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An Irishman Abroad

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Jarlath Regan presents An Irishman Abroad - 3 diverse weekly podcasts featuring the greatest Irish people of all time talking about their lives, politics, health, wellness and everything in between. Along with regular contributors Sonia O’Sullivan (Irishman Running Abroad) and Marion McKeone (Irishman In America), these podcasts are renowned for the depth and quality of its long form interviews. Previous guests include Brian O’Driscoll, Sir Bob Geldof, Tommy Tiernan, Aisling Bea, Hozier, Sarah Silverman, John C. Reilly, Paul McGrath, Boy George, Paul Mescal, Sharon Horgan, Lisa Hannigan and Dylan Moran. To hear access the full back catalogue of hundreds of interviews dating back to 2013 and to unlock the full version of each weekly episode visit Patreon.com/irishmanabroad. An Irishman Abroad is a winner of iTunes Store’s Best New Audio Podcast. The series has been featured in iTunes’ ”Best of” lists, Soundcloud and Podbean’s Most Popular Podcasts lists in multiple years. Recommended by The Guardian, Hot Press, Huffington Post, Telegraph, Times, BBC, RTE and Podfather himself, Marc Maron.

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United States

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Jarlath Regan presents An Irishman Abroad - 3 diverse weekly podcasts featuring the greatest Irish people of all time talking about their lives, politics, health, wellness and everything in between. Along with regular contributors Sonia O’Sullivan (Irishman Running Abroad) and Marion McKeone (Irishman In America), these podcasts are renowned for the depth and quality of its long form interviews. Previous guests include Brian O’Driscoll, Sir Bob Geldof, Tommy Tiernan, Aisling Bea, Hozier, Sarah Silverman, John C. Reilly, Paul McGrath, Boy George, Paul Mescal, Sharon Horgan, Lisa Hannigan and Dylan Moran. To hear access the full back catalogue of hundreds of interviews dating back to 2013 and to unlock the full version of each weekly episode visit Patreon.com/irishmanabroad. An Irishman Abroad is a winner of iTunes Store’s Best New Audio Podcast. The series has been featured in iTunes’ ”Best of” lists, Soundcloud and Podbean’s Most Popular Podcasts lists in multiple years. Recommended by The Guardian, Hot Press, Huffington Post, Telegraph, Times, BBC, RTE and Podfather himself, Marc Maron.

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English


Episodes

Hill Running Special Episode With Sonia O'Sullivan & Ricki Wynne

2/14/2024
You can't go around them, hills are a fact of life for all runners. The great Sonia O'Sullivan is the proof that running up and over them can provide a huge bang for your training buck. Today on the Irishman Running Abroad she sets out the keys to doing it right. We hear from her hand picked squad of listeners heading to Cobh to run her homecoming road race. We get a taste of my extended interview with the man who ran up and down Croagh Patrick 15 times in 24 hours. Yes, the Irish hill running king Ricki Wynne gives us a rare insight into his training and life. Sonia also reflects on the tragic death of Kelvin Kiptum and the Parkrun record wiping debacle. Want to contact us or be added to the show's WhatsApp ground? Email irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com To hear the full episode and access the full interview with Ricki Wynne visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad To see Jarlath on tour in 2024 visit www.jigser.com/gigs

Duration:00:33:07

Super Bowl Weekend Washington Shenanigans Special - Irishman In America

2/9/2024
The big football game hasn't even kicked off and Marion's voice is already as good as gone. She puts on a show of guts in today's podcast as she joins comedian Jarlath Regan to talk about the week's latest news. Is Taylor Swift working for the Defence Department, is LA about to be washed away and will Tucker get his interview with Putin? Most importantly Donald Trump's attempts to convince the world that he should be allowed do whatever he likes because he was once the President look to be over. In yet another calamitous week for the GOP Mike Johnson ran from the building, Mitch showed his hand and Biden learned how to rattle the man before he throws the football. Come on over to hear the rest of the episode on Patreon. Each and every episode goes up there with big extra chunk of chat and deep dive into the stories of the week. It's also the best way to support the show and get exclusive member only benefits including tickets to live shows, bonus series and the full archive of Irishman Abroad Podcasts. Email a question for Marion to irishmanabroadpcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:34:52

