An Irishman Abroad

Dermot Whelan: Episode 277

January 5, 2019
Dermot Whelan is one of Ireland's most loved radio personalities and, when you listen to this conversation, it's easy to see why. Dermot explains how he had to hide his inner culchie when the Dermot and Dave show started on Dublin's 98FM before moving to the national airwaves (4:00) and how his negative self-talk led to his fascination with meditation (35:00). Dermot, in what is a first for the series, also gives Jarlath a lesson in meditation live on the show (47:00)!
From what he believes to be the key behind the sustained strong relationship between himself and Dave Moore (1:06:00) to how terrifying it can be when things go wrong live on air (1:00:00), how he could have become an archaeologist (19:00) and much more, this is a truly enlightening conversation with one of Ireland's soundest broadcasting and comedic talents.
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