The Long Hall Podcast - America's Irish Voice
New York GAA County Finals Review - Historic St. Barnabas Win
Season 1, Ep. 13
History -- as St. Barnabas become the first team made up of all American born players to win the New York senior football championship.Michael reviews a thrilling final at Gaelic Park last Sunday with Frank Brady and we discuss what it means for the local Woodlawn/Barnabas community -- and the wider New York GAA community as a whole.This is a jam-packed podcast featuring post-match interviews with St Barnabas manager Johnny McGeaney, St Barnabas chairman and selector Mike Brosnan and winning captain -- Conor Rafferty.New YorkCounty Board Chair Joan Henchy gives us her thoughts on the win and we also look back on the senior hurling championship final -- where Hoboken Guards clinched a historic 3 in a row.Hoboken player and selector Paul “Dumper” Loughnane is speaks to us about that achievement.We also discuss Ulster’s win in the Junior A Hurling Final and the remaining games on the New York calendar including the Junior A and B finals and the ladies football championship.
New York GAA County Finals Preview With Frank Brady
Season 1, Ep. 12
We preview Sunday's New York GAA County Finals with reporter and former New York GAA football manager Frank Brady. Frank Brady is back to preview Sunday's New York GAA County Finals.Ulster v Westmeath 🏆Junior Hurling Final🇺🇲12.00/🇮🇪 5.00pm**Tipperary v Hoboken🏆 Senior Hurling Final🇺🇸 2pm/ 🇮🇪 7pm ****St Barnabas v Sligo 🏆 Senior Football Final🇺🇸 4pm/ 🇮🇪 9pm **** Please note the above times are official times, in the podcast we called the senior finals the other way round **The County Board has brought the Junior Final forward to 12 p.m.Available on all major podcasting streaming platforms.Facebook & YouTube video also available.All games will be livestreamed on New York GAA's Facebook page.
Colm Flynn - RTE TV Reporter & Producer
Season 1, Ep. 11
Colm Flynn, TV reporter, presenter and producer, talks to us about his career working for major media outlets like RTE, BBC, and the Associated Press.This year Colm has been based in New York City and produced powerful RTE Nationwide programs highlighting the plight of Irish American’s living in the Big Apple during COVID-19.The programs received universal praise from Irish people on both sides of the Atlantic.We discuss the delicacies of producing those shows while New York become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.We also chat talk about the Catholic Church as well as Black Lives Matter, rioting and the Defund the Police protests across America this summer.All of Colm's excellent videos can be viewed for free on his website, ColmFlynn.com and you can also follow Colm on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram - @ColmFlynnIRE.Please subscribe and rate The LongHall podcast, this will help us grow our audience and ensure we can get more podcasts to you, more often.
COVID-19 Shutdown - Will New York City Bounce Back?
Season 1, Ep. 10
In this episode Michael and Johnny talk about the ongoing impact the COVID-19 shutdowns are having on bars and restaurants in New York City.Indoor dining remains closed and the bars and restaurants that have remained open are utilizing outdoor dining to try to turn profit.However with the fall and winter months soon upon us and no blueprint coming from the mayor’s office to reopen for indoor dining -- we ask if this will be the death knell for the majority of bars and restaurants in New York City.And with the “For lease” signs gone up on the Long Hall Pub & Grocery on East 34th Street, Johnny, the co-owner, gives us an update on the future of the bar.Please subscribe and rate the podcast, this will help us grow our audience and ensure we can get more podcasts to you, more often.
New York GAA Championships 2020 Preview With Frank Brady
Season 1, Ep. 9
Veteran reporter and former New York GAA football manager Frank Brady gives us a preview of the 2020 New York Championship scene.Frank has been attending games at Gaelic Park since the 1970s and writes match reports for The Irish Voice, The Irish Echo and IrishCentral.comFrank gives us a rundown on all adult men's grades in both hurling and football -- as well as the ladies football division.We also discuss how COVID-19 has effected this year’s championships -- in terms of turn out and standard -- now that the J1 summer sanctions have not been able to travel.
US Visas With Top Immigration Attorney Lorcan Shannon
Season 1, Ep. 8
US VISAS is a hot topic among our listeners and an issue we promised to cover when we first launched the podcast.In this episode we speak with top US immigration attorney, Lorcan Shannon.Lorcan is based in New York City and has a tremendous reputation among Irish immigrants living and working in America. We go through all the various visas that Irish people might qualify for - including Green Cards and the whole process of getting one. Lorcan provides us with the latest news and information on COVID related travel bans and after putting the call out through IrishCentral.com, Lorcan answers readers’ visa questions.Lorcan can be contacted by:Phone:(646) 237 7262Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgLorcan Shannon LawThe Law Offices of Lorcan Shannon1450 Broadway, 39th FloorNew York, NY 10018
Larry Tompkins - Part 1 - New York & Donegal Club
Season 1, Ep. 7
In this 2 part podcast we interview former Cork football legend Larry Tompkins.Larry was in New York earlier this year and sat down with us to discuss his illustrious playing career and in particular his years playing with Donegal club in New York.Quite simply, there is no Larry Tompkins story without New York and the Donegal club.Those years, as Larry recalls, were instrumental in improving his game, and set the stage for his return to Irelandto tog out with Cork and Castlehaven.Larry also chats to us about his humble upbringing in Kildare, his years playing with the Lilywhites at underage and at senior level and what led to his move to AmericaLarry’s autobiography, BELIEVE is being released in a few months and we hope to get Larry back on in the near future.This was one of the first podcasts we recorded and unfortunately a technical glitch means the audio is poor in places.The video to this podcast is up on our YouTube channel and Facebook page with subtitles which may be a better option for some people.
Slainte2020 Raises $450,000 - Aisling Irish Center's Sandra Feeney-Charles
Season 1, Ep. 6
In this podcast we speak to Sandra Feeney Charles, Executive Director at the Aisling Irish Community and Cultural Center in Yonkers.The center has played an important role in the lives of Irish immigrants and Irish Americans over the past 25 years.This year the Aisling Center was part of a tristate effort to raise funds for Irish American’s in need during COVID-19 – called Slainte2020.Sandra exclusively reveals to us the staggering amount of cash that has been raised so far.She explains the inspirational Team Aisling concept and describes how Team Aisling members raised money for Slainte2020.We discuss how the pandemic has affected the elderly and undocumented immigrants.We also chat about the mental health struggles people have faced during COVID-19.Sandra gives us a brief history of the Aisling Center and what it offers the community.Donate - https://www.slainte2020.org/Aisling Irish Center - http://www.aislingcenter.org/Team Aisling Yonkers Marathon 2019 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpHMFcBGOIE
Top Irish Fashion Blogger Louise Cooney
Season 1, Ep. 5
Top Irish fashion blogger Louise Cooney sits down with Michael and Johnny to discuss her career as an influencer and life in New York.We delve into social media, visas and much more. Louise even brought her famous dog Cooper along for the chat!The podcast was recorded just before COVID-19 hit and is a refreshing break from the craziness of the past three months. Follow Louise on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/louisecooney_/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/louisecooneycom/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/lou1409Visit her website: http://louisecooney.com/Follow The Long Hall Podcast onInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelonghallpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheLongHallPodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thelonghallpodVisit our website: http://thelonghallpodcast.com/