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A weekly look at what's new and evocative in News, sport, entertainment and politics from around Ireland and the world. The HazBeanz show is presented by Martin Beanz Warde, Irish Traveller and Stand up comedian. Hazbeanz is Ireland's only travelling podcast, where the show travels to each interviewee in a campervan, soaking up the scenery, sounds and smells of each location.Let us invite you into the van for a cup of tea, a chat and a whole lot of laughs. We take the unfiltered approach to ...
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Dr David Ellis is Associate Professor of Information systems at Bath University and a member of that university's Academic Ethics and integrity committee. The Active Consent Unit has its own section on the NUIG website, and its media page posts inaccurate media coverage of its work without comment. What appears to be their YouTube account […] The p…
Scourge of Drugs in the City, Wally The Walrus Heads Home, and Self Isolation Nightmare for School Children and Their Parents. Tune into the Neil Prendeville Show weekdays from 9am on Cork's RedFM.By Red FM
Could we be facing a so-called 'circuit breaker' in October?By BBC Radio Ulster
Chinese property company Evergrande has 1,300 building sites across 200 Chinese cities.The company owes the bond markets $300 billion and is teetering on the brink of collapse.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/09/20191712/2009Biz.mp3"][/audio]Ian Guider, columnist with the Business Post joined the Last Word to discuss.Catch the fu…
Many have criticised an anti-vaccine protest held outside the home of Leo Varadkar's yesterday.There was about 25 people protesting with several holding placards with anti-vaccine slogans.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/09/20184737/2009Protests.mp3"][/audio]Gary Gannon, TD for the Social Democrats and Josepha Madigan, Fine Gael …
Belonging is a memoir of place, beginnings and one woman's search for truth and justice for the Tuam babies.Corless remembers as a child not to talk to the children who were housed in the Baby home.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/09/20190227/2009Corless.mp3"][/audio]Catherine Corless, author of Belonging joined The Last Word to …
Thousands returned to work today for the first time since 2020 as restrictions eased.August 2021 saw a return to 90% traffic levels in Dublin when compared with 2019.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/09/20183055/2009RTW.mp3"][/audio]Paula Cogan President of Cork Chamber and Michael Sheridan Motoring Journalist joined The Last Word…
Vladamir Ashurkov, Executive Director of Anti-Corruption FoundationBy RTÉ Radio 1
Professor Luke Clancy, Director General, Tobacco Free Research Institute & Declan Connolly, Irish Vape Vendors AssociationBy RTÉ Radio 1
Eamon Ryan, Minister for Transport, Climate, Environment & Communications on Ireland's rising energy demands & pricesBy RTÉ Radio 1
Mark Redmond, Chief Executive of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland says Ireland should be part of a global tax agreement, when a final deal is agreedBy RTÉ Radio 1
Prof Tom Collins, Chairperson of An Fóram Uisce or the Water Forum, on the failures in water systems that lead to dozens of people in Dublin & north Wexford becoming illBy RTÉ Radio 1
Maeve McElwee, Director of Employer Relations with business group IBECBy RTÉ Radio 1
Dr Conor Teljeur, Chief Scientist with HIQA on how antigen testing may have a role in certain circumstancesBy RTÉ Radio 1
Karl Bennett, Managing Director of Bloomfield Auctions, BelfastBy RTÉ Radio 1
Joanne, from Gorey & Kathy Lee, Reporter with The Gorey GuardianBy RTÉ Radio 1
Dr. Susan Kelleher, Assistant Professor School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City UniversityBy RTÉ Radio 1
Damien English, Minister of State for Business, Employment & RetailBy RTÉ Radio 1
Paul Moynagh, Professor of Immunology at Maynooth UniversityBy RTÉ Radio 1
Amber Philips, reporter with the Washington Post & Rosemary MacCabe, living in the USBy RTÉ Radio 1
Dr. Úna May, Sport Ireland Director of Participation & EthicsBy RTÉ Radio 1
ohn Farrelly, Mental Health Commission & Mary Hurley, sister of a residentBy RTÉ Radio 1
Should there be a policy in NI around care home staff and vaccination?By BBC Radio Ulster
Asking if a Women is Pregnant at a Job Interview, College Lectures Still Being Done Online, and Man Dragged From His Wheelchair Near Merchants Quay. Tune into the Neil Prendeville Show weekdays from 9am on Cork's RedFM.By Red FM
'No Time To Die' will be in cinemas across Ireland from September 30th and Steven joined Ryan on the line for a chance to win tickets to the Irish Premiere at Dublin’s Light House Cinema.By RTÉ Radio 1
