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Nailing the day with her distinctive dose of humour and edge, Jenn Zed tells it like it is and hears it back for real from the listeners and guests every weekday morning. Highlights from the daily radio show. Listen live weekdays 9am-12 on RTÉ 2FM.
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Bass Agenda: Underground Electro and Techno Radio Show and Record Label. Radio show broadcasts monthly on Sunday via RTE's 2FM as part of the Late Night Sessions - www.rte.ie/radio/2fm/late-night/1243202-late-night-sessions-rte-2fm/Showcasing the diversity, talent and influences of artists in the broad spectrums that are the Electro & Techno genres: past, present and future. Since 2012 Bass Agenda has asked artists to choose tracks important to them and has featured Interviews, guest mixes, ...
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Housewives and Me is a brand new podcast about why we love The Real Housewives. Host Conor Behan (RTE 2FM, Popsessed) is joined by some of his favourite people to discuss their Housewives viewing habits.
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An indie/alternative podcast for Ireland, UK, and further afield. RobMoro.ie is a music and culture site, providing posts and discussion about the latest indie and alternative scene news, reviews, and interviews.
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For Eoin O’Brien, a Dublin expat living in Bangkok, securing a part in a blockbuster film was the dream of a lifetime. But the Hollywood producer who he thought was giving him his big break was not who they said they were. Host: Fionnán Sheahan, Guest: Eoin O’Brien See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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Politics is a business of relationships, but some connections are closer to home than others - quite literally in the case of Ireland's numerous political dynasties. Is their influence finally dwindling as parties opt for celebrity over legacy? And do the "sins of the father" influence modern voters? Host: Ellen Coyne | Guest: Fionnán Sheahan See o…
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Far-right parties have made gains across Europe, but Ireland won’t be sending any hardliners to Brussels. But while our Government might be pleased with their day at the polls, in France the president has taken a career-defining gamble. Emmanuel Macron has given voters an ultimatum and is sending them back to the ballot box in three weeks’ time, th…
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What happens when a group of individually successful international criminals pool their resources in a bid to consolidate power and corner the outlaw market for themselves? You get the Dubai Super Cartel; a thriving network of notorious gangsters including Ireland’s own most-wanted; the Kinahans. Host: Fionnán Sheahan, Guest: Miles Johnson See omny…
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The once-revered first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, is known as much for her ostentatious taste, as for the millions her family plundered from the public coffers of the Philippines. In 1986 when Imelda fled the country with her husband, then president Ferdinand Marcos, they carried $8.9m in jewellery, cash and bonds, but the Philippine g…
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A Sinn Féin shocker in the locals, a strong show of support for the ‘new look’ Fine Gael, and the not-quite rise of the far right. Friday's elections have left many talking points, as the country looks ahead to a possible Autumn general election, despite what Taoiseach Simon Harris has to say. Host: Kevin Doyle, Guests; Gabija Gataveckaite & Philip…
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This month Bass Junkie and Dr Billy Proctor welcome UK DJ and all round music legend Greg Wilson to the Lab. Greg has an immense history that cuts across many scenes in UK music, not least of all Electro, a sound he was responsible for breaking in the UK back in the early 80s. MODEL 500 – TIME, SPACE, TRANSMAT DYNAMIX II & THE EGYPTIAN LOVER – DEST…
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Amanda Knox returned to Italy last week in an unsuccessful bid to defend herself against a 16 year old slander conviction. The charge, which was upheld by the Italian courts, related to statements she had made while in police custody under conditions which the European Court of Human Rights found to have violated her human rights. As she awaits the…
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Joe Biden's son Hunter has been rocked by a litany of personal and professional scandals, including an affair with his late brother's wife. X-rated videos, gun charges and drug addiction makes Hunter easy prey for Trump supporters. The Indo Daily profiles the Oval Office problem child. Host: Kevin Doyle Guest: Gina London Fist published August 9, 2…
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Marie is joined by Shane McGrath & John Mullane to discuss the Leinster & Munster Hurling Finals, as well as questions over the Joe McDonagh Cup's purpose. Alan Cawley is in studio to chat LOI as well as Jack Grealish being dropped from England's Euro's squad. John Kenny is live from Tolka Park and Cathal Denney is in for Athletics!…
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The death of 23 year old Nicole Morey from a dog attack sustained on Tuesday night saw her Limerick community left reeling as it emerged that the animal had been in her own home and care. As the country reflects on this tragedy, many have called for greater urgency from the government in dealing with the question of the XL Bully, a breed recently b…
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As the UK General Election campaign ramps up, Nigel Farage has entered the race. So could he really split the vote for an already beleaguered Conservative government? Kevin Doyle is joined by Enda Brady to look at a political career defined by metaphorical car crashes, literal plane crashes and Brexit. Host: Kevin Doyle, Guest: Enda Brady See omnys…
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12 years ago, a cyclist in the French Alps made a gruesome discovery one sunny autumn afternoon. The bodies of 4 adults, each of whom had suffered gunshots to the head. Miraculously, two children had survived the bloodbath. Who were they? Why were they killed? And why are French police still looking for answers after all this time? Host: Tabitha Mo…
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They were the broadcasting behemoths who helped Sky Sports and Premier League football change the media landscape forever. The wisecracking duo of Richard Keys and Andy Gray were arguably as famous as the footballers they provided the commentary track for, but at the peak of their punditry prowess, a series of scandals changed the pair’s fortunes f…
