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# podcast - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

The Explainer: What's Ireland's plan for reopening schools - and how does it compare to other countries?
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The Explainer: What's Ireland's plan for reopening schools - and how does it compare to other countries?

Jul 28th 2020, 5:30 PM 20,183 Views 10 Comments

What was in Minister Norma Foley’s announcement – and how does it differ from what countries like Denmark are doing?

# podcast - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

The Explainer: How close is a Covid-19 vaccine?
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The Explainer: How close is a Covid-19 vaccine?

Jul 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 22,966 Views 17 Comments

We speak to one of the Oxford researchers working on a vaccine that has seen good results so far.

# podcast - Thursday 16 July, 2020

The Explainer: Why are tourists able to visit Ireland right now?
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The Explainer: Why are tourists able to visit Ireland right now?

Jul 16th 2020, 11:45 AM 16,416 Views 11 Comments

And are they actually legally required to quarantine?

# podcast - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

The Explainer: How Covid-19 brought misinformation to Ireland
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The Explainer: How Covid-19 brought misinformation to Ireland

Jul 8th 2020, 6:45 AM 7,937 Views 15 Comments

And is it here to stay?

'Looking back at Italia '90 was all about those key stories and digging deeper into them'
# One Day At A Time
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# One Day At A Time

'Looking back at Italia '90 was all about those key stories and digging deeper into them'

Jul 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 2,991 Views 0 Comments

Today is the 30th anniversary of the final at Italia ’90 and a podcast series this month has closely examined that tournament.

# podcast - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

'It would have been an awful downer after burying my dad to lose that game'
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'It would have been an awful downer after burying my dad to lose that game'

Jul 7th 2020, 4:50 PM 21,196 Views 8 Comments

Mayo legend Liam McHale is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

# podcast - Thursday 2 July, 2020

How does a government handover work? The Explainer podcast asks an insider
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How does a government handover work? The Explainer podcast asks an insider

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:00 AM 7,512 Views 8 Comments

Is it a seamless process or can there be bumps in the road? We ask former government press secretary Feargal Purcell as the new government gets settled in.

# podcast - Thursday 25 June, 2020

'It changed the whole outlook when Mick O'Dwyer arrived. He was the Messiah of football at the time'
# Johnny Doyle
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# Johnny Doyle

'It changed the whole outlook when Mick O'Dwyer arrived. He was the Messiah of football at the time'

Jun 25th 2020, 7:25 PM 5,457 Views 4 Comments

Kildare’s football great Johnny Doyle is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

The Explainer: How likely are you to catch Covid-19 in Ireland right now?
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The Explainer: How likely are you to catch Covid-19 in Ireland right now?

Jun 25th 2020, 7:00 PM 38,494 Views 11 Comments

Is it ‘a one in a million chance’? That’s what we’re asking today.

# podcast - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

'He didn't just bring me in and have these big, long, heart-wrenching Braveheart speeches'
# Paul McGinley
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# Paul McGinley

'He didn't just bring me in and have these big, long, heart-wrenching Braveheart speeches'

Jun 17th 2020, 5:35 PM 5,573 Views 1 Comment

Paul McGinley is this week’s guest on The42′s How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

# podcast - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

The Explainer: Here's what Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and the Greens plan to do if they form a government
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The Explainer: Here's what Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and the Greens plan to do if they form a government

Jun 16th 2020, 6:40 PM 14,764 Views 46 Comments

We take a good look at the draft programme for government.

# podcast - Sunday 14 June, 2020

'It's normal people before Normal People': Celebrate Bloomsday with a mammoth Ulysses broadcast
# Zoomsday
# Zoomsday

'It's normal people before Normal People': Celebrate Bloomsday with a mammoth Ulysses broadcast

Jun 14th 2020, 11:00 AM 12,990 Views 12 Comments

RTÉ will be broadcasting a 30-hour-long production of Ulysses to mark a socially distanced Bloomsday.

# podcast - Friday 12 June, 2020

The Explainer: What does defunding the police mean?
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The Explainer: What does defunding the police mean?

Jun 12th 2020, 12:20 PM 11,071 Views 5 Comments

Protesters in the US have been asking people to ‘defund the police’, but what does that mean? That’s what we’re asking on the podcast this week.