Sonia's Session Masterclass (Part 1) - Irishman Running Abroad

1/31/2024
Sonia O'Sullivan chat's to comedian Jarlath Regan about the ABCs of athletics training sessions. Where do most people go wrong? Is it ever ok to cut a session short? How do we keep our energy level and get the most out of a session? Sonia has the answers. It's week three of her training plan for the Cobh 10 - her homecoming race in Cork. We hear how the squad are doing and get Sonia's advice on tailoring the plan to your running level and ambitions. Pop over to www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad for a further 30 mins deep dive into this topic with Sonia and Jar each week. Patreon members get all sorts of benefits why not sign up and give it a go this year. Email irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com to contact the show.

Duration:00:32:24

Why Hayley Won't Quit, Trouble For Fani Willis & Kari Lake Is Back! - Irishman In America

1/26/2024
Is it all over? Nikki Hayley doesn’t think so. Is Fani Willis’s RICO case all over? She doesn’t seem to think so. Only one person can make sense of the campaign trail and all the news from America this week. It’s the Sunday Business Post Washington correspondent Marion McKeone. This week she takes listener questions and tries to predict as best she can, what happens next. To hear the full conversation sign up at www.Patreon.com/irishmanabroad - for just £5 a month you can gain premium access to all our episodes from the last 10 years including hundreds of interviews and spin off series. (See Jarlath on tour this year. His new standup show is travelling everywhere around Ireland and the UK. https://linktr.ee/IrishmanAbroad )

Duration:00:31:54

The Road To Cobh Week 1 - Meet The Squad - Irishman Running Abroad

1/17/2024
Sonia has read every email, letter and postcard. She has deliberated long into the night to find the best collection of talent and stories to form her squad for the road to Cobh 2024. Today we reveal who they are and hear some of their inspirational journeys. Which member of the team are you most like? There's someone for everyone. You can match your training plan to their's and take the journey Cobh too. This is a one of a kind episode with something for everyone in it. Sonia explains the difference between and easy and a "regular run". It's a subject that ex-elite athlete, now elite physical therapist, Vinny Mulvey and I have been exploring for the last 60 days. For the London Marathon 2024 I'm running for Kidney Care UK and I'm using low heart rate training to build the aerobic base that failed me in Dublin last October. So far it has been a revelatory experience. At first, mind numbingly boring, then agonising, then joyous - the process of learning to run properly slow on my easy days has not been easy. Vinny takes me on the Seb Coe loop of Ashbourne, Co. Meath to explain some of the more difficult questions surrounding low heart rate training. To hear the full episode and gain access to Sonia's full training plans and advice for training for every distance from 5k to the marathon head to www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad

Duration:00:40:48

Decision Time For America & Israel On Trial - Irishman In America

1/12/2024
With Israel facing charges of genocide, Trump trying to navigate a path through his legal challenges to the White House and Biden coming out all guns blazing in Iowa, there is a lot to talk about this week with Marion McKeone. Irishman In America runs down all the news of the week from across the pond and you can hear even more by visiting www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad - pose a question to Marion, download our US scandals series, listen to our in depth interviews and much more. Email irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com See Jarlath live on tour in 2024 www.jigser.com/gigs

Duration:00:31:46

Don’t Call It A Comeback! Returning To Running In 2024 - Irishman Running Abroad

1/3/2024
No matter how long or short the layoff, returning to running is a tough task. Sonia O’Sullivan has returned from every kind of challenge. From childbirth to injury, burnout to loss of confidence - Sonia has seen it all. Knocked down, written off and told it is not possible, she is proof that nobody should take no for an answer when it comes to running. This week she provides all the information you need to get back on the horse. Mentality, nutrition, apparel, strength and strategy; this episode has it all. It’s the last call for applications for Sonia’s squad. If you’d like to be coached by the GOAT simply email us your story. irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com Pop off to www.Patreon.com/irishmanabroad to get premium access to this episode. A further 30 minutes of conversation and insight plus episode notes. Jarlath is on tour through 2024. He will be running all over the world. Come to a show www.jigser.com/gigs or join him for a run https://www.strava.com/athletes/jarlath - He’s also running the London Marathon for Kidney Care UK this April. You can support him here.https://2024tcslondonmarathon.enthuse.com/pf/jarlath-regan?utm_campaign=website&utm_medium=email&utm_source=EnthuseSendGrid

