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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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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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Bilingual Clubs in Ireland?
Prompted by  this article in Toastmaster magazine the discussion centres around bilingual clubs in Ireland.  ____________________________________________ 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
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
JK Rowling "the Fringe Benefits of Failure" - Part 1
In June 2008 JK Rowling gave this speech to Harvard University The text of this speech can be found here: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2008/06/text-of-j-k-rowling-speech/ Followed by a short discussion on the speech. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 14 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on January 19th and presented by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony & 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: "Talk show for talkers" Magazine: "Public Speaking Weekly" on www.irishtalkers.com 
14:08
November 13, 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
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 introduces some thoughts on the subject. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 4 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 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
14:41
September 29, 2019
Luisa Montalvo's 2nd Place Speech, 2019 WCPS
The 2nd place winner in the 2019 World Championship of Public Speaking is Luisa Montalvo. Here is her speech "First Impressions"  (YouTube Link) followed by a short discussion. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 4 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 28th, 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
10:52
September 28, 2019
Intro: "If you don't like something....." and CAPRICIOUS
Introduction to this week's segments including: Word of the week: CAPRICIOUS and Thought for the week: Maya Angelou - "If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude". Followed by the usual chatter. ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 4 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 27th, 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
13:16
September 27, 2019
Tips for Table Topics
Moira brings some helpful tips for those thinking of entering the Table Topics contests. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 31 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 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
15:51
September 23, 2019
Accidental Humour
Inspired by W Mitchell (author of It's Not What Happens to You, It's What You Do About It - Paul talks about how to deal with  "accidents" by using humour - appropriate to the Humorous Speech contest time that we are now in. ____________________________________________ This is Part 3 from Programme 31 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 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
11:34
September 22, 2019
Aaron Beverly's World Championship winning speech
This year's World Champion of Public Speaking - Aaron Beverly - with his speech "An Unbelievable Story" followed by discussion. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 31 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 21st, 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
15:19
September 21, 2019
Intro: WRY & "I'm always doing that which I cannot do....."
The introduction to this week's show featuring: Word of the Week: WRY Quote of the Week: Pablo Picasso - "I'm always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it" and, of course, the usual discussion. ____________________________________________ This is Part 1 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September x, 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 ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 31 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 20th, 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
13:03
September 20, 2019
Pacing and Pauses
Moira introduces John Bercow's resignation speech to the UK Parliament and discusses his pacing and pauses.  Text of the speech. YouTube link. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 16th, 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
13:44
September 16, 2019
Misapprehensions about Toastmasters Contests
Paul discusses his perceived misapprehensions about Toastmasters Contests. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 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
12:59
September 15, 2019
Denzel Washington's Commencement speeches
A compilation of Denzel Washington's Commencement speeches. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 14th, 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
17:25
September 14, 2019
Intro: CANT and "You must do the things you think ...."
The introduction to this weeks show featuring: Word of the Week: CANT (no, not can't!) Quote of the WeekL Eleanor Roosevelt - "You must do the things you think you cannot do". and of course the usual discussion. ____________________________________________ This is part x from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September x, 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
14:00
September 13, 2019
Engaging Public Speaking Tips from Female Speakers
Moira came across this article by Stephanie Burns - "5 Engaging Public Speaking Tips from Today's Most Influential Female Speakers" - and opens a discussion on the five points put forward by Stephanie. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 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
16:45
September 9, 2019
Helping Mature People
Inspired by the living history article in the August edition of Toastmaster magazine, Paul talks about how we can help elderly people and what we can learn from them. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 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
12:55
September 8, 2019
Jia Jiang - What I learned from 100 days of rejection
Jia Jiang was the recipient of the 2019 Golden Gavel given by Toastmasters International to a speaker of outstanding merit. This is his TED talk and this is what is said on the TED website: Jia Jiang is the owner of Rejection Therapy, a website that provides inspiration, knowledge and products for people to overcome their fear of rejection. He is also the CEO of Wuju Learning, a company that teaches people and trains organizations to become fearless through rejection training. In 2015, he authored a bestselling book, Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection. Several years after Jiang began his career in the corporate world, he took a life-altering risk and stepped into the unknown world of entrepreneurship. His result was everyone's biggest fear: rejection. This was the catalyst that set Jiang on the path to his true calling. To conquer the fear of rejection, Jiang embarked on a personal quest and started a blog, 100 Days of Rejection Therapy. His journey revealed a world that was hidden in plain sight -- a world where people are much kinder than we imagine. He discovered that rejection can be much less painful than we believe and that the fear of rejection is much more destructive than we know. Jiang grew up in Beijing, China and migrated to the United States at age 16. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 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
16:41
September 7, 2019
Intro: PRESCIENCE and Don't judge each day by.....
