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Episode 58 - Brian Pennie
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt spoke with Brian Pennie. Brian is a writer, speaker and lecturer at UCD and Trinity College. On the show Brian talks about his upcoming book, what his PHD is looking at, his struggles with addiction, at what point he decided to go to college, the impact of meditation, the boat metaphor, anti fragility, favorite books and so much more! Huge thank you to Brian for coming onto the show and sharing his story with us. Special thanks to our:  Sponsors:   Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com  Supports: Shannon's Hopeline -  www.shannonshopeline.ie Mental Health Warriors -  https://www.facebook.com/Mental-Health-Warriors-373240606467593/  Magic Minds Podcast Team   Matt Burke- Host  Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend  Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:27:09
August 12, 2019
Episode 57 - Dr Treasa Kenny
 On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Dr Treasa Kenny. Treasa is a Lecturer and Academic Programme Coordinator at Maynooth University. On the show Treasa talks about her backround, conflict resolution, mediation, the type of people Treasa deals with when it comes to conflict and mediation, traveller mediation service, thoughts on equality and inclusion in Ireland and so much more!  Huge thank you to Dr Treasa Kenny for coming on the show.   Special thanks to our:  Sponsors:   Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com  Supports: Shannon's Hopeline -  www.shannonshopeline.ie Mental Health Warriors -  https://www.facebook.com/Mental-Health-Warriors-373240606467593/  Magic Minds Podcast Team   Matt Burke- Host  Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend  Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:13:48
August 3, 2019
Episode 56 - Not All Superheroes Wear Capes - Fran Dempsey
On this weeks episode of the podcast, Matt sat down and spoke with Fran Dempsey. Fran came on the show to talk about the loss of his son Ryan to suicide and how much of a superhero Ryan was.  On the show Fran talks about the increasing rates of suicide , representing the Mental Health Warrior at Gay Pride, the stigma around mental health , at what point himself and his family seen a change in Ryan , the poor care that the family and Ryan received from the Healthcare services , the positive impact that Ryan has had on other people's life's , the importance of communication ,  how amazing the community is within the Liberties , the work that the Mental Health Warriors do and loads more!    Special thanks to our:  Sponsors:   Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com  Supports: Shannon's Hopeline -  www.shannonshopeline.ie Mental Health Warriors -  https://www.facebook.com/Mental-Health-Warriors-373240606467593/  Magic Minds Podcast Team   Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend  Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:17:37
July 15, 2019
Episode 55 - Psychotherapist - Jason Brennan
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Jason Brennan. Jason is a Psychotherapist and co-author of the book 'Win: Proven Strategies for Success in Sport, Life and Mental Health' . On the show Jason talks about his book, his mission in life, anxiety and depression, the three different types of stress, mental skills, working with sports people such as Ronan O'gara and Dan Carter for the book and so much more! Huge thank you to Jason for giving us his time and coming on the show. It was a pleasure. If you would like to know more about the work Jason does you can visit his website  http://thinkwell-ireland.com/ or contact him at Jason@thinkwell-ireland.com    Special thanks to our:  Sponsors:   Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com  Supports: Shannon's Hopeline -  www.shannonshopeline.ie Magic Minds Podcast Team   Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend  Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:16:12
July 3, 2019
Episode 54 - Dr Karl Neff
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Dr Karl Neff. Karl is a Consultant Endocrinologist. On the show Karl talks about how he got started in Endocrinology, How psychical health issues affect mental health, his work with the National Gender Service, suicide rates among the transgender community, how judgemental society can be, what supports people can access and much more! Huge thank you to Karl for coming on the show. It was a pleasure!   Special thanks to our: Sponsors:   Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com  Magic Minds Podcast Team   Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend  Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:12:16
June 25, 2019
Episode 53 - Richard Kelly
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Richard Kelly. Richard is a lecturer at Tallaght IT and is also an Academy Performance Nutritionist at Munster Rugby. On the show Richard talks about his backround, how he got started in Sports Science, his lectures on Metabolic Health and Biochemistry, strength training, his work with Munster Rugby, the barriers to change, the mental side of changing your nutrition and much more! Huge thank you to Richard for coming on the show! Special thanks to our: Sponsors:   Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com  Magic Minds Podcast Team   Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend  Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:34:28
June 12, 2019
Episode 52 - My Story - Matt Burke
