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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 ...
 
Jarlath Regan presents An Irishman Abroad, a selection of diverse weekly podcasts featuring the greatest Irish people of all time talking about their lives, politics, health, wellness and everything in between. Along with regular contributors Sonia O’Sullivan (Irishman Running Abroad), Marion McKeone (Irishman In America) and Tom Dunne (Selection Box), these podcasts are renowned for the depth and quality of its long form interviews. Previous guests include Brian O'Driscoll, Sir Bob Geldof, ...
 
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 ...
 
Covid Lives is a podcast series that looks at Irish lives during this extraordinary time in history. The 16 part series will see host Gavin Dowd speaking with people all across the country who have unique and meaningful stories to tell about their lives during the Covid pandemic. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to your podcasts to get the most up-to-date and relevant Coronavirus information. Produced by UrbanMedia Hosted by Gavin Dowd
 
The Irish Beer Snob Podcast is an audio experience that discusses the artisan food & craft beer scenes in Ireland by one of Ireland's leading Craft Beer writers, Wayne Dunne - better known as 'The Irish Beer Snob'. Joined by his wife, Janice Dunne this series contains the latest news, reviews, interviews & thoughts of the Team IrishBeerSnob & guests.
 
Irish Stories is a weekly podcast which consists of original stories set in Ireland. Each story is a serialized work of historical, literary fiction imbued with a touch of folklore. Each story will consist of several episodes. All stories are written by and performed by the author, M. Maureen O'Callaghan. Irish Stories begins with "All Those Things Revealed", a story set in 19th century Ireland. It involves the little-known tradition of the Priest Woman. Take a step back in time and visit Ol ...
 
All welcome to the personal journal of the "Gift of The Gab" Zone where everything is just grand! Presented by Alysia nic Mahuna expect to hear about the culture and history of Eire and it's "Clans" of the past, present and future. Irish Folklore stories will unfold and poems will be told and the beers are served after the #lockin We will be here putting out the Gab a couple of times a week, so keep an eye out..not literally but I hope you get me drift!
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
A podcast that explores the unexplained and explains the unexplored, Blurry Photos seeks the facts behind the fiction of the world’s most fascinating, unbelievable, and chilling mysteries and legends. Focusing on lesser-known topics of Forteana, conspiracy, history, and folklore, Blurry Photos is driven by the desire for a better understanding of fringe subjects through research, storytelling, and rational thinking. Prepare your butts, because it’s time to learn something weird.
 
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.
 
Welcome to Reel History! On this podcast we talk about historical movies and television shows, anything that claims to be based on a true story, and we check – how bad did they mess it up? What was life actually like during that time period? That’s why we’re here – to separate the real history from the Reel History! Hosted by two Irish history buffs and a Swede who doesn’t know anything about history. Part of the Shows What You Know podcast network. Follow us @Reel_History and don’t forget t ...
 
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 ...
 
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!
 
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Cliff Taylor talks to Irish Times business reporter Barry O’Halloran and director of Shannon Chamber and former CEO of Shannon Development Kevin Thompstone about the closure of Stobart Air and the outlook for Irish aviation and regional connectivity. Thompstone also details the business case put forward to Government, which sets out the urgent need…
 
21 years on from her book Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People, Susan McKay revisits the lives of that community in her new book Northern Protestants: On Shifting Ground. She talks to Hugh about the strong forces now acting on northern Protestants, Unionists and Loyalists.By Inside Politics
 
In this latest episode of the Irish Beer Snob podcast, we catch up with long time friend of the show David Guilfoyle, head brewer of Dundalk Bay Brewery naturally enough from Dundalk, Co Louth in the North East of Ireland. We chat through his brewing pedigree to his current home. While chatting we drank the following beers from Brewmaster Haus Part…
 
Legendary Rugby Union International and British & Irish Lion fly half Ollie Campbell talks to Gary Cooke. Ollie played flyhalf for Ireland from 1976 to 1984. He is most well known for his role in orchestrating Ireland's Triple Crown victory at the 1982 Five Nations Championship, breaking a drought of over 30 years. Ollie chats about his younger day…
 
Led by head coach Brian Kelly, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have gone 43-8 the last four seasons. Kelly's reputation has certainly seen a jump. A recent article from CBS Sports ranked him as the 5th best coach in college football. In the latest podcast we start off by talking about where Kelly should rank among top current coaches in the game. Tha…
 
Mark Weiss reports from Jerusalem where there is a possibility of a ceasefire between Hamas militants in Gaza and Israel. What needs to happen to make a ceasefire work, and how do Israelis feel about the conflict that has claimed many more Palestinian than Israeli lives and been met with widespread condemnation as disproportionate?…
 
Ryanair along with a number of airports in Britain is taking the UK government to court.The Irish airline is calling for increased transparency on what are the metrics of the travel system.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/17184915/TLW170621Biz.mp3"][/audio]Journalist, Broadcaster and Columnist with The Business Post Ian Guider…
 
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that house prices were substantially lower than in 2007.Varadkar pointed to the fact that people can't get mortgage approval as the problem.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/17180715/TLW170621HousePrices.mp3"][/audio]Michael Dowling of Dowling Financial and Labour Spokesperson for Housi…
 
