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

Europe Based Men Diplomacy

S5E2: Giovanni Buttigieg - Ambassador from “The Island of Malta & the Ireland of Malta”

March 27, 2023

From “The Island of Malta and the Ireland of Malta,” Malta’s Ambassador to Ireland tells Irish Stew of the unexpected connections between the island nations of Ireland and Malta, especially for his hometown of Floriana. Amba…

America Based Author Journalism Women

S5E1: Barbara Walsh – Pulitzer Prize Winning Teller Of Stories That Need To Be Told

March 13, 2023

A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, Barbara Walsh started her career in Galway as a newspaper photographer and has gone on to work for newspapers and magazines in Florida, Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire. While at t…

Law Policing

S4E18: Brian McCabe – Defending the Community, from NYPD to AIHS

Feb. 6, 2023

He’s the quintessential New York Irish cop who rose up through the ranks from walking a beat to becoming a highly-ranked detective. He’s also a respected leader of New York’s Irish American community and a man at the center …

Guest: Brian McCabe
America Based Actor Performing Arts

S4E17: Michael Mellamphy – Irish Storyteller on Stage, Screen & Video Games

Jan. 23, 2023

Growing up with one foot in Dublin and the other in Cork, Michael “Mick” Mellamphy now has a foot in Ireland and one in New York, where he’s in starring in Ronán Noone’s The Smuggler at the Irish Repertory Theatre, part of t…

America Based Government Men

S4E16: Ted Smyth - Check In On The Political World

Jan. 2, 2023

Veteran diplomat and C Suite executive, Ted Smyth, joins Martin Nutty, on The Stew for the third time. With the conclusion of the final election of the US Midterm election season, it seemed like a good time to take the polit…

Guest: Ted Smyth
America Based Author Men

S4E15: Peter Quinn - Da Bard of Da Bronx

Dec. 19, 2022

Speechwriter, novelist, essayist, and now memoirist Peter Quinn returns to Irish Stew to share tales from his home borough of New York City and beyond, captured in his new book, Cross Bronx: A Writing Life. Join us as Peter …

Guest: Peter Quinn

Recent Blog Posts

Sometimes You Gotta Get A Bit Geeky: Podcast Chapters

Podcast episodes on Irish Stew are long - we make no apologies for that. Originally when John Lee and I started Irish Stew, we decided to shoot for epi…

OTD: WIlliam Parsons (17 Jun, 1800 - 31 Oct, 1867)

William Parsons, astronomer and 3rd Earl of Rosse was born in York, England on the 17th of June 1800. Parsons is best remembered for his construction of …

OTD: Ray McAnally (Mar 30, 1926 - Jun 15, 1989)

Actor, Ray McAnally was born in Buncrana, Donegal on the 30th of Mar, 1926. He was the winner of 4 BAFTA awards for his work in both film and television.…