From Cork with Love Adventure

From Cork with Love Adventure
You’re invited to an Irish adventure. From a small island in the Atlantic Ocean - off West Coast of Europe - Hyperlocal podcasting from Cork. Your host is poet Paul O’Mahony - language is fluid & melodic (sometimes) - value-laden & political (othertimes) - This is for people who crave detail, not generalisations. Often there’s drama & opera - depression & resurrection - dog-walking & fatherhood - poetry & fantasy - Above all, you’ll find this podcast predictably imaginative ————————— Contact Paul at Tweet him @

THE END of THE (British) OPEN 2019 (Part 3 Final Round)
Aug 11 • 77 min
Welcome Recorded on Royal Portrush Golf Club during Sunday. Day 4 of The Open starts with coffee & croissant - Disaster on the 1st hole of final round - Towards & on to the 4th with Dylan Ashley Frittelli (South Africa) - On the 4th with Kuchar & Noren…
MORE ADVENTURE AT THE (British) OPEN 2019 (Part 2 Saturday)
Aug 9 • 76 min
Welcome Recorded at Castlerock & Royal Portrush Golf Clubs In the Castlerock clubhouse after playing golf with a father & son from New York, a bit of our conversation Welcome back to Royal Portrush at 16:15 on Saturday - After meeting Miguel Ángel Jiménez…
ADVENTURE AT THE (British) OPEN 2019 (Part 1)
Aug 7 • 137 min
Welcome THE OPEN CHRONICLES begins here The conversation in Limerick Almost a disaster with Getting up for Day 1 of The Open Irish voices in the B&B over breakfast on Friday (Day 2) ___________ Recorded in Portrush, Northern Ireland Arriving…
The Irish Open Golf Championship 2019
Aug 5 • 113 min
Welcome Approaching Lahinch - driving through Ennistymon or Ennistimon Recorded in Lahinch, Co Clare, Munster, Ireland Parking the car The atmosphere in Kenny’s Bar on Friday evening Live Music in Kenny’s Bar More live music in Kenny’s Saturday morning…
Cork v Italy - what’s the difference?
Jun 20 • 8 min
“There are no scooters in Cork” - declares Paul O’Mahony who’s lived in Cork for 13 years. “Scooters rule the roads in Italy” declares Paul who’s been to Puglia - for the wedding of his son Ben to Emma - and to Sorrento (close to Naples) for a holiday.…
I met a Rottweiler in Moanbaun Wood
May 1 • 15 min
This adventure begins with the sound of Paul O’Mahony panting. He’s recovering from his very slow run. Out of breath, he utters words about golf. He listens to birdsong, as his dog Louis pants. You hear Paul wondering why the birds don’t tweet from the…
The Midnight Walk to Empty the Mind & be Ready for Sleep
Apr 27 • 17 min
You are a welcome companion on this walk around the estate. Louis, the English Setter, and Puma the black cat, are with us on this adventure. Please listen with an amused ear. And thanks very much, Paul the poet
If you’re brave - you can buy this Epic Poem
Apr 25 • 14 min
Google “Irish Epic Poem in 33 Cantos”. You’ll find the Kindle Edition of Paul O’Mahony’s “Inferno”. Written in November 2009, 33,000 words crushed into one story. It’s a crime poem, a shocking thriller, an autobiography. You better be warned: it’s a…
Tygyr Woods is a Master burning bright
Apr 21 • 17 min
You hear a Cork perspective on the adventure that’s Tiger Woods at Augusta Georgia USA 2019. Highlights include “I thought Tiger Woods had gone to hell …” Some of you detest golf - this is for you Who will win the Masters? Gambling my money A poem written…
Local Frustrations in Glanmire & Drama in Republic of Work
Apr 19 • 14 min
Cafe Beva in Glanmire is the venue for venting local frustrations with Roger Overall. Republic of Work in Cork city centre is the venue for monologue about “Leadership” and a speech which Paul O’Mahony will make at Toastmasters.
23 Poems in 59 days
Apr 11 • 68 min
Recent Poems by Paul O’Mahony Introduction Falling apart The walk Captivity Intimacy of everyday life The three Rs For Robert Neill Why does my wife not read my verse Pancake day - Nutella You must change your life #WeAreMuslim Picasso City of Sanctuary…
Poet Rainer Maria Rilke Writes Letters to Franz Kappus a Young Student (aged 19)
Apr 1 • 54 min
Letters 6-10: You hear Paul O’Mahony reading five letters to Mr Kappus - translation by Stephen Mitchell.
St Patrick’s Day Adventure - Poet Paul O’Mahony talks & rants to you - with a little Irish music
Mar 18 • 12 min
The voice of Beniamino Gigli is interrupted by an announcement welcoming listeners to a unique show from Cork Ireland. Assembled for you on St Patrick’s Day - 17th March 2019. What does Ireland & the Irish mean to you? What three words do you conjure up…
Cork People Love To Lead and Speak.
Mar 12 • 14 min
This episode is a rehearsal. The speaker is on his way to a contest - first round of the “World Championship of Public Speaking” at Toastmasters International. The title of the speech is “Are You Wearing Your Hearing Aids Now?” This speech must not be…
Loving women everyday #InternationalWomensDay
Mar 8 • 9 min
One man in Cork in search of women. All sorts of women. “I love women” Paul the Poet wrote in 1995 - spoke out in 2012. International Womens’ Day on 8 March is a grand day to give you this gift.
Reading Rilke in Cork
Feb 28 • 51 min
Rilke, Rainer Maria Rilke, was a Bohemian-Austrian poet, letter-writer & composer of one novel. He is one of the greatest poets in the German language - much translated into English. Paul (poet) O’Mahony introduces & reads the first five letters to a…
Out and About around Cork City
Feb 17 • 32 min
In this episode you hear the sound of a man (Paul O’Mahony) walking in a muddy field, the chilling wind, a coffee house & a cafe. On top of that there’s the historic sound of the “Echo” by the man selling the Cork Evening Echo outside the Post Office on…
Feb 14 • 92 min
First of a series of interviews with some of the most engaging people whom Paul O’Mahony, poet, knows. ____________________ Ray Renati is a professional actor, theatre director, podcaster, photographer, comedian, singer, father, dog-walker and more. He…
Adventure with Mary Oliver
Feb 5 • 47 min
From 2012 to 2019 this adventure with Mary Oliver (Ohio 1935- Florida 2019) Begins with how Paul O’Mahony contacted Mary’s agent in 2018, followed by a recording from 2012, her poem “The Journey” for AJ Leon and Misfits Inc as they set out to go Round the…
Three Poems From Cork
Jan 24 • 12 min
Paul O’Mahony produces three poems in one day. Poem No 1 : “Emerging From Retirement” Poem No 2 : “My New Shoes” Poem No 3 : “Song of Wandering Fog” You can read these poems on Paul’s website
Talking with trees in Moanbaun Woods
Jan 16 • 23 min
It’s raining outside. There’s shelter among the pines. A dog to walk.
Jan 12 • 8 min
Paul O’Mahony’s musical life in Limerick (1965 - 1968) Ireland included very little Irish music. Here Paul plays music he didn’t like from Brendan Bowyer (“The Hucklebuck” - released in 1965) & Dickie Rock. Alongside music he loved - the Doors (“Light My…
Night Ramble around the Estate
Jan 5 • 25 min
What will be the biggest surprise of this year? Imagine if a meteor landed here. I wrote about Santorini … A recording device was sent out into space … What’s it like to go on and on? Bouncing back … What happened before the Big Bang? Happiness is a warm…
Motivating You Three Times
Jan 3 • 12 min
Three “omani motivating messages” - specially voiced by Paul O’Mahony. Does “positivity” matter enough to you?
My musical autobiography (Part 4)
Dec 29, 2018 • 23 min
From Rogers & Hammerstein “You’ve got to be carefully taught” + “We shall overcome” to “Strange Fruit” + “La Marseilles” (French National Anthem) and “The Times They Are A-Changing” with “White Rabbit”
Being decisive may not be best - I nearly lost out
Dec 24, 2018 • 12 min
An example of how you could easily delete a podcast - without realising you may cut yourself off from a good guy
Remember that day in 2012 when you were almost 7?
Dec 22, 2018 • 31 min
Story-making with my daughter This begins with a short conversation between father & daughter in the car on the way to school - about stories we used to make together. On Social Media Day 2012, we spoke to a small group about how we were creating stories…
In woods without Rebecca
Dec 18, 2018 • 25 min
Rebecca Solnit was left at home - Paul walked alongside water flowing like fluid in his mother’s womb. The power within an atom increases like a balloon. The colour brown surrounds the man. A woman comes around a corner without warning & pauses to be…
A new man is born
Dec 13, 2018 • 12 min
Paul O’Mahony is out on a dark, muddy track - with horses & other animals out of sight. Paul is reborn today - he’s got his first (Bluetooth) hearing aids. He can’t resist going on about what it’s been like during the first few hours.
Walking with Mercury in Rain with Cat & Dog
Dec 4, 2018 • 13 min
Around midnight - around the estate - around the houses - slipping on worms - without stars to warm the way - after time with Freddie Mercury in Omniplex Mahon Point
Doctors against abortion services + Headphones + Questions in Garryduff Woods
Dec 3, 2018 • 24 min
Some Irish doctors are against providing abortion services - you hear a bit of a radio report, comments by Paul O’Mahony & VictoriousOne in USA. Sony WH-CH500 bluetooth headset test A chat with Benjamin O’Mahony (actor) about pay & conditions in UK…
Musical Autobiography (part 2)
Dec 2, 2018 • 30 min
This is the second part of Paul O’Mahony’s musical autobiography. There is more to come …
Musical Autobiography (Part 1) #octaver2018
Nov 28, 2018 • 48 min
From the 1960s to the US Civil War
The art of the idea for the best un-conference ever in Cong #cong18
Nov 19, 2018 • 107 min
Preparation for
Night-walking under stars with UFOs
Nov 12, 2018 • 20 min
At about 11pm
Talking Anchor & US elections with Kevin - From Cork to California
Nov 6, 2018 • 56 min
Latest episode of From Cork with Love Adventures
Irish Politics - treatment of women
Nov 1, 2018 • 6 min
Venturing into Irish Politics harassment of women. This is about “IrishPolitics” on @LimorApp
Horsebox, car crash, pizza & good food
Oct 30, 2018 • 31 min
A Blank Holiday in Cork
Oct 30, 2018 • 21 min
A Blank Holiday. • Piano practice + Feeding & watering Louis • People I drink wine with • Celebrating conversation with Fu-ran in Japan • I like Red Autumn Song • Thank you๐Ÿ‚ • The spirit of old Japanese melodies
Chilly night walk around the estate losing dog
Oct 22, 2018 • 13 min
Under the cold moon - a midnight ramble goes wrong
Wanderlust - a history of walking (end of Chapter 8)
Oct 22, 2018 • 40 min
Includes conversations about Wanderlust with Robbin Milne, Robert Neill & Andrew Lowe
A Thursday night adventure over food & music
Oct 18, 2018 • 40 min
A kitchen drama full of steak & music
Wanderlust Chapter 8 Part 2
Oct 17, 2018 • 44 min
Continuing to read Rebecca Solnit
From Paris with love: The Eiffel Tower
Oct 16, 2018 • 22 min
You can’t stay in Cork all your life. You have to fly Aer Lingus to Paris for your birthday. You have to at least attempt to reach the summit - and return to base camp safely. You hear lots of people chattering French on the way. (Whatever you do book…
Wanderlust Chapter 8 starts here
Oct 10, 2018 • 33 min
Continuing to read Wanderlust - a history of walking. By Rebecca Solnit. Reading while walking. We meet a mushroom man in Moanbaun Wood.
Adventure in awful conditions
Oct 9, 2018 • 12 min
Lost identity - Persistent hope. Recorded while driving to Toastmasters
Music I still listen to & don’t feel guilty about - from #Octaver2018
Oct 8, 2018 • 17 min
Part 1 To get the full value of this episode - you’ll have to listen in a silent room (perhaps even a vacuum). Because Simon & Jana speak very softly (and my studio volume control dial wasn’t able to amplify the sound). Bernard Stanley “Acker” Bilk, MBE…
Night Walk around the Estate
Oct 5, 2018 • 10 min
The walk is dry & dark. The dog & the cat … without a moon between them. Lot’s of silence here
Breaking-up on #Octaver2018 Day 5
Oct 5, 2018 • 6 min
What music goes with breaking-up?
Autumn Adventure Among Leaves
Oct 5, 2018 • 13 min
Leave of trees. Walking with Louis but without Rebecca Solnit. Learning how to make videos that are not perfection - but attract connection with your audience. You hear the sound of leaves underfoot being crinkled. “The space between the words, especially…
Your favourite funny song? #Octaver2018
Oct 3, 2018 • 5 min
This is the song that makes me laugh, smile & smirk most. The one that lights up my life. Your favourite? #Octaver2018 would love to hear what’s your favourite. This is Paul O’Mahony’s Day 3 contribution to Octaver2018 - topic suggested by Stefano Landi…
Very early morning - dangerous time to walk
Sep 29, 2018 • 21 min
Recorded while walking in the dark with Louis - talking with horses - airplanes overhead - why it’s better not to try and a few words with the pony rider
Wanderlust by Rebecca Solnit - Chapter 7 (ending)
Sep 26, 2018 • 20 min
Reading on a walk in Moanbaun Wood - Paul meets a woman with a dog
Walking the cat (and dog) before midnight
Sep 25, 2018 • 12 min
Lots about eating Pink Ladies & loving shadows. Paul O’Mahony walks & talks under a cloudy dark sky
Walking among horses in the dark with dog
Sep 24, 2018 • 16 min
At 8:12pm the light in Cork has almost faded away - walking in the dark is tricky - there are horses in fields & stars overhead. Light matters of course - and how do we measure the speed of light? And why is it not possible for anything to travel faster…
Struggling with Horsebox & Dog
Sep 23, 2018 • 19 min
You hesr how difficult it is to hitch-up & park a horsebox - How my daughter took charge - How Louis barked his way into Paul’s bad books
Nightwalk with two men on my mind
Sep 22, 2018 • 12 min
With Louis his llewellen setter, Paul O’Mahony talks about the passing of his friend Jarla’s brother-in-law - and Kevin William’s birthday - and there is nearly a terrible accident. Thank goodness Louis is alive
A Stroll in the Night
Sep 21, 2018 • 17 min
On Friday evening around 21:30 it was dark & dry. The dog Louis & the cat Puma went for a walk. None of us knew what was to happen.
