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# 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?

From The42 'Looking back at Italia '90 was all about those key stories and digging deeper into them' One Day At A Time

'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

From The42 'He didn't just bring me in and have these big, long, heart-wrenching Braveheart speeches' Paul McGinley

'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.

# podcast - Friday 12 June, 2020

The Explainer: What does defunding the police mean?

Protesters in the US have been asking people to ‘defund the police’, but what does that mean? That’s what we’re asking on the podcast this week.

# podcast - Thursday 11 June, 2020

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins best Radio Documentary at Celtic Media Festival

Our six-part documentary podcast picked up a Torc Award in a virtual ceremony this evening.

From The42 'My ambition growing up was never to get to Croke Park, it was just if we could win one Munster' Sean McMahon

'My ambition growing up was never to get to Croke Park, it was just if we could win one Munster'

Clare hurling great Sean McMahon is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

# podcast - Friday 5 June, 2020

The Explainer: What does the George Floyd killing mean for America?

On this week’s episode, Glenn Burkins joins us from North Carolina to talk about the impact of the protests.

# podcast - Friday 29 May, 2020

The Explainer: Why is Daniel Kinahan back in the news again?

We take a look at the topic on the podcast this week.

# podcast - Thursday 28 May, 2020

From The42 'I'll always remember the three of us looking at each other, thinking that this could be the end of us' Briege Corkery

'I'll always remember the three of us looking at each other, thinking that this could be the end of us'

Cork dual star Briege Corkery is this week’s guest on our GAA podcast Warriors.

# podcast - 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.

From The42 'I kind of felt guilty coming in because Michael and John were two brilliant players' Alan Kerins

'I kind of felt guilty coming in because Michael and John were two brilliant players'

Galway dual star Alan Kerins is this week’s guest on our GAA podcast Warriors.

# podcast - Thursday 14 May, 2020

The Explainer: What is the mysterious syndrome linked to Covid-19 that's affecting children?

A syndrome linked with Covid-19 is being seen in the UK – but has it been seen in Ireland? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

# podcast - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?

Is it possible for publicans to get their way?

# podcast - Friday 1 May, 2020

The Explainer: Where are we at with testing for Covid-19 in Ireland right now?

That’s what we speak to Cillian de Gascun about in this week’s podcast.

# podcast - Friday 24 April, 2020

The Explainer: How well is the State informing the public about the coronavirus crisis?

Thtat’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

# podcast - Thursday 16 April, 2020

The Explainer: What is the current thinking - in Ireland and abroad - about wearing masks?

Should you wear one? And if you do, what’s the best way of wearing one?

# podcast - Friday 10 April, 2020

The Explainer: What does the data tell us about Ireland's fight against coronavirus?

We speak to two experts about the issue.

# podcast - Friday 3 April, 2020

The Explainer: How are other countries dealing with Covid-19 compared with Ireland?

We speak to four reporters based in the US, Germany, South Korea and Sweden.

# podcast - Thursday 26 March, 2020

The Explainer: What are the British doing to battle Covid-19?

Why did the UK take the approach it did, and what does it mean? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s episode.

# podcast - Saturday 21 March, 2020

New podcast series lifts the lid on Irishman who killed 30 people but escaped capture for three decades

The final episode of the documentary, available from Tuesday will bring listeners back to Ireland, where he grew up.

# podcast - Thursday 19 March, 2020

The Explainer: How did misinformation about the coronavirus spread on Whatsapp in Ireland?

One of the striking things about the coronavirus outbreak is the sheer scale of misinformation being spread about it. We take a look at why, and what it means.

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