Dubiln South-Central TD Bríd Smith tells Róisín Ingle her childhood home became a refuge for people affected by the Troubles.

In the latest episode of the Róisín Meets podcast, Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith talks to Róisín Ingle about how she’s fi(...)

Former “Irish Times” editor Conor Brady: “How do we pay for good journalism as distinct from ‘infotainment’ and recycled celebrity news?” he asked the ongoing Women in Media conference   in Ballybunion. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The challenges facing women in leadership roles in the media today are “immense”, according to former Irish Times editor Conor Brady. Opening the fo(...)

Bronagh Gallagher speaks to Róisín Ingle on this week’s episode of the Róisín Meets  . .  . podcast.

In the latest episode of the Róisín Meets podcast, Derry-born singer and actor Bronagh Gallagher joined Róisín Ingle to talk about her “monastic” life(...)

Ellie and Louise McNamara, also known as Heathers, with Róisín Ingle.

In the latest episode of the Róisín Meets podcast, musicians Ellie and Louise McNamara, also known as Heathers, joined Róisín Ingle to talk about writ(...)

Mark Pollock talks to Róisín Ingle on this week’s edition of Róisín Meets . .  . File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

In the latest episode of the Róisín Meets . . . podcast, blind adventure athlete Mark Pollock joined Róisín Ingle to talk about his quest to find a cu(...)

Rory Nolan and Paul Howard with Roisin Ingle in The Irish Times podcast studios.

On this week’s Róisín Meets podcast, Róisín Ingle talks to Ross O’Carroll-Kelly creator Paul Howard and actor Rory Nolan about their upcoming producti(...)

If the binge drinking really is a bad habit, do seek the appropriate help, because you can’t run off an alcohol problem, no matter how determined. Photograph: Thinkstock

Q I am a bit of a binger on all things. I can be quite healthy with my eating but then I’ll have a massive curry on a Friday night after six or more p(...)

Whether it is laughter, love, loyalty or all three you get from a friend, treasure them and let them treasure you, it’s good for your health. Photograph: thinkstock Whether it is laughter, love, loyalty or all three you get from a friend, treasure them and let them treasure you, it’s good for your health. Photograph: Thinkstock

Friendship week: From best mates to bromances, all week on irishtimes.com/life-and-style, we take a closer look at friendship. The feeling of (...)

Declan and Brendan Murphy from The 4 of Us with Róisín Ingle.

“We never did stuff that we didn’t want to do. And if we made music we weren’t happy with, we never let anybody hear it, even if that meant disappeari(...)

Philomena Canning tells Róisín the Eighth Amendment “isn’t effective” and undermines women’s safety.

Prominent Irish midwife Philomena Canning speaks to Róisín Ingle about her views on abortion and other issues on this week’s podcast. Canning is one (...)