The Aran Jumper‘I think it’s one of those items we ended up turning into humble masterpiece’

As heard on arena

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What makes an item of clothing iconic? ‘Is fashion modern?’ is a new exhibition that will take place in New York next month that includes an array of iconic typologies over the past century including the great symbol of Irish style, The Aran Geansaí. Michelle Millar Fisher who is one of the curators from MoMa New York exhibition, joined Sean Rocks on …

James Duigan on 'Clean Eating'‘It’s been hijacked by some very photogenic people on social media’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Do you ‘eat clean’? Ray D’Arcy was joined in studio by the man who coined the phrase,  James Duigan.  The author explained that the original concept, which was an achievable, simple way of eating healthily, has faced a significant backlash.  “It’s been hijacked by some very photogenic people on social media, that have made a lot of money by making …

Valerie Cox on husband Brian's illness ‘I always believed he was going to make it, that he was going to come home’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Valerie Cox, who spent eleven years reporting on the Today programme, spoke to Sean O’Rourke about her long battle to overcome her husband Brian’s encephalitis which left him in a coma with little hope of survival.  While Valerie told Sean that she never believed that Brian was going to die, the consultants did though. In March of 2016, Valerie and …

Chef Marco Pierre White ‘I’ve got the confidence to be my true self now where I never lose my temper’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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He was the enfant terrible of the 1980s restaurant world, a self-proclaimed “naughty boy” who once made Gordon Ramsay cry, but these days, things are looking more Zen for iconic chef Marco Pierre White.   With Ridley Scott set to produce a film of his life starring Michael Fassbender, he sits down with Ryan Tubridy to talk about passion and personal …

Morning IrelandIt Says In The Papers: Tuesday 5th September

As heard on Morning Ireland

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Click play above to listen to the stories making today’s papers presented by Deirdre Purcell Share this Post