60 Best Ireland Podcasts
Here are 60 Best Ireland Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Irish History Podcast
From the Norman Invasion to the War of Independence, the Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through the most fascinating stories in Ireland's past. Whether it's the siege of Dublin in 1171 or gun battles in the 1920s, the podcast vividly recreates a sense of time and place. Each episode is meticulously researched creating character-driven narratives that are engaging and accessible for all.
Play⋅ 27.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
2. The History of Ireland
The Irish Republic's foundation is one hell of a story, complete with spying secretaries, pig thieves, politicians, poets, school teachers, and the world's biggest empire. In quick, bite-sized episodes, we're going to explore the causes, characters, and aftermath of the Irish War of Independence.
Play⋅ 866⋅ 482 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact
3. Traveling in Ireland
Are you planning an Ireland vacation? Whether soon or someday, you'll find helpful information in the Traveling in Ireland podcast. Join Jody Halsted of Ireland Family Vacations as she chats with the people you'll meet in Ireland about local highlights, where to go, what to do, and plenty of Ireland travel tips!
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Play⋅ 4.2K⋅ 2.3K ⋅3 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Feb 2016 Get Email Contact
4. Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland
Tom MacSweeney presents Maritime Ireland - covering Ireland's maritime culture, history, tradition and development. All so important to this island nation where the connection with the sea is as old as time itself. A fundamental part of Ireland, socially and economically.
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Play⋅ 2.4K⋅ 163 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact
5. ASA Ireland
Experts In Their Field is monthly a podcast brought to you by the Agricultural Science Association (ASA), Ireland. Each month the ASA speaks to an inspirational Irish Agricultural Science Graduate about their career and advice for others working within the industry.
Play⋅ 6K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
6. The Letter from Ireland Podcast - with Carina & Mike Collins
The Letter from Ireland Podcast. Join us as we travel in the footsteps of your Irish Ancestors visiting their homelands and telling their stories as they put down roots in so many places around the world.
Play⋅ 53.2K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
7. Film Ireland Podcast
Podcast by Film Ireland
Play⋅ 10K⋅ 26.5K ⋅5 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
8. Revolutionary Ireland
Join Lorcan Collins for a weekly podcast about Ireland's revolutionary history. Concentrating on the Easter Rising of 1916, The War of Independence 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. The show will also feature episodes on all aspects of revolutionary Irish history from 1798 to the Hunger Strikes of the 1980s. Revolutionary Ireland Podcast also features guest historians and activists.
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Play⋅ 8.3K⋅ 9.3K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact
9. History Ireland
The History Ireland Podcast covers a wide variety of topics, from the earliest times to the present day, in an effort to give the listener a sense of the distant past but also to offer a contemporary edge.
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Play⋅ 18.9K⋅ 22.4K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 70 min Get Email Contact
10. Ireland Talks Podcast
In each episode of the podcast, Kevin Byrne is joined by well-known artists, actors, and sometimes not so well known guests to discuss their life experiences.
Play⋅ 220 ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
11. AI Ireland Podcast
The AI Ireland podcast explores the applications and research of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on the island of Ireland. Our mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness, and for everyone living in Ireland.
Play⋅ 111⋅ 1.4K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
12. Folkway | The Folklore of Britain & Ireland
A stroll through the rich and fascinating folklore of Britain and Ireland. From music to psychogeography, to what to do if you notice the devil following you to church. It's a long, strange trip and there are no guarantees you'll be home in time for dinner. Each episode also includes a mini-almanac for the month ahead.
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Play⋅ 2.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact
13. Trail Running Ireland Podcast
Trail and Mountain Running Community in Ireland. The show is hosted by Eoin Flynn, UTMB Finish Line Race Announcer, and 10 time Irish International Mountain Runner. UKA qualified mountain running coach and professional trail running guide and race director, Rene Borg, also joins in every episode to make you a stronger and faster Trail runner.
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Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 56 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
14. Ireland on the Fly
Ireland on the Fly podcast is about the people and places of fly fishing in Ireland. From salmon and sea trout to brown trout, bass, and pike, the show looks at the future and tradition of the sport.
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Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact
15. Ireland's Edge
Dingle, Kerry, Ireland
Historian and writer Chris Kissane, Ireland's Edge The Podcast hosts and hears from a range of disparate and diverse voices all at the cutting edge of what they do.
Play⋅ 591⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
16. Early Childhood Ireland's Podcast
Early Childhood Ireland's podcast series features interviews and discussions on all issues relating to quality early learning and care, with a range of speakers who are leaders in the areas that matter to Early Childhood Ireland members.
