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An in-depth look at the main stories of the week.

An in-depth look at the main stories of the week.
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Dublin, Ireland

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An in-depth look at the main stories of the week.

Language:

English

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Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

Are too many people going to college?

8/18/2017
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48 mins: Andrea Gilligan is joined by Carl O'Brien, John Walshe, Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain and Tony Donohoe.

Duration:00:48:35

Gene Editing

8/13/2017
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Sarah discusses Gene Editing technology and its moral and ethical implications with David Mc Connell, Gerard Casey, Pat Clarke and John Waterstone

Duration:00:47:32

The Trouble With Renewable Energy

8/6/2017
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Sarah is joined by Marie Hayden, Denis Duff and Ossian Smyth to discuss renewable energy and Ireland's Energy future

Duration:00:45:47

School Patronage, Religion, Education, Indoctrination

2/11/2017
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46 mins: Sarah talks with Professor John Coolahan of NUIM, Senator Aodhán O’Ríordáin, John Walsh Lecturer in Education Policy TCD, Joanna Fortune Child Psychotherapist.

Duration:00:46:27

John Waters

9/10/2016
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Duration:00:06:48

Andrew Zimbalist,Sports Economist and Author.

8/20/2016
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Sports Economist and Author of Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup and a Professor of Economics at Smith College.

Duration:00:15:48

South American criminal law

8/20/2016
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James M. Cooper, Professor at the California Western School of Law. He has 20 years experience working for reform of South American criminal law.

Duration:00:15:30

The Talking Point take on the Olympics

8/20/2016
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David Walsh,Sunday Times,John Lee,Irish Mail on Sunday, Cllr & Olympic Silver Medallist Kenneth Egan, Andrew Zimbalist,sports economist & author, and lawyer James Cooper.

Duration:00:50:46

The Housework War

8/12/2016
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Duration:00:42:56

Grindr

8/6/2016
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Sarah spoke to John Paul Brammer, an American journalist, a gay man who has written for the Guardian newspaper about Grindr and he explained exactly what Grindr is.

Duration:00:07:47

Jerry Buttimer Fine Gael TD in Cork South Central

8/6/2016
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Jerry Buttimer Fine Gael TD in Cork South Central on Maynooth.

Duration:00:08:07

Can we do anything about ever rising car insurance?

7/30/2016
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The panel discuss the explosion in car premium costs and if anything can be done to address it

Duration:00:46:16

Have we reached the end of democracy

7/28/2016
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In a podcast special Sarah Carey talks with a panel of politicians & political theorists about the state of democracy today. Has the Democratic Golden Age come to an end?

Duration:00:41:43

'Othering' and Identity in the Modern World

7/23/2016
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Our world is experiencing a lot of fragmentation. The panel discuss 'othering' and what identity means today.

Duration:00:49:53

Turkey coup.

7/16/2016
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Coverage and analysis of the attempted coup in Turkey.

Duration:00:46:02

When it comes to charities, who can you trust?

7/9/2016
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Sallyanne Clarke, Sheila Nordon, Debbie Deegan, Tom McEnaney.

Duration:00:42:51

Fatal foetal abnormalities: discussing the dilemma

7/8/2016
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Parents given a diagnosis of a fatal foetal abnormality are faced with horrible choices. Talking Point discussed how this affects parents during and after pregnancy.

Duration:00:20:53