Rachel Goode

First Published November 2022 AS GOODE AS IT GETS Sitting down for a chat with the supremely talented songstress RACHEL GOODE is the same kind of experience as listening to her sing: a pleasure from start to finish. If there are more technically accomplished voices on this island, then you can probably count them on … Continue reading Rachel Goode

Deirdre O’ Kane

First Published November 2022 THE PRACTISE OF GRATITUDE Part 2 To me, the way DEIRDRE O' KANE began her comedy career, the fact that she took on the challenge of Dancing With The Stars with so much success back in 2018, and the fact that she's also filled almost every possible role on tv - from show host, interviewer, … Continue reading Deirdre O’ Kane

Deirdre O’ Kane

First Published October 2022 THE ANARCHY OF COMEDY Part 1 More often than you might think, the sheer scope of someone's success can almost lead us to take their talent and achievements a little bit for granted. Take DEIRDRE O'KANE, for example. Mention her name to a lot of people, and chances are they'll know her … Continue reading Deirdre O’ Kane

Garth Brooks

First Published September 2022 NEXT TIME, "I DON'T MIND COMIN' TO YOU!" It happened on Friday night, out of the blue. I was in Croke Park for the second-last show of his historic five-night run of concerts at GAA HQ, his first night back on stage after almost a week off. Only moments after taking … Continue reading Garth Brooks

Louise Cody, aka ‘Classy Cody’

First Published August 2022 Part 2 CLASS PERSONIFIED Back in March we brought you Part 1 of our chat with Laois social media star LOUISE CODY. The lip-sync specialist, podcaster, influencer, model, and fitness fanatic is heading for a whopping 20k followers on Instagram, while over on her TikTok, she's already broken through the 80k … Continue reading Louise Cody, aka ‘Classy Cody’