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Join Becky Squared (Becky Higgins + Becky Proudfit) on a weekly basis as they discuss a variety of topics in a podcast environment that is encouraging, enlightening, and FUN! New? Scroll through the topics and start with the one that stands out to you! Expect to be inspired. // @beckyhigginsllc @beckyproudfit
 
Downloaded over 500,000 times! Experts On The Wire is a monthly SEO podcast hosted by Dan Shure. Discover new trends, tactics, tools, people, and businesses doing remarkable work in the world of Search Engine Optimization. Past guests include Rand Fishkin, Brian Dean, Annie Cushing, Noah Kagan & Vanessa Fox. I’m an SEO consultant myself, so we dig deep into SEO, technical challenges, growth stories, mobile SEO, eCommerce, crawling, content marketing & more.
 
Downloaded over 500,000 times! Experts On The Wire is a monthly SEO podcast hosted by Dan Shure. Discover new trends, tactics, tools, people, and businesses doing remarkable work in the world of Search Engine Optimization. Past guests include Rand Fishkin, Brian Dean, Annie Cushing, Noah Kagan & Vanessa Fox. I'm an SEO consultant myself, so we dig deep into SEO, technical challenges, growth stories, mobile SEO, eCommerce, crawling, content marketing & more.
 
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German lawmakers elected Social Democrat Olaf Scholz as new chancellor ending 16 years of CDU rule under Merkel. Scholz will lead Germany's first federal "traffic light" coalition, made up of the SPD, the ecologist Greens and the liberal Free Democrats (FDP). We speak to Tiryn Fischer about German politics See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-…
 
For thousands of young people across Ireland, the impact of the pandemic has been catastrophic. This is especially true for children from disadvantaged communities, who may have grown up with gangland violence on their doorstep, or in a home with addiction, overcrowding or poverty. For many, the usual supports they relied on, like schooling and you…
 
One of the great and important things we can realize for ourselves — and help our kids to realize — is the impact we each have on others. Depression and anxiety is at an all-time high … people feel isolated and alone … and we KNOW that a kind word or action from someone can literally change someone else’s life for the better. We each have the respo…
 
In a week that has seen Thirty-one people drown after a refugee boat capsizes in the English Channel, we ask has Boris reached his low point? Has the last week proved that the US Justice system is blind to race and ideology with the verdicts for Ahmaud Arbery and Kyle Rittenhouse cases? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
The vast majority of violence against women and girls (and men and boys) is perpetrated by men. Why then is it viewed primarily as a women’s issue? On UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Róisín talks to two men who are activists in the area about why we urgently need to reframe the conversation and why more men need …
 
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Living alone during lockdown and cut off from her wide circle of friends, Irish Times journalist and author Rosita Boland, wrote a beautiful book of essays called Comrades: A Lifetime of Friendships. The book is an exploration of camaraderie, from the imaginary, the unrequited, to the ones lost along the way. In today’s episode, Boland joins Róisin…
 
We are back (!!!) — and so happy to be catching up with you after a recording pause. In this episode, we catch up on what’s been going on in our lives over the past few months and share some of the pivotal lessons we’re learning in our respective journeys. As we discuss the concept of rethinking everything and deconstructing our lives in order to b…
 
When Lara Marlowe met Robert Fisk in 1983 in Damascus, he was already a famous war correspondent. She was a young American reporter who would become a renowned journalist in her own right. For the next twenty years, they were lovers, husband and wife and friends, occasionally angry and estranged from one another, but ultimately reconciled. In today…
 
The death of a 30-year-old woman in Poland, likened to the Savita Halappanavar case, has sparked protests and candlelit vigils in an outpouring of opposition to restrictive abortion laws which campaigners claim played a role in her death. Irish Times Europe correspondent Naomi O’Leary has the details of this story and explains why the case will res…
 
We speak to the founder of MotherOceanBlue.com Zakia Rashid about education to elicit social change and education for the ocean its systems, ecology and the problems of human impact. She is a passionate conservationist, and a shark ambassador. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch was just 11 when her eating disorder began to manifest. She struggled for several years with anorexia, with spells in and out of hospital including a three month stay in a facility in England. In her memoir, The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting, she explores with breathtaking clarity, her path to recovery and her struggl…
 
In this episode, we’re bringing you a conversation from our Big Night In series of events which took place earlier this year. Back in May, comedian, author and journalist Maeve Higgins joined Róisín Ingle on zoom for a very fun evening in front of a live virtual audience. Higgins spoke about her move to New York, podcasting with former president Ma…
 
