'Better than any TV show' - Here is how you reacted to The Left Wing podcast with Luke Fitzgerald and Paul Kimmage
Luke Fitzgerald's frank discussion with Paul Kimmage on this week's episode of the Left Wing rocketed to number one in the iTunes charts and has been subject of intense debate on social media.
The Sunday Independent journalist and the former Ireland international had agreed to sit down on this week's show and hash out some differences - on the behaviour of the Dublin football team in the All-Ireland final, of what constitutes cheating in sport and whether rugby has some issues it needs to face up to regarding doping and pain-killers.
The show has proved to be a hot talking point across all social media channels so here is a taste of what you thought.
For many, the podcast offered was compelling listening.
Intriguing discussion, signed copy of the book was a little smug all the same. Was that a joke?— Mick (@Mickc10) September 28, 2017
Watching Luke Fitz and Paul Kimmage on the Left Wing on @IndoSport - if you've not seen it or heard it do yourself a favour and log on.— Kieran McSweeney (@SuibhneGeilt1) September 28, 2017
There was high praise for Luke Fitzgerald, who has settled into his role as co-host alongside Will Slattery with ease.
I met you once Luke and I was impressed with you then. You handled this remarkably well and with great courage. Well done.— Ronan Flood (@IamRonanFlood) September 29, 2017
I thought you did well Luke. While I like Paul’s writing his approach made it hard to have a conversation— Jonathan O' Connell (@JTOConnell1980) September 28, 2017
As always, there was a lot of love for ever-the-professional Kimmage.
.@PaulKimmage Superb on the podcast. Passionate. Fearless.Proper journalism.— Ian Perth (@IanPerth) September 29, 2017
Motivated by truth-&-Integrity and not popular self interest.
Paul, just listened. Your restraint was admirable. Off to read Rough Ride again! Keep at it.— Richard Steyn (@ManfredOtranto) September 29, 2017
Savage podcast @PaulKimmage is the man— Bryan Galligan (@bryan_galligan) September 29, 2017
Like him or hate him but @PaulKimmage pursuit for a fair playing field in all sports is noble and should be applauded— Cormac Kearney (@kearneycormac) September 28, 2017
that was an exhibition from @PaulKimmage including the ending. well played and keep up the great work calling things as they are.— Joe Dalton (@celtic_herr) September 28, 2017
I think ur great Paul. I love your clear headed fact based approach to writing. Never any dramatics or looking to be part of the story.Class— jase (@jasonmcloughli3) September 28, 2017
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