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A monthly horror movie podcast, hosted by Cliff Barnes, with comedians Phil Jerrod, Emily McQuade, Bryony No and Luke Poulton. Older episodes feature former devils CJ Lines, Hollie Horror, Richard Trondsen and Sarah Dobbs. Each month we look at a different theme or subgenre, with a focus on two particular movies, and every show concludes with the challenging audio clips quiz, Scary Noises.
 
I’m Síle Seoige and thanks for checking out READY TO BE REAL.In this podcast series I chat to people of all walks of life; entertainers, politicians, health experts, activists, sports people, along with those who have extraordinary stories to tell.They all share a willingness to be open and honest and my hope is that these conversations will at times inspire, challenge, educate, comfort or simply entertain you.Occasionally, I also record some solo episodes and meditations too...along with to ...
 
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A tribute to our former Devil, Phil Jerrod, who tragically died earlier this month. We relive his funniest moments on the show, and hear his thoughts on: Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Cabin in the Woods, The Shape of Water, Stephen King, The Dead Zone, An American Werewolf in London, Saw and The Boxer's Omen.Plus, you'll hear Phil's last ever live per…
 
In this episode we explore the third trimester of pregnancy as I speak to pregnancy and birth educator, Kitty Hackel who goes by the Instagram handle ‘Birth, Baby, Beyond’. In this conversation she offers practical, empowering advice on the third trimester, including preparing yourself as best you can for childbirth. And if you enjoyed this convers…
 
For the next 4 episodes I’ll be talking all things pregnancy with a different guest each week and today we’ll focus on the 1st and 2nd trimesters. In this episode I speak to Lucianne Hughes, also known as ‘The Sunshine Doula’. She’s married to Chris and they have 2 girls, Daisy who’s 4 and Poppy who’s 2. She takes us from the moment you find out yo…
 
This month the Devils and guest Joe Wells look at the five Purge movies and a selection of other dystopian, horror-adjacent movies including UK classics Threads and A Clockwork Orange, and the Battle Royale films from Japan.We also review new releases Censor and Don't Breathe 2, remember Crazy Frog (a suitable mascot for any dystopia) and play anot…
 
Topics covered : Miscarriage, pregnancy after loss, Covid positive during pregnancy, medically induced coma, hallucinations, drug withdrawals, dramatic birth experience, post-partum. Originally from Donaghmede in Dublin, Laura Curtis lives in Baldoyle with her boyfriend Robbie and their new-born daughter Demi. But the past year has been one she’ll …
 
Topics covered : Painful sex, sex toys and products, libido, menopause and sex, shame. This is second part of the conversation I had with Ireland’s only clinical sexologist, Emily Power Smith. In this episode, she answers a selection of your questions that were sent in on Instagram and it starts with advice on how best to speak to our kids and teen…
 
Topics covered : The damage of shame, body confidence, libido, porn, sexual trauma. This week I speak to Ireland’s only clinical sexologist, Emily Power Smith. We spoke about so much that I’ve decided to split the chat in two as it’s such a huge topic to cover. In this episode, we discuss our relationship with sexuality here in Ireland, we talk abo…
 
Here they are: the results of our listeners' poll to determine what your favourite and least favourite Friday the 13th sequels are! This month the Devils are joined by comedian Nathan D'Arcy Roberts - who's never encountered Jason Voorhees before! - to run top to bottom down that poll, as it were.Plus, we review new releases Old, A Quiet Place Part…
 
Topics covered : Tragic accident, trauma, grief. This week I speak to mother, wife and nurse Geraldine Mullan. Originally from Galway, Geraldine met John Mullan from Moville, Donegal in 2010. 2 years later they were married and lived a very happy life together with their two children Tomás and Amelia, until a devastating accident changed everything…
 
Topics covered : Adoption, mental illness, self-worth. This week I speak to comedian and radio presenter, PJ Gallagher. PJ lives in Clontarf in Dublin with his two dogs, Wendy and Stella. He was born in the now infamous Bessborough Mother and Baby Home in Cork, in the 70’s and went on to be adopted and grew up with his mother, father and sister in …
 
