Water or Milk?The World Porridge Making Champion

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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It’s the age-old question, dividing families and acquaintances for centuries. How do you make your porridge? Water? Milk? How about some cinnamon? Who better to give a definite answer than the current World Porridge Making Champion, Ellinor Persson from Sweden. Ellinor brought in her hot plate and golden spurtle to show Ray D’Arcy the best way to make a bowl of porridge. She’s Team Water all the way, with a dash …

Callan's KicksLeo: ‘Quinton, Polly… I need another epic Repeal the 8th tweet. I’m going full Repeal…’

As heard on Callan's Kicks

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Healy-Rae calls of the wild in the Dáil, Mary Lou’s leadership test, Leo and Murphs in a hipster bar and Trump’s parade. Callan's Kicks Important news, guys, the amazeballs Callan’s Kicks is back…Callan's Kicks returns with Oliver’s weekly dose of satire… self-satisfaction guaranteed… Available live on RTÉ Radio 1, Friday at 6.30pm or subscribe to the podcast by searching in …

James Bulger: 25 Years On‘It was quite shocking for me going up to see them in court for the first time…they were sitting on chairs and their legs were dangling from the seats because they couldn’t reach the ground.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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On the 12th of February 1993, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson separated 2-year-old James Bulger from his mother and led him to his death. Both just 10 years old, they were the youngest killers the UK had seen in 250 years. Next Monday marks the 25th anniversary of James’ death. Journalist David James Smith researched the case, resulting in the book The Sleep of Reason: The James Bulger Case. A new …

Everyday Hero Nominee Anne Horan‘If it had happened at home, he wouldn’t be here today. He wouldn’t have survived. You know, there’s no two ways about it.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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The People of the Year Awards have been running for 43 years and every year, there is no shortage of people to choose from for the honour of Everyday Hero, someone who benefits their family, neighbours or community in a special way. In association with the Rehab Group, the Today Show with Sean O’Rourke will be featuring some of the nominees over the next few weeks. Today, Evelyn O’Rourke introduced the third nominee for this year’s …

Space with Dr Niamh Shaw‘I would love to do a public event just to kind of acknowledge Ireland’s rich space legacy, it’s fascinating!’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Dr Niamh Shaw was bursting with enthusiasm as she joined Ryan Tubridy to talk about her love for space and the exciting developments in that area in recent times.  Ryan described her as “engineer, scientist, performer, passionate advocate of space” and her love for all things extraterrestrial is out-of-this-world.  She is preparing for her show in Smock Alley in March …

Documentary On OneThe Little Mouse in the Corner

As heard on Documentary On One

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“You’re not shy, you’re just quietly confident” That’s what Pauline Dunne’s mother told her to say when she was growing up and people would ask her the inevitable: “Why are you so shy?” Another way of describing someone who is ‘quietly confident’ is as an ‘introvert’.  Which, it turns out, Pauline is. This realisation explained a lot. The school reports, the …