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My name is Derek Burke a radio presenter, producer and researcher from Ireland. I present two radio shows weekly in Ireland both shows are uploaded to this podcast. One show is a two hour Indie Music show and the other show Also is a Classic Hits Show featuring music from 80’s, 90’s and 00’s along with a newly or recently released Irish song of the week. All the show details are; Derek Burke’s Simply The Decades Radio Show on Dublin’s Tomorrow Radio - www.tomorrowradio.com Wednesdays from 12 ...
 
From the Norman Invasion to the War of Independence, the Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through the most fascinating stories in Ireland's past. Whether it’s the siege of Dublin in 1171 or gun battles in the 1920s, the podcast vividly recreates a sense of time and place. Each episode is meticulously researched creating character driven narratives that are engaging and accessible for all. Since the first episode was released back in 2010, the podcast has covered scores of fascin ...
 
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The Fine Ale Countdown

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The Fine Ale Countdown is a comedy-cum-(hehehe)-beer review podcast, thrown together by 5 friends who used to performed sketch comedy together. The only catch is none of them know anything about beer, and it’s really just an excuse to meet up and drink. Surprisingly entertaining to listen to. New Episode out every Thursday at 8pm (Irish Time). You can reach the show via Twitter or Instagram @FAleCountdown.
 
As journalists born and raised in Derry, Mary Minihan and Freya McClements have always been interested in the different identities that belong to the people of Ireland. In this podcast series from The Irish Times, they talk to interesting people about identity, culture and the experiences that shaped them. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
There was a dark time in Irish history when having a drink in a pub with some friends required the additional purchase of a “substantial meal.” Countless nights of talking absolute nonsense were lost. To combat this, three friends decided to crank up their Windows XP-powered Dell computers and get drunk together online from the squalor of their own homes. Join two of Ireland’s funniest comedians, Justine Stafford and Martin Angolo, along with Ireland’s least-known actor Dermot Ward, as they ...
 
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 ...
 
Join Best Selling Author Drew Hannush as he talks with the founders, distillers, authors, historians, and brand ambassadors that lead us to a greater understanding of the whiskies we love - and the ones we should know more about. Drew not only explores the history of bourbon, scotch, rye, and other world whiskies, he seeks to broaden our understanding of styles, regions, and the distiller's craft through deep dives with those in the know. Each episode is meant to be as pertinent today as it ...
 
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 ...
 
All In is an Irish panel-based business show. Tapping into the business news cycle and analysing topical business trends, All In provides Irish business people with unrivalled insights and industry savvy to stay ahead of the game.
 
We watch films and flog dead horses, so you don't have to. Is this week's film choice a complete waste of your viewing time? Much like Flogging/Beating a dead horse is...Get it? Anywho...Bone dry humour, an Irish woman's potty mouth & petty squabbling await. As our Greek mate Sophocles once said: "Nay, allow the claim of the dead; stab not the fallen; what prowess is it to FilmFlog the slain anew?" So, grab your whip of choice, mount your dead steed and let's ride!
 
“It’s a Conspiracy!” The podcast where we lay out the beliefs behind selected conspiracy theories, alternative accounts, legends, myths and more. We will do our best to explain these without offering opinions on validity, accuracy, etc until the end of the episode where we will give a brief opinion or comment on each.
 
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It is hard to overstate John Teeling's impact on the Irish whiskey industry. He took on an Irish whiskey monopoly and helped bring interest back into a dying industry. Then after selling his distillery, he bought another and this one is fostering the growth of the modern Irish whiskey craft industry - supplying fine spirits to new distilleries look…
 
Christopher Luxon and the National Party have found themselves in a pickle over our abortion laws. It comes as MP Simon O’Connor was asked to take down a post celebrating the overturning of Roe v Wade in the US and Luxon’s comments on abortion resurface as he vows not to reverse legislation on the issue. Labour MP Paul Eagle is running for Wellingt…
 
Employers are being asked to loosen their approach to medical certificates for sick leave among staff. GPs say having people coming into clinics while sick every time a medical certificate is needed is taking its toll on an already overwhelmed workforce. They say that schools and workplaces should think about waiving the certificate requirement or …
 
