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The Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through Ireland's fascinating past. This podcast is not just dates but an enthralling account of Ireland's history, looking at daily life through the ages. The show is currently focused on the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s (see below), while the archive contains the stories of Ireland's ancient High Kings, Viking raiders and the Norman Invasion of the Middle Ages. The story of the Great Famine has proved the most popular to date, Between 18 ...
 
The Love and Courage podcast features interviews with inspirational people who are making a real difference in the world today. Guests are typically people passionate about social justice, and who have demonstrated courage and conviction in their lives. Ruairí McKiernan is a multi award winning Irish social innovator, campaigner, writer and public speaker. He is the founder of the pioneering SpunOut youth organization, and helped set-up the Uplift and the A Lust For Life non-profits. In 2012 ...
 
The show about traditional music, and the bigger stories behind it. Host Shannon Heaton talks to musicians, dancers, and scholars about where Irish music has been, where it's going, and what it means to so many people around the globe. Whether you already play fiddle or know dance steps, or you don't know anything about traditional music, the emphasis of this show is creativity, community, and heritage.
 
Each week Breifne Earley talks to a different sports star from across the Irish sporting world. Including Olympians, Paralympians, World Champions, International athletes and the hottest sporting prospects for the future. Each week we put our guest to the Spotlight Sweat our own Sports Quiz to see which star knows the most about Irish Sport. Each guest also gets to demonstrate their musical taste by selecting the closing song of the show. Sporting Spotlight is broadcast weekly on Dublin City ...
 
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
The Left Wing with Luke Fitzgerald has the best rugby analysis and exclusive interviews every week on Independent.ie. Former Ireland international Luke is joined by Independent.ie’s Will Slattery, as well as the biggest names in Irish rugby. Harnessing his in-depth knowledge from his playing days, Luke dissects how the provinces are performing week in, week out. And for all the international action, listen to the Left Wing for the best analysis and compelling chat about the Irish team.
 
70 minutes of good Irish traditional music, from some of Ireland's top musicians and singers mostly on their own and indie labels. All of which are distributed and promoted by the first indie company to specialize in Irtrad. All titles are available via mail order from www.copperplatemailorder.com Payment through Pay Pal. Check out the web site for sound samples and details on over 100 great titles. Presented by Alan O'Leary formerly of CMR Radio and Spyda Radio and driving force behind Copp ...
 
Nick Shepkowski covers college football for various outlets including: 670 The Score, USA TODAY’s Fighting Irish Wire and you hear him regularly with Pete Fiutak on the College Football News Podcast. This is the perfect podcast for you if you’re into any of: College Football - will have a Notre Dame connection most of the time but will not be all Fighting Irish all the time by any means Quick news recaps and opinions on college sports. Interviews with some of the best football minds you’ll c ...
 
Irish Idylls is a collection of short stories about Irish peasantry during the 19th Century. Ms Jane Barlow, an Irish lass, having, unbelievably, an uncertain date of birth, has a turn of phrase that delights and simultaneously enmeshes the reader/listener with compassion for her tableau. She captures the tune and lilt of dialogue so delightfully. A tiny sample: "So, by hook or by crook, Lisconnel holds together from year to year, with no particular prospect of changes; though it would be sa ...
 
Two friends Conor and Charles talk about random troubles in the world and school with added humor. Some bits may be offensive but everyone is offensive (don't lie to yourself) so play the show and relax in the land of Pixies and rambling with included guests! Twitter: @IrishHoundPod Facebook: Irish Hound Podcast YouTube: IrishHoundPodcast Leave a review and Subscribe to the show!
 
A Storytelling/Book Club/YouTube Reaction Video podcast where Matt (he/him) and Enn (They/Them) discuss Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series and the upcoming Wheel of Time TV Series on Amazon. Matt's a first-timer and Enn has read the series many many times, so we're spoiler-free! Join us as we discuss Enn's favorite fantasy series, and enjoy all the tangents and jokes. New episodes weekly on Thursdays!
 
80 Days is a podcast dedicated to exploring little-known countries, territories settlements and cities around the world. We're part history podcast, part geography podcast and part ramble. Each episode, we'll land in a new locale and spend some time discussing the history, geography, culture, sport, religion, industry, pastimes and music of our new location. More details on www.80dayspodcast.com, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @80dayspodcast | Support us on www.patreon.com/80dayspodcast
 
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"I made no bones about the fact I was going to write a book", says former Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross, whose previous job as a feisty newspaper columnist marked him for suspicion when he joined Enda Kenny's Cabinet as Minister for Transport. He has now written that book, an entertaining inside-the-room account of recent events in Irish polit…
 
