Eimear Ní Bhraonáin

Today I’m joined by broadcaster and journalist Eimear Ní Bhraonáin. Eimear cut her teeth in regional Irish media before moving to the national scene where she worked as a print journalist. These days, Eimear presents a mid-morning talk show on Irish regional radio station Kilkenny Carlow Local Radio, where she has the highest listenership across… Continue reading Eimear Ní Bhraonáin

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Nick Duerden

Today I’m joined by writer and journalist Nick Duerden. Nick has written widely on the arts, family and health. I chat with Nick about a number of his books and also his latest publication called Exit Stage Left – The Curious Afterlife of Pop Stars . It’s an intriguing read with interviews with over forty… Continue reading Nick Duerden

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Aoife Noonan

Today I’m joined by Aoife Noonan. Aoife is an award winning pastry chef from Dublin, with a history as Head Pastry Chef and Executive Pastry Chef positions in some of the best restaurants in the country.She has also worked as a culinary consultant and brand ambassador for major global brands, with her most recent tenure… Continue reading Aoife Noonan

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Joe Gonzalez

Today I’m joined by activist Joe Gonzalez. Joe is one of the founders of The Project Solution which is a non-profit organisation that gives people an opportunity to donate to community infrastructure projects around the world. Joe has spent his professional career in a multitude of fields, including work in television, film, and theatre.  Joe… Continue reading Joe Gonzalez

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Mark Piesing

Today, I’m joined by author and journalist Mark Piesing. Mark specialises in writing about technology, culture and everything in between for some of the biggest names in the media, and has recently published his first book, N4 Down : The Hunt for the Arctic Airship Italia. This book tells the story of the largest polar… Continue reading Mark Piesing

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Midge Ure

Today, I’m joined by musician Midge Ure. With a career spanning over forty years, Midge has been one of the most influential artists of his time. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s Midge enjoyed enormous success in a number of bands, including Slik, Rich Kids, Thin Lizzy, Visage and as the frontman of Ultravox. Along with Bob Geldof, he was… Continue reading Midge Ure

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Moe Dunford

Today, I’m joined by actor Moe Dunford. A native of Waterford in Ireland, Moe has built up an impressive career in both television and film. His standout role for television was the History Channel drama The Vikings and recently, Moe was the lead role in the acclaimed Nexflix film Nightride, in which his character, Budge,… Continue reading Moe Dunford

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Rob Lilley

Today, I’m joined by audio producer and podcaster Rob Lilley. Rob is one half of a duo who host the increasingly popular podcast The Euro Trip Eurovision Podcast. With his co-host James Rowe, their podcast has managed to capture the fun and excitement that arrives on our television screens every May in the form of… Continue reading Rob Lilley

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Mat Kaplan 

Today, I’m joined by American radio personality, Mat Kaplan. Mat is the host of Planetary Radio, a radio talk show about space exploration produced by the Planetary Society. The role of the Planetary Society is to bridge the gap between the scientific community and the general public to inspire and educate people from all walks… Continue reading Mat Kaplan 

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Yannis Karamitsios

Today I’m joined by author and political commentator, Yannis Karamitsios. Originally from Thessaloniki in Greece, since 2006 Yannis has been living in Brussels and is a legal officer at the European Commission. Yannis dedicates a considerable part of his public action to the promotion of European and international federalism and has recently written book on… Continue reading Yannis Karamitsios

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Brian Milne

Today I’m joined to by author and academic Brian Milne. Brian is a social anthropologist who has extensive field experience in human and civil rights for all ages, environmental issues and has been politically active most of his life. I have known Brian for many years now and we have often worked together on media… Continue reading Brian Milne

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Tristan Hughes

Today I’m joined by historian, author and podcaster Tristan Hughes. When I was in the early stages of creating the concept for The Comfortable Spot, I always had Tristan on my list as a guest. Tristan’s podcast, The Ancients, is an amazing series that not only covers vast swathes of early history, but also perfectly… Continue reading Tristan Hughes

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Kim Insuk

Today, I’m joined by an author and blogger Insuk Kim. Insuk is a native of South Korea, but is an extensive traveller who now resides in Greenland. Insuk’s love for Japanese and French culture initially took her to Japan before she embarked on a journey to Europe and, in particular, France in order to follow… Continue reading Kim Insuk

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Tina Lee

Today I’m joined by journalist Tina Lee. Originally from the USA, Tina is based in Berlin and specialises in migration, human rights, politics and the far right. Tina has previously worked for Human Rights Watch and The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. Nowadays Tina is editor-in-chief of Unbias The News which is a space for journalists… Continue reading Tina Lee

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Katja Hoyer

Today, I’m joined by historian, writer and podcaster, Katja Hoyer. Katja’s podcast, Tommies and Jerries, has a unique style that not only manages to inform us about the similarities and differences between British and German, but also has a combination of fun and form. Katja has also recently written an amazing book, Blood and Iron:… Continue reading Katja Hoyer

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Dr. Jennifer Cassidy

Today, I’m joined by Irish author and academic, Dr. Jennifer Cassidy. Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Jennifer is based at the University of Oxford. Having received her doctorate in 2016, Jennifer specialises in researching international development and digital diplomacy. A proud advocate of gender and human rights, Jennifer has spoken at TEDxOxford and is a regular media contributor, and… Continue reading Dr. Jennifer Cassidy

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Dr. Fergal Lenehan

Today I’m joined by Dr. Fergal Lenehan. Fergal is based at the University of Jena, Germany, where he is a full-time researcher at the project called ReDICo: Researching Digital Intercultureality Co-operatively. A believer in Social Europeanism, he is an author and recently also a co-editor of Reclaiming the European Street by President Michael D. Higgins.… Continue reading Dr. Fergal Lenehan

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