On this week's episode, I said down with Kim Hall.
Kim talks to me about the death of her mother by suicide Kim’s mother suffered from postnatal depression and depression, her manic episodes resulted in her being hospitalized throughout Kim’s young life.
Kim’s mother was abandoned by the mental health services releasing Kim's mother into the hands of her 15-year-old daughter.
Kim experienced many of her mother's suicide attempts and in the end, Kim‘s mother succeeded in her attempts leaving a...
On this week’s episode, I sit down with Denise Philips.
I always wondered about Denise where she got her fight, determination and outlook on life. I couldn’t put my finger on it but I always knew there was something about Denise and it wasn’t until this podcast I find my answers
Denise is a warrior, not just an IVF Warrior but as she opens up for the first time about grief.
The death of her boyfriend at just 23 years of age and the rekindling of a relationship with Mark in the mists of his...
On this week’s episode, I sit down with Gillian and Barry.
This episode could’ve been done one on one but I wanted to speak to them as a couple, it also could’ve been done in many parts as we didn’t get to talk about everything this couple has been through.
Barry from Belfast met Gillian on a night out and their journey took them from Belfast to Dublin, onto Australia, and back Belfast and Dublin again as they try to escape the hold depression had on Barry.
Working on the sites led to an...
On this week's episode, I sit down with Mary and Nicole.
Due to the sensitive nature of this topic, Mary sits off-camera, We are also joined by Natasha who is a social care leader on the foster social work team.
This week starts a recruitment campaign for foster carers in Dublin South Central. Nicole was fostered I just six years of age after a horrific incident with a needle left at her home she talks to me about how this life-changing moment set her on her way to help other vulnerable...
On this weeks episode I sit down with David O Reilly.
David is one of Ireland’s biggest exports to the west end, from Greece, to the book of Mormon and heading to LA next year to start in everybody’s talking about Jamie.
However when we sit down we strip it back to growing up in Ireland, how he was horrifically bullied for being gay and the effect bullying had on not only on him but on his family.
We talk about the huge love and support from his mum and dad and a beautiful relationship with...
On this week’s episode, I sit down with Ruth Dungan.
Ruth talks to me about her struggles with conceiving. After a devastating journey through IVF, she watched Rosanna Davidson on the Late Late talking about having her baby through surrogacy and, Ruth thought we can do that and started to work on the process.
She talks to me about the horrible effects infertility can have on a couple: why me and why us.
She talks to me about the process of surrogacy, the overwhelming elation of getting handed...
On this week’s episode, I sit down with Paul Stenson.
This is an emotionally charged episode, 15 minutes in I want to reach across the table and hug him.
As Paul sit across from me I soon find out that behind the Charleville lodge Paul and the white moose café Paul, is a man who has struggled for a very long time, struggled with his shame of being gay, struggled with adoption and struggled with alcohol.
Paul talks to me about these struggles and how with the help of a counselor he channeled...
On this weeks episode I sit down with Arlene Bailey.
Arlene, at just 16 years of age left her home in Sallins to head on the road as a singer in a band.
Arlene talks to me about her life on the road and a pressure of travelling the world had on her, her body and her mind. She tells me about her darkest times an how at one point she contemplating suicide but, she also tell me about her highlights and her time in Nashville and the Middle East. She talks to me about being diagnosed with bipolar...
On this weeks episode I sit down with Karl Clinch, Karl talks in the hope of helping others through this awful unless that is addiction. Karl tell's me how his addiction pulled him apart and stripped him of himself.
He tells me how addiction is a lonely place, it wears you down and alienates you. Karl talks to me about the effect it has had on his family, past relationships and his loved ones.
With the help of his family, Tiglin, NA and AA, Karl is on his journey of sobriety and how with the...
On this week’s episode, I sit down with Paloma Lynch.
Paloma, originally from Coolock, talks to me about even as a child she felt different and how her mind compelled her to act out, and how those actions lead her down a very dangerous path to heroin use and drug trafficking and eventually been sent to prison at just 17 years of age.
She talks about leaving prison for Cyprus to get away from everything but her mind still controlling her with other addictions and eating disorders.
On this week’s episode, I sit down that Ruth Barry.
This was one of the most eye-opening sit down’s I have ever had.
Ruth wears her story well, no longer in active addiction, Ruth has encountered more tragedies than bears thinking.
When she was just 11 years of age Ruth’s sister, her idol, dies in a horrific incident that rocked Ruth’s family and started her on her journey of self-destruction and addiction.
Ruth faced tragedy after tragedy through her years in addiction and it was while in...
Trigger warning this weeks episode we talk about suicide. On this week's episode I sit down with Fiona Sheridan. Fiona talks to me about her Kieth Kieth by all means was a wonderful man, he was the life and soul and a person you want to be around to have a good time but, Keith suffered with his mental health. His anxiety destroyed his life.As a boyfriend and a husband he doted over Fiona and they traveled the world together and was always by her side. A breakdown and later struggles with...
