Tackling Inequality with TASC’s Dr Shana Cohen Ep.7

In this Reboot Republic podcast Rory and Martin talk with Director of the Inequality Think Tank, TASC, Shana Cohen about Ireland’s inequality problem and what we can do about it. We look particularly at low pay & health inequalities, the lack of vision in the Stimulus package & Prog for Government and the opportunity that we should take to reshape […]

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Ep 19: Mr Leather Ireland: Pride and Community

Some people struggle to come out. Fionn Scott took a different approach and came out via national media. Fionn is an advocate for the fetish and leather communities in Ireland and abroad, and was crowned Mr Leather Ireland in 2019. Join Caroline as she chats to Fionn about winning this title the politics of pride, and why leather is hot […]

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Lebanon and Beirut with Séamus Malekafzali Ep.329

Lebanon was already on its knees before a massive explosion ripped devastatingly through the old city of Beirut. We were delighted to be joined by writer and journalist, Séamus Malekafzali, to take a deep-dive into this tiny country that is too often a strategic chess piece in the games of bigger powers. Séamus explains the nuances and intricacies of modern […]

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Phone Sex and Covid Erotica Ep 18

Join Caroline for another live Glow West podcast. This time she chats to Jessie Sage and April Would about their work creating audio erotica. They chat about the difference between custom content and mainstream porn, the relationships with consumers, and what it’s like to create Covid themed erotica. Join:  patreon.com/tortoiseshack << Back To The Glow West Podcast

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Going Backwards – The New Legislation for Renters S.2 Ep.6

This Reboot Republic Podcast discusses the failings of the Government’s new rental legislation to protect tenants and the need for greater measures to help those in rent arrears. We talk to Ann-Marie O Reilly and Gavin Elliott from Threshold about the new Bill which removes the COVID ban on evictions and rent freeze for most tenants. We ask why the […]

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A Question of Consent – Justine Ang Fonte – Ep 17

Consent is a conversation that we need to have urgently. Join Caroline this week as she chats to Justine Ang Fonte as she explains why it’s important to teach consent at a young age. She outlines how consent conversations can help maximise sexual agency, pleasure, and authenticity. Justine also covers consent and porn literacy, and why consent is a “womb […]

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Dumbocracy – Season 2 Ep.4

On this episode, we’re talking China with Sophie Richardson of Human Rights Watch. Over many months now whispers have been growing regarding the treatment of the Uighurs in the west of the country and more and more footage has been shared online regarding what the authorities refer to as re-training. It’s led to louder and louder chatter of a genocide […]

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Institutionally Insane – The #PUP with Roman Shortall

Today we are joined by Peace Commissioner and Experience Legal Executive, Roman Shortall, who spoke to #Liveline earlier in the week highlighting how he and his family were targeted at Dublin airport by SIU officers from An Garda Siochana and the Department of Social Protection. Roman’s account has unearthed a scandal that is forcing the new government in to all […]

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