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Irish Talkers

By The Talk Show for Talkers
From Toastmasters in Cork Ireland, "The Talk Show for Talkers" is hosted by Toastmasters Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien, Paul O'Mahony together with guests. All about Communications, Leadership and Public Speaking - the Toastmasters International Way.
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Why the Toastmaster brand matters
Paul discusses issues around the Toastmaster brand and why it matters. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 20 of 2019/20 season - published on January 19th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
15:47
January 19, 2020
Schwarzenegger - Gym Motivation Speech
Arnold Schwarzenegger is a very well know figure and has many motivational speeches. Here is his Gym motivation speech which has meaning in many aspects of life today. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 20 of 2019/20 season - published on January 18th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
11:17
January 18, 2020
Intro: NONCHALANCE & "If you want to turn your life around...."
The introduction segment to this week's shows including: Word of the Week:  NONCHALANCE Thought for the Week: Gerald Good: "If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life." ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 20 of 2019/20 season - published on January 17th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
14:22
January 17, 2020
How to Hook Your Audience in 60 Seconds
From an episode first published in December 2018 Moira introduces the subject of how to hook your audience in 60 seconds. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 19 of 2019/20 season - published on January 13th presented by Moira O'Brien with Ted Mellamphy and Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:45
January 13, 2020
How to Focus on Your Audience
From an episode first broadcast in January 2019 Paul introduces the subject of how to focus on your audience. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 19 of 2019/20 season - published on January 12th presented by Moira O'Brien with Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
14:00
January 12, 2020
Interview with PIP Ted Corcoran
From the episode first broadcast in December 2016 here is the Interview the Tom Hebel conducted duroing the District 71 Conference in Dublin with the only Irish past International President of Toastmasters, Ted Corcoran.  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 19 of 2019/20 season - published on January 11th presented by Moira O'Brien with Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:07
January 11, 2020
Intro: PUERILE & "The biggest single problem...."
In a second week of looking back at past episodes, we are bringing you today the introduction from the show first broadcast in April 2018 with: Word of the Week: PEURILE and Thought for the Week: George Bernard Shaw: "The biggest single problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place". This is part 1 from Programme 19 of 2019/20 season - published on January 10th presented by Moira O'Brien with Paul O'Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:15
January 10, 2020
Body Language
From a show first broadcast in February 2018 Moira talks about body language and it's importance, with assistance from Ted and Paul. ___________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 18 of 2019/20 season - published on January 3rd presented by Moira O'Brien, with Ted Mellamphy and Paul O'Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:28
January 6, 2020
Reignite your Passion
Continuing our look back at some of our archives, from June 2018 Paul talks about reigniting your passion after past International President Balraj Arunsalam's editorial in the May 18 edition of Toastmaster Magazine. ___________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 18 of 2019/20 season - published on January 5th presented by Moira O'Brien with Paul O'Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
15:44
January 5, 2020
Craig Valentine on The Secrets to Telling Great Stories & The Callback
One of the show's favourites among the world champions of public speaking is Craig Valentine who had a large repertoire of free training materials on YouTube and on his website. Here Moira presents two of his sessions "The Secrets to Telling Great Stories" & "The Callback". ___________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 17 of 2019/20 season - published on January 4th presented by Moira O'Brien with & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:20
January 4, 2020
Intro: MELLOW and "A leader is a dealer..."
As this is the holiday period, and we are on a bit of a break, we are looking back at some of our archive.  This is the introduction to the show we put out in May 2015 with Ted Mellamphy and Sharon O'Neill with: Word of the Week: MELLOW and Thought for the Week: Napoleon Bonaparte - "A leader is a dealer in hope". ___________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 18 of 2019/20 season - published on January 3rd presented by Moira O'Brien, with Ted Mellamphy and Sharon O'Neill The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:40
January 3, 2020
How to make better videos
With video production now being available to everyone, Moira discusses a few tips to be able to make better videos. Check out the Toastmasters International video here. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 17 of 2019/20 season - published on December 23rd presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:44
December 23, 2019
Should Toastmasters Celebrate Christmas
 With the diversity of ethnicities and religions within the Toastmasters family, Paul delves into the subject of celebrating religious festivals within Toastmaster clubs. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 17 of 2019/20 season - published on December 22nd presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
11:44
December 22, 2019
Mark Hunter - "A Sink Full of Green Tomatoes"
Mark Hunter was the 2009 World Champion of Public Speaking.  Here is his winning speech "A Sink Full of Green Tomatoes". Paul and Moira discuss this wonderful speech afterwards. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 17 of 2019/20 season - published on December 21st presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:00
December 21, 2019
Intro: BENIGN and "Try to be a rainbow....."
