I sometimes discuss atheism, morality, Christianity, Islam and related issues on radio shows and podcasts. Here are some examples.
Books that speak to my soul
On BBC Radio Ulster Sunday Sequence, Aug 2017
Who will pay for the Pope’s visit?
On Newstalk Radio with Jonathan Healy, June 2017
Religion in Ireland today
Debate with David Quinn on RTE Radio 1, Apr 2017
The school baptism rule
On Today FM with Matt Cooper, Jan 2017
Can new school plans end evangelisation?
On newstalk radio with Tom Dunne, Dec 2016
Brexit, Trump and Prejudice
On Voice of Islam Drivetime, Dec 2016
Will State schools teach less religion?
Debate with David Quinn on Newstalk Radio, July 2016
Is there a right to assisted dying?
Debate with David Quinn on Newstalk Radio, June 2016
Should creationists give talks in schools?
Debate with John Mackay on BBC Radio, May 2016
My atheism, morality, religion and secularism
The Leap of Faith with Michael Comyn on RTE Radio 1, Oct 2015
Is RTE’s new Angelus inclusive of atheists?
On BBC Talkback with RTE’s Roger Childs, Oct 2015
Does religious belief follow the evidence?
On BBC Radio Ulster Sunday Sequence, October 2015
Atheist Ireland and the Angelus
On Newstalk Radio with George Hook, June 2015
My late wife Anne Holliday, grief and atheism
Saturday Interview with Marian Finucane on RTE Radio 1, April 2015
The Catholic Church and same sex marriage
On Today FM with Matt Cooper and John Murray, April 2015
How Irish schools evangelise children
On KFM Radio with Shane Beatty, Feb 2015
Are New Atheists shallow and dangerous?
On Newstalk with George Hook and Dr Robert Grant, June 2014
Are New Atheists shallow and dangerous? Part 2
On BBC Ulster with William Crawley and Dr Grant, July 2014
The case for assisted dying
On Newstalk with Shane Coleman, and panel, July 2014
Religious censorship on RTE?
On BBC Ulster with William Crawley and Peter Lynas, June 2014
Should priests report child rape?
On RTE’s Liveline with Joe Duffy and Fr Gearoid O Donchu, Apr 2014
Assisted dying and atheism
Friday Profile Interview with Matt Cooper on Today FM, Feb 2014
Teaching about atheism in Irish schools
On CKNW Vancouver with Sean Leslie and Pat O’Brien, Sep 2013
Richard Dawkins and Islam
On BBC Ulster with William Crawley and Daniel Trilling, Aug 2013
Has atheism failed?
On BBC Ulster with William Crawley and Rabbi Romain, June 2013
The right to die and the Marie Fleming ruling
On RTE Radio 1 with Audrey Carville and Regina McQuillan, Apr 2013
Is teaching children religion as fact child abuse?
On 98FM with Muireann O’Connell, March 2013
Resurrection and religion panel discussion
On Newstalk Radio with Sarah Carey, March 2013
Debate with theist author David Glass
On RTE Radio 1’s God Slot, Feb 2013
Alain de Botton’s Ten Commandments for Atheists
On Newstalk Radio with George Hook, Feb 2013
Blasphemy laws in Ireland and internationally
On RTE Radio with Miriam O’Callaghan, Sep 2012
Religion, science and truth
On Newstalk Radio with Marc Coleman, Jun 2012
Did Atheism cause Nazism?
On Newstalk Radio with Fr Vincent Twomey, Mar 2012