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# 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.

From The42 Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad? The42 Rugby Weekly

Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly found the lads in unanimous agreement.

# podcast - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

The Explainer: How can Ireland stop an Italy-style spread of coronavirus?

How is it spreading so fast there?

# podcast - 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.

# podcast - Thursday 27 February, 2020

The Explainer: What you need to know about Covid-19

We cut through the scaremongering to answer the most common questions about the situation.

# podcast - 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.

# podcast - Thursday 20 February, 2020

From The42 ‘Ireland are groping around a bit in the dark searching for cohesion’ The42 Rugby Weekly

‘Ireland are groping around a bit in the dark searching for cohesion’

Andy Dunne and Murray Kinsella examine the key issues in forensic detail ahead of this Sunday’s showdown in Twickenham between Ireland and England.

# podcast - Thursday 13 February, 2020

From The42 'I have to be making sure I'm getting the right deal' - Conway open-minded as contract expiry looms The42 Rugby Weekly

'I have to be making sure I'm getting the right deal' - Conway open-minded as contract expiry looms

The Munster wing signed a two-year deal in 2018, but has become a more regular fixture in the Ireland setup since.

# podcast - Monday 10 February, 2020

The Explainer: What’s happened so far in the general election count?

As the counting continues, we bring you the biggest stories of GE2020 so far.

# podcast - Sunday 9 February, 2020

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?

Let us know by giving them a mark out of 10.

# podcast - Thursday 6 February, 2020

The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?

For our first live recording of The Explainer, guests Lise Hand, Gary Murphy and Adrian Kavanagh chatted to Sinéad O’Carroll.

# podcast - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

From The42 'Happy with my decision' but O'Gorman won't rule out international return Temptation

'Happy with my decision' but O'Gorman won't rule out international return

Áine O’Gorman, a veteran of 100 senior Ireland caps, is the guest on Episode 15 of The Football Family.

# podcast - Monday 3 February, 2020

WIN: Tickets for our first live recording of The Explainer podcast

We’ll be asking the question: How does Ireland end up with the politicians it has?

# podcast - Friday 31 January, 2020

The Explainer: How worried should we be about the coronavirus in Ireland?

On this week’s podcast, our experts fill you in on everything you need to know.

# podcast - Thursday 30 January, 2020

What are your big election questions for Richard Boyd Barrett and Peadar Tóibín? It's YOUR chance to ask

We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.

# podcast - Monday 27 January, 2020

What's your big election question for Brendan Howlin? It's YOUR chance to ask

We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.

# podcast - 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.

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