Ep 125: A passionate defence of Pep Guardiola
Eamon is joined by John Giles to discuss the end of the transfer window, the first signs of Arsene Wenger's power at Arsenal being diluted, Paul Pogba's below par performance against Spurs, and John disagrees with Eamon over the performance of Pep at Man City.
Ep 124: The year of the Donald
As Donald Trump prepares to make his state of the union speech, Eamon and Niall Stanage of The Hill newspaper in Washington 'celebrate' the first year of his presidency, compare him to previous presidents, discuss the Russia probe, the work he's done, and much more.
Ep 123: The long, lonely road of Maurice McCabe
Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner discusses the treatment of Sergeant Maurice McCabe and his grotesque treatment as the Disclosures Tribunal continues at Dublin Castle.
Ep 122: The Dapper Don is finished
Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor with the Sunday World, with the latest on the Hutch - Kinahan feud, more murders, their middle-eastern difficulties, and more
Ep 121: Liverpool do it again
Eamon is joined by John Giles and Didi Hamann to discuss Liverpool's defeat to Swansea, the Alexis Sanchez move from Arsenal to Man Utd and the Gunners interest in Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and the two guests disagree with Eamon's opinion of Pep Guardiola and his Man City team.
Ep 120: Eddie Hobbs
Warning: Clear your debt and buy gold. Eddie Hobbs looks to the past to understand the future
Ep 119: The crisis at Real Madrid with Richard Fitzpatrick
What is going on at Real Madrid this season? Currently 19 points behind Barcelona, and lying 4th in the table, with Zinedine Zidane under real pressure, and Cristiano Ronaldo suffering his worst season ever for goalscoring, things are a mess. Eamon is joined by Spanish based sports writer Richard Fitzpatrick to discuss.
Ep 118: Mick Clifford on the Disclosures Tribunal
Eamon is joined by the Irish Examiner's Mick Clifford to discuss the latest from the Disclosure's Tribunal, including the close links between the Garda Commissioner and the Minister for Justice
Ep 117: From Charleton to Bannon
In this two part edition, Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to hear the latest from the Charleton Tribunal, and then, from Washington, Niall Stange of The Hill reports on what has been a difficult week for Steve Bannon.
Ep 116: Alice Leahy on the homeless crisis
Alice Leahy is Director of Services at the Alice Leahy Trust - a non-judgemental, befriending, social and health service for people who are homeless. She tells Eamon about her life in that service, how and why things are worse than ever, and what needs to be done about i
Ep 115: Fire and Fury
Niall Stanage reports on the explosive new book that has raised the most serious questions yet about the Trump presidency.
Ep 114: City for the title, Mourinho for Paris
Eamon is joined by John Giles to discuss the festive Premier League drama, including Mourinho's 'vicious' comments about Paul Scholes, Antonio Conte's uncertain Chelsea future, the return to form of Jack Wilshere, and more.
Ep 113: Robert Fisk on Trump and the Middle East
Eamon is joined by journalist Robert Fisk to talk about the crisis in Syria, Donald Trump, and the ongoing issues in the Middle East.
Ep 112: Paul Kimmage on Chris Froome
Eamon is joined by Paul Kimmage to discuss the ongoing Chris Froome story, and asks when does use of medicine become performance enhancing?
Ep 111: Simon Carswell - a reporter's story from Anglo to Washington
Eamon chats to Irish Times journalist Simon Carswell about his career, from the banking crisis, Obama's second term, Trump's election and beyond.
Ep 110: Man City's dominance continues, but can they win the Champions League?
Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to talk about Man City's dominance of the Premier League, but the panel differ over whether Pep Guardiola's side can go all the way in Europe. There's also discussion of Man Utd, Chelsea and Arsenal, and a look at the Champions League draw.
