Episode 8 of 12 - August 2018: Celtic Folktales in Japan

For our august podcast we had the pleasure of speaking with Yoko Watanabe, expert in celtic mythology and author of several books covering Irish Folktales.

Her story is indeed a fascinating one. She stopped by with her closes friends, Toshiaki Shimoyama and Toshiko Murakami, both of whom have also developed a keen interest in Ireland thanks to their many years of friendship.

 

 

 

Episode 7 of 12 - July 2017: Japan and the GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association)

Leading up to the Japan Ladies GAA team showcasing their talent and commitment during the half-time break of the Dublin vs Monaghan game in Croke Park, we were delighted to speak to Luke Dillon & Daire Walsh from Japan GAA.

It was great to hear about the GAA community and everything they're doing to help promote the game here in Japan.

 

 

Episode 6 of 12 - June 2017: Rugby in Japan Leading to World Cup 2019

Following the successful Irish summer tour of Japan we were delighted to speak with Yuichi Ueno, Chairman of Japan's Super Rugby Team - The Sunwolves.

With Ireland, Scotland and Japan in the same group for World Cup in 2019 it'll be interesting to see how the Sunwolves (Where the Japanese team draw most of their players) progress over the next two years in the Super Rugby competition.

 

Episode 5 of 12 - May 2017: Feile Tokyo, Irish Music & Dance Festival 2017

As we lead up to Feile Tokyo 2017, the Irish Music and Dance Festival running from June 16th - 18th we got to speak with the full planning committee from CCE (Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann) Japan to chat about the History of the CCE Branch here in Tokyo and their upcoming event.

 

 

Episode 4 of 12 - April 2017: Living in Ireland, A Japanese perspective

On our April episode we talked to three Japanese people with experience living in Ireland. They kindly agreed to share their interesting and funny stories and experiences with us.

Guest Details:
- Sae Ishiwatari, Owner of Seamus O'Hara Irish Pub
- Yoshio Takahata, 'Seanchai' or Celtic Story Teller
- Yuki Hara, Canon International IP Executive

 

 

Episode 3 of 12 - March 2017: Starting your Business In Japan

In February, Kyojin no Stewhouse celebrated our 2nd anniversary and for this month's episode we thought it would be nice to hear from a few other entrepreneurs, about how they came to Japan, got started and what they are doing now.

Guest Details

Matthew Connoly & Paul Timmons, Founders of Eire Systems, an IT Service provider based in Asia

Stacey Ward, Founder of Mornington Cresent, a Bakery and Baking School in Tokyo

Robin Gentleman, Founder of Modern Kasa, a Furniture Company based in Asia

 

 

Episode 2 of 12 - Febraury 2017: St PAtrick's DAy in Japan

In our 2nd episode of The Three Pint Podcast we're chatting about "St Patrick's Day in Japan". This month we get some insight from the Irish Ambassador as well as some behind the scenes details from representatives of the Irish Network Japan & Irish Japan Chamber of Commerce.

Guest Details

Ms Anne Barrington, Ambassador of Ireland to Japan

Mr. Yoshihiro Tsuchiya, Vice President of the Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Tom Toi, Irish Network Japan Representative

 

 

Episode 1 of 12 - January 2017: Subculture of Irish Music in Tokyo

The first episode in our dedicated podcast celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Japan focuses on the "Subculture of Irish Music in Japan". We speak with 3 guests who have kindly agreed to stop by and share a little bit about their love of Irish Music and the scene here in Tokyo. Just a casual chat to hear their stories and experiences over a few pints.

Guest Details

Mr. Kazuo Oikawa, Professor of Literature and Culture at Waseda University

Mr. Takafumi Fukanuma, Talented Musician & the first ever Japanese CCE (Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann) TTCT Qualified Music Instructor and Stephan Roche fan

Ms. Yasuko Teramachi, CCE Japan Branch Representative