Wanderlust Chapter 7 Pt2 Wordsworth & Mushrooms
Sep 19, 2018 • 26 min
After leaving home with dog, filling the car with unleaded petrol, watching the rain - surprisingly it’s dry enough to read all about Wordsworth’s walking & poetry. Lots about mushrooms in this episode
Reading Wanderlust - by Rebecca Solnit Chapter 7
Sep 18, 2018 • 25 min
Read while walking in woods with dog Louis - Thomas de Quincy + William Hazlitt + Coleridge + Bunyon + Dante + Walpole + Thomas Gray + Rousseau + Tom Paine + Edmond Burke + Mary Woolstonecraft + William Godwin - all are brought into focus as a way of…
Today’s news from Ireland
Sep 15, 2018 • 14 min
Imagine a fireside chat shifted to an armchair in Cork - this is all about today’s headlines - all reports based on the RTE News App - with a little commentary by Paul O’Mahony
Adventure with an Umbrella & Dog
Sep 15, 2018 • 11 min
Walking & talking around an estate in Glanmire Cork - on a windy night - an umbrella for protection - You hear Paul meet a couple of lads - Eric Chandler gets a mention - TS Eliot & Walt Whitman too - “Leaves of Curiosity” may become title of a collection…
Wanderlust Revisited Chapter 6 Parts 3&4
Sep 13, 2018 • 28 min
Reading from Rebecca Solnit’s book Wanderlust on a walk - Louis meets a Golden Lab - and Jane Austin has her say - is this what we’ve been waiting for?
Wanderlust: English gardens & love of walking
Sep 5, 2018 • 30 min
Walking while reading - and reading while walking - Chapter 6 Part 2 ends here - includes lots about gardens in 17th - 18th century
A Toastmasters Adventure
Sep 5, 2018 • 14 min
How a member of Blarney Toastmasters Club had difficulty with his education & found help from an unexpected source
“Wanderlust” while walking in Cork
Sep 1, 2018 • 23 min
Reading Chapter 6 second half - Starting to walk for pleasure
Adventure in Cork rain with dogs
Sep 1, 2018 • 27 min
After 12 minutes we met a man with his pup - he told stories, including the day he shot a badger in self-defence
Talking with people in Japan & USA
Aug 31, 2018 • 25 min
Recent conversations with (1) Fu-ran in Japan (2) Jeremiah Craig in Seattle & (3) Andrew Lowe in New Jersey USA. This is to celebrate the wonder of it all
Adventure with Toastmasters - podcasting
Aug 31, 2018 • 16 min
It’s very easy to go to a Toastmasters meeting. There is probably a Toastmasters Club near you. Anyone over18 is welcome. There is no need to be invited. Every club loves to have guests & visitors. It’s a pleasant & easy way to learn leadership &…
Wanderlust Part 2 - Chaper 6 starts
Aug 29, 2018 • 19 min
Continuing to read Rebecca Solnit’s wanderful history of walking (Chapter 6 starts here) - all about the first people to walk across countryside for the pleasure of walking there
Wanderlust Chapter 5 Part 2 : Adventure of Walking
Aug 29, 2018 • 38 min
Reading the end of chapter 5 of “The history of Walking”
Adventure in Wales
Aug 27, 2018 • 21 min
Continuing the adventure which began in Cork - this happened in Dublin Airport - on Flybe to Cardiff - in Swansea - and The Mumbles
Leaving Ireland via Dublin
Aug 24, 2018 • 68 min
Catching the 09:25 train from Cork to Swansea via Dublin city centre & Airport. Boycotting the Pope.
Adventure of a Roman Pope in Ireland
Aug 23, 2018 • 22 min
As everyone in Ireland is talking about the Pope who’ll arrive on Saturday morning, many are enthusiastic - many are telling their stories of rape & torture. All Paul O’Mahony can do is write poems and read them to you.
Wanderlust by Rebecca Solnit Chapter 5
Aug 21, 2018 • 35 min
Chapter 5 Labyrinths & Cadillacs - walking into the Realm of the Symbolic - Paul O’Mahony continues to read as he walks with his dog Louis
The Man From Snowy River - poem by Banjo Paterson
Aug 21, 2018 • 8 min
The poem was published in 1890. This recording was published on BumpersFM in 2017
Adventure with Dog at Vet
Aug 20, 2018 • 23 min
Cooking adventure in a Cork Kitchen
Aug 18, 2018 • 18 min
Thanks to Madhur Jaffreyv& Dehia Smith there will be good food for Sunday lunch. There is nothing like smelling of lime, ginger, chillies, cumin, corriander, garlic, basil & more.
Night Walk with dog & cat
Aug 17, 2018 • 12 min
Adventure under a star & moon
Discombobulated Toastmaster Adventure
Aug 17, 2018 • 10 min
Talking about “The talk show for talkers” on
Supermarket Adventure in Cork
Aug 15, 2018 • 26 min
A local discounter & a proper supermarket in Glanmire. Shopping for food & drink. Impulse purchases. Meeting a man in the wine section & a woman at the counter. Plus thoughts about podcasting.
Ant Man & the Wasp experience
Aug 14, 2018 • 9 min
From eating ice cream Caramel Chew Chew & Cherry Garcia - to the movies - with memories of how cinema used to be. An appreciation of the film for the “GnomeFlixMovieClub” too
Wanderlust Chapter 4 - Pilgrimage & March
Aug 14, 2018 • 59 min
End Chapter 4. Rebecca Solnit writes about connection between pilgrims & protesters. Ends with “dedicated and fragile in the dark.” On his walk Paul meets a man & chats about blackberries
Wanderlust Chapter 4 begins - on the move
Aug 13, 2018 • 48 min
Panic at Crawford Woods & Picnic at Hanging Rock. Followed by a reading from Rebecca Solnit’s book about walking. Start of chapter 3 talks about conjoining body & soul - material & spiritual - and contains reference to Irish holy places
Listening to ‘Wanderlust’ by Rebecca Solnit
Aug 13, 2018 • 9 min
Robbin Milne & Robert Neill speak about their experience of listening to Paul O’Mahony’s slow reading of the book
3 Poems by Charles Bukowski
Aug 12, 2018 • 9 min
A Bukowski fan reads 3 poems: “His writing was influenced by the social, cultural, and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles.[4] His work addresses the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women,…
Songwriting in Rain
Aug 11, 2018 • 5 min
While walking Louis #omaniLouis, in rain, round the estate where he lives, Paul O’Mahony composed this song. This is unedited & raw - the first crude version without music
Talking about Walking with Eoghan the walker
Aug 10, 2018 • 15 min
In Hinchey’s pub in Cork - two men chat about walking with reference to “Wanderlust - a history of walking” by Rebecca Solnit
New Toastmasters Year 2018-9 #wearetoastmasters
Aug 9, 2018 • 13 min
Talking about Blarney Club Toastmasters - Paul O’Mahony is on the club committee
On the road from Cork to golf #audio365
Aug 9, 2018 • 49 min
Louis had to be dropped to kennels for 36 hours. Paul made a mistake, and arrived there too early. There’s a bit of singing from Act 1 of Verdi’s opera La Traviata. The poor Minister for Health gets it in the neck from Paul who pours out spleen. Delayed…
The night walk with animals
Aug 7, 2018 • 9 min
At midnight - it was too cold to go out rambling without a pullover
Tuesday morning Kitchen to Lake Ontario
Aug 7, 2018 • 15 min
Begins with Irish radio, coffee-making, talking to Dog Louis - a mug from Prague - Plastic in The Graduate - Saving Arpitan - Causes - Robert Neill talks about reading
Reading ‘Wanderlust’ by Rebecca Solnit - Chapter 3
Aug 7, 2018 • 72 min
Starts with reference to Robert Frost by Paul O’Mahony. Reading while walking in Moanbaun Wood in East Cork Ireland. In Chapter 3 ‘Rising and Falling’, The following sources are mentioned: J-J Rousseau - John Napier - Genesis - Robert Ardrey - Adrienne…
Wanderlust’ Chapter 3 - while walking a wood
Aug 7, 2018 • 17 min
Reading the end of Chapter 2 - “The missing subject”
Living thru a public holiday in Ireland
Aug 6, 2018 • 18 min
A slow day that included talk about TV and new song lyrics
Brilliant Brexit Blast by John Harris in @Guardian
Aug 6, 2018 • 24 min
Thanks to a columnist in The Guardian on Monday 6 August 2018 - and @sm2n & @jn2n - Paul O’Mahony reads John’s article with a bit of commentary
Women put Ireland in World Cup Final
Aug 4, 2018 • 4 min
This is the Hockey penalty shoot-out between Spain & Ireland in the World Cup semi-final in London on Saturday 5 August 2018
This is the place, green & plastic
Aug 4, 2018 • 3 min
Ivy, Ferns, Nettles, Trees - 27 species - Plastics & Cans pollute the place
The sound of a cricket match
Aug 4, 2018 • 19 min
Recorded specially for Robbin Milne the Painter in California. To someone who knows nothing about cricket, this may sound weird - hieroglyphics on the air from BBC radio ‘Test Match Special’ (TMS) team. You hear ball-by-ball commentary on the last 19…
“Stop Being on Social Media”
Aug 4, 2018 • 16 min
Do you have a reason for using a social medium? Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest, You Tube et al. Paul O’Mahony delves into this topic & scrapes the surface
WANDERLUST - Kierkegard walked
Aug 3, 2018 • 27 min
Continuing to read & chat about Rebecca Solnit’s Book. This is chapter 2
A Day In The Life of a Half-Awake Irish Man
Aug 1, 2018 • 51 min
From morning to evening - little adventures in the life of a poet
Reading Wanderlust: Rousseau Sophists Kant & Solitude
Jul 31, 2018 • 36 min
I can change
Jul 31, 2018 • 8 min
Maybe I can’t change. Perhaps I’m condemned to be me. I suppose I’ll never know why things are the way they are until I’ve noticed a few more details. This episode is a rant about how some people live their lives - and howvmy mind works too often for my…
Maria Popova on Walt Whitman
Jul 30, 2018 • 17 min
In her latest weekly digest “Brainpickings” - Maria Popova writes a piece “Walt Whitman on Democracy as a Mighty Form of Resistance”. Paul O’Mahony reads & adds comments.
#AmbientJuly Day 28 : Café in County Wexford
Jul 28, 2018 • 1 min
Pure Irish ambience - from the sunny south east
Delicious Irish rain #ambientJuly Day 27
Jul 27, 2018 • 1 min
Recorded in an indoor arena - during a downpour
“I like walking because it is slow” (Wanderlust)
Jul 26, 2018 • 17 min
A reading of Rebecca Solnit’s book “Wanderlust - a history of walking”. This is the last part of Chapter 1.
Aerating French Wine in Irish Kitchen #AmbientJuly Day 26
Jul 26, 2018 • 1 min
The sound of a 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape being poured from glass to jug - and from bottle to jug - and from jug to glass - and being swilled & swallowed by an Irish man
Talking about Collins Barracks Dublin
Jul 26, 2018 • 4 min
CEO of In Hand Guides Trevor Winckworth & Paul O’Mahony have a quick chat about National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks Dublin
When you’re out of practice
Jul 25, 2018 • 13 min
Recorded in a mobile studio on my way from home to golf. All about how it’s good to do things often
#AmbientJuly Day 24 What’s going on?
Jul 24, 2018 • 9 min
Bi-polar start to a day
Jul 24, 2018 • 24 min
This was Monday - the day after I went to bed late - it was recorded while I was waking up & while I was driving home after collecting Louis the dog from kennels.
The Open Championship 2018
Jul 24, 2018 • 125 min
Begins with story of an American in Lahinch Golf Club bar - contines with commentary on the final holes of The Open
Golf in Lahinch
Jul 23, 2018 • 13 min
The Lahinch Episode (Part 1)
Jul 22, 2018 • 10 min
Atlantic Ocean #AmbientJuly Day 22
Jul 22, 2018 • 1 min
Go West to the Ocean
Jul 21, 2018 • 9 min
A drive from Cork, thru Limerick to Clare
Washing & Cleaning #AmbientJuly Day 21
Jul 21, 2018 • 11 min
Sounds around one kitchen in Glanmire Cork Ireland EU on Saturday morning
Wanderlust : (ch. 1) Walking with Thoreau
Jul 20, 2018 • 26 min
Reading & Being Affected by Pages 8-10 of Rebecca Solnit “A history of walking” - is this the greatest book ever written about walking? Early days …
Song of Unusual Night-Walk
Jul 19, 2018 • 20 min
Close your ears - Paul sings off key “The night gas a thousand eyes” by Bobby Vee - without lyrics and melody. Too much politics too
The sound of waiting #ambientJuly Day 19
Jul 19, 2018 • 2 min
Dodge 1967
Jul 18, 2018 • 6 min
Tom owns this American motorcar - Paul O’Mahony was having a refreshment with him in the bar of the Castletroy Park Hotel - after Ger (Scallachi) O’Connor’s lying in state RIP (a lover of life). Ever friendly. Tom’s car forensically inspected.
Meandering under Stars with Louis
Jul 18, 2018 • 9 min
Not a pleasant night. In sandals & a white dressing gown - this is what happened
Walking with Wanderlust
Jul 18, 2018 • 14 min
Song of the Supermarket #ambientJuly Day 18
Jul 18, 2018 • 1 min
Recorded at about 17:30 in SuperValu in Glanmire Cork
Big Bird over Cork #AmbientCork
Jul 17, 2018 • 1 min
Not often heard - Listen closely for dog
An Irish Kitchen in Glanmire Cork #ambientJuly Day 16
Jul 16, 2018 • 1 min
The sound of a dishwasher being emptied and crockery being put away - while operatic music plays.
