10 Irish podcasts you should be listening to this summer

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It seems like everyone has a podcast these days! and everyone is listening to them as well.

If you haven’t found your go-to listen yet don’t worry because we have a list of the top ten Irish podcasts to listen to this summer.

Whether you are going on a walk, driving to work or relaxing on the beach we have a podcast that will keep you entertained this summer.

The Blindboy Podcast

Originally set up as a platform to advertise his book of short stories, The Blindboy Podcast has grown into one of the top-rated podcasts in Ireland.

Hosted by Blindboy, of the Rubberbandits, the podcast covers a diverse range of topics from mental health to arts and culture and social issues. if you’re only going to listen to one podcast on this list, let this be it.

My Therapist Ghosted Me


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If you haven’t already listened to this podcast, then you need to right now!

Comedian Joanne McNally partners up with media personality Vogue Williams to create an epically funny and unfiltered podcast.

I’m Grand Mam


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The podcast is hosted by two self-professed ‘mammy’s boys’. Kevin and PJ, originally from Cork but now living in London, sit down for a ‘cuppa tea’ and a catch-up, inevitably this makes for a brilliant podcast.

The pair talk about everything from what they had for breakfast to their experiences as growing up as gay men in Ireland.

Here for the Craic


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Are you looking for a ‘girly chats’ type podcast, well then this one is for you. Emma Neil talks about anything that’s on her mind from family dynamics to health and fitness or relationships.

Emma uses her own experiences to describe her opinions to the listeners. This relaxed podcast is an easy listen that’s just a bit of craic.

Talking Bollox

This podcast is exactly what the title says, just two lads from inner-city Dublin sitting around doing what they do best. Each episode is full of jokes, laughs and plenty of Irish banter.

It’s not all fun and games, the duo also speak about current affairs, mental health and other topical issues that they feel are important in their lives. With a diverse range of guests, this podcast is never boring.

Even the legend Christy Dignam is a fan. If it’s good enough for Christy it’s good enough for us.

Look What’s After Happening

If you want a good giggle this award-nominated improvised comedy podcast will have you laughing until you cry.

Comedians Luke Benson and Mark Cantan take the listeners through a nonsensical history of Ireland, with the help of characters Colin Spress and Cillian Vermillion. you can expect a lot of rambling and plenty of laughs from this weekly improv podcast.

Same But Different


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Hosted by Keelin Moncrieff & Eimear O’Reilly is an informal chatty show about absolutely everything. The duo talk about childhood, friendships, mental health and how they experience life as women in their 20s. The show is lighthearted yet emotional.

Listening to the two girls laugh and cry about their shared experiences in life creates a supportive space for the listener, it’s like being at a sleepover with your best friends. This is definitely a comfort listen.

That Chapter Podcast 


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Of course, the list wouldn’t be complete without a true crime podcast.

This weekly podcast, Mike takes you through some of the craziest true crime stories from around the world. Whether it’s a strange disappearance or a gruesome murder, That Chapter Podcast has every detail just for you.

The Group Chat

Featuring  Gavan Reilly, Zara King and Richard Chambers the Virgin Media Podcast is entertaining, educational and witty. Each episode takes a round table approach to discussing the main events of the week.

The trio Virgin Media reporters break down the main issues of the week across all topics through a lighthearted and entertaining conversation. This current affairs podcast will keep you informed and amused. What else could you ask for?

The Good Glow


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The Good Glow Podcast hosted by Georgie Crawford, is Irelands leading health and wellbeing podcast. Georgie aims to demystify common health issues and help her listeners better understand their health.

Each episode empowers Irish women to take control of their own well-being. With interviews From health experts and accounts of real-life experiences, this award-winning podcast is full of insightful information and emotional stories.


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