6.30pm From Cahersiveen to Capitol Hill
Donie O’Sullivan & Jennifer O’Connell
CNN correspondent and proud Kerryman Donie O’Sullivan joins us from Washington DC to talk to Irish Times columnist Jennifer O’Connell about mental health, the rise of the right and the storming of Capitol Hill.
7.45pm Fixing Ireland’s Housing Problem
David McWilliams & Jennifer Bray
Housing will be a deciding factor in the next general election. Irish Times columnist David McWilliams talks to Irish Times political correspondent Jennifer Bray about equitable solutions to a national crisis.
9pm A (Ros)Common Man
Chris O’Dowd & Patrick Freyne
Ten years after his career-changing comedy Bridesmaids, Moone Boy actor Chris O’Dowd talks to Irish Times features writer Patrick Freyne about Hollywood, fatherhood and being part of the IT crowd.
6.30pm The Politics of Fiction
Elif Shafak & Sorcha Pollak
Turkish-born novelist and thinker Elif Shafak talks to New to the Parish writer Sorcha Pollak about how art intersects with pressing global issues from women’s rights to refugees.
7.45pm The Next Taoiseach?
Mary Lou McDonald & Kathy Sheridan
Sinn Féin Leader Mary Lou McDonald could be this country’s first woman Taoiseach. Irish Times columnist Kathy Sheridan talks to her about her life, her politics and her thoughts on a United Ireland.
9pm Lads In Red
Chris de Burgh & Paul Howard
As he prepares to get back on the road for the first time in over a year, singer Chris de Burgh talks to Ross O’Carroll-Kelly creator Paul Howard about his storied musical career.
6.30pm Front Line to Front Row
Linda Djougang & Joanne O’Riordan
Star of the Women’s Six Nations Linda Djougang answers Ireland’s call both as a student nurse and on the rugby pitch. She talks to Irish Times columnist Joanne O’Riordan about performing under pressure.
7.45pm Looking for America
Maureen Dowd & Hugh Linehan
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Maureen Dowd has been a columnist on The New York Times Op-Ed page since 1995. Irish Times Arts & Culture Editor Hugh Linehan asks her about Biden’s America and the legacy of Trump.
9pm Seven Ways to Change The World
Gordon Brown & Fintan O’Toole
Former British Prime Minister and leader of the Labour party Gordon Brown talks to Irish Times columnist Fintan O’Toole about the most pressing problems facing the world and how to fix them.
6.30pm Necessary Sins for Women & Girls
Mona Eltahawy & Róisín Ingle
Feminist firebrand and author Mona Eltahawy tells Irish Times columnist Róisín Ingle why women and girls should be angry, ambitious, profane and even violent in order to dismantle the patriarchy.
7.45pm The Thrill of it All
Jo Spain & Bernice Harrison
Dublin thriller writer Jo Spain tells Irish Times journalist Bernice Harrison about her prolific novel and screenwriting career and working on TV drama Harry Wild.
9pm Love & Commitments
Roddy Doyle & Fintan O’Toole
Booker prize winning author Roddy Doyle talks about his literary life and times with old friend and fellow Dubliner Fintan O’Toole.