Ep 960: Biden Won, But Can He Govern?

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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Ep 959: Brexit – Time To Make Your Mind Up, EU Tells Britain

Naomi O'Leary, Europe correspondent with the Irish Times, joins Eamon to discuss the tense final stages of the the Brexit negotiations between the EU and Britain.

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Ep 958: Gabriel Byrne - Walking With Ghosts

Author and actor Gabriel Byrne and Eamon talk about Gabriel's recently released memoir.

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Ep 957: Kinahan's Gang Rule Extends Into Prisons

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor at The Sunday World, talks to Eamon.

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Focus: Robert Fisk – 1946-2020

Robert was one of the great journalists, a brave and passionate man, totally committed to truth and justice. May he rest in peace. — Eamon

Ep 797: Robert Fisk - No End to Israeli Expansion

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

Ep 622: Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk, Middle East reporter for the Independent, talks to Eamon about Trump's plan for peace in Israel, and the fallout from the killing of Iranian general Kassem Suleimani.

Ep 547: Robert Fisk on Trump, Journalism, and the Middle East

The legendary foreign correspondent talks to Eamon about the legacy of Bush and Blair in the Middle East, America's dark days under Trump, and the role of the media today.

Ep 211: Robert Fisk on the age of Trump

Eamon is joined in studio by journalist and writer Robert Fisk to discuss Donald Trump, what his election says about American politics, as well as Brexit, the middle-east and more.

Ep 113: Robert Fisk on Trump and the Middle East

Eamon is joined by journalist Robert Fisk to talk about the crisis in Syria, Donald Trump, and the ongoing issues in the Middle East.

Ep 13: Robert Fisk on War, Journalism and 40 Years in Beirut, Part 1

Eamon Dunphy is joined by the great journalist and foreign correspondent Robert Fisk. Part 2 is available Monday, 15 January on iTunes and SoundCloud.

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 952: Covid-19 - Sweden Got it Wrong

Philip O'Connor, an Irish journalist living in Stockholm, reports on troubling Covid-19 case numbers and changing public attitudes in Sweden.

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Ep 948: The World's Economy in Uncharted Territory

Eamon is joined by Chris Johns and Jim Power to discuss the economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the different strategies used by the Irish and UK governments to deal with it.

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Focus: US Politics

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

Ep 960: Biden Won, But Can He Govern?

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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Ep 953: Colm Tóibín - On Donald Trump and His People

Writer Colm Tóibín talks to Eamon about the legacy of Donald Trump's presidency, and what comes next for America.

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