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Are Sinn Féin losing ground as recent tactics backfire?
A fractious week for Mary Lou Macdonald saw her party fail to oust Justice Minister Helen McEntee while the Dáil debate brought fresh questions around Sinn Féin's historic and recent records on law and order. Do recent opinion polls spell trouble for the opposition party or is this just a blip on their way to power?
Host: Fionnán Sheahan | Guests: Gabija Gataveckaite and Paul WilliamsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Toxic masculinity: Is David Meessen a harmless dating guru?
The term ‘alpha male’ originally referred to the animal kingdom, but online, it's become a weaponised term. With the likes of Andrew Tate and Jordan Peterson gaining global followings, who is actually watching their content? Has the growing industry around alpha male life coaching in Ireland contributed to the rise of toxic masculinity? Host: Tabitha Monahan | Guests: Darragh Nolan and Rory TevlinSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Molly Martens: How a clerical error nearly led to the release of Jason Corbett’s killers
A dramatic 24 Hours in North Carolina, saw Molly Martens and her father on the brink of release. How did this happen?
Host: Ellen Coyne. Guest: Ralph RiegelSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Brandon Ledwidge: The first gangland murder of 2023
The murder of Brandon Ledwidge in Finglas last week was remarkable in that it was the first such killing of the year. His funeral heard about a man who wasn't without a big fat joint in his mouth and a hammer in his pocket and there were violent scenes afterwards, sparking fears of an uptick in gangland feuding. What led to Brandon Ledwidge's killing and could there be more violence to come? Host: Kevin Doyle. Guest: Ken FoySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Conor McGregor: Political scapegoat or far-right poster-boy?
“Ireland, we are at war…there is a grave danger upon us….make change, or make way.” The tweets from Conor McGregor’s during the Dublin riots have brought him to the attention of the authorities, leading many to ask if he is moving from prize-fighter to far right political influencer?
Host: Fionnán Sheahan Guest: Ellen CoyneSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The story of the Stickies: why the IRA split in two
Why did the IRA split in two, into the Provisionals and the Officials? The so-called ‘Stickies’ abandoned their armed campaign but never their guns – could the Official IRA still exist? Who were the personalities involved in the split and what became of the Workers’ Party?
Ciarán Dunbar from our award-winning sister podcast The BelTel, spoke to Dr Brian Hanley, co-author of ‘The Lost Revolution: The Story of the Official IRA and the Workers Party’.
Host: Ciarán Dunbar Guest: Dr. Brian Hanley See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What the ****
Please Please Please get some Leaving Cert lad with an interest in sound to sort out those ridiculous sound “effects”
Annoying Background Music
Seriously get rid of the stupid background music,it deters the dialogue!!!!!
Pretty bad misstatement of facts on Ashling Murphy case. First episode stating dna under his fingernails when the court heard it was under hers. Wrong hospital quoted. Pretty bad misstatements from the courts correspondent.