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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
    • 4.1, 18 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.

    Minnesota Police Arrest CNN Reporter On Air

    Minnesota Police Arrest CNN Reporter On Air

    The Minnesota State Patrol have arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, leading him and three crew members away in handcuffs.

    • 10 min
    Trump Engages In Public Feud With Twitter

    Trump Engages In Public Feud With Twitter

    US President Donald Trump signs an executive order that threatens punishment against Twitter, Facebook and Google over allegations of political bias.
    It comes as Twitter flagged one of Mr Trump's tweets about mail-in ballots in California with a fact-check warning.

    • 15 min
    Missing the Cinema? This free virtual film festival will keep you entertained

    Missing the Cinema? This free virtual film festival will keep you entertained

    We Are One: A Global Film Festival starts May 29 at YouTube.com/WeAreOne, and continues for 10 days with a slew of films and pre-recorded conversations from 21 festivals.
    Brian Lloyd & Dee Molumby chat with Matt about this and more in this week’s movie slot.
    Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.

    • 12 min
    College Life in a Socially Distant Era

    College Life in a Socially Distant Era

    For the third level students returning to college next September there are an awful lot of unknowns.
    However, one thing is for sure: the third level experience in an era of social distancing will be completely different to previous years.

    • 11 min
    Who’s Calling The Shots? The Role of Ireland's Public Health Care Team

    Who’s Calling The Shots? The Role of Ireland's Public Health Care Team

    In recent weeks, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar faced questions on composition of the National Health Public Emergency Team, and the lack of transparency around the decision-making during the Covid-19 crisis.

    • 9 min
    Understanding COVID-19 and Obesity

    Understanding COVID-19 and Obesity

    Boris Johnson will launch an anti-obesity strategy after telling friends he thinks his weight was part of the reason he ended up in intensive care with Covid19.
    The British Prime Minister reportedly weighed 17½st when he was taken to hospital with coronavirus. At 5ft 9in tall, this would mean his Body Mass Index (BMI) was 36, which is in the obese range. 
    Dr Doireann O'Leary joined us to talk about the link between Covid19 and obesity.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 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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