# podcast - Thursday 11 June, 2020

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins best Radio Documentary at Celtic Media Festival
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# Stardust

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins best Radio Documentary at Celtic Media Festival

Jun 11th 2020, 10:58 PM 8,087 Views 8 Comments

Our six-part documentary podcast picked up a Torc Award in a virtual ceremony this evening.

'My ambition growing up was never to get to Croke Park, it was just if we could win one Munster'
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# Sean McMahon

'My ambition growing up was never to get to Croke Park, it was just if we could win one Munster'

Jun 11th 2020, 6:13 PM 19,417 Views 4 Comments

Clare hurling great Sean McMahon is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

# podcast - Friday 5 June, 2020

The Explainer: What does the George Floyd killing mean for America?
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The Explainer: What does the George Floyd killing mean for America?

Jun 5th 2020, 6:30 PM 11,297 Views 39 Comments

On this week’s episode, Glenn Burkins joins us from North Carolina to talk about the impact of the protests.

# podcast - Friday 29 May, 2020

The Explainer: Why is Daniel Kinahan back in the news again?
# Daniel Kinahan
# Daniel Kinahan

The Explainer: Why is Daniel Kinahan back in the news again?

May 29th 2020, 11:08 PM 35,225 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at the topic on the podcast this week.

# podcast - Thursday 28 May, 2020

'I'll always remember the three of us looking at each other, thinking that this could be the end of us'
# Briege Corkery
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# Briege Corkery

'I'll always remember the three of us looking at each other, thinking that this could be the end of us'

May 28th 2020, 7:00 PM 6,433 Views 0 Comments

Cork dual star Briege Corkery is this week’s guest on our GAA podcast Warriors.

# podcast - Thursday 21 May, 2020

The Explainer: 100 days after the election, what's happening with government formation?
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The Explainer: 100 days after the election, what's happening with government formation?

May 21st 2020, 6:30 PM 10,592 Views 25 Comments

Yep, we still don’t have a government yet… we take a look at what’s going on.

'I kind of felt guilty coming in because Michael and John were two brilliant players'
# Alan Kerins
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# Alan Kerins

'I kind of felt guilty coming in because Michael and John were two brilliant players'

May 21st 2020, 4:51 PM 30,166 Views 6 Comments

Galway dual star Alan Kerins is this week’s guest on our GAA podcast Warriors.

# podcast - Thursday 14 May, 2020

The Explainer: What is the mysterious syndrome linked to Covid-19 that's affecting children?
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# The Explainer

The Explainer: What is the mysterious syndrome linked to Covid-19 that's affecting children?

May 14th 2020, 6:00 PM 33,428 Views 17 Comments

A syndrome linked with Covid-19 is being seen in the UK – but has it been seen in Ireland? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

# podcast - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?
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The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?

May 6th 2020, 6:13 PM 21,744 Views 44 Comments

Is it possible for publicans to get their way?

# podcast - Friday 1 May, 2020

The Explainer: Where are we at with testing for Covid-19 in Ireland right now?
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The Explainer: Where are we at with testing for Covid-19 in Ireland right now?

May 1st 2020, 4:08 PM 7,964 Views 5 Comments

That’s what we speak to Cillian de Gascun about in this week’s podcast.

# podcast - Friday 24 April, 2020

The Explainer: How well is the State informing the public about the coronavirus crisis?
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The Explainer: How well is the State informing the public about the coronavirus crisis?

Apr 24th 2020, 6:00 PM 17,157 Views 26 Comments

Thtat’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

# podcast - Thursday 16 April, 2020

The Explainer: What is the current thinking - in Ireland and abroad - about wearing masks?
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The Explainer: What is the current thinking - in Ireland and abroad - about wearing masks?

Apr 16th 2020, 6:00 PM 20,928 Views 45 Comments

Should you wear one? And if you do, what’s the best way of wearing one?

# podcast - Friday 10 April, 2020

The Explainer: What does the data tell us about Ireland's fight against coronavirus?
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The Explainer: What does the data tell us about Ireland's fight against coronavirus?

