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An Irishman Abroad features rare long-form interviews with extraordinary characters such as Sir Bob Geldof, Sharon Horgan, Hozier, Brian O'Driscoll, Chris O'Dowd, Boy George, Dara O’Briain, Gabriel Byrne, Lisa Hannigan and Dylan Moran. In each episode, comedian Jarlath Regan is joined by a well known writer, actor, performer, athlete or public figure to discuss their life and shared experiences of Ireland and abroad. An Irishman Abroad is a former winner of the iTunes Store's Best New Audio Podcast Award and has been a fixture in iTunes' Best of the year list since its creation in 2013. An Irishman Abroad has been recommended by The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Irish Times and The London Metro.

(To access the full archive including almost 300 episodes and the true crime bonus series Irishman Behind Bars, visit patreon.com/irishmanabroad today.)

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An Irishman Abroad features rare long-form interviews with extraordinary characters such as Sir Bob Geldof, Sharon Horgan, Hozier, Brian O'Driscoll, Chris O'Dowd, Boy George, Dara O’Briain, Gabriel Byrne, Lisa Hannigan and Dylan Moran. In each episode, comedian Jarlath Regan is joined by a well known writer, actor, performer, athlete or public figure to discuss their life and shared experiences of Ireland and abroad. An Irishman Abroad is a former winner of the iTunes Store's Best New Audio Podcast Award and has been a fixture in iTunes' Best of the year list since its creation in 2013. An Irishman Abroad has been recommended by The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Irish Times and The London Metro.

(To access the full archive including almost 300 episodes and the true crime bonus series Irishman Behind Bars, visit patreon.com/irishmanabroad today.)

    The Selection Box: Music Edition with Tom Dunne (Trailer)

    The Selection Box: Music Edition with Tom Dunne (Trailer)

    The Selection Box, our recommendations podcast, goes weekly for the very first time. Starting with Tom Dunne offering up his best picks of the month. Each week our team of experts will point you in the direction of the best books, tv, film, tech and tunes. This is Patron exclusive episode.
    To hear every episode in full and to gain access to the entire back-catalogue of over 400 Irishman Abroad episodes that are not available on iTunes for just the price of a pint every month visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad
    Our charity partner is jigsawonline.ie. In these tricky times, Jigsaw provides a range of resources, advice and care for your people to help them strengthen their mental health and the skills needed to navigate life. Please visit their website and consider making a donation.
    For updates on future episodes and live shows follow @jarlath on Twitter, visit www.jigser.com or email the show directly on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com.
    Disclaimer: All materials contained within this podcast are copyright protected. Third party reuse and/or quotation in whole or in part is prohibited unless direct credit and/or hyperlink to the Irishman Abroad podcast is clearly and accurately provided.

    Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O'Sullivan: “Myths VS Facts"

    Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O'Sullivan: “Myths VS Facts"

    With so much conflicting information out there and so many vested interests, it’s hard to know what to believe about running. Today Sonia takes aim and busts a few of the myths that hold us back when it comes to running well. Jarlath has picked up an injury and opens up for the first time about the impact it is having on his training and life. Sonia offers some no nonsense advice and announces her plans to head Stateside in the lead up to the Olympic Games for a very exciting project. There’s also one of the most bizarre and hilarious emails of the week.
     
    Join our running event on strava.com/clubs/irishmanrunningabroad and help raise vitally needed funds for our chosen charity partner jigsaw.ie and all the work they do to support young people in Ireland.  
     
    To gain access to the entire back-catalogue of over 400 Irishman Abroad episodes that are not available on iTunes for just the price of a pint every month visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad.
     
    Our charity partner is jigsawonline.ie. In these tricky times, Jigsaw provides a range of resources, advice and care for your people to help them strengthen their mental health and the skills needed to navigate life. Please visit their website and consider making a donation.

     
    For updates on future episodes and live shows follow @jarlath on Twitter, visit jigser.com or email the show directly on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com.
     
    Disclaimer: All materials contained within this podcast are copyright protected. Third party reuse and/or quotation in whole or in part is prohibited unless direct credit and/or hyperlink to the Irishman Abroad podcast is clearly and accurately provided.

    • 1 hr 2 min

    Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O'Sullivan: “Sonia's Essential Guide For Your Return To Running"

    Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O'Sullivan: “Sonia's Essential Guide For Your Return To Running"

    Following a bizarre incident involving a stray dog, Sonia finds herself on the examination table looking down the barrel of a health situation she has never faced before. The journey back to running after a layoff is something the Irish legend reflects upon with Jarlath. Together they examine the essential components of a thoughtful comeback. Sonia opens up about her like of self-kindness during her career and how that has changed now. An email from a listener allows Jarlath to realise something his coach has been telling him for 6 months and there’s a review of the Cobh 10 mile virtual road race plus lots lots more. 
     
    Join our running event on strava.com/clubs/irishmanrunningabroad and help raise vitally needed funds for our chosen charity partner jigsaw.ie and all the work they do to support young people in Ireland.  
     
    To gain access to the entire back-catalogue of over 400 Irishman Abroad episodes that are not available on iTunes for just the price of a pint every month visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad.
     
    Our charity partner is jigsawonline.ie. In these tricky times, Jigsaw provides a range of resources, advice and care for your people to help them strengthen their mental health and the skills needed to navigate life. Please visit their website and consider making a donation.For updates on future episodes and live shows follow @jarlath on Twitter, visit jigser.com or email the show directly on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com.

     
    Disclaimer: All materials contained within this podcast are copyright protected. Third party reuse and/or quotation in whole or in part is prohibited unless direct credit and/or hyperlink to the Irishman Abroad podcast is clearly and accurately provided.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
605 Ratings

605 Ratings

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I am new to the podcast and also something of a podcast addict. This is terrific. Insightful interviewing and great guests. Highly recommended.

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An Irishman Abroad with Jarlath Regan

One of the best Irish comedians hosts a very entertaining and informative podcast. Hoghly recommended. Enjoy.

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Engaging and thoughtful

I love this podcast, Jarlath Regan is a comic who is also a really good interviewer. Been listening for a while and tonight i listened to a special coronavirus edition - public service broadcasting!!

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