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April 28, 2022

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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Nov. 24, 2020

S1E1: Helen Ward

Our very first episode! Though still a teenager, Helen Ward left her small village in rural County Longford, Ireland, in 1960, to…

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Nov. 18, 2020

Introducing CenterPieceNY

We will be dropping our first couple of full episodes in the run up to Thanksgiving (that's before November 26th, for those of yo…

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