‘ LUCKY COUNTRY’ PODCAST
Commences March 31st 2019
A podcast series where Irish people, from a wide range of ages and backgrounds , share their journey leaving Ireland and settling in Australia.
They tell their intimate stories, their trials & tribulations, with many now calling Australia home.
Brought to you with the support of the Irish Government Emigrant Support Programme & Australia’s Community Broadcast Foundation
ABC Radio Sydney’s leading Evening Radio Host, Chris Bath, chats with Jack Murphy about his brand new podcast series Lucky Country (first aired Mar 14 2019)
LUCKY COUNTRY EPISODE 1 BELOW
Featuring 2 Dubliners who grew up 5 kms from one another BUT … 55 years apart! meet Harry Cummins & Neil O’Sullivan …
LUCKY COUNTRY EPISODE 2 BELOW
Harry Cummins settles in australia while Neil O’Sullivan shares his passion for soccer & the big influencers during his formative years …
LUCKY COUNTRY EPISODE 3 BELOW
Harry Cummins & judy his sydney born wife start their family in the snowy mountains. his fellow dubliner,Neil O’Sullivan,50 years his junior, DREAMS about heading to australia.
we meet martin cunningham, born in war torn northern ireland. he recalls how he & his mum narrowly escaped death when they had simply gone shopping in the border town of newry.
martin was just 6 years old
april 20 2019 below
Dedicated to LYRA MCKEE , her partner and family #rip
Music from Flogging Molly, Dermot Kennedy, Frances Black sings RAGLAN ROAD at Martin McGuinness funeral, DERRY 2016,Mary Black,WESTLIFE with Sydney’s JOHN STEPHAN. HILARIOUS Satire - CALLAN’s KICKS &… R.O.C.K!
april 13 2019 below
Music from Van Morrison & The Chieftains, U2, PICTURE THIS, Keywest. PLUS comedy from David O’ Doherty, SUPER Satire - CALLAN’s KICKS & ROCK!
april 6 2019 below
SPECIAL FEATURE ON BREXIT , PICTURE THIS, US Chart Topper HOZIER, Phil Lynott’s 2 Dublin Songs, The Strypes & Director Plus Ross O’Carroll Kelly & SUPER Satire - CALLAN’s KICKS!
March 30 2019
SPECIAL FEATURE ON BREXIT US Chart Topper HOZIER, Picture This, Christy Moore, Marxman featuring Oisin Lunny & Sinead O’ Connor , KILA, Dermot Kennedy, Something Happens, Ross O’Carroll Kelly & SUPER Satire - CALLAN’s KICKS!
March 23 2019
FEATURING MIAMI SHOWBAND MASSACRE INTERVIEW Plus US Chart Topper HOZIER sings in a NYC Subway.Dermot Kennedy LIVE on Ellen DeGeneres Show. KILA, Snow Patrol, Undertones. Ross O’Carroll Kelly & SUPER Satire - CALLAN’s KICKS!
March 16 2019
HAPPY ST PATS ! Sasta La Fheile Padraig MUSIC from The Pogues, Picture This, KILA & Christy Moore PLUS Ross O’Carroll Kelly & SUPER Satire - CALLAN’s KICKS! … PLUS R.O.C.K… THIS SHOW IS DEDICATED TO THOSE MURDERED in CHRISTCHURCH by racist, bigoted right wing extremists, seemingly led by an Australian from NSW, the state where we are based. #racism #rip #peace #justice #equality
March 9 2019 below
MUSIC from The Chieftains , Damian Dempsey, Vinci , Comedy Dara O’ Briain , Kila RossO’CarrollKelly & SUPER Satire - CALLAN’s KICKS! … PLUS R.O.C.K.
