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"We have a forgotten generation of children in this country."

4 July - 10 mins
Podcast Series The Hard Shoulder Highlights

Last week parents of those ages 9 – 11 months in Dublin West received a letter from the HSE stating that due to unprecedented staff shortages, their child’s routine developmental assessment would not be taking place. Broadcast Journalist and Mum of two Rebecca Horan, joined Emmet and Dr Susan Kent, Associate Professor of Nursing, Midwifery and Community and Public Health at DCU, to discuss

10 mins

Series Episodes

The Shopping Trolley Hotline: Digestive Biscuits

The Shopping Trolley Hotline: Digestive Biscuits

Newstalk's own, Simon Tierney joined Kieran for the new series 'The Shopping Trolley Hotline'. The series will give listeners pause when they’re filling their trolleys, to consider their options. This week Simon and Kieran took a look a the different brands of digestive biscuits...

10 mins

30 November Finished

Housing Ukrainians in tents during winter is 'inhumane'

Housing Ukrainians in tents during winter is 'inhumane'

Yesterday, Fianna Fáil TD for Clare Cathal Crowe spoke to Clare FM refugee crisis, and how Clare, as a county was coping. Cathal Crowe TD and Nick Henderson, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council joined Kieran on the show to discuss...

12 mins

30 November Finished

'Whole system shift' required to introduce Alzheimer's drug in Ireland

'Whole system shift' required to introduce Alzheimer's drug in Ireland

Physicians and experts in the realm of Alzheimer’s research have hailed the “beginning of the end” in the search for effective treatments after a new drug was seen to reduce memory decline among patients in the initial phases of the disease. To discuss the landmark findings and their potential significance, Kieran was joined by Professor Sean Kennelly, Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine at Tallaght University Hospital...

8 mins

30 November Finished

Café owner says card only payments 'has been a godsend'

Café owner says card only payments 'has been a godsend'

New rules for banks mean the cafes and restaurants may be forced by law to accept cash payments, with an increasingly cashless society what does this mean for businesses who have already taken the plunge to being card only? James Fegan, the owner of Fegans 1924 on Chancery Street joins us now to tell us about running a business completely cashless...

6 mins

30 November Finished

Trolley Crisis: 'There's physically no space left'

Trolley Crisis: 'There's physically no space left'

12,000 people were on trolleys in our hospitals this month, that’s according to figures from the the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The organization says it’s the highest figure ever recorded for November since records began. Kieran was joined by Mary Rose Carroll, assistant director of Industrial Relations with the INMO in Dublin and Mick Molloy, who is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine, as well as a Member of the IMO Consultant Committee and IMO Council to discuss...

10 mins

30 November Finished

EY Entrepreneur of the Year: 'The best time to start a business is now'

EY Entrepreneur of the Year: 'The best time to start a business is now'

The Hard Shoulder was live from the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2022 at the Powerscourt Hotel. Kieran was joined by Frank O’Keefe, EY Ireland’s Managing Partner and Bobby Kerr, Presenter of Down To Business on Newstalk to kick things off... Image: EY

9 mins

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