A chat with journalist turned barrister and proud mother of five – Aileen Hickey

Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Aileen Hickey, a successful journalist-turned-barrister and fabulous mother of five. Aileen lives in Dublin with her five children and her husband, Matt Cooper: the highly successful journalist and radio presenter with his own show, ‘The Last Word’, on Today FM. I began by asking Aileen about her…

An interview with Michelle of Ireland Simpsons Fans

I can’t remember how many conversations I’ve had that haven’t contained at least three references to The Simpsons – it honestly may be easier to count the conversations that didn’t contain reference to Matt Groening’s cartoon creation. If you’re an Irish person of a certain age, your post-school afternoons were built around waiting for The…

The story of Diffusion Lab – The indie label that could, and is, taking over Irish music

The music industry has had a tough year. From the slow death of SoundCloud to the accusations of number-manipulation on the part of Tidal; from Spotify creating fake artists and placing them in popular playlists in order to lower their own expenditure, to rape allegations from Nelly and of course, R. Kelly’s sex slaves. By…