The introduction to this week's shows including as usual: The  word of the week - BENIGN and Thought for the week from Maya Angelou - "Try to be a rainbow in someone's life" ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 17 of 2019/20 season - published on December 20th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
14:44
December 20, 2019
The Challenges of Public Speaking
Inspired by this article by Steve Keating, Moira discusses his challenges and gives her perspective on them. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 16 of 2019/20 season - published on December 16th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:21
December 16, 2019
Putting the Toastmasters Website to Work
Paul takes a look at the Toastmasters website following his small survey of local Toastmasters to find out how much use they make of it. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 16 of 2019/20 season - published on December 15th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:39
December 15, 2019
Matthew George - "Mistakes Make the Man"
The winning 2019 Humourous Speech in District 114 (E Africa) - Matthew George: "Mistakes Make the Man".  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 16 of 2019/20 season - published on December 14th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:58
December 14, 2019
Intro: COROLLARY & "Give a little love to a child......"
The introduction to this weeks show including: Word of the Week: COROLLARY Thought for the Week: John Ruskin - "Give a little love to a child and you get a great deal back", which Moira rewrote to say "Give a little love to a Toastmaster and you get a great deal back". ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 16 of 2019/20 season - published on December 13th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
11:58
December 13, 2019
The Training of District Officers
Following on from comments made off-air during our interview with District 71 Director John Cox, Paul discusses the training, or lack of it, of District Officers from Area Director upwards. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 15 of 2019/20 season - published on December 9th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com Date Programme nn of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between date1 & date2. Here are the details of the show: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ custom_word_of_the_day:word ___________________________________________________________________________ The Talk Show for Talkers is published every week in sections at 4pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Go to our website irishtalkers.com for more information.
09:08
December 9, 2019
We have to talk about an injustice - Bryan Stevenson - Part 2
Bryan Stevenson is a public-interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned. He is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. His inspirational TED talk from 2012 is our offering for you this week in two parts, the second part tomorrow at the same time. The talk is entitled "We have to Talk about an Injustice" and is all about identity. Link to TED video. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 15 of 2019/20 season - published on December 8th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com Date Programme nn of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between date1 & date2. Here are the details of the show: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ custom_word_of_the_day:word ___________________________________________________________________________ The Talk Show for Talkers is published every week in sections at 4pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Go to our website irishtalkers.com for more information.
15:45
December 8, 2019
We have to talk about an injustice - Bryan Stevenson - Part 1
Bryan Stevenson is a public-interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned. He is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. His inspirational TED talk from 2012 is our offering for you this week in two parts, the second part tomorrow at the same time. The talk is entitled "We have to Talk about an Injustice" and is all about identity. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 15 of 2019/20 season - published on December 7th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com Date Programme nn of the 2019/20 season is first broadcast between date1 & date2. Here are the details of the show: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ custom_word_of_the_day:word ___________________________________________________________________________ The Talk Show for Talkers is published every week in sections at 4pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Go to our website irishtalkers.com for more information.
15:55
December 7, 2019
Intro: MAUNDER & "There is no passion to be found playing small......"
This is the introductory segment of this weeks shows and includes: The Word of the Week: MAUNDER and The Thought for the Week: Nelson Mandela - "There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living". followed by conversation, ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 15 of 2019/20 season - published on December 6th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
10:24
December 6, 2019
Final part of the conversation with D71 Director John Cox
We continue the conversation with John Cox, the current District 71 director. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 14 of 2019/20 season - published on December 2nd presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
11:13
December 2, 2019
Further conversation with D71 Director John Cox
We continue the conversation with John Cox, the current District 71 director. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 14 of 2019/20 season - published on December 1st presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:11
December 1, 2019
Interview with D71 Director John Cox
The District 71 Director for this year, John Cox, visited Cork city as the District representative at the Division A contests. We had the opportunity for a long interview session with him of which this is the first where he answers our usual five questions. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 14 of 2019/20 season - published on November 30th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:10
November 30, 2019
Intro: EXCELLENCE and "The brave man is not he who does not......"
The introduction to this week's show including: Word of the Week: EXCELLENCE Thought for the week: Nelson Mandela - "The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear". And of course the usual chat. ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 14 of 2019/20 season - published on November 29th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:42
November 29, 2019
The Role of Toastmaster of the Meeting
Following her stint as Toastmaster of the Meeting at her last club meeting, Moira discusses a number of points which the role holder might address in undertaking this important role. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 13 of 2019/20 season - published on November 25th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
11:01
November 25, 2019
The Ethics of Judging Speech Contests
Given that we are now in the throes of the Autumn speech contests, Paul considered it was worthwhile discussing the ethics of being a judge at these contests. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 13 of 2019/20 season - published on November 24th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:09
November 24, 2019
John Zimmer - "Graduation Day"
This is the speech given at TEDx Lausanne in 2014 by John Zimmer who, apart from running a successful speaking business is also the co-inventor with Florian Mueck of the game "Rhetoric". If you have never played this game, we thoroughly recommend it.  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 12 of 2019/20 season - published on November 23rd presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony.The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
15:52
November 23, 2019
Intro: CHUTZPAH and "As we express our gratitude, we must......."
