Liam Farrell #IrishMed Ep. 133

Liam Farrell #IrishMed Apart from curating the well known twitter hashtag for medics, #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?’ Liam opens up about the highs of lows of his pressure-cooker job, his morphine […]

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Maria Farrell #Utopia Ep 132

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. She joins us to discuss the pros and cons of a word where every piece of data relating to you is valuable to corporate giants. […]

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Dr Maeve O’Rourke #HumanRights Ep.131

Dr Maeve O’Rourke #HumanRights In 2019 we want to tackle structural inequality and State sanctioned violence. So there was nobody better to ask into the tortoise shack to kick off the year than the mega-impressive, award winning human rights advocate, Dr Maeve O’Rourke. In addition to her work at the the Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL), Maeve has been […]

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David Hall #VultureFunds Ep.130

David Hall #VultureFunds We weren’t expecting to be recording any more podcasts in 2018, but 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. We discuss the reality of dealing with Vulture Funds, the possible motivations behind Taoiseach […]

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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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