The introduction to this week's show including: Word of the Week: PRESCIENCE and Thought for the week: Robert Louis Stevenson - "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant" ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 1 of 2019/20 season - first broadcast on September 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
13:12
September 6, 2019
SPLASH! A Leader's Guide to Effective Public Speaking.
This article by Chris Brady appeared in The Public Speaking Weekly (see link at the foot of this page) recently. Moira introduces a discussion around the topic: Say something that matters. Prepare the speaker, not just the speech. Leave it all backstage. Audience is everything. Simplicity is power. Happen! ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 37 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on September 2nd, 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
13:24
September 2, 2019
Pathways 101
Prompted by an article in the August edition of Toastmasters magazine, Paul talks about Pathways 101. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 37 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on September 1st, 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
14:20
September 1, 2019
Graham Chapmans funeral speech eulogy
 At the memorial service for Monty Python's Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin and Eric Idle contributed to this hilarious video, followed by a not so hilarious discussion by Paul and Moira! YouTube link ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 38 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 31st, 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
13:50
August 31, 2019
Intro: IRASCIBLE and "It is a cliche that......"
The introduction to this week's show including: Word of the week: IRASCIBLE Quote of the week: Stephen Fry: "It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then, like most cliches, that cliche is untrue". ____________________________________________ This is part x from Programme 37 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 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
12:44
August 30, 2019
Grabbing Attention and Silence
Prompted by two articles in the July edition of Toastmaster magazine, Moira discusses how to grab attention at the beginning of a speech and the uses of silence in a speech. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 37 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 26th, 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
13:47
August 26, 2019
The International Convention and Changes to the Speech Contest
Paul discusses the changes to the International Convention, currently being held in Denver, Colorado - and the changes made to the International Speech Contest the finals of which were held yesterday, August 24th.  ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 37 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 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
12:15
August 25, 2019
Kevin Hart's 3 Secrets to Hilarious Storytelling
From the Charisma on Comman YouTube channel, here is Kevin Hart's 3 Secrets to Hilarious Storytelling - YouTube link. Kevin Hart is one of the funniest men alive.  Whether in interviews with Ellen Degeneres or George Lopez, or his standup specials, he tells absolutely hilarious stories.  In fact, most of his standup routine consists of him telling stories.  But he does it in such a way that hooks an audience and never lets go, partially because he is able to include so many jokes.   It's not that Kevin Hart's life is inherently more interesting than the rest of ours.  He is just a better storyteller.  The good news is that storytelling is not something you're born with or you're not.  Anyone can learn to tell the kind of funny stories that made Kevin famous.  You just need to know the most important pieces.   While there are many storytelling techniques and styles that will enable you to captivate an audience, ultimately, the best storytellers share a few things in common: they get attention, they commit, and they are constantly refining their craft.  These fundamentals can be used in any kind of story but they are especially useful for funny stories.   So if you want to know how to tell a story better or you are just are interested in what makes Kevin Hart's stories so engaging, check out the video. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 37 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 24th, 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
15:28
August 24, 2019
Intro: COPIOUS and "Science & technology revolutionise our lives...."
