Enya Martin interview: ‘I have to be so careful what I say onstage . . . being taken out of context could end my career’

A rising star of Irish comedy with legions of fans online, Enya Martin is nonetheless hugely mindful of the perils of cancel culture

10th July, 2021
Enya Martin interview: ‘I have to be so careful what I say onstage . . . being taken out of context could end my career’
Enya Martin performs as part of Laughs At The Manor, a celebration of the return of music and culture to outdoor spaces in Ireland. Picture: Bryan Meade

If you don’t know Enya Martin – if you’re not one of her 352,000 Facebook followers, 85,000 Instagram followers, 38,000 YouTube subscribers, or 39,000 TikTok followers – you might nonetheless be acquainted with Chanto, her Dublin hun alter ego. Or maybe you’ve met Shardon, her dressing-gown-wearing, fag-toting, Candy-Crush-playing Irish mammy character. Or Dearbhla, her D4 blogger persona who wins awards for things like “best false advertiser” and can’t bear the thought of walking around during...

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