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Episode 105 – Drogheda Homeless Aid

Drogheda Homeless Aid aim to restore dignity and hope by providing care, support and shelter for homeless men, encouraging self-development, independent living and resettlement. Drogheda Homeless Aid was set up in 1982 by Sr. Cait…

Episode 103 | Sue Collins

Sue Collins; former founding member of The Nualas and now one half of comedy duo Dirt Birds, along with Sinead Culbert, joins Joe Rooney for the latest episode of PODAROONEY. Dirt Birds have been writing together for many years but only…

Episode 101 | Vulpynes

On this week's PODARRONEY Joe chats to Vulpynes; a two piece punk rock band from Dublin comprising of Kaz on drums and Maeve Molly on guitar and vocals. In spite of the lack of a bass player the band have a weighty sound which is generated…

Episode 100 | Double Acts

In this my 100th PODAROONEY I chat to Paul Tylak, Patrick McDonnell and Paul Woodfull all of whom I have done double acts with. With Paul Tylak I was in The Quacksquad. We also wrote and performed in Flatheads a short punky sitcom on RTE…

Episode 99 | Marise Gaughan

Marise Gaughan started her comedy career in L.A. as a kind of bet. She has been plying her trade between Dublin and London for the last couple of years and is about to do her first full run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. Last…

Episode 97 – Sharon Mannion

This week on PODAROONEY: Sharon Mannion is an actress, comedian and writer best known for her role as Concepta in the RTE2 hit comedy Bridget & Eamon. She has co-written several contributions for RTE's Republic of Telly and she has also…

Episode 96 – Sean Finnerty

Sean Finnerty is the first and only Irish comedian to appear on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. At the age of 21 Sean decided to move to the USA. Spending his first few years in comedy based out of Orlando Sean was selected Sean was…