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The Stand with Eamon Dunphy is a current affairs, sport and culture podcast posting five or more episodes each week. Editor and Presenter - Eamon Dunphy As a former professional and international soccer player Eamon was capped 23 times for Ireland. He has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and written five best selling books including an early memoir Only a Game?, U2’s biography Unforgettable Fire, Sir Matt Busby’s biography A Strange Kind of Glory, Roy Keane’s autobiography Kea ...
 
A podcast looking at Left politics in Ireland from the Irish Left Archive. We talk to activists, writers, historians, politicians and others involved in Left organisations and movements about their experiences of participating in Left parties and campaigns; Left publications and political documents they've been involved in; and the history and development of progressive politics in Ireland. We also look at the role of the Irish Left Archive and similar informal projects. The podcast is hoste ...
 
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The Birkbeck Department of Politics and its research centre, the Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life, hosts a range of talks, lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year. Our events feature leading academics, public figures and commentators from a range of fields. Listen to them here.
 
everymum is Ireland's fastest growing and most engaged parenting community with over 230,000 members, expert advice and genuine support. Hosted by Sinead O'Moore, everymum the podcast is here to give every mum a voice & to talk about the parts of motherhood, we don't hear enough about. So if it’s an inspiring pep talk, some reassuring words, connection to help you feel less alone, or just some fun honest chat from women who don’t hold back that you need, I promise you we’ll be here for you t ...
 
The Love and Courage podcast features interviews with inspirational people who are making a real difference in the world today. Guests are typically people passionate about social justice, and who have demonstrated courage and conviction in their lives. Ruairí McKiernan is a multi award winning Irish social innovator, campaigner, writer and public speaker. He is the founder of the pioneering SpunOut youth organization, and helped set-up the Uplift and the A Lust For Life non-profits. In 2012 ...
 
Welcome to the Mile End Institute podcast. We bring together politicians, commentators, academics, students, and members of the public to discuss and debate the major challenges facing us in a fast-moving and ever-changing world. If you are interested in finding out more about what we do, and how you can get involved, please see our website and sign up to our mailing list: qmul.ac.uk/mei
 
A weekly look at what's new and evocative in News, sport, entertainment and politics from around Ireland and the world. The HazBeanz show is presented by Martin Beanz Warde, Irish Traveller and Stand up comedian. Hazbeanz is Ireland's only travelling podcast, where the show travels to each interviewee in a campervan, soaking up the scenery, sounds and smells of each location.Let us invite you into the van for a cup of tea, a chat and a whole lot of laughs. We take the unfiltered approach to ...
 
Everyday for your entire life, you've been force fed garbage, and you're expected to take it with a smile! Now is the time to stop those pesky schools, social media, and news networks from leading you off a cliff into an eternal sleep. Wake up today! Open your mind to the world, as real people fill you in on The Statist Quo! Join our host Matt, an Iraq War veteran and ex-convict. If a former, enthusiastic cog in the war machine can break away from the statist quo mentality, then so can you! ...
 
This Scholarcast series hosts eight lectures by major scholars on literary and cultural transactions across the Irish Sea, and which focus on the Irish Sea as an 'inner waterway' of the British and Irish Isles. Copyright UCD 2012. All rights reserved. Scholarcast theme music by: Padhraic Egan, Michael Hussey and Sharon Hussey. Series produced by PJ Matthews. Technical support from UCD IT Services, Media Services.
 
Welcome to Andy McGibbons' Politics, Culture and some other shit Podcast. I mostly talk about the politics of Ireland, the northern bit in which I live and beyond. I cover international stories from an anti imperialist stance. I advocate for a New Ireland united and free. I also like to talk a bit about culture, I play in a band called The Bonnevilles and have toured our beautiful planet and in that touring have met and seen many wonderful things which I like to share.
 
A critical but mostly overlooked aspect of both contemporary and historical political violence is the role diaspora communities have played in the planning, organization, financing, and execution of acts of terror. Members of the American Irish, Canadian Sikh, Swiss Tamil and Australian Croat diasporas—to provide just a sample—have all been powerful agents in the terrorist activities perpetrated in the name of their national and religious communities. The Diaspora Politics and Transnational ...
 