Praise & Thanks to @Anchor Owners & Developers
Jul 16, 2018 • 16 min
Wanderlust - first chapter excites
Jul 16, 2018 • 23 min
This chapter is call “Tracing a Headland” - it’s all about how broad the scope of the book is. Paul gets excited by Rebecca Solnit’s painting of the landscape on which she’ll consider walking.
INSIDIOUS - a fairly new poem
Jul 16, 2018 • 1 min
Insidious I was walking along a couple of roads, one turned to the sea, the wave, the water, the tide … one sloped to the mountain, the scree, the rock, the peak … I followed a breath like a hunter. There were distractions, high like eagles, busy like…
WANDERLUST - Why do people walk?
Jul 16, 2018 • 28 min
This is a serious listen - “Wanderlust, A History of Walking” by Rebecca Solnit - first published in UK by Verso (imprint of New Left Books) 2001. The reading starts in a bed in Cork Ireland - a very sleepy Paul O’Mahony struggles to start his walk…
Dishwasher At Work #ambientJuly Day 15
Jul 15, 2018 • 2 min
13 year old dishwasher starts the job with a full load in Paul O’Mahony’s kitchen
Night-walk - Holocaust “Denial”
Jul 14, 2018 • 9 min
Walk with dog & cat, talking about the film “Denial” (2016) which Paul O’Mahony is watching: Holocaust denier judged to be a falsified of history - Paul speaks about his experience of going to Yad Vashem (Museum : “The idea of establishing a memorial in…
#AmbientJuly Best Coffee Experience in Cork
Jul 14, 2018 • 1 min
The battle continues
Jul 14, 2018 • 3 min
You hear Paul O’Mahony read (1) his poem-song “Battle Cry” (2) The comment Hennie left on his blog (3) Paul’s response
Cucumber, Hake & Chablis
Jul 13, 2018 • 17 min
Love & Lust - a speech at Blarney Toastmasters #wearetoastmasters
Jul 12, 2018 • 10 min
This speech was made at Blarney Toastmasters Club in Co Cork Ireland. Paul O’Mahony is a member of that club. He’s following the Toastmasters learning path known as Visionary Communications. This is his second speech on that Path. The speech is introduced…
Animal Cruelty?
Jul 12, 2018 • 4 min
Paul left his dog Louis in the car while he had breakfast? Was that cruel? Should he be ashamed of himself? Should he have gone back home to get a lead - to tie the dip up outside - or should he have skipped breakfast? How do you judge Paul’s actions?…
#AmbientJuly Day 12 Café Life
Jul 12, 2018 • 5 min
The sound of my local Café where I ate scrambled egg - 2 sausages - and drank an Americano
A bad night
Jul 11, 2018 • 15 min
It all began well - went downhill slowly - rapidly - lost dog - how it all ended ok thanks to nothing in particular
Match-loving Man
Jul 11, 2018 • 31 min
World Cup Semi-Final Day - a delinquent supporter speaks out
#AmbientJuly puzzle: what’s going on? (Day 10)
Jul 10, 2018 • 1 min
A special episode of #AmbientJuly - can you describe what’s going on?
Battle Cry Poem/Song
Jul 10, 2018 • 23 min
All about a poem-song composition that began on 4th July 2018. Includes a song composed by George Fredrick Root in 1862 - Version 1 the Union version - Version 2 Confederate version - a little art Cooder - a little Wolfe Tones - and thoughts about what…
Magnificent Monday
Jul 9, 2018 • 30 min
This is about Toastmasters + Branding a Fast Food business + Opera (Samson & Delilah singing by Jessye Norman
Underneath Stars
Jul 8, 2018 • 27 min
Louis is an English Setter - Puma is a black cat - the bins go out tonight
#AmbientJuly Day 8 : 74 Second Tea
Jul 8, 2018 • 1 min
Boiling kettle of Irish water + Pouring boiled water on teabag + replacing kettle + stirring tea with metal teaspoon + removing teabag to bin & pouring Super Milk + stirring tea + tapping teaspoon on inside of teacup - and more
#AmbientJuly Day 7 Busker on Main Street Bandon
Jul 7, 2018 • 1 min
About 100 seconds : Music - Cars - Music
Shards of life during Irish water shortage
Jul 6, 2018 • 29 min
From Supermarket to the End of the Day
Dog takes man for walk #AmbientJuly Day 6
Jul 6, 2018 • 2 min
125 seconds in a small estate at 22:30
Inside an Irish Pub #ambientJuly
Jul 5, 2018 • 1 min
A good pub
Adventurous Day
Jul 4, 2018 • 18 min
From midday to late evening
Dog panting with motorway in distance #ambientJuly Day 4
Jul 4, 2018 • 1 min
Louis pants - while walking around a field in Glanmire Cork
A Waterless Day
Jul 3, 2018 • 18 min
What’s it’s like to live in a land without water?
Guitar Tuning by Teacher #ambientJuly
Jul 3, 2018 • 1 min
The sound of an Irish man tuning an acoustic guitar
The Midnight Feast
Jul 2, 2018 • 7 min
Recorded after midnight - you hear toast being buttered & eaten - and the sound of Paul drinking Albariño
An Irish Stream in Cork #ambientJuly
Jul 2, 2018 • 1 min
This stream runs around the boundary of our local park & children’s playground - under trees. You hear the sound of children enjoying themselves in the distance
Norwegian Words
Jul 2, 2018 • 4 min
Paul is very happy after chatting with Jarle Peterson from the island of Tysnes Norway - about podcasting, social audio, radio, and marketing
Ambient Sound: Dyson Vacuum in Cork Kitchen #ambientJuly 1
Jul 1, 2018 • 1 min
No 1 of a series of sounds recorded in Ireland during July 2018. Shared via #ambientJuly
Not Sleepwalking But Clowning
Jun 30, 2018 • 10 min
Six poems - an ending for #AudioMo on Day 30
Jun 30, 2018 • 10 min
The poems are: 1. Je Suis Charlie 2. Je Suis Paris 3. Lost on Bastille Day 4. Born in Aleppo 5. We Are Humans 6. They are Dead Recorded specially for #AudioMo Day 30 2018
Voices of Life on Anchor
Jun 30, 2018 • 48 min
The Islander - (poem for #audiomo Day 29)
Jun 29, 2018 • 11 min
Specially recorded for #audiomo - first public reading by Paul O’Mahony. The Islander Chapter One He could have been on Sherkin, Inishbofin, Skelligs or even Rathlin… He was an outlaw, cast away from the land, away from his people. His face didn’t fit,…
Adventure by the ocean
Jun 29, 2018 • 6 min
I stand against the crowd - (poem for #audiomo Day 28)
Jun 28, 2018 • 5 min
My manifesto : I stand against the crowd I stand out from the crowd I am an individual Odd Different Singular Misfit Awkward in my comfort Edgy in my skin Alive in my own little way I live my say I give the best shot I can Every day. I stand against the…
After visiting a friend in hospital
Jun 27, 2018 • 8 min
How do hospitals tick?
The City of London - (poem for #audiomo Day 27)
Jun 27, 2018 • 6 min
The City of London Cocktail-shaker for the World Bridge-builder, fortune-maker City of greetings, grime and grit City of tongues City of preachers, teachers and elephants City of wars City of screams and exhibitionists City of Empire City of fires, plague…
Brothers - (poem for #audiomo Day 26)
Jun 26, 2018 • 0 min
Brothers They were brothers, fresh from gathering, each clutching a bundle of yellowed leaves. Two short pants, One took his booty by the hand, and waved a sword with pirate fire. The other cradled his, and wouldn’t waste a single one. On they went…
Calliste - (poem for #AudioMo Day 24)
Jun 26, 2018 • 7 min
Poem written in Santorini : read for #AudioMo 2018 Day 24 by Paul O’Mahony.
Jun 25, 2018 • 12 min
Recorded while walking in fields & a stable yard & while giving Louis a shower
Jun 25, 2018 • 30 min
Buying sandpaper & paintbrush in B&Q (Block & Quayle) - an astounding collision - periscope in Moanbaun Woods with Louis
Jun 24, 2018 • 11 min
Walking alongside Louis + putting out the bins
POEM for #AudioMo Day 23 “From Hospiral to a magician’s bag”
Jun 24, 2018 • 2 min
Bookshops Donate Blood (#audiomo Day 22)
Jun 23, 2018 • 4 min
A poem about a young man who didn’t read many books
Homage to the Painter
Jun 23, 2018 • 19 min
Robbin T Milne in California in the Trumpist era
Jun 22, 2018 • 15 min
Emptying my mind befire sleep
START & END of day
Jun 21, 2018 • 17 min
Begins at the Riding stable where Louis chases rabbits - ends with a walk around the estate
Jun 21, 2018 • 10 min
A man strolls around an estate before midnight - accompanied by Louis & Puma. The half moon is not impressed. Earthworms are unmoved - recorded on Wednesday
Jun 21, 2018 • 21 min
How this poem was composed …
Jun 20, 2018 • 12 min
Rushing river-water - a dog - conversation with a stranger
Jun 20, 2018 • 10 min
At 7am - up at the stables - Louis the dog chases rabbits - a pony is loose too
Jun 18, 2018 • 30 min
Unfollowing Unfavouriting People - an interlude - Walking cat & dog before midnight
WANTING MORE - (poem for #audiomo Day 18)
Jun 18, 2018 • 1 min
Poem by Paul O’Mahony - read by Paul O’Mahony ________ Wanting more I’ve always been found wanting more than a woodpecker carves into the last tree in the last forest, wanting more than my parents ever offered, – even more than father bestowed on one of…
Jun 18, 2018 • 10 min
The start of “Ithaca” - chapter 17 - Ulysses by James Joyce - read by Paul O’Mahony. Starring Leopold Bloom, Stephen Dedalus & Dublin City
Nighttime Revival
Jun 17, 2018 • 13 min
It’s good to be back home under the crescent moon
Jun 16, 2018 • 19 min
Lahinch - a small seaside town in County Clare - from 10:58: golf links clubhouse + rugby +
Jun 15, 2018 • 33 min
Bits & pieces from a day on which Paul O’Mahony ended up in Lahinch by the Atlantic Ocean
REUNITED - (poem for #audiomo Day 14)
Jun 14, 2018 • 4 min
Reunited I left the house of my reincarnation before the swallows returned the year they cancelled the Grand National. I walked out the door before dawn disappeared, drove through a dream as if in a dismal draft of corked Dolcetto. I pitched my leaky tent…
Jun 14, 2018 • 17 min
Begins with two infuriating disappointments - shortly followed by stories about #omaniLouis (English Setter), celebration of Myrtle Allen,
Jun 13, 2018 • 2 min
You don’t have to like oysters You don’t have to like oysters, there’s nothing wrong with you if caviar and truffles turn you off. Though some will look down their nose at you if you decline champagne, it’s not a sin to spend your life without a diamond…
Jun 12, 2018 • 10 min
After midnight a man & his dog go out under stars
I ROSE FROM THE DEAD - and another poem for #audiomo
Jun 12, 2018 • 4 min
I rose from the dead We’d all love to rise from the dead and snatch a second chance from the teeth of history. Which of you would refuse resurrection and leave the stones in place until the winter breaks? My death was cold and stank of feces … (continued…
“Why don’t you speak to me?”
Jun 12, 2018 • 9 min
Inspired by @Macolgan on #audiomo
Jun 11, 2018 • 62 min
A saga - involving a long delay at Gatwick Airport - Paul O’Mahony needs patience
Jun 10, 2018 • 10 min
Buying red wine in a hurry before the off-licence shuts. A 2007 & a 2013 Spanish reds & a chat with the guy working in the shop. #omaniLondon
Afternoon Ambience in London
Jun 9, 2018 • 5 min
Jun 8, 2018 • 7 min
Fragments of sound recorded in woods, fields, by water & under stars
TIMEO ERGO SUM (poem for #audiomo)
Jun 8, 2018 • 0 min
Paul O’Mahony reads his poem “Timeo Ergo Sum” [with thanks to Descartes] I am anxious therefore I am. Je suis anxieux donc je suis #audiomo Day 8
Jun 8, 2018 • 15 min
You hear the river, the birds & the voice of Paul O’Mahony’s adventure
BACKTRACKING (poem for #AudioMo day 7)
Jun 7, 2018 • 1 min
Backtracking They robbed one man of his loneliness when they automated the Skelligs - a lighthouse for the wider world went out. You could feed a multitude on the soft greenery with the loaves and fishes behind that view. We climbed the stairs assembled…
Jun 7, 2018 • 3 min
The news that Georgie Dee had coffee for breakfast & Dexter scratched himself - it’s the little things that matter
Jun 6, 2018 • 32 min
Driving to Carlow to see Deirdre O’Mahony’s new art work - a film “The Persistent Return”
Jun 6, 2018 • 28 min
Warning: this contains lots of talk about colours - and dogs - and a surprise chat with another dog owner.
YOU JUST CAME TO ME (poem for #audiomo Day 6)
Jun 6, 2018 • 0 min
Paul O’Mahony reads his poem “You just came to me” for #AudioMo 2018) Pig-sty to cattle track, anemones to fountain-pen, you sat in yellowed armchair, among psychiatric alumni, released into a fighting streetscape, where burnt-out cars took place of…
Jun 5, 2018 • 11 min
This is all about #AudioMo - which is taking place during the month of June 2018. Paul O’Mahony talks about how valuable it is to be part of a community making audio
THERE ARE TIMES - (poem for #audiomo day 5)
Jun 5, 2018 • 1 min
There are times There are times the rain is so heavy, and the cloud so thick I can hardly see. There are times the dark is so choking I can hardly breathe. There are times the words are strangled in my throat. There are times the pain grips throughout,…
Jun 4, 2018 • 18 min
Toasted Irish skin is likely today - and there are alternatives. Paul O’Mahony has the Cork Harbour Festival (Maritime Activities - Walks & Talks - Culture & Heritage - Family Fun) 2-10 June 2018 in his garden. Paddle boarding, power boating & much more.…
GROWING (poem for #audiomo Day 4 2018
Jun 4, 2018 • 1 min
Growing You’re never too old to waste your life - the old man cried To fritter away an hour a day and spend the coins of change No way you lose that fear of the living - the old man cried Spend your time awaiting, waiting to be seen and you see it all…
Jun 3, 2018 • 16 min
At 00:30 a man in a short-sleeved shirt goes for a walk to empty his head - features omaniLouis
Jun 3, 2018 • 4 min
This poem by Paul O’Mahony was recorded specially for #AudioMo 2018.