The introduction to this weeks series of shows including: Word of the Week: CHUTZPAH and Thought for the Week: John F Kennedy -  "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them". ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 12 of 2019/20 season - published on November 15th presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
14:44
November 22, 2019
Bilingual Clubs in Ireland?
Prompted by  this article in Toastmaster magazine the discussion centres around bilingual clubs in Ireland.  ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 12 of 2019/20 season - published on November 18th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
14:04
November 18, 2019
Is Toastmasters International becoming Corporatized?
Paul introduces a discussion on the subject of whether Toastmasters International is becoming Corporatized? ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 12 of 2019/20 season - published on November 17th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:18
November 17, 2019
Denzel Washington Commencement Speech to Pennsylvania University
An inspirational speech from actor Denzel Washington given at the commencement for Pennsylvania University in 2011 ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 12 of 2019/20 season - published on November 16th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
09:37
November 16, 2019
Intro: PELL-MELL and "Nobody who achieves success...."
The introduction to this weeks show including: Thought for the week: Alfred North Whitehead - "No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise & the confident acknowledge this with gratitude". Word of the week: PELL-MELL ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 12 of 2019/20 season - published on November 15th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:42
November 15, 2019
The Do's and Don'ts of being funny
Inspired by this article in the Toastmaster magazine,  the lads talk about the do's and don'ts of being funny. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 10 of 2019/20 season - published on November 11th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
09:46
November 11, 2019
Latest Advice from Our International President
Paul introduces advice from Depak Menon, this year's International President of Toastmasters International. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 10 of 2019/20 season - published on November 10th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:00
November 10, 2019
Amy Purdy - "Living Beyond Limits"
When she was 19, Amy Purdy lost both her legs below the knee. And now ... she's a pro snowboarder (and a killer competitor on "Dancing with the Stars"!). In this powerful talk given at TEDx Orange County, she shows us how to draw inspiration from life's obstacles. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 10 of 2019/20 season - published on November 9th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
18:18
November 9, 2019
Intro: RHETORIC and "If you lose the power to laugh....."
The introduction to this week's series of Podcasts including: Word of the week: RHETORIC Thought for the week: Clarence Darrow  - "If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think". ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 10 of 2019/20 season - published on November 8th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
16:33
November 8, 2019
Aspects of Interviews
Paul introduces the subject of interview and interview skills but the conversation strays towards leaders in the Toastmasters organisation. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 9 of 2019/20 season - published on November 4th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
17:44
November 4, 2019
Do people join Toastmasters to become better leaders?
Paul introduces the subject of why people join Toastmasters and whether they ever consider it to be a way to improve their leadership skills. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 9 of 2019/20 season - published on November 3rd presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
15:03
November 3, 2019
Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globe Speech
____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 9 of 2019/20 season - published on November 2nd presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O'Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
19:45
November 2, 2019
Intro: PIVOT & "Empathy and the ability to...."
The introduction to this week's series of shows including: The Thought for the Week from Emma Watson: "Empathy and the ability to use your imagination should have no limits". The Word of the Week is PIVOT ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 9 of 2019/20 season - published on November 1st presented by Ted Mellamphy & Paul O'Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
12:39
November 1, 2019
Questions on Speechcraft
From the archives of February 2017 Moira deals with a question from a listener about Speechcraft. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 8 of 2019/20 season - published on October 28th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Moira O'Brien. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
08:41
October 28, 2019
Continuing the conversation with Eric Fitzpatrick
From the archives of February 2017 we talk more with Eric Fitzpatrick covering speech practice, Eric's business ARK Speaking & Training which is about presentation training and sales training, his book "Persuade on Purpose", Donald Trump's and Barak Obama's speaking skills and connection with an audience.____________________________________________ This is part 3from Programme 8 of 2019/20 season - published on October 27th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Moira O'Brien. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:31
October 27, 2019
Interview with Eric Fitzpatrick
In February 2017 we had the pleasure of the company of Eric Fitzpatrick from ARK Speaking & Training who was a very active Toastmaster in Dublin over the years and is now a professional speaker. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 8 of 2019/20 season - published on October 26th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Moira O'Brien. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:33
October 26, 2019
Intro: Parelogize and The Toastmasters Promise
In another look back at our archive from February 2017, Moira joins Ted with the Introduction including: Word of the Week: PARELOGIZE Thought for the week:  The Toastmasters Promise ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 8 of 2019/20 season - published on October 25th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
09:03
October 25, 2019
Presentation skills and your career
In this episode Moira talks about how presentation skills can help you career, promoted by this article gleaned from The Public Speaking Weekly. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 7 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 21st presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:19
October 21, 2019
The Toastmaster Magazine and Table Topics
What has the Toastmaster Magazine got to do with Table Topics? Well, according to Toastmaster William Fitzgerald, everything! Paul recalls the experience of this man's Table Topic session. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 7 of 2019/20 season - published on October 20th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
14:34
October 20, 2019
3rd Place in WCPS 2019 Kwong Yue Yang
The third-place winner in this year's World Championship of Public Speaking was Kwong Yue Yang with his speech entitled "Less and More", followed by a discussion. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 7 of 2019/20 season - published on October 19th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
18:13
October 19, 2019
Intro: JIBE & "Age is a case of........"
