Transcripts (34)

Covid-19: can our hospitals cope?

Irish Times Inside Politics

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  • 9 days ago
  • 39:25

First, Simon Carswell on the wave of Covid-19 patients hitting our hospitals. When will the wave reach its peak, and will the system be able to handle it? And how are our nursing homes doing this time? Then Peter Foster, public policy editor at the Financial Times, joins Hugh and Simon to look at the difficulties bedevilling traders and hauliers since Brexit took effect on January 1st, and some of their surprising consequences.

Covid-19: was this inevitable?

Irish Times Inside Politics

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  • 16 days ago
  • 37:05

In our first podcast of the year, Hugh talks to The Irish Times health and political editors, Paul Cullen and Pat Leahy, and political analyst and statistician Kevin Cunningham about the social and political ramifications of the recent dramatic rise in Covid-19 cases. How has the government responded to the latest crisis and what level of public support is there for the restrictions?

Covid-19: Nobody saw this coming

Irish Times Inside Politics

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  • 16 days ago
  • 37:05

In our first podcast of the year, Hugh talks to The Irish Times health and political editors, Paul Cullen and Pat Leahy, and political analyst and statistician Kevin Cunningham about the social and political ramifications of the recent dramatic rise in Covid-19 cases. How has the government responded to the latest crisis and what level of public support is there for the restrictions?

AMA 2020, part two: more listener questions answered

Irish Times Inside Politics

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  • 23 days ago
  • 24:18

It's the second and final instalment of our annual "ask me anything" podcast! Hugh puts your questions, mainly about politics and the media, to Harry, Pat, Jen and Jack. Thanks to everyone who submitted a question and sorry to those whose questions we didn't get around to this time. Wishing all our listeners a safe and happy 2021.

AMA 2020, part one: your questions answered

Irish Times Inside Politics

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 34:55

It's the first instalment of our annual "ask me anything" podcast. Recorded on December 18th. Hugh puts your questions, mainly about politics and the media, to Harry, Pat, Jen and Jack. Part two will be published next week. Thanks to everyone who submitted a question and sorry if we didn't get around to yours this time. Wishing all our listeners a safe and happy Christmas.