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This flagship programme combines hard-hitting news and current affairs with strong comment and opinion presented in George's inimitable style. On any given day George will exude passion,anger,laughter,upset and empathy, connecting the listener to subjects they want to engage with.

This flagship programme combines hard-hitting news and current affairs with strong comment and opinion presented in George's inimitable style. On any given day George will exude passion,anger,laughter,upset and empathy, connecting the listener to subjects they want to engage with.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Description:

This flagship programme combines hard-hitting news and current affairs with strong comment and opinion presented in George's inimitable style. On any given day George will exude passion,anger,laughter,upset and empathy, connecting the listener to subjects they want to engage with.

Twitter:

@ghook

Language:

English

Contact:

Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453 106


Episodes

Mayo

10/17/2017
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Barry Kenny takes Kieran to Mayo for this week's Tuesday Travel.

Duration:00:17:20

The beaches of Thailand

10/3/2017
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Barry Kenny takes Ciara Kelly to the beautiful beaches of Thailand for this week's Tuesday Travel.

Duration:00:16:24

Barry's Bucket List

9/5/2017
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Barry Kenny lays out his bucket list of places that he wants to visit. George couldn't help but also give some of his own suggestions.

Duration:00:21:10

Don't protest. Make a cheaper, better cup of coffee!

9/5/2017
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Michael Graham doesn't understand why people are protesting Starbucks, wants Ireland to leave the EU, and can't believe people died saving their pets from the floods.

Duration:00:15:45

The empty house tax punishes those who are smart

8/8/2017
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Michael Graham can't get his head around our empty house tax, and can't believe people have an issue with illegal immigrants being reprimanded.

Duration:00:19:42

North East Brazil and Salvador

8/1/2017
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Barry Kenny took George to North East Brazil and Salvador for this week's Tuesday Travel.

Duration:00:26:02

Brussels

7/25/2017
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Barry Kenny gives Ciara his unique take on Europe's capital - Brussels.

Duration:00:18:33

Hiking minimum wage doesn't work. Happy 4th of July!

7/4/2017
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Michael Graham is celebrating Independence Day, and gives us news that minimum wage hikes don't necessarily work.

Duration:00:14:10

They knew what they were getting voting for Trump

6/30/2017
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Michael Graham tells George about the outrage that has ensued over US President Donald Trump's latest tweet.

Duration:00:07:09

Maybe Trump isn't so crazy after all

6/27/2017
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Michael Graham explains to George why the reaction to the Supreme Court passing a part of Trump's Travel Ban, proves that he may not be as crazy as we assume.

Duration:00:14:30

Irish summer events and festivals

6/27/2017
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With the summer break coming for schools, Barry Kenny told us about the many strange and wonderful holidays you can take without leaving the Irish shores.

Duration:00:19:27

Arming the good guys is always a good thing

6/23/2017
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Michael Graham is fully behind a push to train teachers how to use firearms, and to arm them at school. George is astonished.

Duration:00:14:21

Illegal immigrants must be arrested. Obviously.

6/20/2017
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Michael Graham tells George why the case of John Cunningham's arrest for being in the US illegally is a good thing.

Duration:00:17:37

New Zealand

6/20/2017
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With the Lions Test Series starting on Saturday, there is no better time for Barry Kenny to tell George all about New Zealand.

Duration:00:21:36

Paris

6/13/2017
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George was jealous this week, as Barry Kenny just came back from a weekend in Paris. Barry told him all about it.

Duration:00:20:07

The elderly need to get out of the way

6/13/2017
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Michael Graham can't believe Age Action are against society becoming cashless. He thinks we need to move with the times, regardless of the elderly.

Duration:00:13:51

There was nothing historic about Comey's testimony

6/9/2017
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Was the James Comey testimony really the blockbuster many have made out. Michael Graham watched it all in a bar, and isn't so sure.

Duration:00:12:20

Night Trains

6/6/2017
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Barry Kenny takes George on some of the best night trains he can travel on around the world.

Duration:00:23:26

If it wasn't Trump, the travel ban isn't at all crazy

6/6/2017
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Michael Graham tries to explain Trump's Travel Ban to George, and tells him that it wouldn't sound so crazy if it was anyone else by Trump delivering it.

Duration:00:15:07

Sicily

5/30/2017
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Barry Kenny fills George in on somewhere he's never visited before - the island of Sicily.

Duration:00:16:17