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#IBelieveYou Support Group

The Irish media, entertainment and theatre industry has been rocked by the global #MeToo campaign. It is thanks to individuals speaking out and openly sharing their stories the Irish...

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50 Irish women who absolutely killed it in 2017 – and guess who is on the list?

Its been the quickest year for me! Being a parent of a 2 year old and a 6 month old may have something to do with that! There’s been...

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The Alison Spittle Show – Dil chats to Alison about… everything!

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 44  – Dil Wickremasinghe In Episode 44 – recorded in Alison’s apartment Alison and Dil talk about identity politics, the gay marriage referendum,...

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Homelessness is not normal

‘Homelessness is not normal’: Effort to kickstart national movement begins with laughter and song outside the Dáil “THE NATION IS better than this” was the cry from presenter Dil...

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Statement – My Newstalk career comes to an abrupt end after a decade

Earlier today I met with Newstalk management who told me that despite positive ratings and performance, my Saturday night radio show “Global Village” has been cancelled.  I am shocked...

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Statement – Why I am going off-air on Newstalk in protest of George Hook

Like many I was appalled and disgusted by the comments made by George Hook on his show on Newstalk last Friday. He unequivocally said that the rape victim in...

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How to pick the right therapist for you – thejournal.ie

Published on 25th January 2015 in thejournal.ie – read it here THE MOTIVATION FOR writing this piece is a personal one. I have experienced and continue to experience mental health...

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Commercial radio missing out on the “Power of the Purse”

Last week it was announced that Anton Savage will take over as the new host of the 9am to noon slot on TodayFM. He replaces Ray D’Arcy after his...

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My 2014: Awards, marches, and the most longed-for baby

Published in thejournal.ie 26th December 2014 MANY MIGHT THINK that because I am a broadcaster and journalist I am comfortable in the spotlight, not afraid to speak up and have...

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“Rainbows are up ahead as we stand on the right side of history!” – My speech at LGBT Noise March for Marriage

On Sunday 24th August I spoke at the annual LGBT Noise March for Marriage and addressed over 8000 people! It was an incredibly proud moment to speak at what...

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