Emer McLysaght

Emer McLysaght

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

We have Paddy’s Day and The Gloaming to blame for the re-igniting of my interest in learning Irish. But I wish Duolingo would tell me what the bean is doing in the cuisneoir

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Watching out for . . . Motherfoclóir events Darach Ó Séaghadha is...

This week, I’m...

This week, I’m...

Redownloading . . . Duolingo It must be the shamrock in the air, but I’m redoubling my efforts ...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Few of us appreciate the extraordinary life changes that transgender people go through. So maybe we should make more of an effort to educate ourselves about these courageous individuals

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Rom com lovers (hello, you) should keep their eyes open for what looks like a stellar example of the form: a new movie from the Sexy Seniors category

This week, I’m. . .

This week, I’m. . .

Bingeing on . . . One Day at a Time on Netflix The second season of this charming and relevant si...

Emer's Week

Emer's Week

This week, I will mostly be: Downloading . . . Little Gold Men This podcast from Vanity Fair is w...

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

Oscar night is upon us, and let’s be honest, what’s the point of being nominated if you can’t make small talk with a global megastar in the bathroom?

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

Appetite  For  Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Have you seen my best friend Saoirse’s new movie Lady Bird? Yes, of course she’s my best friend: we both have hybrid accents and we both have a mum and, yes, I’m obsessed with her

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Daniel and Majella might be TV’s most charming couple, but how will they cope under the pressure of a Dermot Bannon onslaught?

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Following . . . Plastic Free Kinsale If you were struck by David Att...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Listening to . . . West Cork The 1996 killing in Cork of Frenchwoman...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

From an unlikely source - a character in Parks and Recreation - comes a modest proposal for a feminist answer to Valentine’s Day

Emer’s week

Emer’s week

This week, I will mostly be: Excited for . . . Young Offenders The TV show spin-off from the huge...