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23 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Colm Tóibín. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Colm Tóibín, often where they are interviewed.

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23 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Colm Tóibín. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Colm Tóibín, often where they are interviewed.

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Wexford Opera Festival, Colm Tóibín, Dance in Solidarity

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Artistic Director Rosetta Cucchi discusses an online festival for Wexford Opera, author Colm Tóibín transports us to Venice through his choice of novels, John Maguire revisits the film, Whitnail and I, and also Dance in Solidarity in support of Black Lives Matter.

Jun 16 2020

51mins

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Repost: Ireland's Showman – Colm Tóibín Remembers Gay Byrne

The Stand with Eamon Dunphy
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The passing of Gay Byrne was one of the saddest moments of 2019. The writer Colm Tóibín, who knew Byrne for many years, told Eamon about the life and legacy of Ireland's greatest ever broadcaster.

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Dec 24 2019

45mins

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Repost: Colm Tóibín on the Crisis in Catalonia

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Colm Tóibín first went to Barcelona in 1975 as a 20-year-old (two months before the death of General Franco). He stayed for three years, working as a teacher and returned many times over the years, writing about his love affair with the region in his book 'Homage to Barcelona'.

In this episode, originally recorded in 2017, he joins Eamon to give an insight into the current situation in the region.

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Oct 15 2019

54mins

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Colm Tóibín: How Britain turned irrational and the anguish of cancer

Ireland Unfiltered with Dion Fanning
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Colm joins Dion on this week's episode of Ireland Unfiltered to discuss how he found creativity in his grief and what chemo does to the mind and soul.

Sep 03 2019

46mins

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Ep 489: Colm Tóibín – "Boris Johnson seems to be a born bluffer"

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Colm Tóibín, one of Ireland's greatest living writers, talks to Eamon about the border, Brexit, and the European project.

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Sep 02 2019

44mins

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Colm Tóibín - Second Captains Saturday

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Shortlisted for the Booker prize three times, won the International Dublin Literary Prize for ‘The Master’ and the Costa Book Award for Brooklyn, was Eamon Dunphy's bodyguard at Italia 90, wrote about Maradona's life of "samba y caramba" and hates tv, twitter, romance novels and dynamic tennis. This is a fun chat with the brilliant Colm Tóibín

Aug 31 2019

54mins

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Writers on Recordings: Colm Tóibín on Elizabeth Bishop

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New York's 92nd Street Y has been a home to the voices of literature for 80 years, hosting in its famed Reading Series the greatest literary artists of the 20th century and recording for posterity their appearances as part of its vast audio archive. Featuring Colm Tóibín on Elizabeth Bishop and Rachel Cusk on Katherine Anne Porter, the Writers on Recordings series invites contemporary authors to discuss the legendary voices that have meant the most to them. Each conversation features rare archival recordings and is led by Bernard Schwartz, who produces 92Y's Reading Series as director of its Unterberg Poetry Center. Now in its third year, the series is produced in collaboration with the 92nd Street Y and Queen Mary University of London.

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Aug 14 2019

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Colm Tóibín on Wilde, Yeats and Joyce, Mary Beth Keane, the best novels of 1979

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Colm Tóibín reflects on the fathers of Irish greats and US bestseller Mary Beth Keane

Aug 11 2019

27mins

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Colm Tóibín: ‘It’s curable,’ he said

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‘Instead of shaking all over, I read the newspapers. I listened to the radio. I had my lunch.’ Colm Tóibín reads his account of being treated for cancer.

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Apr 17 2019

48mins

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What Makes a Jewish Book; Colm Tóibín on Natalia Ginzburg; Censorship in Kuwait

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What Makes a Jewish Book; Colm Tóibín on Natalia Ginzburg; Censorship in Kuwait

Mar 10 2019

27mins

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