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Niall can be described as fearless, controversial, insightful, compassionate and even funny! But be warned, he may cause your blood to boil. Niall Boylan@Night is the new home of late night talk for Ireland. Every weekday Niall provides Classic Hits 4FM listeners with breakthrough stories from real people with real lives. It’s a show without boundaries and Niall is never afraid to deal with topics that other shows simply refuse to talk about. The Niall Boylan Show is a multi award winning talk show which broadcasts daily from 12pm and the conversation continues at 9pm on Classic Hits 4FM

Niall can be described as fearless, controversial, insightful, compassionate and even funny! But be warned, he may cause your blood to boil. Niall Boylan@Night is the new home of late night talk for Ireland. Every weekday Niall provides Classic Hits 4FM listeners with breakthrough stories from real people with real lives. It’s a show without boundaries and Niall is never afraid to deal with topics that other shows simply refuse to talk about. The Niall Boylan Show is a multi award winning talk show which broadcasts daily from 12pm and the conversation continues at 9pm on Classic Hits 4FM
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

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Niall can be described as fearless, controversial, insightful, compassionate and even funny! But be warned, he may cause your blood to boil. Niall Boylan@Night is the new home of late night talk for Ireland. Every weekday Niall provides Classic Hits 4FM listeners with breakthrough stories from real people with real lives. It’s a show without boundaries and Niall is never afraid to deal with topics that other shows simply refuse to talk about. The Niall Boylan Show is a multi award winning talk show which broadcasts daily from 12pm and the conversation continues at 9pm on Classic Hits 4FM

Language:

English

Contact:

1850 4 104 94


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Episodes

Would you bring your children to a pub on Paddy’s day?

3/15/2019
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For Paddy's day weekend, Niall Boylan asked - Do you think there is anything wrong with parents taking their children to a pub on St. Patrick's Day? Or do you think it is part of the tradition? Many people say a pub is no place for children but others believe paddy’s day is an exception and it’s a once off for some parents.

Duration:00:29:47

Kevin O'Faolain - Homeless charities is only a drop in the ocean and the Government needs to do more

3/15/2019
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On Thursday evening, Niall Boylan spoke to Kevin O'Faolain, who was homeless last year and believes that giving to homeless charities is only a drop in the ocean and the Government needs to do more in regards to the homeless crisis

Duration:00:47:39

Bloody Sunday - ex British soldier to be charged *CONTINUED*

3/15/2019
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On Thursday evening, Niall Boylan continued the discussion about Bloody Sunday's events.

Duration:00:32:47

Bloody Sunday - ex British soldier to be charged

3/14/2019
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On Thursday afternoon, Niall Boylan spoke about the news that broke regarding Bloody Sunday. One former British soldier is to be charged with the murder of civilians on Bloody Sunday in Derry in January 1972. Niall also spoke to Jean Hegarty, the sister of Kevin McElhinney, who was killed on Bloody Sunday.

Duration:00:56:16

Listener dilemma - telling a child that their father doesn’t want anything to do with them?

3/13/2019
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On Wednesday afternoon, Niall Boylan received an email from a listener who is in a dilemma. She is a single parent with a 7-year old daughter who keeps constantly asking about her father. Should she tell her 7 year old daughter that the father doesn't want to be in her life? Or should she make up a story about her father until she's older to understand?

Duration:00:42:31

Should suspected ISIL bride Lisa Smith be allowed return to Ireland?

3/11/2019
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For Monday afternoon's show, Niall Boylan spoke about suspected ISIL bride Lisa Smith wanting to return home to Ireland. Niall spoke with Will Geddes about the dangers associated with allowing ISIS supporters and wives back into Ireland and the UK. Niall popped the question - Should suspected ISIL bride Lisa Smith be allowed return to Ireland?

Duration:00:37:46

Philip Nolan - climate change strike

3/8/2019
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On Friday afternoon, Niall Boylan was joined with Irish Daily Mail columnist Philip Nolan, to discuss the upcoming school strike regarding climate change. Do you think it's irresponsible parenting to take your children out of school in order to attend this protest?

Duration:00:10:44

Leaving Neverland - Do you believe the two men accusing Michael Jackson of abuse?

3/7/2019
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On Thursday afternoon, Niall Boylan spoke about the documentary Leaving Neverland which delves into the accounts of two men who claim that they were abused by Michael Jackson as young boys aired on Channel 4 on Wednesday and Thursday evening. Niall asked - Do you believe the two men accusing Michael Jackson of abuse?

