Des Bishop: Episode 364


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Des Bishop returns to Irishman Abroad this week as he joins Jarlath from his New York beach house where he is spending lockdown. Des speaks about the notion of considering Trump to be an accelerant to unrest due to his disruptive, divisive and narcissistic behaviour (7:00) and the impact of viewing the coverage of police brutality in America while living in Ireland (17:00). Des explains why he may have been violent if he was living in Northern Ireland during another time (30:00) as well as his thoughts on returning to comedy (40:00) and how he is finding it difficult to find the motivation to write at the minute (42:00). To hear how Des is currently spending lockdown fostering all-manner of dogs from a local shelter, including one shocking story you don't want to miss, become a patron of An Irishman Abroad for just the price of a pint on You will also gain access to the entire back-catalogue of over 250 Irishman Abroad episodes that are not available on iTunes. You can also gain access to the entire Irishman Abroad archive of episodes through our iPhone and Android Apps. Download the Irishman Abroad Android or iPhone apps for free using the links below. Our charity partner is In these tricky times, Jigsaw provides a range of resources, advice and care for your people to help them strengthen their mental health and the skills needed to navigate life. Please visit their website and consider making a donation. For updates on future episodes and live shows follow @jarlath on Twitter, visit or email the show directly on Disclaimer: All materials contained within this podcast are copyright protected. Third party reuse and/or quotation in whole or in part is prohibited unless direct credit and/or hyperlink to the Irishman Abroad podcast is clearly and accurately provided.

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