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Ep 256: Justice for Duck Egg

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor with the Sunday World, joins Eamon to discuss the latest from Dublin's gangland.

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Ep 255: Premier League and tennis balls

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss the weekend's Premier League action, including Chelsea's draw with Man Utd, Liverpool's win over Huddersfield and more.

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Ep 254: The Notorious and Rory McIlroy

Ewan MacKenna joins Eamon to discuss Conor McGregor's recent defeat in Las Vegas, the Irish contingent that followed him out there, before the conversation takes a turn towards golf star Rory McIlroy and then back to the 'Notorious'.

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Ep 253: Trump’s Saudi dilemma

Niall Stanage of The Hill is on the line from Washington to discuss the latest from the White House, relations with Saudi Arabia after the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and much more.

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Ep 252: Ireland hit the wall

John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to discuss the 1-0 defeat to Wales at the Aviva Stadium. There's some robust discussion about the efficacy of the Ireland wall; how much, if any, attention is paid to set-pieces during trainin;, and lots more, before Richard Fitzpatrick reports from Spain on the latest developments in the ongoing Cristiano Ronaldo story.

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Ep 251: O’Neill and Keane on the brink

John Giles is in studio with Eamon to look ahead to tonight's game against Wales as pressure builds on the managerial team of Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane.

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Ep 250: Johnny Sexton

Johnny Sexton is one of Ireland's greatest rugby players. He joins Eamon in studio to discuss his career, the setbacks, coping with injury, his rivalry then friendship with Ronan O'Gara, the success of Ireland and Leinster and much more.

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Ep 249: Paddy Cosgrave

Paddy Cosgrave is an entrepreneur and founder of the Web Summit which began life in Dublin and moved to Lisbon, Portugal last year. He talks to Eamon about his career, life in Ireland, the Web Summit itself and much more.

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Ep 248: Sergeant Maurice McCabe vindicated

Mick Clifford joins Eamon to discuss the findings made by Justice Peter Charleton in relation to the 'campaign of calumny' against whistleblower Maurice McCabe. There's vindication for a brave man, but what of those who carried out the smears, in particular former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan?

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Ep 247: The case for Conor McGregor and MMA

Philip O'Connor joins Eamon to discuss Conor McGregor, his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas last weekend, and the ugly scenes it sparked in and out of the octagon. Does that really represent the sport?

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Ep 246: A good week for Donald Trump

Niall Stanage of The Hill joins Eamon to discuss what has been a successful week in the eyes of Donald Trump after the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. But will this galvanise his base, or spark a backlash in the upcoming mid-term elections?

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Ep 244: Kerry babies case reopened

Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner is in studio with Eamon to discuss the reopening of the Kerry babies case, the background to it, recent canvassing on Valentia Island, and more.

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Ep 242: Washington waits on FBI report

Niall Stanage of The Hill newspaper joins Eamon to discuss the latest from Washington as all eyes are on the FBI and their report into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the accusations made against him by Christine Blasey Ford.

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Ep 240: Matt Cooper on turbulent times for Michael O'Leary

Matt Cooper, author of a new book about Michael O'Leary, is in studio with Eamon to discuss the life and times of the Ryanair boss – and the challenges he faces in the future after Monday's profit warning for the company.

The book is entitled 'Michael O'Leary', published by Penguin and it's available now.

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