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Best The Irish Times podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best The Irish Times podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
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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 F ...
 
His family name is derived from a Greek craftsman who created the Labyrinth and designed wings for himself and his son to fly away from the island they were imprisoned in. But Stephen Dedalus, the young hero of James Joyce's first novel, is a young man who rises above his baser instincts and seeks a life devoted to the arts. This quintessential coming of age novel describes the early life of Stephen Dedalus. It is set in Ireland during the nineteenth century which was a time of emerging Iris ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Tired of the same ten songs on the radio? Love Celtic music? Want to feel closer to your Celtic heritage? Welcome to the the virtual Public House for Celtic culture through music. Marc Gunn is a Celtic Geek musician and your guide to honoring our past and adapting for our future . If you have comments and want to chat in the pub, email him. Use #PubSongs when talking about this podcast.
 
David Bouchier’s weekly essays are full of unexpected observations and whimsical opinions. Listeners will relish his entertaining, enlightening, and sometimes exasperated commentaries on the routines that carry us through the year, the surreal rituals of politics, the unsettling experience of foreign travel, and the confusions and comedies of everyday suburban life.
 
Those Conspiracy Guys is an Irish comedy podcast where we discuss all types and genres of conspiracy theories, paranormal happenings and true crime from Atlantean myths to Zapruder films; from ghosts and demons to alien abductions; from werewolves and vampires to CIA assassins and Russian spies. We have a big episode every two weeks, a True Crime show every other week and loads of other stuff every so often and you can head over to the website for details. Our aim is to cast a light into the ...
 
Lord Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was a London-born Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist notable for his work in fantasy. He was influenced by Algernon Swinburne, who wrote the line “Time and the Gods are at strife” in his 1866 poem “Hymn to Proserpine”, as well as by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. In turn, Dunsany’s influence was felt by H. P. Lovecraft and Ursula K. Le Guin. Arthur C. Clarke corresponded with Dunsany between 1944 and 1956. Those ...
 
Discover movies you may have missed and be warned about others you should. Hosts Anderson Cowan (Loveline) and Bryan Bishop (The Adam Carolla Podcast) hash out their contrasting film tastes in the form of weekly Top 5 lists and recent screening reviews of both new and old titles. With numerous recommendations each episode, The Film Vault is entertainment about entertainment and as a result is a show that keeps on giving.
 
The shift is a sex and dating podcast with an Irish comedy flavour. Comedians Katie Boyle and Des Bishop are trying to navigate the crazy world of Sex and Dating on both sides of the Atlantic. They represent, two generations, two nationalities, and two genders and both have a desire to make sense of the shift in attitudes around sex and dating in both their lifetimes.
 
What does today sound like? Fergal's got a good idea, and it goes a little something like this: the biggest hits on Irish radio right now, side by side with the classic songs you love. The sort of music you really want to hear, right when you want to hear it, with lots of big promotions and daily competitions to make today a good one.
 
Charlotte is known for banking and football. But what can be said of the Charlotte music scene? Join award-winning host Joni Deutsch for Amplifier, the new music podcast from WFAE, where we shine a light on the artists who call Charlotte home. You just might find a new favorite song along the way.
 
We explore ideas and practices once believed to be true but no longer. Each dead idea is explored in all its glorious eccentricity. For example, discover miasma, the theory that plague comes from stinky air; or the medical diagnosis of hysteria, which holds that women's wombs wander around their bodies causing trouble. Join us on a fun romp through the history of ideas that didn’t quite stand the test of time.
 
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In this episode, Róisín Ingle spoke with Dr. Zoë Lynch, a young Irish doctor who has just returned home to Ireland having spent the last two years living and working in Australia. After hearing the HSE’s plea for medical professionals to “be on call for Ireland”, Zoë dropped everything and set about trying to get the next flight home. Zoë was instr…
 
Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day, so for The Last Word on Music we asked John Caddell and Dee Reddy to pick their favourite Irish albums of all time.Here's what they chose:Dee's ChoicesDamien Rice - OAsh - 1977Villagers - Becoming A JackalThe Divine Comedy - Fin de SiècleSinead O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't GotJohn's ChoicesU2 - Achtung Baby…
 
Dr Ed Coughlan (@DrSkillAcq) has vast experience on GAA touchlines as well as working as a practice coach with top golfers all over the world. He lectures in sports science at CIT and UCD. On this podcast, he discusses how athletes and coaches can use the unprecedented shutdown on collective training to reset and reeducate and actually come back a …
 
In this episode, Michael looks into the history of money and how the economy works. Mentions in the episode:- Coming off the gold standard- Fractional banking system- Understanding why central banks are printing money- Understanding that most of the money in our society is actually debt, not physical cash. He talks about how he is trying to leverag…
 
