A UCC Podcast

Plain Speaking - A University College Cork Podcast

Welcome to Plain Speaking, a podcast from University College Cork. On this podcast you will hear from Irish and global experts on the issues that surround us. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify or listen below.


We are a small country and I think we have an opportunity and an obligation to represent the interests and values of small countries.

Ambassador Dan Mulhall

Ireland's Ambassador to the United States of America

Image Credit: Pixabay

Episode 4
It is highly improbable that the only life in the universe is the life on this planet

Professor Katie Mack

Theoretical Astrophysicist

The Milky Way © Pexels Pixababy

Episode 4
There are far more jobs year on year in the creative industries, than there are in finance

Lord David Puttnam

Award-winning independent film producer.

Image: Justine Walpole (c)

Episode 3
More Americans have died from the opioid crisis than World War 1 and World War 2 put together

Professor Keith Humphreys

Stanford University

Episode 2
I think that history will be very unkind to us if we don't act now.

Mary Robinson

Former Irish President and Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Episode 1

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