The Madonna Effect – Reinvention As You Age

The Madonna Effect – Reinvention As You Age

Is there anyone better in pop culture than Madonna in terms of reinvention? Surely, she is the queen. Her reinventions over the years inspired the name of the panel discussion we’re taking to Listowel Writers Week in Co Kerry. Listowel Writers Week is Ireland’s oldest...
Funny Women Live in Dublin

Funny Women Live in Dublin

Is there anything better than a good belly laugh? And why not laugh your socks off on a Monday night to get your week off to a flying start? Well, that was the plan for last Monday, 20th May 2024. Orla Doherty and I, as comedy duo ChatterBoxx, co-hosted another...
From Facts to Fiction

From Facts to Fiction

Accountants are boring, right? Well…hold that thought. Let’s get the confessions out of the way – I am an accountant, and I suppose I always will be, I don’t think there’s a way to shake it off, it’s ingrained in my DNA at this point. And to be fair, debits and...
Listen Mammy, I’m on the Radio

Listen Mammy, I’m on the Radio

I’m giddy. Why? Because I got to chat on air this morning with DJ Declan Meehan on The Morning Show on East Coast FM. Now, that’s not something I do every day and I’m very grateful for the opportunity. I wasn’t alone though, there’s strength in numbers, Orla Doherty...
The Weekend Break

The Weekend Break

On 8th April 2023 myself and Orla Doherty, as comedy duo ChatterBoxx, had the absolute privilege to launch Ruth O’Leary’s debut novel The Weekend Break in Easons on St Stephens Green. The tagline for this commercial fiction novel is “Four Friends, four Secrets, one...
Funny Women Standup Comedy Show – May 2024

Funny Women Standup Comedy Show – May 2024

I read an article in the Irish Independent recently where comedian Ashlee Bentley talked about how things are now for female comedians in Ireland. She says “Things are getting better but I still think there needs to be improvement. Unless there’s a special night, I...