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Mike Sheridan delves into the lives and careers of some of the most notable people in Irish and global popular culture.

Mike Sheridan delves into the lives and careers of some of the most notable people in Irish and global popular culture.
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Mike Sheridan delves into the lives and careers of some of the most notable people in Irish and global popular culture.






Alison Spittle: Comedian

Alison Spittle is a hugely popular comedian who has been growing in force with each piece of work she puts out. Having created and starred in her own RTE series, Nowhere Fast, she hosts her own podcast The Alison Spittle Show. In late January she starts a nationwide tour that includes a date in Dublin Vicar Street on March 30th.


Joanne McNally: Comedian

Joanne McNally is an increasingly popular Irish stand-up comedian who saw a quick ascent to fame when she replaced Jennifer Zamparelli on the popular RTE 2 comedy series, Republic of Telly. Joanne has a new stand-up show called 'Gleebag' which she will tour around Ireland in the coming months, including a date at Vicar Street in Dublin on Friday, April 26th.


Damien Dempsey: Musician

Damien Dempsey has been a mainstay on the Irish music scene for nearly 2 decades. He is currently on tour around Ireland, including 4 shows at Vicar Street, and has a new album out called Union, where he collaborates with the likes of Imelda May and Finbar Furey.


John C. Reilly: Actor

John C. Reilly is one of the most recognisable people in Hollywood. From movies like Boogie Nights, Casualties of War and Step Brothers he is widely considered to be among the most versatile actors working today. His new movie is Wreck it Ralph: Ralph Breaks the Internet is in Irish cinemas from November 30th.


Kevin Kilbane: Former Irish International Footballer

Kevin Kilbane is a former international footballer with over 100 caps for the Republic of Ireland. One of the most consistent performers to ever put on the Irish jersey he has since moved on to a successful career as a broadcaster with Off The Ball, The BBC and more. Kevin is working with AIB on the Backing Doing Series where he got to live out a dream and DJ in front of thousands of people.


Dave Fanning: Radio DJ

Dave Fanning is a broadcasting legend in Ireland. A quick flick through his instagram profile will illustrate just a small number of the musical icons he has interviewed over the years, He has hosted multiple radio and television shows in Ireland, the US and the UK and still hosts a weekend show on RTE 2FM.


Ryan Tubridy: "The Late Late Show" host

Ryan Tubridy is one of the most famous men in Ireland and hosts the long-running and insanely popular Late Late Show on RTE One and a daily radio show on on RTE Radio One. In a very open and honest discussion, Ryan talks about fame, politics, his passions his new children's book The First Christmas Jumper and more.


Dave Rubin: Political Commentator & Talk Show Host

Dave Rubin is the host of the extremely popular series, The Rubin Report where he interviews people of note from the world of culture and politics. In this long-form discussion with Mike Sheridan, he talks... a group of sorts that he is a member 'The Intellectual Dark Web', Jordan Peterson, Joe Rogan and free flowing conversation, Brett Kavanagh, Elizabeth Warren, Gary Johnson, the Ben Shapiro and Mark Duplass tweet storm, Hilary Clinton and if retrospect meant he would've voted for Donald...


David Rudolf: Civil Rights Lawyer - "The Staircase"

David Rudolf is best known for being Michael Peterson's attorney on the hugely successful Netflix docu-series The Staircase. In an interview with Mike Sheridan ahead of his sold out show at Liberty Hall in Dublin, he talks about the Peterson case in detail, how divisive America is right now, the reaction to Colin Kaepernick's protest and the comparisons of current American President Donald Trump to Richard Nixon. David is currently on tour in Europe, speaking about the Peterson case and...


Paddy Holohan: MMA Coach & former UFC Fighter

Owner and coach at SBG Dublin 24, Paddy Holohan is a UFC veteran with an impressive record of 12 wins and 2 loses. Paddy hosts the brilliant 'No Shame' podcast which he films in a purpose built studio at SBG Dublin 24 . Paddy talks UFC 229, Conor McGregor's defeat and the media reaction, and how difficult it is for young fighters trying to make a living in Ireland.


Philly McMahon: Dublin Footballer

Philly McMahon is a bestselling and award-winning author, a personal trainer and business owner and a six-time All Ireland Winner with the Dublin football team. He is as well known for his passions off the pitch as on, with his work with the community in Ballymun and the working class people of Dublin in general garnering him praise from politcians and community leaders. Philly owns and coaches in BeDo7 Transformation in Finglas in Dublin.


Pete Tong: DJ

Pete Tong is one of the most recognisable DJs on the planet. He has been playing sold out shows around the world for decades and travelling to dance capital Ibiza every summer for over 20 years. in 2015 he performed at The Proms in Royal Albert Hall with The Heritage Orchestra and it was a sensation. Two huge-selling albums and a sold-out tour followed, with a third record on the way in May of 2019. Pete talks Human Traffic, embracing It's All Gone Pete Tong, playing a drenched Electric...


Phill Jupitus: Comedian

Phill Jupitus is one of the most recognizable comedians in Ireland and the UK. The stand-up comedian and poet has appeared on the long-running panel shows Never Mind The Buzzcocks and QI and built a broad admiration among his peers and comedy fans. Phill joins a bunch of other talented comedians at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival in Galway from Tuesday the 23rd of October until the 29th.


Philip Magee: Music Producer

Philip Magee is one of the top music producers in Ireland. The Swords native has worked with some of the biggest bands in the world, including Kodaline and The Script. He talks to Mike about why and how he became a music producer and some of the huge artists he's worked with over the years.


Joel Dommett: Comedian

Joel Dommett is a comedian, podcaster, writer and former contestant in the reality TV series, I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. He is one of many popular comedians playing the Vodafone Comedy Carnival in Galway from October 23rd until the 29th.


Maxi Jazz: Faithless

Maxi Jazz is a DJ and performer who has had a series of monster hits over the years with his band, Faithless. Two of those songs, Insomnia and God is a DJ are still rampantly played on Irish radio to this day. At Electric Picnic this year he joins Lo Cutz in a DJ Battle at the Three Made by Music Stage.


Jennifer Barry & Jamie-Lee O'Donnell: Stars of Young Offenders & Derry Girls

Jennifer Barry (The Young Offenders) stars alongside Jamie Lee O'Donnell (Derry Girls) in Girls and Dolls by Lisa McGee which plays for a limited run from 11-15 September at The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.


Tristan Tales - Social Media Content Creator

Tristan Tales is one of the biggest YouTubers and social media stars on earth. He has a staggering 1 million plus subscribers and his videos have amassed nearly 60 million views in total. The 23 year old has already worked with huge brands like Coca-Cola, Amazon and Marvel and is a regular visitor to Ireland, to his Dad's home in Tipperary.


Dr. Fionnula McHale

Fionnula McHale is a medical doctor with a speciality in pro-active health. She's also a two time WDFPF World Powerlifting Champion and the 2015 World Fitness Champion. Her next challenge is the insanely tough Super League Live, which takes place in Las Vegas in Mid-September.


Chris Greene - Broadcaster

Chris Greene is a broadcaster with RTÉ 2FM and a media producer and presenter who has worked with national and international T.V stations like Channel 4, RTÉ 2 and Yahoo! You can hear Chris and his co-host Ciara King every weekend from 11am until 1pm