March 2 2019
Featuring Famous OSCAR WILDE Quotes, BOY GEORGE, PICTURE THIS No 1 Album in Ireland again this week, Virgin Prunes, Dermot Kennedy, Declan O’ Rourke … PLUS R.O.C.K. & …SATIRE with CALLAN’S KICKS
FEB 23 2019
BREXIT SPECIAL …PICTURE THIS No 1 Album in Ireland this week. Hozier, The Pogues, Delorentos, Sinead O’ Connor, Elvis Costello … PLUS R.O.C.K. & …SATIRE with CALLAN’S KICKS
FEB 16 2019
BREXIT LATEST…The Script, NEW MUSIC from PICTURE THIS. The Smiths, Sharon Shannon, Damien Dempsey, Thin Lizzy & more … PLUS R.O.C.K. & …SATIRE with CALLAN’S KICKS
FEB 9 2019
BREXIT LATEST with May in Dublin on Friday night PLUS NEW SONG FROM DERMOT KENNEDY, Elvis Costello, Luka Bloom, Christy Moore, PICTURE THIS, Thin Lizzy, … PLUS satire with R.O.C.K & SATIRE with CALLAN’S KICKS
FEB 2 2019 below
IRELAND ENGLAND RUGBY FEATURE, Undertones, PICTURE THIS, Kodaline, Paddy Reilly ‘s FIELD OF ATHENRY with The Dubliners … PLUS satire with R.O.C.K
Jan 26 2019
BREXIT SPECIAL, 100 Yrs since the First Irish Parliament BREAKING MUSIC from PICTURE THIS.Hothouse Flowers, … and SO much more. COMEDY with Dara O’ Briain in Scotland. Business News, Sports New PLUS …Satire with R.O.C.K
Jan 19 2019
Featuring BREAKING MUSIC from The CRANBERRIES ( 1 Year anniversary of Dolores O’ Riordan’s passing ) Plus KILA, DeLorentos, … and SO much more. COMEDY with Tommy Tiernan in America. Business News, Sports New PLUS …Satire with R.O.C.K
Jan 12 2019
Featuring BREAKING MUSIC from Dermot Kennedy Plus Vinci, The Coronas, The Stunning, SAOIRSE RONAN talks about her role in Mary Queen of Scots … and SO much more. Business News, Sports New PLUS …Satire with R.O.C.K & the HILARIOUS… Callan’s Kicks !
new year’s special part 2 jan 5th
The Frames, DERMOT KENNEDY U2, Cranberries, Inhaler, Paul Mc Cartney ‘ Ireland back to the Irish’ & John Lennon’s ‘ The Luck of the Irish’ COMEDY from DAVE ALLEN, PLUS …Satire, R.O.C.K & the HILARIOUS… Callan’s Kicks !
NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL part 1 dec 29 2018
30 YEAR IRISH STATE SECRETS REVEALED. UPBEAT TUNES from MARXMAN with Sinead O’Connor, Samantha Mumba, U2, The Potbelleez, Moloko, Aslan, KILA, COMEDY from DYLAN MORAN, PLUS …Satire, R.O.C.K & the HILARIOUS… Callan’s Kicks !
show OCTOBER 13 2018
Irish actor & Academy Award nominee Belfast born Stephen Rea joins Boycott Eurovision 2019 and general Boycott of ‘Apartheid Israel’. Rea is also featured in Hozier’s current hit video ‘Nina Cried Power’ , a tribute to the right to protest freely against injustice - watch video on Music page. Plus latest news, ROCK satire, comedy from Tommy Tiernan & music from a range of Irish artists.
show OCTOBER 6 2018
MUST LISTEN PODCAST Features chilling interview with the MIAMI SHOWBAND survivor Stephen Travers. He shares what happened on the night of the massacre of his band mates on July 31st 1975. Plus latest news, satire & music from a range of Irish artists.
show SEPTEMBER 29 2018
This show features EXCLUSIVE interview with the creator of ROSS O’CARROLL KELLY, PAUL HOWARD. Plus news, satire & music from a range of Irish artists.