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  • 21 minutes 37 seconds
    ‘He’s bringing taxis back’: Justin Timberlake’s drink-driving charge and controversial personal life
    One-time prince of pop Justin Timberlake appeared at a Long Island court on Tuesday after being arrested for driving while intoxicated. Now he’s bringing scandal back, with police describing him as having "bloodshot and glassy" eyes as well as smelling of alcohol. Journalist Louise Bruton discusses the controversial personal life of the Cry Me A River and SexyBack singer.

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    21 June 2024, 12:05 am
  • 22 minutes 19 seconds
    How 'Neighbours' star Holly Valance became poster girl for Trump and Farage
    She’s the new queen of London’s right-wing social scene, counting Nigel Farage and Donald Trump among her friends. Having traded Neighbours and Ramsay Street for a brief crack at Hollywood and pop stardom, Holly Valance has found a new calling – cheering for the radical right. But does she have political ambitions of her own? Host: Tabitha Monahan Guests: Enda Brady and Dave Hanratty

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    20 June 2024, 12:05 am
  • 18 minutes 25 seconds
    What next for the Green Party as Eamon Ryan resigns?
    As Eamon Ryan steps down as leader of the Green Party, who will replace him and what might a facelift for the Greens look like with a general election looming? Host: Tabitha Monahan, Guest: John Downing

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    18 June 2024, 2:12 pm
  • 19 minutes 34 seconds
    ‘Two showers for 70 people’: How rogue landlord Christian Carter exploited the housing crisis
    Ireland’s housing crisis continues apace, and while many people are struggling to put a roof over their heads, there are those who have exploited the situation for hefty profits. In the case of rogue landlord Christian Carter, an Irish Independent investigation into his operation exposed some shocking stories. Host: Fionnán Sheahan Guest: Amy Molloy

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    18 June 2024, 12:05 am
  • 27 minutes 37 seconds
    Inside Ireland’s most notorious murders: the making of a garda forensic expert
    For over 25 years, John Sweetman was a regular presence on the frontline of crime scene investigation in Ireland. The former animator was involved in examining some of the country’s most high-profile murder cases, including the Kinahan’s first gangland assassination, the horrific Hawe family tragedy and the brutal killing of Jastine Valdez. Host: Fionnán Sheahan. Guest: John Sweetman

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    17 June 2024, 12:05 am
  • 21 minutes 31 seconds
    Revisited: The Irish actor conned out of thousands by fake Hollywood producer
    For Eoin O’Brien, a Dublin expat living in Bangkok, securing a part in a blockbuster film was the dream of a lifetime. But the Hollywood producer who he thought was giving him his big break was not who they said they were. Host: Fionnán Sheahan, Guest: Eoin O’Brien

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    16 June 2024, 12:05 am
  • 24 minutes 22 seconds
    Healy-Raes, Haugheys and more: The legacy and infamy of Ireland's political dynasties
    Politics is a business of relationships, but some connections are closer to home than others - quite literally in the case of Ireland's numerous political dynasties. Is their influence finally dwindling as parties opt for celebrity over legacy? And do the "sins of the father" influence modern voters? Host: Ellen Coyne | Guest: Fionnán Sheahan

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    14 June 2024, 12:05 am
  • 20 minutes 17 seconds
    Ireland at odds: Is a far-right Europe here to stay?
    Far-right parties have made gains across Europe, but Ireland won’t be sending any hardliners to Brussels. But while our Government might be pleased with their day at the polls, in France the president has taken a career-defining gamble. Emmanuel Macron has given voters an ultimatum and is sending them back to the ballot box in three weeks’ time, this time for a new parliament. What do these elections mean for the future of European politics? Host: Kevin Doyle, Guests; John Downing and Eleanor Beardsley

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    12 June 2024, 3:38 pm
  • 20 minutes 56 seconds
    How Daniel Kinahan's Super Cartel allies flipped
    What happens when a group of individually successful international criminals pool their resources in a bid to consolidate power and corner the outlaw market for themselves? You get the Dubai Super Cartel; a thriving network of notorious gangsters including Ireland’s own most-wanted; the Kinahans. Host: Fionnán Sheahan, Guest: Miles Johnson

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    12 June 2024, 9:41 am
  • 22 minutes 27 seconds
    Downfall: The bullet-proof bras and millions plundered of Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos
    The once-revered first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, is known as much for her ostentatious taste, as for the millions her family plundered from the public coffers of the Philippines. In 1986 when Imelda fled the country with her husband, then president Ferdinand Marcos, they carried $8.9m in jewellery, cash and bonds, but the Philippine government claimed they left with much more. Host: Fionnán Sheahan, Guest: Katherine Ellison

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    11 June 2024, 12:05 am
  • 25 minutes 53 seconds
    Extra: Election disaster for Mary Lou, the Harris ‘energy’ effect and what happened to the ‘far-right'?
    A Sinn Féin shocker in the locals, a strong show of support for the ‘new look’ Fine Gael, and the not-quite rise of the far right. Friday's elections have left many talking points, as the country looks ahead to a possible Autumn general election, despite what Taoiseach Simon Harris has to say. Host: Kevin Doyle, Guests; Gabija Gataveckaite & Philip Ryan

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    10 June 2024, 11:55 am
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