Ep.68 – Zero Covid and Public Health

In this Reboot Republic podcast, Professor Clíona Ni Cheallaigh, Clinical Lead of Inclusion Health and Infectious Diseases in St James’ Hospital, about why Ireland needs a Zero Covid strategy and why the Government is refusing to implement it. Clíona critiques the false dichotomy of economy versus public health and sets out key aspects to achieving a Zero Covid, including investing […]

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Ep.62 – Survival Parenting, Youth Anxiety, Disability Services and the Mental Health Crisis

This Reboot Republic Podcast talks to Mark Smyth, Chartered Clinical Psychologist and former president of the Psychological Society of Ireland. Mark provides strategies for surviving parenting in lockdown. He also outlines the impact of the latest COVID lockdown on anxiety and the rise in eating disorders among young teens and the lack of services – that mental health services are […]

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Ep.64 – Solving the Housing Crisis: A Political Choice

This Reboot Republic podcast is a recording of an interview with our host Dr Rory Hearne of the Maynooth University Department of Applied Social Studies, about the Irish housing crisis, its origins and solutions. The interview was undertaken by Ciarán Galway of the Eolas Magazine with Rory as the keynote interview of Ireland’s Housing Conference 2021. The title of the […]

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Ep.65 – Fight Supercharged Inequality: The Way Foward

In this the third of the special Reboot Republic Podcasts in partnership with the Fight Inequality Alliance – a global movement campaigning to achieve a just, equal and sustainable world, I am joined by Jenny Ricks, the Global Convenor of the Fight Inequality Alliance. We discuss the Oxfam Inequality Virus Report, about how COVID has supercharged inequality, with the wealthy […]

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Ep.63 – Ground Zero in the Mental Health System with Dr Anne M. Doherty

This Reboot Republic Podcast talks to Dr Anne M Doherty, a consultant liaison psychiatrist at the Mater Hospital and associate professor of psychiatry at UCD. She is also chair of the Faculty of Liaison Psychiatry at the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland. Dr Doherty outlines why she wrote a recent article for the Journal.ie ‘Emergency Departments are ground zero, for […]

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Ep.62 – Global Voices for Change: Fight Inequality 2

This Reboot Republic is the second in partnership with the Fight Inequality Alliance – A global movement organising global protests against inequality to coincide with the global elite annual Davos meeting (this year being held online) from the 23rd to 30th January. We are joined today by three inspiring inequality activists from across the world including: Antonia Wanjiku Musunga, National […]

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Ep.57 – Parenting in Lockdown with Joanna Fortune

In our third Surviving Parenting in Lockdown podcast I am delighted to be joined by Joanna Fortune, author of 15-Minute Parenting, and highly experienced and qualified clinician in the field of psychotherapy, particularly in trauma recovery. Joanna provides some really practical advice for parents to manage stress, and useful ideas to help parenting in these really difficult times of lockdown, […]

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Ep.60 – Fighting Inequality: A Global Struggle

This Reboot Republic is the first of the series in partnership with the Fight Inequality Alliance – A global movement campaigning to end the excessive concentration of power and wealth in the hands of a small elite and achieve a just, equal and sustainable world. We are discussing what the inequality situation is around the world, the solutions, the global […]

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