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Author: Blindboyboatclub

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Hosted by Blindboyboatclub, who is an artist and author. An eclectic podcast containing short fiction, interviews and comedy.

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355 Episodes
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Exploring the striking similarities between North African Berber singing and Irish Sean nós singing. Discussing an 1859 archaeological journal that claimed the Irish language was understood in North Africa. Revisiting Bob Quinns boiling controversial work on the subject Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Grayson Perry is a Turner Prize winning artist who works in ceramics and textile. We had a gas chat Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Rat Boy Summer

Rat Boy Summer

2024-06-1248:581

A phone call about an 800 year old corpse  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The contribution that Irish monks made to the mechanics of writing Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The state of the World

The state of the World

2024-05-2945:136

I speak about Skellig Michael and Global conflict  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Paddy Considine

Paddy Considine

2024-05-2101:36:355

I speak with the actor Paddy Considine about creativity, dogs and being autistic  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Rory O Neil is a legendary drag performer, as Panti Bliss. We speak about drag as an art form Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
I dislodged a marble from the eye of a dalmation and this got me thinking about fast food as an ideological weapon of American foreign policy  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Donal Ryan

Donal Ryan

2024-04-1701:38:092

I chat with twice Booker nominated internationally acclaimed writer Donal Ryan about creativity and being a Metaller Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Bonus episode about impact of the atomic age on food  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The History of Whales who wear dead salmon as hats  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
My Mental Health Plan for the first days of April  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
A short story about Love and Greyhounds Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
A Psychosexual history of Digestive biscuits and their use as instruments of Physical Force Republicanism  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dr Michel Dugon and Dr JP Dunbar are experts in venomous creatures. Michel runs the Venom lab in the University of Galway, where he researches the effects of venom and its potential medical applications Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
I.R.A Glass

I.R.A Glass

2024-03-0654:272

A meandering story which celebrates the practice of telling fibs and tall tales  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The Cat Piss Astronaut

The Cat Piss Astronaut

2024-02-2144:023

A short story about being an autistic child  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Valentines cards come from the Pagan ritual of slapping bare arses with the hide of a skinned dog  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The History of Supernatural Sex wardobes and Spanking cults in Donegal  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
I explore the connections between Robbie Williams hair wax, botox and bog bodies  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Comments (729)

Gavin Fraser

"my sister had horses " !!

Jun 19th
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kevin barry Lidster

blind boy Yr a Irish Hero, telling yr younger listening fan the History of the war for freedom in the 80's , an giving them the information they maybe dont know , I take my hat of to you good sir💚✊🏻✊🏻✊🏻✊🏻🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪

May 1st
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R. Morrison

still greeting and telling everyone to wear a mask and get vaccinated yeah?

Feb 28th
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Damian Liam Neary

wow beautiful......spent the hour designing a tattoo for a friend. Drawing whilst away with the faeries....Thanks blindboy that was lovely!

Feb 18th
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James Fidler

edit issue at 14:22

Feb 2nd
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Kevin Johnson-horgan

22:22 where the pine starts

Jan 19th
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kevin barry Lidster

Brilliant sir as always, Victory to the Resistances 🇸🇩✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻🇸🇩🇸🇩🇸🇩🇸🇩🇸🇩Ur a legend blind boy

Nov 1st
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Karma كارما

thank you ! I never knew all the details of how much our struggles with British colonialism (Balfor) are similar

Nov 1st
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Damian Liam Neary

Well done Blindboy! Six years of absolutely blinking fantastic listening. Thank you so much!

Oct 26th
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kevin barry Lidster

blind boy my Greatest Respect for ya sir a true Irishman , ya made me proud, an said what needed to be said sir ✌🏻🇸🇩

Oct 18th
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LC

Classic ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Aug 7th
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Luke Taylor

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Jul 31st
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Adrian Walsh

Spike "What's the Irish word for a mother fucker? Blindboy "amadan" Spike "I prefer motherfucker" love it

Jul 26th
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Ciaran Gore

l.

Apr 12th
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Eddie Daly

another great podcast

Apr 12th
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Geraint Jones

St Patrick was born in Wales a place now called Banwen, I used to deliver milk to his cousin.

Mar 19th
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James Kenny

The band Turisas did a song on The Hash Eater called Run Bhang Eater Run. "Rude awakening No more bathing Public erection Gives little affection"

Mar 12th
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E. Osullivan

tune in next week to find out what happened to the 'Hash eater of Booley' yeah 😉

Mar 11th
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Eddie Daly

beautiful episode

Jan 24th
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James Kenny

while he told us not to give out to RTE I flipped the building while cycling to St. Vincent's hospital for arthritis.

Jan 24th
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