Monday August 3, 2020

The podcast revolution

Very few podcasts are profitable but as more people embrace digital media, advertisers are missing a trick

26th June, 2016
Roisin Ingle and Kathy Sheridan of the Irish Times: their Womens Podcast is a weekly affair Pic: Fergal Phillips

Muhammad Ali. Sex. Technology. Ryan Tubridy. Arsenal FC. Brexit. What do these six items have in common? All were recent topics on popular Irish podcasts.

While it is still in its infancy in Ireland, podcasting has been making waves across the world in recent years thanks to new technologies and to the massive mainstream appeal of innovative shows like the real-life crime series, Serial.

It is fair to say that Andrew Mangan, Ireland’s first full-time...

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