn of An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin. The Taoiseach talked about the housing crises in Ireland and what the Governments future plans are. He also tells Dermot and Dave what we can expect this Christmas in terms of another Lockdown. The Taoiseach also revealed what he likes to do in his spare time, what type of chocolate he likes and if he's Ole in or Ole out! You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button.

    Always Cold? Ever Considered Electric Socks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 5:35

    Everything from heated scarfs to heated jackets, we got you covered. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/11131835/Daves-World-.mp3"][/audio] For Dave's world on Dermot and Dave, Dave brings you his top heating tips including heated socks.. they have a battery pack around the ankle and everything! Not only that, you can also get USB chargeable blankets. For the full audio click the play button above. 

    Noni Returns With Some 'Helpful' Horoscopes To Get You Through The Month

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 4:09

    Leo's will be off making a special purchase after this month's Noni horoscopes [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/11124650/Horoscope.mp3"][/audio] Never fear Noni is here to fill you in on Novembers horoscopes. Limericks favourite chawwwklit seller joined Dermot and Dave with her horoscopes and it's one you don't want to miss! For the full clip hit the play button above

    Say Stuff That Suits The Music

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 3:42

    It's Wednesday. You know what Wednesday means? It means it's time to Say Stuff That Suits The Music! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/10152555/SSTSTM_1011.mp3"][/audio] Dave plays the tracks and Dermot says whatever comes into his head. This week we hear from an inappropriate Passport officer, Chris Walken is hosting the Oscars and it looks like there's a new Christmas number 1 on the way. You can listen to the full sketch by clicking the Play button. 

    TG4's 'Underdogs' Is Much More Than Just A Show About GAA

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 14:00

    ''It's more than sport, it transcends sport'' [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/10144446/Underdogs_1011.mp3"][/audio] Underdog, Chanice Dolan and Waterford legend and Underdog Coach Michell Ryan joined Dermot and Dave to chat all about the show and Chanice reveals what team they will be playing on the penultimate day. Spoiler - they are a very good team! You can catch the Underdogs every Thursday night on TG4 at 9:30pm. Click the Play button above to hear the full chat. 

    Irish Mam Shares Her Mindful Tips For Kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 12:52

    When Lizzy Shortall wrote a book for her kids to help them learn some tips on resilience and mindfulness, she realised that there are thousands of parents around Ireland who might need some advice. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/10151845/LizzyShorthall_1011.mp3"][/audio] The Mam of 2, who is a qualified resilience trainer, has written ‘Joy's Playground', a new book which explains the simple tricks we can all implement in our lives to deal with stress, anxiety and worry. Lizzy joined Dermot and Dave to chat about her inspiration behind the book, her own experience of using resilience training, and shared some tips that you can use at home to help kids with nerves or anxiety. You can catch the chat in full by clicking play above and for more on Lizzy, you can check her website.

    A Paper Cut Or Stepping On Lego: What's Worse?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 5:35

    What's worse, stubbing your toe or getting a papercut? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/10123255/Daves-World-Bad-Jokes1.mp3"][/audio] This weeks 'Dave's World' on Dermot and Dave is all about the little things that get you! Everything from standing on a plug to cramping your leg. We dive deep into the most annoying everyday accidents that drive you mad. You can check out the full clip by clicking the play button above

    ''They Wouldn't Let Me Leave'': Refereeing Issues Are Not Just In Soccer

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 17:14

    We have all shouted at our telly's when we don't agree with a refereeing decision and some of us will be guilty of expressing our opinion when attending a sporting event as well.. but has it gone too far? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/09132518/SoccerReferees_0911.mp3"][/audio] Soccer referees in the North Dublin School-Boys and School girls leagues have suspended all matches for this weekend in protest to the constant abuse they are receiving at games. Nathan Murphy from Off The Ball joined Dermot and Dave to discuss this issue more and there is also reaction from Kildare man Jack Doyle, who is a GAA referee. Click the Play button above to hear the full chat  

    Dave's World Bad Jokes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 3:57

    'A colon can really change the meaning of a sentence' [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/09124418/BadJokes_0911.mp3"][/audio] It's the most groan-tastic time of the week! Dave was back with his bad jokes, and there's some doozies in there! You can catch the craic by clicking play above. 