This week DOS is joined by Ryan and Luke to discuss the 3M Championship from the USPGA Tour and the Cazoo Open from the European Tour. They review the Open from last weekend, discuss some emails sent in by the listeners, and give their tips for the upcoming golf this weekend. If you like the show, please share and subscribe; our numbers are growing…
 
Topics covered : Tragic accident, trauma, child loss, grief. Eileen Loughlin is a wonderful person and someone I’ve wanted to speak to for a long time. She lives in Delvin in County Westmeath with her husband Enda and their two sons, Senan who’s 16 and TJ who’s almost 9. And over 2.5 years ago her life changed forever when their 3.5 year old daught…
 
This week DOS is joined once again by Ryan and Luke, along with a special guest Robin Briars; a friend of the show and a pro golfer who has played on the European Senior Tour, as well as having played at Royal St. George's Golf Club, the home of the upcoming Open Championship. The guys discuss the course itself, the bookies' favourites and their pi…
 
Topics covered : Long Covid, breathwork, freediving, mental illness, therapy, self-limiting beliefs, reinvention and overcoming. This week I speak to champion freediver Claire Walsh. Originally from Leixlip, she currently lives in Bray with her partner Boudy and she’s been freediving for 6 years now. She’s competitive and driven, but there’s also a…
 
Hello! DOS is back this week, with his 2 balls, Ryan and Luke, to discuss the upcoming Scottish Open on the European Tour and the John Deere Classic on the USPGA Tour. The boys discuss the courses and tournaments and give their picks for both. Luke also gives his predictions for tonight's Euro 2020 game between England and Denmark and looks ahead t…
 
Topics covered : Pregnancy, wedding during Covid restrictions, meningitis, Pride celebrations. This week I speak to brother and sister, James Patrice and Vanessa Butler. James is a TV presenter, performer and social media sensation and Vanessa is a classically trained singer, music teacher and has grown her own following on Instagram in recent time…
 
BBC New Comedy Award finalist Hannah Platt joins the Devils to look at a selection of horror films directed by women and featuring female leads, as well as dreaming up yet-to-be-made scary movies such as Comic Sans and The Cursed Stylophone. Classic films covered include Jennifer's Body, Revenge, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Trouble Every Day, Saint M…
 
Topics covered : Suicide, grief. This week I speak to counsellor and psychotherapist Peter Mahony who gives us a deeper insight into therapy; what it is and how we can benefit from it. We talk about the impact the pandemic has had on us and how important it is to mind ourselves and others, as we recover from the past year. There’s a particular focu…
 
The boys are back for another Two Balls One Cup episode, along with a new intro, and they're giving their views on the upcoming Travellers Championship. DOS, Ryan and Luke discuss the bookies' favourites; they give their sleeper picks and who they'll be backing this weekend. If you enjoy this episode, then don't forget to like, share and subscribe.…
 
Topics covered : Pregnancy, miscarriage, endometriosis. This week I speak to grammy nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter, producer and artist, RuthAnne. She’s engaged to Ollie and they live in London with their dog Ruby who they adore. A gifted artist in her own right, she has also penned hits for the likes of Britney, JoJo, Niall Horan, One…
 
After a weeks break, DOS is joined again by Ryan and Luke to discuss the upcoming US Open. They give their take on the top 10 bookies' favourites, give some outsider bets and the bets they'll each be making this weekend. If you enjoy it, then please like, share and subscribe. You can find us on Instagram @twoballsonecupgolfbetting! Enjoy the show! …
 
Trigger warning : Fertility, miscarriage, cancer, hysterectomy, IVF, surrogacy. This week I speak to Dublin woman Audrey O’Hagan who’s married to Dave and their son Hugh is almost a year and a half. She’s in her thirties and works as a communications officer with Dublin Airport, a job she loves and in this episode, she lets us in on the past four y…
 
Trigger warning : Disordered eating. This week I speak to Aoife O’Brien about life with and after an eating disorder. Originally from County Clare, Aoife now lives in Mayo with her fiancé Damian and their son Liam, who’s nearly 2. She works with the GAA/ Croke Park co-ordinating the Healthy Clubs project which promotes health and wellbeing within c…
 
