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Ep.55: Chimps, Angels And Virgos - Louise Cooney and Toni O'Rourke

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by blogger Louise Cooney and actress Toni O'Rourke. They're chatting about 'making it', what it takes to be your own boss, packing it all in and living with chimps and (randomly enough) angel cards. Our partnership with EllaOne is also continuing as we hit the streets of Galway to find out why people are taking risks when it comes to sex!


Ep.54: YouTube, Art And Sexy Fears - Diane Jennings and Audrey Hamilton

On this week's episode we're joined by YouTuber Diane Jennings and Artist Audrey Hamilton. We're talking about how YouTubers earn their cash, how you become a famous artist in less than a year, how sexy Halloween costumes are on the way out AND our reporter Orlaith Condon heads back to Cork to find out more information on why people are having LOTS of unprotected sex.


BONUS: Irish International footballer Stephanie Roche joins us to talk comebacks and bag-packing

Niamh Maher sits down with Irish International Stephanie Roche to talk about the importance of getting involved in sport from a young age. Stephanie also shares her experience of the crucial fundraising efforts that most athletes have to endure in order to keep their clubs or teams going. We're also chatting about comebacks after career threatening injuries and a year and a half on from the now infamous strike we're asking has the treatment of women in Irish football improved?


Ep.53: We Still Have No Eyebrows - Emma Doran and Julie Jay on the brutal decades of our past

On this week's episode we're joined by comedians and fellow podcasters Emma Doran and Julie Jay. We're chatting about their upcoming comedy tour, we forget to ask them how they met, and we delve DEEP into the 1990s from Saved By The Bell to porn. We're also continuing our research in partnership with EllaOne and our reporter Orlaith Condon is back on the streets of Dublin finding out more about young people's attitudes to sex and contraception.


BONUS FEATURE 'Galz Gone Wild' - Melissa McDermott joins Niamh Maher for a GGW/GWG open flame fiesta

Galz Gone Wild is an outdoor adventure tribe with a difference! Set up by Melissa McDermott to combat the fiercely male dominated scene, the group encourages women from all walks of life to strap on some hiking boots and get out in nature. With monthly coffee mornings now thrown into the mix and country wide expansion plans Melissa joins Niamh Maher to fill her in on the Galz Gone Wild, and they have a little camp fire of their own in studio (SAFELY of course).


Ep.52: Happy Birthday To Us - We're inviting back some of our favourites for a birthday extravaganza

Well... it's been 52 weeks of Girls With Goals and we're DELIGHTED to welcome back some of our favourite guests: Paul Ryder, Rosemary McCabe, Ciara Knight and Sarah Tyrell join Niamh Maher and Rebecca O'Keefe to take a quick look back before ploughing ahead. There may be some dodgy voice notes and talk of poop, but what else would you expect? We're also continuing our research revelations with morning after pill EllaOne this week and heading to Cork to find out what's going on in the sex...


Ep.51: We're Coming For The Crown - Kirsten Mate Maher on Rose life and modern women

On this week's episode the reigning Rose Of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher joins us to discuss how her life has changed since winning the coveted title. We're discussing modern dating with Rebecca O'Keeffe who got an 'interesting' proposition on tinder recently. Niamh Maher talks about losing followers after posting one too many ceiling shots of the Vatican and we're hitting the streets of Dublin to talk about contraception and the morning after pill!


Ep.50: Let's Talk About Crime - Shauna Keogh on making docs, pride and vampires!

On this week's episode Emmy nominated producer and film maker Shauna Keogh joins Niamh Maher and Rebecca O'Keeffe to talk about her incredible career from reality TV to making true crime documentaries surrounding some of Ireland's most notorious unsolved murders! We're also discussing pride, how clothing and sexuality can go hand in hand and we'll visit the darker side of Disney...


Ep.49: Going Solo - RuthAnne Cunningham on writing hits and changing sounds

On a very special episode of Girls With Goals we're joined in studio by singer/songwriter RuthAnne Cunningham. Known for writing hit tracks for the likes of JoJo, Niall Horan and Britney Spears, the Dublin native is releasing new material in the form of her first solo album. We're chatting about what it was like to move to LA at the age of 17, what dealing with 'Hollywood feck boys' is REALLY like and she also treats us to a performance of her latest single 'Liquid'... Enjoy.


BONUS FEATURE 'No Spring Chicken' - Maria McKenzie on beauty with no age limits

Blogger Maria McKenzie started 'No Spring Chicken' with the intent to target an untapped audience in the skincare, beauty and makeup world. Fed up with seeing pages filled with unattainable beauty her aim is to promote ageing well, as opposed to anti-ageing... and she's bloody gas too!


