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‘Inside Politics’ & ‘What Am Politics?’
Dublin Podcast Festival
Inside Politics – The Irish Times Politics Podcast
The original Irish political podcast, Inside Politics has been bringing The Irish Times’s impartial political analysis to a new online audience since 2014. Focusing mainly on Irish politics, Inside Politics also features analysis of global political trends. Inside Politics features exclusive analysis of The Irish Times / IpsosMRBI opinion polls. In 2018 and 2019, Brexit coverage has featured prominently on Inside Politics as we try to make sense of the political actors and forces driving it and the range of possible outcomes.
Hosted by Arts Editor Hugh Linehan, Inside Politics features our journalists, including our political team of Pat Leahy, Fiach Kelly, Harry McGee and Jennifer Bray, and others: Denis Staunton, Fintan O’Toole, Simon Carswell, Una Mullally, Kitty Holland and more. Inside Politics also features regular interviews with top-class guests from the world of politics, academia and journalism. Here are just some of the guests featured on Inside Politics in the past twelve months:
Former FBI director James Comey, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, Senator Lynn Ruane, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, Tanaiste Simon Coveney, Independents4Change TD Clare Daly, Fianna Fail Deputy Leader Dara Calleary, Fianna Fáil Brexit spokesperson Lisa Chambers, Green Party leader Eamon Ryan, US journalist Michael Lewis, The Economist’s Sophie Pedder, Martina Fitzgerald, The Telegraph’s Peter Foster The New Yorker’s Patrick Radden Keeffe, The Guardian’s Lisa O’Carroll, Professor Helen Thompson, Bob Woodward, Professor Kevin O’Rourke, Professor Jane Suiter, author Jared Diamond, activist Ailbhe Smyth, author Deborah Lipstadt.
What Am Politcs
“When it comes to understanding political issues, Richie is a self-confessed toddler. That’s why he’s enlisted the help of Steve, his politically savvy drinking buddy, to help him understand how government affects our everyday lives and our interactions with each other.
Join them, as they break down big political issues into comedic bite size bits and try to figure out, What Am Politics?”