The Irish Passport

A podcast on Irish culture, history and politics by Naomi O'Leary and Tim Mc Inerney. We bring you the backstory to today's news at a moment of geopolitical upheaval with plenty of lighthearted moments. It's your passport to Ireland.

https://theirishpassport.com/

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S3 Episode 5: Galway, City of the Tribes


Fishermen kings, Spanish galleons, and fearsome pirate marauders – these are just some of the things that make the history of Galway City on the west coast of Ireland so intriguing. Take a tour around the medieval old town with historian Adrian Mar


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 2019-07-13  59m
 
 

S3 Episode 4: Poetry and Pain


A Newry woman visits her big brother in Paris. The two share a drink and talk all night. The next morning, he leaves instructions for taking the metro, and disappears. His family never see him again. The story of Anne Morgan’s 32-year search for he


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 2019-07-01  1h4m
 
 

S3 Episode 3: Collusion


A brutal mass shooting shocks the world. In its wake, leaders vow to find those responsible and bring them to justice. But instead, the investigation goes nowhere. Evidence mysteriously goes missing or is destroyed. Suspects are tipped off before they ar


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 2019-05-24  47m
 
 

Halfpints: Ellen Coyne on Women’s Healthcare


Enjoy this freely available episode of the Irish Passport Podcast Halfpints, the exclusive extra-content series we make to thank our Patreon supporters. In this Halfpint episode, we look back on our full interview with Ellen Coyne, the journalist who bro


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 2019-05-23  21m
 
 

S3 Episode 2: Travellers


Who are Irish Travellers? The answer is Ireland’s most hidden history: mistaught or not taught in schools, often invisible or misrepresented in the media, and abused by some for political gain. In this episode, three Irish Travellers explain who th


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 2019-04-26  55m
 
 

S3 Episode 1: Women in Politics


In this first episode of Season 3, we explore the fascinating story of Irish women in politics from 1916 to the present day. We ask why women –  integral to the foundation of the state – almost disappeared from the country’s political l


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 2019-03-28  59m
 
 

Bonus Live Show: The London-Irish Diaspora


This St Patrick’s Day weekend we’re bringing you a bonus live show! Tim comes to you from the Museum London, where he speaks to journalist Séamas O’Reilly and historian Danielle Thom about the London-Irish Diaspora, past and present. We’ll also hear abou


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 2019-03-12  53m
 
 

Live show! Ireland and America: the long romance


The Irish Passport’s first live show takes on the issues of race, politics and history between Ireland and the United States. We hear the backstage gossip from St. Patrick’s Day at the White house from RTÉ broadcaster Caitríona Perry, author


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 2019-02-15  1h21m
 
 

Halfpints preview: Brexit, the border and Irish unity


A sneak preview of a bonus episode published to thank our Patreon supporters. Hear the full episode at patreon.com/theirishpassport. How has Brexit transformed the debate on Irish unification? We hear from locals in Northern Ireland on why a referendum o


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 2019-01-29  1m
 
 

S2 Episode 13: Nationalism


It’s the Season 2 finale of the Irish Passport Podcast, and we’re taking on Irish Nationalism. Naomi interviews Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald about her concept of progressive Irish nationalism, and why she believes its anti-colonial r


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 2019-01-26  1h8m