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What made you turn up the radio this week? It might have been funny, it might have been sad, it might have been infuriating, but hopefully, all of it was compelling. Here are your quotes of the week

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 Man going to Mars on Futureproof

Joseph Roach is the only Irish man on a shortlist of just 1000 that have been picked by space exploration company Mars One to colonize Mars.  The only catch is that once he leaves, he can never come back.

Joesph told Jonathan McCrea on Futureproof his reasons for wanting to leave his friends and family for a Martian adventure

Repeat offender on Pat Kenny

There was a lot of reaction this week to a report that  Francis Fitzgibbon had on Pat Kenny’s show on Wednesday. He spoke to 30 year old Paul, a former prisoner who was a serial re-offender with 78 convictions since he was the age of 15. He talked to Francis about some of crimes, which included assaulting a female garda

Nigel Owen speaks up about coming out in sport on Breakfast

This week, former Germany international and Aston Villa footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger (Hit-Zel-sperger) yesterday announced he was gay.

On Thursday’s Breakfast Show, Chris, you spoke with Nigel Owens a rugby union referee, who came out in 2007.

He said that there should be no question about there being a debate about coming out in sport

Henry and the Limerick rapper on the city of Culture

Limerick is still licking its wounds after a bad start to hosting The City of Culture but what do the people on the ground think? Henry McKean met Limerick rapper Jay Red who talks about his pride and love for his city, Limerick....


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