Arts – Ireland – Recommended podcasts

  • How would you define your relationship with your body? Join bestselling cookery author, personal trainer and presenter Roz Purcell and her guests who get frank about their personal and ever-changing journeys towards self love and acceptance. As the body positivity movement takes full flight, Bite Back puts pleasure back on your plate, exploring why numbers on a scale doesn’t and shouldn’t define us, and how amazing our bodies really are.

  • A podcast about stories and storytelling.

    Folklore, fairie tales, and strange stories. The Shadow Girls get together, tell, talk and explore all things to do with stories.

    New Episode once a Forth Night

    Website https://www.talesfromtheshadows.com
    Patreon https://www.patreon.com/talesfromtheshadows
    facebook https://www.facebook.com/talesfromtheshadows/
    twitter https://twitter.com/talesshadows
    instagram https://www.instagram.com/talesfromtheshadows/

  • Talking Tastebuds is a weekly interview series in which Venetia Falconer chats to a special guest about their life with food. Whether they live to eat or eat to live, Venetia will uncover their favourite childhood dishes, their ultimate comfort food and their death row dinner. Every week, Talking Tastebudsโ€™ aim is to uncover the guestโ€™s relationship with everything edible and how it affects their lives. We'll also touch on mental health, well-being, sustainability, slow fashion and the environment.

  • The world's first multi-sensory podcast. A journey into the magical mind of Heston Blumenthal

  • Steven Farrell was diagnosed with stage 3 metastatic melanoma cancer in 2017 and since then he has been inspired to share his story with the world and inspire people to live for now and not to put things off until tomorrow.

    In this life-affirming podcast series Steven Farrell speaks to guests from around the world about gratitude, mindfulness, self-belief and how they get up when they hit rock bottom and how they believe in themselves even when no-one else does. They share tips and tools with real-life applications that can be used by anyone.

    The Steven Farrell podcast series is filled with laughter and stories that will boost your spirits but there will be some tough stories too, however you will be left feeling motivated and inspired to live your life and reach for your goals and dreams.

  • The Witch Wave is a podcast for bewitching conversation about magic, creativity, and culture. On each episode, host Pam Grossman speaks with a leading visionary about art and Craft.

  • A podcast about working in design.

  • The Bake Down is the go to podcast for those who can't get enough of the Great British Bake Off. Founder of Bake With A Legend (the company that let's you bake alongside former contestants) Josh Landy will be joined by former contestants Howard Middleton and Jane Beedle for the duration of the 2019 series to digest the latest action in the tent. If you want the inside track and inspired insight, this is the podcast for you.

  • David Baddiel and his mate Tim Hincks talk all things David Bowie. They spin out from there to anything and everything thatโ€™s funny, quizzical, and vaguely related to Bowie, or music, or their own mid-life crises. Itโ€™s a bit niche: Absolute Beginners wonโ€™t get it. You see? The ones who got that reference are smiling smugly. And others are thinking: I shanโ€™t listen to that then.

  • Phoning It In is a hilarious improvised phone-in show. Each week, host Dave Coffey fields a collection of calls from a bunch of cranks, oddballs and weirdos. Dave is joined in studio by regular guests who will lend some 'expert' advice to the callers. This weekly podcast features some of Ireland's best comedians and improvisers who have (literally) no idea what they're getting themselves into - until their host introduces them on air.
    To hear your complaint feature in a future episode, spew your bile to phoningitinshow@gmail.com
    Or message us on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook @PhoningItInShow
    (https://www.facebook.com/phoninigitinshow)

  • A podcast dedicated to the books of Caimh McDonnell featuring exclusive short stories and extracts from the books, introduced by Caimh himself.

  • Fireside is the Irish Storytelling Podcast. Kevin C. Olohan is your host and Fireside Bard. Every Wednesday, Kevin takes a story from Folklore or Mythology, gives it a fresh retelling, and discusses the story itself and the craft, culture and history of Storytelling. Whether you’re a folklore fanatic, or someone who just enjoys hearing a good yarn, you can always join Kevin by the Fireside.

  • Poet, playwright and novelist, Simon Armitage was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 2015. This series features his public engagements.

    Series image credit Paul Wolfgang Webster.

  • Discover strategies, tips and secrets for running a fun, flexible and profitable architecture practice. The focus here is simple: discussion of ways for architects to create a dream architecture practice: design what you want, when you want, and get paid well for it.

  • Chef Marc Murphy’s debut podcast, Food 360, is a true celebration of the culinary world. With a little help from historians, fellow celebrity chefs, food writers, and more, the Chopped judge and restaurateur examines food culture from every possible angle, shedding new light on even the most familiar culinary topics. He’ll explore questions like: Why does food taste better on a white plate? How do menu layouts affect the way we order? And what does it really take to open up a restaurant? Listeners will walk away feeling smarter (and hopefully hungrier)!

  • The Poetry Society was founded in 1909 to promote "a more general recognition and appreciation of poetry". Since then, it has grown into one of Britain's most dynamic arts organisations, representing British poetry both nationally and internationally. Today it has more than 4000 members worldwide and publishes the leading poetry magazine, The Poetry Review.

    With innovative education and commissioning programmes and a packed calendar of performances, readings and competitions, the Poetry Society champions poetry for all ages.

    "The Poetry Society is the heart and hands of poetry in the UK – a centre which pours out energy to all parts of the poetry-body, and a dexterous set of operations which arrange and organise poetry's various manifestations. It has a long distinguished history, and has never been so vital, or so vitalizing as it is now." Sir Andrew Motion

  • The Authorpreneur Podcast is a virtual writing and business coach for fiction writers, hosted by Amelia D. Hay. The podcast will teach you how to develop a story idea, create compelling characters and outline your novel. Learn how to write your first draft, revise your story, self-publish, establish your author platform, and reach readers in less than fifteen minutes. Every week, Amelia releases a Behind the Scenes Podcast Diary (BTS) where she shares an honest account of her journey to self-publishing her novels.

  • A Home With Style is a podcast hosted by Barbara Taylor where she speaks to interesting people, who design create or live in A Home With Style.

    From interior stylists and designers to photographers, bloggers, instagrammers and creators of stunning homes, each guest gives us insight into their story what inspires them to create, A Home With Style.

  • Potstilled Radio, your independent Irish whiskey resource. Bi-Monthly podcast series focusing on the people behind the big brands we all love to drink. Sit down with us twice a month as we go behind the scenes of some of the biggest brands in the industry to attempt to discover the people and funny stories that give brands their great personalities.

  • The No 1 podcast show for the hair industry – giving the insights, inspirations and information to take your hairdressing and barbering careers to the next level.