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The Last Word with Matt Cooper

News & Politics Podcasts

On Ireland's most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you'll never want to miss a Word.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Description:

On Ireland's most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you'll never want to miss a Word.

Twitter:

@lstwrd

Language:

English

Contact:

83 410 0102


Episodes

National Stop Food Waste Day- Food Waste Costs Average Irish Household €700 Per Year

3/1/2024
Conor Spacey, Author & Culinary Director of Food Space joined The Last Word to discuss National Stop Food Waste Day, with over 3/4 of a billion tonnes of food being wasted in Ireland every year. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:08:28

EV Sales Down As Drivers Switch To Hybrids

3/1/2024
Why are more drivers now opting for hybrids over fully electric vehicles? Ian Guider, Business Columnist with The Business Post joined The Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:06:20

The Week Trending

3/1/2024
Ian Power, CEO of Spunout, and Aoife Barry, Journalist and Author of Social Capital joined The Last Word to discuss the week's biggest trending stories, including Glasgow's Willy Wonka Experience. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:23:53

Using Warranties And Insurance To Keep Your Tech Safe And Well

2/29/2024
Andy O’Donoghue joined The Last Word for Tech Thursday to discuss the ins and outs of warranties and insurance for protecting your tech. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:08:21

Michael O'Leary Renews His Attack On The Green Party

2/29/2024
John Gibbons joined The Last Word to discuss Michael O'Leary's latest public statements about the Green Party. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:17:47

Daniel Wiffen On His Aspirations For This Year's Paris Olympics

2/29/2024
Daniel Wiffen, Double World Champion Swimmer joined The Last Word to discuss his hopes for this year's Olympic Games. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:09:57

In What Circumstances Do Companies Award Lucrative Exit Packages?

2/29/2024
When will a company award a lucrative exit package to an employee? Julie Galbraith, Partner in Employment Law at global law firm, Eversheds Sutherland joined The Last Word to discuss. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:09:28

People Less Inclined To Support Climate Measures That Cost Them Money, EPA Survey Finds

2/29/2024
John Gibbons joined The Last Word to discuss a new major national survey from the EPA on attitudes toward climate change. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:12:26

Culture Club: Ed Guiney

2/28/2024
Ed Guiney, Co-Founder of Element Pictures joined us this week for The Culture Club! Press the 'Play' button on this page to hear his choices.

Duration:00:34:07

Thousands Of Homeowners Face Massive Mortgage Increases

2/28/2024
Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor for The Independent joined The Last Word to discuss huge mortgage hikes that thousands of homeowners are now facing. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:06:53

Kings of Leon Announce Irish Summer Gig

2/27/2024
Kings of Leon, Journey and much more are coming to Ireland. Dee Reddy and John Caddell joined The Last Word for the weekly music slot. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:19:22

Debate: Referendum on the Family

2/27/2024
Our referendum coverage has begun with a debate on the referendum on the family. Senators Michael McDowell and Fiona O'Loughlin, Brenda Power Columnist with the Sunday Times and Irish Mail and Karen Kiernan, Chief Executive of One Family joined The Last Word. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:31:37

Was Trump's South Carolina Victory as Definitive as He Claims?

2/27/2024
Was Trump's victory in South Carolina as important as he says it is? We discuss with Cal Thomas, nationally syndicated US columnist and Marion McKeone, US Correspondent, Business Post. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:12:36

41% of Parents Skipping Meals to Feed Kids

2/27/2024
A Bernardos survey has found over 41% of parents are skipping meals for their kids. Stephen Moffatt - Barnardos National Policy Manager joined The Last Word. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:07:34

RTÉ Say Kneecap Broke Agreement Not to Wear Pro-Palestinian Badges On Air

2/26/2024
RTÉ have said that rap group Kneecap agreed not to wear Pro-Palestine badges on The Late Late Show last Friday, but did it anyway. The Last Word on TV and Streaming with Elaine Burke and Joe O'Shea. Catch the fill chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:16:35

All Inclusive Holidays: Why They Might Be For You

2/26/2024
Sarah Slattery, from travelexpert.ie joined The Last Word to tell us why you should book an all-inclusive holiday. Catch the fill chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:09:38

Ballyseedy Garden Centre Says It Will Remain Open Despite Recent Developments

2/26/2024
Ballyseedy Garden Centre in Kerry is to remain in business despite the CEO being charged with serious drug offences. Conor Lally, Security and Crime Editor with The Irish Times joined The Last Word. Catch the fill chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:11:32

Catherine Martin to Appear at Oireachtas Media Committee Tomorrow Night

2/26/2024
Media Minister Catherine Martin will appear before the Oireachtas Media Committee tomorrow night as the RTÉ crisis continues. Fianna Fáil Senator and Committee Member Malcolm Byrne and Louise Burne, Political Correspondent with the Irish Mirror joined The Last Word. Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:13:05

Rent Inflation Slows In Dublin But Rises Everywhere Else

2/24/2024
Ian Guider, Columnist with The Business Post joined The Last Word to discuss the latest Daft report on rental prices. Catch the fill chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:05:50

The Week Trending

2/24/2024
John Gibbons and Brianna Parkins joined The Last Word to discuss the week's biggest trending stories, including a new high for the price of a pint! Catch the full chat by pressing the 'Play' button on this page.

Duration:00:19:46