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Ep 918: Covid-19 - Virus Out of Control in Putin's Russia

Bryan MacDonald, journalist with RT, talks to Eamon about Covid-19, Trump v Biden and Putin v Merkel.

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Ep 917: Covid – A Dissident Voice

Dr. Martin Feeley, who resigned as clinical director of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group last month, talks to Eamon about the need to challenge the coronavirus consensus.

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Ep 916: Angela Merkel - The Leader Germany and Europe Can Ill-Afford to Lose

Berlin based journalist Clifford Coonan talks to Eamon.

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Eamon Dunphy

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 Keane, and most recently his own memoir, The Rocky Road.

As a newspaper columnist Eamon has written for a number of newspapers, most notably the Irish Daily Star and the Sunday Independent. He was a contributor to RTÉ’s soccer panel for 40 years and was the editor and presenter of the drivetime radio show The Last Word for five years in the newly established Radio Ireland (now Today FM). Eamon launched The Stand in November 2016.

Focus: Coronavirus

The most pressing social crisis in living memory, discussed and evaluated by the experts.

Ep 918: Covid-19 - Virus Out of Control in Putin's Russia

Bryan MacDonald, journalist with RT, talks to Eamon about Covid-19, Trump v Biden and Putin v Merkel.

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Ep 917: Covid – A Dissident Voice

Dr. Martin Feeley, who resigned as clinical director of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group last month, talks to Eamon about the need to challenge the coronavirus consensus.

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Ep 912: Boris Waits For US Election Result Before Making His Brexit Move

Chris Johns joins Eamon to discuss the increasingly evident failures of nations to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Focus: US Politics

The Trump presidency covered every week, straight from Washington D.C.

Ep 919: America Decides, The World Waits

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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Ep 902: Polarised and Fearful – America Votes

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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