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Feb 1, 2020

In show fifty-four, Tara meets broadcaster Ola Majekodunmi in the beautiful Sunshine Café in Dún Laoghaire. Ola reads a special, personal poem on the pier, written for Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Christmas), but no less pertinent for Brigid’s Day. Beannachtaí na Féile Bríde! (Happy Brigid’s Day!) What better...


Dec 16, 2019

In show fifty-three, Tara reads a Christmas story she’s written. You know those ones that are on daytime telly with 70s soap stars in them? Like that, but with time travel. There’s a bit of chat first - on not being cool, on Letting it Go, forced jollity and toxic positivity, what a ‘tonic’ is - but if you just...


Nov 11, 2019

In show fifty-two, Tara finds out that former MEP Lynn Boylan knows absolutely loads about the climate crisis. She has a scientific background in ecology, in a very hands-on way that, Tara learns, sadly doesn’t involve pic-a-nic baskets. They talk about how communities have evolved and what they could change right now...


Nov 4, 2019

In show fifty-one, Tara gets to meet Dr. Amanullah de Sondy in a show LIVE from Cork Podcast Festival. Dr. de Sondy is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Islam at University College Cork. They chat religion and belief, Scottishness and ‘Muslimness’, kilts, masculinity and how all injustice is related. Tara suggests a...


Oct 7, 2019

In show fifty (the real one), Tara breaks her podcast hiatus for a chat. How could she refuse the powerhouse that is Tony Duffin from the Ana Liffey Drug Project? He talks Tara through what ALDP does with regard to dealing with addiction, and realistic concerns for safety versus NIMBYism. How keeping people ...