Real Talks Podcast


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A weekly podcast hosted by Alan O’Mara. Each Real Talks episode provides a prominent Irish figure with the opportunity to talk about life lessons, leadership, resilience, purpose, sport, passions and much more during a relaxed, meaningful and humorous conversation.


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Latest episode

Episode 9 – Cora Staunton

Aired: May 21st, 2017

Duration: 1:08:08

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Now in her 23rd season at the top level, it is a real honour and privilege to welcome Cora Staunton onto the Real Talks podcast.

Having made her debut for the Mayo senior team at 13 years of age, Cora has gone on to win four All-Ireland’s for her county, 10 All-Stars and become a household name due to her incredible longevity, mesmerising talent and amazing ability to consistently get huge scores in the green and red jersey.

Over the hour, Cora talked openly and honestly about how sport changed her life for the better, the impact of the death of her mother had on her life and why after all these years, she keeps coming back for more.

If you enjoy this conversation, please do subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher or SoundCloud. We’ve already had over 24,000 plays and been listened to in more than 60 countries. For any iTunes listeners, we would love if you could review the podcast as it helps greatly to keep the show at the top of charts.

This podcast is brought to you thanks to the support of Kelly Bradshaw Dalton, who for over 20 years have been selling, renting and managing property in the greater Dublin area. Be sure to check out their website at KBD.ie.


All episodes


Season 1

Episode 9 – Cora Staunton

Aired: May 21st, 2017

Duration: 1:08:08

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Episode 8 – Michael Quinn

Aired: May 14th, 2017

Duration: 1:11:47

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Episode 7 – Noel Connors

Aired: May 7th, 2017

Duration: 1:04:50

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Episode 6 – Eamon McGee

Aired: April 30th, 2017

Duration: 1:07:50

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Episode 5 – Niall McNamee

Aired: April 16th, 2017

Duration: 1:11:35

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Episode 4 – Jamie Clarke

Aired: April 9th, 2017

Duration: 1:00:12


Episode 3 – John McGrath

Aired: April 2nd, 2017

Duration: 1:00:40

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Episode 2 – Brendan Maher

Aired: March 27th, 2017

Duration: 01:00:42

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Episode 1 – Kevin McManamon

Aired: March 20th, 2017

Duration: 01:01:54

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