ROG-Ruby Breakfast: the questions you want asked

The questions have been flooding in ahead of Friday’s Irish Examiner Breakfast. Here are 10 of the best for each of our guests.

You might remember last year’s Irish Examiner Ronan O’Gara Ruby Walsh Breakfast was an entertaining affair where our duo tackled a full range of gambits from fashion choices to Cheltenham tips.

We’re back in the Clarion Hotel in Cork again next Friday morning. And over the past few weeks, we invited readers and guests to ask Ronan & Ruby a question.

The results were plentiful!

It’s fair to say that interest in the reaction of Mrs O’Gara to a certain recent chat show appearance dominated the mailbox, but an impressive range of topics were covered, from the controversial to the topical to the downright nosey.

We have drawn some of the best questions and will put them to the lads on Friday morning, but in the meantime here’s a little favour of what we got.....


Did you ever feel jealous/envious of the send off Brian O Driscoll received and feel you deserved the same?

Is there anything you would like to ask Ryan Tubridy?

You are offered the Munster manager role this summer; what two Irish-eligible players would you sign to bolster the squad?

Would you be nervous getting up on Ruby Walsh's horse?

If you could change one moment in your career, what would it be?

Was WC2007 in Paris your worst Irish memory?

How was it seeing Munster let your good friend Peter Stringer go?

Do you ever get irritated when listening to George hook after rugby matches?

Did you ever play Gaelic football and did you ever get an invitation to be a special teams kicker in the NFL?

Would you want or encourage your own son to play rugby professionally?


Will you eat the breakfast?

Is A.P the greatest of all time in your eyes?

Given his impressive start, just how favourably does Faugheen compare to Hurricane Fly at a similar age? Will he potentially better the Fly's record?

Willie Mullins or Paul Nicholls - who has the better tactical brain as a trainer?

What methods (if any) of visualisation do you use when preparing for a race?

What's your favourite of your Dad's famous quotes?

Is Foxrock the best chance your dad has of a win at Cheltenham?

Has your career been worth the all the aches and pains that are coming down the line in retirement?

Your favourite horse of all that you have ridden?

Would you buy a greyhound pup from me?

Who's taking the horse to France!?

Tune in to our LiveBlog on Friday morning for some answers.

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