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# listen - Thursday 27 August, 2020

The Explainer: How could Golfgate impact Irish people’s behaviour?

We speak to Pete Lunn, a behavioural scientist from the ESRI.

# listen - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

The Explainer: What led to the new Covid-19 restrictions?

This week’s episode sees Professor Philip Nolan, chair of NPHET, talk us through the decision making.

# listen - Thursday 21 May, 2020

The Explainer: 100 days after the election, what's happening with government formation?

Yep, we still don’t have a government yet… we take a look at what’s going on.

# listen - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

The Explainer: What Super Tuesday and the latest US primaries could mean for Trump

Wondering what Super Tuesday is, and what happened with it last night? We have all the answers.

# listen - Friday 21 February, 2020

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?

We get you up to speed with what exactly is happening.

# listen - Friday 24 January, 2020

The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin?

The shocking murder of Keane Mulready-Woods added another layer to the ongoing Drogheda feud. We take a look at what has been going on, on this week’s podcast.

# listen - Monday 23 December, 2019

Need a new podcast for over the holidays? Here's how to listen to's Stardust

In a six episode series described as ‘devastating and important’ by The Guardian, will take you through the story from the start to the current day.

# listen - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

The Explainer: How much trouble has Prince Andrew caused for the royal family?

We are joined by Anton Savage this week as we look at the impact of Prince Andrew’s recent media appearances and friendship with Jeffrey Epstein.

# listen - Saturday 19 October, 2019

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?

We look at how legislation passed in Westminster is set to change abortion laws in Northern Ireland.

# listen - Friday 18 October, 2019

The Explainer: So what's actually in this new Brexit deal?

We take a look at everything Brexit-related that happened this week, and what it all means.

# listen - Friday 20 September, 2019

The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK?

We look at what chemsex is, and the role the drugs GHB and crystal meth play in it.

# listen - Friday 23 August, 2019

The Explainer: How does Ireland deal with sex offenders after prison?

In the wake of the release of Tom Humphries, there has been much discussion around the treatment of sex offenders post-release. We talk to two experts on this week’s episode.

# listen - Friday 26 July, 2019

The Explainer: Can people applying for citizenship spend a day outside Ireland?

We discuss the ruling that led to the shock decision on this week’s podcast.

# listen - Friday 7 June, 2019

The Explainer: Why was there controversy over Katie Taylor's recent win?

In this week’s episode, we take a look at why the win is being appealed, and how judging in boxing works.

# listen - Sunday 7 April, 2019

The Explainer: Why is John Delaney in the news so much right now?

In the latest episode of our weekly podcast, we look at the reasons why the FAI’s John Delaney has been the focus of media attention of late.

# listen - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Introducing our new podcast: The Explainer’s new podcast looks at the facts behind the biggest news stories.

# listen - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

The Candidate:'s new presidential podcast

The Candidate brings readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

# listen - Monday 18 June, 2018

YouTube Music now available in Ireland as Google expands service to 17 countries

It offers both an ad-supported free option or an ad-free subscription service.

# listen - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Apple will sell these wireless earbuds for €179, but what do you get?

There is more to them than just the lack of wires.

# listen - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Taoiseach holds meeting with north-inner city residents over gangland shootings

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and a number of Ministers attended the meeting to hear from local residents.

# listen - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Still have your iPhone headphones? You can do quite a few things with them

They can do more than just change the volume or pause a song.

# listen - Sunday 13 September, 2015

An alternative tune for Happy Birthday has been found

Did you know it was originally called Good Morning to All?

# listen - Friday 22 May, 2015

How do you talk to a child about death?

A new online resource has been launched to help primary school teachers deal with bereavement.

# listen - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Here's what you need to know about buying headphones

Considering how much music and audio we listen to, it’s worth picking out the right type of headphones to use.

# listen - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Dublin Sounds: An autumnal walk in Dartmouth Square

A sound sketch of a beautiful space in Dublin on a crisp autumn day…

# listen - Friday 9 May, 2014

Gardaí on Fitzgerald appointment: A welcome change but we hope she listens to us

Garda sources also said they hoped the new Minister for Justice will listen to their views and look at the way garda management is appointed so that the most competent people get the posts.

# listen - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Clever kid makes excellent argument for his mammy to give him cupcakes Listen Linda

Clever kid makes excellent argument for his mammy to give him cupcakes

We wouldn’t like to try arguing with this little lad.

# listen - Sunday 23 February, 2014

This research proves dogs make excellent therapists

A study found canines process voices – and the emotions attached to them – in a similar way to humans.

# listen - Friday 13 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 sentences that strike the fear of God into you

7 sentences that strike the fear of God into you

No, please. Don’t.

# listen - Thursday 9 May, 2013

The 'astronomical' cost of asking a question in the European Parliament

Marian Harkin has hit back at claims that Irish MEPs spent less time in parliament last year – and asked fewer questions.

# listen - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Phantom FM founder launches new radio station will go on air 30 March.