Welcome back to another edition of the Two Balls One Cup Golf Betting Podcast. This week it's DOS and Luke without Ryan, previewing the upcoming Memorial Tournament. The boys discuss the bookies' top 7; they give their picks and outside chances. After a good weekend last weekend, we're hoping for more of the same! We hope you enjoy it, and if you d…
 
Trigger warning : Disordered eating, depression. This week I speak to former model and media personality, Holly Carpenter. She lives in Stoneybatter in Dublin with her dog Max, and has been in a relationship since October, but over the past 14 months she has had many ups and downs and she’s been very honest about her struggles with her mental healt…
 
What does 1970s British horror have to do with the Saw movies? Everything, according to Cliff, who's currently obsessed with Jigsaw's antics. The other Devils and their guests (Andrew O'Neill & Megan Aileen Williams) are more into playing 70s TV bingo, with Monty Python, Dad's Army, Doctor Who and others getting a look-in. Plus we discuss a few fil…
 
This week, DOS is joined by Ryan and Luke to discuss the upcoming Charles Schwab Challenge. The boys discuss the bookies' top 8 players, they give their sleeper picks, and the bets they are making for the upcoming tournament. We hope you enjoy the show and if you do, please be sure to give us a like, share and subscribe. Go, you good thing!…
 
Trigger warning : Infant loss, grief, depression, disordered eating, weight loss. This week I speak to father and ultra marathon runner, Ian Lawton. He lives in Navan in County Meath, is married to Jennifer, and is the father of two sons, Ike who’s 12 and Hank who passed away 10 years ago, the day after he was born. In this conversation he gives us…
 
In this week's slightly longer than usual podcast, DOS, Ryan and the returning Luke are back to give their picks for the upcoming US PGA Championship from The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island. The boys discuss the bookies' favourites coming into the tournament, answer some listener questions and give their bets for the weekend. We hope you enjoy the s…
 
Trigger warning : Tragic death, complex grief, severe injuries, PTSD. This is my conversation with the incredible Zoe Holohan. On the 23rd of July 2018, Zoe and her husband Brian were on their honeymoon when disaster struck. Wildfires swept through the seaside town of Mati in Greece where they were staying and claimed the lives of 102 people. She m…
 
This week DOS and Ryan are back to give their views on the top 7 for this week's AT&T Byron Nelson Championship, they'll discuss their favourites and who they're fading this week. They also give their sleeper picks for you to follow. We hope you enjoy this week's show and if you do then please don't forget to like, share and subscribe. Go, you good…
 
Trigger warning : Postnatal depression, anxiety, sudden death, grief. This week I speak to entrepreneur and mother, Sharon Keegan. She lives in Dublin with her partner Seán and their two boys, Liam who’s 5 and Bob who’s 2. As the founder of female empowerment clothing brand ‘Peachylean’, Shar’s USP is ‘being real’ so obviously she was the dream gue…
 
Trigger warning : Multiple rounds of IVF, miscarriage. Denise Phillips lives in Newbridge, Co. Kildare with her husband Mark, their 6 year old daughter Beth and she’s also step mother to 16 year old Ellie. She’s hugely successful in her career as the owner of Pelo hairdressing and the co-owner of Irish hair brand Voduz and last week she got the sur…
 
This month the Devils are joined by comedy superstar Nick Helm to paw through John Carpenter's horror filmography. He's regarded as one of the Masters of US Horror (Carpenter that is, not Helm), but have his films stood the test of time?Plus we look at new releases The Reckoning, Godzilla vs Kong, A Little More Flesh II and Shortcut.…
 
Trigger warning : Religion, IVF. I speak to writer, podcaster, activist and mother, Ranae von Meding this week.Ranae lives in Dublin city centre with her wife Audrey and their two daughters, Ava who is 4, and Arya who is 2. She spoke about so much during our chat…from growing up in an extremely religious household, the importance of having boundari…
 
This is the second part of the conversation I had with Menopause coach, Catherine O’Keeffe.And in this episode, she talks about HRT, early menopause and she also answers a selection of your questions that were sent in on Instagram, including, advice on supplements.Menopause is a complex topic, and the experience of it, is different for every woman …
 