In her memoir, Openhearted, Ann Ingle tells the story of her life with her late husband Peter, the “wild Irishman” she fell in love with while on holiday in Cornwall at the age of 20. Presented as a series of essays, Ann writes about everything from love, sex and heartbreak, to money, rearing children, writing, ageing, and so much more. In today’s …
 
Last month Irish writer Sally Rooney launched her highly anticipated third novel Beautiful World, Where Are You. Since its release, the book has topped bestseller lists across the world and continues to fly off the shelves. We here at the Women’s Podcast devoured the book in just a few days and we’re still not ready to stop talking about it. That’s…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep. 105. Let’s get happy! We all probably need a little more happiness in our lives these days, so join us as we talk with the awesome Hank Smith about how to be happier. Hank is a well-known speaker and author, who has a knack for motivating and entertaining people. In this episode, he shares 12 ways to bring more…
 
Justin is the brains behind the podcast and Clubhouse room Politics and Media 101. He has 7 years of communications and policy experience in U.S. politics Before his career in PR, Justin led the legislative and media strategies addressing Hurricane Maria as an appointed official for the Democratic Government of Puerto Rico. Prior to switching polit…
 
In her new book, Women vs Capitalism, economist Vicky Pryce presents readers with an uncomfortable truth: we will not achieve equality for women without radical changes to contemporary capitalism. In today’s episode she speaks to Kathy Sheridan about all the ways in which our economic structure is built to put women at a disadvantage, from the gend…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep. 092. You are the boss of you … and YOU are going to decide which aspect of your life needs this 2-word sermon. In this episode we share a lot of examples to get your wheels spinning. As always, pay attention to the nudges from within, and by the end of this episode you’ll KNOW. You’ll know why you’ll be lovingl…
 
Laura Babcock is a National TV/radio commentator and host, for CBC and the Executive Director of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. She gives the takeaways of the 2021 Canadian election. She is joined on stage by John Gunnison and Juston Higgins. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party will form Canada's next government following a tightly con…
 
Last year, when most of us were busy baking banana bread or learning how to crochet, Irish actress Jade Jordan spent her time in lockdown delving back into the pasts of her mother Dominique and grandmother Kathleen. Spurred on by the death of George Floyd, Jade was eager to explore and add to the discussion surrounding race and discrimination in Ir…
 
This is an encore presentation of of Ep. 044. This episode may be life-changing for you! We talk with Katie Hughes — wife, mom, champion of family, lover of meaningful traditions, entrepreneur, gatherer of women — who is completely delightful and utterly inspiring! We run the gamut in our topics (shocking that we would do that, we know! LOL), but w…
 
We cannot resolve the climate emergency without fighting for gender equality. Women, especially poor women of colour, are suffering most as a result of the climate crisis, our highest-profile climate activists are women and girls and yet, at the top table it is men who are deciding the earth’s future. In her latest book, How Women Can Save the Plan…
 
This is an encore presentation of of Ep. 080. Most of us are guilty of freaking out a little at some point during our parenting journey — or in other life situations. Surely we can do better. But how? In this episode, we share three tangible things you can try today to take yourself from freak out moment to teaching moment. These tips will help you…
 
In today’s podcast Róisín talks to the journalist, author and presenter of the brilliant How To Fail podcast Elizabeth Day. She has just published her latest novel, Magpie, a thrilling, stylish and psychologically astute story of jealousy, motherhood and power. In this funny, moving and revealing conversation, Day explains how some of the book’s th…
 
Since the 1920s, the United States has seen a dramatic reversal in living patterns, with a majority of Americans now residing in suburbs. This mass emigration from cities is one of the most fundamental social and geographical transformations in recent US history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Taste of Dublin returns to the Inveagh Gardens this week. A celebration of eating, drinking and entertainment, the festival runs for five days from the 1st- 5th September and features live cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and food stalls from all over the world. This year, Our Table will be joining the festival line up, selling a selection of …
 
Today we are joined by Matt Jeneroux MP from the riding of Edmonton Riverbend of the Conservative party. Nadine Nakagawa a City Councillor in the City of New Westminster, British Columbia. Amina Yasin is a City and Regional Planner, who sits on The Vancouver City Planning Commission. Alex Bishop helps companies access grants, investments and govern…
 
