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The Stand with Eamon Dunphy is a current affairs, sport and culture podcast posting five or more episodes each week.
Editor and Presenter - Eamon Dunphy
As a former professional and international soccer player Eamon was capped 23 times for Ireland. He has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and written five best selling books including an early memoir Only a Game?, U2’s biography Unforgettable Fire, Sir Matt Busby’s biography A Strange Kind of Glory, Roy Keane’s autobiography Keane, and most recently his own memoir, The Rocky Road.
As a newspaper columnist Eamon has written for a number of newspapers, most notably the Irish Daily Star and the Sunday Independent. He was a contributor to RTÉ’s soccer panel for 40 years and was the editor and presenter of the drivetime radio show The Last Word for five years in the newly established Radio Ireland (now Today FM). Eamon launched The Stand in November 2016.

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The Stand with Eamon Dunphy is a current affairs, sport and culture podcast posting five or more episodes each week.
Editor and Presenter - Eamon Dunphy
As a former professional and international soccer player Eamon was capped 23 times for Ireland. He has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and written five best selling books including an early memoir Only a Game?, U2’s biography Unforgettable Fire, Sir Matt Busby’s biography A Strange Kind of Glory, Roy Keane’s autobiography Keane, and most recently his own memoir, The Rocky Road.
As a newspaper columnist Eamon has written for a number of newspapers, most notably the Irish Daily Star and the Sunday Independent. He was a contributor to RTÉ’s soccer panel for 40 years and was the editor and presenter of the drivetime radio show The Last Word for five years in the newly established Radio Ireland (now Today FM). Eamon launched The Stand in November 2016.

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    Ep 1281: Covid-19 - The Economic Dangers We Face

    Ep 1281: Covid-19 - The Economic Dangers We Face

    Economist Jim Power joins Eamon to talk through the consequences of the latest Covid-19 surge and the new Omicron variant for small and medium size businesses, the availability of workers in the hospitality and retail sectors and how disruption in supply chains can feed inflation. Jim Power is co-author of a new book, Smart Tips for SME's: Understanding the SME Environment In An Irish Context.
    Recorded on 1st December 2021.

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    • 33 min
    Ep 1280: Covid-19 - Too Early To Be Sure But Omicron Variant Could Be Serious

    Ep 1280: Covid-19 - Too Early To Be Sure But Omicron Variant Could Be Serious

    Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon about the new Covid-19 Omicron Variant and its potential impact. Tomás Ryan is Associate Professor, Biochemistry andAssociate Professor, Trinity Institute of Neurosciences at Trinity College Dublin.
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    • 35 min
    Ep 1279: Germany After Merkel - New Coalition Government Faces Many Challenges

    Ep 1279: Germany After Merkel - New Coalition Government Faces Many Challenges

    Olaf Scholz replaces Angela Merkel and brings the Green Party and Free Democratic Party together with the Social Democrats to form a government. But with a new surge in Covid-19 and the arrival of the Omicron variant, Germany's complicated relationship with Russia and China and its place within the EU and meeting the tests of Climate Change, this new Government must face major economic, political and social challenges. John Kampfner is a journalist and author of "Why the Germans Do it Better: Notes from a Grown-Up Country".
    Recorded on 29th November 2021.

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    • 27 min
    Ep 1278: Who’s in Charge in Old Trafford? (Gary Neville Wants to Know)

    Ep 1278: Who’s in Charge in Old Trafford? (Gary Neville Wants to Know)

    John Giles and Liam Brady review the weekend's Premier League games and talk with Eamon about Ralph Rangnick's appointment as Interim Manager at Manchester United.
    Recorded 29th November 2021.

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    • 31 min
    Ep 1277: Bumbling Boris Safe for Now

    Ep 1277: Bumbling Boris Safe for Now

    Economist and commentator Chris Johns talks to Eamon in the aftermath of the Channel tragedy and questions Home Secretary Priti Patel's competence in managing migration in the UK. Also as a leadership challenge begins to look possible, could the Spectator's Politician of the Year, Rishi Sunak, step forward and will the Tory party turn on Boris if he fails to deliver for the Red Wall constituencies and British business?
    Recorded 26th November 2021.

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    • 28 min
    Ep 1276: Biden Ratings Slump As a Result of Six Per Cent Inflation

    Ep 1276: Biden Ratings Slump As a Result of Six Per Cent Inflation

    Niall Stanage, Associate Editor of The Hill and White House columnist, talks to Eamon about Joe Biden's presidency, the impact of inflation on his standing in the polls and racial tensions in the US. Donald Trump watches on and continues to exert pressure and influence on the Republican Party.
    Recorded 26th November 2021.

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    • 28 min

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