10 episodes about irish-politics

Ep 747: Government Formation Talks – Greens Throw A Spanner in the Works

Michael Brennan, political editor of the Sunday Business Post, talks to Eamon about the ongoing attempts to form a new government.

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Ep 608: The health crisis: where does the buck stop?

Phil Ni Sheaghdha, general secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, talks to Eamon about the major issues affecting the Irish health system.

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Ep 607: Surfing the Green Wave

Seán McCabe, a Green Party candidate for Meath East in the upcoming election, talks to Eamon.

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Ep 513: Can the Greens take a seat in Mayo? Saoirse McHugh tells us why she's willing to try

Eamon is joined in the studio by Saoirse McHugh, a breakout candidate for the Green Party during the European elections earlier this year.

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Ep 185: Disclosures Tribunal nears the end

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the closing stages of the Disclosures Tribunal. Bar any last minute additions all the evidence has been heard, and Mick provides his estimate of when the report might be made public.

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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.

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Ep 51: The Shocking Truth Behind Seán FitzPatrick's Trial

Tom Lyons is deputy editor of the Sunday Business Post and author of the bestselling 'The FitzPatrick Tapes'. He joins Eamon to for an in-depth discussion of Seán FitzPatrick's trial and its outcome.

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Ep 48: Frank Flannery on Enda Kenny, Fine Gael's leadership contest & why Leo Varadkar excites him

Frank Flannery, Fine Gael stalwart, former Director of Organisation and Strategy, says "Leo Varadkar is the politician that most excites me since Garret Fitzgerald," and gives his verdict on the Kenny era.

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Ep 34: Deputy John Halligan on the Bus Strike, Shane Ross and Being in Government with Fine Gael

Eamon is joined by Deputy John Halligan, Minister of State for Training and Skills, to talk about the current political climate, the escalating crisis in public transport and what Minister for Transport Shane Ross should be doing about it.

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Ep 31: Professor John Crown on the Irish Health Service and Being Forced to Retire at 65

Professor John Crown is Ireland's most eminent consultant oncologist and a former member of the Seanad. He joins Eamon to discuss his career in the American and Irish health services, what politicians should be doing to remedy the situation.

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