Episodes
On this week's episode, Charleen and Ellie chat about the gym - their first experiences of going to a gym, overcoming gym anxiety when you think everyone is looking at you or when you don't know what you're doing. The girls offer advice to some of your secrets, including an emotional answer to the question of getting over the romanticised version of somebody, a tricky thought of never being with anyone else when you're in a relationship and should braces stop you from dating? Another...
Published 01/19/22
On this week's episode of Hold My Drink, we find out some of the 'firsts' of Charleen and Ellie...first kisses, first loves and the cute (or embarrassing!) stories that go with them. Also, Ellie reveals to you that her name is not actually Ellie! Listen in to find out what it actually is. We've also got some in-depth Secrets from the Stalls to address, including reappearing old flames, how to be on good terms with an ex, and spicing things up in the bedroom.
Published 01/12/22
It's a New Year, but still your favourite gals back for Hold My Drink! The podcast is bigger and better than ever for 2022, and there is some serious catching up to do! Charleen fills us in on her magical (and sometimes creepy...and crawly) Mexican/American adventures and Ellie was half-woman, half-alcohol over the festive season. The girls also chat about some of their New Year's Resolutions and plans for 2022. And if you are looking to improve yourself in this new year, you're going to...
Published 01/06/22
If you haven't listened to Part 1 yet, go do that first! This is the second and final part of our Christmas special from the crossover you didn't know you needed...'Hold My Bollox'. Terence Power and Calvin O'Brien from the Talking Bollox podcast are back to answer even more of the questions that girls are too afraid to ask guys. In this episode, you'll find out about how guys will show or tell a girl if they like her. What is a man's definition of "seeing someone"...or do guys check...
Published 12/29/21
When podcast worlds collide...for a Christmas special! You know the Hold My Drink podcast is your safe space to talk about life, relationships, dilemmas etc. This week, it is not so safe as the rowdy bunch are in from the Talking Bollox podcast - it's Terence Power and Calvin O'Brien! What better men to answer ALL the questions that girls are too afraid to ask guys, such as...Does body count or the number of exes matter? Do guys care about body hair? What's the definition of "seeing...
Published 12/22/21
One of our Hold My Drink co-hosts made it to a billboard in Times Square, New York City - but which one? This week's episode is all talk about travel, an activity that Charleen and Ellie are no strangers too. Find out the cities and countries each of the girls have visited and the locations and activities on their travel bucket list. As always, Charleen and Ellie help you with your dilemmas in 'Secrets From The Stalls', but this week got even more juicy than others! How soon is too soon to...
Published 12/15/21
Back by popular demand - it is Part 2 of The Secret Life of an Influencer. Charleen and Ellie answer even more of your questions about the job, including if influencers are conscious of being recognised in public, the worst hate comments they have received and sharing their thoughts on working with fast fashion brands. Also, we bring you an extended version of one of your favourite segments of the podcast, Secrets From The Stalls. How should you approach your ex (with a new girlfriend!!),...
Published 12/08/21
This week, Ellie is in the hot seat to answer all of your burning questions about her, and she has no idea what they are! Charleen is the only one who knows what is about to be discussed. On this episode, we find out Ellie's type in men, her advice to her 19-year-old self, why she broke up with her ex and many more juicy details of her life. The girls also answer your dilemmas that you have sent in, including how to not let anxiety get in the way of your relationships, how to get from...
Published 12/01/21
On this week’s episode, Charleen is in the hot seat. Ellie asked for your burning questions about everything you want to know about Charleen. And the best thing? Charleen has no idea what the questions are! We find out about her favourite baby names and the most famous person to slide in her DMs. Things take a turn, as we find out her body count and the first time she “did the deed” with her boyfriend. The girls also answer some of your dilemmas, including feelings of jealousy when other...
Published 11/24/21
This week, Charleen and Ellie discuss THE ICK, or as Urban Dictionary defines it, "something someone does that is an instant turn off for you". The girls blind react to what gives YOU The Ick - including lads that shadow box, Velcro wallets and waiting to cross the road. As well as that, Charleen and Ellie help with some of your dilemmas this week, such as getting back on the dating scene after being single for 5 years and how to end a toxic relationship.
Published 11/17/21
Would you shoot your shot with someone you liked? Does anyone ever get through the dreaded (or exciting?!) talking stage? Charleen has done both - Ellie fears the rejection of it all. This week's episode will give you the confidence to text that boy/girl you like, aka "shoot your shot" and give you advice on the aftermath of your shooting success - the talking/texting/voice-noting/FaceTiming stage. The girls also answer some of your dilemmas, including long-distance relationships, age gaps...
Published 11/10/21
How do the preconceived notions of "influencers" match up with the realities of the job? Is "influencing" a real career and what does a typical workday look like? How many followers do you need to be considered an "influencer"? This week, Charleen and Ellie let you in on an exclusive look into their world as influencers by answering all the burning questions you have - from pay, to working with brands, to the effects it has on relationships and so much more. The girls also answer some of...
Published 11/03/21
School, college, courses... sometimes it's a bit too much!! On Episode 3 of Hold My Drink, Charleen and Ellie talk about the pressures of going to college before you even get there - and that is if you even want to go to college. The girls discuss their own experiences, both claiming to be "college drop-outs" and how they overcome them. As always, we hear from you with your dilemmas, including how to stay motivated in college, and what would an episode be without some boy trouble too?! How do...
Published 10/27/21
On this week's episode, Charleen and Ellie talk drinking and alcohol, and share some drunk stories of their own - once of which had Charleen kicked out of a club in Ibiza, and another that led Ellie to a night in the hospital. What do you do if your boyfriend has a very​ close girl "friend"? And would you tell your best friend that their other half is "trash"? The girls also discuss your dilemmas and decide if you should tell your best friend that you like them.
Published 10/20/21
For our opening episode Charleen gives the inside story on her Love Island audition experience and reveals what contestants go through to get on the show, the girls talk about the rise of cosmetic surgery in Ireland and the role social media is playing, and how difficult life in the public eye can be.
Published 10/13/21
A small sip from the new Hold My Drink podcast with Charleen Murphy and Ellie Kelly, the girls give you a taster of what you can expect from their podcast. Hold My Drink is a GoLoud Original podcast. It's coming soon to the GoLoud app.
Published 10/08/21