The Anton Savage Show




Anton Savage presents a bright, lively and engaging current affairs magazine show to kickstart your weekend. The programme features all the latest news, features and opinion along with conversations about the conversations you are having on a Saturday morning from 9-11am. Listen and subscribe to The Anton Savage Show on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.     You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.





00:08:25 2021-10-16
Earlier in the week Captain Kirk aka William Shatner finally earned his space wings a she became the oldest person to ever go into space - at the age of 90. So we found out what you need to do to become an astronaut and Anton Savage spoke to Dr. Norah Pa...
00:10:41 2021-10-16
There has been "a decline in the extent to which people are wearing masks always" Anton Savage spoke to Dr Deirdre Robertson - Research Officer with the Behavioural Research Unit at the ESRI - about the changes in the public's attitudes and behaviours tow...
00:19:37 2021-10-16
In this week’s budget it was announced that from next August, women aged 17 to 25-years-old will be able to access free contraception and while the plan has been largely welcomed, many have questioned whether it goes far enough.   So just how progre...
00:08:16 2021-10-16
I’m not sure if  Felix’s - 'Don't You Want Me' is on everyone’s Saturday morning playlist but it is how my next guest wanted to kickstart his weekend. Each week Anton Savage kickstart s the weekend with a familiar face and this week h...
00:09:06 2021-10-16
The last 7 days we have seen 11,755 confirmed Covid cases in Ireland with 413 people in hospitals and 73 patients in ICU. So to get an accurate picture of what our hospitals are looking like now – Anton Savage was joined by Dr .Catherine Motherway The I...
00:05:24 2021-10-16
"Who Issues Death Threats - A Bleak Moment In Politics". That was what Channel 4 News Anchor Jon Snow told Anton Savage in the aftermath of the horrific murder of Tory MP David Amess. Listen and subscribe to The Anton Savage Show on Apple Podcasts, Go...
00:09:24 2021-10-16
Each week Anton Savage will have an expert on the show to answer your questions. Today's expert was Dr. Mary O’Kane,  Lecturer in Psychology and author of  'Perfectly Imperfect Parenting: Connection Not Perfection' who answered your questions o...
00:04:25 2021-10-16
Forget Croke Park, forget the Aviva – the most important sporting venue in Ireland today is Morton Stadium in Santry. And why is that? Well Anton Savage went trackside where he caught up with Newstalk’s very won Kieran Cuddihy as he asks us all to don...
00:09:54 2021-10-16
Today is ‘National Dictionary Day’ and to celebrate the weird and wonderful world of words Anton Savage was joined by Frank McNally the Chief Writer of ‘An Irishman's Diary’ with The Irish Times to look at the more colorful Irishisms in our langua...
00:09:39 2021-10-09
Each week The Anton Savage Show will have an expert on to answer your questions. Today Anton was taking your medical questions – in particular flu and Covid booster shots and all those bugs that your kids will pick up in school. He was joined by Dr Elea...