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Play⋅ 33.2K⋅ 9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
17. Stories of Ireland and the Irish
Patricia Trainor is a retired university teacher at the University of Malaga. She is originally from Belfast and is interested in Ireland and all things Irish. Patricia taught Irish Studies to Spanish students BUT also to Erasmus students who came from all over the world. These stories were prepared for Patricia's contribution to Spain's Irish radio program Live on Eire which is presented by Ger Sweeney.
Play 7 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 9 min Get Email Contact
18. The Bar of Ireland Podcasts
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Representing barristers in Ireland. Whilst a large proportion of barristers have their own individual offices, many practising barristers are also members of the Law Library, a collective structure which facilitates the sharing of knowledge, experience and administrative resources. The Law Library has facilities located at the Four Courts in Dublin, the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin and adjacent to the courthouse in Cork and is a bustling hive of activity from which barristers work.
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Play⋅ 8.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
19. Spice Bags
Spice Bags is a podcast about food in Ireland and beyond. Multi-cultural hosts Blanca, Mei, and Dee a Spanish food researcher, a Chinese American writer, and an Irish writer and editor ask questions like: How did one enterprising Indian ex-pat create a market for Indian cuisine in Dublin? Why are so many Irish cheeses made by women? Why is Irish tea different from that in the rest of the world? We also talk to the immigrants who are shaping the new Irish culinary scene.
Play⋅ 309⋅ 547 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact
20. The AA Ireland Podcast
The AA Ireland Podcast takes a deeper dive into the topics that affect motorists and road users in Ireland. Hosted by Anna Cullen and Paddy Comyn from The Automobile Association in Ireland, it talks to experts from Ireland and around the globe about the issues that matter in transport.
Play⋅ 15.1K⋅ 10.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 40 min Get Email Contact
21. Ireland's Favourite ... Podcast
Irish people love lists. You name it and it has been ranked from worst to best or put into a top 10. But what do these lists tell us about Irish society, history, and culture? Join your hosts Jono and Paddy as they critique a different list of Ireland's favorite things each week through the medium of chat, song, and bad impersonations. From politics to hurling sticks, no Ogham stone is left unturned on Ireland's Favourite Podcast.
Play⋅ 3 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 65 min Get Email Contact
22. New Books in Irish Studies
Interviews with Scholars of Ireland about their New Books
Play⋅ 827 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact
23. Tell Me A Story with Eddie Lenihan
Eddie Lenihan is Ireland's most well-known storyteller. He has been telling tales for over 35 years. Each month, Eddie will share Irish wisdom and stories from the past on the Tell Me A Story with Eddie Lenihan podcast.
Play⋅ 7.9K⋅ 2.1K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
24. The Royal Irish Academy
The Royal Irish Academy, the academy for the sciences and humanities for the whole of Ireland will vigorously promote excellence in scholarship, recognize achievements in learning, direct research programs and undertake its research projects, particularly in areas relating to Ireland and its heritage.
Play⋅ 7.5K⋅ 25.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
25. The Ireland Canada Connection
Interviews with leaders in business, culture and public affairs across Ireland and Canada. Brought to you by the Ireland Canada Business Association.
Play⋅ 797 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact
26. The Time Out Podcast
Features Interviews with well-known figures across Ireland and beyond. Covering topics from sport, music, and more!
Play⋅ 296 ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
27. The Irish Passport
Irish culture and current affairs with the historical backstory that explains it all. Presented by journalist Naomi O Leary and lecturer Tim Mc Inerney, this is your passport to Ireland.
Play⋅ 13K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact
28. Shite Talk: An Irish History Podcast
A somewhat accurate retelling of Irish history stories. Join Irish stand up comedians Jason Brennan and Kevin Larney as they take turns giving their best accounts of some of Ireland's silly, strange, and downright stupid tales from the past.
Play⋅ 547 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 65 min ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact
29. Gerry Quinn's Irish Radio Show
Featuring traditional and popular Irish musicLocal and international news on Irish organizations and eventsInterviews with guests from Ireland and Irish AmericansLive on-air performances of local Irish bands
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Play⋅ 1.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 115 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
30. This Week
A look at events making the news in Ireland over the last week, presented by Carole Coleman and Justin McCarthy. Listen live every Sunday at 1pm on RTÉ Radio 1.
