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An in-depth look at the rise of the far right in Ireland, with unprecedented access to the leaders of the recently registered parties who are running for election in June.

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    • 3.2 • 45 Ratings

An in-depth look at the rise of the far right in Ireland, with unprecedented access to the leaders of the recently registered parties who are running for election in June.

    Episode 3

    Episode 3

    Investigative journalist, Paul Connolly, journeys deep inside right-wing Ireland meeting some of its most controversial figures in a series of no-holds-barred interviews.
    All have been accused of being far-right agitators, but are they?
    In this final episode, we meet James Reynolds of The National Party, and Keith Woods, a young man who’s one of the most influential voices of right-wing Ireland.
    We’ll also explore the world of online conspiracy theories, and find out first-hand what it’s like being at the centre of one.

    • 53 min
    Episode 2

    Episode 2

    Investigative journalist, Paul Connolly, journeys deep inside right-wing Ireland meeting some of its most controversial figures in a series of no-holds-barred interviews.
    All have been accused of being far-right agitators, but are they?
    In this episode, we meet Hermann Kelly, leader of The Irish Freedom Party, and Philip Dwyer, a member of Ireland First.
    We’ll also ask why people have been protesting and holding blockages at buildings ear-marked to become centres for International Protection Applicants. What are their concerns? Are they being influenced by right-wing Ireland?

    • 55 min
    Episode 1

    Episode 1

    Investigative journalist, Paul Connolly, journeys deep inside right-wing Ireland meeting some of its most controversial figures in a series of no-holds-barred interviews.
    All have been accused of being far-right agitators, but are they?
    In this episode, we meet Derek Blighe, leader of Ireland First, as well as Andy Heasman and Ross Lahive of The Irish People.
    We’ll also explore the history of right-wing parties in Ireland, and what has led to an increase in candidates running for the upcoming elections.

    • 45 min
    Trailer

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    An in-depth look at the rise of the far right in Ireland, with unprecedented access to the leaders of the recently registered parties who are running for election in June.

    • 54 sec

Customer Reviews

3.2 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

ryrrh ,

Eye opening

Excellent journalism with measured interviews and views. Well done.

MarmaMews ,

Marmalade Mews

Interesting and thought provoking. Refreshingly measured and calm considering the topic. A quality production.

aplitdun ,

Great level headed listen.

Judging by the reviews it triggered some snowflakes.

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