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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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13 Mar

Programme 28 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between March 6th & 9th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: VOLUPTUOUS

    Thought for the week: Albert Einstein - "I would teach peace rather than

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6 Mar

Programme 27 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between March 6th & 9th.

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: NERVURE

28 Feb

Programme 26 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between February 28th and March 2nd. This week is a special show all aboiut Dr Ralph C Smedley

21 Feb

Programme 25 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between February 21st and 24th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week:

      Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

      Word of the Week: FLUID

      Thought for the week: Margaret Halsey - "The crucial disadvantage of aggression

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14 Feb

Programme 24 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between February 14th and 17th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week:

      Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

      Word of the Week: BLACKGUARD or BLAGGARD

      Thought for the week: Jim Rohn - "Be strong, but not rude; Be kind

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7 Feb

Programme 23 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between February 7th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week:

      Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

      Word of the Week: QUINTESSENTIAL

      Thought for the week: Jim Rohn - "Be strong, but not rude; Be kind

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31 Jan 2020

Programme 22 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between January 31st and February 3rd. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: APLOMB

    Thought for the week: Ralph Waldo Emerson - "We aim above the mark

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24 Jan 2020

Programme 21 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between January 24th and 27th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: ALLEGORY

    Thought for the week: Winston Churchill - "A pessimist sees the difficulty

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17 Jan 2020

Programme 20 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between January 17th and 20th. Here are the details of the show:

Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

Word of the Week: NONCHALANCE

    Thought for the week: Gerald Good: "If you want to turn your life around,

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10 Jan 2020

Programme 19 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between January 10rd and 13th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: PUERILE

    Thought for the week: George Bernard Shaw: "The biggest single problem in communication

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3 Jan 2020

Programme 18 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between January 3rd and 6th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: MELLOW

    Thought for the week: Napoleon Bonaparte - "A leader is a dealer

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20 Dec

Programme 17 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between December 20th and 23rd. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: BENIGN

    Thought for the week: Maya Angelou - "Try to be a rainbow

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13 Dec

Programme 16 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between December 13th and 16th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: COROLLARY

    Thought for the week: John Ruskin - "Give a little love to a child

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6 Dec

Programme 15 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between December 6th and 9th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: MAUNDER

    Thought for the week: Nelson Mandela - "There is no passion to be found playing small

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29 Nov

Programme 14 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between November 29th to December 2nd. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: EXCELLENCE

    Thought for the week: Nelson Mandela: "The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid

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22 Nov

Programme 13 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between November 22nd to 25th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: CHUTZPAH

    Thought for the week: John F Kennedy - "As we express our gratitude, we must

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15 Nov

Programme 12 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between November 15th to 18th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: PELL-MELL

    Thought for the week: Alfred North Whitehead - "No one who achieves success

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8 Nov

Programme 10 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between November 8th to 11th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: RHETORIC

    Thought for the week: Clarence Darrow - "If you lose the power to laugh

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1 Nov

Programme 9 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between November 1st to 4th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: PIVOT

    Thought for the week: Emma Watson: "Empathy and the ability to use

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25 Oct

Programme 8 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between October 25th to 28th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: PARELOGIZE

18 Oct

Programme 7 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between October 18th to 21st. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: JIBE or GIBE or ever GYBE

    Thought for the week: Satchel Paige - "Age is a case of mind over matter

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11 Oct

Programme 6 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between October 11th to 14th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: ZING

    Thought for the week: Anon - "The greateest thing that you will ever accomplish

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4 Oct

Programme 5 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between October 4th to 7th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    There is no word of the week in this first ever show, instead

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27 Sep

Programme 4 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between September 27th & 30th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: CAPRICIOUS

    Thought for the week: Maya Angelou - "If you don't like something change it

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20 Sep

Programme 3 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between September 20th and 23rd. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: WRY

    Thought for the week: Pablo Picasso - "I'm always doing that which I cannot do

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13 Sep

Programme 2 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between September 13th and 16th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: CANT

    Thought for the week: Eleanor Roosevelt- "You must do the things you think

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6 Sep

Programme 1 of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between September 6th and 9th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: PRESCIENCE

    Thought for the week: Robert Louis Stevenson - "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap

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30 Aug

Programme 37 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between August 30th - September 2nd. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: ERASCIBLE

    Thought for the week: Stephen Fry: "It is a cliche that most cliches are true,

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23 Aug

Programme 36 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between August 23rd to 26th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: COPIOUS

    Thought for the week: Arthur Schlesinger - Science and technology revolutionise

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9Aug

Programme 35 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between August 9th to 12th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: EGREGIOUS

26 July

Programme 35 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between July 26th & 29th. Here are the details of the show:

    Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

    Word of the Week: SALUBRIOUS

    Oprah Winfrey: "Be thankful for what you have,

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19 July

Programme 34 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between July 19th & 22nd. Here are the details of the show:

Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

Word of the Week: EXTRAPOLATE

12 July

Programme 33 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between July 12th & 15th. Here are the details of the show:

Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

Word of the Week: VIRULENT

05 July

Programme 32 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between July 5th & 8th. Here are the details of the show:

Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

Word of the Week: VELOCITY

28 June

Programme 31 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between June 28 & July 1. Here are the details of the show:

Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

Word of the Week: ASININE

21 June

Programme 30 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between June 21 & 24. Here are the details of the show:

Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

Word of the Week: JOCKEY

    Fred De Witt Van Amburgh - "Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourself

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7 June

Programme 29 of the 2018/19 season is first broadcast between date1 & date2. Here are the details of the show:

Intro (Available Friday 4pm):

Word of the Week: SLUMP

    Winston Churchill - "Success is the ability to go from one failure

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