Welcome to The Showcase on Podcasts.ie.  These series of programmes are compiled as an introduction to the podcasts featured on the site.  Each episode highlights a range of our featured artists work.  On The Showcase you will hear sample poetry readings, prose readings, music, interesting stories and interviews from all our contibutors condensed into one special programme for your listening pleasure.  This is a taster of what to expect when visiting podcasts.ie.  Remember our content is growing all the time, and with it, so will The Showcase.

To access the latest Showcase podcast just click on the highlighted link below.

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  • The Christmas Showcase 2013 It’s that time of the year again and we have a very special showcase for you.  There are original stories by EM Reapy and Doreen Duffy, poetry from James Lawless, we also have music including The Hallelujah Chorus and songs from Johnny Duhan and Ursula Connolly.  We also take a trip down memory lane with ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase Number 35 We are delighted to bring you the 35th Podcasts.ie showcase.  On this months podcast we have poetry from Mary Guckian reading ‘Harnessing The Horse’ and Kevin O’ Shea reading ‘Notes for a Future Eulogy’, we have an excerpt from our Arts Council of Ireland funded series The Writer’s Passage featuring Vincent Caprani.  We also have ...
  • Showcase No 34 On this show we feature prose from Ann Chambers and Grace Wynne Jones while our poetry comes from Pauline Fayne and music is supplied by Ben Sands and Mickey Harte. Showcase Number 34 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase Number 33 Our 33rd Podcasts.ie Showcase has a heavy Cork influence as 3 of our spoken word pieces come from or have made their homes in The Rebel County. We have poetry from Rosemary Canavan and Michael Pattwell and a short story from Sheila Smyth but Killkenny is represented by Mark Roper, and our music represents ...
  • Showcase Number 32 After a short break in February The Podcasts.ie Showcase is back with more exclusive recordings of music, prose and poetry. We have a reading by Stephen Dunford from his last book Táin Bó Flidhais (The Mayo Táin), poerty from John Corless and excerpt from his edition of The Writer’s Passage featuring Thomas Mc ...
  • Showcase Number 31 On this months showcase we highlight 2 programmes from our series ‘The Writer’s Passage’ the first featuring Tommy Sands from his book ‘The Songman’ and secondly Alice Taylor from her book ‘To School Through The Fields’ that Alice in a photograph we took of her at her homeplace looking back across the fields ...
  • Christmas Showcase 2012 We are delighted to have this opportunity to bring you our Christmas Showcase.  This podcast is especially for an Irish Christmas featuring some poetry, prose and music for the festive season.  Alice Taylor recounts Christmas as a child on The Cork/Kerry border as featured in her book ‘The Night Before Christmas’ and we have one or ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase No.30 We have been making this podcast now for two and half years, showcasing Irish writers from all genre’s.  This month, after a couple of days off which we spent in France, we decided on French a theme or at least as French as we could get and so we have Tony Reidy singing a song about a ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase Number 29 This months podcast showcase includes poetry from Noel Monahan as he reads ‘ Hymn for a foggy fair day from his collection ‘ The Curse of The Birds.  Jack Harte  reads from his current book ‘Unravelling The Spiral’  a tribute to the life and works of Sculptor Fred Conlon as well as Kevin O’ Shea reading ‘ The ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 28 In this programme we have poetry from Noel Duffy, Celeste Augé and Thomas Mc Carthy, we have music from Colum Sands and Mickey Harte and we pay a quick visit to the latest edition of The Calendar Road Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 28 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 27 This months Irish writers showcase podcast features E.M. Reapy, Johnny Duhan, Padraig J Daly, Donnacha Toomey and Des Mc Hale Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 27 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 26 Another Irish writers showcase podcast. This month we have an excerpt from our series The Writer’s Passage, episode number 2 which featured The Stone by Claire Nolan; We have poetry by Michael Pattwell. There is music by Pete Courtney and Mick Hanly and a reading from ‘City of Hope’ by Kate Kerrigan ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase #25 This show features 2 excerpts from episode 4 of our series The Writer’s Passage featuring Alice Taylor , music from Josh Johnston and Joe’s grand nephew Josh Mc Donald and poetry by John Corless and the late Joe Mc Clure’s privately published collection Red Days of Autumn. Podcasts.ie Showcase 25 [ 32:17 | 44.33 ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase # 24 Our Irish writers Showcase podcasts features Poetry as Grace Wells reads ‘Somewhere on Barnes Common; A Chocolate Box’ . We have a short story which made Number 1 on iTunes from EM Reapy.  An excerpt from Mayo Heritage Show Episode 6 and we have music from Tony Reidy singing’ The Yellow Tinker’and Ben Sands who sings his song ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase #23 Our Irish writers Showcase podcast has reached Episode No. 23 already On this months showcase Eamon Mc Guinness reads his piece ‘Things we find on The Ground (For Frank)’. May Moran reads from her book ‘Executed for Ireland: The Patrick Moran Story’ and Terry Mc Donagh reads ‘The Last Bard’ ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase #22 We have so much material to include in this showcase podcasts as Ireland celebrates Easter and The Easter Rising of 1916.  We bring you our very first interview as Jennifer Grundulis explains The Bookcrossing convention in Dublin this month.  Poet Padraig J Daly who is also Parish Priest at Ballyboden in Dublin reads his poem ‘Trinity‘.  ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase Number 21 Our Showcase podcast for March 2012 celebrates International Women’s Day and to a lesser degree Seactain na Geilge as we feature some amazing Irish writers performing their work exclusively for Podcasts.ie. Showcase Number 21 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 20 As usual this showcase highlights just some of the 200 or more podcasts available on Podcasts.ie and is presented by Jho Harris Showcase Number 20 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Showcase No. 19 Happy new year to you.  We are delighted to be getting our 3rd year of great Irish podcasting underway with another showcase.  On this edition we celebrate the unique Irish tradition of Nollag na bMan (Women’s Christmas).  Although known throughout the catholic world as The Epiphany or Little Christmas in Ireland this day is dedicated ...
