The Irish Times World View Podcast
About This Show
The Irish Times' unrivalled foreign affairs coverage, now brought to you in weekly podcast form. Hosted by Patrick Smyth with regular contributors Denis Staunton, Simon Carswell, Lara Marlowe, Suzanne Lynch, Derek Scally, Paddy Agnew, Tom Hennigan, Clifford Coonan and Ruadhan Mac Cormaic.
Most Recent Episode
The Brexit Bar Bill & Republicans Divided
2 days ago
On the eve of Theresa May's triggering of article 50, kick-starting the Brexit divorce proceedings, Denis Staunton reports from London where there have been attempts to wind down tensions as both sides prepare for negotiations.
Michel Barnier this week warned Britain of the colossal "bar bill" it must agree to pay to the EU before any negotiations on their future relationship can be held. That issue is still outstanding.
From the US, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch has the latest on the spectacular failure of Paul Ryan to get Republicans on board with President Trump's healthcare plan.
Ryan's position is safe for the moment, but the fiasco has caused serious damage to the Speaker of the House of Representatives' credibility, she says.