PantisocracySex in the Digital City

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As Panti says in her opening monologue in this week’s episode of Pantisocracy, there are many people in Ireland whose experience of a phone began with a Bakelite box that had a crank handle that got you through to Maureen or Mary or Helen down on High Street who would connect you with someone else on the other end of …

Pantisocracy, The Caged Bird Sings

The Caged Bird Sings“Words are really important, we often don’t get to choose our own labels.”

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Identity, labels and what makes the caged bird sing, this week’s Pantisocracy interrogates how we perceive others, how others perceive us and how we perceive ourselves. “Words are really important, we often don’t get to choose our own labels. Sometimes we’re labelled in ways we didn’t even know were labels, until somebody shouts them at you.” To give a sense of the …

Sex and the Irish“Call me old-fashioned, but I’m glad I got the mystery tour.”

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When people heard that Panti Bliss was going to be doing a series for radio called Pantisocracy, they were sure it was going to be all about sex all the time. Well, it actually took her until series four, but finally, this week’s show is – yes! – all about sex. Sex and the Irish, no less. Panti and her …

Pantisocracy‘I just knew…that this moment was not going to kill me. This wasn’t the end of my story.’

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Panti Bliss eased listeners into the new year by hosting a “cabaret of conversations” on Pantisocracy this New Year’s Day. The show featured a series of (as Panti put it) “attractive and intimidatingly talented” guests. Panti was joined by musicians Luka Bloom, Aoife Scott and Steve Wall, athlete Niamh McCarthy and human rights activist Razan Ibraheem. During the show Panti delivered a monologue, “Begin Again”. In it, she recounted the story of a memorable New Year’s Day for her – New Year’s Day 1995 in …

Christmas on RTÉ Radio 1Liam Ó Maonlaí live in studio

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Liam Ó Maonlaí was one of the special guests featured on Pantisocracy Christmas. He performed ‘Amhráin na Feidireachta’. Listen back to the full show here. Share this Post