 On this weeks episode of the podcast. Matt sat down with two former guests of the show Maeve Nolan and Rose Curtis. With a special twist to this weeks episode, Matt was the one being interviewed by Maeve and Rose. On the show Matt talks about his work in the NRH, his life before the NRH, over coming self doubt and fear, childhood trauma, yoga and meditation, what he has learned working with people with disabilities, his own diet, how the gyms can be intimidating and so much more!  Huge thank you to both Maeve Nolan and Rose Curtis for coming onto the show to interview Matt.     Special thanks to our: Sponsors:   Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com  Magic Minds Podcast Team   Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend  Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:03:48
June 2, 2019
Episode 51 - Michael Collins
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Michael Collins.  On the show Matt and Michael talk about how they met, what it was like growing up, not focusing on sports like his brothers, experiencing his brother Steve's career, where his spiritual journey started, importance of forgiving yourself, his thoughts and experience on awakening, meditation and much more! Thanks to Michael for coming on the show! It was a pleasure speaking to him. Special thanks to our: Sponsors:   Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com  Magic Minds Podcast Team   Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:27:43
May 20, 2019
Episode 50 - Optimized Under 35 - Daniel Kelly
On this weeks episode of the podcast, Matt sat down and spoke with Daniel Kelly. Daniel is the author of the book “Optimized Under 35”. On the show Daniel talks about why he started going on TRT, where his education began with optimization, Estrogen, myths on testosterone, the causes of low testosterone, his book and so much more! Huge thank you to Daniel for coming on the show. It was a pleasure. If you would like to know more about Daniel and his work visit optimizedarmy.com.    Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:11:27
May 6, 2019
Episode 49 - Patrick Monahan - Paralympic Athlete
On this weeks episode of the podcast, Matt sat down and spoke with Patrick Monahan. Patrick is a Paralympic Wheelchair Racer from county Kildare. On the show Patrick talks about the different races he competes in, his life before the injury, his accident and the aftermath, how he got into racing, competing in marathons, breaking Irish records, his preparation for Tokyo and loads more! Thank you to Patrick for taking the time to come on the show, it was a pleasure.   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:09:41
April 29, 2019
Episode 48- Will St Leger
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Will St Leger. Will is an artist, radio DJ and gay rights activist. On the show Will talks about his life growing up, street art within Dublin, the power of art, his work with ‘Act Up’, the drug PREP, the stigma of being gay and so much more!! Huge thank you to Will for taking the time to come on the show, it was a pleasure.     Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:10:43
April 19, 2019
Episode 47- Boxer- Craig O'Brien
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Craig O’Brien. Craig is a professional boxer from Inner City Dublin and is also the Irish light middleweight champion. On the show Craig talks about sparring with guys like Spike O’Sullivan, what it was like growing up in the Inner City, how he got into boxing, overcoming difficult periods in life, his successes in boxing and more!  Thanks to Craig for coming on the show, it was a pleasure!   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:09:18
April 11, 2019
Episode 46 - Martial Arts Expert - Liam Dale
On this weeks episode of the podcast, Matt sat down and spoke with Liam Dale. Liam is a National, European and World Kickboxing champion with over 30 years experience in Martial Arts. On the show Liam talks about his background, the success he’s had over the years, how he won the worlds,  Internal and External Martial Arts and much more!! Huge thank you to Liam for coming on the show and sharing his wealth of knowledge with us. Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:04:29
March 31, 2019
Episode 45 - The Light Doctor - Dr Susan Jamieson
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Doctor Susan Jamieson. On the show Susan spoke about her back round, her thoughts on meditation, what is energy healing, what is light therapy and how can we use it, what challenges she has faced trying to get people to buy into what she does and plenty more! Have a listen to the show and let us know what you think. Big thank you to Susan for coming onto the show. If you would like to know more about Susan and her work please visit https://www.youtube.com/user/HolisticHongKong/videos or visit her Twitter @LightDoctorSue.   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
55:23
March 21, 2019
Episode 44- Boxing Legend - Packie Collins
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Packie Collins. Packie is a former boxer and now trainer. On the show Packie talks about how he became a trainer, working with Freddie Roach and Goody Petronelli, being in Kevin McBride's corner against Mike Tyson, what's next for Niall Kennedy, Spike O'Sullivan and Craig O'Brien, his happiest moment in boxing, mental health and much more! Thank you to Packie for coming on the show, It was a pleasure. Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
50:27
March 11, 2019
Episode 43- Love Your Brain - Professor Tim Lynch
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Professor Tim Lynch. Tim is the director of The Dublin Neurological Institute at the Mater Hospital as well as being a Consultant Neurologist. On the show Tim speaks about Alzheimer's, Dementia, Tau Protein, The Brain, How to look after your brain and so much more! Huge thank you to Tim for coming onto to the show  it was really insightful and educational talk for us all. If you would like to know more about Tim’s work and would like to donate please visit - https://www.neurologicalinstitute.ie Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:02:21
March 5, 2019
Episode 42 - No More Gender Wars Please - Luka Keating.
