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

4 July 2022 - 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

You Are What You Eat: Garlic

You Are What You Eat: Garlic

Aisling Larkin, Mindful Eating Coach and TV Chef joined Kieran today to discuss on how much garlic we should eat.

13 mins

3 February Finished

Should confirmations be on weekdays?

Should confirmations be on weekdays?

Confirmations shouldn't be on weekdays - so says Sarina Bellissimo, host of The Bellissimo Files Podcast. In her opinion weekday ceremonies make it even harder both for children and their parents to give enough time and focus with a milestone ceremony.

8 mins

3 February Finished

Will Johnny Lydon represent Ireland on Eurovision?

Will Johnny Lydon represent Ireland on Eurovision?

Johnny Rotten now Johnny Lydon performs Hawaii with his band Public Image Limited. Tonight that song is one of six competing for Eurosong, a Late Late Show special to pick who Ireland sends to Eurovision, in Liverpool in May. Henry McKean has been back stage and to meet legendary punk rock star, and he gave us his report.

13 mins

3 February Finished

Is the rise of Far Right in Ireland inevitable?

Is the rise of Far Right in Ireland inevitable?

We have seen anti-immigration protests across the country over the last couple of weeks. Just yesterday, protesters gathered outside Columb Barracks at 7pm and marched to Market Square in the centre of Mullingar. With protests becoming more frequent, what can be done about it? Trade unionist Brendan Ogle and security analyst, Declan Power joined Kieran to discuss.

13 mins

3 February Finished

Hilter's rise to power anniversary

Hilter's rise to power anniversary

A somewhat infamous anniversary this week, marking 90 years since Adolf Hitler’s ascension to the position of German chancellor.  At this juncture, is it any more clear why democracy fell apart so utterly across Germany in the 1930s?   How did a democratic government allow Hitler to seize power?  And are there still lessons to be learned in the context of the modern political sphere?    Benjamin Carter Hett answers those questions and more in his book: The Death of Democracy: Hitler's Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic.

13 mins

3 February Finished

Chinese spy balloons over US

Chinese spy balloons over US

Arthur Holland Michel, Funder of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs joined Kieran today to discuss the story of the Chinese spy balloons intercepted over Us territory.

4 mins

3 February Finished

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