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Ep 293: Bertie Ahern on Brexit

After a hugely significant week in UK politics, Eamon is joined by former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to discuss Brexit, the potential impact it might have on Ireland, and why the focus needs to shift from the technicalities of any potential deal to the practicalities for the people it will affect.

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Ep 292: More startling disclosures in the INM story

Eamon is joined by special correspondent for the Irish Examiner, Mick Clifford, to discuss further developments in the INM scandal, and the wider implications of those for the company and for journalism.

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Ep 291: The weekend's Premier League review with Liam Brady & John Giles

Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the latest Premier League football.

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Ep 290: Europe - Truth, lies and threats

Eamon is joined by former MEP Patricia McKenna to discuss Brexit, the European Union, and the implications for Ireland.

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Ep 289: Special Counsel Mueller closes in

A sombre week in Washington following the death of former President George HW Bush, but Donald Trump will have more pressing matters on his hands as the Mueller Investigation continues with potentially serious consequences.

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Ep 288: Premier League no foregone conclusion for City

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to discuss the midweek Premier League action including wins for Man City and Liverpool, Man Utd's 2-2 draw with Arsenal and more.

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Ep 287: Euro 2020 draw, the end of Mourinho and Arsenal’s extraordinary revival

Eamon talks to Liam Brady and John Giles.

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Ep 286: Trump’s woes worsen

The latest from Washington with Niall Stanage as Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress, while Paul Manafort’s plea deal with Mueller falls apart after he reportedly lies to federal investigators.

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Ep 285: Another whistleblowing scandal?

Mick Clifford, special correspondent with the Irish Examiner, discusses another whistleblowing story involving the Irish prison service.

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Ep 284: Tom Lyons

Tom Lyons, Executive Editor of the Sunday Business Post joins Eamon to discuss NAMA, the vulture funds the hangover from the financial crash all these years later.

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Ep 283: Mick McCarthy & the Premier League

Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann and John Giles.

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Ep 280: Colm Tóibín

Eamon is joined by writer Colm Tóibín to discuss his new book, 'Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce.'

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Ep 279: Hitmen for hire

Nicola Tallant of the Sunday World joins Eamon to discuss hitmen for hire in Dublin's gangland, and how feuds exist in the online world too.

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Ep 278: O'Neill's Ireland Hits Rock Bottom

Eamon talks to John Giles and Liam Brady.

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Ep 277: Rugby’s Beautiful Night

Eamon talks to Neil Francis about Ireland’s historic victory against the All Blacks.

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Ep 272: Mourinho a busted flush

Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to discuss the Manchester derby and Man City's emphatic win, Arsenal's draw with Wolves, and the rest of the weekend's Premier League action.

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Ep 271: Nicola Tallant

The latest from Dublin's gangland, plus the murder of Paul Wells by Kenneth O'Brien with Nicola Tallant of the Sunday World.

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Ep 270: Trump drama continues

Mid-term elections, Sessions’ resignation as Attorney General, Trump’s press conference, CNN’s Jim Acosta loses White House access. Eamon talks to Niall Stanage about another dramatic week in US politics.

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Ep 269: Live rugby special

Recorded in front of a live audience, it's a rugby special with Eamon, Hugh Cahill, Paul Wallace, Neil Francis and Gordon Darcy.

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Ep 268: Bernadette Devlin McAliskey

Eamon is joined by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey to discuss the impact of Brexit on life and politics in Northern Ireland, a united Ireland, how capitalism is driving politics to the far right, and much more.

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Ep 267: Stuart Carolan

Eamon is joined in studio by Stuart Carolan to discuss his new RTE series 'Taken Down', which is his next project after the huge success of Love/Hate. They talk about direct provision, the inspiration for the two series, writing for the theatre and lots more.

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Ep 265: Frank McDonald

Eamon is joined in studio by former Environment Editor of The Irish Times Frank McDonald to discuss his new book 'Truly Frank', looking back at his life, work and career – as well as his thoughts on the challenges facing Dublin as a city.

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Ep 264: John Connors

Eamon is joined by actor John Connors to talk about his life and career, the spotlight on the travelling community in the wake of the presidential election and more.

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Ep 262: Maurice McCabe leaves the Gardai

After the announcement that Maurice McCabe is to leave the Gardai, Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner joins Eamon to reflect on his career and why he's taken this decision.

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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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