It’s that time of year again. The back-to-school sun is shining as thousands of children around the country return to the classroom. Parents, children and teachers alike will be hoping for some normality as the new school year begins, but will it be all plain sailing? In this episode Róisín Ingle is joined by journalist and parenting expert Jen Hog…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep. 021. Why is it so difficult to say no? It shouldn't be so taboo or always a negative thing! We are talking all about that two letter word. We share our experiences with saying no, talk about the value of saying no, and discuss what things to possibly say no to. Join the conversation and be inspired by this simp…
 
2021 will prove a tipping point moment in international politics. In recent decades, globalization has created opportunities, reduced poverty, and supported peace for billions of people. But with China and the US decoupling on technology, the 21st-century economy is now breaking in two. Geopolitics Migration and refugees Climate change Developed wo…
 
In her new book The Breakup Monologues, comedian Rosie Wilby takes you on a journey back through her romantic history, celebrating the ups and downs and the many lessons learned along the way. The book serves as a love letter to those breakups and includes anecdotes from friends and interviews with relationship therapists, scientists and sociologis…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep. 042. Everything is open for discussion in this conversation with entrepreneur Susan Petersen, founder of Freshly Picked. We talk with Susan about how she started her business, where it is now, and the highs and lows in between. Listen in and glean some helpful and interesting nuggets of wisdom about being an en…
 
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer. Since 2016, O'Brien has been the host for Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien, a nationally syndicated weekly talk show produced by Hearst Television. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
The Bright Side, by Irish director Ruth Meehan opens in Irish cinemas on August 20th. The film was inspired by Anne Gildea’s best-selling memoir ‘I’ve got cancer, what’s your excuse’ and tells the story of Kate (Gemma-Leah Devereux), a world-weary comedian who is diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of thirty-five. Already suicidal, Kate sees th…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep 072. Ready for an inspired pep-talk? Becky Proudfit gives us a glimpse into her heart as she shares what truths she holds dear. These are things she knows to be true down to her very core. As she explains these truths, she shares why they are so important to her and how we can apply them to our life. The goal is…
 
The first week of August marks World Breastfeeding Week, which aims to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Globally, Ireland has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates, with just over one third of mothers breastfeeding their newborn when they leave hospital and fewer than 6% of babies still breastfed exclusivel…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep. 098. The world we live in can feel confusing and uncertain. So how does one find hope during such a crazy time? In this episode, we talk with David Butler (scripture guru, professor, author, speaker, popular Instagrammer and YouTuber) about how to find hope and keep our eyes focused on what will help us get thr…
 
In 1998, a fresh-faced 16-year-old Britney Spears became an overnight global superstar with the release of her debut single Baby One More Time. She went on to sell over 150 million records, win multiple awards and gain a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But for nearly half of Spears’ impressive career, the singer hasn’t had full control over her…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep. 015. So many of us are caught up in the busy-ness of life and feeling burdened or overwhelmed. It’s time to get more intentional than ever — and it is NOT about adding more to what we already have going on. We’re talking about eliminating things from our life in order to increase our happiness and feel more pea…
 
In this episode, we are bringing you a conversation from our Big Night In series of events, which took place in late 2020. On a cold Winter's evening, Róisín Ingle was joined on Zoom by former state pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy in front of a live virtual audience. Cassidy spoke about her very unconventional career choice, the unexpected fame that c…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep. 114. Everyone has a story. Sometimes we agree with them and sometimes we don’t. But surprise! We don’t have to take sides! Isn’t that a relief!? We can just listen for the sake of understanding, and sit with our feelings for a while. In this episode, we chat with Brooke Romney and learn how to be a better liste…
 
In this episode Róisín talks to author Ethel Rohan, who describes herself as “a kind of a queen of uncomfortable stories”. Rohan has written a number of short story collections and a novel. Her latest book, In the Event of Contact, is a collection of 14 stories set in Ireland, England, and America about abuse survivors who turn their trauma into po…
 
This is an encore presentation of Ep. 118. Who are you at the core? Do you even know or have you ever thought about it? Clarity in knowing who you truly are is essential so you can bring your best self to every part of your life: marriage, parenthood, community, work, school, and beyond. In this episode, Becky Proudfit explains four ways you can be…
 
Art historian Catherine McCormack recently published her book, ’Women in the Picture: Women Art and the Power of Looking’. In it, she argues that women's identity has long been stifled by woeful narratives and a limited set of archetypes. In this episode, Catherine speaks to Róisín Ingle about how studying art has shaped her feminism, why history f…
 
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