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“I have a little pendulum going, that if there’s a fifty-fifty chance that I’ll succeed at something, then I’ll take the risk,” says Irish author Deir(...)

Chocolatier Síona Ryan is this week’s Róisín Meets guest.

“I refused to go to the hotel. Absolutely not. It was the Loreto Abbey Dalkey whispering in my ear,” laughs Síona Ryan, recalling her date with Prince(...)

Neil Delamere: It was only supposed to be a bit of craic.

“I was absolutely terrified, I have to say. I think it’s hard to look back and remember how scared you were,” says comedian Neil Delamere, about the f(...)

Maia Dunphy talks to Róisín Ingle about her unconventional living arrangement with her husband Johnny Vegas. File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

“I think the more people question our relationship, the more they’re wondering if their own relationship is okay,” says Maia Dunphy, about her unconve(...)

“People need to be reminded of how horrific war is and what war does to people and what kind of people it creates,” says Miss Saigon star Red Concepci(...)

Joanne McNally: ‘I felt like my body was what I had to offer to the world. That was what I was going to be judged on’

“I thought I was doing stand-up but it’s actually dark comedy theatre,” says Joanne McNally about her show documenting her struggle with anorexia and (...)

Paul Carrack: “You gotta be happy with what you’ve got and what I’ve got is not too shabby.”

“I wouldn’t have wanted to be famous, I’m sure I wouldn’t have liked it at all. I wouldn’t have minded being filthy rich, but that’s different,” says (...)

Aonghus McAnally: “Lots of people will be unhappy with decisions.  I was sacked in a three-minute meeting

“If you want to be brave, stand up and be brave, don’t stand up and be half brave and hide behind something,” says Aonghus McAnally about the “secret (...)

have been on tour in the US 15 times in the last four years.

“You never really know when you’ve made it. There’s never one moment,” says I Draw Slow front woman Louise Holden, after the band’s recent signing to (...)

“If you have a feeling against abortion…then you never need to have one,” says Maria Doyle-Kennedy. “But you can’t decide for people who are not you.(...)

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