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Ep.83: Financial Abuse - The frightening reality

On this week's episode, brought to you by AIB, we're joined by the Director of Women's Aid Margaret Martin to discuss financial and economic abuse. We're also joined by an abuse victim who tells us her harrowing story in the hopes of shedding light on this frightening reality for women across Ireland.


Ep.82: Dresses, Nuggets and Moments - Eamonn McGill on red carpet takeovers

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by designer to the stars Eamonn McGill and fashion editor Olivia Hayes! There's a surprising amount of food talk at the beginning of this episode but then it's STRAIGHT down to business with serious fashion chat. Eamonn discusses what it feels like to see his creations walk down the carpet, how positivity is a RULE in his studio and how sometimes you just need a nugget to get you through!


Ep.81: Wyvern Lingo - Caoimhe, Karen and Saoirse join us to talk band beginnings and changing sounds

On this week's episode we're welcoming Wyvern Lingo to studio. Childhood friends growing up, we're chatting to these talented women about their changing sound (which actually hasn't changed as abruptly as everyone thinks), band culture, being labelled 'smug' and much more!


Ep.80: Colourful Pleasure - Aisling Keenan and Denise Curtin on freelancing and synesthesia

On this week's episode of Girls With Goals our host Niamh Maher is joined by freelance journalist Aisling Keenan and content creator with Her Denise Curtin. They're talking about the minefield that is freelance journalism and how to pick yourself up after a career setback. They also delve into the world of synesthesia and discuss Aisling's new sex and relationship podcast!


Ep.79: Guinness Punch Babes - Nadine Reid and Amy De Bhrún on history, confidence and passion

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by actor and writer Amy De Bhrún and Xposé's newest star Nadine Reid! They're talking about career progression, maintaining confidence and passion and the pressures placed on women in the entertainment industry. Nadine also shares with us her Jamaican upbringing in Birmingham and how Ireland has fast become her second home, while Amy talks us through her 'Line of Duty' role, the tough world of theatre production AND she shares an exclusive with...


Ep.78: Sustainability Queens - Keelin Moncrieff and Molly Parsons on anti-blogging, fashion and fame

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by YouTuber Keelin Moncrieff and podcaster Molly Parsons. They're tackling the online world and talking about 'making it' in the competitive creative market, they also discuss how we're being lied to on a daily basis by brands and what we can ALL do to understand and learn more about sustainability. Niamh is also joined by the founding director of Body&Soul Avril Stanley and music booker Jenny Wren.


Ep.77: Mother Knows Best - Niamh Maher and Rebecca O'Keeffe invite their mums in

We're dedicating this week's episode to the women who made us... literally. Niamh Maher and Rebecca O'Keeffe invite their mothers in to talk about everything from generation gaps to the second child 'myth'. We're also getting crucial dinner party advice, there may be a quiz and OF COURSE we've included some bloopers.


Ep.76: Big Dirty Office Chats - Michael Fry and Denise Curtin on fishy tea and microwaved coffee

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is dragging her colleagues in to spill the (fishy) tea on office shenanigans. It's not just OUR office though we put a call out to our listeners and the response was overwhelming! From constant emails to filthy kitchen habits we're naming and shaming (not really because GDPR) some of the worst culprits. Niamh also chats to fitness guru and businesswoman Orla Hopkins ahead of Hormonal Health Week.


Ep.75: Dancing Through Life - Holly Carpenter on life after modelling and building a business

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by former model and Irish beauty queen Holly Carpenter. They're discussing her model roots, building a business as a woman in Ireland, catfishing tinder profiles and much more. Niamh is also joined by sisters Evie and Eliza Ward of Nutshed, the healthy treat brand making SERIOUS waves in the raw food scene.


Ep.74: Hope And Perspective - Jayda McCann on living with cancer

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by Jayda McCann. Jayda is currently living with stage 4 sarcoma cancer and her entire world has changed in the last year. Unwilling to accept the doctors diagnosis (which turned out to be wrong), Jayda has flipped perspective on this terrifying disease and is ploughing ahead with hope, tenacity and unbelievable strength. An important listen for anyone who needs a reality check.


Ep.73: Flatulence, Body Dysmorphia And Sport - Maeve Madden and Greta Streimikyte

On this week's episode Niamh Maher interviews two awe-inspiring women. Author, blogger and model Maeve Madden joins us to discuss her battle with body dysmorphia, getting out of toxic relationships and farting up a storm! Irish Paralympian Greta Streimikyte also joins us in studio to talk about her childhood in Lithuania, representing Ireland on a world stage and growing up a triplet!


