The Story

The Story
“The Story” is Irish America Magazine’s biweekly podcast where we explore the stories of what’s happening and what’s happened in the Irish community.

“Counterparts,” Read by Fionnula Flanagan
Jun 7 • 27 min
As the Tony awards approach, enjoy nominee Fionnula Flanagan’s dramatic reading of James Joyce’s “Counterparts”.
Fionnula Flanagan on The Ferryman and Tony Nod
May 3 • 39 min
Actress Fionnula Flanagan (Some Mother’s Son, Waking Ned Devine) sits down with Irish America editor-in-chief Patricia Harty talk about her Tony-nominated performance on Broadway as Aunt Maggie Far Away in The Ferryman, her love of Joyce and tackling the…
Astronaut Eileen Collins on Earth Day
Apr 22 • 45 min
Retired NASA astronaut and United States Air Force Colonel Eileen Collins spoke to Patricia Harty in 2017 on the importance of Earth Day and taking care of the planet, as well as life on the International Space Station, where they recycle everything,…
The Hole In The Ground Interviews
Feb 20 • 22 min
Host Dave Lewis talks with director Lee Cronin and actress Séana Kerslake about the A24 and DirecTV horror film, The Hole In The Ground and its Irish connections.
The GPA Super11s
Nov 15, 2018 • 8 min
In this episode of The Story, host Dave Lewis gauges the USGAA community’s opinion on the Gaelic Players Association’ modified version of Hurling, Super 11s as it is being played this weekend at Fenway Park. Let us know what you think, email Dave at…
Happy Halloween!
Oct 31, 2018 • 6 min
Host Dave Lewis takes you through the Irish influence on Halloween!
Martin McGuinness: The Man I Knew
Oct 4, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of The Story, host Dave Lewis went over to the American Irish Historical Society to listen to former Ulster University lecturer, journalist, and author, Jude Collins speak about his book Martin McGuinness: The Man I Knew and his own…
Frank and Al: An Interview with Terry Golway
Sep 10, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode, Host Dave Lewis talked with POLITICO Senior Editor, author, and historian Terry Golway on his new book Frank + Al: FDR, Al Smith and the Unlikely Alliance That Created the Modern Democratic Party. Buy the book here:…
USGAA Championships Day Three, Part Two
Sep 5, 2018 • 12 min
In this, the second part of the final day of USGAA National Championships I cover the Senior Ladies Gaelic Football final between Charlotte James Connolly’s, and Chicago Saint Brigid’s, the Senior Hurling Final between Tipperary Boston, and Vancouver JP…
USGAA Championships Day Three, Part One
Sep 4, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode, Host, Dave Lewis covers the Junior Camogie Final between Coastal Virginia, and Seattle Gaels, the Intermediate Gaelic Football Final between Austin Celtic Cowboys and Chicago Patriots, and the Intermediate Camogie Final between Liberty…
USGAA Championships Day Two
Sep 2, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode, Host, Dave Lewis focused on Football and Hurling, please join me as I followed Vancouver, Notre Dames, DC Gaels, Allentown, Philadelphia, Celtic Cowboys, Donegal Saint Patricks, Tipperary Boston, and Na Fianna from San Francsico. Donegal:…
USGAA Championships Day One
Sep 1, 2018 • 14 min
On today’s episode of The Story, host Dave Lewis covered Camogie matches as a part of the USGAA Championships happening this weekend. For more information, click on the links below USGAA information: Other results on the…
Patricia Harty with Judy Collins
Aug 30, 2018 • 28 min
On this episode of The Story, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief Patricia Harty interviews legendary singer-songwriter, activist and author, Judy Collins. For more reading material on Judy click on the link below:…
Remembering John Riordan
Aug 2, 2018 • 18 min
In today’s episode, host, Dave Lewis will be covering the life and legacy of New York GAA legend, John Riordan who sadly passed away on July 30th. Throughout this episode you’ll not only hear from those who passed their condolences onto his family, and…
Philadelphia GAA Freedom Fight Tournament
Jul 12, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode, host Dave Lewis traveled to Landsdale, Pennsylvania to take part in and to interview participants of Philadelphia GAA’s Freedom Fight Hurling and Camogie Tournament that was held on June 30th 2018. Links to the clubs mentioned in the…
Emmet Brothers
Jun 21, 2018 • 30 min
Today’s episode of The Story is a discussion between host, Dave Lewis and Founder of the Emmet Graves Restoration project and James McGlashin where they explore the story of Irish republicans Thomas Addis Emmet and Robert Emmet, and their influence on the…
Ireland vs USA
Jun 7, 2018 • 11 min
Host Dave Lewis recaps Ireland and the United States Soccer match, and explores the history between the two nation’s soccer teams.
John Wolfe Ambrose
May 24, 2018 • 8 min
Join host, Dave Lewis as he takes you back to the 1800s, to tell the story of John Wolfe Ambrose, a Limerick man who made a massive influence on the infrastructure of New York City as well as the rededication ceremony for his monument.
New York GAA vs. Leitrim GAA Connacht Championship 2018
May 15, 2018 • 4 min
We are proud to present our new podcast series “Story”. The first episode is hosted by Dave Lewis and details the annual big day for the New York GAA, its participation in the Connacht Senior Football Championship. Enjoy the podcast and subscribe to us…