271 episodes

Jarlath Regan presents An Irishman Abroad, a selection of diverse weekly podcasts featuring the greatest Irish people of all time talking about their lives, politics, health, wellness and everything in between. Along with regular contributors Sonia O’Sullivan (Irishman Running Abroad), Marion McKeone (Irishman In America) and Tom Dunne (Selection Box), these podcasts are renowned for the depth and quality of its long form interviews. Previous guests include Brian O’Driscoll, Sir Bob Geldof, Tommy Tiernan, Aisling Bea, Hozier, Sarah Silverman, John C. Reilly, Paul McGrath, Boy George, Paul Mescal, Sharon Horgan, Lisa Hannigan and Dylan Moran. To hear access the full back catalogue of hundreds of interviews dating back to 2013 and to unlock the full version of each weekly episode visit Patreon.com/irishmanabroad.

An Irishman Abroad is a winner of iTunes Store’s Best New Audio Podcast. The series has been featured in iTunes’ ”Best of” lists, Soundcloud and Podbean’s Most Popular Podcasts lists in multiple years.

Recommended by The Guardian, Huffington Post, Telegraph, Times, BBC, RTE and Podfather himself, Marc Maron.

An Irishman Abroad Jarlath Regan

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 206 Ratings

Jarlath Regan presents An Irishman Abroad, a selection of diverse weekly podcasts featuring the greatest Irish people of all time talking about their lives, politics, health, wellness and everything in between. Along with regular contributors Sonia O’Sullivan (Irishman Running Abroad), Marion McKeone (Irishman In America) and Tom Dunne (Selection Box), these podcasts are renowned for the depth and quality of its long form interviews. Previous guests include Brian O’Driscoll, Sir Bob Geldof, Tommy Tiernan, Aisling Bea, Hozier, Sarah Silverman, John C. Reilly, Paul McGrath, Boy George, Paul Mescal, Sharon Horgan, Lisa Hannigan and Dylan Moran. To hear access the full back catalogue of hundreds of interviews dating back to 2013 and to unlock the full version of each weekly episode visit Patreon.com/irishmanabroad.

An Irishman Abroad is a winner of iTunes Store’s Best New Audio Podcast. The series has been featured in iTunes’ ”Best of” lists, Soundcloud and Podbean’s Most Popular Podcasts lists in multiple years.

Recommended by The Guardian, Huffington Post, Telegraph, Times, BBC, RTE and Podfather himself, Marc Maron.

    Mass Shootings - No End In Sight - Irishman In America

    Mass Shootings - No End In Sight - Irishman In America

    Marion McKeone (Sunday Business Post US Correspondent & regular contributor to NPR, BBC, RTE & Today FM) reflects on another grim week in America and asks whether all the outcry, political statements, thoughts and prayers will bring about any change in gun laws across America.

    • 28 min
    2022 Athletics Season Preview Irishman Running Abroad

    2022 Athletics Season Preview Irishman Running Abroad

    Sonia O’Sullivan selects her Irish athletes to watch this summer. She also casts a critical eye over the structures and methods of funding these talented young sports people back home. From Rhasidat Adeleke to Louise Shanahan, Tom Barr to Eric Favors, Sonia has a lot of talented Irish athletes to get through in this jam packed episode.

    • 35 min
    Paddy Power - The Big Gamble

    Paddy Power - The Big Gamble

    Rare personal interview with the man behind and in front the gambling giant known as Paddy Power.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Irishman In America - Window Into The Past With Marion McKeone

    Irishman In America - Window Into The Past With Marion McKeone

    US Correspondent Marion McKeone gives a rare personal interview to Jarlath in this episode from the Irishman Abroad archives. Marion will be back next week with more insight, examination and reaction to the latest news from America.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Irishman Running Abroad With Sonia O’Sullivan - Running, Nutrition & Motivation.

    Irishman Running Abroad With Sonia O’Sullivan - Running, Nutrition & Motivation.

    The legendary Irish athlete Sonia O’Sullivan takes questions from regular listeners to the podcast about nutrition, motivation and all manner or running related things. Co-host Jarlath Regan gets an even more hilarious insights as he continues his journey into the unknown world of running.

    • 31 min
    Julie Garland: Come Fly With Me

    Julie Garland: Come Fly With Me

    Julie Garland is an Irish entrepreneur unlike any other and the woman leading Ireland’s charge in the new age of aviation. Not only is she the founder and CEO of Avtrain (Europe's leading drone Pilot and Operator training and certification body) but she travelled the world working in every aspect of the flying industry. From engineer to pilot, compliance and management, Julie's life took a twist one day when a nephew put a drone controller in her hands at Christmas. The rest as they say history. Jarlath asks the former barrister about the new frontier of drone use and how it is expected to feature in the 2027 Ryder Cup. Can the public's preconceived ideas of autonomous flight be overcome? Julie Garland knows every angle of this remarkable business and machinery.
     
    To hear every episode in full and to gain access to the entire back-catalogue of over 600 Irishman Abroad episodes that are not available on iTunes for just the price of a pint every month visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad


     
    Supplementary research provided by John Meagher.
     
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    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

4.8 out of 5
206 Ratings

206 Ratings

MissCrow ,

good stuff

I enjoy the majority of guests and talks! I’m not Irish but I dig them.

healerfrank ,

Come on.

I’ve never listened to this podcast before but the first twenty minutes with Blind Boy was an ad for patreon. Please give me some content before I have to pay. Entertain me or inspire me and I’ll gladly pay. Come on lads.

dlsbch ,

DNA says 1% Irish

I’m clearly not very Irish.......but I enjoy this podcast very much. The interviews are thoughtful and inspiring. A great escape for a long commute in Chicago.

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