The Echo Chamber Podcast

Echo Chamber Podcast

The Echo Chamber Podcast, hosted by Tony Groves and Martin McMahon, brings you the voices you need to hear from the Venn Diagram of News, Politics and Culture. Always serious, yet always entertaining, we explore the issues of the day, the problems facing us in society and talk real solutions in a way you won’t hear anywhere else. Often irreverent, each episode aims to bring a unique perspective, break through the PR fog and set the record straight. This is Ireland as it is and Ireland as it can be. So join the fastest growing independent News and Politics podcast. You won’t be sorry you did. Enjoy!

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Caroline West
#FeministPorn

We are joined in The Tortoise Shack by lecturer Caroline West to discuss the history of porn, its impact in the internet age, its feminist evolution and how we talk about it versus how we should be talking about it.

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Karl Deeter
#Right2Housing

Our guest in The Tortoise Shack is Financial Adviser, Musician, columnist, commentator, former Hibernia Forum member and self-declared redneck, Karl Deeter.

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Aisling O’Neill
#StandWithNurses

Aisling, speaking in a personal capacity, gives us her thoughts on where the Nursing dispute originates from, the current situation and the likely resolution.

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Jana Lyons
#EqualPayForEqualWork

Our guest in The Tortoise Shack, primary school teacher, active INTO member and activist for pay equality, Jana Lyons.

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Arpita Chakraborty

Arpita Chakraborty
#MIALLS

Chair of the Síbeal Network, Arpita Chakraborty, talks to us about the role of Feminism in tackling the traditional power structures of a patriarchal society.

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David Hall

David Hall
#VultureFunds

Our guest in The Tortoise Shack, CEO of Irish Mortgage Holders and Volunteer Chair of Inner City Helping Homelessness, David Hall had some things he wanted to get off his chest.

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Stephen Travers

Stephen Travers
#MiamiShowband

On the night of the 31st of July 1975, Stephen and his Miami Showband band-mates were gunned down on a lonely road by hard people intent on keeping their border ‘Hard’.

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Sile Ni Dubhghaill

Ellie Kisyombe
Sile Ni Dubhghaill

Our guests in The Tortoise Shack are both local election candidates for the Social Democrats AND are both working, in their own way, to End Direct Provision.

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Aviva Chomsky
Lynn Boylan

Joining us in The Tortoise Shack to discuss ‘greenwashing’ is academic, author, activist and Professor of Latin American Studies, Aviva Chomsky and Sinn Féin MEP for Dublin, Lynn Boylan.

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Gerard Cunningham
#TheFacts

Gerard gives us his insights into why Tribunals, for all their faults, might be the best worst option we have.

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Liam Farrell
#IrishMed

Our guest in The Tortoise Shack, ex-family doc, columnist with the British Medical Journal, GP and Writer/Broadcaster Liam Farrell has found the time to write a book ‘Are you the f**king doctor?’

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Maria Farrell
#HappyLeftyBookClub

The future isn’t yet written and our guest in The Tortoise Shack, writer, consultant and renowned future Utopian planner, Maria Farrell, thinks it doesn’t have to be the stuff of dystopian novels.

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Dawn Foster
#WhereWillWeLive

Our guest in The Tortoise Shack is Guardian columnist and Author of Lean Out and the forthcoming book Where Will We Live, Dawn Foster.

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