The Group of Seven economic powers are set to commit themselves to supporting Ukraine in the long haul, with the U.S. preparing to announce the purchase of an advanced surface-to-air missile system for Kyiv, as leaders meet in the German Alps and confer by video link with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The G-7 leaders will begin Monday's …
 
Covid had struck both the All Blacks and the Irish camps ahead of their first test this weekend. So far, one Irish player, two All Blacks midfielders and three All Blacks coaches have had to isolate after testing positive. As a result, former Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has been called in to help the All Blacks. Former All Blacks coach John Hart join…
 
Jacinda Ardern is on her way to Europe. One of the issues on her mind in particular is the FTA with the EU, particularly with milk and cheese. The Dairy Companies Association reckons the EU is “doubling down on keeping its market almost entirely shut to New Zealand dairy exporters.” NZME Business Commentator Fran O'Sullivan joined Heather du Plessi…
 
If I was Christopher Luxon, I’d be wheeling out Simon O’Connor and forcing him to apologise. Not for his views on abortion, he’s entitled to whatever view he wants, but for being a dickhead about it. Personally, I’m not speaking from what I want. I don’t mind his Facebook post saying “Today is a good day” because while I disagree with him, I accept…
 
MPs have had their say in the overturning of Roe v Wade. Nanaia Mahuta called out the decision, despite her voting against legislation to decriminalise abortion. Meanwhile, Grant Robertson wrote a lengthy post on social media on Sunday explaining his reaction to the decision while recounting on his own experiences. Robertson says Labour has deliver…
 
An anti-monarchist group says New Zealand may ditch the Royal Family as our head of state in the not too distant future. Prince Charles has given the green light to any Commonwealth country if they want to become a republic if it wants to. 15 countries currently have the Queen as their head of state, including New Zealand. New Zealand Republic chai…
 
The Ukrainian community is disappointed our Prime Minister won't meet with Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Jacinda Ardern says she turned down an invitation due to travel commitments, but it doesn't change New Zealand's commitment to supporting the country. Ukraine Association spokesperson Anton Stafurin told Heather du Plessis-Allan if she turned down the me…
 
Claims it's better to support a woman to have a baby rather than terminate the pregnancy. This from an American anti-abortion activist after the US Supreme Court removed legal protection for the right to an abortion. It's opened the door for individual states to ban terminations, sparking widespread domestic protests and global outrage. Students Fo…
 
Grant Robertson has come out strongly in the abortion debate in wake of the Roe v Wade overturning. At today's post-Cabinet, he accused Luxon of political spin in wake of statements over the weekend saying he would not seek to change New Zealand’s abortion laws. The calls come after Luxon instructed MP Simon O’Connor was instructed to remove an ant…
 
NSW Police has a message for climate activists who caused chaos for Monday morning commuters in Sydney – expect a knock on your door. Protesters took to the streets of the CBD in an unauthorised demonstration to protest political inaction on climate change. Terrifying aerial vision has captured the moment one vehicle ignored traffic controllers, dr…
 
Joe Schmidt has been called in to help coach the All Blacks in their first test against Ireland at Eden Park on Saturday after a Covid outbreak in camp. Schmidt was not due to start his selector/analyst role with the All Blacks until the Rugby Championship but after head coach Ian Foster, forwards coach John Plumtree and defence coach Scott McLeod …
 
Rongotai Labour MP Paul Eagle has finally confirmed he’s having a go at the Wellington mayoralty. Eagle will take a leave of absence from Parliament for three months between July and the election. He says he’s going to donate his salary to charity during that time. Political commentator and Massey University Associate Professor Grant Duncan joined …
 
In part 2 of Murder at Mother Mountain Ellen’s life changes forever on March 10th 1846 when the violence that overshadowed her life finally comes to her door... Support the show www.patreon.com/irishpodcast https://plus.acast.com/s/irishhistory This week's special supporters are M Renee D Mosier A Dacy A O'Brien M Kelly J A C McGowan K L. Daly E La…
 
http;//www.copperplatemailorder.com Copperplate Time 402 Presented by Alan O'Leary www.copperplatemailorder.com 1. Bothy Band: Green Groves of Erin/Flowers of Red Hill. After Hours 2. Le Cheile: Seanamhach Tube Station/Jui’s/The Munster Buttermilk. Out of the West 3. Brian Hughes & Dave Sheridan: May Bán/In Good Tenor However Long the Day 4. Andy I…
 
