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Everywhere We Go is a weekly podcast which is presented by Rebecca Kelly. Rebecca, a mother of you two girls opens up her home to her guests and brings you real stories from real people with topics that have impacted families all over Ireland, and their experiences will stay with you forever. Welcome to The Everywhere We Go Podcast. Please note that the content provided in this podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute professional advice. The views and opinions expressed by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of The Everywhere We Go Podcast or its hosts. We do not endorse and are not responsible for any statements, advice, or opinions provided by guests. All content is protected by copyright and is the property of The Everywhere We Go Podcast. While we strive for accuracy, we accept no liability for any errors, omissions, or defamatory statements made during the podcast. Listeners are advised to verify any information before acting upon it. Join us on our journey and stay connected to catch the latest updates on our podcast: Follow us on social media: Instagram: EverywhereWeGoPodcast Facebook: EverywhereWeGoPodcast TikTok: @everywherewegopodcast YouTube: EverywhereWeGoPodcast Get in touch with us: Sponsorship Opportunities: Are you or your company interested in sponsoring one of Ireland's most unique podcasts? Reach out to us at sponsor@everywherewego.ie to explore various sponsorship options, from single episode sponsorships to entire seasons. Become a Guest or Recommend Someone: Do you have a captivating story to share, or do you know someone whose story deserves a platform? Send us an email at guests@everywherewego.ie, and let's spread inspiration together. General Inquiries and Feedback: Have any comments or feedback for us? We value your input as we strive for continual improvement. Reach out to us at general@everywherewego.ie. Support Independent Podcasting: We take pride in being an independent podcast, produced and recorded in our cozy kitchen, funded entirely by us. If you'd like to support us in continuing to produce great content and share amazing guest stories, consider buying us a coffee at buymeacoffee.com/everywherewego. Thank you for being a part of our journey. Your support makes all of this possible. Rebecca x Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Everywhere We Go is a weekly podcast which is presented by Rebecca Kelly. Rebecca, a mother of you two girls opens up her home to her guests and brings you real stories from real people with topics that have impacted families all over Ireland, and their experiences will stay with you forever. Welcome to The Everywhere We Go Podcast. Please note that the content provided in this podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute professional advice. The views and opinions expressed by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of The Everywhere We Go Podcast or its hosts. We do not endorse and are not responsible for any statements, advice, or opinions provided by guests. All content is protected by copyright and is the property of The Everywhere We Go Podcast. While we strive for accuracy, we accept no liability for any errors, omissions, or defamatory statements made during the podcast. Listeners are advised to verify any information before acting upon it. Join us on our journey and stay connected to catch the latest updates on our podcast: Follow us on social media: Instagram: EverywhereWeGoPodcast Facebook: EverywhereWeGoPodcast TikTok: @everywherewegopodcast YouTube: EverywhereWeGoPodcast Get in touch with us: Sponsorship Opportunities: Are you or your company interested in sponsoring one of Ireland's most unique podcasts? Reach out to us at sponsor@everywherewego.ie to explore various sponsorship options, from single episode sponsorships to entire seasons. Become a Guest or Recommend Someone: Do you have a captivating story to share, or do you know someone whose story deserves a platform? Send us an email at guests@everywherewego.ie, and let's spread inspiration together. General Inquiries and Feedback: Have any comments or feedback for us? We value your input as we strive for continual improvement. Reach out to us at general@everywherewego.ie. Support Independent Podcasting: We take pride in being an independent podcast, produced and recorded in our cozy kitchen, funded entirely by us. If you'd like to support us in continuing to produce great content and share amazing guest stories, consider buying us a coffee at buymeacoffee.com/everywherewego. Thank you for being a part of our journey. Your support makes all of this possible. Rebecca x Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Episodes

Navigating Life's Storms: Grief, Resilience, and the Healing Power of Community Support with Louise

