143 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
    • 4.8 • 148 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 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
    Bertie - The Rise of Ahern (Part 1)

    Bertie - The Rise of Ahern (Part 1)

    Hello, and welcome back for season 11! It's the 6th year of the podcast and to celebrate we're doing a deep dive series into one of the biggest figures from modern Irish politics, Bertie Ahern. Over the next few weeks we'll be putting out loads more Bertie and Bertie related episodes, some of which will be behind the Patreon, so if you want to get access to everything you can sign up now for a fiver - Patreon .
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    And while you're clicking things why not follow us on Instagram to see video clips and find out about all our upcoming live shows, or just buy tickets direct from here - Shite Talk Live .
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    • 1 hr 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
148 Ratings

148 Ratings

hopscotch86 ,

Love this podcast!

I’m still listening to your podcast- especially the twelfth series.

Dkm1120 ,

So good

Not sure how I stumbled upon this one but I’m hooked!

MacDingle ,

Consistently Poor audio levels

Been trying to listen to the show for a year now and it is like mumbling. Can’t make out a word on my bicycle. Listen to all kinds of oodcasts but the levels are too low. Please fix.

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