This is a conversation I’ve wanted to record for ages and I’m so glad it finally happened.I sat down with Menopause coach Catherine O’Keeffe, who goes by the name WellnessWarrior.ie and we spoke about so much that I’ve decided to split the conversation in two, to allow you to absorb the information as it’s such a complicated and sensitive topic and…
 
Proudly from Newry in Northern Ireland, Maeve lives in London with her fiancé and her Instagram following grew massively in the past year due to her virtual workouts which led to her creating her online community ‘Queens Don’t Quit’.In this conversation, she talks candidly about a whole load of topics…periods, fibroids and PCOS, her former dance ca…
 
This month we're joined by special FX maestro Dan Martin (also of the Arrow Video Podcast), as we scour our way around the grotty barrel of surprisingly glossy Hong Kong movies known as Cat III Horror. Our features are the legendary The Untold Story and the far less well-known Horrible High Heels, and we look at everything from the wild Story of Ri…
 
Trigger warning : Religion, Catholic Church. This week my guest is Redemptorist priest and religious writer, Tony Flannery.Tony has gained a reputation for being a controversial figure within the Catholic Church but when you examine what he talks about, he is simply speaking the truth. In 2012 he was summoned to the Vatican and told that he would b…
 
Trigger warning : Knife attack, Murder, PTSD.Sinéad O’Leary was only 19 when her life changed forever.She and her friend Nichola Sweeney, were getting ready to go out, when a neighbour (Peter Whelan) broke into Nichola’s home and attacked them both.Sinéad was stabbed 20 times and managed to survive the onslaught, while her friend Nichola unfortunat…
 
This Tuesday I recorded a conversation with a woman I’ve admired for many years.Singer, musician and poet, Imelda May is my guest this week.She lives in London with her 8 year old daughter, Violet, and is now dating fellow musician Niall McNamee. Proudly from the Liberties in Dublin, she has lived in England for over 20 years and in this conversati…
 
Trigger warning : death by suicide, injury, sudden death, grief.Last December I travelled to Cork and spoke to the incredible Dessie Fitzgerald.His world was turned upside down on the 8th of August 2011, and he continued to face unimaginable difficulty over the 14 months that followed.But since then, he’s turned his pain into a positive and is now …
 
The Devils are joined by very special guest Robin Ince (from BBC Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage, among many, many other credits), to look at Satanists in 1970s horror. But inevitably, we get sidetracked talking about having sex with snack packaging, what TV presenter Noel Edmonds would get up to in Hell, and daddy issues.Don't worry, we do also…
 
A former journalist and TV Producer, Yasmin Boland is now a best-selling author and is considered one of the most respected voices on the spiritual importance of the moon.In this conversation she talks through the phases of the moon (20 mins in approx), it’s historical significance, New Moon and Full Moon rituals (24 mins), manifesting (33 mins) an…
 
Trigger warning : Seizures, cancer, terminal diagnosis. This week I chat to the incredible Alannah Sheehan who goes by the Instagram handle https://www.instagram.com/worth_fighting4/Alannah is married to Martin, they live in Tipperary and they have 3 kids; Finn who’s 5, Luca who’s 3 and Phoebe who’s 1 and has just started to walk.But last year her …
 
Trigger warning : Religion, depressionActor and comedian Mario Rosenstock is my guest this week.Best known for his Gift Grub impersonations on Today FM for the past 22 years, he's married to Bláthnaid and they have two kids, Dash who’s 13 and Bellamie who’s 8.He’s wonderfully eccentric and as you can imagine has plenty of hilarious stories but he’s…
 
Trigger warning : Childhood disability, breakdown. This week I chat to Sharon Myers, a warm and genuine woman who I absolutely loved chatting to.She’s married to Denis and they have two children, Sophie who’s a teenager and Noah who’ll be ten in March and they live in Mitchelstown in North Cork.Noah was born with a rare condition called Escobar syn…
 
Avast! Devil Times Five take to the high seas and encounter mutant piranha, skeletal alligators, man-monsters with gills, and a couple of guys who give a whole new meaning to the phrase "sleeping with the fishes".Cliff, Bryony, Luke & Emily are joined by guest devil Gary Cruise from the Horror. Cult. Trash. Other. podcast (@HorrorCultTrash on Twitt…
 
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