The introduction to this week's show including: Work of the week: COPIOUS Thought for the week: Arthur Schlesinger - Science and technology revolutionise our lives but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. followed by the usual chat. __________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 37 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 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
13:14
August 23, 2019
How to Become a Better Storyteller
Prompted by this article by Armani Chowdhury, gleaned from the newspaper in www.irishtalkers.com, Moira tackles the subject of improving your storytelling techniques.  ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 36 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 12th, 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
11:57
August 12, 2019
Toastmasters as a Global Organisation
 Paul talks about the benefits to the member of being a global organisation. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 36 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 11th, 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
11:25
August 11, 2019
Nelson Mandela's Inauguration Speech
 YouTube link to the video. ____________________________________________ This is part x from Programme 36 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 9th, 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
14:14
August 10, 2019
Intro: EGREGIOUS & "It is wise to persuade people....."
The introduction to this week's show including: Quote of the Week: Nelson Mandela - "It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea."  and Word of the Week: EGREGIOUS  ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 36 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on August 9th, 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
11:50
August 9, 2019
Ted Corcoran's "9 Points of every Speech (The Aural Signposts)."
 At the District 71 conference in Cork in 2018 "Safe Haven", past international president Ted Corcoran gave a workshop entitled "How to Write a Speech in 10 Minutes Workshop" and an integral part of this was his chart "The 9 Points of every Speech (The Aural Signposts)" ____________________________________________ This is part x from Programme 35 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 26th, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
13:53
July 29, 2019
Storytelling in the age of the Video
Prompted by this article in the June 2019 issue of the Toastmaster Magazine, Ted and Moira discuss the how's and why's  and do's of producing short videos for social media.  ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 35 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 28th, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
14:20
July 28, 2019
Rick Rigsby - "Lessons from a Third Grade Dropout".
Dr Rick Rigsby, a minister, motivational speaker, author, and former college professor,  gave the commencement speech at the California State University Maritime Academy in 2017 - "Lessons from a Third Grade Dropout". ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 35 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 27th, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
July 27, 2019
Intro: SALUBRIOIUS & "Be thankful for what you have...."
Intoduction to this week's show including: Work of the week: SALUBRIOUS and Thought for the week:  Oprah Winfrey: "Be thankful for what you have, you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough". ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 35 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 26th, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
12:07
July 26, 2019
TED's advice for Potential TEDx Speakers
TED is ALL about Public Speaking - well, their content is not, but the delivery most certainly IS. TED has given us some advice for potential TEDx or even TED speakers.  ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 34 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 22nd, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
14:22
July 22, 2019
Club Officer Training
As it is now the season for Club Officer Training, which comes around twice a year from June - August, and December - February. Moira goes through some of the resources that are available on Toastmasters.org to support club officer training.  ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 34 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 21st, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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 
13:13
July 21, 2019
Interview with Łukasz Madrzak
This week's interviewee is Łukasz Madrzak who started out in Toastmasters with Bishopstown TM (who meet on a Saturday morning in the Bishopstown Library, Cork) but is now a very active member of Blarney Toastmasters, the club where our three presenters are all members.  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 34 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 20th, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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 Monday
16:32
July 20, 2019
Intro: Extrapolate & "It is better to travel 10,000 miles....."
 The introduction segment to this week's show including: Thought for the week from Mahatma Ghandi - "It is better to travel 10,000 miles than to read 10,000 books" and Work of the week: EXTRAPOLATE. ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 34 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 19th, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
12:41
July 19, 2019
Phrases to Guide you to Greatness in Speaking
Prompted by an email from Craig Valentine, Moira talks about some "phrases to guide you to greatness in speaking".  The full list has 35 phrases but we only managed to cover 7 or 8. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 33 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 15th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
July 15, 2019
Prescription for Productive Meetings
Paul introduces the subject of a Prescription for Productive Meetings prompted by this article in the July edition of the Toastmaster Magazine. ____________________________________________ This is part 3from Programme 33 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 14th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
12:57
July 14, 2019
Jim Carrey - Motivational Speech
Actor Jim Carrey provided the inspiring, funny, and enlightening commencement speech for the Maharishi University of Management’s class of 2014. He encouraged the students to think big and to choose love rather than give into fear. Many said it was the best commencement address they’d seen. Here is a link to the full speech of which this is an extract. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 33 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 13th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
11:35
July 13, 2019
Intro: Virulent & "He is a wise man who does not grieve........."
