Gavan Murphy: Episode 75

21Feb

This week personal chef to the stars and catering entrepreneur, Gavan Murphy, joins Jarlath to discuss his journey which took him from Tralee to Hollywood. Gavan talks about the moment Cindy Crawford changed his life forever, learning his craft at the world famous Ballymaloe Cookery School, his struggle with food in boarding school and how he fell in love with the chaos of the kitchen in Martha's Vineyard. 

Jarlath gets a rare insight into the world of supermodel diets from one of the hottest personal chefs in the business. It's a must listen for anyone with aspirations to start their own business or a love/hate relationship with food.

Don't forget to checkout 'The Healthy Irishman' blog at www.gavanmurphy.com

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Ronnie Delany: Episode 74

14Feb

Former middle-distance runner Ronnie Delany is one of Ireland's true sporting greats. As part of the legendary four-minute miler club Ronnie boasts an exceptional win rate and in this week's episode he discusses how he still learned from the few races in which he didn't place at all. Ronnie invited Jarlath into his home to discuss his world records, how racing his brother home from school eventually led him to training with Jumbo Elliot at the renowned Villanova University, how he almost missed out on the Olympics and the strategy through which he subsequently won gold. 

Ronnie also discusses hiding one's aspirations, keeping elite athletic company, being so fast that he was booed at Madison Square Garden and the regrets that he has despite having had such a wonderful life.

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Keith Gillespie: Episode 73

7Feb

Keith Gillespie has seen his fair share of ups and downs, from the extreme highs of playing for Manchester United and Northern Ireland to the terrible lows of gambling addiction, bankruptcy and deceit. 

Keith opens up about one of the darkest times of his life where he was victim to a false accusation of rape which saw him spend time in a Spanish jail. He also gives his view on the Ched Evans case and talks about the implications that time had on his later life. Keith also talks in detail about his crippling gambling addiction which once saw him lose £47,000 in one afternoon.

Download this episode now to also hear the conclusion of his search for justice for the man who once stole half a million pounds from him, how Alex Ferguson handles negotiation talks and how Kevin Keegan had to pay off his bookie.

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Graham Linehan (Live At The Museum Of Comedy, London): Episode 72

31Jan

Without Graham Linehan there would be no Father Ted, The IT Crowd, Black Books or Irishman Abroad podcast. Having first appeared all the way back in August 2013 in episode 1, this week he chatted with Jarlath in front of a packed Museum of Comedy in London. Download it now to hear Graham speak candidly on a variety of previously untouched topics such as the controversial cancellation of The Walshes, the U.S. problem with his work and why The Simpsons stopped being funny.

Graham also talks about the reasons behind writers procrastinating, the art of sitcom writing, his regrets regarding his approaches to the opposite sex, spotting the right actors for a role and that moment of bliss when a scene finally comes together.

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Shane Horgan: Episode 71

24Jan

Just three years ago former rugby player Shane Horgan lifted the Heineken Cup with Leinster having previously represented both Ireland and the British and Irish Lions. Today Shane is a trainee solicitor in London and he joins Jarlath on the show this week to discuss the path that took him here. 

Shane opens up about how he doubted whether he wanted Ireland to succeed without him having being dropped from the Irish team just ahead of them winning the Grand Slam before explaining why he believes Paul Kimmage should leave no stone unturned when it comes to investigating drugs in rugby.

From discussions about facing up to Jonah Lomu, obsessive behaviour in sportspeople, comparing the money in rugby versus soccer to the role of parents in sports this chat covers it all.

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Michael Redmond: Episode 70

17Jan

Michael Redmond is best known for his role as Father Stone in Father Ted having also appeared in Brass Eye and Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle. Over the last thirty years Michael has made his name on stage as a stand up comic in the UK. This week he talks to Jarlath about what topics he believes should or should not be joked about, how he once quit comedy before returning and starting from scratch, the response to Father Ted in it's early days and how a rain mac gave him comfort on stage.

Michael also discusses why he believes some people like to be offended, his experiences of having his jokes stolen and in the course of this conversation Jarlath also uncovers what would really push this mild-mannered man over the edge.

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Peter Breen: Episode 69

10Jan

Today Peter Breen is the PRO for the International Cricket Council in Dubai. And while he was the public relations officer for Leinster Rugby during their journey from rags to riches, this is not strictly an episode about sport. Peter tells the story of how one of Ireland's most legendary sports teams grew from almost nothing to becoming a Goliath over the course of ten years due to hard graft and determination. From players getting togged out of the back of cars pitch side, to being one of the most dominant rugby clubs in the world this is a fascinating story of one of the lesser discussed areas within sports.

Aside from his career, as a nine year old boy Peter was one of the lucky survivors of the Hillsborough disaster and this week he discusses the events as they unfolded and how it changed his life forever.

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Paul Murray: Episode 68

3Jan

Author Paul Murray's work is critically acclaimed and his accolades include his novel Skippy Dies being longlisted for a Booker prize as well as placing third in Time magazine's top 10 works of fiction for 2010. This week Paul joined Jarlath to discuss his career and to give his thoughts on the importance of questioning authority, what shaped his writing style, how technology is stifling modern communication, writing funny versus writing tragic and the notion of compromising his art in order to support his family and much, much more.

Paul also discusses his experiences abroad which include living on ketchup sandwiches in Barcelona, completing his Master's in Norwich and making bread in a factory in Germany.

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Timothy V. Murphy: Episode 67

27Dec

Tim Murphy joins Jarlath this week to talk about his journey which took him from Tralee to Hollywood. Having starred in shows such as 24, Criminal Minds, NCIS, Sons of Anarchy and True Detective, Tim discusses the process of playing the villain in many of his roles. He also talks about fear permeating Hollywood, loneliness, how to become a financially secure actor in America and the problem with viewing the world's problems as 'black and white' before giving his thoughts on the release of The Interview amidst fears of terrorism upon it's release.

Jarlath would like to give a word of thanks to Shane O'Connor for making the introduction to Tim.

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Sir Terry Wogan: Episode 66

20Dec

Sir Terry Wogan is a legend of broadcasting and just might be the most popular Irishman abroad in the UK. This week Terry joins Jarlath for a face to face chat about everything from luck to talent, to pride and the importance of kindness. He speaks candidly about the journey which took him from a simple office job in a bank to becoming one of the most universally loved television and radio personalities in the history of broadcasting.


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