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The Explainer: Why does the British government want to stop Troubles prosecutions?
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The Explainer: Why does the British government want to stop Troubles prosecutions?

Thu 3:55 PM 7,819 Views 0 Comments

David Blevins of Sky News joins us for this week’s episode.

The Explainer: What could your holidays look like for the rest of the year?
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The Explainer: What could your holidays look like for the rest of the year?

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 PM 6,163 Views 0 Comments

We get the latest on the digital covid certificate, and a travel expert tells us what holidaying will be like from the 19 July.

The Explainer: What is the mica scandal and how has it affected homeowners?
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The Explainer: What is the mica scandal and how has it affected homeowners?

Jul 7th 2021, 6:00 PM 3,660 Views 0 Comments

This week, we talk you through how the mica scandal unfolded, and what it tells us about housing in Ireland.

The Explainer: What is going on with the National Maternity Hospital?
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The Explainer: What is going on with the National Maternity Hospital?

Jul 2nd 2021, 6:00 PM 4,619 Views 0 Comments

Reporter Gráinne Ní Aodha talks us through what you need to know.

The Explainer: How much do we know right now about the Delta variant?
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The Explainer: How much do we know right now about the Delta variant?

Jun 24th 2021, 7:30 PM 6,697 Views 1 Comment

TCD virus expert Dr Kim Roberts and reporter Michelle Hennessy join us to explain more.

The Explainer: What's all this about a Brexit sausage war?
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The Explainer: What's all this about a Brexit sausage war?

Jun 17th 2021, 6:00 PM 3,464 Views 3 Comments

Yes, a Brexit sausage row. Let us break it down for you with the help of Gráinne Ní Aodha and Dominic McGrath of BBC Radio Foyle.

The Explainer: What's next for the Mother and Baby Home Commission?
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The Explainer: What's next for the Mother and Baby Home Commission?

Jun 11th 2021, 6:00 PM 2,872 Views 3 Comments

Catriona Crowe and Órla Ryan join us on this week’s podcast.

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A new and simple way to listen to podcasts from The Journal

Jun 10th 2021, 2:30 PM 6,727 Views 0 Comments

We’ve launched an in-app podcast player.

The Explainer: Who are the Uighurs and what is going on in China?
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The Explainer: Who are the Uighurs and what is going on in China?

Jun 4th 2021, 6:00 PM 5,730 Views 1 Comment

This week, we take a look at the Uighur population and how China is accused of carrying out human rights abuses against them.

The Explainer: Why are you hearing so much about cryptocurrency?
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The Explainer: Why are you hearing so much about cryptocurrency?

May 27th 2021, 6:32 PM 10,651 Views 20 Comments

Alpha Wealth’s Nick Charalambous and our own Ian Curran explain the highs and lows of crypto.

The Explainer: What is the impact of the HSE cyberattack?
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The Explainer: What is the impact of the HSE cyberattack?

May 21st 2021, 11:29 AM 7,713 Views 3 Comments

We speak to a cybersecurity expert to find out more.

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?
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The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?

May 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 7,749 Views 9 Comments

On this week’s podcast, we explain more – and producer Nicky Ryan takes an antigen test during recording.

The Explainer: Has Covid changed the way we work?
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The Explainer: Has Covid changed the way we work?

May 7th 2021, 8:04 PM 5,281 Views 2 Comments

On this week’s podcast episode, we look at how working from home might work in a post-Covid world.

The Explainer: Why did Arlene Foster make the shock decision to step down as DUP leader?
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The Explainer: Why did Arlene Foster make the shock decision to step down as DUP leader?

Apr 30th 2021, 6:00 PM 24,184 Views 18 Comments

It was a decision that blindsided many – but what does it mean for the DUP and Northern Ireland?

The Explainer: How do you get nominated for an Oscar?
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The Explainer: How do you get nominated for an Oscar?

Apr 24th 2021, 1:00 PM 13,385 Views 9 Comments

We speak to director Tomm Moore about Cartoon Saloon’s latest Oscar-nominated film, Wolfwalkers.

The Explainer: From influencers to QAnon - how misinformation changed in Ireland over the past year
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The Explainer: From influencers to QAnon - how misinformation changed in Ireland over the past year

Apr 15th 2021, 6:30 PM 7,021 Views 0 Comments

From WhatsApp messages to conspiracy theories, we explore how misinformation has evolved over the last 12 months.

The Explainer: How has the pandemic affected house prices in Ireland?
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The Explainer: How has the pandemic affected house prices in Ireland?

Apr 10th 2021, 7:20 AM 17,159 Views 17 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons explains on this week’s podcast.

The Explainer: How likely is a united Ireland in the next 10 years?
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The Explainer: How likely is a united Ireland in the next 10 years?

Apr 1st 2021, 6:00 PM 19,682 Views 58 Comments

On this episode, we hear from the Good Information Project, which is currently examining this very question.

The Explainer: Banks, brokers, bonds… are back in the news. Should we be worried (again)?
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The Explainer: Banks, brokers, bonds… are back in the news. Should we be worried (again)?

Mar 11th 2021, 7:00 PM 10,608 Views 3 Comments

In today’s episode, business reporter Ian Curran explains what’s been going on.