Jun 2, 2018 • 10 min
Midnight feast of turkey, tomato, salt, bread, Dão & a report about success with a proposal by to a food business
THE THRUSH HAS GONE AWAY (poem for #audiomo day 2)
Jun 2, 2018 • 6 min
Paul O’Mahony reads a poem from his next collection specially recorded for Day 2 of #AudioMo 2018
Jun 2, 2018 • 9 min
Cacophony - competingly almost overwhelming experience - includes sounds below the threshold of Paul O’Mahony’s hearing
Jun 1, 2018 • 20 min
The first episode of a fresh adventure - going to meet a potential client. Show&TellCommunications team have a memorable day with an uncertain ending.
EULOGY FOR OUR MUM (poem #audiomo Day One)
Jun 1, 2018 • 2 min
A poem by Paul O’Mahony - recorded specially for #AudioMo 2018 (Day 1))
May 31, 2018 • 23 min
Paul doesnt know how rough his life will be today. He’s sure it’ll be rough. He drives on towards his destination - eventually he plays the 19th hole without his partner
May 30, 2018 • 8 min
100 powerful words to market your podcast - thanks to Cole Schafer & David Ogilvy - from a post on Medium
May 30, 2018 • 16 min
What’s the positive role of nostalgia in Paul O’Mahony’s life? Paul names names fondly - people with whom he used to be in frequent contact via social audio - mainly on Anchor.
May 30, 2018 • 1 min
Paul O’Mahony reads a poem he wrote when he was 47. This is preparation for #audiomo
May 29, 2018 • 13 min
First it’s a bottle of Italian Red - then Spanish Red
May 29, 2018 • 13 min
Walking in Moanbaun woods Paul O’Mahony talks as he walks
May 27, 2018 • 11 min
A bit of radio on Sunday morning - this is from the most popular radio show on Sunday morning
May 27, 2018 • 4 min
The morning after the referendum result was confirmed - Paul O’Mahony makes tea & Louis (English Setter) licks himself
May 26, 2018 • 34 min
As the referendum vote count begins - everyone is talking about a phenomenal result. Paul is both thrilled and nervous. Can it be true?
May 26, 2018 • 8 min
Recorded live - you hear Paul O’Mahony going into the polling station and casting his vote on 25 May 2018 (8.5 minutes)
May 26, 2018 • 41 min
Includes the Gardaí (police) & @IrishTimes editorial
May 25, 2018 • 6 min
Ireland will be changed irrevocably. If Paul’s daughter passes her classical guitar exam (grade 2) on Referendum Day in Ireland Friday 25th May
NIGHT-WALKER with #omaniLouis
May 24, 2018 • 10 min
A brisk rush round the estate
May 24, 2018 • 19 min
Particularly about abortion? Paul O’Mahony reads the Irish Times editorial. Warning: this is a very emotional reading. It’s followed by a poem REPEAL which Paul wrote this morning
READING @IrishTimes
May 24, 2018 • 9 min
May 23, 2018 • 41 min
About the abortion referendum
May 23, 2018 • 28 min
Inside a local hair salon - Paul O’Mahony goes for a haircut
May 23, 2018 • 97 min
The referendum Will start in less than 48 hours. In this episode your host Paul O’Mahony starts talking about his own views
May 23, 2018 • 5 min
on a day when the weather gods (Froh, Wotan Fricka & co) are smiling for a second day in a row. Paul O’Mahony talks about the blue sky the freshwater trees and what it was like to be in the womb
May 22, 2018 • 5 min
With Louis
May 22, 2018 • 18 min
In the Irish Referendum
May 21, 2018 • 8 min
With Robbin Milne - a light-hearted chat that brightened up the day. You hear reference to Kevin Gnome Alone
May 21, 2018 • 9 min
The gap is close
May 21, 2018 • 7 min
Introducing: Anchor’s new QA Analyst” - Open positions All positions are full time and on site in New York City. Android Engineer Audio Software Engineer Backend Engineer Business Operations Manager Community Engagement Manager Engineering Manager - Head…
May 21, 2018 • 53 min
In four days Irish voters will go to the polls. The referendum will be a watershed in Irish history. This is another episode recorded in Cork
May 20, 2018 • 1 min
May 20, 2018 • 4 min
Paul O’Mahony was affected by this story told by a woman on radio
A FAMOUS SONG MANGLED #singsongsaturday
May 19, 2018 • 10 min
How tough is that Louis in the window? The one with the funny tale How tough is that Louis in the window? I do hope that Louis won’t fail. I must take a ship to Patagonia And leave my poor Fortune at home If she has a heart, she won’t be loathsome And…
May 18, 2018 • 44 min
School pupils - No names - No ages - No genders - No location. 99% of the applause edited out. My child’s in there somewhere. Enjoy One proud father
May 18, 2018 • 48 min
Episode No 4 in which you hear Irish citizens talking about abortion during the campaign. The referendum will be on Friday 25th May
May 18, 2018 • 18 min
Otherwise you are lost.
May 17, 2018 • 31 min
You hear Georgie Dee (Perth) - Simon Toon (England) - Victorious One (USA) - BarbaraKB (Detroit USA) - Larry G Maguire (Dublin Ireland) - Jeremiah Craig (Seattle, Washington USA) & Paul O’Mahony (Cork Ireland)
May 17, 2018 • 9 min
Over coffee after dropping my daughter to school on Thursday morning - about 15 fundamental questions about “Irish people” (not necessarily “people in Ireland” or “ethnically Irish”)
May 16, 2018 • 9 min
Surely this isn’t for real - it sounds like Paul talking to the world’s most experienced podcasters - “How to turn yourself into an archangel” he promises. The hundred acres life - Winnie the Pooh - self-fulfilment. Even the Makropulos Case (opera by…
Midnight Walk
May 16, 2018 • 16 min
In the estate where I live
May 15, 2018 • 10 min
Paul O’Mahony chatters while walking with his dog Louis (English Setter) - Paul reads “The River God” by Stevie Smith
May 14, 2018 • 19 min
People whose names I can remember on Monday evening.
Toastmasters Conference #SafeHaven2018 Day 3
May 14, 2018 • 40 min
May 14, 2018 • 20 min
The day after the Toastmasters conference in Cork. Paul O’Mahony resumes life without Toastmasters on his mind.
Abortion Referendum Update
May 14, 2018 • 110 min
RTE 1 Clare Byrne Live this evening at 21:35. This episode is includes Ian O’Doherty’s article in Irish Independent newspaper today - with Some commentary by Paul O’Mahony
May 13, 2018 • 13 min
You overhear Simon & Paul in Cork International Hotel. Enjoying each other’s company. Simon is returning to the UK after four days in Cork. This is not an average conversation.
Start of #Safehaven2018 Sunday
May 13, 2018 • 34 min
TOASTMASTERS #Safehaven2018 Day 2
May 12, 2018 • 34 min
Toastmasters #SafeHaven2018 Review
May 12, 2018 • 14 min
Toastmasters #SafeHaven2018 - Part 2
May 11, 2018 • 42 min
The day the conference started - includes people saying why they decided to come to this conference
Toastmasters #SafeHaven2018 Part 1
May 10, 2018 • 25 min
A series of recordings during the day before the conference begins
May 9, 2018 • 6 min
A detailed description of breakfast
May 9, 2018 • 5 min
On Church Hill Paul O’Mahony goes downhill for milk
May 8, 2018 • 21 min
Symphony of Voices in ten movements - wonderful melodious voices
May 7, 2018 • 24 min
A series about Irish weather - starting from 6 May 2018 - a new segment added frequently)
May 6, 2018 • 15 min
Paul O’Mahony invites you to listen and join in conversation that’s alive with Eli
May 5, 2018 • 13 min
First Cathedral is Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral (Irish: Ardeaglais Naomh Fionnbarra) is a Gothic revival three spire cathedral in the city of Cork, Ireland. It belongs to the Church of Ireland and was completed in 1879. The cathedral is located on the…
May 5, 2018 • 14 min
Starts with a drive to our local playground - a walk by our local rivers - ends with the police
May 4, 2018 • 19 min
First Concert since Bruce Springsteen- in Pairc Ui Chaoimh - huge excitement in Cork - REDFM changed its name to EDFM - the most exciting part of this episode is the arrival of the pitbull
May 2, 2018 • 12 min
I wasn’t born loving opera, I didn’t like opera at school, I thought tenors were silly - A few people on Anchor love opera - does anyone want to record an episode about opera with me? My CD player is broke. Yeah is music from La Bohème
May 2, 2018 • 10 min
Leaving cafe better after meeting Roger Overall and talking about Show & Tell Communications, plus Irish radio station chat
MAY DAY 2018 in CORK
May 1, 2018 • 30 min
Begins at midnight and carries on for 23 hours, assorted audios recorded during the day by Paul O’Mahony
May 1, 2018 • 10 min
Walk with Prince Louis - O Captain My Captain - Sky
Apr 30, 2018 • 14 min
Snippets of life in Cork on last Monday in April
Apr 29, 2018 • 17 min
Quick walk with Prince Louis before rushing to a SafeHaven2018 team meeting (12 days to go) - Paul O’Mahony in a hurry
I think I’ll go out
Apr 28, 2018 • 11 min
The Moon is full. Stars are light
Apr 27, 2018 • 21 min
and meets Puma - this is Paul O’Mahony talking with himself & the pets on Friday evening
Apr 27, 2018 • 14 min
Gipsy Clipper raw woman celebrated - Prince Louis called after dog celebrated - GnomeFlixMovieClub genius celebrated - Paul O’Mahony can’t himself
Apr 27, 2018 • 36 min
Street music - Irish radio - Dog dentist - Night walk : you also hear Paul O’Mahony
Apr 25, 2018 • 35 min
Apr 25, 2018 • 42 min
This is wild because you hear a voice that runs all over the place - from the Hundred Acre Wood to Middle Earth - from rape to abortion - in the end there is guitar practice
Apr 24, 2018 • 12 min
Two friends chat on their way to record Business Jazz (podcast Series 6 Episode 1) in Cork. Paul O’Mahony drives an Audi A3 - Picks up Roger Overall - they never stop talking on route to the Republic of Work. You hear: (1) Irish national radio (2) Should…
Apr 23, 2018 • 18 min
Musicians on Charles Bridge - People milling round - In Prague Castle - Climbing the Tower - Talking
The Funeral of Jan Palach - #poem by David Shapiro
Apr 23, 2018 • 2 min
The Funeral of Jan Palach [read by Paul O’Mahony in Jan Palach Square, Prague] When I entered the first meditation I escaped the gravity of the object, I experienced the emptiness, And I have been dead a long time. When I had a voice you could call a…
Apr 23, 2018 • 16 min
A car journey from kennel to home with Louis & music Paul O’Mahony doesn’t recognise - isn’t it good to be back from Prague Louis? Puma’s pleased.
Apr 22, 2018 • 7 min
Sounds like a triumph. Listen to Ray Renati’s report - opening night & second night
More Prague
Apr 22, 2018 • 30 min
Walking to prettiest café in Prague - Paul O’Mahony talks, walks, coffees & cake
PRAGUE - for first time - FRAGMENTS
Apr 22, 2018 • 53 min
Assorted fragments of sound recorded during a long weekend visit to Prague in Spring 2018
‘YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE” - Ray Renati reports
Apr 21, 2018 • 1 min
You must be wondering “How did it go?” - how did the preview of the world premier go? Who forgot their lines? Did the lighting work? Was the music off key? Did the audience applaud? Listen to Ray
Apr 19, 2018 • 15 min
You hear voices from Anchor: Georgie Dee (Perth) - Jeremiah Craig (Seattle) - BarbaraKB (Cincinnati) - Tony Moze (Boston) - Gipsy Clipper (San Francisco) & more
Apr 18, 2018 • 17 min
World premier of “You Are My Sunshine” is on Friday 20 April 2018. In Phoenix Theatre in San Francisco. Paul O’Mahony in Cork chats with Ray Renati about how rehearsal is going. While settling down they talk about “bus farts” & what Ray had to say about a…
Apr 17, 2018 • 17 min
SafeHaven2018 is on 11-13 May. This episode is a raw recording of Paul O’Mahony planning what to post on Facebook. There will be people from England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland in Cork for the District 71 Annual Conference. You hear Paul talking himself…
Apr 16, 2018 • 24 min
Story inspired by William FitzGerald’s recent speech at Toastmasters. Paul O’Mahony tells his story while walking in the woods. The King & Queen are worried because their daughter’s marriage prospects. She can’t read. They look for a cure by going to…
Apr 14, 2018 • 10 min
Why I’ve stopped doubting the man I loved ๐Ÿ’š
Apr 13, 2018 • 21 min
Walking with dog & meeting up with cat
Apr 12, 2018 • 24 min
You never know what might happen - you may meet yourself coming in the opposite direction - a vicious flesh-eating leprechaun could jump out any minute - you can even be ambushed by earthworms … Listen to find out …
Apr 11, 2018 • 60 min
Fragments that survive from the life of Paul O’Mahony on 11 April 2018
Apr 10, 2018 • 7 min
This recording is precious. Father & daughter in 2010 - at bedtime. Paul O’Mahony recorded this on an iphone 3
Apr 10, 2018 • 15 min
Not only do dogs constantly seeking attention but humans do the same thing. If you didn’t get attention as an infant you wouldn’t be human. Paul O’Mahony offers you advice on how to get attention from others.
