Presented by Fionnuala Sweeney, this week's show featured Brainstorm contributors Alacoque McAlpine (DIT), Maura Farrell (NUI Galway), Robbie Butler (UCC), Mary McGill (NUI Galway), Catherine Norton (University of Limerick) and Malie Coyne (NUI Galway).
Some of the stories covered during the show included:
How volunteers became the lifeblood of rural Ireland
The economics of football transfer fees
How selfies show what it means to be human in the 21st century
Waiter, there's a grasshopper in my soup!
The show is produced by Zbyszek Zalinski and the editor is RTE Brainstorm editor Jim Carroll. Research is by Louise Denvir and the show's reports are compiled by Liam Geraghty
Listen back to the the show below. The first show in the series is here
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