On this weeks episode of the show Matt sat down and spoke with Luka Keating. Luka is the creator and producer of a documentary called 'The Gender Code'. On the show Luka talks about what its like being transgender, the difficulties in society that she faces, what it was like growing up, her documentary and much more!  Huge thank you to Luka for coming onto the show, it was a pleasure!   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
59:26
February 25, 2019
Episode 41- Rehabilitation by Beats-Rebecca O'Connor
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Rebecca O'Connor. Rebecca is a music therapist in the National Rehabilitation Hospital. On the show Rebecca talks about her work as a music therapist, the physiological effects of music, the struggles she has gone through to get music therapy accepted and loads more! Thanks to Rebecca for coming on the show, It was a very educational talk! Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
53:52
February 19, 2019
Episode 40-Minding Mum- Dr Sinead Lynch
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Dr Sinead Lynch. Sinead is a Counselling Psychologist. On the show Sinead talks about post natal depression, post natal depletion, her work with the mental health support service Jigsaw,how life has changed since becoming a parent and more!  Thank you to Sinead for coming on, It was a really insightful and educational talk.   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:06:41
February 12, 2019
Episode 39- Born survivor-Jenna Fitzgerald
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Jenna Fitzgerald. Jenna is a spinal patient at the National Rehabilitation Hospital. On the show Jenna talks about her life before her accident, how she suffered the injury, her rehabilitation, her battles with her own mental health including a suicide attempt and how that impacted her family. Have a listen and let us know what you think. Thanks to Jenna for coming on and sharing such a powerful story.   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
57:59
February 6, 2019
Episode 38- She is no Mary Harney- Occupational Health Nurse- Rose Curtis
On this weeks episode of the show Matt sat down and spoke with Rose Curtis. Rose is an Occupational Health Nurse at the National Rehabilitation Hospital. On the show Rose gives an insight on what she does, how to mind your own mental health, her her attitude on being in Occupational Health and plenty more! Thanks to Rose for coming on the show, It was a pleasure.   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
56:33
February 1, 2019
Episode 37- weight Cutting & Sports Performance Nutrition- Mark Germaine
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Mark Germaine. Mark is a Sports Science lecturer at IT Tallaght. On the show Mark tells Matt about his back round in performance nutrition, his work with boxers such as Tyrone McCullagh, Jazza Dickens and Ben Sheedy, weight cutting versus weight loss, the impact of dehydration and hydration on the brain. Matt and Mark also discuss the weight cutting practices of George Lockhart. Thanks to Mark Germaine for coming on the show. It was a pleasure speaking to him.   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:33:05
January 21, 2019
Episode 36- Fear is My Friend - Frank Ward
On this weeks episode of the show Matt sat down and spoke with bodybuilder Frank Ward. On the show Frank spoke about alcoholism, being in rehab at 17, his struggles with anxiety and being bullied. Frank also talks about how he started training, how he met his wife through bodybuilding and his current battle with Cancer. Please have a listen to the show and let us know what you think. Frank is an inspiration. Thank you to Frank Ward for sharing his story with us. It was a pleasure having him on the show.  Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:26:31
January 14, 2019
Episode 35 - Complexity of Obesity - Dr Tatianna Brennan
On this weeks episode of the show Matt sat down and spoke with Dr Tatianna Brennan. On the show Tatianna and Matt discuss the complexity of obesity, reducing public stigma regarding obesity, unearthing the cause of obesity and more. Tatianna also talks about the impact of trauma's such as sexual abuse. Have a listen to the show and let us know what you think.  If you would like to know more about Tatianna and what she does please visit - https://www.drtatianabrennan.com/   Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion 
1:13:53
December 31, 2018
Episode 34- 83 year old bodybuilder- Eric Dowey
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Eric Dowey. Eric is an 83 year old bodybuilder from the north of Ireland. On the show Eric talks about his life in bodybuilding, being a drug free athlete, nutrition, his inspirations such as Charles Atlas and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Eric also speaks about his upcoming show in October, his love for sport and more!  Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion 
