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The Right Hook with George Hook

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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

How strict is too strict at school?

9/19/2017
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Arthur Godsil and Brian Mooney debate the issue of discipline in school. Do schools need to be stricter, or are they too soft?

Turkey's Turquoise Coast

9/19/2017
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Barry Kenny is just off the plane from Turkey, and tells Ciara all about it.

Duration: 00:24:21


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


Belize

8/29/2017
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Barry Kenny takes George to Belize for this week's Tuesday Travel.

Duration: 00:23:35


€800 to go 55 miles on the train? That is insane

8/29/2017
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Michael Graham cannot believe the subsidies the Irish taxpayer pays when it comes to some of the lines on the Irish Rail network.

Duration: 00:16:54


Wexford

8/22/2017
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Barry Kenny takes George to Wexford for this week's Tuesday Travel.

Duration: 00:22:48


The Left don't believe in real freedom of speech

8/22/2017
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Michael Graham asks George about his run-in with the Taoiseach, talks Steve Bannon, Afghanistan and what real freedom of speech looks like.

Duration: 00:19:40


Kicking Grannies Out and Speaking German

8/15/2017
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Micheal Graham gives his thoughts on housing proposals and if German immigrants should speak German.

Duration: 00:17:33


Sardinia

8/8/2017
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Barry Kenny takes George to the beautiful island of Sardinia for this week's Tuesday Travel.

Duration: 00:19:14


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


The Left believes borders are inherently xenophobic

8/3/2017
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Trump has a new plan on immigration. Michael Graham gives his take.

Duration: 00:11:51


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


Anthony Scaramucci gone in 10 days

8/1/2017
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Anthony Scaramucci is gone. Michael Graham reckons Trump supporters now have more hope than ever for the future.

Duration: 00:16:17


Kushner, Trump and grade inflation

7/25/2017
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Michael Graham gives his take on Jared Kushner's statement in the White Hose rose garden and gets wound up about the inflation of grades over the years.

Duration: 00:16:24


Brussels

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

Duration: 00:18:33


Charlie Guard, Libraries and Pet Shops

7/12/2017
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Micheal Graham discusses the difficult case of terminally ill baby Charlie Guard, Libraries and Pet Shops

Duration: 00:16:02


Las Vegas

7/4/2017
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Since it's the Fourth of July, Barry Kenny thought it'd be a good idea to head to Las Vegas, Nevada for Tuesday Travel.

Duration: 00:24:18


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

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