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My Roots Are Showing is the new podcast from Irish arts journalist and broadcaster Nadine O'Regan, in which well known people in the world of culture and beyond reveal their stories and inspirations. Recent guests include the actor Domhnall Gleeson, director Lenny Abrahamson, Shirley Manson from the band Garbage and broadcaster and author Graham Norton.
 
Five Degrees of Change is the new energy and environment podcast series from the Business Post. Host Daniel Murray will explore how we can all make the necessary changes to reduce our impact on the environment at this critical time. He’ll be asking some of the most influential experts in politics, business and academia to propose three big environmental policy changes they would make if they had the opportunity, and to let us in on two small personal changes they have made to contribute to a ...
 
Join Nadine each Sunday night as she talks to some very special guests from the world of arts and culture, asking them about the music that matters most in their lives. From childhood memories to key life moments, or simply just favourite songs or albums, you're always guaranteed some inspirational insights - and of course, some great tunes.
 
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Michael E Mann, one of the world's best known climate scientists, gives his Five Degrees of Change for a better relationship with the planet. Michael explains why he has taken to the front line of the climate war, and how the forces of "inaction" are changing their tactics from outright climate denial, to deception, distraction and doom mongering.…
 
Eamon Ryan, leader of the Irish Green Party and current Minister for Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport gives his Five Degrees of Change for a greener world. From growing our offshore wind industry, to getting Ireland's district heating system off the ground, to eating better for his health and the environment, Ryan displays a deep …
 
Following the Irish last general election, the strained arithmetic of a three-way coalition between Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party meant Richard Bruton lost out on a cabinet seat, despite being broadly recognised as having led an energetic reform agenda at the Department of the Environment over his term in office. His Climate Action Pla…
 
David Gray, the acclaimed British singer-songwriter, joins Nadine O'Regan to talk about his influences and inspirations, as well as his new album Skellig, his early days in music, his move into electronica with his record-breaking fourth album White Ladder, the bestselling record in Irish chart history, and how Covid-19 has impacted the live music …
 
Patrick Freyne, the award-winning critic and debut author, joins Nadine O'Regan on My Roots are Showing to talk about his new book OK, Let's Do Your Stupid Idea, a collection of essays which tracks back through his life as a writer, musician and human being in Ireland, examining topics including mental health, the arts, writing and progressiveness …
 
Professor Kingston Mills of the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin joins Nadine O'Regan on the podcast to discuss the latest Covid-19 regulations, the reopening of schools and the ongoing efforts to develop a vaccine.By The Business Post
 
With Ireland's movement into Phase Four delayed due to rising Covid-19 numbers, Ian Guider, Markets Editor of the Business Post, tells Nadine O'Regan the latest in relation to the banks, business, house prices and uncertain times for pub-owners. Plus, Jack O'Kennedy reports from the Light House Cinema in Smithfield, which has reopened for business.…
 
Is the government's green list a good idea? Dr Cillian De Gascun, director of UCD’s National Virus Reference Laboratory, joins Nadine O'Regan to discuss Irish travel restrictions, as well as an important new Irish study into herd immunity in Ireland. Later in the podcast, which comes to you in association with Springboard, Nadine is joined by Dr An…
 
What's life like now for 2FM presenter Eoghan McDermott? Ahead of his role on RTÉ's Songs from an Empty Room, Eoghan McDermott talks frankly about life amidst Covid-19 restrictions, describing his approach to his mental health, taking inspiration from James Corden, his attitude to controversy and social media, his work with RTÉ Does Comic Relief, a…
 
With visas suspended, green cards paused and the coronavirus surging in numerous US states, Bruce Morrison, former Democratic Congressman and Irish immigration expert, and Marion McKeone, US correspondent for the Business Post, join Nadine O'Regan to discuss the harsh realities at play in America, and Donald Trump's prospects as a November election…
 
Andrea Corr, lead singer of The Corrs, joins Nadine O'Regan to discuss her multi-faceted career. As frontwoman of The Corrs, the Dundalk-raised Irish singer has, along with her three siblings, sold over 40 million albums. She has also carved out a successful acting career on the stage and published a recent memoir Barefoot Pilgrimage, which is out …
 
Too ambitious? That's a phrase that's being bandied about a lot, as the Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Green Party programme for government is unveiled, paving the way towards a historic coalition. Michael Brennan, political editor with the Business Post, and Aidan Regan, UCD associate professor and Business Post columnist, join Nadine O'Regan to discu…
 
As Ireland enters Phase 2, with businesses opening and restrictions easing, Nadine O'Regan is joined by immunologist Prof. Luke O'Neill of Trinity College Dublin and Ian Guider, Markets Editor of the Business Post, to discuss the hazards and hopes around Phase 2. Also, with many reporting that Covid-19 lingers for a very long time, and has very pec…
 
Marie Culliton, medical scientist and Laboratory Manager at the National Maternity Hospital joins Susan Mitchell on the podcast to explain the differences between the various types of Covid-19 tests that are currently being deployed as well as the sensitivity and specificity of those tests. They also discuss the issue of false negatives and whether…
 
Business Post Health Editor Susan Mitchell speaks to the consultant virologist and member of the National Public Health Emergency Team about how many people could ultimately be infected by the virus in Ireland, the role of children in the spread of Covid-19 and whether Europe was too slow to react to the emergence of Covid-19.…
 
Ed O'Brien of Radiohead joins Nadine O'Regan to talk about his first solo album Earth, as well as his decades in Radiohead, his route to creativity, the support of his friends such as producer Flood and ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, and how time spent in Brazil shaped him in the making of his first solo album. He also speaks about how Radiohead …
 
Markets Editor Ian Guider joins host Nadine O‘Regan on the Coronavirus Ireland podcast to discusses the record breaking global downturn and how the true impact of the coronavirus pandemic on industry has yet to be felt. They also talk about whether governments are doing enough to stimulate their economies and how the easing of restrictions in terri…
 
Professor James Lucey, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at TCD and a Consultant Psychiatrist at St. Patrick’s University Hospital joins Nadine O‘Regan on the podcast to discuss managing your mental health during lockdown and learning the skills of recovery and resilience.By The Business Post
 
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