Apr 9, 2018 • 20 min
Leaving his dry kitchen at 23:45 - out into a dark damp dank walk round the estate with family dog Louis - Paul O’Mahony talks about Robbin Milne’s Podcast, other people & eventually you hear Paul chat with the cat Puma
Apr 9, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode Paul O’Mahony rushes along talking to trees, moss, birds, dog & water - twitchers, birdwatchers, ferns, gorse, laylandii, birdsong, whistle … There is a plan for the day
Apr 8, 2018 • 11 min
Bernie Goldbach @topgold gave Paul O’Mahony impulse to start recording this new genre #AtticWave
Apr 8, 2018 • 17 min
Paul O’Mahony starts coffee making on AeroRress - Your gift = Zvi (New York) + Robbin (California) + Eli (Japan) + Georgie (Perth) & more …
Apr 6, 2018 • 5 min
Starts with Wittgenstein, moves on to how some points sometimes use words and then stop chatting with children about dogs and tractors. Typical Paul O’Mahony
Apr 5, 2018 • 14 min
Here’s a #CarRadioWave - Paul O’Mahony says very listen. You hear NewstalkFM lunchtime chat about whether people in Ireland protest - or suck it up
Apr 4, 2018 • 6 min
Recorded in Moanbaun Wood - 9 kms outside Cork City- while out with Louis (Llewellin Setter) by Paul O’Mahony. Walt Whitman’s poem “Song of the Redwood Tree” - with windy ambience & chatter with dog as added extras.
Apr 3, 2018 • 15 min
Ray Renati is rehearsing this new play by Kelli Kerslake Colaco. Ray gives us his insider view
Apr 3, 2018 • 6 min
Walking along composing a poem. Paul O’Mahony transcribed & edited it later - originally 14 minutes long. Paul deleted seven minutes of ambient sound - none of the words.
Apr 3, 2018 • 8 min
How to crack an egg? Are yokes good or bad for you? Paul O’Mahony is troubled
Apr 2, 2018 • 32 min
Starts with “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d” by Walt Whitman - moves on to live-streaming his poetry on Periscope - the moo cow - an English Setter took Paul O’Mahony out of the house - walking in woods (recorded on a damp misty Easter Monday)
Apr 1, 2018 • 17 min
Packed with sweeties - the sounds of sweet voices sent to Paul O’Mahony recently ๐Ÿ’š Ray ๐Ÿ’š Sarrah ๐Ÿ’š Jeremiah ๐Ÿ’š Fu-ran ๐Ÿ’š Michael ๐Ÿ’š Georgie ๐Ÿ’š Tim ๐Ÿ’š Robbin ๐Ÿ’š Rich ๐Ÿ’š Sarah ๐Ÿ’š Larry ๐Ÿ’š ConDenSayShun ๐Ÿ’š Simon ๐Ÿ’š Mike ๐Ÿ’š Barbara ๐Ÿ’š Eli ๐Ÿ’š Victorious ๐Ÿ’š Robert
Apr 1, 2018 • 15 min
The questions Easter raises for Paul O’Mahony
Apr 1, 2018 • 10 min
This is not a poem : this is punctuation - the sort of marker that can irrigate the arrangement of words. Paul O’Mahony made this up while getting up. He needs to get outside into the wood with the dog - and get rid of the Easter egg
Mar 31, 2018 • 8 min
A bedtime story: Paul O’Mahony told his daughter this story in March 2010. The recording was made on an iphone 3G. The star of this episode is the girl herself
Mar 31, 2018 • 1 min
A brief episode. Recorded at a riding arena in County Cork. Paul O’Mahony speaks as his daughter rides
Mar 31, 2018 • 7 min
Travelling thru the lifescape Paul O’Mahony stumbled across a village where the inhabitants were interested in what they called positivity. Where they advised each other all the time. Where other people’s compositions were their bread & butter. The people…
Mar 30, 2018 • 30 min
A series of adventures Paul O’Mahony experienced - from ashes to nature & literature. A dog called Louis + a cat called Puma
Mar 30, 2018 • 7 min
Historic audio - first published on Audioboom on 20th July 2016. Paul O’Mahony spoke out about the (relatively new) Anchor App he’d downloaded on 8th July.
Mar 29, 2018 • 3 min
Paul O’Mahony experiments - he want’s to read Walt Whitman’s poetry while walking his dog
Mar 28, 2018 • 11 min
“You are my sunshine” is a new play which stars my friend Ray Renati in Peacock Theatre - Rehearsals begin today - Opening night on 20 April - Paul O’Mahony suggests a series of chats with Ray Renati about his experience over the next few weeks. This is…
Mar 28, 2018 • 9 min
I was walking along - in woods - making an episode - very pleased with myself : abruptly the god of podcasting decreed “You shall have the wind knocked out of your sails”. Paul O’Mahony tells the story here
Mar 28, 2018 • 14 min
It’s good to fall asleep easily. You can even slip into sleep while reading a book. Paul O’Mahony demonstrates - as he reads an essay by Mary Oliver about Edgar Allen Poe. Paul intended to read to the end - but he drifted out of consciousness. You hear…
Mar 27, 2018 • 20 min
This evening The Toastmasters International Speech contest Round 1 starts in Blarney Club. Paul O’Mahony rehearses his speech while walking in a wood with dog - Paul explains the rule that most affects him - and which has led to his disqualification from…
Mar 26, 2018 • 7 min
Miss this episode at your peril. Romeo and Juliet are back - you must seduce them to the Anchor family
Mar 26, 2018 • 9 min
On the last Monday morning in March 2018 - Paul O’Mahony takes you with him & his family dog Louis.
Mar 26, 2018 • 4 min
How do I brush thee? Let me count the ways - Paul O’Mahony wrote poems about brushing teeth. Hear Paul introduce two poems before he goes to bed. The poems were written several years ago - he’s got better at writing since then, I think
Slices of Life on Sunday
Mar 25, 2018 • 13 min
Organising a Conference in Cork - What Paul O’Mahony ate for breakfast - Paul talks about how Australia cheated at cricket - and how this affected him on Facebook
Recovering From Celebrations
Mar 24, 2018 • 16 min
The day after his dsughter’s rite of passage - Paul O’Mahony relaxes as he travels round Cork
Mar 22, 2018 • 5 min
Facebook has lost its fine reputation in too many places - during Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership. With regret Paul O’Mahony appeals to Mark to resign as CEO
Voices of Today
Mar 21, 2018 • 15 min
Allen Wixted
Walking Under Stars With Dog
Mar 21, 2018 • 16 min
Paul O’Mahony meanders under the influence of stars, dog & red wine
Ironing Shirts & Opera Music
Mar 21, 2018 • 36 min
Paul O’Mahony says “ironing is good for the soul” while operatic music plays faintly in the background - until Paul is distracted
A Better Podcast - “Bad Yogi”
Mar 21, 2018 • 2 min
Yoga - Spirituality - Religion : three meaty matters. Paul O’Mahony recommends Erin’s podcast to some (not all) people
The Sound of Another Day
Mar 21, 2018 • 9 min
An ambient episode. Includes radio. You can imagine what it’s like in my kitchen (10 minutes exactly)
Dog-walking at night - celestial adventure
Mar 20, 2018 • 15 min
Life with Louis while evacuating detritus
Crudely Guided Meditation
Mar 20, 2018 • 5 min
Walking - Talking - Breathing
Bank holiday adventure with a pony
Mar 19, 2018 • 36 min
The work is to deliver a pony to Newcastle West. First there is The job of hitching a horse box to the car. Loading pony. Driving through the Irish countryside on narrow roads. Returning the pony to its owner. Getting lunch. Driving back to the stable…
#WeAreToastmasters - recording “Talk Show for Talkers
Mar 19, 2018 • 3 min
Paul O’Mahony is a radio presenter - an online radio show co-host - with Ted Mellamphy & Moira O’Brien. The show goes out on weekly. The show is all about communicating in an effective style - Toastmasters is an excellent place…
Victory for Kevin GnomeAlone on @Anchor
Mar 19, 2018 • 17 min
Kevin lobbied Anchor - Anchor changed Messages to a more user friendly format.
Wonderful People on St Patrick’s Day 2018
Mar 17, 2018 • 14 min
10 People: โญ๏ธDaleโญ๏ธZviโญ๏ธBarbaraโญ๏ธPatrickโญ๏ธEliโญ๏ธSimonโญ๏ธVictoriousOneโญ๏ธRobbinโญ๏ธRobertโญ๏ธLarryโญ๏ธ
Risky Walk on St Patrick’s Night
Mar 17, 2018 • 15 min
I had to take Louis (English Setter) out for a walk. On the day England lost to Ireland, my mind rambled all over the place - including a conspiracy of lemurs or limors
You can buy food on St Patrick’s Day: come shopping
Mar 17, 2018 • 8 min
Shopping with Paul O’Mahony - takes you into his local supermarket- records as he walks the aisles
Adventures of Saint Patrick’s Day
Mar 17, 2018 • 12 min
A fierce day to be out in the wild weather
Walking the dog with Saint Patrick
Mar 16, 2018 • 11 min
Paul O’Mahony walks Louis (English Setter) with The national Saint of Ireland in mind
News From Ireland #365audio
Mar 16, 2018 • 22 min
Planning Permission for a Wind Farm in County Clare - Before our Taoiseach went to USA he took a phonecall from President D J Trump.
Thoroughbred Irish : You are all Irish
Mar 16, 2018 • 6 min
Paul O’Mahony greets two special people on Friday evening in time for Saint Patrick’s Day 2018
Music For A Special Occasion
Mar 16, 2018 • 2 min
Chosen by Paul O’Mahony specially for St Patrick’s Day - when you are all Irish
Specially recorded for video on Anchor V3
Mar 15, 2018 • 1 min
Adventure in Podcasting from Cork with Love
Mar 15, 2018 • 16 min
Paul O’Mahony does his best to explore the approach that underpins the “From Cork With Love - Adventure” Podcast. You can contact Paul via Twitter @omaniblog
The weather in Cork drama on 14 March 2018
Mar 15, 2018 • 1 min
Complaint About Anchor From Visually Impaired User
Mar 14, 2018 • 4 min
Paul O’Mahony is visually impaired- from birth. His eye has even declined in strength - even when wearing spectacles. Paul can’t read the date on which Anchor “messages” are sent. (He spent over 60 seconds trying unsuccessfully to read the date stamp of a…
Fortunate to have these people in my life
Mar 14, 2018 • 17 min
Paul O’Mahony has an adventure online. You hear Paul inspired to bring you four voices: Zvi, Robert, Robbin & Georgie Dee. Paul says what this experience means to him - in terms of (1) How he felt while listening (2) What he thought (3) Associations &…
Adventure at Toastmasters in Blarney #wearetoastmasters
Mar 14, 2018 • 9 min
Paul O’Mahony is a member of Toastmasters International. This is a monologue recorded in an Audi A3 2008 on the way home after a meeting. Paul talks about what it was like being the “Topicsmaster” facilitating a session of impromptu speaking practice.
Prisons - Business - Dog - Irish Health
Mar 13, 2018 • 21 min
Big News From Ireland
Mar 13, 2018 • 6 min
Morning Adventures in Cork East
Mar 12, 2018 • 27 min
This is start of day at Hyde’s Equestrian
Sunday : Rugby Opera Mothers’ Day
Mar 11, 2018 • 21 min
This Proves Social Audio is Worth It
Mar 10, 2018 • 30 min
Fragments of Irish Life from Cork on Sat 10 March 2018
Mar 10, 2018 • 26 min
Paul O’Mahony invites you in to his audio home.
Shards of Life in Cork on Saturday 10 March 2018
Mar 10, 2018 • 41 min
#FirstWave on AnchorV3 9 March
Mar 9, 2018 • 6 min
You hear Paul O’Mahony’s mouth wander around his kitchen. Making sound, tea, toast - while nervous
Mar 7, 2018 • 6 min
Personal Introduction to my Podcast FROM CORK WITH LOVE • ๐Ÿ’š Oh dear I nearly forgot My podcast includes “Business” & “Fatherhood” ๐Ÿ’šTweet me @ ๐Ÿ’š Contact me at At
Irish Country Life in Cork
Mar 7, 2018 • 24 min
What it’s like in Ireland today • Driving through the Irish countryside • Heading for the woods • News from Ireland : Supreme Court judgement • Striding along between the trees
3 Billboards - how good is it?
Mar 6, 2018 • 4 min
Three Billboards – a review immediately after seeing the film inas packed cinema in Cork Irekand on Tuesday 6 March 2018 โญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธโญ๏ธ
Working on Business Jazz
Mar 6, 2018 • 23 min
Making an Episode of Business Jazz audio • Business Jazz - writing show notes • What’s next? • Jack Nicholas story on Business Jazz podcast • Even more coming • Value of a seasoned person on Business Jazz podcast • The End is neigh • No more sharing…
Into the Woods on Monday morn
Mar 5, 2018 • 18 min
Hi there - Waking up on Monday - NOW • Mobile Studio in Cork Ireland - agenda today • “If you go down to the woods today” • Moanbaun Woods on Periscope
On The Road - Cork to Limerick
Mar 4, 2018 • 40 min
Cork to Limerick is 65 miles - along twisty roads - thru towns & villages. You hear Paul talk about: Irish national newspapers on Sunday • Headlines from Ireland • News from Ireland on radio • New TwoPotHouse - driving along • The main street in Buttevant…
#Operetta with Robert & Zvi
Mar 4, 2018 • 12 min
Operetta (Part 2) a series of episodes about operetta : Good morning on Sunday - operetta day • Various Lehar Operettas: Lehar Memories (Medley) • Franz Léhar & Richard Tauber : Operetta • Special message for Zvi Weiss - mainly about operetta & Anchor •…
An Irish evening
Mar 3, 2018 • 20 min
Inside an Irish pub with a very good friend • More pub sounds • Walking with Louis the dog late into evening • Pocket audio • From Japan & Tipperary - lovers of snow • SnoWonderFuLLโฃ๏ธ • Slush in Clonmel
What about operetta?
Mar 3, 2018 • 7 min
Is operetta any good? • How Robert Neill poses his question about operetta • Who sings operetta? Opera singers?
