Shows

We are pleased to be able to bring you Podcasts of all the shows for the Seasons 4 and 5 the current season. Our full archive can also be found on the Irish Radio International Mixcloud account using the following links: Seasons1 & 2Season 3.

Shows are published here each week on Fridays around 4pm. The four individual segments of the show (without music) are also published on Anchor and iTunes under the name "Irish Talkers", as well as other podcasting sites. These are generally published on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday around 4pm. We will shortly be able to present an index to all the available shows but it will take some time to build this index.

7 December

Programme 10 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast on December 7th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Booty.
    Thought for the week: Mark Twain "It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech".
    2nd Section: The second chat with the CEO of Toastmasters, Dan Rex.
    3rd Section: Paul brings up the subject of attendance at online meetings and the things that one has to think of to make the experience good for both you and the other attendees.
    4th Section: Moira discusses various techniques for impromptu speeches.
The music featured in this show is:
    Paul Robeson - Ol' Man River
    Pharrell Willimas - Happy.

16 November

Programme 8 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast on November 16th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Badass.
    Thought for the week: Jim Rohn: "Learn to be thankful for what you already have

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9 November

Programme 7 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast on November 9th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Plaudit.
    Thought for the week: Alfred North Whitehead: "No one who achieves success does so

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2 November

Programme 6 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast on November 2nd. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Brouhaha.
    Thought for the week: Catherine Pulsifer - "If we have the attitude,

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19 October

Programme 5 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast on October 19th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Lynchpin.
    Thought for the week: James Humes - "The art of communication is the

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28 September

Programme 4 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast on September 28th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Hangry.
      Thought for the week: Alfred North Whitehead - "No one who achieves success does so without the help of

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21 September

Programme 3 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast on September 21th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Scrunch.
    Thought for the week: Unknown: "It is not happy people who are thankful

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14 September

Programme 2 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast on September 14th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Smarmy.
    Thought for the week: Ralph Nader - Your best teacher is your

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7 September

The first programme of the 2018/19 season is podcasted on September 7th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Surrepticious.
    Thought for the week: Anon: "Gratitude turns what we have into

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31 August

Programme 43 of the 2017/18 season is first broadcast on August 31st. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Newsjacking.
    Thought for the week: Marcus Tulius Cicero: "Gratitude is not only the greatest

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24 August

Programme 42 of the 2017/18 season is first broadcast on August 24th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Virile.
    Thought for the week: Steve Jobs - "Be a yardstick for quality - some

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17 August

Programme 41 of the 2017/18 season is first broadcast on August 17th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Discombobulate.
    Thought for the week: Henry Ford - "Don't find fault, find

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10 August

Programme 40 of the 2017/18 season is first broadcast on August 10th. Here are the details of the show:

    Word of the Week: Pejorative.
    Thought for the week: Gordon B Hinckley - "Without hard work, nothing

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