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The RTÉ team at Leinster House and guests have an informal discussion about what has been happening in the world of Irish politics. New episodes available every Thursday evening.

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The RTÉ team at Leinster House and guests have an informal discussion about what has been happening in the world of Irish politics. New episodes available every Thursday evening.

    It's politics. It's emotional

    It's politics. It's emotional

    It has been a big week as Ireland has gone into Level 5 restrictions to battle the rising tide of rising Covid-19 numbers. On the Your Politics podcast presenter Paul Cunningham is joined by RTÉ's Sandra Hurley and Mícheál Lehane.

    • 22 min
    Your Politics: Women of the Oireachtas

    Your Politics: Women of the Oireachtas

    As part of a special “Your Politics” series on the lack of women in politics, Aisling Kenny is joined by Independent Senator Eileen Flynn, who talks about her life growing up on a halting site, her passion for equality and her experience as the first traveller woman to be elected to the Upper House.

    • 17 min
    Minister backs call to close off-licences early

    Minister backs call to close off-licences early

    Maggie Doyle is joined by The Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys,, Micheál Lehane and Sandra Hurley. Minister Humphreys backs calls for off-licences to close early and suggested they could shut at 6pm or 7pm.

    • 34 min
    Your Politics Podcast: Women of the Oireachtas

    Your Politics Podcast: Women of the Oireachtas

    As part of a special “Your Politics” series on the lack of women in politics, Aisling Kenny is joined by Minister Catherine Martin, to discuss her work advocating for women’s equality in the Dáil, how she climbed up the political ladder, being married to a fellow Green Party TD and juggling being a mum to three children and a busy politician.

    • 18 min
    Budget waves good-bye to economic orthodoxy

    Budget waves good-bye to economic orthodoxy

    Presenter Maggie Doyle is joined by Mary Regan, David Murphy and Paul Cunningham as they examine the how the coalition of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party held together in a major test of the 100-day-old Government.

    • 26 min
    Covid-19 tries the unity of politician and top medics

    Covid-19 tries the unity of politician and top medics

    Maggie Doyle is joined by The Minister for Children Roderic O'Gorman, Sandra Hurley and Mícheál Lehane. Minister O'Gorman has said he was a "little bit surprised" there was no recommendation for further country-wide restrictions from the NPHET after it's meeting on Thursday of last week given the rise in numbers of cases of Covid-19.

    • 29 min

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