News – Ireland – Recommended podcasts

  • From outsiders like a Westboro Baptist Church defector and a female Mormon psychopath to such thought leaders as scholar James Lindsay and feminist Helen Lewis, BBC journalist Andrew Gold takes us away from our comfort zone and into the worlds of people on the edge. New episodes every Monday - with trailers on his Twitter page: @andrewgold_ok (https://twitter.com/AndrewGold_ok) and Instagram page: @andrewgold_ok (https://www.instagram.com/andrewgold_ok/) . 

    With an open mind and a wry sense of humour, Andrew alternates the theme of guest. Some weeks it'll be with somebody totally 'on the edge' - whether it be the woman who married a sociopathic bigamist or the Australian Coffin Confessor, who is paid to reveal secrets at funerals . Other episodes will have interviews with such leading minds as Conservative peer Lord Daniel Finkelstein and feminist Helen Pluckrose.

    It was picked in Apple's prestigious New & Noteworthy category twice and has been a top Editor Pick for Castbox and Stitcher, who also placed it in their 'What we're listening to'. Get in touch or leave a review - it helps boost it up those charts! This is for fans of such other podcasters as Louis Theroux, Joe Rogan and Adam Buxton.

    About the Host:

    Andrew Gold is an award-winning journalist and TV presenter who has been making documentaries about bizarre, unusual and remarkable people around the world for a decade. He's done battle with an exorcist and hunted for UFOs - all while living in six different countries and learning to speak five languages. 

    In this podcast, he aims to get to the humanity of people living on the fringes, and introduce these diverse figures to the listener. 

  • In case you haven't heard, the news never stops. It's happening RIGHT NOW. So if you like yourself some news and love yourself Some More News, you'll likely have positive feelings about Even More News, the podcast companion to the "hit" YouTube series Some More News, brought to you by your co-hosts Cody Johnston and Katy Stoll.

  • How can you change the world? Join Krishnan Guru-Murthy and his guest of the week as they explore the big ideas influencing how we think, act and live.

  • Melissa Bright thinks she's living every parent's worst nightmare when her five-month-old baby tumbles from a lawn chair and hits his head on the driveway. But after she rushes him to the hospital, a new nightmare begins.The Brights are thrust into a medical and legal system so focused on protecting children from abuse, it has targeted innocent parents. With exclusive audio captured as the events unfolded, this harrowing six-episode series takes you inside the Brights' fight to hold their family together, against a system that can sometimes do more harm than good. Hosted by NBC News National Investigative Reporter Mike Hixenbaugh, Do No Harm is a co-production of NBC News and Wondery.

  • It's November 2006 and piano player Derek Conlon is unwittingly sucked into one of the world’s most notorious assassinations when ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko is attacked with the nuclear poison — Polonium 210, in London’s 5-Star Millennium Hotel. Witness, suspect and possibly a target of the Russia state, Derek Conlon’s fate hangs in the balance. From Sky News StoryCast.

  • We live in an era of political polarisation, online outrage and a never-ending news cycle. Against this backdrop, host Abie Philbin Bowman conducts a series of deeply personal interviews with politicians about the emotional impact of their job.

  • Reviewing the weekly news and how those stories impact on workers.

  • Writer and Content Creator Tova Leigh exploits her husband Mike and forces him into no hold barred conversations about love, marriage, parenting, social media and sex with the promise of actually cooking dinner once in a while. Till Death Do Us Pod is their unofficial 'date night' with the occasional interview and answering questions from the listeners.

  • The God Pod is the BEST godcast in the Universe! Listen in as God and Jesus, The Holy Spirit, Moses, The Virgin Mary, Satan, Santa Claus and more discuss the latest happenings down on Earth. Each week they're also joined by authors, comedians, actors to discuss what life is like on their planet. Subscribe for free today!

  • Every week Irish Whiskey Magazine shares the latest news and developments on Irish whiskey. We'll be speaking to the movers and shakers in the Irish whiskey landscape and get their insights into all that's happened and is emerging. Join us for some fascinating discussions and join us with a glass of your favourite whiskey.

  • Media Tribe is a show that tells the story behind the storyteller. It's an opportunity to step into the shoes of the most respected journalists, directors and media executives.

    Each episode looks at the journalist's journey into the industry, the impact they’ve had along the way and some of their most crazy experiences working in the industry. The stories that never quite made it to air!

    Shaunagh interviews some of the most respected journalists, Oscar-nominated filmmakers and executives from across the globe, including Channel 4’s Jon Snow, BBC’s Kate Adie, The New York Times' Pulitzer Prize winner Malachy Browne, CNN’s Nima Elbagir and Rana Ayyub of the Washington Post to name a few.

  • Dublin Talks with Adrian Kennedy & Jeremy Dixon on 98FM

  • Sometimes, news stories echo in our minds for years after they’ve occurred. With each season of Shattered, we select one of those complex, true stories and take an in-depth look.

    Season 4 charts the life and death of Jimmy Hoffa.

    Season 3 tells the story of a string of murders that took place in the mid-1970s in Oakland County, Michigan. Many people know the case as the Oakland County Child Killer.

    Season 2 tells the story of Rick Wershe Jr., also known as White Boy Rick. At 14, Rick became the youngest FBI informant ever and helped bring down some of Detroit’s biggest drug dealers. Then the FBI abandoned him, and he became the dealer.

    Season 1 investigates the disappearance of Andrew, Alexander and Tanner Skelton. The boys’ father, John Skelton, is the main suspect. Almost a decade later, the mystery of what happened to the boys remains open, with their small Michigan hometown wondering - could a father have committed an unimaginable crime?

  • Brendan O'Connor has all you need for the weekend with time to pause and reflect on the week just gone. Featuring a selection of human interest, consumer and lifestyle stories, as well as keeping you up to date on the news stories that matter. Listen live Saturday and Sunday at 11am - 1pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

  • The All Rounder Podcast is an Irish podcast hosted by John Moynihan, in which both he and a panel of friends discuss a range of topics such as sport, news and current affairs, factual information, interviews, and much more.

  • A weekly caucus of progressive comics, activists and thinkers hosted by Francesca Fiorentini

  • The show that takes news stories and makes sense of them, Basically.

  • The Full Course Showjumping Podcast, is brand new podcast hosted by International Showjumper Will Fletcher and Commentator Sam Gerrard-May.

    We will be discussing all things showjumping from current news to upcoming events, debates on numerous topics and even have a chat with some of the biggest names in the sport and we want you to get involved so join us as we embark on this exciting journey.

  • News in Slow German is a podcast for those who already possess a basic vocabulary and some knowledge of German grammar. Your hosts are native German speaker from Germany.
    In our program we discuss the world news, grammar, and expressions, and much more in simplified Spanish at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence.
    Learn real Spanish with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to grammar and common idiomatic expressions, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises.

  • Jay ‘PodVader’ Soderberg and Joel Sharpton have been working in radio for a combined 3 decades plus and in podcasting for more than 2 decades combined. They bring their own analysis and POV to the latest Podcasting news, as well as giving tips and suggestions to improve and grow your show.

  • These short top tips and skills for the Amazon Echo are for everyone who’s simply dotty about Alexa.