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The Last Word with Matt Cooper

News & Politics Podcasts

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.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Description:

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

‘It's Not Often I Come Up Against Such Naked Aggression and I’m Not Going To Lie - I’m Scared’

8/15/2022
Have you ever been a victim of or witness to anti-social behaviour on public transport in Ireland? Charlie Taylor joined the Last Word to discuss his recent experience on Dublin's Luas. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:11:15

TV & Streaming

8/15/2022
'House Of The Dragon', HBO's Game Of Thrones spin off starts this weekend. Can it possibly live up to the massive hype of the original series? Joe O’Shea and Grace McKeever joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:12:43

Are Local Authorities Taking Dog Fouling Seriously?

8/15/2022
What is the point of having laws if they are never enforced? 11 out of 22 local authorities across Ireland have issued 0 fines for dog fouling this year. June Tinsley and Hazel Chu joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:11:24

Last Word On Travel : Mid-Term Break Deals You Should Snap Up Now

8/15/2022
Schools will be back soon, and for anyone who's already been on their Summer holidays, it's a great time now to start looking ahead to the mid term break. Sarah Slattery joined the Last Word with some fantastic mid-term holiday deals! Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:09:36

Tory Leadership Race Enters It's Final Weeks

8/13/2022
The race to replace Boris Johnson as Prime Minister is in full pursuit. Meanwhile the British economy sits stagnant with bills rising to frightening new heights. Nick Ferrari joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:08:54

Mortgage Lender Caps Loans At 2 ½ Times Salary

8/13/2022
ICS Mortgages have announced they will now cap loans at 2 ½ times the borrower's salary, as apposed to the traditional 3½ times cap. Charlie Weston joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:09:59

The Week Trending

8/13/2022
After a week of heatwave action, it's time to look back on the biggest trending stories around the world. Mark Paul and Brianna Parkins joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:20:03

Thousands Of Incidents On Public Transport, But Only 65 Arrests

8/11/2022
Why is public transport in Ireland still so unsafe? Mark Gleeson joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:06:53

The Last Word On The Environment : Rainwater No Longer Safe To Drink

8/11/2022
There is no longer a single place on Earth where rainwater is safe to drink. John Gibbons joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:11:30

The Last Word On Health : Heartburn

8/11/2022
Most of us have experience heartburn in our lives. What brings it on and how can it be avoided? Dr. Ilona Duffy joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:07:15

Donald Trump Invokes 5th Amendment Rights & Refuses To Answer Questions

8/10/2022
The bizarre story of the investigation into Donald Trump continues as the former president exercises his 5th amendment rights, refusing to answer questions from prosecutors. Eli Attie joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:07:57

Personal Finance : Rent Prices Hit All Time High As Supply Drops To Lowest Ever

8/10/2022
The average national rent has hit €1,618, up about 12.6% this year, an all time high. Charlie Weston joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:14:00

Sporting Boards To Have 40% Women By 2023

8/9/2022
€25 million has been announced by Sport Ireland in funding for sporting bodies around the country, however 4 key objectives have been set out alongside it, one of which states sporting boards must hit 40% female representation by 2023. Jack Chambers joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:12:36

US With Cal & Marion

8/9/2022
The FBI have raided Donald's Trump's private office in Florida, leading to Trump supporters protesting outside of Mar-A-Lago house. Cal Thomas and Marion McKeone joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:14:54

The Last Word On Music

8/9/2022
Olivia Newton-John has sadly passed away at the age of 73 and Kasabian are set to release a new album. Dave Hanratty and Dee Reddy joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:20:14

Last Word On Travel : Family Holidays In Dubai

8/9/2022
It's not the first place that comes to mind when you think 'family holiday', but Dubai offers some fantastic and extremely accessible options for families looking for a great year round sun holiday. Sarah Slattery joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:10:49

Tech Tuesday : Whatsapp Unveils New Privacy Features

8/9/2022
In an effort to make users feel more secure, Whatsapp has announced an update to it's privacy features. Andy O’Donoghue joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:10:26

The Premiere League Kicks Off

8/5/2022
There's a lot to catch up on in the world of soccer as the Premier League kicks off with a bang! Mark Lawrenson, Tony Cascarino and Miguel Delaney joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:25:23

A Fifth Of Pubs Have Shut Since 2005

8/5/2022
Over the last 16 years 1 in 5 pubs have closed, the majority of which are in rural Ireland. Why is this happening? Paul Clancy and Joanne Riordan O’Connor joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:10:48

The Week Trending

8/5/2022
Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist loses defamation case, and Lidl workers can now push retirement to 70 years of age. Lise Hand and Kieran Cunningham joined the Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:19:23