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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 The Stand

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    • 4.3 • 149 Ratings

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 1987: Paschal Donohoe - despite fears of far-right the centre can hold in Ireland and Europe

    Ep 1987: Paschal Donohoe - despite fears of far-right the centre can hold in Ireland and Europe

    Minister Paschal Donohoe talks to Eamon about the local and European elections, immigration, and RTÉ. Paschal Donohoe is Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform,
    Recorded on Thursday 13th June 2024.
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    • 27 min
    Ep 1986: Gifts received by the Justices reflect very badly on the US Supreme Court

    Ep 1986: Gifts received by the Justices reflect very badly on the US Supreme Court

    Niall Stanage reports from Washington Niall is Associate Editor of The Hill and White House columnist for that publication.
    Recorded on Thursday 13th June 2024.
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    • 28 min
    Ep 1985: French Election - Macron gambles the house on shock election

    Ep 1985: French Election - Macron gambles the house on shock election

    Lara Marlowe talks to Eamon as Marine Le Pen's RN Party makes huge gains in the European Elections. Lara Marlowe is a US-born journalist and author, who was the US correspondent for The Irish Times before returning to Paris in 2013 as the paper's Paris correspondent. Lara also spent 15 years as a journalist for Time.
    Recorded on Monday 10th June 2024.
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    • 25 min
    Ep I984: European Election - Division in Europe likely to deepen as election results play out

    Ep I984: European Election - Division in Europe likely to deepen as election results play out

    Suzanne Lynch talks to Eamon from Brussels about the results in the European elections across the EU. Suzanne Lynch Global Playbook Author and Associate Editor at POLITICO. Previously she was a correspondent in  Washington, Dublin, Brussels.
    Recorded on Tuesday 11th June 2024.
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    • 23 min
    Ep 1983: Sinn Féin electoral travails - people laughing not listening

    Ep 1983: Sinn Féin electoral travails - people laughing not listening

    Fionnán Sheahan talks to Eamon as the local and European election counts draw to a close. Fionnán Sheahan is Ireland Editor for independent.ie, The Irish Independent and The Sunday Independent.
    Recorded on Monday 10th June 2024.
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    • 27 min
    Ep 1982: Russia Ukraine War - NATO calls Putin’s nuclear bluff

    Ep 1982: Russia Ukraine War - NATO calls Putin’s nuclear bluff

    Senator Tom Clonan joins Eamon to talk about the war in Ukraine and the decision by the US and NATO to allow Ukraine to use their supplied weaponry over the Russian border. Also, in the Israel Gaza war, why does Netanyahu need seven months to bring an end to the war. Tom Clonan is an Irish senator, security analyst, author and retired Irish Army Captain. He was elected to Seanad Eireann in March 2022.
    Recorded on Tuesday 4th June 2024.
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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
149 Ratings

149 Ratings

SumSt8 ,

Balance

Love the show & always look forward to the football analysis from the 3 amigos. When it comes to discussing politics in the US, Stanage isn’t the best to have on all the time. I actually don’t listen to those shows anymore. I’m a Waterford man living in New Hampshire for 25 years and as we’re first in the nation voters I’ve seen a lot of debate through the years. Balance it up with someone from the center/center right. I consider myself socially liberal, fiscally conservative so not really represented in either party but I can see the arguments on both sides.

Keith4634 ,

Limited

I like Eamon on sports but his shallow takes on politics and current affairs can be safely ignored.

angrylf ,

Shines a light on issue in a effective non-American-media manner

Great show - doesn’t pander to the left or the right - if you are looking to have a particular point of view upheld, look elsewhere

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