episode 29 [ dave rudden & sarah maria griffin ]

[ Series 3 of the WGM kicks off with a live Q&A with BFFs and fantastic young Irish authors Dave Rudden (Knights of the Borrowed Dark) and Sarah Maria Griffin (Spare and Found Parts). It's a fascinating chat with extraordinary insight from two of the countries brightest new literary stars and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did. ]


EPISODE 28 [ THE 100 CLUB ]

[ It's the last episode of the current series and to mark it we go back to the venue of our London show last year, the 100 Club, to learn about its amazing history as one of (if not THE) oldest music venue in the world. Venue owner Jeff Horton takes Nial on a walk around the hallowed space and tells us why independent venues like the 100 Club are so important. ]


episode 27 [ chris gethard ]

[ Chris Gethard is a comedian, writer, actor and television host from New Jersey. Nial caught up with him in Dublin at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival to talk about Chris' improv background, his public access chat show and punk DIY approach to his work. ]


EPISODE 26 [ 4 BOTHIES ]

[ Episode 26 is a very special show and a break from our usual format. 4 Bothies is an art project by Luke Franklin. He and four collaborators created four different artistic spaces and hid them in secret locations around Ireland. This week Shane joins Luke, Mike Donnelly and Adam Ozmin as they go in search of one of the Bothies on Inishark - an abandoned island off the coast of Galway. ]


episode 25 [ sasheer zamata ]

[ In Episode 25 we break from our tradition of featuring Irish artists to chat to current SNL cast member Sasheer Zamata. Níal caught up with Sasheer while she was performing at the Vodafone Comedy Festival in Dublin. ]


EPISODE 24 [ FEELS ]

[ Episode 24 is all about emotions and how they feed into artists' work. This week, Shane chats to spoken word performer Vickey Curtis about how the death of her mother and then of her housemate led to the writing of her new show. Shane also talks to musician Kieran McGuinness (Delorentos) about songwriting and there's a performance from Elm. ]


EPISODE 23 [ PETER MCDONALD ]

[ Nial chats to actor Peter McDonald, star of Moone Boy, The Stag, I Went Down and many other acclaimed TV, Film and theatre titles. Recorded live in London's 100 Club.  ]


EPISODE 22 [ IRL ]

[ This episode 'IRL' is about life online and features comedy from Keith Farnan, an essay from WGM regular Megan Nolan, music from Video Blue and performance from Stefanie Preissner. ]


EPISODE 21 [ ANDERSON ]

[ Daniel Anderson was the frontman of The Rags. But since the band's demise, he has re-invented himself as a self-publishing solo artist. Daniel speaks to Nial about the challenges of going it alone in the music industry. There's also three tracks from Anderson himself. ]


episode 20 [ my body ]

[ Themed show all about relationships with ours and other people's bodies. Featuring Comedian Edwin Sammon talking about his experience with drugs. Megan Nolan reads an incredible essay about sexual assault. Jennifer Evans performs three live tracks for us. And author Sarah Maria Griffin gives us a preview of her novel Spare and Found Parts. ]


EPISODE 19 [ CONOR O'BRIEN (VILLAGERS) ]

[ In this latest epsiode of the WGM podcast, Níal chats to Villagers frontman and Ivor Novello Award winning songwriter Conor O'Brien in his Dublin kitchen. ]


episode 18 [ lost & found ]

[ A THEMATIC EPISODE FEATURING PERFORMACES FROM ALISON SPITTLE, ALVY CARRAGHER, CHRISTIAN FOLEY ALONG WITH A Q&A FROM DYLAN HASKINS  ]


EPISODE 17 [ GRAHAM LINEHAN ]

[ THE CREATOR OF FATHER TED, THE IT CROWD AND COUNT ARTHUR STRONG CHATS TO NIAL LIVE ON STAGE AT THE 100 CLUB ]


Episode 16 [ Domhnall Gleeson ]

[ GENERAL HUX HIMSELF JOINS US TO NOT TALK ABOUT STAR WARS ] 


Episode 15 [ Ham Sandwich ] 

[ HAM SANDWICH PERFORM SONGS FROM 'STORIES FROM THE SURFACE' & PODGE CHATS TO NÍAL ] 


WGM 2014 Music Special

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[ WE LISTEN BACK TO ALL THE WONDERFUL MUSICAL GUESTS WE FEATURED IN 2014 ]


Episode 14 [ We Cut Corners, John Butler, Giles Brody & Tom Rowley ]

[ AUTHOR JOHN BUTLER GIVES US A SPECIAL PREVIEW OF HIS UNFINISHED NOVEL ]


Episode 13 [ Kevin McGahern, Erin Fornoff & Kalle Ryan ]

[ REPUBLIC OF TELLY HOST KEVIN MCGAHERN (OR IS IT BILL CULLEN) JOINS US ]


Episode 12 [ Hozier, Jarlath Regan, Tom Walsh & Dave Rudden ]

[ FEATURING MUSIC FROM THE INCREDIBLE HOZIER ]


Episode 11 [ Ham Sandwich, John Butler & Colm Keegan ]

[ FEATURING A DISCUSSION WITH 'THE STAG' DIRECTOR JOHN BUTLER ]


Episode 10 [ Tim Wheeler, Alvy Carragher & Edwin Sammon ]

[ MID-90S INDIE ICON TIM WHEELER CHATS TO US FROM NEW YORK ]


Episode 9 [ Peter Coonan, Colm O'Regan, Sarah Griffin & Anderson ]

[ HE PLAYED FRAN IN LOVE/HATE, PETER COONAN JOINED US LIVE FROM MABOS ]


Episode 8 [ Delorentos, Alan Bennett, Mick Minogue & James Moran ]

[ ARTIST MICK MINOGUE GIVES HIS TOP FIVE TIPS TO BEING CREATIVE ]


Episode 7 [ Diet of Worms - The Strollinstown Radio Hour ] 

[ IN A VERY SPECIAL EPISODE, WE PRESENT AN EXCLUSIVE COMEDY PLAY BY DIET OF WORMS ]


Episode 6 [ Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Kevin Gildea, Eleanor Tiernan and Stephen James Smith ]

[ FRAMES VIOLINIST COLM MAC CON IOMAIRE PRODUCES AN INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE ]


Episode 5 [ Conor O'Brien (Villagers), Andrea Farrell & Colm Keegan ]

[ CONOR FROM VILLAGERS GIVES US HIS TOP FIVE TIPS ]


Episode 4 [ Ken Early, Andrew Mangan, We Are Losers & Megan Nolan ]

[ KEN EARLY (SECOND CAPTAINS) & ANDREW MANGAN (ARSEBLOG) TALK PODCASTING ]


WGM Extra # 1 [ Featuring Graham Tugwell ] 

[ GRAHAM TUGWEL READS HIS INCREDIBLE STORY 'WHEN LOVE'S LEFT OUT FOR US TO FIND' ]


Episode 3 [ James Vincent McMorrow, Leanne Harte & Gearoid Farrelly ]

[ JAMES VINCENT McMORROW ON WHY IT'S IMPORTANT TO LIVE ABROAD AT LEAST FOR A BIT ]


Episode 2 [ Domhnall Gleeson, We Cut Corners & Jarlath Regan ]

[ CHOICE MUSIC PRIZE NOMINEES WE CUT CORNERS PERFORM ] 


Episode 1 [ Arthur Mathews, Hozier & Kalle Ryan ]

[ FR. TED CREATOR ARTHUR MATHEWS CHATS TO A STAR-STRUCK NÍAL ]