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Once upon a time in Hollywood, Armie Hammer had it all, until controversy called his name. The 36-year-old’s career has been in freefall since the emergence of a series of damaging accusations over explicit messages he allegedly sent on social media and an accusation of rape by a woman in Los Angeles in March 2021. How did he respond to the accusat…
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As polarising a figure as Ireland has ever seen, Roy Keane has had somewhat of a rebrand in recent years. The hot head from Cork has traded much of his abrasive side for a more mild-mannered and TV-friendly demeanour. Have decades of feuding ruled him out of the question for the vacant Republic of Ireland manager's job? This episode was originally …
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Today Donald Trump called the judge of his trial ‘the devil’ and launched into a 40-minute rant against ‘corrupt’ government and immigration. Jeff Mason – Washington Correspondent for Reuters, examines how Trump’s guilty verdict catapults the United States into unexplored territory ahead of the Presidential election in November. Can Trump survive t…
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Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern looks at some of his picks for success in next week’s European elections. He also asks is it time that Dublin gets its own mayor or minister, and he assesses if Ireland will soon have an established far-right political party in Leinster House. Host: Tabitha Monahan Guests: Bertie Ahern and John Downing See omnystudio.c…
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Philip Nolan became a household name as one of the experts who led Ireland’s response to the Covid pandemic. More recently though, his conduct as Director General of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has propelled him back onto the frontpages. While his position at SFI has now been terminated by the Board, his role in the future of Research Ireland …
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The shock divorce of Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford have left viewers to wonder where it all went wrong for the TV double act. It’s not the first showbiz conflict Holmes has been involved in, after he was one of the loudest voices amid Phillip Schofield's high-profile ITV departure. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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With 14 seats up for grabs across three national constituencies, the stakes are high in next week’s European elections. As political parties scramble to secure their positions, Independent candidates appear to be making surprising gains. Here’s a closer examination of the race and issues in each constituency. Host: Fionnán Sheahan Guests: Philip Ry…
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Chaos, confusion, and collapsing promises. The investigation into alleged “feis-fixing” in the world of Irish dancing, has exposed financial uncertainty and emotional distress, leading people to ask: Is there a future for Irish dancing in 2024? Host: Fionnán Sheahan, Guest: Ellen Coyne See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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Born into privilege, Michael Burke Jr comes from Irish business royalty, in a family worth hundreds of million euro. But how did the son of a major pharma tycoon become embroiled in an international crypto and money-laundering scam with a former Chinese takeaway shop worker? Host: Rory Tevlin. Guests: John Burns and Rory Mullholland See omnystudio.…
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Most will be familiar with the phrase good things come in threes. But for our national broadcaster, the departure of 3 top acts from the 2FM schedule in recent days, has blindsided bosses at RTE, and left the national radio station in crisis. Why exactly are the country's top talent vacating the Montrose studios? Host: Fionnán Sheahan, Guest: Niamh…
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Maria Bailey's fall from grace was harder than any fall from a swing. Five years ago this week, the former Fine Gael TD went from a relatively unknown backbencher to political infamy. We revisit 'Swing-Gate' and go behind the story that the Irish Independent broke in 2019 with Kevin Doyle. Host: Tabitha Monahan Guest: Kevin Doyle See omnystudio.com…
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In an unprecedented move, Ireland will formally recognise the state of Palestine, with Taoiseach Simon Harris declaring “an important and historic day”. Israel quickly hit back, recalling its ambassador Dana Erlich, and threatening “severe consequences”. How significant is Ireland’s declaration? And what comes next? Host: Ciarán Dunbar Guests: Phil…
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At 18 Tony O’Reilly played rugby for Ireland before going on to become the most glamorous international Irish businessman of his generation. This is the story of how he became Ireland’s first billionaire and how a bitter battle with Denis O’Brien would change his fortunes. Host: Tabitha Monahan Guest: Liam Collins See omnystudio.com/listener for pr…
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Clare prevail and Tipp are blown away ! Niall Moran joins to discuss GAA. in golf US PGA Championship Schauffele wins his first major and Lowry falls short Rayme Burns joined us. Usyk undisputed heavyweight champion. Joe O'Neill joined us to discuss. Manchester City's record 4 in row title Alan Cawley and Stephen Kelly joined Shane to discuss.…
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In 2010, a worm crawled into Robert F Kennedy’s brain, ate part of it and died. That’s according to the man who looks poised to become the third candidate in the US presidential election. Despite being the nephew of President John F Kennedy, his influential family have shunned one of their own and endorsed Joe Biden. However, RFK’s popularity grows…
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As the Dublin-New York Portal is temporarily switched off due to inappropriate behaviour, Fionnán Sheahan takes a walking tour of Dublin with historian and podcaster Donal Fallon, to look at the other monuments that have infamously graced the capital’s main thoroughfare. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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Greg Allen reports from Valhalla on the PGA and Scottie Scheffler's arrest, Paul Corry and Feargal Brennan discuss the Premier League and Stephen Kenny's appointment to Pat's, Ursula Jacob talks Hurling and Camogie, while Brendan Devaney covers the Football, Gavan Casey on the Fury vs. Usyk fight, and Jane Mangan on Racing…
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It’s just three weeks to polling day for the local elections. Five years on from the most recent count in 2019, however, Irish politics has fundamentally changed. Taoisigh and party leaders have come and gone, and we have witnessed the rise and fall in popularity for Sinn Féin. Increasingly, over the last few months, migration has become a contenti…
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