1:11:05
December 24, 2018
Episode 33 - Emotional Intelligence - Dr Eva Doherty
On today's episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Dr Eva Doherty. Eva is a clinical psychologist and lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons. Eva is also the Director of the Human Factors and Patient Safety (HFPS). On the show Matt and Eva talk about the implications of emotional intelligence, it's benefits and how it causes a breakdown in relationships. They also talk about communication and how it benefits each person and what you should do to improve your communication skills plus more! If you would like to know more about Eva and what she does please visit www.evadoherty.com. Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:14:24
December 10, 2018
Episode 32 - Muay Thai Fighter- Craig Coakley
On this weeks episode of the podcast Matt sat down and spoke with Craig Coakley. Craig is a professional Muay Thai fighter from Dublin who is ranked 9th in the world at 61.5 kg. On the show Craig spoke about how it all started, weight cutting, potentially competing in MMA, Sponsorship opportunities, importance of mental health, his plans for 2019 and more! Have a listen to the show and let us know what you think. Don't forget to leave a review. If you would like to get in contact with Craig he can be found on Instagram @Coco_Craig. You can also get in contact with Dublin Combat Academy if you have any interest in taking a Muay Thai class @DublinCombatAcademy on Instagram. Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
49:02
December 3, 2018
Episode 31- Paralympian Peter Ryan
On today’s show Matt sat down and spoke with Paralympian Peter Ryan. In 2010 Peter was diagnosed with Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), a rare genetic disorder that left him with ten percent vision. During the show Peter spoke about how he first learned there was something wrong, his previous problems with alcohol, acceptance with becoming blind and how important his family was during this difficult period in his life.  Peter also talks about how he started cycling, competing in the Paralympics in Rio in 2016 with Sean Hahessy, racing around Ireland for charity, their hopes for Tokyo 2020 and more! Thank you to Peter for sharing his story with us. It was a pleasure to have him on.  If you would like to know more about Peter and would like to follow his journey please visit PeterRyan.ie  Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:10:24
November 26, 2018
Episode 30- Reflections of a Wandering Soul
On today's show Matt Shared with us his experience of traveling solo around Thailand for nearly three weeks. Matt talks tells us what it was like to spend three weeks alone on a holiday for his first time traveling. Matt spent much of his time on his holiday trying to learn and understand the culture in Thailand so in this show Matt was able to give us a great insight to his experiences, friends he met and the beautiful placed he went too. This holiday appears to have been a roller coaster of emotion for Matt but he successfully navigated his way through this to which he attributes this to the work he has done on his own personal development and passion for mental health and well being training on the last few years. Places you must Visit in Thailand; 1-Chiang mai 2- Ao nang Beach in Krabi 3- Railay Beach 4- Phi Phi island Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to; https://www.facebook.com/KhunSuekMuayThaiKrabi/ https://www.facebook.com/crazygringosrestaurant/ Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
45:31
November 19, 2018
Episode 29- Buddhist Monk - Rom
On the show today Matt got to chat with Buddhist Monk Rom who is from the suan dok temple chiang mai Thailand. Matt and Rom spoke about the benefits meditation, calming the monkey mind and the philosophy of Buddhism. While touring Matt got to visit 3 temples, suan dok temple, Palad Temple and doi suthep temple and spend the day with Hom who spent ten years as a monk. So Matt was able to share with us his fun filled adventures while currently traveling around Thailand. It was an honor to have Rom on the show to share with us the life of a Buddhist Monk. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
50:39
November 5, 2018
Episode 28- Speech & Language Therapist / Triathlete - Becky Woods
On today's show Matt sat down and chatted with Becky Woods. Becky is a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) from the National Rehabilitation Hospital. Becky is also a successful triathlete. Matt and Becky spoke in-depth about her work as an SLT, her enormous passion for running, triathlons and all things exercise related. It was an honor to have Becky on the show to share with us her passion and enthusiasm for life. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
1:13:24
October 31, 2018
Episode 27- Social Care Leader - Jim Gilsenan