2/19/2024
Louise's return to our podcast brings a profound exploration of life's unpredictable challenges and the transformative power of community support. Through her heartfelt narrative, she guides us from the joyous moments of family life by the coast to the harrowing experiences of sudden loss, illness, and the murky depths of grief. The tapestry of her journey is woven with threads of humor amidst pain, offering a raw and genuine look at the dualities of human experience. Our conversations unfurl a deeper understanding of the complexities of caring for a loved one with a serious illness, the intimate struggles of relationship dynamics, and the silent battles fought when facing one's own physical and emotional turmoil. Louise's candid recounting of husband Stuart's medical odyssey and her own path to self-discovery illuminates the resilience of the human spirit. Her story is a poignant reminder of the light that can emerge from the darkest of times, and the indelible marks left by love and loss. As we bring the episode to a close, the emphasis shifts to the solace found in shared stories and the healing embrace of grief support groups. Louise's experiences spotlight the necessity of spaces where sorrow is not a solitary journey, but a shared passage, offering a beacon of hope for anyone navigating the rough seas of bereavement. This episode is an ode to the strength we gain from companionship and the quiet power of witnessing sunrises, honoring our survival, and embracing the potential to rebuild life anew. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:21:26

Embracing Friendship and Going Viral! From Eastenders to The Kardashians

2/12/2024
When Suzanne and Fiona, the dynamic duo from Dublin, decided to combine mismatched socks and pitas, little did we know we'd be in for such a rollicking ride. Step into the world of Slice Of Naples, where these two entrepreneurs share infectious laughs, recount viral mishaps involving sunglasses and an enigmatic Craig, and reveal the often comedic trials of crafting the online content that catapulted them to social media fame. This episode is peppered with the kind of nostalgia that stitches together the past and present, from selling Lion King pens in the schoolyard to the bands that never quite conquered the world. Listen as we unpack the treasure chest of memories, drawing on the rich tapestry of family ties, friendships forged in chippers, and the games that filled our Dublin streets. Suzanne and Fiona's stories are not just about looking back; they're a testament to the bonds that anchor us through the ebb and flow of life. Strap in for a candid discourse on the tightrope walk of social media, where the highs of viral TikTok success meet the lows of trolling. Our guests don't hold back, offering a window into their philosophy of turning negativity into creative fuel and protecting their loved ones amidst the chaos of online fame. Through laughter that both heals and connects, Suzanne and Fiona promise more heart-to-heart talks, inviting you to find solace in the power of enduring friendships and humor. Join us on our journey and stay connected to catch the latest updates on our podcast: Follow us on social media: Instagram: EverywhereWeGoPodcast Facebook: EverywhereWeGoPodcast TikTok: @everywherewegopodcast YouTube: EverywhereWeGoPodcast Get in touch with us: Sponsorship Opportunities: Are you or your company interested in sponsoring one of Ireland's most unique podcasts? Reach out to us at sponsor@everywherewego.ie to explore various sponsorship options, from single episode sponsorships to entire seasons. Become a Guest or Recommend Someone: Do you have a captivating story to share, or do you know someone whose story deserves a platform? Send us an email at guests@everywherewego.ie, and let's spread inspiration together. General Inquiries and Feedback: Have any comments or feedback for us? We value your input as we strive for continual improvement. Reach out to us at general@everywherewego.ie. Support Independent Podcasting: We take pride in being an independent podcast, produced and recorded in our cozy kitchen, funded entirely by us. If you'd like to support us in continuing to produce great content and share amazing guest stories, consider buying us a coffee at buymeacoffee.com/everywherewego. Thank you for being a part of our journey. Your support makes all of this possible. Rebecca x Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:58:57

The Shocking Truth or Digital Predators: Orla's Journey of Resilience and Healing

