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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Housing is a Human Right #Dec1st Ep.26

In advance of this Saturday’s march we’ve put together a few clips of some of the wonderful people we’ve spoken to over the last few months. Firstly, UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha tells us why housing is a human right and not a commodity for Fine Gael to trust to the market. Then Hugh Brennan, of the O Cualann Cohousing […]

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Michelle Byrne & Bernard Joyce #Dec1st

On Saturday December 1st at 2pm in Dublin City Centre a national protest will take place to call on the government to address the housing and homeless crisis. In this special Podcast we talk to Michelle Byrne from USI and Bernard Joyce from the Irish Traveller Movement, who are part of over 90 groups in the Housing and Homeless Coalition […]

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#CrypticCryptids with Vanessa Ifediora and Michael Fry – Ep.4

Vanessa Ifediora and Michael Fry #CrypticCryptids In this week Ruth’s Natural Selection Box we ask: Why did the Nessy cross the road? Do Humany-Watery-People object to being called Mermaids? Is Navan built adjacent to a Big Foot colony? How did syphilis jump the species barrier? And Are Puma’s Fenian’s? To not really answer any of these questions we have Photographer […]

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