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Frontier Investigates - By Frontier Current Affairs

By Frontier Current Affairs
Frontier Investigates will ask the tough questions, discuss the hottest stories, interview the biggest names, and still maintain our ethos of being a reliable, well articulated source of information.
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Dublin Bay South By-Election Coverage: By-Election Recap, The Winners & Losers
The second Season of Frontier Investigates sees host, Emma Hayes speak with 8 of Frontier's contributors on the Dublin Bay South By-Election each week to find out what's going on with each of the parties and candidates. This week we discussed the result of the by-election and what each candidate can take away from this result. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/ Contributors: The Green Party: Atakan Uzan The Labour Paty: Thibault Loughrey Fianna Fáil: Eimear Collins Fine Gael: Mark Guilfoyle People Before Profit: Dylan Kelly Social Democrats: Adam O’Donoghue Sinn Féin: James Hammersley Independents/Others: Patrick Sharkey
43:52
July 12, 2021
Dublin Bay South By-Election Coverage: The Polling Before the Election
The second Season of Frontier Investigates sees host, Emma Hayes speak with 8 of Frontier's contributors on the Dublin Bay South By-Election each week to find out what's going on with each of the parties and candidates. This week we catch up with the recent Irish Times poll the week before polling day. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/ Contributors: The Green Party: Atakan Uzan The Labour Paty: Thibault Loughrey Fianna Fáil: Eimear Collins Fine Gael: Mark Guilfoyle People Before Profit: Dylan Kelly Social Democrats: Adam O’Donoghue Sinn Féin: James Hammersley Independents/Others: Patrick Sharkey
47:54
July 03, 2021
Dublin Bay South By-Election Coverage: The Issue of Housing
The second Season of Frontier Investigates sees host, Emma Hayes speak with 8 of Frontier's contributors on the Dublin Bay South By-Election each week to find out what's going on with each of the parties and candidates. This week we catch up with our contributors to discuss each of the candidate's positions on housing. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/ Contributors: The Green Party: Atakan Uzan The Labour Paty: Thibault Loughrey Fianna Fáil: Eimear Collins Fine Gael: Mark Guilfoyle People Before Profit: Dylan Kelly Social Democrats: Adam O’Donoghue Sinn Féin: James Hammersley Independents/Others: Patrick Sharkey
01:02:24
June 28, 2021
Dublin Bay South By-Election Coverage: Election Date Announced, Election Polling Discussion & More
The second Season of Frontier Investigates sees host, Emma Hayes speak with 8 of Frontier's contributors on the Dublin Bay South By-Election each week to find out what's going on with each of the parties and candidates. This week we catch up with our contributors to discuss the recent polls, election date confirmation and more Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/ Contributors: The Green Party: Atakan Uzan The Labour Paty: Thibault Loughrey Fianna Fáil: Eimear Collins Fine Gael: Mark Guilfoyle People Before Profit: Dylan Kelly Social Democrats: Adam O’Donoghue Sinn Féin: James Hammersley Independents/Others: Patrick Sharkey
52:11
June 20, 2021
Dublin Bay South By-Election Coverage: Fake Polling, Controversial Blogs & More Candidates
In this week's Dublin Bay South By-Election coverage Frontier takes a look at the recent fake polling scandal, the Green Party's nomination, and a whole range of controversy surrounding both Fianna Fáil's candidates Deirdre Conroy and Fine Gael's James Geoghegan. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/ Contributors: Host: Emma Hayes The Green Party: Atakan Uzan The Labour Paty: Thibault Loughrey Fianna Fáil: Thibault Loughrey Fine Gael: Mark Guilfoyle People Before Profit: Dylan Kelly Social Democrats: Adam O’Donoghue Sinn Féin: James Hammersley Independents/Others: Patrick Sharkey
55:50
June 12, 2021
Dublin Bay South By-Election Coverage: Who are the Candidates?