An Irish Times opinion poll today found that the government have a 53% approval rating.According to the poll, Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country at the moment.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/17182527/TLW170621SinnFein.mp3"][/audio]Political Editor of the Irish Times Pat Leahy joined The Last Word to …
 
This week is Men's Health Week which aims to encourage men to attend the doctor more often.On average men present less often and later in illness than women do.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/17174415/TLW170621MensHealth.mp3"][/audio]Dr Brian Higgins GP at Galway Primary Care joined Matt on The Last Word on Health to discuss …
 
With her book ‘Shy: How being quiet can lead to success’, author and journalist Annie Ridout has written a practical guide which teaches us to recognise shyness as a gift and something to be embraced, rather than fixed. Róisín talks to Ridout and our co-producer Suzanne Brennan, who is a shy person, about this often misunderstood attribute. Also in…
 
Stuart Broad has urged the ICC to review the use of soft signals after New Zealand opener Devon Conway controversially survived a claimed catch by Zak Crawley. This follows comments from India Captain Virat Kohli on DRS where he says 'umpire's call creates a lot of confusion'. The Stumped team debate whether there is still a need in the game for so…
 
Notre Dame's cornerback depth chart is considered a concern heading into the season, but the group has talent, and a chance to prove it can be a strength of the 2021 squad. We talk big picture cornerback overview, we talk about each player and also talk about the talented freshman class. Following that we have a live Q&A with Irish Breakdown listen…
 
When Dawn Behan decided to set up her own bookstore in a small rural town in Ireland there were plenty of people eager to tell her it would not work. Five years on the shop has been named independent book shop of the year, hosted author events with the likes of Graham Norton and become an essential pillar of the community. Today in the fourth insta…
 
This week's Culture Club inductee is Drag Artist and Bar Owner Panti Bliss.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/16192818/TLW160621PantiBliss.mp3"][/audio]Favourite SingleMary's Boy Child by Boney MFavourite AlbumOff The Wall by Michael JacksonBest GigMitch Hedberg at Kilkenny Cat LaughsFavourite ArtistDolly PartonFavourite FilmThe…
 
Organisers announced today that Electric Picnic will go ahead from 24th to the 26th of September.As of now there is no line up for the festival and the capacity for the event is still unknown.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/16185707/TLW160621EP.mp3"][/audio]Dave Hanratty of the No Encore podcast joined The Last Word to discus…
 
Dr Tony Holohan defended his stance on Antigen testing before the Oireachtas today.Many European countries accept Antigen tests whereas currently in Ireland it must be a PCR test.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/16181614/TLW160621PCR.mp3"][/audio]Joining Matt on the program today was Fionn Davenport, Group Editor for Irish Tra…
 
Savills Estate Agents required individuals to provide ''Proof of Funds'' in order to view property.A Savills statement said that this is in line with Covid regulation and minimises congregation.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/16172010/TLW160621Savills.mp3"][/audio]Personal finance editor with the Irish Independent Charlie Wes…
 
Notre Dame lost two tight ends from its 2020 squad that are now in the NFL, but despite those losses the Irish tight ends should once again be loaded in 2021. In the latest episode we break down the depth chart, beginning with standout sophomore Michael Mayer. We talk about Mayer's talent but also about how he needs to be used now that he has more …
 
In the latest segment with WSBT Sportsbeat with Darin Pritchett we discuss a number of Notre Dame and college football topics. To begin we break down Notre Dame All-American safety Kyle Hamilton. We talk about his junior season and how he projects to the NFL. That is followed by analysis of quarterback Jack Coan, and how he should be ranked coming …
 
We're back in the story of the Monkey King and the Journey to the West. After picking up Sandy, the sand monster and final member of their party, the guys haven't seen a soul for two months. All that will change with a mysterious stop in the forest. The creature is the Wilser dragon, where the only thing more dangerous than fighting it...is killing…
 
Robert Courtney was an upstanding Kansas City pharmacist and family man who was deeply devoted to his church. Courtney owned and operated two pharmacies and was perceived as an innovative businessman. His wealth was apparent to people in Kansas City in the 90’s— he lived in a $700,000 home and collected sports cars. It all came crashing down in 200…
 
Significant funding has been set aside to help festivals such as Body and Soul and Electric Picnic.A breakdown of how much each festival was given, with Electric Picnic receiving €400,000.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/15212645/TLW150621Music.mp3"][/audio]Matt is joined by broadcaster Dee Reddy and Music News contributor Joh…
 
There is a growing concern over when people will receive their second AstraZeneca Vaccine.Some individuals in at-risk groups are still waiting on their second jab, with no clarity as to when.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/15210532/TLW150621AstraZeneca.mp3"][/audio]Professor of Experimental Immunology at Trinity College Dubli…
 
Matt was on site at the Convention Centre to talk with the MICA Protesters today.Professor Paul Dunlop told Matt how he discovered recently that his house has to be demolished.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/15205147/TLW150621MICA.mp3"][/audio]Padraig McLochlainn Sinn Fein TD for Donegal and Fianna Fail Senator Lisa Chambers …
 
