The Carole Nelson Trio

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Carole Nelson: piano Cormac O’Brien: bass Dominic Mullan: drums Carole Nelson is a long- established musician and jazz composer who’s career across many musical genres has gathered international awards and great critical acclaim. In 2015 she turned her attention to composing for jazz piano trio releasing the Carole Nelson Trio’s first album One Day in Winter  in 2017. ‘A rare … Read More

Kathy Sheridan

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Kathy Sheridan is an Op Ed columnist with The Irish Times where she has worked for many years covering national and international events. She is co-author of The Builders: How a Small Group of Property Developers Fuelled the Building Boom and Transformed Ireland and co-presenter of The Irish Times Women’s Podcast.  She lives in north Kildare.

Amy Huberman

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Amy was last seen on screen in Flack (UKTV) opposite Anna Paquin. She will next appear in the second season of Finding Joy, created and written by Amy, for RTE 1. Amy is currently appearing as series lead Tara in her second season of the RTE drama STRIKING OUT (Blinder Films) for which she has been nominated for a 2018 IFTA for Best Actress, Drama. She recently appeared in her second season … Read More

Olivia O’Leary

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Olivia O’Leary has presented current affairs programmes for the last three decades for both RTE and the British Channels, BBC and ITV.  As a print journalist, she has written about politics for both ‘the Sunday Tribune’ and ‘The Irish Times’.  She is the presenter of RTE Radio 1’s ‘The Poetry Programme’.

Ruairí McKiernan

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Ruairí McKiernan is a campaigner, charity founder, podcast host, and best-selling author of Hitching for Hope – A Journey Into the Heart and Soul of Ireland which was published internationally by US publisher Chelsea Green in 2020, right at the start of Ireland’s very first lockdown. Despite the challenges of bookstores being closed for several months, Hitching for Hope became a number … Read More

Dr. Roja Fazaeli

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Dr. Roja Fazaeli is Associate Professor of Islamic Civilisations at Trinity College Dublin and Warden of Trinity Hall, a residential learning community of 1,000 students.  Roja has published widely on the subjects of Islamic feminisms, female religious authorities, women’s rights in Iran, and the relationship between human rights and religion.  She is currently the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of … Read More

Diarmaid Ferriter

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Diarmaid Ferriter is Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD and author of numerous books, including The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000 (2004), Occasions of Sin: Sex and Society in Modern Ireland (2009), Ambiguous Republic: Ireland in the 1970s (2012) and The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo-Irish Politics (2019). His new book Between Two Hells: The Irish Civil … Read More