SECOND Captains is one of the long-running success stories in Irish podcasting. Ostensibly a sports show led by Eoin McDevitt, Ken Early, and Ciarán Murphy, the former Off The Ball team from Newstalk launched the podcast in mid-2013. two Monday shows are offered for free, with Tuesday-Friday behind a Patreon subscriber model and dubbed ‘The World Service’. It has more than 11,500 subscribers.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2020
“Two weeks earlier the same polling agency had Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael both on 27%, and for the last two years, Fine Gael has been in the high 20s/early 30s in terms of polls, so, of course we’re going to take note of this.”
Sun, 19 Jan, 2020
It is not so very long ago that the publication of unemployment figures carried a significance far beyond the immediate issue in play — the number of people unable to find work and therefore dependent on the State for basic supports.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
Boris Johnson’s election victory might have one positive impact. His 80-seat, five-year majority means the Tories are not dependent on the DUP and can insist, should they be so moved, that the bickering that has silenced Stormont for three years ends.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2020
I cannot answer Tony Moriarty’s question about whether he needs an eye test or not (May 2) but I can assure him that the correct state representatives were present at the recent commemoration for members of the Dublin Metropolitan Police killed during the Easter Rising.
Thu, 05 May, 2016