Josh, Jude, and Brendan are soaking up the social distancing life with no shirts, pajama pants, a bottle of back pills and bourbon (as a group effort). Following the governmental guidelines for these times, we sat down to talk about the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. In this episode: We pat ourselves on the back for an excellent game watch of the 09 ba…
 
Katie and Des are joined on a zoom meeting with Sophie Jones who is a sex and relationship therapist who has a lot of experience dealing with psycho-sexual issues. She also works on promoting better sexual health particularly around testing. A lot of listeners sent us questions for her on instagram and she had some great answers. Katie also grills …
 
Are you looking for some new podcasts to help you pass the time at home?Robyn Keleghan of the Communications Clinic (and formerly of The Last Word team) and Dave Hanratty, journalist and broadcaster with the No Encore podcast, joined us to give their recommendations.Robyn's ChoicesFake HeiressBelievedThe Nobody ZoneCastawayStardustDave's ChoicesThe…
 
Permanent TSB is extending cashback for transactions, with over 12,000 customers set to receive 10 cent for every purchase they make by card in April and May.The offer applies to people with an Explore current account and includes purchases made using contactless payments.Ian Guider, markets editor of The Business Post, joined us for our daily busi…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating huge difficulties for many businesses.But there are some companies who have come up with innovative ways of providing medical assistance and care during this time.Paul Collins is sales manager at Bolgers Engineering, which has created 25 new jobs as it ramps up the manufacture of ventilators.John Browne is the foun…
 
Various restrictions are now in place to try to slow the spread of COVID-19.But is it now time to consider closing our borders?We were joined by Dr Paddy Mallon, consultant at St Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin and professor of microbial diseases at UCD, and defence analyst Declan Power, to discuss whether this would be a good idea.Listen t…
 
It’s been just over a month since Donald Trump tweeted for the first time about the coronavirus—saying, in essence, that the virus did not pose a substantial threat to the United States. Why did he so dramatically underplay the risks of COVID-19? “With Trump, sometimes the answer is pretty transparent,” The New Yorker’s Washington correspondent, Su…
 
Viruses have been a plague on the human race forever. The common cold, of course, is the most familiar virus of them all, but even a cold can be deadly. Beethoven caught a cold when he was going to visit his mother on a freezing winter night, and he died. But there are at least five thousand more of these aggravating little monsters and, as we’ve s…
 
The painter's recipes go up for auction... Sotheby’s is about to put a trove of Georgia O'Keeffe items up for sale. While the auction will include paintings likely to go for millions of dollars, we're interested in something less valuable, but to us, way more exciting — O'Keeffe's box of grease-stained, handwritten recipes. This week Dan goes to se…
 
It was another eventful weekend. To help make sense of the reasons for the new restrictions, and to understand how prepared our system is for a surge in cases of a virus that is proving difficult to thwart, we talk to health editor Paul Cullen. Featuring discussion of the availability of ICU beds, the shortage of protective equipment and the promis…
 
Anyone familiar with what is called "old-time" music knows the name Bruce Molsky. As a fiddler, singer, and guitar and banjo player, he has helped keep traditional American folk music alive and well for the better part of fifty years. I interviewed Bruce at the Oly Old-Time Music Festival in Olympia, Washington, in 2016.…
 
SWAPCAST - On this episode I chat very openly with Eve Darcy about life, love, having a head and generally what its like being a person! If you'd like to hear more about what makes me tick and not hear anything at all about conspiracy theories (maybe a tiny bit) then have a listen. This is a super personal and existential chat about the world and h…
 
SWAPCAST - On this episode I join Jeffrey Wilson and Pat Miletich on their podcast The Conspiracy Farm to chat about all the most modern Corona Virus shenanigans. We talk about origins; international policy; economic fluctuation among other things and we get into the weirdness going on in Hollywood and The White House around all this unprecedented …
 
So we did it, we finally started “The B Show” after all these years! This week is the first in a 5 part series of single elimination tournaments where we pick the best of the best to go head-to-head. We each have a vote on the matchups, we each have one “Golden Buzzer” to automatically advance our pick to the next round or to use strategically. In …
 
We talk about the first episode(s) of the new season of Dark Side of The Ring. The Chris Benoit story has newly released details making it even more grim than anybody had previously known. Also, guys….cancel WrestleMania! With Roman Reigns and many others now off the show just cancel the thing!If this is your first time listening to us check out ou…
 
RTÉ have announced an Operation Transformation spin-off, to be broadcast next month, which aims to help people stay healthy as they go through self-isolation.The series was originally due to be called Operation Covid Nation. However, following a backlash, the name has now been changed to Operation Transformation: Keeping Well Apart.But is the new n…
 
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