Documentary on OneThe Last King of Ireland

As heard on Documentary On One

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Patsy Dan Rodgers is the last King of Ireland. He’s ruled his remote North Atlantic fiefdom of Tory Island for more than 20 years and can trace an unbroken lineage back to Saint Colmcille who granted the title to an islander in the fifth century. Over the centuries led by their Kings – and in at least one case a …

Brianna Parkins‘In a perfect world it would be assault but… I’m 28, I’ve been going out for years, it’s kind of sad that I am almost desensitised to that’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Former Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins joined The Ryan Tubridy Show to speak about her experiences of what it’s like for women to socialise in Ireland today. Brianna spoke about the ‘unusual’ flirting techniques of men in Kilkenny, and the reaction she received online when she spoke of her experiences. “The plan was to head down to Kilkenny, great to drive …

Can skipping breakfast help you lose weight?‘Take these headlines with a pinch of salt.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? In a haze of health-related think-pieces and conflicting advice, it can be hard to know which side your bread is buttered on. “Should you start your day with a filling meal or on an empty stomach?”  That was the question posed by Sean O’Rourke to dietician Louise Reynolds, from the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic …

Demi leaves Dancing with the Stars ‘There were a lot of tears last night, but there are no tears right now so that’s a good thing!’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Demi Isaac Oviawe lost her place on RTÉ One’s Dancing with the Stars last night The 18-year-old joined Ryan Tubridy to talk about her feelings on leaving the show, the tragic loss of her dad three years ago & how she has coped with losing him, studying for the Leaving Certificate in June and the overall experience from Dancing with the Stars. For more …

From Boom to Bust‘I know what I’m doing here, really good money in the job that I was in… was in a bubble essentially’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Matthew Toman made it big during the Celtic Tiger… and then he lost it all. “I ended up going through a period of – for six weeks I worked non-stop on a big installation job and by the end of it, I had a really hefty pay packet so I ended up putting a deposit down and bought my first …

Claire's StoryHave you faced the trauma of selling your family home?

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Last week on the Ray D’Arcy Show we read an email from Claire about the trauma of selling your family home after the death of parents. Claire’s story struck such a chord with listeners that Ray invited her back in the studio to discuss. Click play above to watch their chat or for more from The Ray D’Arcy Show, click here. Share …

Can Medicine Be Cured?‘Big Pharma’ is driving a lot of poor research for commercial ends.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Medicine is not making us better. Or so goes the controversial claim by Dr Séamus O’Mahony, who has penned the book, Can Medicine Be Cured? which claims that the medical profession, as a whole, has been corrupted.  Dr O’Mahony joined Sean O’Rourke to make his case. The “golden age” of medicine is over, says Dr O’Mahony, noting that the period from the 1930s to 1980s saw the introduction of organ …

Boeing 747“The very first flight had to be cancelled because the plane broke down”

As heard on Morning Ireland

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Happy Birthday to the Boeing 747! Aviation journalist Gerry Byrne joined Morning Ireland to talk about the jumbo jet that nearly wasn’t; the #Boeing747 on its 50th anniversary. Share this Post