Duration:00:35:06

The Big Questions For 2024 - Irishman In America With Marion McKeone

12/29/2023
Marion McKeone returns to give her analysis of the most pressing questions facing the USA in the coming year. Aside from who will be your President, the land of the free is staring down the barrel of some very serious choices surrounding its future as a global power. Jarlath poses the questions around faith in democracy, Biden, Israel, Ukraine and lots more in this powder keg of an episode. You can find the extended version covering the Nikki Hayley VP conundrum, Putin’s future in Russia, the most anticipated movies of 2024 and more, over on www.Patreon.Com/irishmanabroad . Did we miss something? Do you have a question for Marion?Contact the show irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com Subscribe and give us a rating on your podcast provider. It’s a massive help. Thank you and happy new year.

The Road Cobh - Your Chance To Be Coached By Sonia O’Sullivan - Irishman Running Abroad

12/20/2023
Would you like to be coached by Sonia O’Sullivan? Well that’s the chance we are offering our lucky listeners over the next four months on the road to the Cobh 10 Mile Road Race. Listen to this episode to hear how you can be considered for selection. Entry is now open for Ballymore Cobh AC’s centrepiece race of the year. https://eventmaster.ie/event/R4l7UL5h76 But you can win free entry and the chance to be coached by the GOAT by simply emailing us your story. Today on the show Jarlath talks to Sonia about the 10 mile road race, why she loves it so much and that time she smashed the world record over this distance. Later on they talk hills and last minute Christmas gifts. Then in the XL Patreon version, coach Vinny Mulvey explains why heart rate training might be the way for ward for runners in their 30s and 40s. Vinny breaks down the science and examines the impact it has already had on Jarlath’s running. Visit www.Patreon.Com/irishmanabroad to gain access to full episode and archive. Email irishmanabroadposcast@gmail.com to be considered for the squad or to submit a question for Sonia.

Duration:00:30:26

Marion McKeone’s 2023 Picks Of The Year - Irishman In America (Part 1)

12/15/2023
Marion McKeone surveys the wreckage of one of the strangest years in US politics and selects her biggest winners and losers of the year. To hear part 2 and her full list of selections including best political book, movie and predictions for the year to come, head to www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad Irishman In America is an Irishman Abroad Podcast created, mixed, mastered, edited and researched by Jarlath Regan. Original logo by Fintan Wall @wallhello. Original episode artwork by Jarlath Regan. Contact the show? irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:33:48

2023 Christmas Special - Sonia’s Picks Of The Year - Irishman Running Abroad

12/6/2023
Sonia O’Sullivan looks back on a jam packed year in athletics and makes her selections for the best of 2023. Later in the show we hear first hand accounts of the Valencia Marathon from listeners James Carty and Wynona Grant. Pop over to hear the full size episode and access hundreds of hours of Sonia’s advice and training tips. www.Patreon.Com/irishmanabroad. Don’t forget to contact the show and put your questions to Sonia and Jar. Irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.Com Jarlath is on tour all through 2023 and 2024 see www.jigser.Com/gigs for tour dates and tickets.