The Explainer: What is the government's radical new plan for Direct Provision?
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The Explainer: What is the government's radical new plan for Direct Provision?

Mar 4th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,143 Views 20 Comments

Activist Ola Mustapha, Nick Henderson of the Irish Refugee Council and reporter Cónal Thomas talk us through it.

The Explainer: Why is the government changing the Living With Covid plan again?
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The Explainer: Why is the government changing the Living With Covid plan again?

Feb 25th 2021, 7:50 AM 29,505 Views 64 Comments

We take a look for this week’s podcast episode.

The Explainer: What's the latest with Ireland's vaccine rollout?
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The Explainer: What's the latest with Ireland's vaccine rollout?

Feb 18th 2021, 6:00 PM 12,605 Views 0 Comments

Not sure how many people have had their first vaccination, and how we compare to other countries? Let’s take a look in this week’s episode.

The Explainer: What is Article 16, and why has it been causing hassle?
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The Explainer: What is Article 16, and why has it been causing hassle?

Feb 11th 2021, 6:30 PM 10,506 Views 2 Comments

We take a closer look on this week’s episode.

The Explainer: Delivery woes, efficacy questions, and Brexit - what's going on with AstraZeneca?
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The Explainer: Delivery woes, efficacy questions, and Brexit - what's going on with AstraZeneca?

Feb 4th 2021, 2:30 PM 14,260 Views 2 Comments

We take a closer look on this week’s episode.

The Explainer: Trump's second impeachment - what happens next, and what does it mean for his future?
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The Explainer: Trump's second impeachment - what happens next, and what does it mean for his future?

Jan 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 21,106 Views 24 Comments

This impeachment hinges on the riot earlier this month in the US Capitol building, as Larry Donnelly explains.

The Explainer: What are the issues with the mother and baby home report?
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The Explainer: What are the issues with the mother and baby home report?

Jan 21st 2021, 2:00 PM 5,464 Views 6 Comments

We outline what’s in the report, and talk to a historian about issues it raises.

The Explainer: A GP, nurse, ICU consultant and contact tracer on what it's like working during the third wave
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The Explainer: A GP, nurse, ICU consultant and contact tracer on what it's like working during the third wave

Jan 14th 2021, 12:00 PM 22,304 Views 1 Comment

They speak to us about the challenges of this current phase of the pandemic.

The Explainer: The third wave - what happened, and what restrictions are in place?
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The Explainer: The third wave - what happened, and what restrictions are in place?

Jan 6th 2021, 8:09 PM 12,839 Views 6 Comments

Been ignoring the news? Or struggling to keep up? We bring you up to speed with what you need to know.

The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year
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The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year

Dec 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 10,817 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best bits of our podcast this year

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
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The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 11,955 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

The Explainer: Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun on how the Covid-19 vaccines work
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The Explainer: Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun on how the Covid-19 vaccines work

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 6:30 PM 27,720 Views 13 Comments

Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun breaks the whole thing down for us on this week’s podcast.

The Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?
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The Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?

Dec 5th 2020, 7:05 AM 14,776 Views 16 Comments

We speak to RTÉ reporter Órla O’Donnell and Fianna Fáil TD Jim O’Callaghan.

The Explainer: Why is the 27th Amendment back in the news?
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The Explainer: Why is the 27th Amendment back in the news?

Nov 26th 2020, 6:00 PM 19,819 Views 13 Comments

We speak to an expert about what the amendment was, and why Labour is proposing a Bill related to it.

The Explainer: Professor Philip Nolan on what the numbers are telling us about Covid-19 right now
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The Explainer: Professor Philip Nolan on what the numbers are telling us about Covid-19 right now

Nov 19th 2020, 9:19 AM 29,905 Views 57 Comments

We speak to the NPHET member and chair of the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group.

The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?
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The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?

Nov 12th 2020, 6:45 AM 18,558 Views 30 Comments

We chat to polls expert Kevin Cunningham of TU Dublin to find out more.

The Explainer: What exactly happened with the mother and baby home legislation?
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The Explainer: What exactly happened with the mother and baby home legislation?

Nov 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,400 Views 1 Comment

And what happens to the records now?

The Explainer LIVE: What could Trump's legacy be?
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The Explainer LIVE: What could Trump's legacy be?

Oct 30th 2020, 7:15 AM 12,216 Views 46 Comments

What mark will his work between 2017 and 2021 leave on the United States?

What could Donald Trump's legacy be? Join us as we discuss on The Explainer live (in your living room)
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What could Donald Trump's legacy be? Join us as we discuss on The Explainer live (in your living room)

Oct 29th 2020, 1:20 PM 42,283 Views 0 Comments

This week’s episode will be recorded via Zoom this evening – and you can take part.

The Explainer: What led to Ireland moving to Level 5 restrictions?
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The Explainer: What led to Ireland moving to Level 5 restrictions?

Oct 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 12,959 Views 22 Comments

We take a look at the facts and figures on this week’s podcast.

The Explainer: Is assisted dying going to become legal in Ireland soon?
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The Explainer: Is assisted dying going to become legal in Ireland soon?

Oct 16th 2020, 7:30 AM 11,685 Views 17 Comments

Gino Kenny’s Dying With Dignity Bill passed through the Dáil recently – we look at the journey to get there, and what happens next.

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