In today’s episode, Róisín Ingle is joined by Doireann Ni Ghriofa, a talented poet and the author of an original, evocative and lyrical book called A Ghost In the Throat. This stunning debut is an exploration into Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire, one of the greatest love poems of the Irish language, written by Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill. A fluid hybrid o…
 
Irish consumer sentiment has fallen again amid concerns of how the latest Covid-19 restrictions will impact income and employment prospects over the next 12 months. How will this play out in the run up to Christmas and how are advertisers responding to the fragile mood? Austin Hughes, chief economist of KBC Bank and Charley Stoney, CEO of the Insti…
 
Learning just a few words in Gaelic is mannerly when visiting Ireland and Scotland. And it can be a way IN to cultural values and humor. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Séamus Ó Flatharta, Ciarán Bolger, Michael Coult, Julie Fowlis, Mary Jane Lamond, and Brian Ó hAirt help me understand connections between language and music. And how songs in Irish and Scott…
 
Croghan, Co Offaly is a remarkable place. The scenery is stunning; the local community are friendly and welcoming. However their future is far from certain - the major employer in the region is closing down. In the midst of this crisis, local people are increasingly talking about a dark chapter in their past, a murder that came to light in 2003. Th…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss chapters 27 & 28 of Robert Jordan's The Great Hunt from the Wheel of Time series! This week Rand’s party wonder if you’ve ever felt like a plastic bag, Perrin's group are on the Hunt for Red October and we discover which one of us has been missing marshmallows? 21 - The Shadow in the Night 22 - A New Thread in …
 
Next Tuesday sees the election for the next US president in a contest that many believe to be the most important in decades. Can Donald Trump, against the odds, succeed in getting four more years? Or will the American people, through their extraordinary method of electing a president, prefer a safe pair of hands in Joe Biden?Mick was joined by Prof…
 
Following on from last week's show about East Clare, we're moving westward through the Fergus Valley region, out to the Atlantic coastline by Milltown Malbay and then southwards to the Loophead peninsula. This area covers a wide range of ground and has several, distinct parameters that separate them from each others. From the Kerry/Limerick-influen…
 
Following on from last week's show about East Clare, we're moving westward through the Fergus Valley region, out to the Atlantic coastline by Milltown Malbay and then southwards to the Loophead peninsula. This area covers a wide range of ground and has several, distinct parameters that separate them from each others. From the Kerry/Limerick-influen…
 
Although not intended to be a comprehensive study, in this episode I will touch on some basics regarding the East Clare style. Unfortunately, I have not been able to find material of everyone I wished to include, particularly John Naughton. No doubt, I'll make a return to this subject, even if only indirectly, in a future episode.https://shows.acas…
 
Although not intended to be a comprehensive study, in this episode I will touch on some basics regarding the East Clare style. Unfortunately, I have not been able to find material of everyone I wished to include, particularly John Naughton. No doubt, I'll make a return to this subject, even if only indirectly, in a future episode.https://shows.acas…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss chapters 34 & 35 of Robert Jordan's The Great Hunt from the Wheel of Time series! Laugh along with us as Thom has his action movie moment, Padan doesn’t want to share his toys and Loial insists it’s not The Longing, it’s just a little crush. 34 - The Wheel Weaves 35 - Stedding Tsofu…
 
It's another week of Topic Thunder on The Top 10, hosted by John Rocha (@therochasays) and Matt Knost (@mattknost). This show is brought to you by our incredible patrons over at https://www.patreon.com/thetop10. They send in questions/topics and we answer them. It's that simple. If you're a patron then make sure to get your questions in and the ema…
 
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Ulster prop Jack McGrath to discuss his move north and his eventful career to date.McGrath made the choice to leave Leinster for Ulster ahead of the 2019/20 season, and he explains to the lads why he decided to make a move away from his hometown team.He also te…
 
LIVE US ELECTION SHOW: New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd joins Hugh and our Washington correspondent Suzanne Lynch for a special live online edition of Inside Politics, on Thursday October 29th at 7pm.If you're a subscriber, check your email to find out how to avail of a half-price ticket for just €10. Non-subscribers can buy a ticket for €20.T…
 
This week it is the very very spooky* Halloween episode about a terrifying** trek through the Greek underworld. It's definitely not a lighthearted romp where a Greek god makes a podcast, trick-or-treats as Hercules, and emcees a poetry competition. Nope. Not at all. The creatures this week are bogeymen! I don't know why it's pronounced like that th…
 
We're joined by Oisin McQueirns (@McQueirns) this week to discuss Leeds' rise back to the Premier League under the eccentric genius of Marcelo Bielsa. We touch on what he's changed at the club, the roles of Patrick Bamford and Kalvin Phillips and why he should hopefully stick around for another few years (from 24m).With the League of Ireland windin…
 
Huawei introduce censorship on 500 million phones till November 9th Philly Riots Florida Republicans flock to the polls on Monday October 26th Why Ant Group IPO in Shanghai and Hong Kong threatens the World Andrew Cuomo writes a Book on Leadership!!!
 
