As chaos descended on Afghanistan, Damien spoke to a young Afghan national, Ashuk Hussein - who lives in Waterford - about the devastating scenes in his home country as the Taliban's hold on the country continues to grow. Dr Tom Clonan, leading Irish security expert, also gave his analysis.
Political reporter Aoife Moore (Irish Examiner) spoke out a controversial few days for Waterford TD Matt Shanahan over a Tweet which left him accused of 'victim shaming'.
Home to Kilmac from New York, Maurice Barron - and his dad Ger - joined Damien in studio to talk about the road to recovery for Maurice's young daughter Ava who has endured a difficult battle with cancer Stateside.
And, Caitlin Whelan from Waterford Youth Arts spoke to Damien about their production of 'Romeo and Juliet' at Wyse Park taking place all this week.