Ep 109: Bertie Ahern on Brexit
Eamon is joined by former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern who discusses Brexit, the perils of negotiating with a divided British government, and why Leo Varadkar must use Ireland's veto
Ep 108: Trump on a roll
The latest from Washington with Niall Stanage. Up for discussion Donald Trump's decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the ongoing Michael Flynn investigation, and the president's backing of Roy Moore in Alabama
Ep 107: Katy French – Death and drugs, then and now
Its 10 years since model Katy French fell victim to cocaine and the Celtic Tiger party. Eamon is joined by Investigations Editor with the Sunday World, Nicola Tallant, to discuss what a grip the drug had on society back then, how it has made millions for the drug gangs, and where we are today as the deadly feud between the Hutch & Kinahan continues.
Ep 106: Joe Brolly uncut
Eamon is joined by Joe Brolly to talk about growing up in Derry, the GAA and its role in the community, commercialism, politics, and much more
Ep 105: Frances Fitzgerald on the brink
Eamon is joined by the Irish Examiner's Mick Clifford to discuss the ongoing crisis in justice that may bring down the government
Ep 104: Stick or twist with Martin O'Neill?
John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to talk about Irish football and the future of Martin O'Neill. Is it time for a change, or stay with more of the same? There's also Premier League discussion, and the possibility of an English winner of the Champions League this season.
Ep 103: Father Peter McVerry on his despair at the government's approach to the housing crisis
Eamon is joined by Father Peter McVerry to talk about his tireless crusade for the homeless of Ireland and his growing despair at the government's response.
Ep 102: Life inside the White House press room
Eamon is joined in studio by Niall Stanage, White House reporter for The Hill newspaper in Washington DC. On the agenda, Donald Trump, Hilary Clinton, Republicans, Democrats and lots more.
Ep 101: Are we going to Russia?
Eamon is joined by Liam Brady and John Giles to discuss the 0-0 draw with Denmark on Saturday night, the second leg at the Aviva on Tuesday, and to assess the chances of qualification for the World Cup in Russia next summer.
Ep 100: The battle for the soul of An Garda Síochána
Good cop, bad cop. Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the two sides of An Garda Síochána.
Ep 98: All the President's Men Face Criminal Charges
The Hill's Niall Stanage joins Eamon to give the latest from the White House press room.
Ep 97: Didi Hamann on Bayern Munich's Situation & the Problems at Liverpool
Eamon is joined by Didi Hamann to to chat about the latest developments at Bayern Munich and Liverpool.
Ep 96: David Hall, CEO of Irish Mortgage Holders, on Ireland's Delinquent Bankers
David Hall is a campaigner, CEO of the Irish Mortage Holders Association and founder of New Beginnings, which set out to guide people through the economic crisis. He joins Eamon to dissect the origins of tracker mortgages and how Shane Ross, once poacher of Ireland's delinquent bankers has become the least vocal.
Ep 95: Colm Tóibín on the Crisis in Catalonia
Colm Tóibín first went to Barcelona in 1975 as a 20-year-old (two months before the death of General Franco). He stayed for three years, working as a teacher and returned many times over the years, writing about his love affair with the region in his book Homage to Barcelona. In this episode, he joins Eamon to give an insight into the current situation in the region.
Ep 94: Liverpool and Manchester United's Disappointing Stalemate
Eamon is joined by John Giles and Liam Brady to discuss the latest Premier League games.
Ep 93: Donald Trump - How to Lose Friends & Make More Enemies
The Hill's White House reporter, Niall Stanage, reports on the ever darkening mood in Washington.
Ep 92: Clare Daly - A Radical View of Ireland
As independent socialist TD for North Dublin, Clare Daly has been one of the most effective members of the Irish government in recent times. She joins Eamon to talk about her life in politics and view on contemporary Ireland.
Ep 91: Lessons from Moldova, a Lifeline from Scotland and Everything to Play for in Cardiff
John Giles, Liam Brady and Eamon review Ireland's win against Moldova and preview the Ireland vs. Wales match.