61 episodes about coronavirus

Ep 798: Europe Divided On Pandemic Bailout – Angela Merkel's Greatest Challenge

Naomi O'Leary, Europe correspondent with the Irish Times and host of the Irish Passport podcast, talks to Eamon about the EU's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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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 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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Ep 780: Covid-19 - Not Listening to the Science Comes with Risks Attached

Professor Anthony Staines, DCU, talks to Eamon about how wearing a mask and avoiding crowded spaces can help us manage the tensions between locking down and opening up.

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Ep 773: Dithering Boris Being Exposed

Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 771: Covid-19 – Mitigate, Suppress, Eliminate – It's Time to Decide

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College, talks to Eamon.

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

Stockholm based journalist Philip O'Connor talks to Eamon.

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Ep 766: When We Get Back to Business, Support Your Local High Street

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about the impact of the coronavirus on small and medium businesses around the country, and their importance to the national economy.

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Ep 763: Covid-19 – Ireland Heading for Second Surge

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College, talks to Eamon about the risks of Ireland's approach to easing the coronavirus lockdown.

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Ep 760: While Trump Retreats to Isolation Putin Seeks Allies in Europe

Bryan MacDonald, an Irish Journalist working with RT (Russia's English language broadcasting service) talks to Eamon.

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Ep 759: Who Murdered Olof Palme?

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

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Ep 756: Millennials – The Jinxed Generation

Karl Deeter, housing expert and financial advisor with Yes.ie, talks to Eamon about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on our cities and their housing markets.

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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.

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Ep 754: People - Our Principle Export And Emigration Not An Option This Time

Diarmaid Ferriter talks to Eamon about Ireland's history of emigration.

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Ep 751: Brazen Boris Stakes Everything on Dominic Cummings

Economist Chris Johns talks to Eamon.

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Ep 743: Uncharted Waters - The Greatest Economic Crisis in Modern History

Economists Chris Johns and Dan O'Brien discuss with Eamon.

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Ep 742: Covid-19 - Ireland Needs Leadership We Can Trust

Tomás Ryan, Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 739: As Trump Stumbles On, No Show From Biden

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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Ep 736: Britain’s Covid Tragedy - Is the Media Really to Blame?

Brendan O’Neill, Editor of Spiked Online, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 735: Covid-19 - As Things Stand Ireland is in Trouble

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor, Biochemistry at Trinity Institute of Neurosciences talks to Eamon.

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Ep 732: Covid-19 – Strong Political Leadership Needed

Professor Luke O'Neill, chair of Biochemistry at Trinity College Dublin, calls for a Minister for Covid-19, and says that the lack of leadership during the crisis will cost lives.

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Ep 730: Britain's Covid-19 Disaster – Boris Tries To Spin His Way Out

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the bluffing and bullying of the Boris Johnson government.

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Ep 725: Covid-19 – No Surrender from Under Pressure China as Party Fights Back

Peter Goff, Asia correspondent for the Irish Times, reports on the latest coronavirus developments in China and its neighbours.

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Ep 724: Trump's Gamble Opening Up America

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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Ep 722: Covid-19 – As UK Numbers Soar, Tide Beginning to Turn on Boris

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the deepening crisis in the UK, and the return of Boris Johnson from illness.

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Ep 720: Covid-19 - The Numbers And What They Mean

Economist and Analyst David Higgins of Carraighill talks to Eamon.

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

Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm.

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Ep 716: Trump's Theatre of the Absurd

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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Ep 714: Post Covid-19 - Capitalism But Not As We've Known It

Cormac Lucey, Economics Commentator, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 711: Care Home Scandal - Minister Harris and Taoiseach Need to Show Leadership Now

Dr. Jack Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Diseases in the Mater Hospital, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 709: Covid-19 - Capitalism's Greatest Challenge

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

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Ep 708: A Pivotal Moment For Europe

Naomi O'Leary, Europe correspondent with the Irish Times and podcast host of theirishpassport, talks to Eamon about tensions between European nations as they scramble to deal with the coronavirus crisis.

