Philip

Philip O'Connor

Philip O'Connor is an Irish freelance multimedia journalist, broadcaster and author living and working in Stockholm, Sweden for the last 20 years. In that time, he has covered major sporting events such as soccer World Cups and the Olympics as well as elections and breaking news all over Scandiavia. A fluent Swedish speaker, he also understands Norwegian and Danish.

Ep 1019: Covid -19 - Sweden’s Gamble a Spectacular Failure

Journalist Philip O'Connor talks to Eamon from Stockholm.

Ep 983: How Sweden Botched its Coronavirus Response

Journalist Philip O'Connor talks to Eamon from Stockholm.

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.

Ep 936: Surge in Cases Tests Sweden's Resolve

As Sweden feels the force of a second wave, Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm.

Ep 907: Covid-19 - Victory Over The Virus No Longer Assured For Sweden

Sweden-based journalist Philip O'Connor talks to Eamon.

Ep 876: Covid-19 – In Sweden, the Jury is Still Out

Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm on the early signs of a Swedish spike, and Johan Giesecke's contribution to the Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response.

Ep 839: Covid-19 – Sweden Serenely Plays The Long Game

Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm.

Ep 815: Covid-19 – Sweden Plays The Long Game

Philip O'Connor reports from Sweden.

Ep 767: Covid-19 - Sweden Fears Tegnell May Be Wrong

Stockholm based journalist Philip O'Connor talks to Eamon.

Ep 759: Who Murdered Olof Palme?

And is Sweden's Covid gamble about to fail? Philip O'Connor talks to Eamon.

Ep 755: Dr. Superstar Leads Sweden's Battle With The Virus

Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm on the latest Covid-19 developments in Sweden, and the role of the country's high-profile state epidemiologist, Anders Tegnell.

Ep 727: Covid 19 - Though Fatalities Rise Sweden Sticks With the Game Plan

Philip O'Connor reports from Sweden.

Ep 717: Covid-19 - Steadfast Sweden Not for Turning

Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm.

Ep 690: Covid-19 – Sweden Rolls The Dice

Journalist Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm.

Ep 683: Sweden - An Oasis Of Calm In A Troubled World

Journalist Philip O'Connor reports from Sweden.

Ep 247: The case for Conor McGregor and MMA

Philip O'Connor joins Eamon to discuss Conor McGregor, his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas last weekend, and the ugly scenes it sparked in and out of the octagon. Does that really represent the sport?

Ep 225: The Rise of Sweden's Far Right

Eamon talks to Philip O'Connor, an independent journalist based in Stockholm, about the rise of Sweden's far right.

Ep 214: The rise of nativism in Sweden

Eamon is joined by Swedish-based journalist Philip O'Connor to discuss life in Sweden ahead of the upcoming election in which the rise of nativism looks set to play a key part.