Ep.48: ASMR And Confused Selfie Monsters - Anouska Proetta Brandon and Rebecca O'Keeffe

On this week's episode, Niamh Maher is joined by photographer, social media consultant and blogger Anouska Proetta Brandon and our beauty editor Rebecca O'Keeffe returns with more pearls of wisdom. We're talking about the insanely popular ASMR trend which is taking YouTube by storm (we also, rather poorly, give it a try). We're also talking about body positivity, as one magazine cover sends shockwaves through the beauty community. Also, do any of us really need more self esteem? Or are we...


Ep.47: Eat, Sleep, Repeat - Sarah Doyle, Rachel Keane and Siobhan Murray on happiness and burnout

On this week's episode, Niamh Maher is joined in studio by life coach Sarah Doyle and founder of Póg Rachel Keane. They're discussing the connection between healthy eating and healthy lives, how growing up in a society obsessed with diet-culture has taken it's toll and the practical steps we can take to reach COMPLETE happiness (hint... it involves pancakes and cars). Psychotherapist and behavioural change therapist Siobhan Murray joins us for our Spotlight interview this week to talk...


Ep.46: An Apple A Day - Jess Kelly and Orlaith Condon on careers, results and sweet technology!

On this week's episode we're joined by tech correspondent with Newstalk and host of 'Tech Talk' Jess Kelly. Our own Orlaith Condon joins us from the Her editorial team as we take a look back at our own memories of the nerve-wracking CAO time, we're talking about controlling our own career paths, and Jess may have a few stern words for us about our storage use! Turns out an apple a day may not be the way to go!


BONUS FEATURE 'Double Denim At The Ready' - B*Witched are here for the ultimate throwback

Our favourite denim wearing, nostalgia inducing, jig dancing girl band 'B*Witched' join Niamh Maher in studio for a special bonus feature of Girls With Goals. We're chatting about reunions, headlining Electric Picnic, stripping nuns and OF COURSE we had to test them on their 90's music knowledge.


Ep.45: Chronically Single And Building Empires - Aimee Connolly, Rebecca O'Keeffe and Retro Flame

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by make-up artist and entrepreneur Aimee Connolly and Her's Beauty Editor Rebecca O'Keeffe. They're talking about controversial tattoos, what it takes to build a beauty empire, being chronically single and dorky high fives! Niamh also chats to Erica Fox aka 'Retro Flame' about the competitive world of lifestyle blogging, living it up in NYC and how she generates that all important traffic!


BONUS FEATURE 'Hockey Legends' - Deirdre Duke and Conan Doherty on smashing records and bandwagoning

Niamh Maher is joined in studio by SportsJOE editor Conan Doherty to dissect the historic World Cup performance of the Irish Women's Hockey team. World Cup silver medallist Deirdre Duke also joins us on the line to talk about the come down and her hopes for hockey in the future.


Ep.44: Cats Are Evil, Avocados Are Shite - Jen Hatton and Louise Carroll on fads, pubes and Disney

Facebook and Snapchat star Jen Hatton joins writer Louise Carroll on the podcast this week, they're chatting with presenter Niamh Maher about crazy fads, how (evidently) the bush is back, and some unpopular opinions that focus on cats, avocados and Disney.


BONUS FEATURE 'Beautiful Pain' - 24 hours with Gravy and Sailor Jerry

Niamh Maher spent 24 hours with Daniel 'Gravy' Thomas, the global brand ambassador for Sailor Jerry. They're chatting about spiced rum, tattoo culture, the iconic Norman 'Sailor Jerry' Collins, feminism and there's a little bit of Niamh squirming in pain thrown in for good measure.


Ep.43: The Big Dick Energy Show - Sarina Bellissimo and Denise Curtin on badass energy and Buffy

On this week's episode broadcaster Sarina Bellissimo and writer with Denise Curtin join Niamh Maher to talk about Big Dick Energy, what it is and how to hang on to it. They also bash out a few celebrity interview tales and it's a new era for Buffy fans, should we be messing with such an iconic show?


BONUS FEATURE 'Puppy Farms' - We talk to the DSPCA about the worrying trend of designer dogs

Ireland is developing a reputation as the 'puppy farm' capital of Europe, in this bonus feature of Girls With Goals, Niamh Maher chats to Gillian Bird of the DSPCA to find out what can be done to stop this, what you should know about breeders and regulations in Ireland and we're talking about the new trend of 'designer dogs'.