Cameron McCormick, writer on marine monster mysteries and sea serpent superfan, drops into the cabin to talk about the work and influence of Bernard Heuvelmans, remembered as the 'father of cryptozoology.' Heuvelmans was important as an early figure in the codification of cryptozoology, but many of his ideas were to remain unique to him in the deca…
 
Daniel's Facebook account was disabled over the weekend.Just after reporting a suspicious friend request to Facebook, he found his account was disabled.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/15184713/TLW150621BannedFacebook.mp3"][/audio]Recently Facebook has banned or temporarily disabled accounts based on objectionable content and …
 
You’ve heard of Julius Caesar right? Sure you have, you don’t live under a rock. That’s a good start as our second episode on Rome covers the First Triumvirate. Caesar and his pals – history’s richest man Crassus and the swashbuckling Pompey the Great – came together to run roughshod over the ailing Republic. But who were they before they took poli…
 
Shooz and Cornelius chat about if we already live in a simulation. Who or what would run such a simulation? Is it intelligent? Enjoy! Hello players, this was an episode I recorded a few weeks back with Conspiracy Jon. It was unplanned and completely off the cuff. It flowed like a river into the ocean. Enjoy. Insta @Corneliusthe comic Twitter @Comed…
 
If Sonia was a member of the A-Team she would have pointed out to Hannibal that it’s not really a plan until you write it down. This week Jarlath gets more guidance from the Irish sporting icon on how to properly plan a week of running. Regardless of where you are with your progress, Sonia’s insight into what should form the basis of your run plan …
 
If Sonia was a member of the A-Team she would have pointed out to Hannibal that it’s not really a plan until you write it down. This week Jarlath gets more guidance from the Irish sporting icon on how to properly plan a week of running. Regardless of where you are with your progress, Sonia’s insight into what should form the basis of your run plan …
 
Since ancient times many in Ireland believe that the veil between the physical world and the spiritual world becomes thinnest at certain times of year or when in the presence of certain places or people. This was most certainly the case when myself and Sheila sat down with spiritual medium, Joy Connolly, to hear her story and wisdom she offers. Don…
 
The animals of the Titanic episode photos are on our instagram page, comment below to contribute your thoughts. Contact us if you have a little known Irish or British crime we should cover in future episodes. Instagram Email LinkTree Me time: @pukkaherbs @marksandspencer @neutrogena Episode References: Wikipedia https://www.history.com/topics/early…
 
Notre Dame held its first official visit weekend of the 2022 class, and the Irish had a number of very talented and very important recruits on campus. We recap how things went, tell you what our sources are telling us and wrap up why it was a "great" weekend for the Irish football program.By Irish Breakdown, Bryan Driskell
 
The Pharmaceutical industry employs 35,000 people in Ireland directly as of today.In 1954 Glaxo pharmaceuticals opened a plant in Grand Canal Street Dublin.Glaxo then went on to become part of the juggernaut that is Glaxo Smith Klein.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/14195343/TLW140621Pharmacy.mp3"][/audio]Pat McCarthy, author …
 
Refusal by a person to provide Garda with their phone password may become a criminal offence.The Garda Síochána Powers Bill is to be published by Minister for Justice Heather Humphreys.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/14191656/TLW140621GardaPowers.mp3"][/audio]Liam Herrick, executive director of the Irish Council for Civil Lib…
 
Boris Johnson has announced a four-week delay to the easing of Covid restrictions in England.The ending of social distancing rules in England was planned for the 21st of June.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/14184722/TLW1406Boris.mp3"][/audio]Nick Ferrari, Presenter of Nick Ferrari at Breakfast on LBC radio joined Matt to disc…
 
Bill Kelly is the MD of Kelly's Resort Hotel in County Wexford. He regularly hosts wine tastings at the hotel, visits vineyards in France with his staff every year, and has been importing wines for thirty-five years. The wine cellars and lists at both his hotel and Bistro are renowned. He began an on-line wine business during the pandemic in 2020 a…
 
This year's Miss Cryptid Contest winds to a close with our final 3 contestants! Another smattering of worldly folklore is in store with the Mushussu, Oregon Bandage Man, and Curupira. Join David as he takes you to ancient Sumeria to learn about the Splendor Serpent. Hop over to Oregon for a short but terrifying urban legend. And head back to South …
 
Through 1920 Terence MacSwiney became the most well known Irish republican across the world. Elected as Lord Mayor of Cork in March, he was arrested in August and began the longest hunger-strike in Irish history at the time. The story of this battle of wills between MacSwiney and the British Authorities proved a crucial moment in the war and is an …
 
Copperplate Time 360 Presented by Alan O'Leary www.copperplatemailorder.com 1. Bothy Band: Green Groves. After Hours 2. Frankie Gavin’s 20’s Orch: Coach Road to Sligo. By Heck 3. Nancy Costello: Swinging on the Gate/The Skylark. Draoicht na Feadoige4. Delores Keane: Galway Bay. Best of 5. Paddy Carty: Galway Bay. Paddy Carthy & Connor Tully 6. Mick…
 
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