Shocking short stories  ‘It’s almost horrifying.  You sort of read it through your fingers’

As heard on arena

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Recently, a short story caused a stir.  In an age of texts, tweets and technology, that really is quite something.  “Cat Person” by Kristen Roupenian appeared in the New Yorker in December and set social media alight.  Sinéad Gleeson joined Kay Sheehy on Arena to talk about the reaction and to look back at other stories that shocked in their …

Operation Transformation – First weigh-in‘I couldn’t believe how nervous I was.’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Series 11 of Operation Transformation is nearly upon us and today saw this year’s leaders step on the scales for the first time. Dietician Aoife Hearne and Series 11 Leader David Cryan joined Ray on the Ray D’Arcy Show to fill him on what viewers can expect when they tune in to the first episode on RTÉ1 tomorrow at 8.30pm. David is a Garda Community Sergeant in Dublin …

75th Annual Golden Globes‘Women in Hollywood are ready for a change…they’re demanding a change.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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It was a good night for the Irish contingent at last night’s Golden Globes, with Saoirse Ronan winning the Best Actress award for her role in Lady Bird and London-Irish director and writer Michael McDonagh taking away the Best Screenplay award for Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri. Rachel Vigeon from Showbiz Networks was on the line on Today with Sean O’Rourke to talk about the night. Many women attending the ceremony this year dressed in black to show their solidarity …

Dancing with the Stars judge Loraine Barry ‘The first show last night was electric so it’s all good.’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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They came with two left feet, no rhythm, no experience and no clue.  They grappled with foxtrots and fake tan, salsas and sequins, jives and first-night jitters, and… they conquered.  Five nervous celebs took to the Dancing with the Stars dance floor and it all went rather well!  Ryan Tubridy was joined by judge Loraine Barry to get her take …