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The show that takes news stories and makes sense of them, Basically.

Basically... with Stefanie Preissner HeadStuff

    • News
    • 4.8 • 550 Ratings

The show that takes news stories and makes sense of them, Basically.

    What's the Story with ADHD, Jane?

    What's the Story with ADHD, Jane?

    In this week’s episode of Basically, Stefanie chats with Jane Hehir, a psychotherapist with a particular focus in ADHD in women. Together, they talk about Jane’s lived experiences with ADHD, and her diagnosis as an adult. She explains the differences of ADHD in men and women and the types of ADHD.




    You can check out Jane’s website at janehehir.ie

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    Thanks to Cathal O'Gara for our artwork and our music is from Only Ruin.

    • 46 min
    What's The Story with The Housing For All Plan, Paul?

    What's The Story with The Housing For All Plan, Paul?

    This week Stefanie talks to Paul Hosford about the Government’s new Housing For All Plan. She asks about the new housing plan in general. Will the government help people to buy new homes? Who will be eligible? Will the houses be owned by the state? Will there be enough builders? Will it affect the value of homes people currently own? What provisions are there for renters? And much more!

    You can support Stefanie and the show on HeadStuff+





    Follow Stefanie on Instagram @StefaniePreissner




    Thanks to Cathal O'Gara for our artwork and our music is from Only Ruin.

    • 51 min
    What’s the Story with Catholicism, Father Hugh?

    What’s the Story with Catholicism, Father Hugh?

    In this episode of Basically, Stephanie chats with Father Hugh about the Catholic faith. He  talks about his dedication to his fatih in God, starting from his life in the seminary, and discusses how Christianity allows him to find new meaning in all aspects of his life. He goes in depth about Christianity and the evolution of the religion over time.




    You can support Stefanie and the show on HeadStuff+





    Follow Stefanie on Instagram @StefaniePreissner




    Thanks to Cathal O'Gara for our artwork and our music is from Only Ruin.

    • 55 min
    What’s the Story with the End of Restrictions, Luke?

    What’s the Story with the End of Restrictions, Luke?

    This week, Stefanie checks in with Luke O’Neill to get his perspective on the pandemic and the success of the vaccine rollout. They talk about the plan for booster shots, and whether it is worth vaccinating children under 12. He answers listener questions and offers some advice for the upcoming flu season.

    You can support Stefanie and the show on HeadStuff+




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    Thanks to Cathal O'Gara for our artwork and our music is from Only Ruin.

    • 44 min
    What's the Story with Afghanistan, Tom?

    What's the Story with Afghanistan, Tom?

    In this week’s episode of Basically, Stefanie sits down with Dr. Tom Clonan, Security Analyst and Columnist with the Journal.ie to talk about the rapidly evolving situation in Afghanistan. Tom gives Stefanie some background on the situation within the country over the last 20 years, discusses what the reality has been like for the people there and the hardships that have been facing women, and why he believes that the image of a more tolerant Taliban is nothing more than clever PR tactic. To read up more about the situation you can follow Tom on Twitter @TomClonan or read his column on https://www.thejournal.ie/

    • 48 min
    What's the Story with Islam, Dr. Umar?

    What's the Story with Islam, Dr. Umar?

    In this week’s episode of Basically, Stefanie sits down with Dr. Umar Al Qadri the chairman of The Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council. To kick off her series taking a look at World Religions Stefanie asks Dr. Umar all about what it is like to be a Muslim in Ireland, the similarities and differences between Islam and Christianity, and why the modern western perception of Islam painted by extremists is wrong. Dr. Umar also talks about his own Muslim upbringing, major Islamic religious celebrations, and an app that helps you pray! You can find out more about The Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council by following them @IMPIC_ie on Twitter, @IrishMuslimCouncil on Facebook, and at https://impic.ie/





    You can support Stefanie and the show on HeadStuff+




    Follow Stefanie on Instagram @StefaniePreissner




    Thanks to Cathal O'Gara for our artwork and our music is from Only Ruin.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
550 Ratings

550 Ratings

Rhonnie_D ,

Such a trustworthy source of information

I love Stefanie’s interview style and these episodes always give very balanced information based on facts. Particularly during this pandemic she has helped provide statistical facts and practical advice. I really appreciate it. An interesting mix of topical discussions also. I look forward to each new episode. Thank you!

kilrush99 ,

Fantastic Pod

Can’t believe I’m so late to this podcast…absolutely fantastic - keep it up!!

Rafta ,

Brilliant

Great conversations on interesting topics. Particularly love the Luke O’Neill ones!

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