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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.
 
The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Jessica Elgot, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics. On Politics Weekly Extra, Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland speaks with some of the Guardian’s US team about the latest from the 2020 presidential election campaign
 
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 particular materials in the archive; the experience of producing political periodicals and documents, and of participating in left campaigns; 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 ...
 
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 ...
 
When you think about Brits Abroad, you probably have some clear ideas about who they are. Pensioners soaking up the sun in Spain is probably top of that list. What if I told you that 79% of the British population living in the EU-27 are of working age and below? Or that Britain has one of the highest emigration rates in the world? This is a podcast all about what Brexit means to and for British citizens living in the EU27. Hosted by Dr Michaela Benson, it focuses on Brexit as it takes place ...
 
We delve into the nitty gritty of Brexit and try to make some sort of sense of it, bringing you episodes as and when you need them. We’ll be hearing from Britons and Europeans, leavers and remainers, politicians and ordinary people, economists, businessmen, lawyers, researchers, campaigners and many more about what Brexit means for them, for the UK and for the EU, how it might work – and how it might not. It's a podcast that can’t get enough of experts ... and we want to hear from you too
 
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.
 
everymum is Ireland's fastest growing and most engaged parenting community with over 220,000 members, expert advice and real honest support. Following the success of #imeverymum a campaign designed to allow women to share and celebrate their experience of motherhood, everymum the podcast is here to give mums a voice, to help us feel less alone and to help us all talk more about the insane highs and anxious defeats. Season 2 of #everymumthepodcast is sponsored by WaterWipes - The World's Pure ...
 
“The Case For Immigration” podcast explores issues in American history, economics, political philosophy, and culture and argues that large-scale immigration benefits Americans across income levels and strengthens American culture. The podcast argues that cuts to current immigration levels would leave America weaker, smaller, less innovative, less optimistic, less religious, and less able to meet its fiscal obligations. The podcast is hosted by Nathan Brown, an immigration lawyer in Fresno, C ...
 
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 ...
 
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Health editor Paul Cullen and columnist Una Mullally join Hugh and Harry this week to talk about a Tuesday of drama, and occasional slapstick, with the Government introducing its five-stage plan for society to live with Covid-19 in the months ahead. The messaging on the day was universally panned, but beyond that, does the plan make sense?…
 
In this episode we talk to Alan Kinsella about his Irish Election Literature collection, how it has developed, and the advantages of a wide online network that has spread internationally; how political activity has changed during the Covid19 pandemic; his podcast “The Others” and the histories that that explores; and also the state of the contempor…
 
Yes we know things are crap, we know people are stressed and on edge and beginning to crack. We know Dublin at least is on the verge of more restrictions. We know the government and its comms strategy is clown car levels of YA WHA. And yet, there's always hope. In this episode, we flip the script, and instead of getting bogged down, ask some beacon…
 
Hope springs eternal, even when it comes to Brexit. London editor Denis Staunton tells Chris Dooley how a post-Brexit trade deal could still be negotiated, despite the deterioration in UK-EU relations over Boris Johnson's Internal Markets bill. But first Denis explains what all the fuss over that bill is about.…
 
CROSS QUESTIONS RETURNS: Lucy Frazer (Justice Minister and Conservative MP for South East Cambridgeshire), Jonathan Reynolds (Shadow Work & Pensions Secretary and Labour MP for Stalybridge and Hyde), Mary Beard (Classicist, broadcaster and feminist campaigner) & Simon Heffer (Historian and Columnist)…
 
Jessica Elgot and John Crace discuss the Covid testing catastrophe and Angela Rayner’s PMQs debut. Rory Carroll and Katy Hayward discuss the future for Northern Irish politics. Plus, Rajeev Syal speaks with the new head of the Whitehall spending watchdog, Gareth Davies. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
 
Guardian — Jessica Elgot and John Crace discuss the Covid testing catastrophe and Angela Rayner’s PMQs debut. Rory Carroll and Katy Hayward discuss the future for Northern Irish politics. Plus, Rajeev Syal speaks with the new head of the Whitehall spending watchdog, Gareth Davies. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicsp…
 