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Ep 705: Covid-19 - The Long and Testing Road Ahead

Prof. Paddy Mallon, specialist in infectious disease at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Professor of Microbial Diseases in the UCD School of Medicine, talks to Eamon about the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Ep 704: Covid-19 – Facing a Mountain of National Debt, Can We Walk Away?

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about the response of the British government to the coronavirus crisis, and the possibility of debt forgiveness.

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Ep 702: Diarmaid Ferriter - Business as usual not an option after the Covid-19 crisis

Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin, Diarmaid Ferriter, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 700: Corrupt and Inept – Leaders Shame the Glory Game

Miguel Delaney, chief football writer with The Independent, joins Eamon to discuss the Premier League's handling of the Coronavirus crisis, and a potential buyer for Newcastle United.

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Ep 698: Covid-19 – No Happy Ending

Dan O'Brien joins Eamon to discuss the latest economic consequences of the coronavirus crisis.

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Ep 692: Britain Pays The Price For Government By Slogan

Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked, talks to Eamon about the UK's response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Ep 691: Trump Exposed – America Tested Like Never Before

Niall Stanage reports from Washington.

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Ep 690: Covid-19 – Sweden Rolls The Dice

Journalist Philip O'Connor reports from Stockholm.

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Ep 686: Europe Must Unite or We Face Catastrophe

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

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Ep 684: Niall Stanage reports from Washington

Niall Stanage talks to Eamon about how the pandemic is being managed in the United States.

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

Journalist Philip O'Connor reports from Sweden.

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Ep 682: Covid-19 Special – Death, Despair, and No Easy Answer as Pandemic Sweeps the World

In a special episode, Eamon is joined by contributors from around the world – Peter Goff in China, Lara Marlowe in France, Richard Fitzpatrick in Barcelona, and Paddy Agnew in Italy – to discuss the political and social effects of the coronavirus on their respective countries.

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Ep 681: Covid-19 Lockdown Causes Dramatic Increase In Domestic Violence

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about some hidden dangers of the coronavirus pandemic, and the slump in the market for recreational drugs.

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Ep 680: Every Chance This Could End Badly

Dan O'Brien and Chris Johns join Eamon to discuss the long-term economic impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Ep 678: Italy's Tragedy - Liam Brady and Paddy Agnew on the Country They Love

Liam and Paddy join Eamon to talk about Italian family and society, soccer and the devastation being caused by Covid-19.

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Ep 677: Recession Looms - Trump Could be in Trouble

Niall Stanage, Associate Editor of the Hill and White House Correspondent, reports from Washington.

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Ep 676: Facing an Economic Wasteland if Governments Fail to Deal with Crisis

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon about how Governments and banks must respond to the current crisis.

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Ep 674: Prof. Paddy Mallon - What You Need to Know about Covid-19

Prof. Paddy Mallon, Professor of Microbial Diseases in the UCD School of Medicine, talks to Eamon about the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Ep 673: Britain discovering there is such a thing as society

Brendan O’Neill on how Covid-19 will change politics forever.

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Ep 671: Biden on the Brink of Victory in Florida, But Covid-19 Chaos Overshadows All

Niall Stanage reports from Washington on the first head-to-head debate in the Democratic Primary Race, and the President's handling of the coronavirus crisis.

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Ep 670: Prof John Crown – Cheltenham was madness, an ounce of prevention is a pound of cure

Professor John Crown, consultant medical oncologist at St. Vincent's Private Hospital in Dublin, talks to Eamon about the global response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Ep 669: Draconian Measures Work – The Lesson from Asia

Peter Goff, China correspondent with the Irish Times, reports on successful attempts to contain the coronavirus pandemic in the far east.

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Ep 668: Amid Coronavirus Fears, Trump and Merkel Hold Keys to the World Economy

Chris Johns talks to Eamon about Covid-19, collapsing stock markets, and what governments can do to avoid long-term economic consequences.

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Ep 662: Covid-19 Could Lead to Economic Devastation

Economist Jim Power talks to Eamon.

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Ep 643: 750m People in Coronavirus Lockdown – Peter Goff reports from China

Peter Goff, China correspondent with the Irish Times, talks to Eamon about life in China as the coronavirus spreads, and the new book by leading Hong Kong protestor, Joshua Wong.

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