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


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 Amhrán na bhFiann, the Irish National Anthem), and niece of the writers Dom…

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 epic novel The Tainted. We talk of race and color in India and Ireland, th…

America Based Law Women

S2E11: Fiona McEntee - American Immigration Attorney

June 21, 2021

A legal advocate for immigration in America, Irish-born, Chicago-based Fiona McEntee is a recognizable media-friendly face and voice in the U.S. immigration conversation through interviews by MSNBC, BBC, CNN, The New York Times, Politico, The Chicago Tribune…and now Irish Stew. She is the founding …

Guest: Fiona McEntee
America Based Sport Men

S2E10: Paddy McGrath Olympic Hammer Coach

June 7, 2021

Dublin born Paddy McGrath represented his native country at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. For many, that pinnacle achievement would represent an end point to the pursuit of glory in an athletic career. Most, who chase perfection in the hammer throwing circle, leave the sport for more lucrative ende…

Guest: Paddy McGrath
Irish Based History Podcasting Men

S2E9: Fin Dwyer - Host of the Irish History Podcast

May 24, 2021

Fin's Links Irish History Podcast Twitter Instagram Episode Details Fin Dwyer has always been interested in history. He grew up in Castlecomer, Kilkenny surrounded by the vestiges of the past and so when he went to college, he pursued this passion, graduating with a master's degree in archaeology.…

Guest: Fin Dwyer
America Based Author History Men

S2E8: Peter Quinn - Interpreter of Irish America

May 10, 2021

With the republication of his epic novel Banished Children of Eve , the Bard of Hastings-on-Hudson Peter Quinn joins us for a sometimes serious, occasionally irreverent, always insightful look into the global Irish identity from the Irish American perspective. We follow the immigrant’s evolution fr…

Guest: Peter Quinn

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Irish Stew and Poetry Recordings

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When Ireland 'changed utterly"

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