2/5/2024
Imagine waking up every few years to a different backdrop, speaking a new language, and making new friends. Orla has lived this life, and she joins us to weave a narrative of her multicultural upbringing, revealing the profound effects of her nomadic childhood on her family dynamics and personal identity. As we journey through Orla's experiences, from adapting to French schools to the longing for stability amid constant change, we gain insight into the resilience and adaptability that come with being a part of a globe-trotting family. The candid conversation peels back the layers of Orla's relationship with her sisters, each dealing with their peripatetic existence in their unique ways. Life's darkest moments often come unannounced, and for Orla, they came in the form of harrowing cyber exploitation. She recounts the painful chapter where vulnerability intersected with the dangers lurking behind screens, a reminder of the fragility of trust in the digital age. As Orla shares her story, it's a stark awakening to the reality of online predators and the emotional havoc they can wreak. Her narrative doesn't shy away from detailing the manipulation, the coercion, and the indelible marks left on her life. This episode is not just about Orla's trials but also a critical dialogue on the challenges parents face in safeguarding their children's online presence, highlighting the necessity of awareness in the ever-evolving landscape of technology. But within the tapestry of Orla's life, threads of hope and resilience shimmer brightest. We trace her path to recovery, acknowledging the systemic shortcomings victims of sexual violence face, and celebrate the unwavering support that has been her beacon. It's a story of a family uprooted for the sake of healing, the transformative role of therapy, and the salvation found in healthy relationships, especially with her partner, Erin. As Orla's journey unfolds, it's a powerful testament to the strength of the human spirit and an affirming message for anyone grappling with their past—it is possible to reclaim your narrative and rebuild a life of empowerment and peace. Join us on our journey and stay connected to catch the latest updates on our podcast: Follow us on social media: Instagram: EverywhereWeGoPodcast Facebook: EverywhereWeGoPodcast TikTok: @everywherewegopodcast YouTube: EverywhereWeGoPodcast Get in touch with us: Sponsorship Opportunities: Are you or your company interested in sponsoring one of Ireland's most unique podcasts? Reach out to us at sponsor@everywherewego.ie to explore various sponsorship options, from single episode sponsorships to entire seasons. Become a Guest or Recommend Someone: Do you have a captivating story to share, or do you know someone whose story deserves a platform? Send us an email at guests@everywherewego.ie, and let's spread inspiration together. General Inquiries and Feedback: Have any comments or feedback for us? We value your input as we strive for continual improvement. Reach out to us at general@everywherewego.ie. Support Independent Podcasting: We take pride in being an independent podcast, produced and recorded in our cozy kitchen, funded entirely by us. If you'd like to support us in continuing to produce great content and share amazing guest stories, consider buying us a coffee at buymeacoffee.com/everywherewego. Thank you for being a part of our journey. Your support makes all of this possible. Rebecca x Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:08:49

Journey into Heartbreak: Personal Experiences of Dealing with Loss

11/6/2023
Have you ever wondered how individuals navigate the bumpy road of grief and sorrow? Have you ever felt the urge to discover stories of resilience and heartbreak, stories that reveal the human spirit's incredible ability to heal and find connection amidst the most profound pain? If so, tune in as we, your hosts, engage in an intimate conversation on grief and loss with our guests Louise, Audrey, Sharon, Marie, and Fiona, who share their personal journeys of dealing with the death of loved ones and the subsequent struggle to keep going. We explore the concept of anticipatory grief and loss, a form of grief often overlooked, with Marie providing a heartfelt account of her parent's tragic death and the fear and sorrow she experienced while her father was still fighting cancer. We'll hear Louise's story, a tale of how her husband's sudden demise led her to realize the necessity for a support group that could provide understanding, solace, and a sense of shared experiences, eventually leading to the foundation of the SIP of Support group in Swords. Our conversation underscores the significance of support groups and the healing process. We applaud the courage and strength of our guests as they recount their experiences with the SIP of Support group, a safe haven that has enabled them to express their feelings and find comfort. Despite grief being a deeply personal experience, we conclude that a sense of community and shared experience can offer a lifeline in navigating through such challenging times. Join us as we share these compelling stories, reminding ourselves and our listeners that in the face of grief, no one is alone. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:02:01:08

From Fear to Fulfilment: Yasmin Coakley's Road to Empowerment

9/20/2023
Have you ever wondered what stories we tell ourselves to shield from pain? Join us as we sit down with Yasmin Coakley, who shares her riveting journey from a playful childhood in Eastwell, to facing the trials of teen motherhood and bullying. Yasmin opens up about the impact of her father's abandonment, the profound influence of her mother’s unwavering strength, and how the vibrant community around her shaped her resilience. Our conversation delves into the intricate layers of Yasmin's life, as she navigates the highs and lows, the grief and loss, and the healing that follows. She offers a raw account of overcoming her fear of public speaking, finding solace in her work at the Rotunda Hospital, and battling the relentless pressures of social media. Yasmin's story is a testament to the power of perseverance and the human spirit, as she lets us in on her journey of personal growth and emotional healing. Finally, Yasmin shares her insights into the world of therapy, emphasizing the crucial role of genuine connection between therapist and client in the healing journey. We explore the concept of emotional awareness, the process of healing generational trauma, and how self-limiting narratives can stem from suppressed emotions. Highlighting the importance of women’s empowerment, Yasmin invites you to a unique workshop designed to help women reclaim their emotional, sexual, and spiritual selves. Join us as we uncover the many layers of Yasmin Coakley's extraordinary journey. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:59:43

