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# podcast - Thursday 26 November, 2020

The Explainer: Why is the 27th Amendment back in the news?

We speak to an expert about what the amendment was, and why Labour is proposing a Bill related to it.

# podcast - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'There was real animosity there... there would have been a want to silence him'

Ex-Munster hooker Mike Sherry explains the inter-provincial rivalry with Leinster wing James Lowe.

The Explainer: Professor Philip Nolan on what the numbers are telling us about Covid-19 right now

We speak to the NPHET member and chair of the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group.

# podcast - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

From The42 'Gibson-Park has the potential to cause defences a huge amount of problems' Analysis

'Gibson-Park has the potential to cause defences a huge amount of problems'

The Ireland scrum-half came in for praise on this week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# podcast - Thursday 12 November, 2020

The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?

We chat to polls expert Kevin Cunningham of TU Dublin to find out more.

# podcast - Thursday 5 November, 2020

The Explainer: What exactly happened with the mother and baby home legislation?

And what happens to the records now?

# podcast - Monday 2 November, 2020

From The42 'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players' Regrets

'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra saw the lads dig into events in Paris.

# podcast - Friday 30 October, 2020

The Explainer LIVE: What could Trump's legacy be?

What mark will his work between 2017 and 2021 leave on the United States?

# podcast - Thursday 29 October, 2020

What could Donald Trump's legacy be? Join us as we discuss on The Explainer live (in your living room)

This week’s episode will be recorded via Zoom this evening – and you can take part.

# podcast - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

The Explainer: What led to Ireland moving to Level 5 restrictions?

We take a look at the facts and figures on this week’s podcast.

# podcast - Friday 16 October, 2020

From The42 From 24-hour shifts and the Covid frontline to the middle of the inter-county GAA action Warriors

From 24-hour shifts and the Covid frontline to the middle of the inter-county GAA action

Limerick goalkeeper and city hospital-based doctor Donal O’Sullivan is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

The Explainer: Is assisted dying going to become legal in Ireland soon?

Gino Kenny’s Dying With Dignity Bill passed through the Dáil recently – we look at the journey to get there, and what happens next.

# podcast - Friday 9 October, 2020

The Explainer: How did Covid-19 get so bad in Northern Ireland?

On this week’s episode we look at the numbers – and the complications inherent in trying to deal with the issue politically.

# podcast - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Bon Jovi says Bono was 'beaten up by Orangemen' as a child

“I never had the Orangemen walking through my neighbourhood saying, you know, get the Catholic kid and beat him up,” Bon Jovi said.

# podcast - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'A top-level AIL game is a better product than your run-of-the-mill Pro14 game'

The Club Scene Podcast has picked up a loyal and engaged following since its launch in 2018.

The Explainer: What is the Stay and Spend scheme and how does it work?

The new scheme will allow taxpayers claim a maximum of €125 back in tax credits on their spending in the hospitality sector.

# podcast - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads previewing the Irish provinces’ new campaigns.

# podcast - Friday 25 September, 2020

The Explainer Interview: The story of Unquiet Graves with filmmaker Seán Murray

Unquiet Graves was aired on RTÉ earlier this month.

# podcast - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

The Explainer: What you need to know about the new Covid-19 levels and restrictions

The Living With Covid plan was launched earlier today.

# podcast - Friday 11 September, 2020

From The42 'It cut me to the bone': The meeting that changed everything for Kildare's longest-serving player UPMC

'It cut me to the bone': The meeting that changed everything for Kildare's longest-serving player

Former Lilywhites captain Eamonn Callaghan opens up about a pivotal talk with Kieran McGeeney on our Life Changing Moments podcast series with UPMC – the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA/GPA.

# podcast - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

The Explainer: Why is Brexit back in the news?

It’s like it has never gone away… the latest on why the Brexit trade talks are causing a kerfuffle.

# podcast - Thursday 3 September, 2020

The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work

We take a look at how the calculated grades system will work.

# podcast - Thursday 27 August, 2020

From The42 'It was painkillers at half-time to get through it and then trying to mark Trevor Giles in the same breath' Warriors

'It was painkillers at half-time to get through it and then trying to mark Trevor Giles in the same breath'

Dublin’s Johnny Magee is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

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

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

# podcast - Thursday 20 August, 2020

From The42 Ronan Curran: 'Some people might bluff it but there's a lot of fear in inter-county hurling' Warriors

Ronan Curran: 'Some people might bluff it but there's a lot of fear in inter-county hurling'

Cork’s Ronan Curran is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

# podcast - 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.

# podcast - Friday 14 August, 2020

The Explainer: What the Covid-19 clusters tell us about the meat industry in Ireland

This week’s episode of the podcast discusses how meat plants work and how staff are treated.

# podcast - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

The Explainer: Why is Ireland delaying the reopening of pubs again?

Why was the decision made, and what sort of risks were being balanced? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

# podcast - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

The Explainer: What's Ireland's plan for reopening schools - and how does it compare to other countries?

What was in Minister Norma Foley’s announcement – and how does it differ from what countries like Denmark are doing?

# podcast - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

The Explainer: How close is a Covid-19 vaccine?

We speak to one of the Oxford researchers working on a vaccine that has seen good results so far.

# podcast - Thursday 16 July, 2020

The Explainer: Why are tourists able to visit Ireland right now?

And are they actually legally required to quarantine?

# podcast - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

The Explainer: How Covid-19 brought misinformation to Ireland

And is it here to stay?

'Looking back at Italia '90 was all about those key stories and digging deeper into them'

Today is the 30th anniversary of the final at Italia ’90 and a podcast series this month has closely examined that tournament.

# podcast - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

From The42 'It would have been an awful downer after burying my dad to lose that game' Podcast

'It would have been an awful downer after burying my dad to lose that game'

Mayo legend Liam McHale is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

# podcast - Thursday 2 July, 2020

How does a government handover work? The Explainer podcast asks an insider

Is it a seamless process or can there be bumps in the road? We ask former government press secretary Feargal Purcell as the new government gets settled in.

# podcast - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From The42 'It changed the whole outlook when Mick O'Dwyer arrived. He was the Messiah of football at the time' Johnny Doyle

'It changed the whole outlook when Mick O'Dwyer arrived. He was the Messiah of football at the time'

Kildare’s football great Johnny Doyle is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

The Explainer: How likely are you to catch Covid-19 in Ireland right now?

Is it ‘a one in a million chance’? That’s what we’re asking today.

# podcast - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

'He didn't just bring me in and have these big, long, heart-wrenching Braveheart speeches'

Paul McGinley is this week’s guest on The42′s How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

# podcast - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

The Explainer: Here's what Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and the Greens plan to do if they form a government

We take a good look at the draft programme for government.

# podcast - Sunday 14 June, 2020

'It's normal people before Normal People': Celebrate Bloomsday with a mammoth Ulysses broadcast

RTÉ will be broadcasting a 30-hour-long production of Ulysses to mark a socially distanced Bloomsday.

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