The Collectors Story I have known Tom Hartley for 55 years. During that time he has given decades of service to the republican cause. He has been an organiser, a writer, a propagandist, a leader. During the anti-internment protests of the early 1970s, and then the H-Block/Armagh campaign he was in the front line No Smoking Back in the day my genera…
 
In this book club episode, Niamh Towey, Bernice Harrison, Róisín and Ann Ingle discuss Trespasses by Derry writer Louise Kennedy. Set in Belfast, during the Troubles, it explores the relationship between a young Catholic woman and a married Protestant barrister. The group also share their summer reading recommendations. See acast.com/privacy for pr…
 
Irish swimming legend and campaigner for justice, Dr. Gary O'Toole sits down with to talk on the podcast this week. Gary explains his complicated relationship with the sport of swimming and how it has changed over the years. We look into George Gibney's efforts to preempt Gary's attempt to gather a case against him and the grotesque way in which Ir…
 
Irish swimming legend and campaigner for justice, Dr. Gary O'Toole sits down with to talk on the podcast this week. Gary explains his complicated relationship with the sport of swimming and how it has changed over the years. We look into George Gibney's efforts to preempt Gary's attempt to gather a case against him and the grotesque way in which Ir…
 
We went to Amsterdam on holiday and met up with one of our favourite Irish internet personalities, Cork comedian Ronan Brosnan, AKA Shite Guides, AKA The Delivery Boy, AKA a very sound lad altogether. We discussed Amsterdam, Cork, the boring paintings of Johannes Vermeer, and the exciting thefts of the boring paintings of Johannes Vermeer by the Ra…
 
“Daddy long-legs,” Leo goes, pointing at quite literally nothing. “It’s a focking daddy long-legs.” I’m like, “For the fifteenth time, Leo, it’s not a daddy long-legs. It’s a crack in your glasses from when Johnny hit you across the face with the griddle pan.” See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Joe Biden says yesterday's ruling ‘should trouble us all’ as the conservative Supreme Court majority struck down laws requiring ‘proper cause’ to carry guns in public. Marion unpicks what just happened and explains why these rogue judges are intent on bringing America back to the 50s. It's a bombshell piece of news that makes it hard to talk about …
 
Cork writer Louise O’Neill’s latest book Idol delves into the heart and mind of a super influencer in the wellness world. In this episode she talks to Róisín Ingle about the book, her third novel for adults, and the thorny topics it throws up like consent, eating disorders, cancel culture and the authenticity of influencers. We also hear from Alice…
 
For our final episode before Dublin Pride's biggest weekend, we're talking to Philly McMahon and Philip Connaughton about their new production, Party Scene, which examines chemsex and community. Plus, Andrea and Una give their verdicts on J Lo's Halftime (and her giant bejazzled coffee cup), and Roisin Murphy held hands with Andrea, so now they're …
 
Tomorrow is the very first public holiday to celebrate Matariki. In March the Government announced $100,000 in funding will be given to the Matariki Festival in the Mackenzie District. It’s one of two Matariki festivals to receive government funding. Mackenzie Tourism Development Manager Lydia Stoddart joined Heather du Plessis-Allan. LISTEN ABOVE…
 
A proposed bylaw in Tasman District Council is causing outrage. The proposed law will require farmers to hold sheep 50m back from a road while shifting stock until all cars have driven past. Federated Farmers Nelson Provincial President Stephen Todd says it could end up being an unworkable joke. The Country host Jamie Mackay joined Heather du Pless…
 
Britain faces the second of three national railway strikes Thursday after new negotiations between union and employers ended in deadlock. The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union accused the government of “wrecking” Wednesday’s talks and said the 24-hour walkout by 40,000 cleaners, signalers, maintenance workers and station staff would go ahead as pl…
 
Air New Zealand has announced it's relaunching 14 international routes in 16 days. It will have three-quarters of its international and domestic routes up and running by July 9th. Houston, Honolulu, and Tahiti are among the destinations that are being restarted from Auckland, while flights to Fiji and Australia are restarting from Christchurch, Que…
 
It is the worst time to be a first homebuyer since 1957 apparently. Infometrics say millennials are signing up to a lifetime of debt and they're likely to be much worse off than baby boomers. They say the two key factors for this are the average proportion of a household's income needed to service the loan throughout the mortgage and the expected i…
 
Are we running this country on Blu-Tack and paperclips? We almost had power cuts again this morning and apparently we need to get used to it because this is just the way our winters are going to be from now on. So what happened was that Transpower issued a grid emergency just before 8am warning that we might not have enough electricity to power the…
 
New Zealand's first alcohol free bottleshop has opened in Auckland. It aims to remove some of the stigmas surrounding people who don't drink alcohol. Power grid problems continue to plague New Zealand winters. Transpower declared a "grid emergency" this morning when there was an unexpected loss of electricity generation caused by a gas turbine extr…
 
New Zealand now has it's first-ever alcohol free bottleshop. AF Drinks (Alcohol Free) opened today on Ponsonby Road. It hopes to remove some of the stigmas attached to those who don't drink alcohol. AF Drinks founder Lisa King joined Heather du Plessis-Allan. LISTEN ABOVEBy Newstalk ZB
 
Israel Adesanya will not fight in New Zealand again. He made the decision after seeing the treatment of his City Kickboxing teammates by media and police while under Covid-19 restrictions. The Black Caps’ final test in England kicks off tonight. The team will be playing for pride when take on England in their dead rubber test at Headingley in Leeds…
 
Polio has been detected in London for the first time in nearly 40 years. A national incident has been declared after UK health officials detected the virus in London sewage samples. Polio New Zealand president and survivor Brian Robinson told Heather du Plessis-Allan it's likely been passed on from someone jabbed against the virus to another who's …
 
This morning's power woes came close to a repeat of the power cuts which occurred in August last year. Transpower declared a “grid emergency” during the period of peak morning demand. It was due to a mechanical failure at one of Contact Energy’s power plants, a sudden drop in wind speeds, and a drop in power from one of the five turbines at Genesis…
 
A worker from a nearby cafe has detailed the moment bystanders took down a knife-wielding attacker on Auckland's North Shore. Police say the local man is in custody at North Shore Hospital after stabbing and moderately injuring four people at Murrays Bay. He then fled on foot to Mairangi Bay, but was apprehended by bystanders. Montrose Cafe manager…
 
Peter Goodfellow has resigned as National Party President after 13 years at the helm. However, former senior MP Maurice Williamson has criticised the announcement, which came after the party's board nominations had closed, saying it reeks of the "old boys network". Nanaia Mahuta's family members are under investigation. It comes as three of her fam…
 
Lisa Wilkinson has offered to not engage in any further commentary on Brittany Higgins or the man accused of raping her, avoiding an injunction order after her Logies acceptance speech delayed the trial. Bruce Lehrmann has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting Ms Higgins inside Parliament House in 2019. He was due to stand trial in the ACT Supr…
 
Air New Zealand is scrambling to try and recruit staff. The national carrier is offering cash incentives to try and attract people after the Covid exodus. Aviation commentator Irene King told Heather du Plessis-Allan says there is a lot of nervousness about employment in any aviation job at the moment. “There’s just too much uncertainty about: will…
 
Women who choose to leave the workforce or work part-time after having children could be forfeiting between $58,000 and $318,000 in retirement savings, research by NZIER has revealed. The economic consultancy was charged with looking at the key drivers behind the 20 per cent gap between men and women's average KiwiSaver balances by state-owned Kiwi…
 
Based on the available evidence, I can’t see that Fletcher deserves all the hatred it’s copping over the GIB crisis. I know they’re not the most popular corporate from time to time and I suspect there might be some behind-the-scenes stuff we don’t know about, and certainly they should not have 95 percent of the plasterboard market. But, based on wh…
 
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