144 episodes

A somewhat accurate retelling of Irish history stories.

Join Irish stand up comedians Jason Brennan and Kevin Larney as they take turns giving their best accounts of some of Ireland's silly, strange, and downright stupid tales from the past.

Shite Talk: An Irish History Podcast Shite Talk History

    • Comedy
    • 4.7 • 30 Ratings

A somewhat accurate retelling of Irish history stories.

Join Irish stand up comedians Jason Brennan and Kevin Larney as they take turns giving their best accounts of some of Ireland's silly, strange, and downright stupid tales from the past.

    Bertie - The Celtic Pelican (Part 4)

    Bertie - The Celtic Pelican (Part 4)

    Here's the penultimate episode of the Bertie series, The Celtic Pelican. The wheels are coming off the county as the Celtic Tiger gets put down and replaced with a Celtic Pelican, right when the country needs him most, Bert is distracted by his own personal affairs and ends up stepping down as Taoiseach just before the economy implodes.
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    If you want more context for the Mahon Tribunal / Sean Quinn & Anglo stuff you can head over to the Patreon and hear all about it there for a fiver.
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    You can follow us on Instagram to see video clips from each episode and ALSO you can find tickets for all of our upcoming live shows here - Shite Talk Live or from the links below:
    10th May - Seven Bridge Street, Galway 17th May - Commercial, Limerick 22nd May - London Irish Centre (with The Troubles Podcast)23rd May - Spirit Store, Dundalk .
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Bertie - The Mahon Tribunal (Part 3.5)

    Bertie - The Mahon Tribunal (Part 3.5)

    Well hello, here's part 3.5 of the Bertie series, the Mahon Tribunal. We've been doing the rest of the Flood / Mahon Tribunal stuff behind the paywall so if you want to get the full story you can head over to the Patreon and get it all there for a fiver.
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    You can follow us on Instagram to see video clips from each episode and ALSO you can find tickets for all of our upcoming live shows here - Shite Talk Live .
    25th April - 4 Dame Lane, Dublin 3rd May - Coughlan’s, Cork 10th May - Seven Bridge Street, Galway 17th May - Commercial, Limerick 23rd May - Spirit Store, Dundalk .
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Bertie - The Teflon Taoiseach (Part 3)

    Bertie - The Teflon Taoiseach (Part 3)

    Hello, we're back with part three of the Bertie series and in this episode we talk about his second term in government and start seeing some of his big failings as a leader. Hope ye enjoy this episode and have a lovely St Patrick's weekend!
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    You can follow us on Instagram to see video clips from each episode and ALSO you can find tickets for all of our upcoming live shows here - Shite Talk Live .
    21st March - Accidental Theatre, Belfast 25th April - 4 Dame Lane, Dublin 3rd May - Coughlan’s, Cork 10th May - Seven Bridge Street, Galway 17th May - Commercial, Limerick 23rd May - Spirit Store, Dundalk .
    Also while you're clicking things, if you want an add free version of the episode, as well as the bonus McCracken / Ben Dunne tribunal story, you can get it all for a fiver on Patreon
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    • 1 hr 53 min
    Live Shows - Spring 2024

    Live Shows - Spring 2024

    Well hellllo, we're bringing the podcast on tour again and travelling across the island of Ireland talking shite with some of our favourite guests!21st March - Accidental Theatre, Belfast 25th April - 4 Dame Lane, Dublin 3rd May - Coughlan’s, Cork 10th May - Seven Bridge Street, Galway 17th May - Commercial, Limerick 23rd May - Spirit Store, Dundalk Hopefully see ye for a pint soon x

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    Ben Dunne & the McCracken Tribunal - Patreon Preview

    Ben Dunne & the McCracken Tribunal - Patreon Preview

    Hello, here's a little preview of our Patreon cowboy special on Ben Dunne Jnr. We talk about how one mans wild weekend in Florida started a chain reaction which led to Bertie Ahern stepping down as Taoiseach some 16 years later.
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    If you want to listen to the full Ben Dunne / McCracken story (as well as all the other bonus episodes we have) you can get it all for a fiver over on Patreon. --- click here
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    And while you're clicking things why not follow us on Instagram to see video clips from each episode and ALSO you can find tickets for all of our upcoming live shows here - Shite Talk Live .
    21st March - Accidental Theatre, Belfast25th April - 4 Dame Lane, Dublin3rd May - Coughlan’s, Cork10th May - Seven Bridge Street, Galway17th May - Commercial, Limerick23rd May - Spirit Store, Dundalk.
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    Bertie - First Term & the Age of Tribunals (Part 2)

    Bertie - First Term & the Age of Tribunals (Part 2)

    Hello, and welcome back to the Bertie Bowl. Here's episode two of our Ahern series, in this one we cover his first term as Taoiseach (1997 - 2002) and the origin of the tribunals that eventually lead to him stepping down.
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    We're also about to release the first tribunal spin off episode over on the patreon, so if you want to hear us tell the full McCracken / Ben Dunne story (as well as all the other bonus episodes we have up there including this episode ad free) you can get it all for a fiver here - Patreon .
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    And while you're clicking things why not follow us on Instagram to see video clips from each episode and ALSO you can find tickets for all of our upcoming live shows here - Shite Talk Live .
    21st March - Accidental Theatre, Belfast25th April - 4 Dame Lane, Dublin3rd May - Coughlan’s, Cork10th May - Seven Bridge Street, Galway17th May - Commercial, Limerick23rd May - Spirit Store, Dundalk.
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    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Mimzer1999s ,

Love it

lots of facts and jokes and a very likeable and interesting listen

Mulv banter ,

Could be better

Informative but ruined by that bellend Jason constantly interrupting & awful attempts at humour . Go it alone Kevin

Ellen1379 ,

Funny and good

Good and funny

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