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The Faroe Islands Podcast

The Faroe Islands Podcast explores the news, culture, and politics of the Faroe Islands... and it's in English so you can understand it.

Jun 4, 2018

This week, we talk to Maurice Ross. He a Scottish football (soccer) manager who moved to the Faroes to helm Suduroy's united club before being hired away by Vikingur. But just halfway into the season, Ross has been dismissed by the club. Ras 2's Trondur Arge talks to Ross about what happened and what's next.

Then we'll...

May 23, 2018

Faroese metal band TYR is touring North America, and we catch up with bandleader Heri Joensen during their stop in Portland Oregon. We talk about touring the world, protests on this tour and, of course, theology.

As a reminder, we're still raising funds for our next series of podcasts. If you are so inclined, please

May 16, 2018

This week, we visit a memorial to the only Faroese person to win a Nobel Prize: Niels Finsen.

We also announce our plans for our 300th episode in July. We'll be having a special live event in Torshavn on Julyu 9th and you're invited. To learn more and RSVP, check out our event page on Facebook

Also, we're raising...

Apr 26, 2018

This week, we talk to Joel Cole. He's an American artist and woodworker who lives in the Faroe Islands. He also runs a woodworking shop at the jail in the Faroes.

Why would a person bring a wood lathe into a prison? Is it safe to let inmates handle sharp tools? These are the sorts of questions a stupid American would...

Apr 4, 2018

This week, we talk to Scottish footballer Maurice Ross. When we last spoke in 2017, Ross was manager of the new Suduroy United team on the south island. Now he's got a new job as Vikingur's manager. Ross talks to Ras 2's Trondur Arge about the move to managing in Gota and why he moved to the Faroe Islands in the first...