Texts and Emails, Monday 5 July 2010

Topic: The fall of the property-based rich, a new book on Denis O'Brien, and the possible heave against Brian Cowen.

Guests: author Siobhan Creaton,business editor of The Sunday Times Brian Carey, Sunday Business Post correspondent Ian  Kehoe, and Marie-Louise O'Donnell from DCU.

vincent all the billions your talking about and seven euros taken off people on the dole was to save the country.

Joe in kildare.

Emails and Texts, Tuesday June 29 2010

Topic: Respite care and community projects are being cut, but the only things that TD’s seem to take a stand on are topics like Stag Hunting. What does it take to make politicians take a stand on something?

Guests: John Moloney (FF, Junior Minister at Dept of Health), Ciaran Lynch (Labour TD), Kathleen O’Neill (parent of an autistic child, who will lose respite care, and also head of the Kilbarrack CDP, which faces abolition) Fr. Peter McVerry (social campaigner)


Happy birthday Peter, have a good one.

Mick, Roscommon


Texts and Emails, Wednesday 23 June 2010

Topic: Dysfunctional Irish politics, spin, and the emerging political class.

Guests: Mary Corcoran, NUI Maynooth; Ciaran McCullagh, UCC; Jill Kirby, economist; Conor Lenihan, Department of State; Marion McKeown and Ger Gilroy


With science, technology, mechanical engineering and that black hole machine, man can lift Europe up out the sea and save us from global warming.


Texts and Emails, Tuesday 22 June 2010

Topic: The banking system and recent attempts to rein it in.

Guests: Anglo Irish Bank Chairman Alan Dukes, Brian Lucey of the TCD Finance Dept, Emmet Oliver, Deputy Business Editor of the Irish Independent, former Republic of Ireland Manager Brian Kerr and Nicola Cooke of the Sunday Business Post.