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A podcast dedicated to everything outdoors: running, cycling, angling, hiking, hunting, fishing, sailing and even golfing.

A podcast dedicated to everything outdoors: running, cycling, angling, hiking, hunting, fishing, sailing and even golfing.
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United States

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A podcast dedicated to everything outdoors: running, cycling, angling, hiking, hunting, fishing, sailing and even golfing.

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English


Episodes

Episode 21: Adventure Expeditions with Paul Gleeson

9/19/2018
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My guest in this episode of the podcast is Paul Gleeson. I would describe Paul as a big-time adventurer. He cycled across Australia, crossed the Atlantic in a row boat and attempted to cross the infamous North West Passage in the Canadian High Arctic, on human power alone, in one season. And these are just some of Paul’s adventures. He is also a published author, TEDx speaker and performance coach who runs a consultancy firm for businesses. This is really a good one to listen to, especially...

Duration:01:46:33

Episode 20: Irish Wildlife Trust with Pádraic Fogarty

9/5/2018
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This is a big one. Our guest, Pádraic Fogarty is the Campaign Officer at Irish Wildlife Trust and an ex-editor of the Irish Wildlife magazine. Protection and conservation of the natural world should be of the greatest importance for all outdoorsmen. For that reason, I was really excited when Pádraic accepted an invitation to the podcast. If you care about the environment, tune in and listen. We are talking not only about key conservation issues but also how to get involved and make a...

Duration:01:17:17

Episode 19: Irish Deer Commission with Damien Hannigan

8/29/2018
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This episode is a deer season opener special! The 1st of September is approaching fast and it marks the beginning of deer hunting season in Ireland. My guest on the podcast is the Public Relations Officer for Irish Deer Commission, Damien Hannigan. We discuss deer conservation in Ireland, the position of various stakeholders on deer management, wildlife crime and many other deer related issues. It is a must-listen for all deer hunters and stalkers. Also, don’t forget to email...

Duration:01:17:34

Episode 18: Munster Drone Services with Shane and Chris

8/22/2018
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Once again we are pushing the boundary of what we mean by the outdoors. Without a doubt piloting drones is an outdoors activity. So in this episode our guests are two pilots from Munster Drone Services, fully licensed providers of professional drone aerial works. While listening you can learn about various types of drones, regulations related to flying drones and the many ways that a drone can be used. Spoiler alert, it’s not only photography, as it turns out drones are quite useful tools...

Duration:01:06:09

Episode 17: Sea Synergy with Eleanor Turner

8/8/2018
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This episode is for all of you who love the sea and especially the coast. My guest, Eleanor Turner works at Sea Synergy Marine Awareness Centre in Waterville, whose mission is: “To create meaningful experiences in nature for individuals or groups tailored to their needs that enable them to discover the rich diversity of Ireland’s environment and Wild Atlantic Way in a fun and memorable way.” Sounds like the outdoors to me! In this episode we talk about various species of fish, sharks, rays...

Duration:01:09:49

Interview for GCR Digital Radio

8/1/2018
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This week, instead of the usual blog post I would like to share with all my listeners and subscribers an interview I gave two months ago. I was interviewed by Ben Kelly from the Wicklow Hour tweetchat for GCR Digital Radio. During our chat, I had an opportunity to talk about Tommy’s Outdoors podcast. I answered several questions ranging from how it all got started to who can be my guest. We also briefly touched on some topics that were discussed in previous episodes of the podcast....

Duration:00:16:17

Episode 16: Cycling across Continents with Tomás Mac an t-Saoir

7/25/2018
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Experience of the outdoors quite often involves adventure. My guest today is taking adventure to the next level. Tomás Mac an t-Saoir is a young man in his twenties who cycled 3000 miles across North America solo and unsupported. This year he is planning to one-up his achievement by embarking on a 12,000 km self-supported cycling trip down the length of Africa. The journey will start in Cairo, Egypt and end in Cape Town, South Africa. Tomás is cycling in aid of the Donal Walsh Live Life...

Duration:01:07:22

Episode 15: Tralee Equestrian Centre with Rachel Daly

7/11/2018
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For many of us horseback riding is one of the best ways to experience the outdoors. In this episode, I talk with Rachel Daly from Tralee Equestrian Centre. You will learn how to get started if you are new to this activity. Rachel will walk you through various disciplines of equestrian sport. You will also hear about a number of horse breeds as well as some interesting facts about horse life. Finally, you will find out about the services Tralee Equestrian Centre offers. They range from...

