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The Care Experience Podcast

Aug 31, 2020

This episode finds Thomas interviewing Alan Fay about his life, his interests and the work he does with the EPIC Council and The Wheelchair Association. Peter is interviewing Tea Živković about the care system in Croatia. Thomas and Peter also discuss Removed,  a hard-hitting  play from our friends in Voypic, Northern...


Aug 13, 2020

This Podcast sees Thomas and Peter interview Tupua Urlich about the care system in New Zealand. Tupua is a care-leaver who works for VOYCE Whakarongo Mai, a sister organisation of EPIC empowering people in care. The topics included are Maori culture, Traveller culture, colonisation, spirituality and why having...


Jul 23, 2020

This podcast features Thomas Mongan interviewing recent care-leaver Lauren O' Toole. They discuss many things that are important to children who are in care but may not be deemed as important to the professionals  who are working with them.

It is a funny, poignant and very important interview that should be listened to...


Jul 7, 2020

This Podcast deals with Child in Care Reviews in Ireland. These meetings happen every six to twelve months during the time a child is in care.  The stake-holders in the child's life review the child's development and plan what needs to happen for the child to experience the best outcomes. Peter and Thomas talk to...


Jun 18, 2020

In this Podcast, Thomas and Peter talk to CEO of EPIC, Terry Dignan about the rumours surrounding the Department of Children and Youth Affairs in the negotiations about the programme for government.

They also talk to singer, artist and addiction support worker Andrea Martin about special care, addiction services....