Duration:00:32:56

Remembering Shane MacGowan with Marion McKeone - Irishman In America (Part 1)

12/1/2023
Marion McKeone pays tribute to her dear friend and Irish music icon Shane MacGowan who sadly passed away this week. Marion explains the origin of their friendship and what Shane meant to the Irish abroad. We hear her fondest memories and few things only those closest to him could ever know. In the second half of the episode on www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad Marion examines the latest developments in Israel and Gazza, the Desantis dumpster fire and what we can learn from lawlessness in US cities after the Dublin riots. To contact the show email irishmanabraodpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:28:39

Is Technology Ruining Your Running? | Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O’Sullivan

11/22/2023
If a run happens in the woods and there’s no watch there to record it and post it to Strava, did a run ever happen at all? Is the measuring of running ruining running? Sonia O’Sullivan and comedian Jarlath Regan ask whether the focus on data and super advanced technology is sucking the joy out of running? Later in the episode Sonia looks at the limits of data analytics for elite athletes and the one measurement even elite coaches are reluctant to ask their athletes about. One listener hits a big milestone and Jarlath experiments with low heart rate running. “Running is a long term relationship with yourself” according to Sonia. How can we make it one that lasts rather than a fling? Pop over to Patreon to see footage from Jarlath’s latest road trip and listen to an extra 30 mins deep dive on this subject. Www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad

Duration:00:31:32

What’s A Bit Violence Between Friends? - Irishman In America With Marion McKeone

11/17/2023
Is the low level threat of violence becoming normalised in US politics? Marion McKeone examines this question the light of a few very worrying incidents over the past year. It's been a crazy two weeks on The Hill. Jarlath and Marion look back on the big stories and try to predict what might happen next. Come over to Patreon to hear an extra 40 minute discussion of the humanitarian crisis in Gazza, George Santos's fraud charges, P Diddy's new rape allegations and much much more. www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad Why not email us your questions irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com - don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to the podcast - it helps the show a massive amount.

Duration:01:09:31

Rozanna Purcell - Irishman Abroad - Big Interview

11/12/2023
Jarlath Regan sits down with Rozanna Purcell to talk life changing decisions, passion and exploring Ireland. Roz is a broadcaster, content creator and author based in Ireland who has travelled the world for multiple reasons. At first it was for modelling but then she did what very few manage to do. Recognise the path they are on is not good for them and change. She has, since making this change, written several books including the recently released The Hike Life. In this great insight into Ireland she brings her passion for hiking to the page. Rozanna shares 50 of her favourite hikes from all around Ireland, from Donegal to Kilcash. Each hike includes levels of difficulty, all the details you need to know about the trail, where to get the best views along your journey and incredible places nearby to visit, from food stops to stunning beaches. Rozanna also shares practical tips for the outdoors, including layering, backpack essentials and useful precautions, apps and websites, making this an essential guide for both beginners and intrepid explorers. To hear the full interview head over to www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad and sign up today.

Duration:00:28:04

Your Marathon Tales (Dublin 2023) - Irishman Running Abroad

11/8/2023
Your stories of triumph and pain at the 2023 DUBLIN city marathon are the focus of today’s episode. Sonia O’Sullivan and Jarlath Regan hear from the listeners who ran, finished, wound up in hospital and got the bus home. This is a one of a kind instalment of Irishman Running Abroad. For anyone thinking of doing a marathon or contemplating getting back in the ring, this is a must listen. Make sure to come over to www.Patreon.com/irishmanabroad to access the full episode series and XL episodes. There’s no obligation. Cancel any time you like. Why not join the gang and be part of the chat? Email irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com with your phone number and we can add you to the WhatsApp group of champions.

Duration:00:35:22

Trump Kids Take The Stand & Desantis’ High Heal Hypocrisy - Irishman In America Podcast

11/3/2023
When your Dad doesn’t show up to support you at your big day in court you know things are bad. This week Don Junior and Eric had their big softball game and their big Orange Pappa failed to sit in the bleachers. Marion McKeone picks through some of the nonsense that is getting spewed. We also take a look at the importance of high heels to Ron Desantis’ campaign and the gains that Nikki Hayley continues to make. Over in the extended episode on www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad you can hear the latest from Gaza, George Santos and the attempts to keep Trump off the ballot in 2024. Marion goes to see GNR in concert and wonders can slash help Ron Desantis somehow. Jarlath is going out on tour. He will be doing his latest standup show “Yer Man” across the autumn and winter. Why not grab a ticket while you can. All the dates are selling out! https://linktr.ee/IrishmanAbroad For double size episodes each week and access to Marion’s American scandals series, why not visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad today. If you’d like to contact me, that is easy too. You know what to do! 1. Irishman Abroad Live Line: You can now get in touch with us and feature on our shows by sending your WhatsApp voice note to 00447565347350 2. Email Jar, Sonia and Marion directly on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com. For updates on future episodes and live shows follow Jar here on Twitter, visit www.jigser.com or subscribe to the YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:33:56