    What Happens To Your Social Media Accounts When You Die?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 7:46

    It's something that we often joke about but with many of our lives now documented online, there is the additional question of ‘what happens to my social media account if I die?'. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/09131657/CarrieBudds_0911.mp3"][/audio] Not only is there the question of what happens with things like photos, comments and messages but also, the additional upset of family members being reminded of things like birthdays. Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Carrie Budds from Quokka Wellness detailed some of the different ways social media accounts are managing our digital legacies. Carrie also explained how there have been some instances of social media accounts being used for trolling and even for identity theft. To catch Carrie's tips, click play above and Carrie has also gone into more detail and shared some additional reading on her own website.

    The Different Stages Of Getting Old. Recognise Any Of These?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 8:32

    There are 6 stages to becoming old according to Dermot and Dave. Can you relate to any of them? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/09124528/Bernard_Sweets_0911.mp3"][/audio] Comedian, Bernard O'Shea joined Dermot and Dave to discuss some of the foods he hated when he was a youngfella, that he now loves. This had Dermot worries that he is becoming an old man. Is he right? You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button above. 

    Best Of Frenemies With Dermot & Dave: Ray Houghton And Derval O'Rourke

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 44:41

    Proudly brought to you by Heineken  Best of Frenemies with Dermot and Dave is a brand new podcast series celebrating the best of sporting rivalries on and off the pitch. On the first episode Dermot & Dave are joined by Ireland and Liverpool football legend Ray Houghton who speaks about some of his most fierce rivalries – even after the full time whistle was blown - including a frosty encounter with Graeme Souness. The lads also spoke to Derval O'Rourke, who shared some hilarious stories about her biggest rival in the running world! All of that and we go behind the scenes at Bohemian FC and two sporting rivals go head to head in a quick fire battle. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2018/11/05110001/BOF-Episode-1-FINAL-EDIT.mp3"][/audio] With thanks to Heineken, proud sponsor of Heineken Champions Cup and UEFA Champions League. Get the facts. Be Drinkaware. Visitdrinkaware.ie.  

    Inside Ireland's Most Eco Friendly Village

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 13:26

    Just outside Cloughjordan in Tipperary, there is a remarkable place that is trying to change the way we look at living. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/08125441/EcoVillage_0811.mp3"][/audio] Since 1999, the people involved in the village have been trying to establish a village that reflects a more sustainable, more eco-friendly way of life. Cloughjordan Eco Village was established in 1999, with the first residents moving in back in 2009. Now, 55 families live in the village which has a community farm, a bakery, and some stellar broadband! Speaking to Dermot and Dave, Iva Pocock, one of the founders and a resident of Cloughjordan Eco Village explained what's involved, what life is like in the village and what can be learned from it. You can catch all the chat by clicking play above.  Main image courtesy of Eoin Campbell. 

    Presents Are Sorted With The Skin Nerd's Ultimate Gift Guide

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 12:45

    Worried about getting your Mammy an anti-ageing cream? Trying to think of something to get your Uncle who has everything? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/08124850/SkinNerd_0811.mp3"][/audio] Skin care is a great present to get, but it can be a stress for the present giver. Well, stress no more, because who better to offer her advice than our resident skin guru, Jennifer Rock. The Skin Nerd joined Dermot and Dave for a Mind Yourself Now special. Jennifer had advice on what to buy for people from their teens to their 80s, what to look out for, and what to avoid. To catch Jennifer's tips, click play above!

    How I Met Your Father Is The Spin-Off We All Needed

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 9:15

    Were you a fan of 'How I Met Your Mother'? If so, then you'll be delighted to hear that there is going to be a new spin-off! [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/08123130/Telly_0811.mp3"][/audio] For Maria's Telly, Producer Maria Devereux told Dermot and Dave what's on the box this week, including a new Netflix series called 'Love never lies' and it sounds bonkers! You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button above.

    Does Ketchup Taste Different When Made On Mars? You Can Now Find Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 8:31


    Houston, We have ketchup!  [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/11/08122759/SpaceNorah_0811.mp3"][/audio] Dr Norah Patten joined Dermot and Dave to chat about the new Heinz Tomato Ketchup, Marz Edition. Norah also chatted about the recent surge in Space traffic and how she feels about millionaires and actors such as William Shatner heading up into Space without years and years of training. Heinz's research saw them team up with a group of leading scientists at the Florida Institute of Technology's Aldrin Space Institute to grow Heinz tomatoes of a high enough quality to become bottles of the iconic Heinz Tomato Ketchup. This is ketchup, but not as you know it – it's created with tomatoes grown in out-of-this-world conditions - Martian soil. You can listen to the full chat by clicking the Play button. 


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