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On Ireland’s most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you’ll never want to miss a Word.

On Ireland’s most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you’ll never want to miss a Word.
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Dublin, Ireland

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On Ireland’s most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you’ll never want to miss a Word.

Twitter:

@lstwrd

Language:

English

Contact:

83 410 0102


Episodes

The Best Music Of 1979

8/21/2018
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John Caddell and Larissa Nolan pick their favourite music of 1979.

Duration:00:18:52

Madonna Criticised For Aretha Franklin Tribute

8/21/2018
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Cal Thomas and Marion McKeone discuss the latest from the United States, including Madonna's 'egocentric' tribute to Aretha Franklin.

Duration:00:13:26

Papal Attraction, Part 2

8/21/2018
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In the second part of our documentary series on Pope John Paul's visit to Ireland, we focus on the mass in the Phoenix Park, the largest gathering of Irish people ever.

Duration:00:15:36

University Costs Putting Huge Pressure On Families

8/20/2018
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Shane de Ris and John Lowe discuss the financial challenges faced by students and their parents due to university costs.

Duration:00:08:02

Pope Apologises For Church Sexual Abuse - Is It Enough?

8/20/2018
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Maeve Lewis of One in Four talks about Pope Francis's apology for decades of clerical sexual abuse. Is it enough?

Duration:00:07:53

Papal Attraction, Part 1 - Ireland In 1979

8/20/2018
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Our four-part documentary series looks at Pope John Paul's visit to Ireland. In the first part, we find out what Ireland was like in 1979.

Duration:00:14:32

All-Ireland Hurling Final Preview From Coppers

8/17/2018
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Highlights from our All-Ireland hurling final preview at Coppers, featuring Jamesie O'Connor, John McIntyre, Cyril Donnellan, Gavin O'Mahony and Joe Quaid.

Duration:00:42:57

Pat Shortt On His New Play & Being A Serious Actor

8/17/2018
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Actor and comedian Pat Shortt talks about his starring role in Martin McDonagh's play 'A Skull in Connemara' at the Olympia Theatre.

Duration:00:19:09

Should Vaping Be Allowed In Public Places?

8/17/2018
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Breda Brown and Eoghan McDermott discuss some of the stories in the news this week, including a study that finds vaping could be more dangerous than previously thought.

Duration:00:19:56

Is It Right For Straight Actors To Get Gay Roles?

8/16/2018
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Brian Lloyd and Roe McDermott discuss the casting of Jack Whitehall as Disney's first gay character and review 'The Equalizer 2' and 'Christopher Robin'.

Duration:00:11:59

How Will Drop In Sterling Impact Car Imports From UK?

8/16/2018
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Michael Sheridan talks about the potential impact of the drop in Sterling on imports of used cars from Britain.

Duration:00:07:16

Why There's Money In Marriage

8/15/2018
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Charlie Weston talks about how getting married can be financially beneficial.

Duration:00:06:16

The Importance Of Workplace Friendships

8/15/2018
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Lisa Holt and Pat Fitzpatrick discuss whether it's important to establish friendships in the workplace.

Duration:00:07:55

Is The Leaving Cert Fit For Purpose?

8/15/2018
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Claire McGee, Beatrice Dooley and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin debate whether the Leaving Cert in its current form is fit for purpose.

Duration:00:19:43

Soul Legend Aretha Franklin Is "Gravely Ill"

8/15/2018
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John Caddell and Larissa Nolan reflect on Aretha Franklin's music as it is announced that she is gravely ill.

Duration:00:14:53

Trump Calls Omarosa A "Dog" In Twitter Attack

8/14/2018
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Marion McKeone and Michael Walsh discuss Donald Trump's attack on former aide Omarosa, in which he called her a "dog" and a "crying lowlife".

Duration:00:11:22

Is Social Media The Biggest Threat To Democracy?

8/13/2018
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Josepha Madigan and Ellen Coyne talk about social media as a threat to democracy and how Twitter is failing to clamp down on hate speech.

Duration:00:11:16

John Boyne On Becoming A Better Writer As You Get Older

8/13/2018
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John Boyne discusses his latest novel, 'A Ladder To The Sky', and why he thinks he is doing his best work now.

Duration:00:10:55

Ticketmaster To Shut Down Seatwave

8/13/2018
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Noel Rock and John O'Neill discuss Ticketmaster's decision to shut down Seatwave and how it will affect the ticketing industry.

Duration:00:08:11

Colm O'Gorman On The Church's Cover-Up Of Abuse

8/10/2018
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Colm O'Gorman talks about his experience of clerical sexual abuse and why the Catholic Church needs to take responsibility ahead of the Pope's visit.

Duration:00:18:18