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Tell Me Why

Podcast Series Tell Me Why

Why do we have accents? Why do we pee so much? Why are we superstitious? The Moncrieff team answers some of life's trickier questions.

Series Episodes

Tell Me Why: How did we denote the year before bc/ad? 

Tell Me Why: How did we denote the year before bc/ad? 

Dr. Graham Finlay, from the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin, joins Tom, to answer this weeks question, how did we denote the year before bc/ad?  Listen and subscribe to Moncrieff on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.  

14 mins

8 June Finished

Tell Me Why: fermented foods taste so good?

Tell Me Why: fermented foods taste so good?

Dr. Graham Finlay, from the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin, joins Tom, to answer this weeks question, Why Do fermented foods taste so good? Listen and subscribe to Moncrieff on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

17 mins

1 June Finished

Tell Me Why: Babies are not born with teeth?

Tell Me Why: Babies are not born with teeth?

Dr. Graham Finlay, from the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin, joins Tom, to answer this weeks question, Why are babies not born with teeth? Listen and subscribe to Moncrieff on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

16 mins

25 May Finished

Tell Me Why: How do we know we see the same colours?

Tell Me Why: How do we know we see the same colours?

Dr. Graham Finlay, from the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin, joins Tom, to answer this weeks question, How do we know we see the same colours? Listen and subscribe to Moncrieff on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

12 mins

11 May Finished

Tell Me Why: I sweat when I'm embarrassed?

Tell Me Why: I sweat when I'm embarrassed?

Dr. Graham Finlay, from the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin, joins Tom, to answer this weeks question, why do I sweat when I'm embarrassed? Listen and subscribe to Moncrieff on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify.    Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

16 mins

4 May Finished

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