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I’ve had a number of young women reach out to me to say how much they learned from this episode. Some wistfully expressed that they wish they had Aisling MacRunnels as a boss. Give the episode a listen and let me know what you think? As…

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A little over a year ago John Lee and I decided to make a new podcast called Irish Stew. Since we were both newbies to the form, we needed some willing victims.... err... guests who would come on the show and be accepting of our rank inexperience. …

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A New Season CommethThere is no new episode today. We're breeching an uninterrupted bi weekly episode run since October 24th last year. After 2 seasons and 23 episodes, we decided to take a break. We'll be back with a new release on September 12th w…

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Poetry is central to the Irish experience. Irish Stew is fortunate to have former guest Alison Mckenna provide periodic recordings of the very best of Irish poetry which you can find on our YouTube playlist below. We look forward to adding new recor…

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An Easter gift from an Irish Stew guest...Alison McKenna reads WB Yeats' classic "Easter, 1916" commemorating the Easter Rising for Irish independence when "a terrible beauty is born."     Easter, 1916 BY WILLIAM BUT…

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John and I were delighted to have Liza Donnelly on the podcast and learn more about her extensive career and how she bring impact and change to the world To get a sense of her wonderful sense of humor and how that can bring change to the world, t…

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The Palace Bar Our next podcast guest is visual journalist Liza Donnelly probably best known for her cartoons which have been featured in the New Yorker magazine for over 40 years. In 2018,  Liza, visited Ireland for the first time where …

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Ted Smyth with Nelson Mandela Last night, Irish Stew tuned into Glucksman Ireland House Annual Gala and was delighted to see our recent guest, Ted Smyth welcoming attendees to the virtual event On the podcast we had talked with Ted for about an ho…

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Available at Amazon: The Irish in New York Some weeks ago, we sat down with Geoffrey Cobb to discuss his new book: The Irish in New York. As die hard New Yorkers, John and I were delighted to have the opportunity to spread word on the book before i…

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John Hume with Mary Breasted and Ted Smyth on their wedding day John and I asked Ted Smyth for some photos for promoting our recent podcast conversation. Within the collection of American Presidents and other important political figures was a more …

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