Podcasts are a great way to spend time generally and even more so now. The 10 podcasts listed below will keep you learning and engaged with education throughout lockdown.
Irish History Podcast
This Irish History Podcast is run by historian, author and podcaster Fin Dwyer. The podcasts has a unique way of bringing listeners on a journey through specific aspects of Irish history. Expertly researched and produced to a high quality, often featuring input from people who specialise in a particular part of Irish history, this podcast has plenty to keep you interested over the coming weeks.
Irish Times Inside Business
The Irish Times Inside Business podcast is a weekly programme dedicated to Irish business and economics, featuring award winning journalists, analysts and industry experts presented by Business Editor Ciarán Hancock.
Tumble Science Podcast for Kids
Exploring stories of science discovery, this science podcast is one that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Hosted & produced by Lindsay Patterson (science journalist) and Marshall Escamilla (teacher).
Bitesize Irish Podcast
The Bitesize Irish Podcast is a free show in English for anyone interested in the Irish language and Irish culture. New episodes are published every couple of weeks. It is hosted by Eoin Ó Conchúir.
Grammar Girl Podcast
Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing. Covering the grammar rules and word choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers, Grammar Girl makes complex grammar questions simple with memory tricks to help you recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. It is hosted by Mignon Fogarty.
This snappy podcast is hosted by Dina Fine Maron and is a daily dose of health news and advice. Short and to the point, it’ll only take a minute.
Artists Helping Artist
Each week host Leslie Seata discusses a specific topic that addresses how to sell more art online, along with guest artists, gallerists and others sharing their knowledge of the business side of art.
Mothers of Invention
Former Irish President Mary Robinson and Irish comedian Maeve Higgins host this uplifting podcast which looks into climate change and the problems surrounding it and the possible solutions to it. Each episode they are joined by women integral to the fight against climate change.
Motherfoclóir is hosted by Darach Ó Séaghdha. It looks at a variety of different topics ranging from feminism to mythology. What is key is that the subjects all have some connection to the Irish language.
Smart People Podcast
Smart People Podcast is a weekly, interview-based podcast that features today’s most well respected thought leaders engaging in authentic, insightful conversation for the benefit of the listener.
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