Play⋅ 274.3K⋅ 699.8K ⋅20 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 7 min Get Email Contact
31. Those Conspiracy Guys
Those Conspiracy Guys is a comedy, history, and True Crime podcast based in Ireland and deals with everything from the out-there conspiracy theories like aliens, time travel, and ancient civilizations to the more grounded, historical, and provable conspiracies like political and financial corruption, scientific chicanery and secret government agency shenanigans.
Play⋅ 16.2K⋅ 16.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 239 min Get Email Contact
32. Sunday Sounds Of Ireland
Join Irishmen Kevin Cahill and Farmer Hughes as they celebrate Irish culture and the Irish roots of Berkshire County through music. There is something for every sort of Irish music fan, from classic folk music to contemporary artists - if it's green, it's here on Sunday Sounds!
Play⋅ 9 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 61 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
33. Irish Life & Lore - Voices from the Archive
The generations which went before us could never have imagined the immense change which has come about in the way we live over the past century in Ireland. The Irish Life and Lore podcasts offer the listener an opportunity to hear the voices of eyewitnesses to this change, in all their individuality and authenticity, and in their manner of speaking unique to their local area. We hope you enjoy listening!
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 1.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
34. RTÉ - The History Show
The magazine style show explores social, political and cultural events from the beginning of time to the modern age with expert panellists, reports and discussion.
Play 4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact
35. Nature Magic
Nature Magic podcast is a positive voice for nature, from Ireland.
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Play⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
36. Irish Left Archive Podcast
A podcast looking at Left politics in Ireland from the Irish Left Archive. We talk to activists, writers, historians, politicians, and others involved in Left organizations and movements about their experiences of participating in Left parties and campaigns; Left publications and political documents they've been involved in; and the history and development of progressive politics in Ireland. We also look at the role of the Irish Left Archive and similar informal projects. The podcast is hosted by Ciarán Swan and Aonghus Storey.
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Play⋅ 382⋅ 2.3K ⋅11 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 70 min Get Email Contact
37. In Your Nature
The In Your Nature Podcast will bring you conversations about birds, wildlife, v and wild places. The podcast is presented by Ricky Whelan and Niall Hatch of BirdWatch Ireland with regular expert guests.
Play⋅ 40.5K⋅ 26.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
38. A Conversation With
We are a podcast team based in Ireland who want to promote a new and Shared Ireland.The aim of our 'A Conversation With' podcast is to begin a dialogue & debate on how to achieve this.
Play⋅ 24K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 62 min Get Email Contact
39. Love Irish Food - 'Green Ireland' Podcast Series
Welcome to the Love Irish Food - 'Green Ireland' Podcast Series with host Conall O Móráin. Love Irish Food is dedicated to sustainable and local Irish food and drinks brands. Supporting the many thousands of jobs and communities that depend on the Irish food industry. To listen to the Love Irish Food - 'Green Ireland' Podcast Series and see a full list of local Irish food brands.
Play⋅ 65.3K ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
40. The National Library of Ireland
The mission of the National Library of Ireland (NLI) is to collect, preserve, promote and make accessible the documentary and intellectual record of the life of Ireland and to contribute to the provision of access to the larger universe of recorded knowledge. It is open, free of charge, to all those who wish to consult the collections.
Play⋅ 34.5K⋅ 47.7K ⋅16 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 12 min Get Email Contact
41. Ireland Creates with Aisling O' Rourke
Ireland Creates with Aisling O' Rourke is a podcast about Ireland's storytellers. The story behind storytelling. In each episode, Aisling speaks with a different creative about their life, creative practice, and what storytelling means to them. Ireland Creates has featured Writers, Photographers, Musicians, and Filmmakers to name just a few.
Play⋅ 34 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact
42. Una and Andrea's United Ireland
32 Episodes. 32 Counties. 32 Questions. Every week United Ireland looks at how issues in small places have a much bigger context, and discusses the issues important to you. Let's go!
Play⋅ 3.4K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 67 min Get Email Contact
43. Ireland Beyond Colonialism
The Ireland Beyond Colonialism podcast seeks to bring together diverse perspectives on how colonialism & coloniality manifest in our lives, and projects being pursued that express a different way of being. It covers many broad topics including racism & white supremacy, colonialism, Irish history, Gaelic culture, mythology, climate breakdown, decolonization, anti-capitalism, queerness & gender issues, herbalism & foraging, spirituality & religion, and more as we see fit!
Play⋅ 246 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 83 min Get Email Contact
44. Dental Protection Ireland
The Dental Protection Ireland podcast discusses the key and current dentolegal risks and issues affecting dental practitioners across Ireland. The Dental Protection team provide helpful advice and guidance on how to steer clear of dentolegal risks, assisting you to provide safe and high-quality care for your patients. Our first podcast series RiskBites provides short, bite-sized guidance for some of the issues impacting the dental profession right now.