We have a patron topic on The Top 10, hosted by John Rocha (@therochasays) and Matt Knost (@mattknost), thanks to Angela Dashner who submitted the great idea of Movies Based on a True Story for the 2000's for today's show. Let us know your picks in the links below and thanks for supporting the show! Twitter: @toptenshow Facebook: https://bit.ly/39m…
 
Here is the newest show from The Top 10 called The Golden Ticket, hosted by Matt Knost (@mattknost) and John Rocha (@therochasays)! This is our version of a game show where patrons navigate an entire tournament of foes, and the last person left standing gets to be a guest on The Top 10 and choose that show's topic. It has been a tremendous amount o…
 
In this episode Kathy Sheridan talks to little person Sinéad Burke about her extraordinary activism and her new stigma-busting book Break the Mould. You'll know Burke from such accolades as appearing on the cover of Vogue (Meghan Markle chose her for the gig) and her TED talk 'Why design should include everyone'. She is a writer, academic, influenc…
 
In this episode we return to the the scene of the crime Clonearl bog in Croghan where the body was found. This will help us understand who exactly may have carried out the murder… Sound by Jason Looney Artwork by Keith Hynes Support the show - www.patreon.com/irishpodcast Check out the shop - www.irishhistorypodcast.ie See acast.com/privacy for pri…
 
Copperplate Time 333 presented by Alan O'Leary www.copperplatemailorder.com 1. Bothy Band: Green Groves/Flowers of Red Hill. 1975 2. Open The Door 43: Boyne Water. The Joyous Hour 3. Mulcahy Family: Mullingar Races/Coen’s Memories/Jim Donohue’s. Reelin’ in Tradition4. Caoimhin O’Fearghaill & Paddy Tutty: Tapping Toes/Fr Kelly’s Farewell Flute & Fid…
 
Few names from the Tan War 100 years ago are as well known that of Kevin Barry. His torture and execution by the British at the age of 18 generated huge national and international attention. His name evokes a deep rooted emotional connection to a young man who heroically fought for Irish freedom and lost his life at the end of a hangman’s rope. The…
 
Jack Horgan-Jones, Suzanne Lynch and Denis Staunton join Pat to talk about an eventful week in Ireland's Covid-19 response, the Brexit process and Donald Trump and Joe Biden's race to the White House.LIVE US ELECTION SHOW: New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd joins Hugh and our Washington correspondent Suzanne Lynch for a special live online editi…
 
Jenny Put the Kettle On is a series of informal chats and tunes with traditional gems of Leitrim in conversation with host, Vincent Woods. Vincent interviews several musicians, singers & dancers from Leitrim and surrounding areas that have had a significant & valuable impact on the traditional arts in the locality through their music, song, dance, …
 
In today’s episode Roisin Ingle meets Galway based Erin Darcy the author of a new book called In Her Shoes which tells the stories of women left behind by the Eighth Amendment. In early 2018 Darcy created an online art project, In Her Shoes Women of the 8th to safely and anonymously share private stories of the real and devastating impact of the 8t…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss chapters 32 & 33 of Robert Jordan's The Great Hunt from the Wheel of Time series! Join us as Rand desperately tries to escape a party, we encounter a dangerous new threat and find out why Mat is in such a Pure Mood. 32 - Dangerous Words 33 - A Message from the Dark…
 
It's another week of Topic Thunder on The Top 10, hosted by John Rocha (@therochasays) and Matt Knost (@mattknost). This show is brought to you by our incredible patrons over at https://www.patreon.com/thetop10. They send in questions/topics and we answer them. It's that simple. If you're a patron then make sure to get your questions in and the ema…
 
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Ruaidhri O'Connor to look ahead to Ireland's Six Nations clash with Italy.The lads agree that Andy Farrell has put more of his own stamp on the team, with four players in line to make their debut, including Will Connors and Hugo Keenan who are in from the off.L…
 
From midnight tonight the entire country will move to Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions, resulting in the closure of many businesses, including all non-essential retail. In today’s episode, Cliff Taylor speaks to Arnold Dillon, Director of Retail Ireland about the impact on trading in the run up to Christmas and how the sector will survive further lock…
 
So what is the national Covid-19 policy now? It seems to be: lockdown now, enjoy Christmas, lockdown again. But even that fairly bleak prospect is contingent on a lot of things going according to plan. To talk about the politics that led us to Level 5, the exclusively male composition of the Covid-19 decision makers and the rollercoaster we're faci…
 
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