The Last Word
An Irishman's mission to Mars07/24/14
Dr Joesph Roche is hopes to be one of the first humans to set foot on Mars. He joined Matt in studio to talk about his plans, and the obstacles he can face.
Star Wars to shoot on Skellig Michael?
Is Star Wars 7 about to start shooting on Skellig Michael off the coast of Kerry? Aidan O'Connor from Kerry's Eye tells Matt the full story.
Anti-Semitism in Europe
Emma Barnett talks to Matt about her concerns about the rising tide of anti-semitism in Europe.
Citizen Development-Dublin Housing
Could you imagine getting together with your friends or with strangers and building your own home? Matt meets Ali Grehan and Greg Jackson who believe this is the future.
Reforming Direct Provision
Matt hears of plans to reform the direct provision system from Junior Minister Aodhan O'Riordain, and we meet a man who has lived in direct provision.
Poorna Jagannathan-Bollywood Actress
Bollywood actress Poorna Jagannathan joined Matt in studio to discuss her new play Nirbhaya,her childhood in Ireland and appearing in House of Cards and Criminal Justice.
Martin and Roy: The first joint interview
Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane joined Matt Cooper on The Last Word this evening in a special extended programme.
To mark Farm Safety Awareness Day, we speak to Justin McCarthy and Brian Rohan, who have personally being affected by farm accidents.
Unpaid tabs in the Dáil Bar
Private debt collectors are to employed to chase up unpaid Dáil bar tabs.
This week's profile interview is Tom Curran who was a carer to his late partner, Marie Fleming.
The Friday Panel
Kate Shanahan and Gavan Reilly look back at some of the stories we didn't get to during the week.
The life & lies of Jimmy Savile
Dan Davies is author of 'In Plain Sight:The Life and Lies of Jimmy Savile'
Ned O’Sullivan says seagulls have lost the run of themselves and are even taking lollipops from children. He is calling on the Minister for the Environment to take action
College drop outs
One in six students drop out of college during the transition from first to second year. We hear from of couple of people who dropped out of college.
Tulsa report into death of four children
The Child and Family Agency, Tusla, has published reports into the deaths of four young people.
Child-free by choice
At a time when fertility treatments and adoption options are more abundant than ever before, more and more people are choosing to remain child-free.
Bridegroom - A love story, unequaled
Shane Bitney Crone is the filmmaker and marriage equality activist behind the multi award winning documentary film, 'Bridegroom'.
Martin Conway - First visually impaired Senator
Martin Conway is the first visually impaired member of the Oireachtas with just 16% vision and is calling on the government to implement a national vision strategy.
World Cup 2014
Mark Lawrenson looks back at the World Cup final.
Irish Water Charges
Matt speaks to Elizabeth Arnett of Irish Water about the incoming water charges.
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