7 episodes

When it comes to rugby, Andrew Trimble is a bit of an expert - when it comes to topics like poverty and inequality, conflict and climate change, not so much!
 
As an Oxfam Ambassador, Andrew puts himself in the hot seat by hosting a brand-new podcast delving into these issues. He has enlisted the help of experts to tell him all he needs to know – because let’s face it, he's out of his depth!
 
Join Andrew in learning about the heavy stuff, in a light way, on Oxfam Ireland’s First World Problems.

First World Problems Oxfam Ireland

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When it comes to rugby, Andrew Trimble is a bit of an expert - when it comes to topics like poverty and inequality, conflict and climate change, not so much!
 
As an Oxfam Ambassador, Andrew puts himself in the hot seat by hosting a brand-new podcast delving into these issues. He has enlisted the help of experts to tell him all he needs to know – because let’s face it, he's out of his depth!
 
Join Andrew in learning about the heavy stuff, in a light way, on Oxfam Ireland’s First World Problems.

    Bonus Episode - Gender Justice With Joyce Fegan

    Bonus Episode - Gender Justice With Joyce Fegan

    On this special bonus episode, Irish Examiner columnist Joyce Fegan catches up with Orla O’Connor, Director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, and Country Director for Oxfam in Malawi, Linga Mihowa, to discuss the fight for gender justice and women’s rights – and hear how the impact of Covid-19 highlighted the existing inequalities women and girls face every day.
     
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    • 44 min
    Voices from the Field - Humanitarians

    Voices from the Field - Humanitarians

    On this episode, Andrew gets the lowdown on Oxfam’s humanitarian work from two in-house experts – Magdalen Nandawula, Humanitarian Programme Manager in Oxfam Uganda, and Oxfam Ireland’s Humanitarian Manager, Colm Byrne.
     
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    • 48 min
    Inequality and Poverty

    Inequality and Poverty

    Over the summer, Andrew took a deep dive into the topics of poverty and inequality during Covid – both at home and around the world – with the help of Colette Bennett, Economic and Social Analyst with Social Justice Ireland, and Jim Clarken, CEO of Oxfam Ireland.
     
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    • 38 min
    Voices from the Field - Development

    Voices from the Field - Development

    Hear Andrew get the lowdown on Oxfam’s development work (and the occasional acronym) from Regis Mtutu, Social Norms Adviser with Oxfam in Zimbabwe, and Rosa Brandon, Programme Quality Officer at Oxfam Ireland.
     
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    • 47 min
    Climate Change

    Climate Change

    On the week of COP26, Andrew talks climate change with Sadhbh O’Neill, lecturer in Climate Policy at DCU, and Nafkote Dabi, Climate Change Policy Lead for Oxfam International.
     
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    • 47 min
    First World Problems Trailer

    First World Problems Trailer

    When it comes to rugby, Andrew Trimble is a bit of an expert - when it comes to topics like poverty and inequality, conflict and climate change, not so much!


    As an Oxfam Ambassador, Andrew puts himself in the hot seat by hosting a brand-new podcast delving into these issues. He has enlisted the help of experts to tell him all he needs to know – because let’s face it, he's out of his depth!


    Join Andrew in learning about the heavy stuff, in a light way, on Oxfam Ireland’s First World Problems.
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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