In this episode we speak to family of Terence Wheelock, who died after falling ill in Garda custody in 2005. The family speak powerfully about what it was like to have a loved one die in such circumstances, and how they have been treated by the police since then as they have searched for answers. We also hear from Gary Gannon, TD, and Dr Jonathan I…
 
Health editor Paul Cullen and columnist Una Mullally join Hugh and Harry this week to talk about a Tuesday of drama, and occasional slapstick, with the Government introducing its five-stage plan for society to live with Covid-19 in the months ahead. The messaging on the day was universally panned, but beyond that, does the plan make sense?…
 
John Connell is an award-winning Irish author, playwright, journalist, and film producer. A native of County Longford in the midlands, John is from a rural farming background, something that has greatly influenced his work and thinking, as you'll hear in this conversation. John spent several years living and working in Australia where he was a univ…
 
As Damien returns to the European Parliament after the summer break Clare and Mick have a wide ranging discussion on security and defence issues in Brussels, taking in the arms lobby and security contractors, the EU cybersecurity strategy, the European Defence Fund and the European Peace Facility. Things are on the move everywhere, in Libya, Mali a…
 
Watch this episode on YouTube (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_P0V8QGdnE&feature=youtu.be Dagny Norvoll Sandvik grew up in a musically gifted family in Tromsø, Norway however it wasn’t until later that she truly found her passion for songwriting when she moved to London in her early twenties. Her climb to international attention was meteo…
 
What is Boris Johnson's game? As the House of Commons debates Prime Minister Johnson's controversial Internal Markets bill, Pat and Hugh are joined by The Spectator's James Forsyth to discuss the levels of opposition and support the bill now enjoys, the strategy behind it and the impact it will have on negotiations with the EU.…
 
What is Boris Johnson's game? As the House of Commons debates Prime Minister Johnson's controversial Internal Markets bill, Pat and Hugh are joined by The Spectator's James Forsyth to discuss the levels of opposition and support the bill now enjoys, the strategy behind it and the impact it will have on negotiations with the EU.…
 
In this week's episode Stefanie talks to Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald. What’s it like to be a woman in Irish politics? What would a United Ireland look like? Is it her job to find problems with how the Government does things? And what is the story with Sinn Fein and the IRA? Follow Stefanie on Instagram @StefaniePreissner Thanks to Cathal O'G…
 
This week we discuss the new job of everyone’s favourite onion-munching Australian prime minister Tony Abbott, the general law-breaking of Boris Johnson’s government, and whether it’s appropriate to classify teenagers as LGBT. Joining us is Jazza’s straight Tinder profile. Image based on the classic ABC interview…
 
On Friday evening we were live on zoom with an audience of tortoise shack members and the always terrific writer, columnist, broadcaster and friend of the pod, Dawn Foster. We discuss the reality of the UK recession and what that means for people's everyday lives, the breaking of international law and who is really running the British government. W…
 
In this episode we talk to Mary Muldowney about her political background and experience campaigning in the trade union movement and working in the Socialist Party; pro-choice campaigns including the Women on Waves ship and the abortion referendums; and her work as a historian, and how that relates to her activism. Mary is a historian in residence w…
 
� This week we have Greg, Mike, and Tommy C. keeping you in the know. **Sponsors** Sonar.software Cambium ePMP Bundle **/Sponsors** This week we talk about: Nick A found a $1,800 PTZ camera in the beta store – 22x optical zoom full PTZ Mikrotik Net Power Lite 7R – now with 100% more video Mikrotik HA router scripts(heartbeat link with config sync a…
 
� This week we have Greg, Mike, and Tommy C. keeping you in the know. **Sponsors** Sonar.software Cambium ePMP Bundle **/Sponsors** This week we talk about: Nick A found a $1,800 PTZ camera in the beta store – 22x optical zoom full PTZ Mikrotik Net Power Lite 7R – now with 100% more video Mikrotik HA router scripts(heartbeat link with config sync a…
 
These Live Pods are so much fun. This week we covered the latest political opinion poll, the McGregor arrest, gender reveal parties, sex work submissions and then journalist Peter McGuire joined us to talk about his brilliant series on Noteworthy, Speak or Survive. We also take big look into what happened yesterday on the streets of Dublin.The full…
 