 The introduction to this week's show including: Thought for the week: Epictetus - "He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." Work of the week: VIRULENT ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 33 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 12th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
16:26
July 12, 2019
How to hook your audience in seconds
Prompted by this article Moira leads discussion on various methods of hooking your audience in a very short number of seconds.  ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 32 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 8th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
14:31
July 8, 2019
Recognition by Toastmasters of The Talk Show for Talkers
For the past four years The Talk Show for Talkers has been recognised by Toastmasters District 71 for it's contribution to the organisation. Special thanks are therefore in order to the past district directors: Luanne Kent Michael Collins Red Skelton Patricia O'Reilly ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 32 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 7th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
13:58
July 7, 2019
Wentworth Miller - "The Speech that will make you Cry"
From YouTube this is a speech by actor Wentworth Miller which is entitled "The Speech that will make you Cry". Don't let the title put you off - this is a really good speech with some very good techniques. We recommend not to watch the YouTube version as the music and visuals are very distracting - concentrate on the message and the rhetorical devices used.  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 32 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 6th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
15:57
July 6, 2019
Intro: VELOCITY & "Things work out best for those......."
The introduction to this week\'s show including: Thought for the week: John Wooden - “Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.” Work of the week: Velocity ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 32 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 5th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
13:27
July 5, 2019
Words of wisdom from Five of the Best Public Speakers
Prompted by an article in a recent edition of The Public Speaking Weekly, Moira talks about the advice given to public speakers by some of the best public speakers in the world today. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 31 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on July 1st, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
July 1, 2019
Toastmasters in Italy
Hot from his trip to Italy for his son's wedding, Paul talks about his experience of Toastmasters abroad.  ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 31 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 30th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
13:05
July 1, 2019
Interview with Ingeborg Aune
 Our interviewee this week is Toastmasters Ingeborg Aune from McAfee Toastmasters in Cork and the incoming VPE of Blarney Toastmaster. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 31 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 29th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
12:53
June 29, 2019
Intro: ASININE & ""Every day may not be good ......."
The introduction to this weeks show including: Thought for the week: Alice Morse Earle - "Every day may not be good but there is good in every day". ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 31 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 28th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
11:37
June 28, 2019
The Winston Churchill Guide to Public Speaking
Moira delves into Irish Talkers' Newspaper to find an article with the wisdom on public speaking by Sir Winston Churchill, arguably one of the great orators of our time if not of all time. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 30 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 24th, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
13:58
June 24, 2019
What's in the June Toastmaster Magazine
Ted and Moira discuss the various articles that catch their eyes in the June edition of Toastmaster magazine. ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 30 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 23rd, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
12:51
June 23, 2019
Al Pacino's motivational speech from the film "On Any given Sunday".
