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O'Connor, Sarah and O'Connor, Trina (2024) Real lives untold podcast.

External website: https://shows.acast.com/real-lives-untold/episodes

Real lives untold podcast focuses on all things crime and human interest. This podcast offers a space for people to tell their stories, raise awareness and help others in similar situations. It is hosted by Sarah O'Connor, a documentary maker and former crime and courts reporter, and Trina O'Connor, a working community criminologist. It is a podcast that focuses on all things crime and human interest, and offers a space for people to tell their stories, raise awareness and help others in similar situations. Their work and life experiences ensure that this podcast is compelling, sometimes tear jerking but also brings hope, light and laughter to those who participate and those who listen in. 

Season 3, Ep. 2, May 28, 2024 Tony Duffin

In this episode Tony talks to us about his upbringing in London, his Irish roots in Wexford, his family life and his work over the last 30+ years in harm reduction.

Season 3, Ep. 1, May 21, 2024 - Dawn Russell
In this Episode Trina speaks with Dawn Russell of the Anna Liffey Drugs Project about her work as Head of Services. Dawn says she’s motivated because she “cares deeply about people who are marginalised, who are judged and left out of our society”, and she is “driven to work for them to improve their lives.” [37.31 duration]

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Season 2, Ep. 9, November 22, 2023 - Philly McMahon
In this powerful episode we speak with Dublin GAA legend Philly McMahon about his illustrious football career from kicking a ball in Ballymun to kicking it over the bar in Croke Park. Philly talks about his work in the community motivating young adults with social problems. He tells us the story of his Dad who was shot in West Belfast during the troubles, was interned in the North, escaped custody, went on the run and settled in Ballymun. The GAA star also recounts the tragic death of his older brother John in 2012 following a long battle with drug addiction.

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