Manchán Magan's book 32 Words for Field, Lost Words of the Irish Landscape has sold out in most places. When you read the blurb accompanying his book, you can see why. "The richness of a language closely tied to the natural landscape offered our ancestors a more magical way of seeing the world. Before we cast old words aside, let us consider the su…
 
This week in The Irish Times has featured a series of articles on the theme of "A Shared Island", with our journalists talking to people of different political persuasions north and south, looking at the future of the island and trying to answer questions, including: How advanced is the drive for border poll? What might a shared island actually loo…
 
This week in The Irish Times has featured a series of articles on the theme of "A Shared Island", with our journalists talking to people of different political persuasions north and south, looking at the future of the island and trying to answer questions, including: How advanced is the drive for border poll? What might a shared island actually loo…
 
Journalism matters, but with an income model under stress and other "sources" available freely on our phones, how do we make it viable? We are joined by Managing Editor with thejournal.ie, Susan Daly and freelance journalist and contributor to Noteworthy, Peter McGuire, to discuss this and take a look at Peter's upcoming long-form pieces on sexual …
 
Dermot Lacey is a Labour Party member of Dublin City Council for the Pembroke ward. ***** That’s what he said He, by the way is Brandon Lewis, the UK’s Northern Ireland secretary, basically their minister for Northern Ireland. What he’s announcing there is the UK government’s shirking from the treaty that they signed last December […] The post Here…
 
President Michael D. Higgins has recorded a special Covid-19 related message to the Irish at home and abroad, for broadcast and for publication in national, regional and local media outlets.In his message, the President highlighted the need for “Solidarity, Care, Compassion and Kindness” in our collective response to the pandemic.See www.president.…
 
Back in 2015, Lara Marlowe reported on what turned out to be just the first of many terror attacks in Europe: the Charlie Hebdo massacre. Now Lara is covering the trial of 14 people for involvement in the events of January 2015 that left twenty, including three assailants, dead. She talks to Dave McKechnie about the details of the story and its imp…
 
Andy That's In The Bonnevilles Podcast #29 Perfidious Albion and United Ireland. Brexit is the zombie reflex of a dead empire. Also record recommends from my cousin the trad musician and artist Barry Kerr. Like Share Subscribe everyone. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/ABonnevilles Instagram You Tube https://twitter.com/ABonnevilles Google …
 
We just posted an emergency episode in support of the current sit-in that is being staged by the former Debenhams workers on Patrick Street Cork on the 153rd day of their strike action for a fair redundancy package and for workers rights. I spoke to Carol Bridgeman who is one of 8 workers in the Patrick Street store having gained access to the buil…
 
This weeks Podcast is about An Taoiseach Micheál Martin; his failure to address Irish Unity; and questions his Shared Island Unit. Partition is almost 100 years old. But for democrats across this island, and in the Irish diaspora, for all of that time it has always been the great wrong that has to be righted. But it is not only a historic wrong. It…
 
Heather Stewart and Polly Toynbee discuss what the new Covid-19 restrictions entail, as well as the latest UK Brexit legislation, for which the government is willing to break international law. Anand Menon and Jennifer Rankin discuss the prospect of getting an EU trade deal. Plus Simon Murphy speaks to Tracey Crouch about the role footballers shoul…
 
Guardian — Heather Stewart and Polly Toynbee discuss what the new Covid-19 restrictions entail, as well as the latest UK Brexit legislation, for which the government is willing to break international law. Anand Menon and Jennifer Rankin discuss the prospect of getting an EU trade deal. Plus Simon Murphy speaks to Tracey Crouch about the role footba…
 
The UK government will intentionally break international law with new legislation designed to let it off the hook for certain aspects of the Northern Ireland protocol, a part of last year's Brexit deal. It's a move that would have been unthinkable not long ago, but it shows just how much the Conservative party has changed under Boris Johnson, says …
 
The UK government will intentionally break international law with new legislation designed to let it off the hook for certain aspects of the Northern Ireland protocol, a part of last year's Brexit deal. It's a move that would have been unthinkable not long ago, but it shows just how much the Conservative party has changed under Boris Johnson, says …
 
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