Ep 976: Covid-19 – Christmas With Fingers Crossed

Anthony Staines, professor of Health Systems in DCU, talks to Eamon about the 'calculated risk' of easing Covid pandemic restrictions over Christmas.

Published: 17/12/2020 google_podcasts_badge_svg Created with Sketch.

Latest Episodes:

Ep 1873: Premier League - Ange Postecoglou, the real Special One, casts his spell on Spurs

John Giles joins Eamon to review some of the weekend's Premier League matches.

Ep 1872: Election success of far-right pariah Geert Wilders stuns the Netherlands and Europe

Journalist and author Simon Kuper joins Eamon to talk about the unexpected success of Geert Wilders and his Party for Freedom in the recent election in the Netherlands and the rise of far-right parties across Europe. Simon is writes a regular column in the Financial Times and is author of a number of books including Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK and Barça: The rise and fall of the club that built modern football.

Ep 1871: Unintended consequences of proposed Gambling Bill could be devastating for the Irish horse racing industry

Racing legend Ruby Walsh talks to Eamon on the folly at the heart of well-meaning legislation that is aimed at problem gambling.