26 episodes

If you don't have the time to keep up with every twist and turn of the news agenda then sit back and Let Me Explain.
Each week host Seán Defoe goes behind the scenes on one of the biggest stories dominating the airwaves.
Why is it a big deal? Who's trying to spin you a line? And, most importantly, why should you give a damn?

Listen and subscribe to Let Me Explain with Seán Defoe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

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    • 4.8 • 32 Ratings

If you don't have the time to keep up with every twist and turn of the news agenda then sit back and Let Me Explain.
Each week host Seán Defoe goes behind the scenes on one of the biggest stories dominating the airwaves.
Why is it a big deal? Who's trying to spin you a line? And, most importantly, why should you give a damn?

Listen and subscribe to Let Me Explain with Seán Defoe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.  

You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'

    25. What's a UN Summit like?

    25. What's a UN Summit like?

    Special edition coming to you from the streets of New York and the heart of the UN General Assembly

    • 17 min
    24. What's the Paschal Donohoe Eurogroup row about?

    24. What's the Paschal Donohoe Eurogroup row about?

    There's been a lot of talk about the Eurogroup - but what is it?

    And why is it important Paschal Donohoe keeps his role as President of it?

    Let Me Explain

    • 14 min
    23. How Would A Windfall Tax Work?

    23. How Would A Windfall Tax Work?

    Governments across Europe are looking to tax the bumper profits of energy companies.

    But how would such a tax work? And would it actually raise all that much money?

    Let Me Explain.

    • 12 min
    22. Why Is The ECB Hiking Mortgage Interest Rates?

    22. Why Is The ECB Hiking Mortgage Interest Rates?

    The European Central Bank has announced a 0.75% hike to interest rates - the second increase in a matter of months.

    It's going to mean increased mortgage repayments for many, so why are they doing it in the middle of a cost of living crisis?

    Let Me Explain.

    • 13 min
    21. Cryptocurrency

    21. Cryptocurrency

    You've probably heard of Bitcoin. But what actually is it?

    Are cryptocurrencies the future or just a passing fad?

    Let Me Explain.

    • 15 min
    20. The Rise Of Plant Milks

    20. The Rise Of Plant Milks

    How do you milk an oat? Technically you can't yet plant milks have become all the rage over the past few years.

    But how do they compare to dairy on taste, price, environmental impact and when it comes to your health?

    Well, Let Me Explain.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

KRHshops ,

Too funny!

Loving the humour. This had me laughing all the way through. (Episode 2). Will definitely be tuning in next week 😊

DV94 ,

5 Star

Brilliant podcast. Looking forward to next week already!

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