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How to Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How to Stay Sane in a Pandemic

With Rory O'Neill aka Panti Bliss Rory O'Neill is an entertainer, a drag queen, a publican and an activist and I was delighted to welcome him to the webcast. Our conversation meandered around the decimation of the arts and live entertainment, living in a very quiet...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

With Samantha Kelly aka The Tweeting Goddess Samantha Kelly is a social media specialist, a twitter expert, a business coach and the founder of the Women's Inspire Network which supports female entrepreneurs. She is currently working on the networks event for...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

With Tom Clonan Dr Tom Clonan is a columnist, broadcaster, security analyst, feminist and advocate for disabilty and a retired Army Captain. A calm and reasoned commentator, his take on where we are in this pandemic might just cheer you up. He also has some cracking...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 9 with MARY COUGHLAN Mary Coughlan is one of Ireland's most respected singers with a worldwide reputation. She joined me and talked about her journey to heal and to find confidence through connection with the land and being a medicine woman. Mary is the...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 8 : Steve Cummins Steve Cummins is a comedian and resident host of The Laughter Lounge. He is currently one half of the very successful Zoom Party providing events virtually. See zoomparty.ie This episode is great fun with references to my arse and a rude...

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How to Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How to Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 7 : SARAH CAREY Columnist and broadcaster, Sarah Carey joined me this week for my How To Stay Sane Webcast. She had some cracking book suggestions along with interesting radio programme suggestions too. And yes, of course, we talked about Bridgerton....

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How To Stay Sane In A Pandemic

How To Stay Sane In A Pandemic

Episode 6 with Terry Prone Communications expert, author and commentator, Terry Prone joined me for the last of my How To Stay Sane webcasts of this year.... and what a great guest she was. Not only are there some really great book suggestions but you will learn of...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 5 with Rebecca Horan Journalist and Broadcaster Rebecca Horan joined me for the fifth episode of my webcast and had some brilliant book recommendations. You can watch by clicking the link into YouTube here https://youtu.be/BrS2eT8-fFQ   Rebecca's Book...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 4 with TV Producer, Bill Hughes. My guest this week is Bill Hughes, legendary TV Producer who has made over 1000 hours of music, arts, entertainment and documentary television since he began his career in the 1980s. He began his TV career in 1985 with the...

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Voices in the Ether

Voices in the Ether

An essay on the challenges of living in a house that has become a busy hub as we all work and study from home and have nowhere to go during this bloody pandemic. From Sunday Miscellany on RTE Radio One, on Sunday 29th November 2020  

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode Three - FELICITY HAYES MCCOY https://youtu.be/lOM4ILEiP60 This week's guest is writer and commentator Felicity Hayes McCoy who joined me from her home deep in the heart of the Dingle Peninsula in Kerry. More great book suggestions and an interesting idea for...

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Sunday Miscellany

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Animals

ONLY A CAT?

In this part of the world, cats were big news last week. Yep, domestic moggies made the headlines. For the benefit of the Americans, let me explain. The first story came from the UK where a woman put a cat in a wheelie bin. She was caught on CCTV and later apologised....

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Pandemic & Covid

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 8 : Steve Cummins Steve Cummins is a comedian and resident host of The Laughter Lounge. He is currently one half of the very successful Zoom Party providing events virtually. See zoomparty.ie This episode is great fun with references to my arse and a rude...

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How to Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How to Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 7 : SARAH CAREY Columnist and broadcaster, Sarah Carey joined me this week for my How To Stay Sane Webcast. She had some cracking book suggestions along with interesting radio programme suggestions too. And yes, of course, we talked about Bridgerton....

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How To Stay Sane In A Pandemic

How To Stay Sane In A Pandemic

Episode 6 with Terry Prone Communications expert, author and commentator, Terry Prone joined me for the last of my How To Stay Sane webcasts of this year.... and what a great guest she was. Not only are there some really great book suggestions but you will learn of...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 5 with Rebecca Horan Journalist and Broadcaster Rebecca Horan joined me for the fifth episode of my webcast and had some brilliant book recommendations. You can watch by clicking the link into YouTube here https://youtu.be/BrS2eT8-fFQ   Rebecca's Book...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode 4 with TV Producer, Bill Hughes. My guest this week is Bill Hughes, legendary TV Producer who has made over 1000 hours of music, arts, entertainment and documentary television since he began his career in the 1980s. He began his TV career in 1985 with the...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode Three - FELICITY HAYES MCCOY https://youtu.be/lOM4ILEiP60 This week's guest is writer and commentator Felicity Hayes McCoy who joined me from her home deep in the heart of the Dingle Peninsula in Kerry. More great book suggestions and an interesting idea for...

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How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

How To Stay Sane in a Pandemic

Episode One - Caroline Grace Cassidy Today I began a new weekly webcast which will be broadcast every Wednesday at 4:15pm on Twitter and YouTube. This is the link to the first episode with my first guinea pig... sorry guest, Caroline Grace Cassidy. Some...

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The Covid Diaries 7

The Covid Diaries 7

What is it about baking? What is it about baking?  It has been my ‘go to’ activity when stressed for decades.  I first realised this about 15 years ago.  We were on our way to Bray, I was driving, the kids who were small, were in the back and we were involved in a...

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The Covid Diaries 6.

The Covid Diaries 6.

THE PAUSE Mother Earth has settled, No longer rocked by our busyness She embraces the new quiet, Inhaling forgotten fume free air. ______   Her animals are curious now Goats venture into a somnolent town, Urban foxes relax And explore our iconic buildings &...

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Covid Diaries 6 – THE ATTIC KEEPER

Covid Diaries 6 – THE ATTIC KEEPER

This is a story I used to tell my girls when they were small. I told a short version to my granddaughter via Whatsapp Video yesterday and she seemed to like it. So I am sharing it here for all of you who are doing trojan work keeping your children entertained during...

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The Covid Diaries 5

The Covid Diaries 5

I Have Nothing To Wear Featured on Sunday Miscellany on 5th April. A link will be available shortly. I have, over the years, spent many hours of my life standing in front of my wardrobe, in my dressing gown, moaning, most usually to my husband, that I have nothing to...

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