This week we bring you an motivational offering taken from the film  "On Any given Sunday" starring Al Pacino, followed by a discussion. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 30 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 22nd, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
09:14
June 22, 2019
INTRO: Gratitude is a currency ....... and JOCKEY
The Introduction to this week's show with: Thought for the Week:  Fred De Witt Van Amburgh - "Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourself and spend without fear of bankruptcy". Word of the Week: JOCKEY With the usual banter and discussion between Ted and Moira, while Paul is off in Italy seeing his son wed.  ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 30 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 21st, presented by Moira O'Brien & Ted Mellamphy. 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
14:03
June 21, 2019
7 Irresistable Hooks for Public Speakers
Craig Valentine, World Champion of Public Speaking for 1999, has a large amount of free material on his website. Inspired by this article Moira introduces discussion on Craig's list :).  ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 29 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 10th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
14:43
June 10, 2019
How to start a father of the groom speech
Paul O'Mahony is shortly to be giving a father of the groom speech - here we discuss various ways of starting such a speech.  ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 29 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 9th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
13:25
June 9, 2019
9 Life Lessons - Tim Minchin
Tim Minchin, the former UWA Arts student described as "sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive" in a musical career that has taken the world by storm, is awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia.  The full transcript of Tim Minchin's address is available: http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2013091760...  This address was given in 2013. YouTube link ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 29 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 8th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
14:49
June 8, 2019
Intro: "Success is the ability......." and SLUMP
Introduction to this week's show including: Quote of the week: Winston Churchill  "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another without any loss of enthusiasm".  Word of the week: Slump ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 29 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 7th, presented by Moira O'Brien, Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
13:43
June 7, 2019
From Monologue to Dialogue
Prompted by this May 2019 article in the Toastmaster magazine, Paul and Ted discuss From Monologue to Dialogue. ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 29 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 3rd, presented by Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
11:20
June 3, 2019
A Toastmasters Diary
 Paul introduces discussion on a Toastmasters Diary. ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 29 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 2nd, presented by Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
11:25
June 2, 2019
Denzil Washington - Morning Motivation
Morning Motivation from Denzil Washington  - "One of the Best Morning Motivational Videos - END LAZINESS & Wake up early" - from Be Inspired on YouTube.  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 29 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on June 1st, presented by Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
13:13
June 1, 2019
Intro: If we did the things we are capable of......... & SALUBRIOUS
Introduction to this week's show with: Thomas Edison - "If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves"  Work of the week: Salubrious  ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 29 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 31st, presented by Paul O’Mahony & Ted Mellamphy. 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
11:41
May 31, 2019
How to convince a skeptical audience.
Moira introduces the topic of how to get a skeptical audience on your side and convinced by what you are saying.  ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 28 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 27th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & 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
15:54
May 27, 2019
The Role of the Grammarian
Paul introduces discussion on the very important role of the Grammarian in Toastmasters meetings.  ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 28 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 26th, presented by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony & 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
14:46
May 26, 2019
Danish Dhamani - How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking
Danish Dhamani - How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking, given at TEDxKids@SMU  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 28 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 25th, presented by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony & 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
14:32
May 25, 2019
Mahatma Gandhi - "In your own gentle way........" and ADVENT
Introduction to this week's show with: Thought for the week: Mahatma Gandhi - "In your own gentle way, you can shake the world". Work of the week: Advent  ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 28 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 24th, presented by Ted Mellamphy, Paul O’Mahony & 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.com6
13:55
May 24, 2019
Pathways Resources
Moira introduces details of various Pathways resources prompted by Coach Carole's Blog post "What's New in Pathways Resources".  ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 27 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 20th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & 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
11:51
May 20, 2019
Toastmasters & Business
Paul discusses how Toastmasters can help everyone in business both as an employee and a manager.  ____________________________________________ This is part 3 from Programme 27 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 19th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & 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
12:38
May 19, 2019
Seven Keys to Good Storytelling
The Seven Keys to Good Storytelling - a speech by Josh Campbell given at TEDxMemphis .  ____________________________________________ This is part 2 from Programme 27 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 18th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & 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
14:17
May 18, 2019
Intro: "Storytelling reveals meaning ......." and CURT
The introduction to this week's show featuring: Word of the Week: Curt Thought for the week: Hannah Arendt: "Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it".  Hannah is a German historian and can be found on Amazon here. ____________________________________________ This is part 1 from Programme 27 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 17th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & 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
12:27
May 17, 2019
Pathways new path: Engaging Humour
Pathways is not standing still. There is a new path published recently and another in development. Here are details of the first new path, Engaging Humour.  ____________________________________________ This is part 4 from Programme 26 of 2018/19 season - first broadcast on May 13th, presented by Paul O’Mahony & 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
13:34
May 13, 2019
The Club Quality Checklist
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