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We are pleased to bring you Podcasts of all the shows for Seasons 4 to 7 (the current season) here on our website. Seasons 1 to 3 can also be found on the Irish Radio International Mixcloud account using the following links: Seasons1 & 2Season 3.

We publish the Anchor/iTunes podcasts sequentially at 4pm on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday of each week. Our podcasts are also available on these platforms:

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23 July

Programme 3 of season 8 (2021/22) is first broadcast between July 23rd and 26th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week:

    INCULCATE

    Thought for the week:

    "The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is in a toastmaster club,, a construction site, a trade union, or in an office." Ted Mellamphy after Dwight D Eisenhower

    2nd Section (Available 4pm Saturday):

    Interview with Gearoid Murphy


    3rd Section (Available 4pm Sunday):

    Do not infringe copyright


    4th Section (Available 4pm Monday):

    More conversation with Gearoid Murphy

16 July

Programme 3 of season 8 (2021/22) is first broadcast between July 16th and 19th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week:

    + RESPLENDENT

    Thought for the week:

    "Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably - and never regret ANYTHING that makes you smile" - Mark Twain.

    2nd Section (Available 4pm Saturday):

    Interview with Michael Sexton


    3rd Section (Available 4pm Sunday):

    Installation of new officers


    4th Section (Available 4pm Monday):

    The Grand Finale: 12 Ways to End your Speech
    Link to Article

9 July

Programme 2 of season 8 (2021/22) is first broadcast between July 9th and 12th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week:

    CLINCH

    Thought for the week:

    “Difficulties are meant to rouse

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2 July

Programme 1 of season 8 (2021/22) is first broadcast between July 2nd and 5th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week:

    IMPERVIOUS

25 June

Programme 48 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between June 25th to 28th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: PROTRUDING

18 June

Programme 47 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between June 18th to 21st.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: INDIGENT

11 June

Programme 46 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between June 11th to 14th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: PRIVILEGE

    Thought for the week: "Only three things happen naturally

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4 June

Programme 45 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between June 4th to 7th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: WINCE

28 May

Programme 44 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between May 28th to 31st.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: GRAFT

21 May

Programme 43 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between May 21st to 24th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: IMPUDENT

14 May

Programme 42 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between May 14th to May 17th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: ACCLAIM

7 May

Programme 41 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between May 7th to May 10th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: CRASS

    Thought for the week: Thought for the week: "Success is a few simple

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30 April

Programme 40 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between April 30th to May 3rd.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: AMICABLE

    Thought for the week: Simon Sinek - "It's been said that laughter

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16 April

Programme 39 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between April 16th to 19th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: SEMINAL

9 April

Programme 38 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between April 9th to 12th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: ASTRONOMICAL

2 April

Programme 37 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between April 2nd to 5th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: SUPERCILIOUS

26 March

Programme 36 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between March 26th and 29th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: HULLABALLOO

19 March

Programme 35 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between March 19th and 22nd.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: MODERNITY

    Thought for the week: "The meaning of life is to find your

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12 March

Programme 34 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between March 12th and 15th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: LURCH

5 March

Programme 33 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between March 5th and 8th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: FACILE

26 February 21

Programme 32 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between February 26th and March 1st.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: EXULTANT

19 February 21

Programme 31 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between February 19th and 22nd.

Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

Word of the Week: GAMUT

Thought for the week: "The meaning of life is

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12 February 21

Programme 30 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between February 12th and 15th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: BRAVURA

5 February 21

Programme 29 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between February 5th and 8th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: QUIRK

29 January 21

Programme 28 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between January 29 and February 1st.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: UP

23 January 21

Programme 27 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between January 23rd and 26th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: SUBSIDE

    Thought for the week: Amanda Gorman - "We lay down our arms

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15 January 21

Programme 26 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between January 15th and 18th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: DUENDE

    Thought for the week: Naval Ravikant - "To write a great book,

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8 January 21

Programme 25 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between January 8th and 11th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: DRIVEL

    Thought for the week: "Darkness is merely the lack of light. You can be the light

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1 January 21

Programme 24 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between January 1st and 4th.

25 December

Programme 23 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between December 25th and 28th.

18 December

Programme 22 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between December 18th and 21st.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: KINDRED

    Thought for the week: Maya Angelou - “If you don't like something,

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11 December

Programme 21 of season 7 (2020/21) is first broadcast between December 11th and 14th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: BLUNT

    Thought for the week: Julius Caesar - "It is better to create than

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4 December

Programme 20 of the 2020/21 season (season 7) is first broadcast between December 4th and 7th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: INERT

    Thought for the week: Anon - “You’ll never know how much light

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27 November

Programme 19 of the 2020/21 season (season 7) is first broadcast between November 27th and 30th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: GINGERLY

    Thought for the week: Richard Denny - "Show me a successful person

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20 November

Programme 18 of the 2020/21 season (season 7) is first broadcast between November 20th and 23rd.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: CLARION

13 November

Programme 17 of the 2020/21 season (season 7) is first broadcast between November 13th and 16th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: CUMULATIVE

    Thought for the week: Joseph Campbell "You are the hero

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6 November

Programme 16 of the 2020/21 season (season 7) is first broadcast between November 6th and 9th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: INCANDESCENT

    Thought for the week: Mark Twain - “The right word may be effective

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