The second Season of Frontier Investigates sees host, Emma Hayes speak with 8 of Frontier's contributors on the Dublin Bay South By-Election each week to find out what's going on with each of the parties and candidates. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/ Contributors: The Green Party: Atakan Uzan The Labour Paty: Thibault Loughrey Fianna Fáil: Eimear Collins Fine Gael: Mark Guilfoyle People Before Profit: Dylan Kelly Social Democrats: Adam O’Donoghue Sinn Féin: James Hammersley Independents/Others: Patrick Sharkey
01:06:36
June 04, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Irish Penal Reform: In conversation with Fíona Ni Chinneide
In this episode of the podcast Emma Hayes talks to Fíona Ni Chinneide executive director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust about the Irish Prison System, Mental Health and Education. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
34:56
May 02, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Hong Kong's Orwellian Nightmare: China's grasp on Social Media
In this episode Drummond McGinn discusses the impact that social media played during the Hong Kong protests. He discusses how The Chinese Communist Party have harnessed social media to promote their ideologies with limited opposition. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
16:48
April 19, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Climate Justice - A Radical, But Familiar Approach
In this episode of Frontier Investigates Thibault sits down with undergraduate Biologist at Oxford Zac Lumley to discuss the Climate Crisis and activists' response to it. Zac argues for a radical approach; drawing on the history of other justice movements with a comprehensive literature review on the subject. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
34:31
April 12, 2021
Politics and International Relations // The United Ireland Question: In Conversation with Thomas Copeland
In this 15th episode of Frontier Investigates, Drummond McGinn is joined by Thomas Copeland: a 2nd year Politics, Philosophy & Economics at Queen's University Belfast. Thomas is also Head of the news service at Queen's Radio otherwise known as "The Scoop"  and is the founder and editor of Challenges NI, a platform for youth commentary and opinion. Thomas joins us this week to discuss the future of a United Ireland and the challenges that a United Ireland poses for students in the coming years. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
36:24
April 05, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Irish Politics: In Conversation with Aidan Regan
In this episode of Frontier Investigates James Hammersley sits down with Aidan Regan. Aidan is an Associate Professor at the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin (UCD) and is Director of UCD's Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in the New Political Economy of Europe. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
26:02
March 29, 2021
Culture // 6 Nations Round Up - From Training Ground to Try line
Grand Slam upset for Wales at the Stade de France, a much needed win for Ireland at Lansdowne Road and another defeat for Italy at Murrayfield - This Episode of Frontier Investigates will examine the big wins, to the narrow losses of the 2021 6 Nations Campaign. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
30:42
March 22, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Syria 10 Years On: In Conversation with UNICEF UCD
In this 12th episode of frontier investigates, Drummond McGinn chats to Saira Khan, a second year Business and Law student and treasurer of UNICEF UCD, as well as Molly McHugh, a second year Law with politics student and president of UNICEF UCD to discuss the extent of the Syrian Refugee Crisis 10 years on, why Saira and Molly got involved with UNICEF, the history of the crisis and what you, the listener can do to get involved. Frontier Social Media:   Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
27:23
March 15, 2021
Politics and International Relations // International Women’s Day: In conversation with Cllr Darcy Lonergan
In the 11th episode Emma Hayes chats with Darcy Lonergan,Green Party Councillor for Cabra and Glasnevin, about Quotas , Maternity Leave, Canvassing and Role Models. International Women’s Day Article: https://www.frontier-current-affairs.com/articles/culture/621630_international-women-s-day-a-privilege-to-celebrate. Frontier Social Media:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
30:51
March 08, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Challenges Facing a United Ireland: In Conversation with Hugo MacNeill
In this 10th episode, Drummond McGinn chats with former Ireland rugby international, former Investment Banker at Golman Sachs and 2020 Seanad election candidate, about the challenges that are facing a United Ireland, his involvement in bridging divides and his 2020 Seanad campaign.  Frontier Social Media:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
31:09
March 01, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Educational Reform & the Leaving Cert: In Conversation with Luke Casserly
In this episode Odhrán sits down with Luke Casserly, Deputy President of the Irish Second-Level Students Union to discuss the recently confirmed changes to Leaving Certificate 2021, how these systems now work and what the ISSU has planned with regards to future Leaving Cert reform. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
16:36
February 25, 2021
