Michael Taft #BrexitProof Ep.35

Brexit is almost upon us and our recent conversations with the Guardian’s John Harris don’t offer much comfort in terms of Ireland’s place in the British plans. Nor truly does the latest “soldiers on the border” statement from our Taoiseach. If you don’t think this is a big deal I suggest checking out our sister podcast, The Echo Chamber’s recent […]

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John Harris #BrexitBreakdown Ep.33

The problem with playing a game of chicken is that the outcome is uncertain up until the last second and the later you leave it the more likely it is to end in disaster. In this episode of Reboot Republic we are delighted to welcome back Guardian Columnist and British Political Commentator of the Year, John Harris, to talk us […]

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Ciarán Cuffe #ClimateJustice Ep.32

Green Party Councillor, Ciaran Cuffe, joins us to talk about his time in Government, the possibility of a Left Alliance, the Carbon Tax, a Just Transition and all things Climate Action related. We also talk about his recent trip to Vienna to look at their housing model and discuss how that might be a solution to our current housing crisis. […]

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JP Swaine #FirstFortnight Ep 30 pt1

We can all struggle with our mental health at times in our life. The first two weeks in January aren’t called the January Blue’s for a sales campaign. But our guest, Mental Health Social Worker, Cognitive Psychotherapist and co founder of mental health charity First Fortnight, JP Swaine, believes in the potential for art, music, film and literature to help […]

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Catherine Connolly #IndependentThinking Ep.28

One of the reasons we started this podcast is because we know there are so many people who want to see a better country for everyone and believe that there are better alternatives to the failed (and failing) trickle down ideology of Fine Gael. That’s why we are delighted to round out the year with Independent TD for Galway West […]

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God Rest Ye Merry Genitals – Ep.5

Paolo Viscardi & Dr. Ana Panigassi #Vaginas In an extra special episode of Natural Selection Box, Ruth, Paolo Viscardi and Dr. Ana Panigassi tackle the most festive of topics: vaginas. What even IS a vagina and why do samba dancers have the best ones? Did dinosaurs have vaginas? And why did Ruth give up on a successful career in dinosaur […]

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Father Peter McVerry #Solidarity Ep. 27

We all need help in our lives and our guest, Father Peter McVerry, believes that it is in the helping that we are at our best. He has dedicated his life to helping those impacted by homelessness and is able to speak with an authority higher than any Housing Minister or Rebuilding Ireland Spokesperson. Peter cuts through the spin in […]

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Professor Kathleen Lynch #Solidarity Ep.25

We are delighted to be joined by Professor Kathleen Lynch, one of the leading scholars and public intellectuals on issues of inequality, social justice, education and feminism. She has written many books and academic papers on these topics. In this Podcast she talks to us about contemporary Irish society and fundamentally challenges the dominant narratives that ignore and undermine the […]

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