June McCarthy joined Ryan on the line from Kerry to talk about life as a person with restricted height, loneliness and looking for love as lockdown lifts and the world re-opens.By RTÉ Radio 1
The stories and headlines of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention.By RTÉ Radio 1
The 25th anniversary almost passed by without mention last summer, but the impact of Michelle Smith's medal haul at the Atlanta Olympics can still be felt to this day. Featuring Paul Kimmage, Vincent Hogan, Paul Howard, Eamon Dunphy and silver medallists Allison Wagner and Marianne Limpert.By Independent.ie
At noon we recorded another bumper Sunday Special with a brilliant panel of Dr. Jennifer Kavanagh, Emma DeSouza, Lilith Ferreyra-Carroll and Mick Clifford. We discussed Mick's recent reporting on ICHH, the handling of allegations of sexual assault and a potential hierarchy of victimhood. We dived into President Michael D. Higgins decision to not at…
Archbishop Eamon Martin, Catholic Primate of All Ireland and Archbishop John McDowell, the Church of Ireland's Prime of All Ireland discuss the invitation they sent to President Michael D Higgins to attend a church service marking the foundation of Northern Ireland. Also, Eamon Phoenix, political historian, discusses the story.…
Celine Clarke, Head of advocacy and communications of Age Action Ireland, reacts to expected increases in core welfare rates including the old age pension and Michael McGrath, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, discusses the upcoming Budget.By RTÉ
Aengus Cox speaks to GPs in Tipperary about recruitment issues they are facing and Denis McCauley, Chairman of the GP Committee of the IMO, reacts to their concerns.By RTÉ
Eddie Keane, Lecturer in Employment Law at University of Limerick, discusses the phased return to workplaces from tomorrow.By RTÉ
Ian Dunt, columnist at the i newspaper, talks to Paul Adamson about his book "How to be a Liberal"By Paul Adamson
Major changes are on the way for the M50, with variable speed limits among some of the plans to be introduced under a €50 million programme announced today. Under the plan to tackle increasing traffic volumes, the M50 is to become Ireland’s first “managed motorway” with controllers based in Dublin’s docklands being able to set variable speed limits…
Catch up with all the trending stories from the week with Ian Power, Executive Director, Spunout.ie and Brianna Parkins, Reporter, Ireland AM, Virgin Media Television on The Last Word.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/09/17183949/Trending-Full.mp3"][/audio]
John Spillane Live in the Studio, What Would You Change About Your Life Post Covid, and an Update on College Road. Tune into the Neil Prendeville Show weekdays from 9am on Cork's RedFM.By Red FM
We talk to Bernard Harbor of Forsa about plans to use staggered working arrangements, flexible working hours, and consultation as staff return to offices.By RTÉ Radio 1
Nate O'Connor, Policy Specialist, Age Action IrelandBy RTÉ Radio 1
We hear from John Cummins, journalist with the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) as a court in Vienna begins hearing a civil case brought by the family of a man who died after catching Covid in the popular ski resort of Ischgl in March last year.By RTÉ Radio 1
Dr Heather Thompson, Owner of Advanced Chiropractor Clinics in Clarecastle and NenaghBy RTÉ Radio 1
Thomas Byrne, the Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for EU Affairs, and Peter Weir DUP MLA for Strangford and former Minister of Education in Northern Ireland, react to President Higgins comments.By RTÉ Radio 1
Sandra Collins, who was forced into homelessness for a time, despite having a very serious medical condition, and Daithí Doolan, Sinn Féin Group Leader on Dublin City Council.By RTÉ Radio 1
Eamon Ryan, Leader of the Green Party, Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications and Minister for Transport, on President Higgins' comments, M50 Variable Speed Limits and Cabinet LeaksBy RTÉ Radio 1
Aoife Drumm joined Ryan on the line to tell him all about her work as a teacher in Ireland’s only synchronized swimming club! For more info check out Aoife’s Facebook page 'Dublin Synchro' or email firstname.lastname@example.orgBy RTÉ Radio 1
Frances McCarthy, Astronomer and Education Officer at Blackrock Castle ObservatoryBy RTÉ Radio 1
Elaine Ryan from Children's Books Ireland joined Ryan on the line to tell him how schools can get their hands on some brand new books. They have over 37,000 books to giveaway. For more info visit childrensbooksireland.ieBy RTÉ Radio 1
Bryan MacMahon, Former High Court JudgeBy RTÉ Radio 1
This week Ryan spoke to Mezzo soprano Naomi Louisa O'Connell on bringing the story of Rosemary Kennedy to the stage; Rebecca O'Brien on taking over the local chipper; Tiernan Arnup Egan on Ireland’s LGBTQ Diaspora; Anthony Horowitz on his new book 'A Line to Kill'; And Brian Kerrigan on surviving the 9/11 attacks.…