The Audio Long Read podcast is a selection of the Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more
 
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Years of being on the opposite side of difficult Brexit negotiations have unarguably damaged Irish-British relations. But how bad is the damage? To find out, this week's host Pat Leahy talks to former Irish ambassador to the UK Bobby McDonagh and our London editor Denis Staunton. They also discuss the latest developments in the standoff over the No…
 
What have the Romans ever done for us? That’s the question put to his pals by Reg, in a much quoted scene from Monty Python’s Life of Brian. The debate is notionally about imperial oppression of Judea, but the assembled radicals ultimately agree that, in fact, the Romans were the bringers of sanitation, education, wine, public order, irrigation, ro…
 
Live from South Africa, the latest on Omicron - focussing on what we know, not what we think...Here at home, it's panto or playdate and a mask in school - hard on the kids but it has to be done... a real or an artificial Christmas tree - which is the more sustainable & there's lots more.. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Olaf Scholz replaces Angela Merkel and brings the Green Party and Free Democratic Party together with the Social Democrats to form a government. But with a new surge in Covid-19 and the arrival of the Omicron variant, Germany's complicated relationship with Russia and China and its place within the EU and meeting the tests of Climate Change, this n…
 
This Reboot Republic talks with Stephen Kinsella, Professor of Economics at the University of Limerick, author, and Chief Economics Writer for The Currency.news. Rory and Stephen discuss the role of the state in housing, the potential for a state enterprise to build homes and its necessity to ensure affordable housing delivery, and the risk of inve…
 
As climate science has gone mainstream, outright denialism has been pushed to the fringes. Now a new tactic of dismissing green policies as elitist is on the rise, and has zoned in on a bitter row over a disused airport in Kent. By Jack Shenker. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod…
 
Economist and commentator Chris Johns talks to Eamon in the aftermath of the Channel tragedy and questions Home Secretary Priti Patel's competence in managing migration in the UK. Also as a leadership challenge begins to look possible, could the Spectator's Politician of the Year, Rishi Sunak, step forward and will the Tory party turn on Boris if h…
 
Our guest in this episode is Jess Spear. Jess is an eco-socialist and socialist feminist activist based in Dublin. She is National Organiser of RISE, a revolutionary Marxist network of People Before Profit (PBP). She is the editor of the eco-socialist quarterly magazine, Rupture, and co-authored the pamphlet What is eco-socialism?. She was a resear…
 
This week on the tortoise shack Sunday Special, we had a bumper show. Joining us to talk about the events of the week were Social Democrats TD, Cian O'Callaghan, writer, advocate and friend of the shack, Emma DeSouza, TCD Professor, Tómas Ryan and former political prisoner - now law student, Ibrahim Halawa.We discuss the very worrying trend of incr…
 
Guests include Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price, Founder of Atlantic Pacific International Rescue which saves people from drowning Robin Jenkins, Dr Lindsey Blummell, from City University, Clinical Epidemiologist from Queen Mary University of London Dr Deepti Gurdasani, Shadow Foreign Affairs & International Development Minister and the Labour MP for …
 
Abram Van Engen of Washington University in St. Louis taught a class about how the Pilgrims became part of the United States' founding story in 19th-century history textbooks. He described why early historians and educators emphasized the Pilgrims' Plymouth Colony over earlier settlements, such as Jamestown in Virginia. Learn more about your ad cho…
 
You might have read that the British Government are planning to compile an "official" history of The Troubles. We are cynical, so it was a pleasure to be rejoined in the Tortoise Shack by troubles historian and author of books on Loyalism, Gareth Mulvenna. We discuss the ideas merits and demerits, Gareth's take on whether an official history is eve…
 
In this weeks episode Sinead is joined by Midwife and Mother Jennifer Moynihan creator of the instagram account @poochandcooch We talk about birth, transformations being a pandemic healthcare worker and as Jennifer says - having the best seat in the house. We talk about the impact of the restrictions on our incredible midwives who have gone above a…
 
Niall Stanage, Associate Editor of The Hill and White House columnist, talks to Eamon about Joe Biden's presidency, the impact of inflation on his standing in the polls and racial tensions in the US. Donald Trump watches on and continues to exert pressure and influence on the Republican Party. Recorded 26th November 2021. See acast.com/privacy for …
 
Prof. Paul Moynagh joins Eamon to outline the implications of the new Covid-19 variant, the Botswana Variant or B.1.1.529, and gives an insight to what the changes are when compared to previous variants. He also talks about the need for greater global rollout of the vaccine and the hugely positive value of the anti-viral treatments that are being d…
 
Katarzyna (Kasia) Bartoszyńska is an assistant professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at Ithaca College. Her research and teaching focuses on the novel form and the theories connected to it, combining a formalist investigation of textual mechanics with an interest in studies of gender, sexuality, race, and world literature. Prof. Barto…
 
Many of you will have seen some of the comments made by DCU Lecturer, Mark Humphrys. We were delighted to be joined in the tortoise shack by two of the organisers of a Black Lives Matter Rally that takes place tomorrow in DCU at 1pm, against his type of repugnant and intolerant views, Christine O'Mahony and Darragh Adelaide. We discuss their reacti…
 
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