Dublin Marathon 2023 Sights And Sounds Episode - Irishman Running Abroad

11/1/2023
The crowds, the rain, the determination, the exhaustion, the exhilaration and the heartbreak; it’s all here in this bumper edition of Irishman Running Abroad. Let Jarlath Regan & Sonia O’Sullivan take you around the course. The Irish Life Dublin City Marathon 2023 was a beast. Jarlath recorded it every step of the way. This unique documentary episode tracks his race journey and how things didn’t quite go to plan. There’s beautiful moments with other runners and listeners, the crowds and organisers. He then speaks to his coach Vinny Mulvey about picking up the pieces afterwards and David Gillick about breaking 3 hours in hellish conditions. (Visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad for full access to all our episodes including that chat with Vinny and David.) Next week on the podcast we want to hear your stories. Email, voice note or WhatsApp us with what happened on the day for you? If you’re over the moon or trying to put the pieces back together Sonia can help. It’s easy! 1. Irishman Abroad Live Line: WhatsApp 00447565347350 2. Email Jar, Sonia and Marion directly on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com. For updates on future episodes and live shows follow Jar here on Twitter, visit www.jigser.com or subscribe to the YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:55:40

Who The Hell Is Mike Johnson? - Irishman In America With Marion McKeone

10/27/2023
How did Mike Johnson become the poster boy for Republican acceptability over night? Who is this man who now occupies one of the most powerful roles in American politics? Marion McKeone attempts to explain the origin story of the man who could US politics for the next few years. As the conflict rages between Hamas and Israel, the carnage continues and the number innocent lives lost mount up. What does the future hold for international law and the hostages still being held. Surely the siege and bombardment a threat to their safety? Trump threw a diaper baby tantrum in court this week. What exactly took place? Marion examines the impact of the RICO plea deals on subsequent cases. Is this whole nut about to crack wide open? Jarlath is going out on tour. He will be doing his latest standup show “Yer Man” across the autumn and winter. Why not grab a ticket while you can. All the dates are selling out! https://linktr.ee/IrishmanAbroad For double size episodes each week and access to Marion’s American scandals series, why not visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad today. If you’d like to contact me, that is easy too. You know what to do! 1. Irishman Abroad Live Line: You can now get in touch with us and feature on our shows by sending your WhatsApp voice note to 00447565347350 2. Email Jar, Sonia and Marion directly on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com. For updates on future episodes and live shows follow Jar here on Twitter, visit www.jigser.com or subscribe to the YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:34:20

The Final Countdown To Dublin - Irishman Running Abroad with Sonia O’Sullivan & Vinny Mulvey

10/25/2023
Marathon week is a tense time. Even though you’re meant to be relaxing a bit, the sense of “hurry up and wait” can have you thinking some pretty silly thoughts. Sonia O’Sullivan helps to calm the mind with some solid tips and stories from her week and running career. We then sift through the race day tips and hints from our loyal legion of listeners. Finally I go to Vinny Mulvey for a race week rub down. Refreshing my legs and my self belief, Vinny is full of sound advice on keeping things very simple just when your mind wants to over think. Would you like to join the conversation with hundreds of other like minded runners? Email Jarlath on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com and ask to join the show’s WhatsApp group. Jarlath is on tour right now. Visit www.jigser.com to see date or join the mailing list to get notified of next batch of tour dates. For double size episodes each week and access to Marion’s American scandals series, why not visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad today. If you’d like to contact me, that is easy too. You know what to do! 1. Irishman Abroad Live Line: You can now get in touch with us and feature on our shows by sending your WhatsApp voice note to 00447565347350 2. Email Jar, Sonia and Marion directly on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com. For updates on future episodes and live shows follow Jar here on Twitter, visit www.jigser.com or subscribe to the YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:36:31