Kevin Brannigan
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Kevin Brannigan

Sport

Kevin Brannigan examines the threat to Dublin’s most historic football ground and how community assets from stadiums to historic streets are being preserved in Britain but levelled in Ireland.

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Pat Fenlon shouting
InterviewsSport

Kevin Brannigan examines the role players from the Republic had in the modern history of one of Loyalism’s footballing bastions.

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Popular Front propaganda poster from Spanish Civil War
News Features

Kevin Brannigan reports on efforts to maintain the memory of the Irish Brigadistas.  

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Sport

Kevin Brannigan examines some of the political dimensions to football, past and present.

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News

With his political charged songs Dick Gaughan has inspired generations of Left activists, Kevin Brannigan caught up with the Veteran Scottish folk singer during his spring tour of Ireland.

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Patrick Nulty
InterviewsNews

It’s easier to just keep your head down is the creed adhered to by most TDs in Leinster House. On budget day in early December, one newly elected TD bucked the trend and put his above the parapet, Kevin Brannigan met with Patrick Nulty to find out why.

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billy hutchinson speaking
Interviews

The UVF was involved in some of the most serious street disturbances Belfast has witnessed in a generation last summer, but according to Billy Hutchinson the leader of the paramilitary group’s political wing – the Progressive Unionist Party – its commitment to peace remains. Kevin Brannigan reports.

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Dawn Purvis
Interviews

Kevin Brannigan meets former Progressive Unionist Party leader Dawn Purvis to find out what made her finally break with the UVF-connected party and why she believes it is important the Loyalist working class has its own voice.

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Joan Collins looking fly
Interviews

United Left Alliance TD Joan Collins chats about electoral success and the future with Kevin Brannigan.

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Joe Higgins speaking
Interviews

It’s just over a year since Dublin elected its first Socialist Party member to the European Parliament, Joe Higgins seeing off the challenge of incumbents Mary Lou MacDonald and Fianna Fáil’s Eoin Ryan to take the final seat.

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