The Lighter Side of Death: A Discussion on Funeral Direction with Grace from Stafford's funeral home

9/11/2023
Ever wondered what it's really like to be a funeral director? Ever pondered about the process of arranging a funeral? Meet Grace, our guest today, who's not only a female funeral director but also a comforting pillar for grieving families at Stafford's funeral home. In her world, dealing with varying cultural and religious practices, planning funerals, and preparing the deceased for burial is all in a day's work. Our candid talk with Grace takes us on a journey through the evolution of the funeral industry and how it's made room for women like her. Grace shares insights into the importance of discussing death, the transformation of funeral arrangements through social media, and the detailed steps involved in funeral preparation - right from the first contact with the funeral home to the service. Get ready to grasp the nitty-gritty of options for burials and cremations, considerations when choosing a coffin, and the identity tag process that ensures your loved ones' ashes are indeed theirs. In our conversation, we also delve into how humor can alleviate tense moments and why it's crucial for families to plan and document their funeral wishes in advance. Grace helps us understand the importance of paying respects at funerals and how the Irish culture supports this through refreshments. Additionally, we discuss the services a funeral director can provide, the changing role of women in the industry, and how a celebrant can add a personal touch to the funeral. As we wrap up, listen for why education around funerals and staying informed are significant to make funerals a meaningful experience. Join us in this enlightening episode that's bound to change your perspective on funerals. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:18:42

Transforming Pain into Power: Amy's Healing Journey

8/28/2023
Brace yourselves as we journey alongside Amy, a brave soul who lifts the veil on her two-decade-long secret of childhood sexual abuse. Amy takes us on an inspiring journey, sharing her resilience and determination in overcoming the most harrowing moments of her life. With an open heart, she shares how she found strength within herself, reshaping her mindset to avoid the clutches of harmful substances while embracing the therapeutic effects of positive thinking, walking, and discussing her mental health. Amy's narrative takes a pivotal turn as she addresses the impact of loss in her life. The passing of her beloved aunt, her refuge from her traumatic childhood, sets the stage for some profound insights into her healing process. She talks about her decision to remove herself from her familiar surroundings to heal better, an audacious yet necessary step. Listen closely as she navigates through her family's reaction to her bold move, and the invaluable advice she has for those battling similar demons or those who know someone who is. The episode concludes with an intimate conversation about saying goodbye to loved ones, finding security within oneself, and embracing new opportunities. Amy's journey is a testament to the power of healing and the importance of speaking out. Join us in this riveting episode as we unravel Amy's story, immersing ourselves in her resilience, wisdom, and courage. This episode is not just a chronicle of Amy's journey; it's a beacon of hope for anyone who's been through the unimaginable, reinforcing the notion that it's okay to speak out and seek help. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:08

Lauren

8/14/2023
Picture yourself as a young girl navigating the painful realities of a parental split, a mother's severe health crisis, and the turmoil of adolescence all at once. Now, imagine sharing this deeply personal journey with the world in hopes of shedding light on the urgent need for improved mental health resources. That's exactly what our guest, Lauren, does in this revealing and heartrending conversation. Lauren takes us through her tumultuous childhood in Dublin, marked by her parents' separation and her mother's health decline, leading to the difficult transition into her aunt's home. From family crisis to emotional support, in the second part of our conversation, Lauren doesn't shy away from the painful topic of living with an alcoholic parent. She opens up about her father's battle with liver failure and alcoholism, as well as the tragic suicide of her sister Danielle, who wrestled with depression and self-harm. Despite these unbearable losses, we also touch on how an unexpected pregnancy gave Lauren's family a glimmer of hope during an otherwise dark time. In the final segment, we broaden our discussion to societal implications of these personal tragedies. We delve into the stark reality of suicide among young individuals in Ireland and Lauren's remarkable efforts to raise awareness about mental health. Lauren shares her inspiring journey of creating a documentary about mental health in Ireland, following the tragic passing of her sister. This episode serves as a poignant reminder of the human resilience, the power of sharing your story, and the urgent need for mental health resources, all brought to life through Lauren's brave and candid sharing. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:03:40