Duration:01:13:46

Ari Dennis interview

3/7/2019
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Niall Boylan was joined with Ari Dennis on Wednesday evening. Ari who is non binary, refers to their 11-month-old child as "theybe". Ari wants the child to consider their options before deciding on what gender they are. Ari's older child, Hazel, discovered her gender at the age of four. She believes says her oldest Hazel, who is 8, refers to themselves as a ''demigirl''. This means that they say they are non binary but enjoys their feminine traits.

Duration:00:27:55

Niall Boylan interview a man who claims to be able to speak to Aliens

3/6/2019
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On Tuesday evening Niall Boylan spoke to Jonathan Martin. He claims he can channel an alien race called the Yayhell. Take a listen to this interesting interview

Duration:00:30:05

Niall Boylan speaks to Paul Williams about the major taxi scam uncovered

3/6/2019
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Niall Boylan speaks to Paul Williams about the major taxi scam uncovered. Gardai discovered 180 non-EU nationals were operating taxis using fake licences.

Duration:00:21:04

Is it easy to be a stay at home parent?

3/6/2019
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On Wednesday afternoon, Niall Boylan asked: Is it easier to be a stay at home parent or to be working? This was in relation to a debate online where a woman questioned what a stay at home mother does with her day. What do you think? Is it easy to be a stay at home parent?

Duration:00:27:40

Should the TV licence be abolished?

3/5/2019
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On Tuesday afternoon , Niall Boylan asked - Should the TV licence be abolished? Taoiseach Leo Vardkar was told by one of his officials that”radical re-thinking” of RTÉ’s role might be needed to address its chronic deficits – rather than constant rises in its public funding. One listener then told a story about how he was treated by the Gardaí when he couldn't afford to pay TV licence.

Duration:00:42:38

Would you support a ‘limited licence’ for those convicted of drink driving?

3/5/2019
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A report in the Sunday Business Post has said that the government is to look at whether convicted drink drivers could be given a “limited licence” to allow them drive to work. The change could be based on the system in New Zealand, where banned drivers can apply for an exemption if a driving ban causes them “extreme hardship”, such as a need to get to work. On Monday evening, Niall Boylan spoke about a limited licence for convicted drink drivers.

Duration:00:43:15

Do you think child carriers on the back of bikes are irresponsible?

3/4/2019
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Online footage circulated of a cyclist who was caught on camera on the motorway in the UK with a child carrier on the back. In the footage, the man can be seen cycling in between three lanes before eventually cycling in the hard shoulder. Niall Boylan asked - Is it irresponsible parenting to cycle with a child carrier on the back? After a debate rose about cyclists in general, Donna, a listener of the show suggested that Niall should cycle to work for a day to see life on the road from...

Duration:00:28:43

Should Michael Jackson's music be removed from radio?

3/1/2019
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Niall Boylan spoke about the upcoming Michael Jackson documentary - ''Leaving Neverland''. The documentary explores the sexual abuse accusations made about Michael Jackson. Niall asked - Should his music be banned from radio? Niall then called his boss live on air to ask if we will be removing his music.

Duration:00:36:37

Would you have any issue with letting your child go on an overnight trip or a sleepover?

3/1/2019
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Tusla is calling for a meeting with Scouting Ireland to discuss its concerns over practices and procedures on child safety at the organisation. Would you have an issue with letting your child go an overnight trip away? Or are parents are being too over protective?

Duration:00:39:09

Whose rights should come first when it comes to adoption cases?

2/28/2019
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On Thursday afternoon, Niall Boylan brought up the topic of Adoption rights. Do you think it is right that the birth parent is told that the information is being released. Or if you think the adopted person should have every right to their information even if the birth parent disagrees? Some listeners of the show then shared their adoption stories to Niall on-air.

Duration:00:40:20

Who's a better driver? Helena or Niall?

2/4/2019
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Niall Boylan was joined with Brendan from The Irish School of motoring on Monday afternoon. Brendan gave Niall and Helena helpful driving tips for when they go to head as they retake their driving test this Thursday. Who has the better chance of winning? Niall, who has more experience? Or Helena, has a more recent memory of the driving test?

Duration:00:10:38

Should fada's be included on names in all official documentation?

2/4/2019
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On Monday afternoon, Niall Boylan spoke about the Irish Language. Irish filmmaker, Ciarán Ó Cofaigh is taking on the State after medics at University Hospital Galway, where he is getting radiotherapy treatment, told him they could not include the fada's on his name. Former presidential candidate Peter Casey also joined Niall on-air to give his thoughts on fada's and the Irish Language as a whole. Do you think this fada issue is making a big deal out of nothing? Or is it essential to have...

Duration:00:28:25