End of #BeastFromTheEast
Mar 3, 2018 • 22 min
Good morning • Clearing snow so that I can drive a car • We’ve run out of logs • Is driving safe – the neighbour’s advice • Church Hill success – periscope chat with the neighbour
First Impression of Anchor V 3
Mar 2, 2018 • 11 min
How Brendan introduces @Anchor on V3 Ap • Messages to BarbaraKB & Robert Neill • My first impression of Anchor V3
Friday under snow in Cork
Mar 2, 2018 • 13 min
A slice of life under #beastfromtheeast In The Neighbourhood of Glanmire Cork Ireland. Friday morning start • I’ve returned from snow • Wellingtons in the snow โ„๏ธ • So I would suggest… • We haven’t heard from you since… • A narrow escape from a serious…
Irish + US Weather 1st March
Mar 2, 2018 • 28 min
From kitchen with wine before #beastfromtheeast • An old friend pops up to not my kitchen & red wine ๐Ÿท • Pt 2 • BarbaraKB is curious about how we are coping • California - Never rains โ˜”๏ธ • Snow! โ„๏ธ โ›„๏ธ • Clumsy Me - here’s Zvi’s part 1 • V2 V3 • What I’ve…
From Cork With Love - Irish ๐Ÿ€
Feb 28, 2018 • 20 min
Paul O’Mahony from his kitchen - then walking around the estate and on to local @CafeBeva : A cup of tea kickstarts Wednesday at 07:30 - sprinkling of snow overnight • Out in snow • Update on News from Cork suburb Glanmire • 11:25 Uploading this episode
Speaking in public
Feb 28, 2018 • 19 min
Through snow to Toastmasters • My speech and my Toastmasters promise • A miracle for Toastmasters • My speech went very well, I’m very pleased
Talking Musical Theatre with Ray Renati in California
Feb 27, 2018 • 28 min
(28 minutes) “Ragtime” was better than “Hamilton” - thus begins a rich conversation between Paul in Cork Ireland & Ray in Palo Alto California USA. South Pacific gets a mention.
Time to practise guitar
Feb 26, 2018 • 11 min
Music time in our house • Tuning up • Practising guitar
David Gluckman in Ireland (Chapter 1)
Feb 26, 2018 • 2 min
(2 minutes 28 seconds) Entering The Labyrinth Paul O’Mahony composes the first chapter of this story in his mobile studio [Audi A3 2008] on Monday 26 February 2018.
Urgent News: Podcasting Risk
Feb 26, 2018 • 9 min
Listen to Paul’s best “Urgent important news about Podcasting”. โค๏ธ This is the first episode. ๐Ÿ’š Are you ready for unsolicited advice? This advice may be too early for you - or it may save you time & money. DO NOT PODCAST - STOP PODCASTING now
Great potential via Internet
Feb 26, 2018 • 4 min
In his mobile studio - Paul talks about Great people & potential on the internet. He parks the studio - gets out into the wind - meets dog people … Paul disappears into the woods with a Louis
A crisis brings out the best
Feb 26, 2018 • 4 min
This crisis brings out the best in us. Can this be true? @anchor ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽค Paul remembers a big crisis in London transport. How humans collaborate well when things are really difficult. Paul remembers what happened during the first and third disaster. We’ll…
Hugging You on Monday morning
Feb 26, 2018 • 9 min
A big hug to you on Monday morning • “Have you a nickname? Did you used to have one?” ๐Ÿ’šVoxer & Messenger are very useful now - (I have VictoriousOne & Kingfish in mind) ๐Ÿ’šAn unwelcome surprise - may it not bother you ๐ŸŽI still miss Scottlo
Giving @Anchor Twitter credit
Feb 26, 2018 • 4 min
Staff at AnchorFM are answering tweets from people who want answers. @Anchor - Credit where credit is due - the leader of the Twitter team seems to be doing an excellent job - I’ve copied thus audio to @krishnaDe @barbarakb @topgold for starters
Talking from Gatwick Airport
Feb 25, 2018 • 2 min
In Gatwick Airport on Sunday afternoon
Evening in London on Upper St
Feb 25, 2018 • 29 min
Walking on Upper street in north central London - after celebrating Ben & Emma’s engagement ๐Ÿ’šPaul describes what he sees - Telephone boxes • Buses โค๏ธMusic from London pub: King’s Head Upper Street • More Music • After the pub, walking back Alicia g Upper…
Best Breakfast in London Grind
Feb 24, 2018 • 1 min
Saturday breakfast in London buzzing - Exmouth Market - “Grind” the name. You hear the ambience + my voice at there. Benjamin O’Mahony (my son) & I prepare for a party in a pub later. Highly recommended place to eat & hang out in Islington
5 Minutes on Money Motivation
Feb 22, 2018 • 4 min
Paul O’Mahony talks about Money: Why has money not motivated him a lot? Even though he grew up in a fairly well off family. “Are you motivated by money?”
Hyde’s Riding Centre @06:35
Feb 22, 2018 • 9 min
Starting Thursday at Hyde’s Equestrian Centre • Finnegan’s Wake with Robert Neill in Canada & James Joyce
On 20th Feb 2018 this happened
Feb 21, 2018 • 12 min
Laptop Day Report from my office: books, CDs, Audacity tribulations, Business Jazz • plus Which of these movies would you go to? : (1) Darkest Hour (2) The Shape of Water (3) Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri. - I took Kevin Williams’s advice -…
Musical Theatre with Renati
Feb 19, 2018 • 35 min
“Ragtime” followed by “South Pacific” followed by “Hamilton”. Earlier in the day I asked “What shall I talk to Ray Renati about?” • Our chat was the High point of my day. We also spoke about whether there was any reason to be optimistic about change in…
After Florida Massacre - Poem
Feb 18, 2018 • 13 min
The Massacre of 14 Schoolchildren & 3 Teachers in Florida ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ • Why isnt there a lobby as powerful as the arms industry in ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ? • My poem “Am I the only one” - drafted on 17 February 2018 - New York Times Report
Rebel Story No 4 (Jan 2010)
Feb 17, 2018 • 8 min
Precious audio from years ago : A Rebel Story • “Rebel had a pain in his tummy” (Rebel Story No 4 told on 6 January 2010) • Rabel didn’t swallow a mouse
Voodoo Story Sensitivities
Feb 15, 2018 • 19 min
Kingfish is a great guy. He drives a truck for his living - from Chicago to California. On Anchor he told a true story about an experience he had in the US army when he was 17. The discussion about cultural differences and misunderstandings with Kingfish…
In Woods - Robert Frost & Dog
Feb 15, 2018 • 4 min
Robert Frost comes with “Louis” & me thru this wood
I went to Toastmasters
Feb 14, 2018 • 4 min
Once upon a time I went to a Toastmasters meeting
We are Toastmasters: SafeHaven
Feb 11, 2018 • 98 min
A big day in the life • Unshaven crazy day • Recording for posterity • At Cork airport to collect crew from Sheffield • Needing coffee inside the airport • Sound of the English Market • Keeping Toastmasters in its place • Off to kiss the Blarney Stone •…
Caring for a dog (Louis)
Feb 8, 2018 • 4 min
Quandary of Caring about a dog: The pains & joys of having to spend scarce time with our new dog Louis
#Febooary Day 3 “Change what?”
Feb 6, 2018 • 4 min
This is Paul O’Mahony’s contribution to making audio every day during February 2018. “What would I change if I could?” #Febooary is the hashtag
Walking before bed with Louis
Feb 4, 2018 • 14 min
Under stars - earthworms huddled • Walking towards the wall into sleep • Coming home to sleep
Dog saga continues here
Feb 3, 2018 • 12 min
My first walk with Louis • Louis the dog is bothered • Worst night for ages - grim experience with Louis the dog
A Dog’s Life (continued)
Feb 2, 2018 • 15 min
Facing into a dog’s life • Cup of tea with Louis on his first morning in his new home • Meet Louis (Loo ee) the dog • Curious incident of the dog in the night
Dog Decision Day 31.1.18
Jan 31, 2018 • 46 min
D-Day = Dog Decision Day - difficult • Dog decision day: it’s a doddle when you’re a kid • Dog Decision Day: consultants & advisers • Get the dog ๐Ÿถ • Surprise her • Dog dilemma ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿถ • Inevitable change either way • Is it not the illusion of a choice? • Dog…
Bedtime Rebel Story - Xmas Day
Jan 30, 2018 • 5 min
I told this story at bedtime to my daughter on Christmas Day 2009. It was recorded on an iPhone3. Precious to me - and, maybe someday, to her - and her children. • Rebel Story No 3 : Rebel’s First Christmas Day
I love women
Jan 28, 2018 • 15 min
I want satisfaction from women • I want this woman • Women Plus men
Walt Whitman by Carl Sandburg
Jan 28, 2018 • 24 min
Listen to how Carl Sandburg introduced Walt Whitman • Leaves of grass is a book to be fought over • Compelled to carry on reading Carl Sandburg • Out of the cradle endlessly rocking • Wild soft laughter
Anchor Staff Don’t Use Anchor
Jan 27, 2018 • 23 min
Why don’t the Founders of AnchorFM use the App they’re developing? I admit I feel irritated, intrigued & disappointed • Did Coco Chanel wear her own designs? • What Peter Coppenger and Daniel Mackey ( built because they needed it • How…
My Opera Story (1975)
Jan 27, 2018 • 9 min
Why Paul got hooked by sex in opera - “Samson et Delilah” - Opera journey - my back story about music • Opera: what happened next in London
Moving round Cork Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช
Jan 26, 2018 • 44 min
Off the street to work in Republic of Work in Cork • Cork is dry today - streetlife • Traffic jam • More traffic commentary and song • The traffic has lifted now • I live on a religious hill, Puma & Naked Chef • Tomato and red pepper soup – Avoca cafe…
Phillip Pullman’s great books
Jan 26, 2018 • 9 min
#CuriosityToday : Best books you’ve ever read ? • Crap memory: Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” - The next book in the series is “The History of Dust” which my daughter is reading
Books brought us together
Jan 26, 2018 • 7 min
My father owned a bookshop. His father opened it in 1902 in Limerick. Books fed me, clothed me & put shoes on my feet - Tony Moze enthralled me • Part 1 • Part 2 ……..and you, Paul? ๐Ÿ˜ƒ • I’ll be back to you tomorrow Tony. Find Tony Moze on You Tube - he’s…
Business Jazz: Cold Calling
Jan 25, 2018 • 26 min
Business Jazz Podcast - raw & unedited - the first 3 minutes • How emails to Business Jazz were disappointingly addressed • Business Jazz: How much will they pay us? • Business Jazz: “Are you important? • Business Jazz: URL run around • Business Jazz:…
Persuading Toastmasters
Jan 24, 2018 • 18 min
Persuading Toastmasters (Project No 9) at Blarney Club tomorrow • Preparing to persuade people with advice from Toastmasters International • Speech to Blarney Toastmasters Club : “Listen to Yourself” - a persuasive speech • Toastmasters - Promise to…
Public speaking to persuade
Jan 22, 2018 • 8 min
Persuading Toastmasters (Project No 9) at Blarney Club tomorrow • Preparing to persuade people with advice from Toastmasters International
Coffee with
Jan 22, 2018 • 0 min
This is the voice of Georgie Dee. Georgie lives in a mansion in Perth Australia. She works as a promoter of learning & confidence (usually called a teacher). She podcasts on AnchorFM - and she shows her photos on Instagram.
Treasure These Words #my3words
Jan 21, 2018 • 36 min
Business Jazz Podcast • How to be genuinely attractive in business today * “Treasure these words on choppy seas” • Chris Brogan’s idea • “Leave - Bond - Harmonise” are Paul O’Mahony’s three words • Continuous improvement • “Create Quality Moments” are…
Rebel’s First Christmas
Jan 19, 2018 • 19 min
Rebel Story (No 2) coming up • Rebel’s First Christmas (Story No 2) • Rebel’s first Christmas (part 2) • “The Rebel Stories” - saved on iPhone 3 • I’m So Envious of Paul • Great story about Rebel • Thanks to Jeremiah Craig
Martin Luther King Poem
Jan 17, 2018 • 6 min
Paul O’Mahony wrote this Poem for Martin Luther King on Martin Luther King Day 2018 • After writing Martin Luther King - I heard from Ray & Bobby
The Rebel Stories (Chapter One
Jan 16, 2018 • 15 min
Father telling Stories to My Daughter - not reading : The Rebel Stories begin here • Rebel meets a visitor (Story No 1)
Do you know your geography?
Jan 15, 2018 • 16 min
My friend Ray Renati complained about how poor Americans’ knowledge of geography is. Paul O’Mahony needed a compass - so he recorded: Geography Tests - Jo, Ray, Paul • Irish & geography research • A 2nd geography question • The Irish were so clueless •…
My Apple ๐ŸLife continues
Jan 15, 2018 • 11 min
This is Part Two of Paul O’Mahony’s experience. An iPhone 6 & a MacBookPro - intertwined. Fabio is the man who helped Paul. ๐ŸŽ The saga isn’t over yet • 23 more minutes with ๐Ÿ • My ๐ŸiPhone only has a few things on it • ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ MacBookPro rides again ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
Guitar practice
Jan 14, 2018 • 4 min
Guitar practice by my daughter
Jo is my audience
Jan 14, 2018 • 16 min
Who’s Jo? A story of my life on the internet (2005 -) • Who’s Jo?
