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Here Are 7 Of The Best Irish Podcasts To Download Right Now

By rosemary

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am


Abbey Talks

The Abbey Theatre hosts a series of talks in situ in its Abbey St residence – but if you don't make it, fear not. The talks then go up online as podcasts. Technology is great, isn't it? 

Abbey Talks Podcast

Not Now, Cato

This podcast, hosted by Adrian Carty, is essentially a whole load of interviews with interesting folk from the world of startups, technology, business – and more. One of our faves is (obvs) with Lovin Dublin bestie, Colin Harmon of 3FE.

Not Now Cato Podcast

Fair Game Podcast

Elaine Buckley and Emily Glen are the bods behind Fair Game Podcast, a podcast that focuses specifically on women in sport. There are some seriously good discussions in the back catalogue, from talk of doping to sports journalism.

Fair Game Podcast Women Sport

The Women's Podcast

Another female-centric listen, The Irish Times' Women's Podcast, by columnist Róisín Ingle, has 50 episodes to listen back to and has become one of the best known – and highly lauded – in the country. If you haven't already, we'd recommend listening to them all some rainy weekend (there'll be one soon, guaranteed).

The Irish Times Womens Podcast

Weekly General Meeting Podcast

For something a little bit different, the General Meeting podcast is hosted by writer-performer Shane Langan and Delorentos' Níal Conlan and revolves around the world of creativity – featuring performances and chats from a whole host of Irish creatives: musicians, comedians, writers... The list goes on.

Weekly General Meeting Podcast

The Alison Spittle Show

There is very little that Alison Spittle touches that doesn't turn to comedy gold, and her eponymous podcast is no different. With only 10 episodes, you've no excuse not to listen to them all. Twice.

Alison Spittle Comedian

Fascinated with Gearoid Farrelly

Another one from the comedy aisle, Gearoid Farrelly's debut podcast episode featured a former member of Honeyz talking about giving it all up to become a midwife. Random? Yes. Enjoyable? 100%.

Gearoid Farrelly 1


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