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The Last Word with Matt Cooper

Podcast Series The Last Word with Matt Cooper

On Ireland's most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you'll never want to miss a Word.

Series Episodes

What Does The Tory Election Win Mean For Brexit And Ireland?

What Does The Tory Election Win Mean For Brexit And Ireland?

The Conservative Party has won the British general election. But what does the result mean for Brexit, and for Ireland? Tánaiste Simon Coveney joined us to discuss the outcome. Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.

10 mins

13 December Finished

More People Watched Aldi Documentary Than 'The X Factor: The Band'

More People Watched Aldi Documentary Than 'The X Factor: The Band'

The X Factor: The Band has got off to a poor start, as it emerged that only 1.65 million viewers tuned into the second episode of the series. More people apparently watched a Channel 5 documentary about the German supermarket Aldi. Could this be the end of the road for Simon Cowell's franchise? Jennifer Gannon and Joe O'Shea discussed this and more in our weekly TV slot. Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.

12 mins

13 December Finished

The Week Trending - Trump Takes To Twitter To Criticise 'Person Of The Year' Greta Thunberg

The Week Trending - Trump Takes To Twitter To Criticise 'Person Of The Year' Greta Thunberg

Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to criticise Greta Thunberg after the 16-year-old climate activist was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year. Trump tweeted that the news was "ridiculous" and that Greta needed to "work on her "Anger Management problem". So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill! https://t.co/M8ZtS8okzE — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 12, 2019 Lorcan Nyhan and Brianna Parkins joined us to discuss this and some of the other stories making the news this week. Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.

19 mins

13 December Finished

The Best Movies Of The Decade

The Best Movies Of The Decade

With 2019 almost at an end, Brian Lloyd and Dee Molumby from entertainment.ie joined us to look back on some of their favourite movies of the last decade. See below for the full list. The Death of Stalin (2017) Whiplash (2014) The Social Network (2010) John Wick (2014) Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Get Out (2017) Inception (2010) Lady Bird (2017) Boyhood (2014) Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.

18 mins

12 December Finished

Bank Of Ireland's New Mobile App Delayed Until Next Year

Bank Of Ireland's New Mobile App Delayed Until Next Year

Bank of Ireland's new mobile banking app has been delayed again. A spokesperson said the app would be rolled out "on a phased basis" over a number of months next year due to the large number of customers migrating. It was originally due to be launched in the first half of 2019. Ian Guider, markets editor of The Business Post, discussed this story and more in our business round-up, including: The world's most valuable company is worth $2 trillion for the first time Economic think tank the ESRI has issued the latest warning to the government on corporation taxes 81 RTÉ workers offered contracts after review of staff misclassified as self-employed Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.

7 mins

12 December Finished

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