The B*Witched Reunion‘Were you actually friends? We were. And we are again.’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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They dominated the pop charts in the ‘90s with hits like ‘C’est la Vie’ and ‘Blame It On The Weatherman’ and single-handedly breathed new life into Ireland’s double-denim and choker necklace cottage industries. And this September, they make their triumphant return at Electric Picnic’s Throwback Stage. Band members Edele and Keavy Lynch, Lindsay Armaou and Sinéad O’Carroll joined Kathryn Thomas on The Ray D’Arcy Show to talk about being put into boxes, friendship and comebacks. Edele admits that the whole “double-denim” thing …

Jamie-Lee O’Donnell and Jennifer Barry unleashed ‘Women are funny, apparently’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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“Bold… profane… naughty…” – was it a stretch for actress Jamie-Lee O’Donnell to play such a character on hit TV series Derry Girls asked Ryan Tubridy? “I would say, yes, some people would say no,” says Jamie-Lee of her role as Michelle, although she concedes she wouldn’t have had that supreme swagger at 16, which brings up the issue of age …

The dark origins of nursery rhymes‘I never stopped and listened to the words.’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Kathryn Thomas took a minute out from her regular duties on The Ray D’Arcy Show to tell listeners about how her eyes have been opened when it comes to the dark world of nursery rhymes. She told listeners that it’s only since having her own child that she’s actually stopped to analyse the lyrics of some of those omnipresent tunes. “I was quite disturbed yesterday, I …

Fionnuala Sherry‘If I could strip naked and run out in front of everybody… I would feel better than what I’m about to go on and do… It’s terrifying…’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Despite winning the Eurovision in 1995, selling millions of albums worldwide and working with some of the biggest names in the business, one half of Irish/Norwegian instrumental duo Secret Garden, Fionnuala Sherry, suffers from crippling stage fright.  She told Ryan Tubridy on RTÉ Radio 1, “If I could strip naked and run out in front of everybody… I would feel …

Dermot O'Leary‘I’ve never had a British passport.’

As heard on Second Captains

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TV Presenter and radio host Dermot O’Leary was in the hot seat this week on Second Captains Saturday. He spoke to the guys about being the son of Irish immigrants in London, patriotic tattoos, Terry Wogan and some of his personal sporting highlights. Dermot inherited a love of sport from his father, who played for the Wexford Hurling team and emigrated to …

Documentary on OneWho fears to speak of ’98?

As heard on Documentary On One

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The summer of ’98 is one that no hurling fan will forget in a hurry.  Between heated exchanges, the sacking of a manager and the coining of the phrase “a heap of sheep”, the on-pitch action was rivalled only by the off-pitch antics.  The Documentary on One, Who Fears to Speak of ’98 recalls the events of that dramatic championship …

Puck Fair‘I often think if aliens landed and you really wanted to mess with their heads, you’d drop them into the middle of Puck Fair and let them try and figure it out.’ 

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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The annual Puck Fair Festival is currently underway in Killorglin, Co. Kerry. Reporter Brian O’Connell has been taking in the festivities and took some time out to give Miriam O’Callaghan the rundown this morning. Puck Fair was established to recreate the fabled three days that a wild goat was crowned king of Killorglin. Plucked from obscurity in the wild, it’s said that …

Live in StudioJohnny Logan and Jack Sherrard

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Johnny Logan and his son Jack Sherrard stopped by Studio 10 this afternoon to treat Kathryn Thomas and listeners of the Ray D’Arcy Show to their rendition of ‘When the Band Begin to Play’ from Johnny’s 2017 album, It Is What It Is. When a listener messaged in asking if Jack might follow in his father’s footsteps and represent Ireland at the Eurovision …