Season 4

Sept. 19, 2022

S4E7: Brian McDonald - An Irish-American Story of 9/11 & the FDNY

It wasn’t planned this way, but we recorded our episode with writer Brian McDonald on Sept. 11, a date that looms large in his ne…

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Aug. 8, 2022

S4E6: Flor MacCarthy - A Broadcaster in Pursuit of Unexpected History

Flor MacCarthy was born in West Cork and shares memories of one of Ireland's most idyllic regions. Her childhood was one rich in …

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July 25, 2022

S4E5: Aedín Moloney – Saying “Yes!” to a Life on Stage

Growing up in a Dublin home with no TV, Aedín turned to books, reading them aloud, drawing out the characters, and letting the wo…

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July 11, 2022

S4E4: Elaine Ní Bhraonáin PhD - Irish Language, Irish In NYC & A Moth…

Our conversation with the warm and welcoming Elaine Ní Bhraonáin takes us from her childhood in South County, Dublin, to New York…

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June 27, 2022

S4E3: Larry Kirwan – Rocking Renaissance Man from Black 47 to Broadway

We’re not sure what’s more impressive—that Larry Kirwan originated and co-wrote the Broadway hit Paradise Square, or that his ear…

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June 13, 2022

S4E2: John McCourt - Tracking James Joyce in Trieste

Our Bloomsday episode with the engaging James Joyce scholar John McCourt takes us to Italy for the first time, specifically its o…

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May 30, 2022

S4E1: Mark Little - From RTÉ to Journalism’s Digital Frontier

Our new season of Irish Stew opens with trailblazing journalist Mark Little, a former RTÉ newscaster working to make sense of soc…

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