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 18 Our latest Irish podcasting showcase features music from Tommy Sands and Michele Ann Kelly with readings by Jack Harte, Steve Dunford and Alan Murphy presented as usual bu Jho Harris Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 18 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 17 In our latest Irish podcasting showcase, we have more Irish writers and performers for you to enjoy Showcase No. 17 Download
  • Podcasts.ie Showcase No. 16 This months Podcasting showcase features 5 great Irish writers and we pay a quick visit to one of our most popular in-house productions.  Our spoken word pieces lean towards creatures.  David Metcalf reads ‘The Diet of Worms’ from his book ‘Plough Music’ which looks at all aspects of ploughing in rural Ireland and Edward Denniston reads his poem’ ...
  • Showcase No. 15 We continue with our 15th edition of this showcase podcast which features readings and performances by Irish writers Showcase No. 15 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Showcase No. 14 Irish Writers gather for another podcasting showcase. This month we visit that famous school with Alice Taylor, Ger Reidy reads from Drifting Under The Moon while Carmel Gunning, Pete Courtney and Ben Sands provide the music and we make our first visit to our series Mayo Heritage with Tony Reidy in Westport’s Octagon ...
  • Showcase 13 In our 13th Edition of our Irish writers showcase we have poetry from Alan Murphy and Noel Duffy and music by Johnny Duhan and Mick Hanly and we head off to Cappoquin for an excerpt from Thomas Mc Carthy’s trip through The Gardens of Remembrance from our series The Writer’s Passage Podcasts.ie Showcase 13 ...
  • Showcase No. 12 In Episode 12 best selling Irish writer Kate Kerrigan reads from Recipes for a perfect marraige, we have poetry from Padraig J Daly and Music from Macdara Galvin, Michele Ann Kelly and Thom Moore Standard Podcast Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Showcase No. 11 Irish writers of poetry and song come together as usual to bring us our Podcasts Showcase No. 11.  Recent recordings have enabled us to compile the tastiest showcase to date.  This edition sees Colum Sands sing about “Fresh Bread being baked, Grace Wells recites poetry about “Aşure” being made, Ben Sands visits a cafe for ...
  • Showcase No. 10 Our 10th Irish podcasting showcase brings music Ursula Connolly and Tommy Sands with poetry Padraig J Daly and a reading by Ann Chambers’ from “Eleanor: Duchess of Desmond”. Showcase No. 10 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Showcase No.9:Celebrations and Rememberance Our Irish podcasting showcase service for March 2011 sees us feature music by NoCrows and Michael Flately, poetry by Patrick Galvin and Noel Monahan and with respect to The Paddy Moran Commemoration Programme,his niece May Moran reads his last letter to his parents Showcase No. 9 Play Now ...
  • Showcase Show No 8 On episode 8 of our showcase podcasting service, we bring you a reading from Anne Chambers, We take the January trip along The Calendar Road and we have music from Josh Johnston and Thom Moore Standard Podcast Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Showcase No. 7 We feature 2 excerpts from our latest series of podcasts “The Writers Passage” featuring John Mulligan and Claire Nolan with music by Ursula Connolly Donnacha Toomey ably presented by Jho Harris Showcase No 7 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Showcase Episode 6 Our 6th Irish writers showcase features exclusive recordings of poetry by Jack Harte and Thomas Mc Carthy with music from Tony Reidy and Johnny Duhan. As usual your host is Jho Harris Showcase Number 06 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Showcase Episode 5 On our Irish writers showcase podcasts this month we have music from NoCrows and Charlie Mc Gettigan and readings by Alice Taylor and poetry from Rosemary Canavan Standard Podcast Play Now | Play in Popup | Download
  • Showcase Episode 4 Our showcase show features just some of the Irish writers featured in exclusive interviews and performances or reading at www.podcasts.ie including music from Josh Johnston and Pete Courtney, readings by Kate Kerrigan and Pauline Fayne and a snippet from The Calendar Road The Showcase Episode 4 Play Now | ...
  • Showcase No.3 We are pleased to present programme No. 3 in our series of showcase shows. Jho Harris presents poetry and music by Mary Branley, we sample a poignant moment from April as Micahel Kilgannon reads the last letter sent by his uncle just before boarding The RMS Titanic and we have music from Donnacha Toomey ...
  • The Showcase Episode 2 The second in the series of Showcase programmes features music from Thom Moore and Tony Reidy, poetry by Celia de Frein and storytelling by Teresa McCormack just some of the Irish writers featured in exclusive interviews and performances or readings at www.podcasts.ie Showcase Week 2 Play Now | ...
  • The Showcase Episode 1 The first ever Showcase Show on podcasts.ie features music from Handel, Johnny Duhan and Charlie McGettigan, a short sojourn along The Calendar Road and a reading from The Táin Bó Flidhas (The Mayo Tain) by Steve Dunford just some of the Irish writers featured in exclusive interviews and performances or readings at www.podcasts.ie The Showcase ...