Mary Lou McDonald #Unity Ep.39

Getting behind the sound bites with a potential future Taoiseach. This Reboot Podcast, the first of six upcoming shows focusing on how we can achieve a fair & more equal Republic, is an open and honest conversation with President of Sinn Féin and TD for Dublin Central, Mary Lou McDonald. We talk about both her and Sinn Féin’s vision for […]

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Jana Lyons #EqualPayForEqualWork Ep.136

Equal pay for equal work was done away with during the crash. The two-tier workplace became the norm and phrases like the locked-out generation were born. Our guest in the tortoise shack, primary school teacher, active INTO member and activist for pay equality, Jana Lyons has already lost the equivalent of a full years pay in salary denied because of […]

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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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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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Síona Cahill #StudentUnity Ep.23

When #RaiseTheRoof came together last month it was, from our perspective, great to see from across civil society unite against the housing crisis. It was also really heartening to see the movement was led by so many wonderful women. Our guest in this latest Reboot Podcast is one such woman, President of the Union of Students in Ireland, Síona Cahill. […]

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