The introduction to this week's show including: Word of the Week: JIBE or GIBE or even GYBE Thought for the week: Satchel Paige - "Age is a case of mind over matter - if you don't mind, it don't matter!" ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 7 of 2019/20 season - published on October 18th presented by Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:49
October 18, 2019
Managing your Time
From the Toastmasters International 90 Top Tips - nos 79 "Managing your Time"  as discussed by us in March 2016. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 6 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 14th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Moira O'Brien. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
10:36
October 14, 2019
Journey to the World Championship Final
Continuing our conversation with Mohammed Qahtani from March 2016, he talks about how he progressed from club contest to the finals. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 6 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 13th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Moira O'Brien. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
11:57
October 13, 2019
Interview with a World Champion
In this delve into our archives from March 2016 we interview the 2015 World Champion, Mohamnmed Qahtani. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 6 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 12th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Moira O'Brien. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:01
October 12, 2019
Intro: ZING and The greatest thing that you will ever accomplish......
Another show from our archives, this one from March 2016. This is the introduction to the show and has the usual: Work of the Week: ZING Thought for the week from the prolific Anon - "The greatest thing that you will ever accomplish has not happened yet". This was followed by a discussion on the new education programme then being beta tested by Toastmasters International! It's interesting to look back on how we were viewing this major change at the time ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 6 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 11th presented by Ted Mellamphy & Moira O'Brien. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:01
October 11, 2019
From the first TSFT ever - The Toastmasters Meeting
From the very first ever Talk Show for Talkers, broadcast on Irish Radio International on November 12th 2014, Ted and Sharon talk about what to expect from a Toastmaster's meeting. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 5 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 7th presented by Ted Mellamphy and Sharon O'Neill. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
11:02
October 7, 2019
From the first TSFT ever - Interview with a New Toastmaster
In part 3 of the very first ever Talk Show for Talkers, Moira was persuaded to come out from behind the sound desk and be interviewed by Ted and Sharon as a very new Toastmaster having joined only 2 months before the show was broadcast. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 5 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 6th, presented by Ted Mellamphy and Sharon O'Neill. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays
13:09
October 6, 2019
From the first TSFT ever - Ralph C Smedley's Vision and Ted's Toastmasters Experience
This is part two of the very first Talk Show for Talkers broadcast on Irish Radio International on November 12th 2014 with Ted Mellamphy and Sharon O'Neill. In this part, Sharon talks about Ralph C Smedley's vision when he started Toastmasters 90 years earlier followed by Ted's experience of Toastmasters. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 5 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 5th, presented by Ted Mellamphy and Sharon O'Neill. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays
10:38
October 5, 2019
The first ever Talk Show for Talkers - Intro
On 12th November 2014 the very first Talk Show for Talkers aired on Irish Radio International with Ted Mellamphy and Sharon O'Neill, with Moira O'Brien behind the scenes at the controls. Sharon talks about the role of the Area Director (Governor in those days) and the whole Toastmaster experience. ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 5 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on October 4th, presented by Ted Mellamphy and Sharon O'Neill. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays
13:00
October 4, 2019
What, When, Why, How.....
Evaluations are a key part of the Toastmasters' experience and where much of our learning takes place. Moira looks at a technique for delivering effective evaluations every time with special emphasis on "what, when, why and how". ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 4 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 30th, presented by Ted Mellamphy, Moira O'Brien & Paul O’Mahony. The show is in four parts and usually has this format: (1) Introducing a “Thought for the Week” and a “Word of the Week” together with general conversation arising out of these two topics. Published at 4pm on Fridays. (2) Either an Interview, the recording of a speech or external media. Published at 4pm on Saturdays. (3) Discussion on a topic usually led by Paul. Published at 4pm on Sundays. (4) Discussion on a topic usually led by Moira. Published at 4pm on Mondays Contact us : email: info@irishtalkers.com Website: www.irishtalkers.com Facebook: The Talk Show for Talkers Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com
13:37
September 30, 2019
How well known is Toastmasters?
A common question in the clubs that we go to is - How well known is Toastmasters? The general answer is - not very well. Paul