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Jul 15, 2019

In show forty-seven (the last before a Taranoia hiatus), Tara looks back at the first week of July in years past and shares why it’s not always been a great month. Dumpings and bereavement and all that good stuff. How a cheap bouquet nearly cost her the cat. What happens when the sky comes off? Why don’t we have...


Jul 8, 2019

In show 46, journalist and festivals expert Louise Bruton has Tara saying “wow” a lot as she tells of travels, gigs and famous people who’ve sat on her knee. (Harry the dog has a lot to say, you’ll hear him on backing vocals.) They discuss Tara’s badness at festivals, and whether weekend woodlands need...


Jun 30, 2019

In show 46, Taranoia is (well, was) LIVE from the Library of Progress on the Woodlands Stage at Body & Soul Festival. Special guest: comedian Alison Spittle. With a real live audience in an actual woodland glade - outside, like, in the almost-rain  - Tara and Alison chat about the serious business of comedy and...


Jun 24, 2019

In show 44 (wish it was 50, but here we are), Tara celebrates her half century by recording a breezy (literally), free-form, stream-of-consciousness podcast from a car at the side of the road, overlooking Kinsale. That’s right, she’s 50. (Fifty.) (50.) She’s earned every facial line and wrinkle and knee-creak so...


Jun 17, 2019

In show 43, Tara has journalist and author Lynn Enright over to her flat for a chat. They talk about moving to London, the concept of ‘DubLon’ and and finding where you’re meant to be in your life and career. How Lynn highlighted the need to repeal the 8th amendment from overseas. Why is it that now, even those...