“Shithole” : President Trump
Jan 13, 2018 • 7 min
After Donald John Trump (President of USA) spoke his mind - @Ray expressed how hurt he is - Thank goodness we have a Haitian person here • “Shithole” said US President - Paul O’Mahony describes the example this gives to children, parents & educators - and…
My Apple Day
Jan 12, 2018 • 25 min
Rushing now. My Apple experience this morning • We are doing well & now have hard drive • Next step is to be ready for Avie & podcast marketing • More time with Apple ๐ŸŽ • Walt Whitman “When Apple Last in the Dooryard Bloomed” • Apple ๐ŸŽ: problem is Hard…
The sound of Silence
Jan 6, 2018 • 9 min
Silence is controversial - it can suggest you are guilty - it may mean you are not interrupting- it may mean you are pretending to listen - Paul O’Mahony isn’t silent about silence. Even Shakespeare gets a mention. Silence - for Robert Neill • What can…
All about stories
Jan 6, 2018 • 9 min
My friend the truck driver • I travel the night • Stories & the love of stories • Brilliant • Exalted to something Beautiful • Time to go
All about pubs (public houses)
Jan 6, 2018 • 6 min
In the pub • The George and Dee Arms ๐Ÿจ • The next pub I’m going to will be Australian
Eternal Life - part 2
Jan 3, 2018 • 16 min
We haven’t finished with Eternal Life • Do I want eternal life? You ask • Eternal life is still on offer • No vampires in Eternal Life for Georgie • No vampires in Eternal Life for Georgie • Eternal life does not attract Georgie • No thanks - I’m with…
#My3Words for 2018
Jan 3, 2018 • 10 min
2018 will be have rough patches - every year has). Paul O’Mahony describes how he intends to keep on course during the year. “Sail through choppy waters in 2018” #My3Words (thanks @chrisbrogan) •
Being sick today - delving In
Dec 30, 2017 • 28 min
On Saturday before New Year - Paul O’Mahony says “It’s time to be straight with you “• Getting worse with Ray Renati - and his podcast (In the Green Room) • Stay off Anchor if you want to chronicle descent into hell • Searching for chicken soup • Messing…
12 Days of Christmas 2017
Dec 30, 2017 • 16 min
Funny not sanctimonious- Paul O’Mahony rushes to save this - Before Xmas is gone: 12 days of Christmas • The 12 Days of Christmas (Frank Kelly version) - suitable for children • My family perform: 12 Days of Christmas (Frank Kelly version) •
Limerick to Lehinch 28 December
Dec 29, 2017 • 28 min
Leaving Limerick, driving to the Atlantic, stopped by police • Unmarked police car - result • Come into Flanagan’s Bar in Lahinch • The poem on the page - emerging • Olin’s generosity - true story • Alongside the ocean in Lahinch Co Clare
Family Xmas session
Dec 26, 2017 • 56 min
Family ready for contest • Fairytale of NY by boys • I’m dreaming of a white Christmas - by the boys • Boys singing • Girls singing • Boys singing • Girls singing • Boys singing • Girls singing & losing • 12 days of xmas by Boys • 12 days of xmas by Boys…
4 Friends had our Xmas lunch
Dec 19, 2017 • 4 min
After our Xmas lunch today in an Italian restaurant … we’d talked about food regimes & Bitcoins (This is a monologue by Paul O’Mahony in which he remembers the lunch)
Talking about Norma the Opera
Dec 19, 2017 • 19 min
Opera chat with Zvi about “Norma” at the @MetOpera • The experience was unparalleled • Tell me more about Norma please • After Norma 1 • After Norma 1 • After Norma 2 • Power and anxiety from the start of Norma at @metopera • After Norma 3? • Forgive me…
From Cork to Dublin and back
Dec 18, 2017 • 61 min
A day out in Dublin: Plans for today - Dublin • Breathless departure from Kent Station Cork to Dublin - brilliant service • Thanks to Irish taxpayers I don’t pay for my travel today • I was scoping (live streaming) on the train • Arriving in Dublin…
‘Facts’ about Ireland (Part 1)
Dec 17, 2017 • 4 min
Ireland is unique, peculiar, misunderstood, confusing & confused. Paul O’Mahony starts to unpack the gift of Ireland.
Who irons their shirts?
Dec 16, 2017 • 24 min
Research on how the ancient art of ironing is practised today: The art of ironing • Learned to iron from my father • Ironing is a discipline & ideal for mindfulness • On ironing • Isn’t it good to hear Irish ironing techniques from Larry • More on ironing…
Introducing BobUtah’s genius
Dec 12, 2017 • 2 min
You hear Paul being very enthusiastic about Utah, BobUtah & Walt Whitman - after listening to audio on Anchor made by BobUtah
International Coffee Day
Dec 12, 2017 • 13 min
Even poets run out of battery • Drinking Coffee with Georgie Dee in Fota Island Resort - while Xmas shopping • Coffee & more in @BiteSizeCafe on Midleton Main Street Cork Ireland
Exposing Robert Neill
Dec 11, 2017 • 8 min
Pure humour. Exposing Rober Neill to hard scrutiny is important - is vital. Is he hero or horrid? Robert Neill is a star, a hero etc • But, however, Beware of Greeks bearing gifts on Anchor • It’s even worse than I feared • (Falling into sleep is an…
Bedtime: Richard Bach’s Story
Dec 8, 2017 • 13 min
Sleeptime story for you • “There’s no such place as far away” - by Richard Bach • May you sleep
Kitchen tables & bars matter
Dec 8, 2017 • 6 min
Kitchen tables reveal a lot • Kitchen Bar chez nous - I wish I could have shared Bernie Goldbach’s audio which inspired me to record from my kitchen
Calls to Leo Laporte (2)
Dec 8, 2017 • 2 min
First call to Leo Laporte comes next • Greetings from Cork Ireland • Paul’s first question for Leo is about where he comes from. I wish I could have included Leo’s reply - the only way you can listen to it is to find it on Leo’s episode
In praise of Leo Laporte (1)
Dec 8, 2017 • 4 min
I’ve heard no sound more attractive in Anchor - thanks to Leo Laporte
Supermarket Shopping
Dec 7, 2017 • 24 min
Supermarket time - come shopping in SuperValu • Up & down the aisles in supermarket - pocketwave at start • More shopping with Paul • Getting closer to the wine • Chasing red & white wine (ps I got the cream crackers)
Oh Jerusalem
Dec 7, 2017 • 16 min
Oh Jerusalem - on the day that President Trump announced that America recognises Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel - thanks to Zvi Weiss • About Jerusalem and Trump •
Norma the opera by Bellini
Dec 7, 2017 • 5 min
Zvi Weiss is going to Norma by Bellini in New York Metropolitan Opera • Why play that opera music? I played (via Spotify) some of the duet between Norma & Adalgisa in Act 1
Being Irish & white
Dec 4, 2017 • 4 min
I’m Irish • Many North Americans like that I’m Irish and have an accent • They have the right to like me and to dislike me • About Dewuan (I wish I could have included his view here - but Anchor doesn’t allow it)
In Republic of Work in Cork
Dec 1, 2017 • 40 min
With Bernie Goldbach & Students in @RepublicofWork • On tour with Limerick Institute of Technology Bernie & Co • All over 3 floors with General Manager Frank - Bernie here • More of the tour in Republic of Cork • Talking Start-Ups - Sean O’Sullivan & Liam…
The Great Hunger (poem)
Nov 30, 2017 • 30 min
Reading “The Great Hunger” by Patrick Kavanagh (to be continued) - Poetry
Patrick Kavanagh RIP
Nov 30, 2017 • 7 min
On 50th Anniversary of poet Patrick Kavanagh’s death - You hear Luke Kelly first - Paul O’Mahony reads Patrick Kavanagh’s poem “On Raglan Road” - Luke sings the song.
Top 50 on Anchor
Nov 28, 2017 • 20 min
Introducing the Top 50 on Anchor - fragments from today (about 29 people) with comments by Paul
UnConference Congregation2017
Nov 27, 2017 • 70 min
I’m off to an UnConference - My ‘Paper’ for CongRegation 2017 #Cong17 • “Innovating is tough” • Like Pooh Eeyore Kanga Rabbit Piglet Roo Tigger Owl we’re on expotition • Arriving in Cong • Song from Ashford Castle Hotel • Saturday before we start on…
Is Shakespeare any good?
Nov 27, 2017 • 2 min
Georgie Dee (in Perth Australia) knows Shakespeare • Oh Shakespeare • I’m curious about Shakespeare
Paul’s Top 20 people on Anchor
Nov 23, 2017 • 4 min
My Top 20 - Thanksgiving Day 2017
Birthday of @Ray Garraud
Nov 22, 2017 • 2 min
It’s Ray Garraud’s birthday - he’s special is @ray
Omani’s Audio World
Nov 18, 2017 • 28 min
Visiting an Irish school • At the vet for our black cat Puma • Irish guitar lesson - Spanish music - my daughter practising • Irish guitar lesson - Spanish music - my daughter practising • Irish guitar lesson - Spanish music - my daughter practising • At…
Top 10 Old Farts Using Tech
Nov 17, 2017 • 8 min
Yes - Bernie you are too old for your own good • Zvi is in Top 10 #OFUT • Proud to be old #OFUT • Into the Top 10 Anchor #OFUT - at No 3 - please welcome this voice • Minimum qualifications? • Studies • Georgie Dee in the Top 10 of #OFUT Charts
Anchor Top 10 - fragments
Nov 11, 2017 • 16 min
Recorded on the evening of Saturday 11 November - Fragments from Anchor Top 10 - from my kitchen - with Cabernet & Syrah •
Walt Whitman by Carl Sandburg
Nov 11, 2017 • 23 min
You hear Carl Sandburg’s introduction to Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (1921) - read by Paul O’Mahony. The edition Paul used was a gift from Lisa Jeanne Sohl & her father Albert Lincoln Sohl (who died in 2008 RIP)
Special gift from Lisa J Sohl
Nov 9, 2017 • 28 min
Sitting among used hankies, I read a letter from Lisa J Sohl in Florida • Reading Carl Sandburg’s introduction to Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (1921) •
Anchor Top 20 - fragments
Nov 9, 2017 • 14 min
Part 1 : this episode features Hits 11-20 of the Top 20 on 8 November
Ray Renati Birthday Chat
Nov 9, 2017 • 14 min
The Renati Tapes (Volume 1) Paul O’Mahony & Ray Renati chat in Ray’s Birthday (8 November)
Quirky Day 8/11:17 - Teabags
Nov 9, 2017 • 67 min
Quirky - teabag use • Did they work? Conjunctivitis • Malady- welcome Georgie Dee • Coloidal Silver • Happy Birthday Ray Renati • Do I seek to be happy? • In defence of unhappiness (Poem) • Supermarket • Yurick with love - special today • Red wine -…
Poetry : About Unhappiness
Nov 8, 2017 • 2 min
In defence of unhappiness (Poem) - the version of my poem which I published on my blog
Impromptu @ Toastmasters
Nov 6, 2017 • 12 min
Toastmasters Impromptu Speaking standard is higher than this • “Winter is upon us, do you like it or hate it?” My contest speech • Follow up on impromptu speaking • How Toastmasters run an impromptu speaking contest • Is there value in speech making…
Toastmasters Conference Day 3
Nov 5, 2017 • 22 min
Waking up at Toastmasters Conference - Impromptu Speech morning • Toastmaster of the year • In the breakfast room - practising for ‘Table Topics’ • After sound check & prancing round on stage at 08:30 • Did I win the competition? #TableTopics
Toastmasters Conference
Nov 5, 2017 • 14 min
Sucked into a voluntary organisation #wearetoastmasters in Sheffield • Sing-song with #wearetoastmasters • More sing-song Craic at #wearetoastmasters
Toastmasters in Sheffield (2)
Nov 3, 2017 • 30 min
Friday morning in Sheffield before #SteelCity2017 meeting • Still searching for a red dickie bow • Success at last at “The house of Ted Williams” • The $1m question from Neil Hopkins • What is Toastmasters? - recorded at #SteelCity2017 • After hours at…
Toastmasters in Sheffield
Nov 3, 2017 • 10 min
Paul chats with Anthony Day leader of the local Toastmasters, Sheffield UK @ SteelCity2017 (District 71 Conference) •
Cork Jazz Festival 2017 Sunday
Oct 29, 2017 • 82 min
Music from Cork City: My plans for โ€ช#GuinnessCorkJazz #CorkJazzFestival โ€ฌ today • Ella & Louis Isn’t it a lovely day? Jazz classic • Ella & Louis Jazz • Fiona Kennedy Clayton (Clarion) Hotel …
Toastmasters Conference plans
Oct 29, 2017 • 4 min next May 11 -13 - teamplanning for Toastmasters District71 Conference in Cork - in Clayton SilverSprings Conference Centre & Hotel
Cork Jazz Festival 2017 day1
Oct 29, 2017 • 26 min
#CorkJazzFestival Saturday Start of my day at 13:50 • In Clayton (Clarion) hotel - no music yet - the schedule • The big people @ #CorkJazzFestival • Drumming outside City Hall …
Music to wake up with
Oct 27, 2017 • 12 min
What music would you like to wake to? #octaver17 Day 22. My contribution to Online music festival
China Business Day in Cork
Oct 26, 2017 • 14 min
China on my mind today in @RepublicofWork • What I learned about doing business in China at #IrelandChina17 • After long lunch in the Glucksman Art Gallery …
“Should Art Have Boundaries?”
Oct 24, 2017 • 7 min
Should Art have boundaries? (Dewuan ‘s question that hooked me today) • Art & free speech • Crap shite art - nazi propaganda • I’m in favour of their right to speak but not to pollute the air…
Competing at Toastmasters
Oct 24, 2017 • 7 min
Toastmasters Impromptu Speech Intro • “No man is an island” is this proverb still true? Table Topic - the winning speech at Division A of District 71 (Ireland & UK outside London & South-East England
Top 20 Hit Parade on Anchor
Oct 23, 2017 • 4 min
I never want to be in the top 20 - says Paul O’Mahony
Inside Toastmasters
Oct 22, 2017 • 15 min
How to prepare for an impromptu speech competition @Toastmasters • Today I’ll take you into Toastmasters International • Nervous Toastmasters • Start of Toastmasters Speech Competitions • Flabberga…
Song to a distant lover
Oct 21, 2017 • 4 min
#Octaver17 Song to a distant love - Day21 of the October music festival. You hear me talking & Dusty Springfield singing
Irish White collar crime
Oct 21, 2017 • 4 min
Ireland is a good place to commit white collar crime
A song to influence a leader
Oct 20, 2017 • 13 min
#Octaver17 Day 19: What song would you sing to influence a leader? • #Octaver17 Day 19: What song would you sing to influence a leader? • #Octaver17 Day 19: What song would you sing to influence…
My musical coffee shop
Oct 19, 2017 • 10 min
What would be your music coffee shop? #Octaver17 - Paul invents his ideal shop for ideal customers. Invites you to do the same. Day 17
Music of Il Postino
Oct 19, 2017 • 9 min
#Octaver17 A piece from a favorite movie – why’s that score important to you?
