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 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 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.