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The Hard Shoulder Highlights

Podcast Series The Hard Shoulder Highlights

The Hard Shoulder Highlights with Kieran Cuddihy on Newstalk.

Join Kieran every weekday afternoon from 4-7pm for a round-up of the day’s events, interviews with the people at the centre of the stories – and a bit of craic along the way.

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Series Episodes

"I will download Truth Social" Trump's new social media app

"I will download Truth Social" Trump's new social media app

Donald Trump plans to launch a new social media network, called TRUTH Social. Saying it will "stand up to the tyranny of big tech", accusing them of silencing opposing voices in the US. Social media played a big role in his bid for the White House. He was banned from Twitter, his favourite means of communication as president and suspended from Facebook after his supporters stormed the US Capitol in January. Henry McKean met people from Navan and Doonbeg and asked would you download Trump’s new platform?

8 mins

21 October Finished

Will Ireland legislate for Irish children born via surrogacy?

Will Ireland legislate for Irish children born via surrogacy?

Surrogacy groups are expressing their concern the Irish government will not legislate for the rights of Irish children born via international surrogacy in the new Assisted Human Reproduction bill. A report by the Business Post has suggested they plan to only legislate for domestic surrogacy in the upcoming bill, and deal with the issue of international surrogacy at a later date. Kieran was joined by surrogacy solicitor Annette Hickey and Sinead Gallagher Hedderman, whose son Theo was born via surrogacy  in Ukraine...

11 mins

21 October Finished


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