Let Me Tell You
Let Me Tell You - Episode 1
In this week’s episode, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe speaking openly for the first time reveals the drama behind the scenes in March 2020, when over two weeks, the acting government took unprecedented action to save the country from Covid-19. He also reveals the extent of the tensions between the Government and Nphet over many months, including Nphet’s failures.
Let Me Tell You – Episode 2
In this week’s episode, former Fianna Fáil minister and current Ireland South MEP Billy Kelleher talks about his role in helping Micheál Martin oust then Taoiseach Brian Cowen. He speaks about being assaulted as a minister during the period of the IMF Troika bailout and the damage Confidence and Supply did to his party since 2016.
Let Me Tell You - Episode 3
In this week’s episode, Paul Hosford speaks to People Before Profit TD Paul Murphy about his dramatic election to the Dáil in 2014 off the back of the water charges protest movement. Murphy speaks candidly about the tactics used by the radical left to become a mass movement, his role in the controversial Jobstown protest and why he does not believe Joan Burton was terrorised.
Let Me Tell You - Episode 4
In this week’s episode, Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly sits down with Paul Hosford to talk through the early troubled days for Mary Lou McDonald after she succeeded Gerry Adams. She reveals how and why the party got it so wrong in the 2018 Presidential Election and the 2019 Local and European elections, only for the party to enjoy its greatest election success in early 2020. O’Reilly also makes clear her party will talk to anyone about forming the next Government when the time comes.
Let Me Tell You - Episode 5
In the final episode in Series 1, we look at the circumstances of the resignation of then Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and the snap Christmas General Election that nearly was in 2017. Befuddled by a failure to answer clearly about the State’s treatment of Garda whistle-blower Maurice McCabe, Fitzgerald found herself at the epicentre of a firestorm and demands for her resignation from Fianna Fáil, which was supporting the minority government. O’Callaghan sits down with Daniel McConnell to detail his central role in those dramatic events.