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# Podcast

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Prosecutors drop murder charges against Adnan Syed in ‘Serial’ podcast case
The 41-year-old was released from the prison where he had spent more than two decades
The Explainer: What's happening in Brazil's closely-fought election?
Listen in to hear journalist Sam Cowie, who’s based in Sao Paulo, explain.
Carbery to 15, SOB to Naas, Sutherland to Ulster
Check out the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.
Spotify acquires Dublin-based tech firm Kinzen to detect harmful content
The company was set up by Storyful founder Mark Little and ex-Facebook executive Áine Kerr.
What did we learn from Emerging Ireland's win against the Griquas?
The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly focuses on a 54-7 win for the young Irish side.
The Explainer: What type of tax system does Ireland have?
Is it progressive? And what does that even mean? The ESRI’s Barra Roantree joins us on this week’s episode to explain all.
'Keyboard warriors have no understanding that what they say can affect somebody'
Jamie Hagan spoke with disarming honesty on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast.
The Explainer: What do recent arrests mean for the Kinahan gang?
Our reporter Garreth MacNamee joins us to look at how months of intense targeting by international police organisations has impacted the Kinahan Organised Crime Group.
Lancaster leaving Leinster and all things Emerging Ireland
Today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly asked where Leinster will look next.
Amateur pilot said plane was ‘dodgy’ prior to footballer Emiliano Sala’s fatal flight
Sala was joining then Premier League club Cardiff City in a £15 million transfer.
The Explainer x Noteworthy: How much weedkiller are councils using?
Reporter Anthea Lacchia and campaigner James Walsh tell Susan Daly about how almost all councils are still using pesticides.
Why Raynal was right, magic McCloskey, and Emerging Ireland bolters
To give you a taste of The42′s rugby membership, we’re giving away today’s pod for free.
The Explainer: What are the challenges facing King Charles?
We speak to media consultant and former Sky News reporter Enda Brady explains.
Behind the Lines: Alan English and David Walsh on Lance Armstrong
In this free episode of the Behind the Lines podcast, journalists David Walsh and Alan English talk about the pursuit of Lance Armstrong which culminated in possibly the biggest sports story of this century so far.
The Explainer: Why is Ireland so obsessed with Garth Brooks?
Listen in to hear Christina Finn and Alan Corr explain more.
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are Irish unweaned calves being exported?
Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent and vet Dr Alexander Rabitsch tell Susan Daly about animal welfare concerns in the growing trade to Europe.
The Explainer: How have abortion laws changed in the US since Roe V Wade was overturned?
Listen in to hear US-based journalist Marion McKeone explain.
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Are religious property proceeds going to redress?
Noteworthy’s Maria Delaney tells Susan Daly about how over €90 million worth of properties were sold.
The Explainer: Why has polio reappeared in some major cities' sewage systems?
Listen in to hear epidemiologist Dr Kathleen O’Reilly explain what it might mean.
The Explainer: Is Ireland facing the threat of winter power blackouts?
Listen to hear Muireann Lynch from the ESRI explain.
The Explainer: What's being done to stop the spread of monkeypox?
Over 100 cases have now been reported in Ireland.
The Explainer: What makes Love Island so successful?
Listen in to hear from Love Island expert, podcaster Orlaith Condon.
The Explainer: Is Ireland heading towards another recession?
This week we discussed how different a possible recession could look compared to the post-2008 downturn.
The Explainer: What do the recent extreme temperatures tell us about future Irish summers?
How frequent will heatwaves become, and how quickly can we turn the tide?
How to Win at Dominoes: The Paul Kinnerk interview
Hear from Limerick’s All-Ireland winning coach on The42′s How to Win at Dominoes podcast.
The Explainer: Will Dublin’s metro actually be built this time around?
Listen in to hear public transport expert Brian Caulfield of Trinity College Dublin explain.
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Is Ireland a dumping ground for poultry manure?
Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent and journalist Ella McSweeney tell Susan Daly about concerns over the cross-border poultry manure trade.
The Explainer: Why are energy prices still going up?
Listen in to our interview with Daragh Cassidy of to find out more.
The Explainer: Why was Roe v Wade overturned - and what could it mean for US laws?
Listen in to our interview with Dr David Kenny of Trinity College School of Law to find out more.
'Faz is coming as the former student but I think Joe is still King Kong'
Joe Schmidt will coach against his former assistant, Andy Farrell, this weekend in Auckland.
The Good Information Podcast: The EU and You - how can Irish citizens steer Europe's course?
Where is the EU leading us on climate and common defence?
The Explainer: What's the future of EU defence - and how does Ireland play a role?
On this week’s episode, former army officer Tom Clonan talks to Michelle Hennessy about how the European Union’s defence strategy is evolving.
The Good Information Podcast: Healthcare - are we moving further away from the solution?
A majority of Irish people are pessimistic about the healthcare service, so what needs to change?
The Good Information Podcast: Misinformation - is there still time to win the battle?
Are tools such as pre-bunking, strong legislation and public literacy enough to halt disinformation?
The Explainer: Why have homeless figures risen in Ireland?
We speak to Mike Allen from Focus Ireland to find out more.
The Good Information Podcast: The Irish language - how we can help it to thrive
Most people want to speak and hear the language, so whose responsibility is it to help it grow?
The Good Information Podcast: The New Digital Age - is Ireland ready for it?
The new digital age has major implications not just for Ireland’s economy, but for climate policy, privacy rights and more.
The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem
How far are Irish women from equality, and what is standing in their way?
The Explainer: Why is it so hard to take action on mass shootings in the US?
Our columnist Larry Donnelly talks to Michelle Hennessy about gun laws in the USA this week on the podcast.
The Good Information Podcast: Brexit - how it will continue to affect us
Brexit continues to complicate matters in Ireland. Can we overcome it?