Ep.72: Dolly And Diamonds - Chupi, Denise Curtin and Rebecca O'Keeffe on some favourite things

On this week's episode we're exploring some of our ABSOLUTE favourite things. What are we reading? What are we listening to? What are we binge watching? We're finding it all out. Our presenter Niamh Maher is also joined by award winning jewellery designer Chupi to talk growing up with no electricity, home schooling, being born a romantic and more!


Ep.71: I'll Show You Mine - The 'Pure Filth' gals are in for a swinging good Valentine's

On this week's episode we're celebrating Valentine's Day with a sexy twist. Committed to exploring further realms of our sexual identity we're joined in studio by Sarah Tyrell and Michelle McCormick of the newly formed sex podcast 'Pure Filth'. Sarah and Michelle are opening people's minds and smashing stigmas attached to the 'alternative' communities of kink and swinging. Our presenter Niamh Maher may not have known much about sex clubs before this episode started... but she's committed to...


Ep.70: What Do We Want? - The nurses and midwives share their stories

We're dedicating this week's episode of Girls With Goals to the nurses and midwives of the INMO who went out on strike last week in the hopes of attaining pay parity. We wanted to hear their stories so we went to the picket lines to talk to them. We'll also hear from union officials about real ways the Government can come to the table and avert further action and two young nurses join us in studio to discuss the future of the profession and why they do what they do.


EP.69: Bra Off, Face Off - Caroline Hirons shares her secrets

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is heading off on a holiday and's Beauty Editor Rebecca O'Keeffe is sitting down with guru of all things skincare Caroline Hirons. Ever wondered what retinol ACTUALLY does? Do you know how much water you should ACTUALLY be drinking and did you know that having a blog will ACTUALLY help your children hook up (that one might be isolated to Caroline's case), click play for all this and more!


Ep.68 : Lights, Camera, Action! - It's OSCAR NOMINATION WEEK and we're movie experts now

It's all about the glitz and glamour of the Oscars this week on Girls With Goals. We've NEVER dedicated a full episode to movies, so we're taking a look at some of the incredible women in film at the moment and making a few predictions while we're at it! Niamh Maher(not a film critic)is joined by Chris Wasser and Cara O'Doherty (both film critics)to break down the big hits of 2018. We're taking a look at power, calling out some truly shocking remakes and predicting some big hitters for Irish...


Ep.67: Hairy Beautiful People - Jen Morris and Laura Jackson on surgery, hairy pits and more!

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by beauty blogger Jen Morris or 'Too Dolly Makeup' as she's known to her 27k followers on Instagram she's joined by's beauty editor Rebecca O'Keeffe to talk turning passions into professions, how painful lip fillers actually are and how you MUST get dressed every single day. Niamh also chats to Exeter university student Laura Jackson who is making global headlines for her #JanuHAIRY campaign... is it finally time we all ditch the razors?


Ep.66: Thank u resolutions, NEXT! - Nadine O'Regan and Molly Sterling on the art of anxiety!

On this week's episode Niamh Maher is joined by broadcaster and arts editor Nadine O'Regan. They're discussing the First Fortnight festival which aims to challenge the stigma surrounding mental health through creative arts! They're also tackling resolutions (or lack thereof) the frightening reality of being trolled and TIDYING UP! Niamh also sits down with the crazy talented Molly Sterling ahead of her headline gig at Whelan's, they're chatting about inspiration, being labelled a 'wordsmith'...


Ep.65: HAPPY NEW YEAR! - Niamh Maher, Rebecca O'Keeffe and Louise Carroll do some toasting!

We're ringing in the New Year in style this week. Niamh Maher is joined by members of the team Rebecca O'Keeffe and Louise Carroll as they take a look back at 2018. They're talking about EVERYTHING from Repealing the 8th to Love Island! And OF COURSE it wouldn't be a New Year's special without a little tipple to celebrate. A big thank you to all our loyal listeners and subscribers... roll on 2019!


Ep.64: Christmas Craic - From reality TV stars to Government leaders, Niamh Maher wraps up 2018

It's CHRISTMAS!!!!! On this week's episode, our presenter Niamh Maher is all on her lonesome (as everyone is CURRENTLY watching Harry Potter) but she's not REALLY alone as she's looking back over some of our top performing shows of 2018. You guessed it, the guests you liked the MOST are all here wrapped up in one yummy 45 minute package. From Aisling Bea and Angela Scanlon to Millie Macintosh, PJ Gallagher and Leo Varadkar, we've compiled the best Girls With Goals bits for your listening...