Are Far Away Fields Greener? Ep.5


There’s a big world out there but being stuck at home doesn’t mean you’ve to miss out, as we’ve got you covered. In Ireland, Ryan Tubridy and RTÉ may be playing the propaganda ministry – discussed in this week’s monologue – but is it really better elsewhere? In Sweden, they think so, thus we are joined from Stockholm by journalist Philip O’Connor to talk about their response to Covid 19 which has gone all in on doing very little, as they tell the rest of us we’ve signed up to a timebomb.

Middle-east expert Nicholas McGeehan and Alex Hurst, the chair of the Newcastle United Supporters’ Trust, debate the blood money behind the Saudi attempt at sportswashing in Toon town. Plus in this week’s big interview former Antrim footballer Anto Finnegan tells us about living his life with motor-neuron disease as there’s never a second lost, rather a memory gained, as he’s been left with no other choice.

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