#Ophelia - Hurricane arrives
Oct 17, 2017 • 15 min
Windy! • Take care! ๐ŸŒฌ๐ŸŒช • The aftermath of #ophelia on our estate in Glanmire Cork Ireland • Wishing you safety… • I’m glad to hear you are safe • Is everyone in Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช in possession of a tramp…
Harvey Weinstein & Co
Oct 15, 2017 • 4 min
The Weinstein Protocol - what to do about it?
#Octaver17 Fast Music
Oct 15, 2017 • 4 min
Fast music - how do I feel? #Octaver17 Day 11
My Birthweek 2017
Oct 14, 2017 • 13 min
My birthweek - warmed my heart - this fortunate man says thank you very much • ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰Happy Birthday Paul O’Mahony!!๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‚ • Have an awesome day! • ๐ŸŽ‰Birthday Serenade for Paul ๐Ÿ˜˜๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰ • Bobby Melissa & Georgie …
Hate Mail - what does it mean?
Oct 11, 2017 • 13 min
Enthralling conversation about “Hate Mail” with Ray Renati • It’s good to have to clarify too • I lived among English understatement • The advantages of understatement • Do you North Americans tend…
Ideal length for music
Oct 9, 2017 • 12 min
What’s the ideal length for a piece of music? #octaver17 Day 9 •
9th October 2017 Adventure
Oct 9, 2017 • 21 min
Kick-starting Monday : some pain & lots of satisfaction with my job • Plans for the day turned inside out • Vicissitudes & funerals • Make sure you go to the right funeral place • What a day it’s b…
Receiving Praise & Feedback
Oct 9, 2017 • 20 min
All about giving and receiving feedback • I don’t use the term positive criticism • Feedback is King • Dewuan is offering each one of us feedback • Listen to Dewuan about feedback • My thoughts on …
Music Festival #Octaver17 Day4
Oct 4, 2017 • 13 min
12 minutes of Paul on topic: What do you hum - or sing - in your shower or stage? Day4 of #Octaver17 You hear Paul hum & sing & speak about his stage performances of Wagner’s opera Meistersinger
#Octaver17 Day2 “Where?”
Oct 3, 2017 • 13 min
Topic: Where do you listen to music? And why do you listen to it there? #Octaver17 Day2
#Octaver17 Day1 Personal Intro
Oct 1, 2017 • 14 min
October Music Fest - Day 1 - Personal Intro by Paul. Hear clips from “I do like to be beside the seaside” - “White Rabbit” - “Già nella Notte” - “Hurt” - “Still got the blues” - “Both sides now” …
The Last Saturday in September
Sep 30, 2017 • 17 min
First movements on Last Saturday of September 2017 • Talking with all shoe story tellers #myshoes • For Belinda, her friends & you • Bursting out of a clique (in 15 seconds) • @TVchanneling Kevin G…
Friendship Thoughts
Sep 29, 2017 • 9 min
Friendship - prompted by Joe Bigelow ‘s thoughts • Extra on friendship mindset - prompted by Joe Bigelow
Music Festival #Octaver1
Sep 29, 2017 • 10 min
3 Parts: In honour of @Gwenllian (Shannon Smith) #octaver17
Toastmasters Day
Sep 26, 2017 • 16 min
Out of delinquency into deep self enquiry • Stuck for words at Toastmasters • Funny how Anchor Segment & Toastmasters Speech are both 5 minutes • The #Toastmasters Speech I practised
Music Festival #Octaver17
Sep 25, 2017 • 6 min
Inviting you to a community festival of music in October #Octaver17 • . Topics (e.g.) : (1) Range of Music I like (2) Where do you listen to music? (5) How do you feel when you hear music you love?
Kilkee Che Guevara Festival
Sep 24, 2017 • 37 min
Big band in Kilkee West Clare Che Guevara • Superb music from Che Guereva festival in West Clare • Music - Saturday - Che Festival • Even more Kilkee music • Kilkee • Even more Irish music
Quality Radio on Anchor
Sep 22, 2017 • 4 min
Paul is moved by the quality of Deelo - a collaboration by Georgie Dee in Perth Australia & Scottlo in Saudi Arabia.
Walt Whitman’s Poetry
Sep 22, 2017 • 4 min
In a tizzy - Paul scours the house looking for ‘Leaves of Grass” - desperately. You hear him in kitchen, TV room & office searching for his copy. Paul finds Walt & reads the start of “Song of Myself”
Blarney Toastmasters Club
Sep 20, 2017 • 1 min
Paul O’Mahony talks about the Club Leadership Committee on his way to a committee meeting in September 2017
Curiosity matters
Sep 19, 2017 • 18 min
Most people are getting more curious. I wonder whether you agree with me. In this case Robert Neill is the object of my curiosity
“Irma” an opera my son was in
Sep 18, 2017 • 26 min
A collection of audio about Irma by Tom Phillips - performed in London in South London Library on 16-17 Sept 2017. After closing night, cast members Benjamin O’Mahony & Francis Brett chat with Paul
London the Magnificent
Sep 17, 2017 • 51 min
Back in his old stumping ground - Paul’s London - From Gatwick to Islington - Walking Upper Street - Drinking bitter in ‘Fox on the Green’ pub - The joy of a night out ‘foot loose & fancy free’
5 minute stories (Chapter One)
Sep 13, 2017 • 13 min
Stories from daily life don’t have to have an ending. They can be vignettes. Lake Wobegon (Garrison Keeler) - Robert Neill - and 600 word short story competitions led Paul O’Mahony to try his hand.
Book at Bedtime (parts 1 & 2)
Sep 11, 2017 • 9 min
Paul O’Mahony reads from “Grief is the thing with feathers” by Max Porter (2015) ISBN 9780571327232.
Irish Political Life (1&2)
Sep 11, 2017 • 9 min
Reports & Opinions about How Irish Politicians Behave about current issues. Public Life in Ireland is different from UK, USA, Cuba, Chad, Saudi Arabia, Norway, Queensland, Columbia, Antarctica.
Welcome Newcomers to Anchor
Sep 8, 2017 • 11 min
Dean Read has arrived on Anchor from Audioboom. You hear Paul O’Mahony talk about how he met Dean on Audioboom years ago.
Being bothered by someone
Sep 8, 2017 • 1 min
What if someone sends you an audio message that bothers you? On Anchor people can send you ‘call-ins’. You may find yourself on the receiving end of the sort of messages you don’t want. What to do?
Audioboom & Anchor
Sep 7, 2017 • 20 min
What’ll happen when Audioboom stops “free accounts” - charges £10 per month? Some people will move to Anchor. Paul O’Mahony uses Audioboom & Anchor. You hear Paul talk about what’s going on.
DACA - US President
Sep 6, 2017 • 14 min
Jeff Pearlman made an impassioned critique of the Trump policy & plans. You can hear Jeff’s stance here. Paul O’Mahony expresses his viewpoint - and thanks Jarle @ Radio Tysnes International.
Redheads’ Convention (part 2)
Sep 6, 2017 • 2 min
Belinda from London UK asks “Can I attend? @topgold Bernie Goldbach says all Redheads are welcome. Paul O’Mahony agrees - + says he’ll connect Belinda with Jolene Cronin (co-founder of The Convention)
Crosshaven Seaside Village
Sep 6, 2017 • 17 min
(1) You hear about central square in Crosshaven County Cork Ireland: St Brendan the Voyager & Tim Severin sculpture. (2) Cronin’s Pub (3) Irish Redheads’ Convention (4) Denis Cronin talks Festival
AudioBoom has changed
Sep 5, 2017 • 45 min
AudioBoom’s changed “Terms & Conditions”. There’ll be no more free accounts. It’ll cost $10 a month for 5 Podcast episodes. Some people are upset & will stop using AudioBoom. Paul O’Mahony discusses
Poem for Aylan Kurdi
Sep 5, 2017 • 5 min
I wrote a poem after the young boy Aylan Kurdi was drowned and washed up on a beach in Turkey. I read the poem on anchor - Zvi Weiss got in touch about it. He awakened my awareness.
Toastmasters in Blarney Cork
Aug 30, 2017 • 9 min
(1) Ums, Ahs & Ehs - How do you get rid of superfluous distracting utterances? Paul O’Mahony talks about the struggle he has. (2) Moira O’Brien & Paul talk about a revolutionary new microphone
My Legacy (Part 2)
Aug 28, 2017 • 14 min
What’s your legacy Paul? If you drop dead now, what would they put on a tombstone? What’d you leave as investment for everyone’s children? Maybe it’ll include “we are Change Agents & Health-Growers”
My legacy (Part 1)
Aug 27, 2017 • 23 min
What difference are you making? What will you leave behind you? This is Paul O’Mahony (Cork) talking about his legacy. You’ve invited to think about your legacy too.
Cholesterol 8.3 (321)
Aug 26, 2017 • 8 min
Crisis - my cholesterol is dangerously high
Business Jazz with Debbie
Aug 26, 2017 • 8 min
All about how to be genuinely attractive in business today.
Toastmasters Story from Cork
Aug 21, 2017 • 14 min
Public speaking causes stress, fear & lack of confidence #business @toastmasters • May 2018 - what Toastmasters in Cork are doing • Leading & Managing People in Toastmasters - the story of yesterday
31 Points about Poetry (part 1
Aug 20, 2017 • 38 min
Introducing a poetry challenge (from January 2017) • 1. Pick words carefully with precision • 2. You can write great poetry without rhyming - but … • 3. You can start anywhere on a blank page • 4. All words in a poem explode - unlike in prose • 5. Don’t…
Poetry chat with Belinda
Aug 16, 2017 • 10 min
Talking about poetry with Belinda • What a good account of your reading & watching • Spike • Poetry syllabus • No interest in poetry after school • My complaint about how I was taught poetry at school • A day I wrote a poem
Future of BusinessJazz Podcast
Aug 15, 2017 • 7 min
Crunch Day Today - the back story & future of “BusinessJazz Podcast” • Today’s work will be available to you #BusinessJazz
Good conversations about Voice
Aug 14, 2017 • 16 min
421 Listening To Paul O • (1:20) @421. You are special • (1:59) The Waiting Room • I hope to live up to the expectation ๐Ÿ”ฅ • @Joe You made my heart sing ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š • I love your segment on the sound of your own voice. • Trying to share that segment about loving…
Wrong About Anchor
Aug 11, 2017 • 9 min
I was wrong about Anchor V2- I’m glad to say (5) • Part 2 of my appreciation of Anchor people
You love your own voice
Aug 7, 2017 • 4 min
๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š You love your own voice. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š
This is me
Aug 5, 2017 • 13 min
“Why do you say you’re a poet?” Paul • 3 surprising ‘facts’ about me (1) • My 2nd surprising talent • 3rd thing about me • Loving your voice - Debbie Bridge in Alberta Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ • ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š You love your own voice. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š
A day in #AudioLife
Aug 5, 2017 • 33 min
Diary Note 11:15 on Friday 4 August 2017 : Hyde’s • What was I doing on Periscope - Cormac Neville ? • Bukowski on Ireland (0:50) • Story time for digital children • Rock climbing poetry • Audio vlogging - today & Birthday cards for 12 year old girl •…
Cork Radio International
Aug 3, 2017 • 8 min
All quiet on the stable front - Report from CRI • A @CafeBeva philosophy - ambient contextual hyper-local - thanks to Cork Radio • Glanmire Medical Centre misleads locals - RCI Report) (1.21)
#GettingInTouch (Volume 1)
Aug 2, 2017 • 7 min
#GettingInTouch with you during this August (part 1) • #GettingInTouch My mistake
My first day on Anchor
Aug 2, 2017 • 5 min
My #FirstWave on Anchor V1 - for months, I felt awkward about this #AnchorOrigin • My first day on Anchor with Bernie Brainpickings Greg Dickson too - #anchororigin
Edit BusinessJazz 4 Wave Radio
Aug 1, 2017 • 36 min
Making an Episode about Work : Wave Radio - BusinessJazz Podcast - Audacity • Working for Wave Radio today • Wave Radio Work on Audacity (continued) • Wave Radio Work + ref to Bletchley Park Podcast on BusinessJazz • Can I upload Wave Radio episode to…
Golf in Ireland & with friends
Jul 30, 2017 • 21 min
The South of Ireland semi-final morning #golf • Back from the golf in Lahinch : listen to Scottlo • Megaphonic Call In 2 • megaphonic Call In 3 • Megaphonic Call In 4 • Megaphonic Call In 6 • Megaphonic Call In Finale • Thanks to Scottlo - Bobby Kountz is…
Golf Report from Lahinch Golf
Jul 29, 2017 • 24 min
Lahinch - in the West of Ireland today - coffee, croissant & clothing • Lahinch Link: 1st tee โ›ณ๏ธ #southofirelandopengolf • From clubhouse overlooking โ›ณ๏ธโ›ณ๏ธ Bitter regret #southofirelandopengolf • On the 4th โ›ณ๏ธโ›ณ๏ธโ›ณ๏ธโ›ณ๏ธ #southofIrelandopen • Back inside…
Today at Toastmasters in Cork
Jul 25, 2017 • 14 min
Weather Report from Cork Radio International • Excited about Toastmasters today • Off to Blarney Toastmasters this Tuesday evening • Blarney Toastmasters meeting has a theme & a fancy dresser
Talking Golf : The Open 2017
Jul 24, 2017 • 48 min
The last 9 holes - drama all over the shop - what about you? #golf • This is too exciting (4:55) #golf • Donald Trump plays #golf & sacked his caddie - Spieth in trouble • The biggest drama in modern golf is now • Adversity personified #golf • Gobsmacking…
Walking & Talking (Episode 1)
Jul 22, 2017 • 31 min
Diary Note: Saturday morning (0:59) • Talking as we walk (to be continued) • More rambling talk • Voicing the walk continuing • Speaking without purpose • Strolling with utterance • The End of words - imagining the rest