CenterPieceNY

CenterPieceNY

New York Irish Stories: we chronicle the lives of long-standing members of New York's Irish community, in their own words.

And by 'long-standing' we mean those that have put down some serious roots in the city that never sleeps.

And for a small country like Ireland - such a diversity of accents!

Episode schedule: one published per month, towards month end.

NEW EPISODE: JAN 27 2021

Storytelling is the zeitgeist !

Recent Episodes

Dec. 30, 2021

S2E4: Breda Skeados and the Baker's Dozen

Breda Skeados is the middle child in a family of thirteen siblings from the rural West of Ireland, all born in a twenty-year peri…

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Nov. 30, 2021

S2E3: Sophie Colgan–Speaking Truth to Power

Sophie Colgan is one of the finest examples of strong leadership on the rise today among the young in the Irish community of New …

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Oct. 28, 2021

S2E2: Jacqueline Kealy - from Tuam to the stage lights of New York Ci…

We know County Galway in Ireland has it share of towns (and a city!), each with their own character and traditions, but Tuam–alon…

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Sept. 30, 2021

S2E1: Adrian Flannelly - the Godfather of Irish talk radio in New Yor…

So we're all podcasters nowadays, but what is podcasting but radio on demand ? In this episode we hear the story of one of the gr…

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Sept. 23, 2021

Season Two Preview: A chat with Colm O'Regan

To kick off Season Two, host Paul Finnegan sat down with well-known Irish comedian, author, broadcaster, MC and podcaster Colm O…

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June 29, 2021

S1E10: Peter and Bryan Fahy, and a tribute to Galway City.

We have two guests this time around, young thirty-somethings and brothers, Peter and Bryan Fahy , originally from Salthill in Ire…

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May 27, 2021

S1E9: Sean Benson

Legalizing the Irish. In the days before Monday October 14th 1991, thousands converged on a post office in Merrifield, Virginia. …

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April 29, 2021

S1E8: Susan McKeown

Dubliner Susan McKeown has made a career in music. This is no small feat, and tells us she is an accomplished singer and innovat…

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March 25, 2021

S1E7: Pat Lally

Pat Lally is a Galwayman. He hails from the county in Ireland that is the second largest of that country's famed set of thirty tw…

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Recent Blog Posts

And you may find yourself...

Found myself this week on a podcast devoted to (American) football, the Buffalo Bills, and Sullivan's Beer (https://www.sullivansbrewingcompany.com/).Go …

To Begin with the End in Mind....

Just a few weeks ago, in Hell's Kitchen, in New York City, Irish Arts Center cut the ribbon on a magnificent new state-of-the-art cultural hub.No doubt, …

CenterPieceNY is a Luxury Brand Podcast.

I keep a close eye on the boys at the Irish Stew Podcast. They support their wonderful podcast with great, innovative marketing. I have emulated (ahem..…