10 episodes about politics

Ep 1071: The Assault on Truth - How Lying Propelled the Rise of Boris and Trump

Journalist and author Peter Oborne joins Eamon to talk about his new book "The Assault on Truth: Boris Johnson, Donald Trump and the Emergence of a New Moral Barbarism".

Ep 595: One Man's Terrorist – A Political History of the IRA

Daniel Finn talks to Eamon about the splits, the victories, and the future of the Irish republican movement.

Ep 591: The Dangers and Opportunities of Brexit

Economist and columnist Dan O'Brien talks to Eamon about the links between politics and economics during a turbulent time for Europe and the United States.

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 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 330: Brexit – no good options for Ireland

Eamon is joined by Brendan O'Neill of Spiked Online to discuss the latest developments in Brexit as the turmoil in British politics continues.

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 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 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.