Politics and International Relations // CETA, BREXIT, COVID and a United Ireland: In Conversation with Neale Richmond TD
In this 8th episode of the series Drummond McGinn sits down with Neale Richmond TD to discuss the CETA agreement, the Brexit Forecast and the importance of the Northern Irish Protocol, as well as the possibility of a United Ireland and finally the government's most recent response to COVID 19. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
35:12
February 22, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Examining Trumps Impeachment: In Conversation with Larry Donnelly
In this 7th episode, Drummond McGinn sits down with Larry Donnelly: an Irish American attorney of law, political contributor for The Journal.ie and lecturer at the National University of Ireland - Galway. This episode examines the ongoing Trump impeachment trial: What it means for America, the future of the Republican Party, the strategy of Trump's lawyers, the prosecution's case and finally the likely outcomes of the trial. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
37:15
February 15, 2021
Politics and International Relations // An Ireland for a Pandemic: In Conversation with Brian Crehan
Frontier contributors Patrick Sharkey and Sam Nugent talk to Brian Creehan from Ógra Fianna Fáil about the way the senior party handled the pandemic. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
52:36
February 10, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Myanmar's Mighty Military: In Conversation with Dr. Alexander Dukalskis
Full Article: https://www.frontier-current-affairs.com/politics-and-international-relations/595636_myanmar-in-crisis In the 5th episode of the series, Drummond sits down with Dr Alexander Dukalskis to discuss the recent events in Myanmar. Dr Dukalskis is an Associate professor at University College Dublin's School of Politics and International Relations and author of "The Authoritarian Public Sphere: Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China" This episode explores the history behind the coup in Myanmar, the timing of it, and international influence from China and the US. Frontier Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
30:58
February 03, 2021
Commerce & Economics // The TikTok Talk: In Conversation with Thomas Arnold
In the  4th episode of the  Frontier Investigates series, Drummond McGinn sits down with youtuber, content creator and co-founder of the GoHouse Thomas Arnold. This episode explores the often unheard of economics that influencers and content creators have to endure in order to increase their following and compete with one another. Frontier also examines how Tom got involved with content creation in the first place, and finally some of the larger issues that social media companies such as TikTok are facing. Frontier Social Media:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrontierAffairs  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
36:01
February 01, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Presidential Politics: In Conversation with Marcus Dupuy
In this third episode of Frontier Investigates, Drummond McGinn hosts Marcus Dupuy, a Politics and International relations student at the University College Dublin. This episode of Frontier Investigates examines Trump's final days in office, Joe Biden's inauguration and first few days in office as 46th President of the US, and finally what this new administration means for Ireland and Europe. Frontier Social Media: Twitter:https://twitter.com/FCurrentaffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
37:11
January 25, 2021
Politics and International Relations // The 21st Century Animal Farm - The Resurgence of China and US Dominance
Full Article: TBC In this episode of Frontier Investigates, Drummond McGinn, Chief Editor at Frontier, will examine the future of US - Chinese relations, and whether China has the capability to call itself a world superpower in the near future, and whether US Foreign Policy is enough to counter the growing strength of China Frontier Social Media: Twitter:https://twitter.com/FCurrentaffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/
14:30
January 18, 2021
Politics and International Relations // Seen and Not Heard: An Interview with the Young Greens
Full Article: https://www.frontier-current-affairs.com/politics-and-international-relations/526930_seen-and-not-heard-young-greens-cast-doubt-over-the-party-s-future It's been clear to many keeping a track of the current Irish Government that the Green Party's involvement in the coalition has caused a large amount of contention within various sects of the party. One of these sects is the Young Greens. Myself and Mícheál Ó'Fuartháin on behalf of Frontier got in contact with the then but now former Chair of the Young Greens Tara Gilsenan to ask if we could get an overall view of what it's like on the ground as a member of the party and with that we found ourselves in an interview with five Young Greens free to ask whatever questions we liked and this is what happened. Frontier Social Media: Twitter:https://twitter.com/FCurrentaffairs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrontierCurrentAffairs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frontiercurrentaffairs/ Mícheál's Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/michael_foran01 Odhrán's Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Johnson_YT_ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/media.wmv/
46:23
October 28, 2020