Also Available on :

Top tip Click on the play button to stay on the website


A gruelling travel schedule saw me torn away from the beauty that is Uganda, a destination where the infectious warmth of its people is equally paralleled with the controlled chaos of its Kampala traffic.  Truth be told, it is a destination that has seemingly captured all my senses and refuses to let its soft hand loosen.  But knowing the journey must continue, I catch my next flight along with our Global Indian Ambassador H.E Uche Nwosu to the lands of the druids, Gaelic games, untold histories and home to over 38,000 Global Indians. Yes, the epicentre of the true black gold found in a pint glass and mystical rhythms that will make any mouth breather dance, I was welcomed to the inner sanctum of the Irish bosom and a fateful meeting in the alter of all things good… found in a bar… helped curate this podcast.

On the quest to all that is righteous and evidently infused by the spirits of a known beverage, I looked to tackle the question of identity and with the supreme guidance of Cormac Ó Donnchú, I was awarded with a passage through time and uncovered the true meaning of Irishness.

Click here to listen to this podcast.

**** No glasses were harmed in the planning of this podcast 😊 *****

About Cormac Ó Donnchú

Cormac and his wife Georgina Caraher have developed and grown Experience Gaelic Games
since 2009, with a clear purpose of introducing international visitors to Irish Culture through
the medium of Irelands most popular form of cultural expression – Our nations unique
concept of Gaelic Games.

From humble beginnings Experience Gaelic Games now operates from five locations across
the nation and regularly ranks as the highlight of visitors trips.

Passionate about Irish Culture and the development of Irish Tourism, Cormac has served on
the Goverments National Tourism Leadership Group, National Committee for the Irish
Language of the Gaelic Athletic Association, Former Chairperson of one of the Islands largest
Gaelic Clubs and along with his passion for the promotion of Gaelic Culture Cormac has recently being invited by Government to Chair Dublins’ North Inner City Local Community Safety Partnership.

To find out more

About the Global Indian Series:

My name is Rajan Nazran Chief Explorer for the Global Indian Series, the official platform for people of Indian origin (PIO), because let’s face it, we are everywhere!

For almost 15 years we have travelled across the globe covering 58 countries to date whilst exploring the kaleidoscope of our remarkable 50 shades of brown community.

Voyaging to the edges of the Amazon, facing Ebola in West Africa, being held hostage in Eastern Europe, tapping rubber in Malaysia, drinking chai with Heads of State and sharing laughter with local fishermen – I have been there, looking for us!

Our purpose is simple, to build a living encyclopaedia of the human experience of the community and a safe mooring ground for open discussions, whether you are an NRI, Indian Diaspora, person of Indian origin (PIO) or a fan of South Asian anthropology, what we do is bring people and communities together.

We do this by plunging into the human experience of being a person of Indian origin (PIO), taking a second look at the countries we now call home and tackling the conversations we need to know more about.

Through our range of award-winning original content (print, podcasts, events and TV) and fascinating discussions, our impactful stories and platforms have spearheaded national and international conversations that have brought people together.  Our work is featured in global brands including The Indian Express through to the CNBC network.

How to get involved:

Interested in getting involved in building the world’s largest living encyclopaedia on the community? Whether you want to become a patron, buy us a chai in a new location or have your story shown, simply get in touch via our website, we would love to hear from you.

Social media:

You can reach Rajan via

Global Indian Series (@rajannazran) • Instagram photos and videos

(1) Rajan (Singh) Nazran | LinkedIn

Global Indian Series – YouTube

Special thank you to TAIZU for the music

Episode: 121

Presenter – Rajan Nazran

Producer –Global Indian Series/NazranRoth

Guests in order: Cormac Ó Donnchú

Other content you may like:

If you liked this podcast, you may enjoy the following:



ARTICLE: “This is not India” Muzi Hlengwa and the danger of identity politics in SA (


Lest we forget. The Coolie Odyssey (

We produce content that inspires purpose, passion, and community. If you like what we do, please do share, like, subscribe and comment. It helps massively with online algorithms.


Support change: A little favour to ask-We believe true freedom is to be able to act without fear or favour and that identity is not a “brand” to be abused, politicized, or reduced for personal gain. As Global Indians, the need to work together is greater now than ever before.  If we want to see real change, we need to create a better society for all, tackle injustice and plunge into the many aspects of what the human experience truly offers.The Global Indian Series has been built to be a platform of integrity, fairness and to remain fiercely independent of political influence. We are the first in the world to connect with every echelon of society with all human voices being treated equally.  We are the first to have travelled physically to locations far and wide, often putting our own lives on the line to bring forward stories that deserve to be told.  Whether it’s through our Podcast that delves into the human experience behind identity, our articles and features that cover key events we need to know, or live based events that tackle topical discussions, we have been there to support a better community and planet.Despite the high costs and time needed to maintain our work, we continue, because we know our work has helped more people understand what is happening within the communities across our planet, why it matters, and how, together, we can demand progress.  We challenge head-on, the silent divisions that have crept into our collective consciousness and how to tackle key issues that often go neglected in mainstream media.How you can help:Please share our work: By collaborating with others who share our values, our combined voices make change, with many more becoming inspired to take meaningful action.Subscribe to the platform:Many from across our community have decided to subscribe to our platform. It helps us grow which in turns attracts like-minded supporters. If you have not already, we would appreciate you subscribing to our newsletters and following our social media accounts. It is free and supports our journey.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *