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The Care Experience Podcast

Jul 3, 2021

This episode explores LGBTQI+ identity and where it fits with the care system. There is advice for workers and foster-carers from people with experience on how to work with young people in their care who are LGBTQI+. More resources are available here: https://www.epiconline.ie/lgbti-resources/

There is also an interview...


Jun 1, 2021

Welcome back to The Care Experience Podcast after our short break. This episode deals with the Justice System and where it intersects with the Care System. Thomas and Peter talk to Professor of Criminology Dr Nicola Carr about her research. They also talk to EPIC Advocates, Fiona Murray and John Murphy, about their...


Feb 10, 2021

Hear all the news about the the upcoming #CareDay21 events in the latest episode of The Care Experience Podcast. As well as this, Thomas and Peter interview Sean Downey who tells them about the TV show with which he is currently involved.

Find about how about how Sean gets on with famous hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald...


Nov 29, 2020

This is part two of a two part podcast featuring an extended interview with Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, Dr Conor O' Mahony from UCC.  Conor tells Peter and Thomas about the proposed reforms to the GAL service and how they may affect a child's journey through the Irish Care System.


Nov 24, 2020

This is part one of a two part podcast featuring an in depth interview with Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, Dr Conor O' Mahony from UCC.

Thomas and Peter have a wide ranging conversation with Conor covering his role as Rapporteur, Irish Child-care law and the extra  concerns facing young people during the covid...