35 episodes about ireland

Ep 1000: Covid-19 – Not The Time For Schools to Open, Politicians and Media Leading Us to Disaster

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin and an Associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon about the failures of government strategy and the potential for a fourth wave.

Ep 895: Reasons for Optimism But We Need a Goalscorer

John Giles joins Eamon to discuss last night's Euro 2020 qualifier between Ireland and Slovakia in Bratislava.

Ep 645: Ireland's Triple Crown Challenge

Neil Francis looks ahead to this weekend's Six Nations action.

Ep 619: A New Dawn for Irish Rugby

Neil Francis joins Eamon to look ahead to this year's Six Nations championship.

Ep 600: Mark Tighe on the FAI – New appointments, same old problems

Mark Tighe, reporter at The Sunday Times and Newsbrands journalist of the year, talks to Eamon about the latest developments in the FAI story.

Ep 588: Warning! Strong language in this podcast – Eamon interviews the Waterford Whisperer

Colm Williamson, founder of Waterford Whispers News, on the business of satire.

Ep 570: We Have To Be Honest – No Easy Fix for Housing Crisis

Karl Deeter, broadcaster and financial adviser at Yes.ie, talks to Eamon about the problems in the housing market – and some possible solutions.

Ep 563: Our Best Performance in Years

John Giles and Liam Brady discuss Ireland's battling draw against the Danes with Eamon, and look ahead to the Euro 2020 playoffs.

Ep 545: The end of the Joe Schmidt era, and the future under Farrell

Neil Francis analyses England's big win over the All Blacks, and looks ahead to the future of Irish rugby.

Ep 538: Found Wanting Again – Ireland's Rugby World Cup is over

Neil Francis joins Eamon to look back on a disappointing weekend for Irish rugby.

Ep 536: Ireland Can Win

Ahead of the biggest game in Irish rugby history, Neil Francis tells Eamon why we have a chance against the All Blacks.

Ep 530: Rugby World Cup – Neil Francis reviews a stormy weekend

Neil Francis joins Eamon in the studio to discuss Ireland's win against Samoa, and Japan's victory over Scotland.

Ep 521: Down but not quite out – Ireland's Rugby World Cup continues

Neil Francis joins Eamon to discuss the flawed victory over Russia.

Ep 516: Rugby World Cup Special – Shocked by Japan, but still in the ball game

Neil Francis analyses Ireland's surprise defeat to Japan.

Ep 386: John Delaney and the latest on the unfolding FAI scandal

Mark Tighe and Kieran Cunningham talk to Eamon about the most recent developments.

Ep 342: Government in crisis over Children's Hospital

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the apology made to the Dail by Minister for Health Simon Harris, and the investigation into the cost overrun of the Children's Hospital project.

Ep 338: Big news ahead of Scotland clash

Eamon is joined by Neil Francis to look back at Ireland's defeat to England last weekend, and Saturday's trip to Murrayfield to take on Scotland. Plus there's big news about Sean O'Brien.

Ep 337: The National Children's Hospital - a joke, but no fun

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the ongoing scandal involving the construction of the National Children's Hospital and the massive budget overrun.

Ep 331: Rugby - Ireland can beat England and win the World Cup

Eamon is joined by Neil Francis to discuss Ireland's opening 6 Nations encounter with England at the Aviva on Saturday, the tournament as a whole and the World Cup later this year.

Ep 224: Ireland's beating in Wales & Roy Keane's future with the Irish soccer team

Eamon talks to Liam Brady and John Giles about Ireland's beating in Wales and Roy Keane's future with the Irish soccer team.

Ep 222: Without Reform Gaelic Football is Dying

Eamon Dunphy speaks to Ewan MacKenna, former Irish sportswriter of the year and journalist for Sunday Business Post and Sunday Times, about the future of the GAA.

EP 194: Richard Dunne

Eamon is joined in studio by former Irish international Richard Dunne to chat about his career in football, from Home Farm to Everton, Man City to Aston Villa, his 80 caps for Ireland and much more.

Ep 167b: 8th Amendment Referendum: Una Mullally (YES)

In the second episode to discuss the upcoming 8th Amendment Referendum, Eamon speaks at length to Irish Times journalist Una Mullally about her belief that we need to repeal the 8th for the benefit of all citizens of Ireland, what she's learned from canvassing, and lots more.

Ep 131: Housing crisis – the truth behind the slogans

Eamon is joined by Karl Deeter of Irish Mortgage Brokers to look at the issue of housing in Ireland, and why perhaps all is not quite as as cut and dry as it seems.

Ep 103: Father Peter McVerry on his despair at the government's approach to the housing crisis

Eamon is joined by Father Peter McVerry to talk about his tireless crusade for the homeless of Ireland and his growing despair at the government's response.

Ep 101: Are we going to Russia?

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the 0-0 draw with Denmark on Saturday night, the second leg at the Aviva on Tuesday, and to assess the chances of qualification for the World Cup in Russia next summer.

Ep 96: David Hall, CEO of Irish Mortgage Holders, on Ireland's Delinquent Bankers

David Hall is a campaigner, CEO of the Irish Mortage Holders Association and founder of New Beginnings, which set out to guide people through the economic crisis. He joins Eamon to dissect the origins of tracker mortgages and how Shane Ross, once poacher of Ireland's delinquent bankers has become the least vocal.

Ep 92: Clare Daly - A Radical View of Ireland

As independent socialist TD for North Dublin, Clare Daly has been one of the most effective members of the Irish government in recent times. She joins Eamon to talk about her life in politics and view on contemporary Ireland.

Ep 91: Lessons from Moldova, a Lifeline from Scotland and Everything to Play for in Cardiff

John Giles, Liam Brady and Eamon review Ireland's win against Moldova and preview the Ireland vs. Wales match.

Ep 90: Tony Connelly on Brexit & All You Need to Know About the UK Leaving the EU

Tony Connelly is the Europe Editor for RTÉ News, based in Brussels. His latest book "Brexit & Ireland: The Dangers, The Stories & The Inside Story of the Response" is available at all good book shops now.

Ep 80: Ireland - A Socialist View

Brendan Ogle is the education and political officer in the Unite Trade Union and one of the most formidable activists on the left of Irish politics. He joins Eamon to discuss his life as a trade unionist and the current state of Irish politics.

Ep 79: A Humbling in Tbilisi

Eamon and the panel discuss philosophy, leadership and look ahead to a massive game against Serbia.

Ep 78: The Housing Crisis - No End in Sight

Professor Michelle Norris is Head of School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice at UCD. She joins Eamon on the podcast to discuss the ongoing housing crisis in Ireland.

Ep 74: Ireland - A Conservative View

Eamon is joined by Cormac Lucey, a chartered accountant, Sunday Times economics columnist and former advisor to Michael McDowell.

Ep 58: The Brutal Torture of Sgt. Maurice McCabe

Mick Clifford, special correspondent at the Irish Examiner, speaks to Eamon about the task facing the Charleton Tribunal.