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The Stinging Fly Podcast

The Stinging Fly Podcast

The Stinging Fly Podcast invites Irish writers to choose a story from the Stinging Fly archive to read and discuss.


Stephen Sexton Reads Sinéad Morrissey

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Poet Stephen Sexton reads and discusses two poems by Sinéad Morrissey.


Melatu Uche Okorie Reads Ian Shine And Jonathan Edwards

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Melatu Uche Okorie joins Sally Rooney to read and discuss ‘Cute’, by Ian Shine, and ‘FA Cup Winners On Open Top Bus Tour of My Village’, by Jonathan Edwards.


Emilie Pine Reads Julian Gough

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Emilie Pine and Sally Rooney read and discuss Julian Gough’s essay, ‘How To Edit Your Own Lousy Writing’.


Evelyn Conlon Reads ‘The Park’

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Evelyn Conlon reads and discusses ‘The Park’, her story about Pope John Paul II’s visit to Ireland in 1979.


Wendy Erskine Reads Adrian Duncan

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Wendy Erskine reads and discusses ‘Prosinečki’, a story by Adrian Duncan.


Naoise Dolan Reads Emma Donoghue

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Naoise Dolan reads and discusses ‘Looking for Petronilla’, a short story by Emma O’Donoghue published in The Stinging Fly in 2001.


June Caldwell Reads Claire-Louise Bennett

The Stinging Fly Podcast

June Caldwell picks Claire-Louise Bennett’s powerful and deeply unsettling ‘Morning, 1908’ to read and discuss with Sally Rooney.


Danny Denton Reads Nicole Flattery

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Danny Denton reads and discusses Nicole Flattery’s short story, ‘Show Them a Good Time’.


Jessica Traynor Reads Wendy Erskine

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Jessica Traynor reads and discusses Wendy Erskine’s short story, ‘To All Their Dues’.


Kevin Barry Reads Cathy Sweeney

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Kevin Barry reads and discusses two short stories by Cathy Sweeney.


Nicole Flattery Reads Keith Ridgway

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Nicole Flattery reads and discusses ‘Andy Warhol’, a short story by Keith Ridgway.


Oisín Fagan Reads David Hayden

Oisín Fagan Reads David Hayden

The Stinging Fly Podcast

Oisín Fagan reads David Hayden’s short story, ‘Hay’.


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