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The Care Experience Podcast

Feb 20, 2020

In this episode of The Care Experience, Thomas and Peter visit the Headquarters of the Irish Child and Family Agency, TUSLA. They have a candid and frank discussion with TUSLA CEO, Bernard Gloster about what is going well in the Irish Care System and what is not going so well. They discuss the aftercare service,...

Feb 17, 2020

This Podcast is about the making of the two songs that EPIC released coming up to CareDay20. There are discussions with Conor Ryan, Jazzy J, Dillon Nolan and Luke Treacy. Andrea Martin from Rock/Blues band Mama Martin has some sound advice about keeping hold of your creativity when coming through the care system....

Feb 16, 2020

This podcast contains an interview with the Irish Times columnist Patrick Freyne about media bias and stereotyping. There is also an interview with Australian Activist and Care-Leaver, Leilani Houston about the Australian care system.


Feb 14, 2020

This episode explores what it is like to be a care-leaver around Christmas time. There is also an interview with Care-Leaver and Academic Roisin Farragher about her recent paper about the idea of "family" amongst care-leavers which she delivered in Israel.

Feb 13, 2020

In this episode, Thomas and Peter interview Suzanne O' Brien about the EPIC Youth Council and the work that they do. There is also an in depth discussion with Dutch Play-wright and Care-leaver about her work with young people understanding and getting through their trauma using the means of drama.