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Emma Dabiri: Claiming your unruly beauty
November 30, 2023

Irish-Nigerian author and broadcaster Emma Dabiri is giving the middle finger to modern beauty standards. Growing up, Dabiri felt pressured to conform to oppressive beauty ideals, to shrink herself to fit in and to straighten her afro hair. Now, as she

Clit Bait: Everything you need to know about your clitoris
August 10, 2023

In this episode, we have two experts on hand to share their extensive knowledge of the clitoris, a much ignored and often overlooked part of the female body. Urologist Dr Rachel Rubin and author of Vagina Obscura Rachel E Gross join Risn Ingle to expl

Ejaculate Responsibly: A whole new way to think about abortion
August 03, 2023

Gabrielle Stanley Blair on why the conversation on abortion needs a crucial refocus

Remembering Sinéad O’Connor
July 27, 2023

We pay tribute to the Irish singer who died at the age of 56

Caitlin Moran: What About Men?
July 20, 2023

A regular on The Women's Podcast, journalist and author Caitlin Moran was in Dublin recently as part of her latest book tour. As someone who regularly discusses the problems of girls and women in public, Moran has often been confronted with the quest

Dina Kraft: My Friend Anne Frank
July 13, 2023

In this episode, writer and journalist Dina Kraft tells the story of Holocaust survivor Hannah Pick-Goslar and her childhood best friend, Anne Frank. Hannah and Anne met in Amsterdam as young girls and spent many happy years playing together, before the r

I Will Be Good: Peig McManus
July 06, 2023

I Will Be Good is the new memoir from Peig McManus, an unforgettable Dublin character, who grew up in 1940s Ireland, under the shadow of the Second World War. Now in her 80s, Peig reflects on a life lived boldly even in the face of challenges. In this epi

The Book Club: Holiday reads
July 02, 2023

All the recommendations you need for your summer reading

Cecelia Ahern on empathy, rage and menopause
June 29, 2023

Its almost twenty years since Cecelia Ahern released her debut book P.S I Love You. Now the author is back with her nineteenth novel, In a Thousand Different Ways. It tells the story of Alice, a highly empathetic person who can see and feel peoples emot

Grand: Noelle McCarthy
June 22, 2023

The author on becoming her mother's daughter