Paddy Wants To Know Brexit
About This Show
Paddy Wants To Know Brexit, is a podcast that seeks to explain Brexit to an Irish audience. Each episode will try and explain what's been happening in the preceding few weeks in the messy world of Brexit negotiations and explain how it will affect Ireland. The hosts, Brian Mahon, Jack Good and Niamh Mahon will then interview someone who has something to say on Brexit, it could be anyone from an academic to a farmer, or even someone who thinks Brexit is a good idea.
Most Recent Episode
6: #6 | A French-Dutch-German Sandwich
In the first half of the show the guys talk about Barnier’s visit to the the border, Dr Kathryn Simpson joins us to talk customs partnership and Max Fac while we discuss whether either of them are viable.
In the second half we get the Airbnb view of domestic politics from around the continent with local input from friends of the pod Raphaëlle, Sebastian and Marcel.
17:08: Raphaëlle Bohu discusses the emergence of Macron, the rightward shift of Les Republicains and life after the Bataclan attacks
28:25: Sebastian Weesjes is optimistic about what Brexit will mean for the Netherlands and then talks us through the (Mark) Rutte the Dutch domestic political scene is working through at the moment.
42:43: Marcel Dirsus tackles the question of whether the end is in sight for Merkel as well as why the far right AfD have grown in popularity and what their prospects are in the future