Apr 10th 2020, 3:52 PM 38,011 Views 25 Comments

We speak to two experts about the issue.

# podcast - Friday 3 April, 2020

The Explainer: How are other countries dealing with Covid-19 compared with Ireland?
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The Explainer: How are other countries dealing with Covid-19 compared with Ireland?

Apr 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 31,930 Views 17 Comments

We speak to four reporters based in the US, Germany, South Korea and Sweden.

# podcast - Thursday 26 March, 2020

The Explainer: What are the British doing to battle Covid-19?
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The Explainer: What are the British doing to battle Covid-19?

Mar 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 25,684 Views 28 Comments

Why did the UK take the approach it did, and what does it mean? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s episode.

# podcast - Saturday 21 March, 2020

New podcast series lifts the lid on Irishman who killed 30 people but escaped capture for three decades
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New podcast series lifts the lid on Irishman who killed 30 people but escaped capture for three decades

Mar 21st 2020, 2:00 PM 58,131 Views 40 Comments

The final episode of the documentary, available from Tuesday will bring listeners back to Ireland, where he grew up.

# podcast - Thursday 19 March, 2020

The Explainer: How did misinformation about the coronavirus spread on Whatsapp in Ireland?
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The Explainer: How did misinformation about the coronavirus spread on Whatsapp in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2020, 6:00 PM 25,745 Views 38 Comments

One of the striking things about the coronavirus outbreak is the sheer scale of misinformation being spread about it. We take a look at why, and what it means.

Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?

Mar 19th 2020, 2:11 PM 21,225 Views 58 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly found the lads in unanimous agreement.

# podcast - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

The Explainer: How can Ireland stop an Italy-style spread of coronavirus?
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The Explainer: How can Ireland stop an Italy-style spread of coronavirus?

Mar 11th 2020, 6:46 PM 37,277 Views 44 Comments

How is it spreading so fast there?

# podcast - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

The Explainer: What Super Tuesday and the latest US primaries could mean for Trump
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The Explainer: What Super Tuesday and the latest US primaries could mean for Trump

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 11:38 AM 15,169 Views 19 Comments

Wondering what Super Tuesday is, and what happened with it last night? We have all the answers.

# podcast - Thursday 27 February, 2020

The Explainer: What you need to know about Covid-19
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The Explainer: What you need to know about Covid-19

Feb 27th 2020, 8:07 PM 19,716 Views 10 Comments

We cut through the scaremongering to answer the most common questions about the situation.

# podcast - Friday 21 February, 2020

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?
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The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 11,181 Views 76 Comments

We get you up to speed with what exactly is happening.

# podcast - Thursday 20 February, 2020

‘Ireland are groping around a bit in the dark searching for cohesion’
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

‘Ireland are groping around a bit in the dark searching for cohesion’

Feb 20th 2020, 4:16 PM 12,605 Views 11 Comments

Andy Dunne and Murray Kinsella examine the key issues in forensic detail ahead of this Sunday’s showdown in Twickenham between Ireland and England.

# podcast - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'I have to be making sure I'm getting the right deal' - Conway open-minded as contract expiry looms
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I have to be making sure I'm getting the right deal' - Conway open-minded as contract expiry looms

Feb 13th 2020, 9:29 PM 30,844 Views 48 Comments

The Munster wing signed a two-year deal in 2018, but has become a more regular fixture in the Ireland setup since.

# podcast - Monday 10 February, 2020

The Explainer: What’s happened so far in the general election count?
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The Explainer: What’s happened so far in the general election count?

Feb 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 37,252 Views 74 Comments

As the counting continues, we bring you the biggest stories of GE2020 so far.

# podcast - Sunday 9 February, 2020

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?
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# Player Ratings

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?

Feb 9th 2020, 7:01 AM 22,701 Views 23 Comments

Let us know by giving them a mark out of 10.

# podcast - Thursday 6 February, 2020

The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?
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# Podcast

The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?

Updated Feb 6th 2020, 6:54 PM 11,912 Views 49 Comments

For our first live recording of The Explainer, guests Lise Hand, Gary Murphy and Adrian Kavanagh chatted to Sinéad O’Carroll.