Sound of the Nation

Genes!!!… surprise voices!!!… and we’re watching you…

For a long time genetics, the study of genes, was a 'missing science' in that very little was known about genes.  Author Siddhartha Mukkherjee is an oncologist and his new book 'The Gene' delves into the fascinating world of

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Dave talks to legend Buzz Aldrin…..

  Today on The Dave Fanning Show Buzz Aldrin spoke to Dave about his incredible life and the legendary voyage of Apollo 11. Buzz's new book is called 'No Dream Is Too High' by Simon and Schuster Harvey O'Brien; Lecturer in Film Studies

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Dave talks to Barry McGuigan and Mick Dowling about the ‘greatest ever’…..

Today on the Dave Fanning Show Barry McGuigan and Mick Dowling spoke about the great Muhammad Ali Brian Lloyd from Entertainment.ie had a look at some of the best 'bromances' to hit our screens Consumer Expert and Author of 'Know Your

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Dave talks good Habits, Jojo Moyes, Top Gear and more….

Today on the Dave Fanning Show we heard from Jojo Moyes and Director Thea Sharrock about their 'weepie' new film Me Before You Dr Niamh Shaw had some tips on how to form good habits and build up your will power Carole Coleman was in studio

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Olympic Diver, Bruce from the archives and Summer Reads

  Today Dave Fanning spoke to Greg Louganis; a four time Olympic gold medalist and probably the world’s greatest ever diver.   Despite incredible sporting achievements for his country, Greg Louganis suffered enormous stigma and never received

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Theme Tunes and Outer Space…!

Movie Critic Brian Lloyd chats with Dave about some of the best TV theme tunes.   It's 25 years this month since Helen Sharman became the first ever British astronaut to journey into space.

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Dave talks to Elvis Costello and more

Today Dave Fanning spoke to Elvis Costello in advance of his gigs in Ireland this summer. Irish Casting Director Ros Hubbard who has worked on such films as The Lord of the Rings franchise, The Bourne Identity, King Kong, The Da Vinci Code, The

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Gardening in Small Spaces… Storm Troopers…

Michael Kelly, Founder of Grow It Yourself, talks about how you can grow your own fruit and veg even if you live in a tiny little apartment.   Author Sarai Walker talks with Dave about her book Dietland, a story about a woman who is

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Summer Blockbusters, Missed Hit Songs, Diet Shockers and more

Today on the Dave Fanning Show Manchán Magan told us why we should all go and visit the incredible state of Arizona What Are You Eating?! Philip Boucher-Hayes was in studio to talk about the programme that has had everyone talking for the past 6

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Electric Cars, What’s in your Makeup Bag

Motor Journalist Michael Sheridan chats with Dave about electric cars... something we don't all know a lot about...  He talks about the pros and cons of having an electric car and discusses what the future holds for them. In Episode 2 of

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