Rory Hearne's Reboot Republic Podcast by Tortoise Shack Media

Rory Hearne's Reboot Republic Podcast by Tortoise Shack Media


Latest Episodes

811. Maternal Death Enquiries with Dr Jo Murphy-Lawless
May 20, 2022

(It is no exaggeration to say that this is one of the most shocking and important podcasts we've ever done. But it does contain details that some listeners may find disturbing) Joining us on the torto

209. Everyone Should Have A Home: A Musician’s Protest
May 19, 2022

This Reboot Republic talks to musician Martin Leahy, who has released a song called Everyone Should Have a Home, and is holding a weekly protest at the Dail on Thursdays at 1pm. He talks about the ins

208. Economic Storm Clouds & Pathetic Affordable Housing Delivery
May 18, 2022

In this Reboot Republic Rory and Tony analyse some of the big housing and economic issues of the last few weeks. We discuss the pathetic affordable housing figures, rising rents, and the potential im

207. Scavenger Capitalism – The African Debt Crisis
May 12, 2022

Closing Schools to Pay the Debt! This Reboot Republic talks to Dereje Alemayehu, Executive Coordinator of the Nobel Prize nominated Global Alliance for Tax Justice. Dereje has served as Senior Economi

807. Our Maternity Hospital – #MakeNMHOurs
May 07, 2022

While the Government are trying to give assurances about the ownership of the National Maternity Hospital, the public, several politicians and many legal experts are far from convinced. Joining me to

206. European Independent Living Day
May 05, 2022

Why we need Personal Assistant Services with James Cawley of ILMI - This Reboot Republic talks to the always wonderful James Cawley, policy officer with Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI) and

Who Owns Our Land? Land Speculation & The Housing Crisis
May 03, 2022

This Reboot Podcast talks to Dr Rob Sweeney of TASC and author of the new report 'Trading Places: Report on Land and Housing'. Rory and Rob discuss what role land speculation plays in our housing cri

204. Housing Division – Where is the Government’s Emergency Response?
April 27, 2022

In this Reboot Republic, Rory and Tony discuss the lack of a real emergency response from the Government to what we call, the triple housing emergency - of needing to provide homes for Ukrainian refug

793. #AE22 Belfast Lord Mayor Kate Nicholl
April 24, 2022

As part of our ongoing coverage of the Assembly Elections, I was joined by Belfast Lord Mayor and the Alliance Party candidate for South Belfast, Kate Nicholl. We discuss why at 35 weeks pregnant she

791. The Assembly Elections – A Unionist View with Sam Mcilwaine
April 21, 2022

Martin got up long enough to chat with regular contributor Loyalist, Unionist and Lefty, Sam Mcilwaine about the upcoming Assembly Elections. As always Sam gives a great insight into the concerns of t