Lisa

7/31/2023
We invite you to join us on a remarkable journey through the life of Lisa Wallace, a woman who has faced and overcome significant challenges and adversity. From growing up in a family with a deep passion for horses and harness racing to dealing with dyslexia and a traumatic event that forever changed her family dynamics, Lisa's story is an inspiring testament to resilience, love, and the strength of family bonds. Lisa shares her family's unique history and connection to the world of horses, trotting, and harness racing, a sport with deep roots in North America, Europe, and Canada, but surprisingly little presence in Ireland. We hear about her struggles growing up with dyslexia, the incredible support she received from her family, and how her dyslexia unexpectedly became a source of strength following a terrifying incident — a robbery in which her father was shot and left paralyzed. Listen in as Lisa recounts how her father's unwavering resilience and joy in the face of adversity have shaped her own outlook on life. Lisa's story takes us through her personal journey of mental health struggles, from self-harm to an abusive relationship and a desperate act that led to a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. She opens up about her experiences with mental health treatment, the healing process, and how she has used her experiences to help others. Furthermore, Lisa touches on her work in setting up a charity in Bangladesh, focused on helping children in dire need of assistance. It’s an emotional ride filled with powerful stories of resilience, forgiveness, and unwavering family strength. Come along with us as we navigate the highs and lows of Lisa's life. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:02:25:54

Claire

7/17/2023
On this weeks episode I sit down with Claire Clarkson, Claire’s story will break your heart, a revelation after her mothers death saw her abandoned by those she loved the most, to meeting the man of her dreams for it quickly to turn into a nightmare that luckily enough she got away from, others have not been so lucky. These past two months alone 3 women have lost their life to domestic violence. There is always a way out, don’t suffer in silence reach out people are here to help. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:42:55

Rachel

7/3/2023
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Duration:01:48:53

Danny

6/26/2023
On this weeks episode I sit down with Daniel Bradley, Danny. I came across Danny on Instagram and the first thing I noticed about him was this big grin across his face. His smile is so uplifting and contagious and I honestly couldn’t believe the story behind this. Danny talks to me about growing up being fostered, how he dealt with that and the life that soon followed that even his own family couldn’t believe, from addiction, to drug dealing and ending up in mount joy prison, homelessness to the man he is today. The love Danny has for his partner Nicola throughout the podcast is palpable, the resilience she showed through Daniels journey is no doubt one of the reasons he sits in front of me today. This one is worth the watch to get a true sense of the smile i reference above. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:43:20

SAFE

6/19/2023
I had another podcast scheduled for this week but after the horrific death of Anna Mooney I felt the need to bring this weeks episode,SAFE, forward. This week I sit down with Ainie and Priscilla Grainger, who run Stop Domestic violence Ireland, we run through the first steps victims should be taking and we talk through the processes of court and put the quite frankly intimidating procedures in layman’s terms! We talk about the daunting dolphin house and talk about the support or lack thereof from Government and sometimes the Gardaí . If you think you might need help please please please reach out to the ladies who are here to navigate you to freedom. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:44:28

Lauren McCormick

5/5/2023
On this weeks episode I sit down with Lauren McCormick, Lauren has my heart and she always will because Lauren at just 25 years of age went through every mothers nightmare, Lauren’s daughter Aaliyah was diagnosed with a tumour on the brain and died at just 7 years of age, I was in absolute awe of Lauren’s strength as she spoke about Aaliyah, her love knows no bounds and I know Aaliyah will be incredibly proud. Lauren you were and always will be an incredible mother to Aaliyah and my heart will carry you both forever. #GoGrayInMay Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:44:18

Emily Abraham

5/1/2023
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Duration:01:24:13

Amy Kinsella

4/17/2023
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Duration:01:09:13

Back with Natalie Cooney

4/11/2023
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Duration:01:09:47

Nicola Maggan

4/2/2023
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Duration:01:20:04

Natalie Cooney

3/20/2023
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Duration:01:29:04

Damien Broderick

3/12/2023
On this weeks episode I sit down with Damien Broderick Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:13:34