An Irishman Abroad

Ian Madigan: Episode 289

March 30, 2019

Ian Madigan welcomed Jarlath into his home in Bristol to discuss his rollercoaster ride his career has been  in recent years.

Ian opens up about his injury at Bordeaux (17:00). He explains in detail how he maintained a level head during the madness that he has experienced over the last few years (30:00).

Jarlath asks about the possibility of  Simon Zebo returning to the Ireland squad in the 2019 Six Nations (8:00),  why Johnny Sexton might not be the nicest person on the pitch (48:00), the notion of resenting having to move abroad (57:00) and a hilarious lightning round of questions (Patreon Extended Cut Only), this is a one of a kind conversation with a true gent of professional rugby.

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Jarlath also gives us a taster of the first episode of the new "An Irishman Abroad: Returning Home" series with James Parnell. Visit for more information on James' work helping Irish people return home from abroad. 

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