The Friendly Podcast – a collection of Quaker voices

Welcome to The Friendly Podcast – a collection of Quaker voices!

The Friendly Podcast is an Ireland Yearly Meeting production featuring Quakers of all ages and backgrounds, at home and abroad, sharing their experiences and views as 21st century Friends/Quakers.

The Friendly Podcast is available on a number of platforms, including Spotify, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts and Apple Podcasts as well as our YouTube channel. Or you can access it at the links below.

In Episode 9 Hugh O’Farrell-Walsh interviews:

Jonny Wigham, Churchtown Meeting

Liberty Britton, New York Yearly Meeting

Joan Johnson, Waterford Meeting

Jonny Wigham is a lifelong and active  member of the Society of Friends. He’s an alumni of Newtown School and attends Churchtown Meeting in South Dublin.

Liberty Britton is a Young Adult Friend from New York Yearly Meeting. She is a political and social justice activist and works part-time in an animal refuge shelter in Philadelphia.

Joan Johnson is a historian and has been part of Waterford Meeting since the 1960s. She has written a number of books about Quaker history and was instrumental in setting up the Quaker Walking Trail around Waterford City.

This is the first series of the podcast. We would love to hear your feedback! Feel free to email your comments to Quaker House at