A number of the world's most popular podcasts will be descending onto Dublin during the month of November for the Dublin Podcast Festival.
For the third year running, a range of podcast genres will be on display at shows and live podcasts at venues around the city, such as comedy, crime, literature and history.
This year's line-up – which includes both Irish and international acts – includes The Guilty Feminist, A Gay and a NonGay, The 2 Johnnies, It Galz and Blindboy.
With more than 35 million downloads under her belt, Deborah Frances-White returns to Dublin with the Guilty Feminist podcast (Vicar Street, November 6) to talk about 21st-century feminist goals and the paradoxes and insecurities that undermine them.
A Gay and a NonGay, the UK’s number-one LGBTQ+ podcast (Sugar Club, November 10), features the friends James Barr and Dan Hudson discussing differences between LGBTQ+ and straight people.
The Tipperary comedy duo the 2 Johnnies – aka Johnny Smacks and Johnny B, who have topped the podcast charts for 80 weeks – are at Vicar Street on November 14th with a live show full of “riding, Gaelic games and parish news”.
The It Galz’ live show of cultural commentary (Vicar Street, November 16) sees Jenny Claffey and Lindsay Hamilton share their takes on topics from pop culture to women’s lives through their comic and sometimes satirical lens.
The podcaster and bestselling author Blindboy returns for two nights (Vicar Street, November 19 and 24) to talk about mental health, gun laws, feminism, racism, history and celebrating International Men’s Day on November 19th.
Debuting #1 on New York Times Best Sellers List, My Favorite Murder will host a live show in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, on November 24 and 25. Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark host a hit true-crime podcast.
Aside from being avid true crime enthusiasts, Karen Kilgariff is a stand-up comedian and television writer and Georgia Hardstark is a writer and host for the Cooking Channel.
Tickets for the events will go on sale from Ticketmaster.ie and outlets Nationwide on Monday, August 12 2019 at 10am.
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