128 episodes

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.)

An Irishman Abroa‪d‬ Jarlath Regan

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    • 4.7 • 1.1K Ratings

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.)

    An Irishman In America with Marion McKeone (CPAC Crazy Town Review - Meghan, Harry, The Kushners & The Church Vs Johnson & Johnson): (Trailer)

    An Irishman In America with Marion McKeone (CPAC Crazy Town Review - Meghan, Harry, The Kushners & The Church Vs Johnson & Johnson): (Trailer)

    Marion is back on the road after the bizarro-fest known as CPAC. We get the full review of the Orange Lad’s fire hose speech, the anti-mask freak outs, the Proud Boy paraphernalia for sale, Ted Cruz’s lead balloon standup routine and aggressive friendliness. Then it’s on to the new threat that shut down the Capitol building yesterday as we look at the plucked from the air deadlines of QAnon. There’s time to talk about Harry and Meghan date with Oprah and why it is being flogged to death by the network. We hear why Jarred & Ivanka are MIA and why Melania has yet to serve those divorce papers. Finally we look ahead to Marion’s next career as an astronaut and our upcoming episode with Laura Whitmore. 
     
    If you have a question for Marion please send it through to irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com and Jarlath will do his best to include it in the next episode.
     
    Supplementary research provided by John Meagher.
     
    To hear this episode in full each week 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.

    • 5 min
    Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O'Sullivan: “Balance: The Most Overlooked Aspect Of Running"

    Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O'Sullivan: “Balance: The Most Overlooked Aspect Of Running"

    It’s remarkable that it has taken us 6 months to get to the issue of balance in running given it is perhaps the most essential component of biomechanics and the training itself. Sonia leads Jarlath through the basic theory of teaching your feet to react to changes in your body position. There’s a look at some of the more unusual training exercises to improve the reaction of our proprioceptors and how to pronounce proprioceptors. There’s the new book club section with the announcement of our first book choice, “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight. Sonia then broadens the discussion of balance into our wider training and explains to Jarlath why running slowly needs to be the biggest part of his 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 1 min
    Mark Horgan On The Making Of "Where Is George Gibney?"

    Mark Horgan On The Making Of "Where Is George Gibney?"

    Mark Horgan joins Jarlath for an in depth discussion about the production and impact of his global hit podcast series, “Where Is George Gibney?”. We hear of Mark’s first awareness of the case and how eve the was confused as to whether Gibney was imprisoned for the initial sexual abuse charges against him. Jarlath digs into the exact judicial loophole that allowed Gibney to leave the country and evade. We get an inside look into Mark’s initial hesitancy to pursue the project out of concern for the victims, the overarching aim to tell their stories and his own views on how we sometimes try to explain away pure evil in others. 
    The victims and their courage is a central focus of the discussion and Jarlath asks Mark about the significance of Gary O’Toole in the process. Later in the conversation we hear about the moment Mark confronted Gibney face to face and how Florida gun laws had him and Ciaran Cassidy on edge at all times. Now that Mark has returned to his old stomping ground with the Second Captains team and the dust has somewhat settled, there is time to reflect on what just happened. What does a new Garda investigation into Gibney mean? What will Mark do next and would ever consider leaving the team and doing it by himself?
    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.

    • 30 min
    An Irishman In America with Marion McKeone (What Is CPAC? And Why Does It Matter): (Trailer)

    An Irishman In America with Marion McKeone (What Is CPAC? And Why Does It Matter): (Trailer)

    Marion is on her way to CPAC. Jarlath, like a lot of people, hasn’t a notion what that is. Marion explains its significance and how Donald Trump’s appearance there on Sunday could be the beginning of his next run for the White House. Before all that they look at Tiger Woods and his near miss this week. Jarlath also asks about Florida and why it seems to be the most bizarre state in America.  There’s also a look ahead to this Sunday’s episode with the creator of the “Where Is George Gibney” podcast Mark Horgan and tonight’s comedy club with Ardal O’Hanlon.
     
    If you have a question for Marion please send it through to irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com and Jarlath will do his best to include it in the next episode.
     
    Supplementary research provided by John Meagher.
     
    To hear this episode in full each week 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.

    • 5 min
    Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O'Sullivan: “Motivating Yourself When You Just Don't Feel Like Running"

    Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O'Sullivan: “Motivating Yourself When You Just Don't Feel Like Running"

    Lockdown malaise can kill a run before it happens. Sonia chats to Jarlath about motivating ourselves when it feels like we can’t get out the door. Trying to encourage your friends, family or kids to join you on a run can seem like an impossible task. Jarlath asks Sonia if there’s an easier way to get your child interested in exercise. For the first time we hear about her challenges motivating both of her daughters. We also get some timely advice on running hills and admission from Sonia on the difficulty she has with our latest Strava event.
     
    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.

    • 38 min
    CoronaPod Update On Ireland With Richard Chambers

    CoronaPod Update On Ireland With Richard Chambers

    This week, Virgin Media News Reporter Richard Chambers makes a welcome return to the show after many requests from listeners in recent weeks for an episode just like this.
    Richard gives us the most up-to-date status on the vaccine rollout in Ireland, explains the reasons for its slow progress and addresses whether Boris may have been right about the power being truly with a country's independence from Europe.
    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.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

Simon Egan ,

An Irishman Running Abroad

This is brilliant. As a very occasional runner over the last few years (3 or 4 times a year) this has really helped to improve my running plan and speed. Very relaxing listen too. Thanks

AidanB25 ,

Very Good

Great guests and good questions. A gentleman who brings the good out in others.

djdytgvvgg ,

Tedious intro - need to focus on the Irishman abroad bit

Great quality but tedious intro.. want to listen to the conversation with the guest... keep up good work

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