On today's show Matt sat down and chatted with social care leader Jim Gilsenan. Jim shared some of his life story that included traveling around the world and working on some amazing projects in Africa. Also discussed on the show was Jim's first hand experience of the homeless and drug issues in Ireland today and much more. It was an honor to have Jim on the show to share his life story with us. Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
1:01:21
October 22, 2018
Episode 26- Fat Loss Review- Matt & Carolyn - ISA Nutrition
On today's show Matt sat down and chatted with Carolyn Harvey from ISA Nutrition to review the Fat loss and training program he has been following the last 16 weeks which Carolyn designed. Also discussed was the challenges and success that Matt faced while on the program, weight cutting for boxing and much more. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
1:13:06
October 15, 2018
Episode 25- Meeting a Black Angel- Charles J Jackson
On today's show Matt chatted to Charles J Jackson who was spinal patient at the National Rehabilitation Hospital. Charles shares his like story with us. Charles has experienced difficult times in his life such as, becoming paralyzed, on deaths door as he calls it and having a black angel. Through all those difficult times Charles never lost his gratuity for life and he attributes this to his mother who was a huge influence in his life. No story is complete without a love story romance in it and this is no different. Charles shared with us his beautiful romance with his girlfriend Marian that would melt your heart. Charles is one amazing and inspirational man that we could all learn a lot from. It was an honor to have Charles on the show to share his life story with us. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
32:19
October 8, 2018
Episode 24- Tonie Walsh- Irish Queer Archive
on today's show Matt chatted with Tonie Walsh also know as the Godfather of Gay. Tonie is the founder of the Irish Queer Archives and an LGBTQ activist. Tonie and Matt chatted about the decriminalization of homosexuality in Ireland, the current HIV crisis and the AID's memorial that Tonie is heavily involved with and so much more. Tonie is staring in a one man show called I Am Tonie Walsh. I Am Tonie Walsh is our powerful new show about active citizenship, creativity over consumption, and community. It’s a call to action about standing up for what is right – and being fabulous while doing so. please check it out and go see it- www.thisispopbaby.com It was an honor to have Tonie on the show to share his life story with us. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
1:39:07
October 1, 2018
Episode 23- Graham Merrigan- Whats The Story Podcast
On today's show Matt got to chat to Graham Merrigan who is Co-host of the Fantastic Whats The Story Podcast. Graham and Matt chatted about some current hot topics such as Roy Keane's latest whatsapp message, the Irish housing crisis and of course the Mark Pollock Ted Talk. Graham as a wheel chair user was not to happy with Marks Ted Talk to say the least. so himself and Matt chatted about this in great detail and the potential effects that the talk could have on other wheel chair users. It was an honor to have Graham Merrigan on the show to share his story with us. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
1:33:44
September 24, 2018
Episode 22- Microbiologist- Dr Gerard Colleran
On today's show Matt got to chat to his former lecturer Dr Gerard Colleran who is a microbiologist and lecturer at the institute of Technology Tallaght. Matt and Gerard discussed how Gerard had such a huge impact and influence of Matt's educational journey as a mature student and now as a professional. also discussed on the show was HPV vaccination, cervical cancer, Antibiotic resistance bacteria (superbugs) and much more. It was an honor to have Dr Gerard Colleran on the show to share his story with us. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
1:18:08
September 17, 2018
Episode 21- Suicide Talk Time
In aid of World suicide prevention day 2018. The aim of the show is to raise awareness for suicide and give you the listener some education that maybe beneficial to you or a family member. In this episode we have collaborated parts of other interviews from professionals such as Maeve Nolan, Clinical psychologist and Maria Frampton, Consultant psychiatrist. we also have guests Shane Kirkwood and Alison MacCarvil both will share their experience of attempting to take their own life by suicide. If anything in this show affects you and you need support please get in touch and we will point you in the right direction so you can receive the appropriate supports. Support; Matt@magicminds.ie, shannonshopeline@gmail.com Samaritans: Freecall 116123, Text: Hello to 0872609090, jo@samaritans.org AWARE: Freecall 1800 804848, online support supportmail@aware.ie Pieta House: Freecall 1800247247, Text: Help to 51444, Mary@pieta.ie. www.jigsaw.ie NO.6583070, www.spunout.ie (16-25yrs)
