On The Record with Gavan Reilly Highlights
On The Record with Gavan Reilly Highlights
Om On The Record with Gavan Reilly Highlights
On The Record covers the main stories in the Sunday Newspaper Review, looks ahead at the week to come, plus goes back in time to learn lessons for the future with Hidden Histories. Listen and subscribe to On The Record with Gavan Reilly Highlights on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'
Ireland’s data regulator has imposed a €345 million fine on TikTok for violating children’s privacy on its platform, including failing to shield underage users’ content from public view. Joining Gavan to discuss is Daragh O’Brien, data protection expert & Founder and Managing Director of Castlebridge.
The 100% Redress Party is set to be approved as a registered political party before the next election. This follows campaigns to secure redress for people impacted by defective building materials caused by excess levels of Mica. Joining Gavan to discuss the party's goals and ambitions is its PRO, Ali Farren.
Tomorrow, September 18th, marks the anniversary of the passing of the great Jimi Hendrix. To quote Guitar Player magazine, “He changed everything. What don't we owe Jimi Hendrix?” Just 27 years old at the time of his passing, Hendrix was the world’s highest-paid performer of his day and remains perhaps the most influential guitarist to date. A lesser-known dimension of his story concerns the band Éire Apparent from Belfast. Hendrix not alone appeared on their album, he produced it - one of several surprising connections to Ireland. Gavan is joined by Donal Fallon for another episode of Hidden Histories to discuss.
Joining Gavan Reilly On The Record to go through the biggest stories in the Sunday papers is John Cunningham, Relationship Director of Morgan McKinley and previous Chair of the Immigrant Council of Ireland & Adrienne Sweeney, Director of Powerscourt Springs Health Farm and News Reader at Newstalk.
Joining Gavan On the Record is Nora Owen, Former Minister for Justice of Ireland, and Gary Gannon, Dublin Central TD and Social Democrats Spokesperson for Education, Higher Education, Arts, Social Protection, Foreign Affairs & Defence. Together they discuss the Local Community Safety Partnerships Plan as well as the efficacy of previous plans for the inner city over the decades.
Joining Gavan On the Record is Damian Corless, author, playwright, and scriptwriter who has penned more than a dozen volumes on Irish history and culture. Together they discuss the 50th anniversary of IRA's Mountjoy jailbreak and the subsequent Wolfe Tones' Christmas No.1 hit based on the incident.
Joining Gavan Reilly On The Record to go through the biggest stories in the papers today is John Lee, Executive Editor of the Daily Mail Group & Joan Mulvihill, Digitalisation Lead at Siemens. Gavan also speaks to Peter Power, Executive Director of UNICEF Ireland about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Morocco following the 6.8 magnitude earthquake on Friday and Aisling O’Reilly from Off The Ball about Ireland's emphatic win over Romania in their first 2023 Rugby World Cup game.
Damian Corless takes us back to a time where pop music was finding it difficult to penetrate through a wall of conservatism and traditionalism. Confronting social movements, matters of equality, and shaking up conservatist thinking, Damian talks us through the State’s ill-fated war on pop music. Damian Corless is an Irish author, playwright and scriptwriter. He has penned more than a dozen volumes on Irish history and culture.
The Taoiseach is urging stricter enforcement of road safety laws following the tragic deaths of 126 people this year. This is an alarming increase on the 102 fatalities last year, compared to 87 deaths in 2019. Emmet is joined by Sarah O'Connor, Director of Partnerships and External Affairs at the Road Safety Authority, to discuss this pressing concern.
Ahead of what is going to be a tense and tightly fought Rugby World Cup, journalist and author, Sam Peters joins Emmet to talk about his new book ‘Concussed’. By recounting the untold story of the most influential sports campaign in British newspaper history, which turned concussion in professional rugby from a niche issue into front- and back-page news, Concussed poses the questions all sports lovers need answering as evidence grows linking sports-related concussions to premature deaths and dementia.
The Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use and Electric Picnic are both happening this weekend, so we discuss the arguments for legalising drug possession as well as the current state of our drug support services across the country. Dr Ian Marder, School of Law and Criminology and Dr Jo-Hanna Ivers, Associate Professor of Addiction at the Department of Public Health, Trinity go head-to-head on the issues. Dr Ivers currently holds the only post in an academic position in addiction in Ireland.
The Druid Theatre Company is touring the country to perform the iconic Dublin Trilogy of plays by Sean O'Casey. The writer lived and worked in Ireland during a period of immense change. During his life, he was both loved and loathed. Not known to many, the famous filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock produced his own adaptation of Sean O’Casey’s 'Juno and the Paycock'. Joining Gavan to discuss O'Casey's legacy and reflect on the brilliance of his work was Donal Fallon.
The World Athletics Championship comes to an end in Budapest. Team Ireland has shown promise, most noticeably with Rhasidat Adeleke missing out on a podium position. How has Irish athletics grown over the years? What needs to be done to expand the sport into our communities? Joining Gavan to discuss was Paul McNamara, the Irish Athletics Performance director.
This week, Donald Trump’s mugshot was released following his surrender in the state of Georgia, catching the attention of all in the process. But many will be surprised to hear that the first Republican Presidential Candidate Debate also took place this week, although without Mr Trump attending. Joining Gavan to give the rundown on the debate was Joan E Greve, senior political reporter for Guardian US.
With students up and down the country receiving their Leaving Cert results, many will be heading to university, but should students consider an apprenticeship? Joining Gavan to discuss the positives of apprenticeships was Dr Mary-Liz Trant, Director of the National Apprenticeship Office, and Tadhg Crowley, President of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors.