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

America Based Irish Based History

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…

America Based Business Media Men

S3E1: Vinny Warren - WASSUP with this Irish ad legend?

Sept. 13, 2021

WASSUP? Season III of Irish Stew is WASSUP! We launch with an episode on the Irish ad man responsible for the memorable Budweiser commercial that had people around the world shouting WASSUP--Vinny Warren. Vinny takes you fro…

Guest: Vinny Warren
America Based Government Women

S2E14: Emer Rocke - Irish Diplomat & Irish Soft Power

Aug. 2, 2021

Emer Rocke gives an insider’s perspective on the lives of those most global of Irish citizens, the people of Ireland’s diplomatic corps. The Deputy Ambassador of Ireland to the United States at time of the interview, now Dir…

United Kingdom Based Actor Author Women

S2E13: Janet Behan - Actor, Playwright…and Brendan’s Niece

July 19, 2021

Janet Behan carries on the family tradition of creativity in both her acting and writing. The London-born daughter of Dublin-born playwright Brian Behan & Celia Behan, great niece of the songwriter Peadar Kearney (author of …

Guest: Janet Behan
Irish Based Author Women

Cauvery Madhavan - Novelist connecting Ireland & India

July 5, 2021

Cauvery Madhavan adds Indian spices to this serving of Irish Stew as we trace her journey from Chennai, India to Sligo, Ireland, to County Kildare, and travel back with her to India to explore Irish stories there through her…

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…