Ep 797: Robert Fisk - No End to Israeli Expansion

Robert Fisk talks to Eamon about growing moves by Israel to annex the West Bank.

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We publish five or more episodes a week, covering everything from analysis of the weekend’s football through to the biggest stories in national and international politics.

We go deep on the stories that matter most.

Ep 796: Lack of Covid Leadership is Dangerous

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Assistant Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, tells Eamon that the new government should have a Minister for Covid-19.

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Ep 795: More Bad News for the Kinahan Mob

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon.

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Focus: New Government, New Politics?

In-depth coverage of a potentially historic moment in Irish political life.

Ep 784: Our Political Crisis - Micheál Martin and the Green Party Play for High Stakes

Green Party member Seán McCabe talks to Eamon about the party's divided opinion on entering coalition with Fine Gael and Fine Fáil.

Ep 782: Can The Blueshirts Learn To Love Fianna Fáil?

Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern History at UCD, on the historic alliance at the heart of our government.

Ep 747: Government Formation Talks – Greens Throw A Spanner in the Works

Michael Brennan, political editor of the Sunday Business Post, talks to Eamon about the ongoing attempts to form a new government.

Ep 729: Alan Kelly, Labour Party Leader. We Can't Go Back to the Old Ireland

Alan Kelly talks to Eamon about government formation and his vision for Ireland's future.

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 796: Lack of Covid Leadership is Dangerous

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Assistant Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, tells Eamon that the new government should have a Minister for Covid-19.

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Ep 791: Covid-19 – More Deaths But Sweden Stays Cool

Journalist Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm.

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Ep 785: Covid-19 - Low Numbers Can Lie, The Virus Is Around and Dangerous

Tomás Ryan, Assistant Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

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Focus: US Politics

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

Ep 790: Polls Suggest Americans Weary of The Donald

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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Ep 774: Trump Tacks To His Base As Polls Favour Biden

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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