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Did it nearly break us or make us? A social history of when Ireland went to the wall, presented by Philip Boucher-Hayes.

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Did it nearly break us or make us? A social history of when Ireland went to the wall, presented by Philip Boucher-Hayes.

    Episode 10: TL;DL

    Episode 10: TL;DL

    Too Long; Didn't Listen? The entire series distilled in to a single programme. The country is analysed on the psychologist's couch to see how the last decade changed us.

    • 27 min
    Episode 9: A House divided against itself

    Episode 9: A House divided against itself

    What did we learn about the mortgage crisis a decade ago that we can apply to the one just around the corner?

    • 26 min
    Episode 8: The end of the party?

    Episode 8: The end of the party?

    Did austerity make us stop voting the way our mums and dads did?

    • 26 min
    Episode 7: We all live in NAMAland now

    Episode 7: We all live in NAMAland now

    Was NAMA a life saving emergency stomach pump or a massive missed opportunity?

    • 26 min
    Episode 6: Who wants to live forever

    Episode 6: Who wants to live forever

    What happens to our health when you take 3 billion out of our health system?

    • 26 min
    Episode 5 - Safety valve or lifestyle choice?

    Episode 5 - Safety valve or lifestyle choice?

    Emigration - same word as in the 1950s and 80s but with a very different meaning in the wake of The Financial Crash. Once again we were leaving the country in our tens of thousands but were we going because we had to or because we are better than everyone else at it?

    • 26 min

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