Duration:01:07:14

Episode 14: Wild Adventure Way with Caroline Birch

6/27/2018
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In this episode my guest is Caroline Birch, CEO of the Wild Adventure Way. Caroline is an energetic, positive and open-minded person. We cover a whole host of topics. We discuss what adventure is and why we need it. We cover in detail various types of surfing. We also talk about hunting and connection to the land. I hope that you will have as great a time listening to this episode as we had recording it.

Duration:01:26:47

Episode 13: Cycling with David Elton

6/13/2018
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This time my guest is David Elton who covers more road in Kerry on a bicycle than most others. David is a hard-core cyclist, cycling blogger and co-author of the Cycling Kerry guidebook which he wrote with Donnacha Clifford who was our guest on the episode 4 of the podcast. In this episode David and I discuss many cycling related topics. We talk about cycling culture in Holland, cycling across Scandinavia, David’s recent trip to Mallorca and a local cycling club The Chain Gang. Don’t forget...

Duration:01:33:59

Episode 12: Angling with Kuba Standera

5/30/2018
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In this episode of the podcast my guest is a true legend of the local angling community, Kuba Standera. He is an angler, fishing guide, co-founder and former editor of a leading Polish fly fishing magazine and, recently, founder of Pirate Lures, hand made soft-plastics. He will share with us his vast experience and opinions on a wide variety of angling related topics. We are talking about pike fishing and sea bass fishing with both lures and with a fly. We also discuss various conservation...

Duration:01:18:50

Episode 11: Running with Fozzy, Mike and Vinny

5/16/2018
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In this episode, my guests are three friends bound by their passion for running: Mike Kissane, who was my guest on episode 3 and his two friends Vinny and Fozzy. We discuss which of the three is the fastest runner, setting running goals, marathon pacing, and their new big challenge. Mike, Vinny and Fozzy After 24 Hour https://youtu.be/7rEz4yJtz0I Vinnie Never Again https://youtu.be/aTTR2xrk4-U

Duration:01:17:50

Episode 10: Waterford Greenway and wellbeing with Bernadette Phillips

5/2/2018
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In this episode, I visited sunny Waterford to meet Bernadette Phillips, sociologist, motivational speaker, radio broadcaster and the founder of New Insights For Change, to talk about Waterford Greenway. As it turned out, the greenway was only a background to a great conversation about the profound importance of the outdoors and connecting with nature. http://bernadettephillips.com http://www.newinsightsforchange.com

Duration:01:19:40

Episode 9: Swarovski Open Day with Paul Innes and Mike Duggan

4/18/2018
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This episode of the podcast was recorded during the Swarovski Open Day that took place on the 14th of April 2018 in the Kingdom "An Riocht" Rifle & Pistol Club. My guests are Paul Innes from Swarovski Optik and Mike Duggan from Mike Duggan Firearms. During the event we had an opportunity to try out a wide variety of Swarovski optics: binoculars, spotting scopes, rifle scopes and even objective lenses for photo cameras.

Duration:00:25:03

Episode 8: Housekeeping

3/30/2018
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In this episode I'm talking about some news related to the podcast. Launch of the new website https://tommysoutdoors.com and more. Also answering some frequently asked questions. Sea trout fishing marks and regulations. Bicycle helmets. Cyclists and runners safety in early morning and evening hours. Listen, share and subscribe!

Duration:00:22:57

Episode 7: Hiking Kerry with Susan Baughman

9/28/2017
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In this episode of the podcast my guest is Susan Baughman, walking and photography guide, author, speaker and blogger. We are discussing beauty of County Kerry and some activities one can enjoy while staying in the area. After listening to the podcast, go and visit Susan’s blog at www.todayinireland.com

Duration:00:59:04

Episode 6: Brown bear

8/7/2017
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Short story of our trip to Polish mountains to meet the brown bear. Corresponding video: https://youtu.be/t_S8sJINuP0

Duration:00:12:22

Episode 5: Pike Fishing on Lough Allua

6/5/2017
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In this episode I am taking our listeners pike fishing on the lake Lough Allua in the village Tir Na Spideoga. Short fishing report.

Duration:00:21:29

Episode 4: Cycling Kerry with Donnacha Clifford

4/1/2017
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This time our guest is Donnacha Clifford aka Kerry Cyclist. We are discussing road cycling and his new book "Cycling Kerry, great road routes" which he co-authored with David Elton. Listen to the podcast, buy his book and visit http://www.kerrycycling.com

Duration:01:06:05

Episode 3: Running with Mike Kissane

3/23/2017
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In this episode my guest is Mike Kissane who is accomplished and passionate runner. We are talking about Mike’s journey as a runner. Mike will also share lots of advice and insights about running for beginner and intermediate runners (@53:18)

Duration:01:29:28