The Number One Fear - Speaking in Public

That's right - it ranks even before death and is the thing that most people fear, even speaking before a small group.

Welcome to The Talk Show for Talkers

The Talk Show for Talkers is a Podcast covering everything to do with public speaking, confidence and leadership. It is published in four sections every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday as a podcast on Anchor, iTunes and other podcasting platforms as well as on this website.

The show is hosted by experienced Toastmasters, Ted Mellamphy, a past President of Blarney Toastmasters and the Division A Director of District 71 (UK & Ireland) 2017/18, Moira O'Brien DTM, President of Lee Valley Speakers 2017/18, President of Blarney Toastmasters 2020/21,  Director for Area 11 2016/17and Assistant Division A Director for PR (2017/18), and Paul O'Mahony,  Director for Area 3 2019/20 and Division A Director 2020/21.

First broadcast in November 2014, the Talk Show is now in its 7th season with over 300 shows (as of November 2020) and is listened to in at least 80 countries with Podcast downloads exceeding 60,000.



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:

Anchor Apple Podcasts/iTunes Google Podcasts
Spotify Breaker Castbox
Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts
PodBean RadioPublic