Podcasts

Your Politics: Holly Cairns: Why I get nervous in the Dáil

Soc Dem leader Holly Cairns talks to Áíne about facial recognition and a ‘worrying’ lack of data underpinning cuts to benefits for Ukrainian refugees. Also, Robert Troy’s...

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The Hard Shoulder: ‘There is no link between criminality and immigration’ – Holly Cairns

Yesterday we saw division in the Dail as TDs debated our immigration policies. The Rural independent TDs brought forward a motion looking for tighter rules Leader of the Social Democrats, Holly...

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Episode With Richie Sadlier: Holly Cairns TD

In 2018, Holly Cairns was 28 years old and had voted once in her life. In the five years since,  she’s been elected to Cork County Council, then to Dáil Eireann and in the last twelve months...

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Five Degrees of Change: Holly Cairns

The Social Democrat TD would like to see a science-led approach to agricultural policy and more incentives for planting forests. Holly Cairns is a Social Democrats TD for Cork South West who was...

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Live95 Limerick Today Podcasts: Holly Cairns TD

Gillian chats to TD Holly Cairns on her most recent visit to Limerick....

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The Echo Chamber Podcast: We Want to be in Government – Holly Cairns

Rejoining us just as the Dáil shuts down for it’s 18 month summer holiday and for the first time since she became her party’s leader, is Soc Dems, Holly Cairns. We had plenty to catch up about....

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Inside Politics: The Social Democrats are different, says Holly Cairns – but how?

Under the leadership of Holly Cairns, the Cork South-West TD who took over from Catherine Murphy and Roisin Shortall in March, the Social Democrats are riding high among the smaller political parties...

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Insights with Sean O’Rourke: Holly Cairns

Leader of the Social Democrats, Holly Cairns joins Sean to talk about the challenges of her new position, growing up on a small dairy farm in West Cork and if the Social Democrats were to become part...

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Catch Up with Louise McSharry: Holly Cairns at the Sugar Club

I’m taking a little breather this week so here’s my recent chat with Holly Cairns at my live show in the Sugar Club to keep you going until next week. Holly does a great job of...

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The Group Chat: “Something is changing in society” the abuse faced by women in politics and the rise of the far-right in Ireland

In the first Group Chat of Season 3, Zara, Richard & Gavan sit down with Aoife Gallagher to discuss Ireland’s far right rise and the effect that figures like Andrew Tate can have on Irish...

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