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The Hard Shoulder Highlights with Kieran Cuddihy on Newstalk.
Join Kieran every weekday afternoon from 4-7pm for a round-up of the day’s events, interviews with the people at the centre of the stories – and a bit of craic along the way.
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The Hard Shoulder Highlights with Kieran Cuddihy on Newstalk.
Join Kieran every weekday afternoon from 4-7pm for a round-up of the day’s events, interviews with the people at the centre of the stories – and a bit of craic along the way.
Listen and subscribe to The Hard Shoulder on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.
    
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    'I've been taking antidepressants...I can see the content in my dreams' - Facebook moderator speaks out

    'I've been taking antidepressants...I can see the content in my dreams' - Facebook moderator speaks out

    A Facebook moderator has described having “horrible, lucid dreams” due to the “awful” content she is expected to deal with on a daily basis to the Oireachtas Business Committee today
    Isabella Plunkett joins Kieran to talk about her work. Kieran also speaks to Cori Crider a director of Foxglove - a non profit working in this area.

    "We are trying to hold onto the water quality." Swimmers react to EPA beach report

    "We are trying to hold onto the water quality." Swimmers react to EPA beach report

    Swimmers are being warned to stay out of the sea for at least 48 hours after heavy rainfall, due to pollution fears. The Environmental Protection Agency says it applies to all beaches at all times. It comes as the agency publishes its latest bathing water quality report. The report found four bathing areas - at Clifden Beach in Galway, Lilliput in Westmeath, Cúas Crom in Kerry and Balbriggan Beach in Dublin - failed to meet minimum standards last year. Henry McKean has been speaking to swimmers on Northside beaches this afternoon and joined us from Portmarnock beach. Find out about your local beach by logging onto Beaches.ie 

    The Last Post: Faye Schulman

    The Last Post: Faye Schulman

    This week on The Last Post, John Kelleher told us about the life of Faye Schulman, a woman who fought and photographed the Jewish resistance during the Holocaust and who died recently at the age of 101.
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    "We're trying to pick out the terrorists that had to be hit..."

    "We're trying to pick out the terrorists that had to be hit..."

    Palestinian militants and the Israeli army exchanged deadly fire in the early hours of this morning, as fighting continued overnight.
    The UN envoy for Middle East Peace has since warned that the two sides were heading “towards a full-scale war”.
    It's also as Ireland's ambassador to Israel has reportedly been summoned by the Israeli foreign office after comments made by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney.
    Israeli Ambassador to Ireland Ophir Kariv gave his perspective to Kieran on Wednesday's edition of The Hard Shoulder.

    Are nude pictures commonplace among kids as young as 12?

    Are nude pictures commonplace among kids as young as 12?

    One of our listeners, Peter, recently got in touch with us to share his concern that his 14 year old daughter had been pressured to send nude pictures to a friend.
    He wanted to know if other parents knew that this was going on. Peter shared his story on the show today.
    But, we wanted to know more about it.
    So, to find out why teenagers are doing this we spoke to Mark Smyth, clinical psychologist.
    Dr. Caroline West, sex educator and host of Glow West podcast, also joined us and said these nude pictures are used as social currency in some circles.
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    "I've had 10 or 12 year old boys hit me on the backside"

    "I've had 10 or 12 year old boys hit me on the backside"

    In the UK, they are considering making street harassment a crime.
    Should we follow suit? Is it a big problem here in Ireland?
    Eva Wall, journalist with Extra.ie shared her personal experiences.
    As well as Eva, Ivana Bacik, Labour Senator for Dublin University joined Kieran on the show to discuss what needs to change.
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