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Moncrieff Highlights

Podcast Series Moncrieff Highlights

The daily dose of madness and intrigue from Sean Moncrieff and his rebel radio crew

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Series Episodes

Direct Provision residents 'feel let down' by different systems for refugees

Direct Provision residents 'feel let down' by different systems for refugees

The Government’s temporary protection status for Ukrainian refugees allows those affected to work and claim benefits while other refugees languish in the purgatory of Direct Provision, without the right to work. Some are worried that this is leading to a two tier system. Sean was joined by Fellipe Lopes, Communications and Engagement Coordinator at the Immigrant Council of Ireland...

10 mins

5 December Finished

Victims 'have a right to have a voice in the parole process'

Victims 'have a right to have a voice in the parole process'

The Parole Board has launched a new campaign asking victims of serious crimes to register with them. But, how does the new statutory parole board work and what would families be registering for? And ultimately, what involvement would they have in ultimately deciding if a prisoner is released? Sean was joined by Ciarín deBuis, the Chief Executive of the Parole Board...

10 mins

5 December Finished

Are Christmas Cracker Jokes Funny?

Are Christmas Cracker Jokes Funny?

A poll in the UK of 2,000 adults, found that the best of the shortlisted jokes was: “What type of peas ruin Christmas Dinner? MPs. Are Christmas cracker jokes supposed to be funny? Comedian and Poet, John Moynes joined Sean to discuss what makes the perfect Christmas cracker joke?

5 mins

5 December Finished

'I Am Jesus Christ' the video game

'I Am Jesus Christ' the video game

In a world where gaming has become prolific, a new game is soon to be available to gamers. ‘I Am Jesus Christ’, a controversial video game that literally lets you play as the Messiah, from his birth to his crucifixion and subsequent resurrection, recently became playable on Steam. To discuss, review and offer some insight into the strange experience it must be to play as 'God', Sean was joined by Graham Day, Editor in Chief at Game Eir an Irish Video Game Website... Image: Steam

7 mins

5 December Finished

News and A Natter: Elaine O'Loughlin

News and A Natter: Elaine O'Loughlin

Elaine O'Loughlin, Deputy Political Editor with the Irish Examiner joined Sean on the show today to recap some of the stories making the headlines over the weekend...

15 mins

5 December Finished

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