On this week's episode, I sit down with Sabrina Hill. Sabrina is one of the hardest-working people I know. She’s a business owner, a single mum and a TV personality but above all, she is a wonderful person. I ask Sabrina about her life before Instagram, becoming pregnant on Aaron and why she got into hairdressing, and her journey to Kopper. Sabrina tells me about her ups and downs and how CBT therapy saved her life in her 20s and the lessons she has learned that have made it to the Sabrina...
On this weeks episode I sit down with Patrick James.
From the moment I met Patrick he had me in stitches but behind his fabulous personality lies a horrific story of a house fire that left 33% of his body burnt. While Patrick was left was physical scars his parents suffered mentally and turned to alcohol which resulted in all four children taken into care.
When Patrick‘s father died shortly afterwards, Patrick‘s mother gave up the alcohol and worked to get all the children back but making...
On this week’s episode I sit down with Jennifer Fay and her daughter Rosie.
Jennifer and Rosie at ultimate survivors and in this episode Jennifer opens up for the very first time not only about Rosie‘s illness but also some of the horrors she experience in her own life.
A distressing relationship that nearly killed her, and alcohol dependency as a result of this and the loss of not only one or two other siblings but, a chance meeting on the North Strand turned her life around...
On this week’s episode I sit down with Dwayne Edgar and Karl Taffe, cofounders of the inner-city Running club.
There is a certain je ne sais quoi about these lads and you would be wrong for saying it’s far from je ne sais quoi they were reared but that’s exactly how they were reared.
What these two guys have cannot be taught in any school but in the community they were brought up, in the flats in Dublin’s inner city.
Dwayne and Karl are two of the cleverest, determined young man I have ever...
On this week’s episode I sit down with Katie Keyes. This is Katie’s first time to sit down to talk about April story and her nervous laughter come through as a coping mechanism as she articulates April’s journey.
Just before April’s third birthday, she is diagnosed with neuroblastoma.
The treatment plan resulted in April been cancer free in the January, only to relapse in the match and 14 days after her seventh birthday April suffered a massive stroke on Friday the 13th 2019.
On this week’s episode I sit down with Julie Haynes also known as Twins And Me. Julie is one of Instagram‘s biggest personalities but behind this persona has been the hardest three years of Julie‘s life, her hopes of a new life with her partner and babies dashed because of a Visa issue and when her partner decides to go and leave, Julie is left homeless and heartbroken.
Julie’s followers not only love her but loved watching her relationship with her dad Mick. So when back in February when...
Hello everyone my name is Rebecca Kelly and your listening to the everywhere we go podcast on this week’s episode I sit down with Amy Lowry.
Amy’s story is one of pain, anguish and heartbreak but it is also a story of resilience, strength and determination.
It begins when Amy‘s new life in Australia is cut short when her mother was diagnosed with cervical cancer and Amy leaves everything behind to care for her including her future husband Gavin. Roles are reversed for Amy and her mum, her...
On this weeks episode I sit down with Neilo Kelly.
Neilo was diagnosed with Ataxia CP which is a type of Cerebral Palsy that effects Neilo's talking, movement, posture and balance.
You may think that this diagnosis holds Neilo back but Neilo is a pocket rocket he is one of the most determined people I have ever met.
From asking his parents to put him into mainstream school, doing his leaving cert, getting not only his driving licence but his forklift licence, Neilo is the epitome of the...
On this weeks episode I sit down with Elle Chavan, I came across Elle’s page to the self build community on Instagram I have another close-knit group of well-wishers who you can turn to for information or advice on everything you need to know about building your home, but when Elle’s son Ben be overnight became a different baby Elle found out she had no one to turn to.
Countless sleepless nights, missed milestones and incorrect diagnosis lead Elle to believe she was failing as a mother. It...
Hello everyone my name is Rebecca Kelly and your listening to the everywhere we go podcast on this episode i sit down with James Patrice.
It was a genuine privilege to sit and chat with James, his Malahide woman persona inspires body confidence throughout women of all ages and his ask my arse attitude is something to be applauded.
James is blessed, blessed because he has something so special he has the unequivocal support of his family mum Fron who at the very start set him on the...
On this week’s episode I sit down with Olivia Fitzsimons. Olivia came to my attention when she did an Instagram live with her brother Andrew with Luke, her beautiful baby on her lap as they discussed what pregnancy was like during Covid.
Olivia talks to me about her and her partners plans to have a baby and when she conceived quickly how their dreams came true but, with maternity restrictions over the year it wasn't until her 22 weeks scan and a brief but heart-breaking shock that the...
On this weeks episode I sit down with Ruth Leonard. Her totally Ruthless videoed have amassed millions of viewers around the world. But behind this very funny persona is a story filled with great sadness and immense bravery.
Ruth talks to me about growing up in Drogheda and how unfortunately your childhood was far from a safe haven as she watched her father violently beat her mother and at just 13 years as of age witnessed a beating that would surely end her mothers life.
We chat through the...