Killian Woods – #TheBusinessOfHousing

As the general election looms, one of the topics on everyone’s lips will be housing. What’s the plan? What kind of building is happening at the moment? What is the difference between shared living and co-living? Who is going to win Love Island? Joining Rachel in the studio to answer these questions and discuss why he adores Love Island,  housing […]

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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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JP Swaine #FirstFortnight Ep 30 pt1

We can all struggle with our mental health at times in our life. The first two weeks in January aren’t called the January Blue’s for a sales campaign. But our guest, Mental Health Social Worker, Cognitive Psychotherapist and co founder of mental health charity First Fortnight, JP Swaine, believes in the potential for art, music, film and literature to help […]

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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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Orla O’Connor #Feminism Ep.22

Director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland and leading campaigner in Together for Yes and Repeal the 8th Orla O’Connor joins us to talk about the challenges and hopes of women in Ireland today. From domestic violence to childcare housing to homelessness, Orla eloquently and strongly reveals an agenda for a 21st century feminism. We also discuss some of […]

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