Nov. 26, 2022

S3E3: Ray O'Hanlon, Stringer of Pearls

Ray O'Hanlon is a long-standing journalist, author and editor of the weekly Irish Echo news service, which has been a pillar of t…

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Oct. 27, 2022

Helen McNamara O'Shea: Healer at Heart

In this episode, Helen McNamara O'Shea tells us of the brave leap she made from a career as an accomplished doctor to that of a s…

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Sept. 27, 2022

Donie Carroll: A Song of Freedom

County Cork, on Ireland's southern shore, is its biggest county, bigger than all the rest, all thirty one of them. Corkonians, …

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Sept. 16, 2022

Season Three Introduction: A Conversation with John Lee.

Season Three kicks off with a short conversation between CenterPieceNY host, Paul Finnegan, and fellow New York Irish podcaster, …

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June 30, 2022

S2E10: Eamon Harkin-This Is The Only Time We Live In.

Here in the tenth and final episode of Season Two, we get to know Eamon Harkin, originally from Derry in Ireland, who has achieve…

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May 28, 2022

S2E9: Amy Brett-The More Things Change...

Amy Brett is a passionate and skilled event planner, an avid Gaelic footballer and a powerful fundraiser for great causes. And s…

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April 28, 2022

S2E8: Claire McGovern and her Soft Power

Claire McGovern is a sustainable interior designer, art advisor and manufacturer, whose recent work uses Irish wool as its basis,…

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March 29, 2022

S2E7: The Computer Club, Part I

We're taking a slightly different approach in this episode. We've gathered some thoughts and memories of several centerpieces, …

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Feb. 26, 2022

S2E6: Martin Nutty, the Pensive Podcaster.

Martin Nutty, all 6 foot 4 inches of him, burst onto the global Irish community scene in 2020 when he fetched up alongside the p…

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Jan. 28, 2022

S2E5: Shelley Ann Quilty-Lake, the Unapologetic Advocate who Belongs.

They say that diversity is being asked to the dance, while inclusion is being asked to dance, but belonging is hearing your musi…

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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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Feb. 25, 2021

S1E6: Fr. James Kelly

Few neighborhoods, if any, in New York City have gone through as many upheavals over the last 60 years, as has Bushwick in Brook…

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Jan. 29, 2021

S1E5: Peggy Cooney

Perhaps it came about from the confines of her upbringing, and the little say she had in decisions that greatly affected her life…

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Dec. 30, 2020

S1E4: John Houlihan

John Houlihan is a native of Ringsend, a fishing village in Ireland, absorbed long ago into the great city of Dublin, the nation…

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Dec. 21, 2020

S1E3: John McGurrin

John McGurrin was a mere lad of twelve years when his family upped stakes in his native County Cavan, Ireland, and headed for New…

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Nov. 25, 2020

S1E2: Mike Doherty

Like many a man before him, Michael Doherty left his home in Ireland, and followed his brother to New York, in search of a steady…

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