Play⋅ 9.2K⋅ 1.8K ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
45. The Vet Space Ireland Podcast
Vet Space Ireland Podcast hosted by Michelle & Hazell discusses positivity, learning and all current affairs in the veterinary world
Play⋅ 919⋅ 316 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
46. Discover the Stories of Ireland
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland
At Abarta Heritage, we try to tell the story of Ireland through our informative and immersive audioguides, audiobooks, and podcasts. Our professionally narrated guides are packed with facts and information but are also full of music and sound effects to help immerse you in the story. We have guided all over Ireland, and they can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home or at the site. So hit play and let us whisk you off to Ireland's past!
Play⋅ 6.6K⋅ 6.8K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact
47. Tales of the British Isles
South Yorkshire, England, UK
A podcast telling some of the famous and not-so-famous myths, legends, stories, and folklore of the British Isles in a haphazard order. Coming directly from South Yorkshire it is currently regular and will feature all of the above and whatever other miscellaneous snippets take my fancy
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Play⋅ 588⋅ 2.6K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 67 min ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact
48. Red Talks
We are a network of radical socialists within the political party People Before Profit, a 32-county socialist organization on the island of Ireland, in Europe. Ireland is changing and we're reflecting what mainstream media won't!
Play⋅ 40.8K⋅ 3.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
49. Waterways Ireland Podcast
Historian Turtle Bunbury explores the rich history of Ireland's waterways from the formation of our rivers and the end of the last Ice Age, to the canals and blue ways of 2022. With an eye for quirky details, he considers the ancient legends that underlie each river's name, the people who lived in the crannogs and island monasteries, the creation of the canal network, and multiple other aspects of this glorious water world. This series also features interviews with contemporary men and women who have spent their working lives on the waterways as patrol officers and lock keepers.
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Play⋅ 22.3K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
50. Poetry File
Leading Irish poets read their work. In association with Poetry Ireland, broadcast on Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive.
Play⋅ 274.3K⋅ 699.8K ⋅7 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 6 min Get Email Contact
51. GRÁ - Growing roots abroad
You stumbled upon GRÁ. Welcome! Fáilte!This podcast is meant for everyone raising children away from the country they were raised in. Because we're based in Ireland, it will be mostly made of Irish stories. The podcast's guests will share a few of their experiences the joys, the struggles, the discoveries - everything. Enjoy!
Play 5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
Irish Myth, Lore, and Superstitions are explored by two friends, Aran and Luke. We both love and are fascinated by the tales and superstitions from Ireland of yore. We hope to share that love and fascination with our fellow listeners.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact
53. Ireland: A History
A weekly podcast that explores the history of Ireland since antiquity using the most up to date source material. No history masters required here as information is presented in a fun and easy to digest fashion. Lovers of history and culture of all backgrounds find your place here.
Play⋅ 45 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact
54. We're Not F***ing Historians
Comedian Shane Todd and author and director Hazel Hayes are on a mission to understand the colorful past of the island they call home. From the Bronze Age to Bono, Paganism to St. Patrick, every Tuesday they share a new tale from Ireland's history and have plenty of craic while they're at it. So pull up a chair, pin back your ears, and get ready for an education in life on the Emerald Isle.
Play⋅ 4.3K ⋅27 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
55. Endswell Boxing Podcast
Irish boxing news and schedules information aswell as recent reports from domestic and international boxing events in the professional and amateur ranks. Details of upcoming fights, videos, and news on fight . Interviews with boxers of all eras from Ireland and beyond.
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Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
56. A Woman's Place Ireland
A new podcast discussing the political, historical, and social lives of Ireland's Women, past and present.
Play⋅ 469 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 57 min Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|RTÉ Radio 1||rte.ie||66|
|Early Childhood Ireland||buzzsprout.com||63|
|WTBR 89.7FM - Pittsfield Community Radio||sunday-sounds-of-ireland.castos.com||45|
|Shite Talk History||shitetalkhistory.libsyn.com||31|
Ireland Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Ireland Travel Tips||5|
|Ireland Vacation Tips||2|
|Causeway Coastal Route||2|
|Wild Atlantic Way||2|
|Ireland Vacation Planning||1|
|Cliffs Of Moher||1|
|Dublin Audio Guides||1|
|Save Money In Ireland||1|
|Ireland's Ancient East||1|
Ireland Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Ireland Travel and Culture Podcasts||15|
|Irish News Podcasts||11|