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On Ireland's most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you'll never want to miss a Word.

The Last Word with Matt Cooper Today FM

    • News
    • 4.0 • 20 Ratings

On Ireland's most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you'll never want to miss a Word.

    The Lotto Jackpot Will Finally Be Won Today

    The Lotto Jackpot Will Finally Be Won Today

    The current Lotto jackpot is rolling since Wednesday the 9th of June 2021 and is now at 63 rolls without a winner.
    The highest total rolls without a jackpot winner previously were 22 rolls which show how unusual it is for the jackpot to go unwon for so long.
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    Fran Whearty, spokesman for the National Lottery joined the Last Word to discuss.
    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 5 min
    More Calls For Boris Johnson's Resignation Over Parties Held on Eve Of Prince Philip's Funeral

    More Calls For Boris Johnson's Resignation Over Parties Held on Eve Of Prince Philip's Funeral

    The British public has reacted in outrage to two farewell parties that took place in number 10 Downing street.
    Johnson has apologised to the queen for the parties that took place the night before the funeral of Prince Philip.
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    Nick Ferrari, presenter of Nick Ferrari at Breakfast on LBC Radio joined the Last Word to discuss.
    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 8 min
    Latest On The Garda Investigation Into The Murder Of Ashling Murphy

    Latest On The Garda Investigation Into The Murder Of Ashling Murphy

    Gardaí have identified a new person of interest in the case of the murder of Ashling Murphy.
    The man in question has presented himself to a hospital with various injuries and is currently being treated at that hospital.
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    Conor Lally, Irish Times crime and security editor and Professor Louise Crowley, from the school of law in UCC -  where she’s director of the Bystander Intervention programme joined the Last Word to discuss.
    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 20 min
    How Difficult Is It To Leave Gambling Apps?

    How Difficult Is It To Leave Gambling Apps?

    According to addiction experts, this is a significant issue for people who are in recovery.
    There are reports of gambling addicts trying to cancel an app or gambling service on their phone and while they are on hold they are getting offered free bets.
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    Dr Colin O’Gara, Consultant Psychiatrist and Head of Addiction Services at St John of God Hospital joined the Last Word to discuss.
    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 6 min
    Calls For Zero Tolerance Of Male Violence Following Tullamore Killing

    Calls For Zero Tolerance Of Male Violence Following Tullamore Killing

    There are calls for Zero Tolerance of male violence following the killing of Aisling Murphy yesterday while she was jogging.
    A survey by Runner's World last year found 60% of female runners have been harassed on a run.
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    Aoife Barry - Assistant News Editor, The Journal.ie, Orla O’Connor - Director, National Women’s Council and Rebecca Moynihan - Labour Senator joined the Last Word to discuss.
    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 18 min
    What Are Ways To Treat Chronic Pain?

    What Are Ways To Treat Chronic Pain?

    Chronic pain is an ailment that affects 1 in 5 people over the course of their lives.
    This is a pain that lasts even though the injury has fully recovered which is very difficult to treat.
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    Dr Brian Higgins, GP at Galway Primary Care joined the Last Word to discuss.
    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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Great show full show

Great show but please podcast the whole show in one podcast rather than lots of segments or at least provide both options

Robm100001 ,

Please give us back proper podcast

Please please please give us our regular full show podcasts, sitting on the beach in wa drinking beer was only bearable when listening to Matt and Anton

IrishAbroad ,

Please revert back to playing full show

Dear Today FM

Please please revert back to podcasting the full show, I love all the contents about whats happening in Ireland and keeps be right up todate. It helps with my home sickness.

From an Irish Person, trapped abroad, missing everyone from family to friends, and seeing no hope of getting a Job and returning home.

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