The summer holidays are in effect and it's affecting our podcast schedule. So rather than do nothing this week, Niall offers two recommendations for you to check out live from a sunny Tuesday in Stephen's Green Park in Dublin city.


 


1) For Those I Love


– an uncompromising Dublin love letter to a best friend who passed away


This tribute to the passing of Paul Curran of Burnt Out blazes with love, grief and good memories.


https://nialler9.com/for-those-i-love-an-uncompromising-dublin-love-letter-to-a-best-friend-who-passed-away/


 


2) Chernobyl


The HBO show really is as good as you've heard, with a focus on the bureaucratic distortion around the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986 in Ukraine in the Soviet Union. I thought it would be too tough a watch but I'm a big fan of factual historical drama and the five-part miniseries is fascinating all the way through.


Also recommended, is the accompanying Chernobyl Podcast with writer Craig Mazin


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUeHPCYtWYQ