Irish Stew Podcast

Irish Stew Podcast

Irish Stew the podcast for the Global Irish Nation featuring interviews with fascinating influencers proud of their Irish Edge. If you're Irish born or hyphenated Irish, this is the podcast that brings all the Irish together

Recent Episodes

Irish Based Business Women

S3E7: Val Cummins PhD - Tapping the energy of Coastal Ireland

Dec. 6, 2021

Through her work on the award-winning The Coastal Atlas of Ireland and on harvesting the power of ocean winds, our guest Val Cummins is a compelling advocate for embracing the potential off Ireland’s shores. Just named the b…

Guest: Val Cumins
America Based Actor Arts Author Film Performing Arts

S3E6: Colin Broderick - Searing Storyteller of the Irish

Nov. 22, 2021

Colin Broderick likes to tell stories, needs to tell them, be they dark, dank, and dangerous, be they bright, affirming, and knowing. It’s all there in his new film A Bend in the River , his highly personal tale of a writer …

Irish Based Business Women

S3E5: Clare McGee - Business Whisperer & Derry Girl

Nov. 8, 2021

Clare McGee wears multiple hats, most notably as a principal of Innovate-NI , a management consulting company established 2016 in Derry, Northern Ireland. Along with cofounder Dr. Barney Toal , the company focuses on small b…

Guest: Clare McGee
America Based Business Media Podcasting Men

S3E4: Paul Finnegan - Community Leader for the Irish in NY

Oct. 25, 2021

For Paul Finnegan it all goes back to his hometown of Galway City, “a small city but I refuse to call it a town” he says and a “crucible of many great things,” notwithstanding its reputation for being “where ambition goes to…

Guest: Paul Finnegan
America Based Irish Based History Men

S3E3: Jim Walsh & Damian Shiels - Unearthing Diaspora History

Oct. 11, 2021

How much of our history would remain buried if not for a few intrepid explorers of the past? In this episode we explore little known Irish diaspora stories buried in cemeteries over 1,300 miles apart in Colorado and Georgia.…

America Based Arts Women

S3E2: Natalie Nugent O'Shea - Passionate Purveyor of Irish Arts in America’s Midwest

Sept. 27, 2021

Natalie Nugent O’Shea takes us from St. Paul, Minnesota, around the world with Riverdance, to Dublin to start a family, and then back home to St. Paul where she’d co-found a home for Irish arts and culture in the Midwest, th…

Recent Blog Posts

How Ireland Leverages Soft Power Through Culture

Irish Culture acts as a convening force, it brings people together, providing a shared experience whose power should not be underestimated.

Why You Should Listen to Cartoonist Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly has drawn cartoons for the New Yorker for over 40 year years. She is a legend in the business working for a legendary publication. Naturall…

Why You Should Listen to Diplomat & Executive Ted Smyth

Ted Smyth carved out two successful careers in the Irish diplomatic core and corporate America. My cohost John Lee had gotten to know Ted at Irish Busine…