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# listen - Friday 27 May, 2022

The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?
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# Podcast

The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?

May 27th 2022, 6:00 PM 3,727 Views 4 Comments

Unsure what Sláintecare is? Listen in to hear Liam Doran explain to presenter Michelle Hennessy.

# listen - Friday 22 April, 2022

The Explainer: Why is cutting turf so bad for the environment?
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# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is cutting turf so bad for the environment?

Apr 22nd 2022, 7:00 PM 5,312 Views 1 Comment

Listen to hear what Dr Raymond Flynn of Queen’s University Belfast has to say about the topic.

# listen - Monday 14 February, 2022

Listen to the first episode of our new rugby show - The Front Row - with Rob Kearney
# In Full
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# In Full

Listen to the first episode of our new rugby show - The Front Row - with Rob Kearney

Feb 14th 2022, 1:45 PM 1,346 Views 0 Comments

Seán Burke, Murray Kinsella and Eimear Considine were joined by Irish rugby royalty to kick off the series, in partnership with Guinness.

# listen - Friday 11 February, 2022

The Explainer: What’s driving the rising prices in Ireland?
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# Podcast

The Explainer: What’s driving the rising prices in Ireland?

Feb 11th 2022, 6:00 PM 4,801 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to hear what it has to do with inflation – and what inflation is – on this week’s podcast.

# listen - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Extraordinary letter from players shows that the IRFU needs to start listening
# Player Power
From The42
# Player Power

Extraordinary letter from players shows that the IRFU needs to start listening

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 3:00 PM 18,791 Views 23 Comments

The union’s dismissive response simply underlined the point the players were making.

# listen - Friday 10 December, 2021

The Explainer: Why has no one won the Lotto jackpot yet?
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# Podcast

The Explainer: Why has no one won the Lotto jackpot yet?

Dec 10th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,216 Views 12 Comments

Is it easier to to win now – or harder?

# listen - Friday 15 October, 2021

The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?
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# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?

Oct 15th 2021, 12:30 PM 5,488 Views 0 Comments

Could Kenny lead Ireland into the Euro 2024 campaign? We take a look at the highs and lows of his role so far.

# listen - Thursday 13 May, 2021

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?
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# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?

May 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 9,948 Views 9 Comments

On this week’s podcast, we explain more – and producer Nicky Ryan takes an antigen test during recording.

# listen - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
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# Podcast

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 11,998 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

# listen - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

The Explainer: How Ireland plans to roll-out Covid-19 vaccines
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# Podcast

The Explainer: How Ireland plans to roll-out Covid-19 vaccines

Dec 16th 2020, 6:30 PM 8,714 Views 0 Comments

On this week’s podcast, we talk through what we know so far.

# listen - Thursday 27 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,093 Views 7 Comments

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?
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# Podcast

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

Aug 19th 2020, 1:12 PM 22,605 Views 65 Comments

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?
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# Podcast

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

May 21st 2020, 6:30 PM 10,602 Views 25 Comments

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
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# Podcast

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

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 11:38 AM 15,179 Views 19 Comments

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?
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# Podcast

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

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 11,197 Views 76 Comments

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?
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# Podcast

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

Jan 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 40,296 Views 11 Comments

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 TheJournal.ie's Stardust
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# Podcast

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 9:30 PM 8,285 Views 7 Comments

In a six episode series described as ‘devastating and important’ by The Guardian, TheJournal.ie 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?
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# Podcast

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:15 AM 53,709 Views 32 Comments

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?
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# Podcast

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

Oct 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,713 Views 1 Comment

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?
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# Podcast

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

Oct 18th 2019, 6:00 PM 11,492 Views 7 Comments

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?
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# Podcast

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

Sep 20th 2019, 8:00 PM 20,365 Views 3 Comments

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?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

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

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:00 PM 15,478 Views 24 Comments

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?
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# Podcast

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

Jul 26th 2019, 5:00 PM 12,281 Views 8 Comments

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?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

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

Jun 7th 2019, 9:00 PM 19,049 Views 13 Comments

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?
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# Podcast

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

Apr 7th 2019, 4:30 PM 18,274 Views 34 Comments

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
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

Introducing our new podcast: The Explainer

Mar 10th 2019, 8:00 PM 17,424 Views 23 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s new podcast looks at the facts behind the biggest news stories.

# listen - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's new presidential podcast
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's new presidential podcast

Oct 16th 2018, 9:20 PM 6,956 Views 3 Comments

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie 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
# Music To Ears
# Music To Ears

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

Jun 18th 2018, 4:55 PM 17,421 Views 18 Comments

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?
# Cut The Cord
# Cut The Cord

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

Sep 8th 2016, 1:42 PM 38,035 Views 63 Comments

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
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# Violence

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

Jun 14th 2016, 9:49 PM 13,283 Views 56 Comments

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
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

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

Feb 17th 2016, 1:35 PM 45,606 Views 19 Comments

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

An alternative tune for Happy Birthday has been found

Sep 13th 2015, 2:00 PM 15,118 Views 9 Comments

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?
# Working Through Tragedy
# Working Through Tragedy

How do you talk to a child about death?

May 22nd 2015, 10:58 AM 7,849 Views 12 Comments

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
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Here's what you need to know about buying headphones

May 10th 2015, 11:00 AM 36,372 Views 44 Comments

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
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# Listen

Dublin Sounds: An autumnal walk in Dartmouth Square

Dec 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 145 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Listen

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

May 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 8,239 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 12th 2014, 3:03 PM 3,930 Views 8 Comments

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

# listen - Sunday 23 February, 2014

This research proves dogs make excellent therapists
# Lean On Me
# Lean On Me

This research proves dogs make excellent therapists

Feb 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 11,071 Views 22 Comments

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

# listen - Friday 13 September, 2013

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

7 sentences that strike the fear of God into you

Sep 13th 2013, 9:30 PM 36,467 Views 66 Comments

No, please. Don’t.

# listen - Thursday 9 May, 2013

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

May 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,231 Views 13 Comments

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

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