12 episodes

A narrative history of a Dublin family which combines anecdote, genealogy, history and speculation to reconstruct the lives of my modestly circumstanced Irish family stretching back over 200 years

The Nutty Chronicles Martin Nutty

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    • 4.5 • 6 Ratings

A narrative history of a Dublin family which combines anecdote, genealogy, history and speculation to reconstruct the lives of my modestly circumstanced Irish family stretching back over 200 years

    8: The Trinity Birch

    8: The Trinity Birch

    This episode continues the focus on my Dad's life and his work and is a chronological extension of events covered in episodes 5 and 6. Although the focus features my family's life in the 1960s and 1970s, the narrative stretches back to events in 17th century Dublin before finishing up in more contemporary times and the legacy my Father left behind.

    • 31 min
    M3: The Good, The Bad and the Future

    M3: The Good, The Bad and the Future

    This 3rd TNC Meta episode delves into the process behind creating the new website associated with the podcast. and why creating a dedicated website is vital to the growth of a podcast. I also talk about the trade off decisions made between building a site from scratch and the alternative I ultimately made

    I continue the discussion be explaining why is been taking so long to produce new content and why I'm hopeful that will no longer be a problem going forward

    Finally make sure you block out your calendar for Sunday May 9th at 11 Am EST which will be 4PM Dublin time. I'm going to be doing a free, zoom session where you can "Ask Me Anything" you'd like about the podcast. More details will be forthcoming on that session. Just remember to join up the mail list which you can find at TheNuttyChronicles.com. You'll get all the details on 
    The upcoming Zoom sessionFuture episodesBeing included in the free mystery drawing for the end of April 2021

    • 15 min
    7: A Bed of Thorny Roses

    7: A Bed of Thorny Roses

    This episode tells the story of the early years of my parent’s life together and how the family got into the rose growing business, the motivations, difficulties, successes and failures of that choice

    • 41 min
    6: Ireland and Dad’s Lost Decades

    6: Ireland and Dad’s Lost Decades

    The Ireland of the 1930s-50s was both socially conservative and economically isolated. This is the story of those decades as seen through my fragmentary understanding of my Dad's life during those years

    • 38 min
    M2: A Tale of Two Humps

    M2: A Tale of Two Humps

    This 2nd TNC Meta episode delves into the importance of influencers on podcast subscriptions.  Examines the impact of frequent social media promotion in driving listening activity and concludes with  a progress review of The Nutty Chronicles performance based on metrics provided by Buzzsprout the podcast

    TNC Meta is a sub podcast series which takes a behind the scenes look at the making of the main Nutty Chronicles podcast

    For the episode text and charts , please visit the associated articles on Medium => A Tale of Two Humps

    • 15 min
    5: Pandemic's Grandchild - Part 2

    5: Pandemic's Grandchild - Part 2

    This episode is the conclusion of Pandemic's Grandchild Part 1 and follows my Grandmother Emily Behan's move from Killeshin in Laois to Drumcondra in Dublin just as the War of Irish Independence breaks out in 1919. The podcast also contains a continuation of John Dorney's discussion of the Pandemic Flu of 1918-19 and it's impact on Ireland

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Obiwan Jacoby ,

Intriguing, informative, and unique

Absolutely Unique idea for a show! I love it. Very interesting look at A families Geneology! 5 stars