35:39
September 10, 2018
Episode 20- Fair City Actor & Musician - Steve Gunn
On today's show Matt got to chat to a very talented actor by the name of Steve Gunn. Steve who played Dan in fair city. Steve and Matt spoke about his time fair city and how that led him to the National Rehabilitation Hospital then on to playing wheel chair basket ball with the Ballybrack Bulls. Steve is also a very talented musician and yoga teacher. Steve has many strings to his bow, excuse the pun. This interview will give you a great insight to the life of an Irish actor and the lengths they have to go to make a few quid while still pursuing their dream. It was an honor to have Steve on the show to share his story with us. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
58:57
September 3, 2018
Episode 19 - Alison Mac Carvil - Living With an Acquired Brain Injury
On today's show Matt got to chat to a very special guest by the name of Alison Mac Carvil. To date Alison has suffered several brain injuries since the age of five years old. Alison shared her story of living with an acquired brain injury and the impact it had on her life and all the obstacles she has overcame. Alison hosts her own radio show on Near FM. Alison is an incredibly brave and inspirational young lady with buckets of enthusiasm. It was an honor to have her on the show to share her story with us. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISANutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
59:05
August 27, 2018
Episode 18- Liberties Historian & Author - Liz Gillis
Today's show Matt got to chat to a local liberties treasure Liz Gillis. Liz is an author and local historian. Liz is the author of seven books covering the Irish Revolutionary period 1916-23 including 'Ireland Over All', 'The Fall of Dublin', 'Revolution in Dublin', 'Women of the Irish Revolution', 'The Hales Brothers and the Irish Revolution', 'May 25: The Burning of the Custom House 1921' and co-author of 'Richmond Barracks We Were There: 77 Women of the Easter Rising'. Liz and Matt discuss what makes the liberties such a wonderful and magical place to live, Kilmainham gaol, Irish history and much more. Liz brings a very unique style of story telling that paints a beautiful picture of the events of the Irish Revolution. Her enthusiasm and passion for her craft is very infectious. Special thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISANutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
1:24:49
August 20, 2018
Episode 17- Dr Maria Frampton- Consultant Psychiatrist
In today's show Matt got to chat to Dr Maria Frampton. Maria is a consultant Psychiatrist at the National Rehabilitation Hospital. Maria and Matt discussed a broad range of mental health issues which included, Ireland's attitude to mental health, suicide and depression and much more. when it comes to all things mental health Maria has the ability to deliver her message in a very simplistic and effective way. This interview will hopefully give you the listeners a great insight into Mental Health and may also provide you with some helpful tools you maybe able to your own life or to support a family member/friend that is experiences mental health difficulties. Special thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISANutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion Kevin Doyle- Sound editing & Production
1:03:58
August 13, 2018
Episode 16- Sir Stevo Timothy & Lady Sinéad Nora
In today's show Matt got to chat to Sir Stevo Timothy and Lady Sinéad Nora AKA Farmer Michael and Kathleen. Sir Stevo was involved in a road traffic accident that has left him with a severe disability and a daily struggle with pain management. Sir Stevo looks back on this period in his life as a turning point and since then has gone on to achieve great success with the help and support of his partner in crime Lady Sinead Nora. This interview will hopefully give you the listeners a great insight into the life on these two extremely talented comedy act. Special thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISANutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Creator/Host Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion
43:44
August 6, 2018
Episode 15- Liz & Claudia Scanlon- EB/Butterfly Skin Syndrome
Today's show Matt sat down with two amazing lady’s, Liz Collins and her superstar of a daughter Claudia Scanlon. Claudia was born with Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) also known as butterfly syndrome. EB is a distressing and painful genetic skin condition that causes the skin layers and internal body linings to separate. Claudia talks about living with EB, Her great friends and nurses, her attitude to life and the amazing bond she has with her mam Liz. Liz is the Family Patient Ambassador for Debra Ireland. Please give your support to this amazing charity. www.debraireland.org Special thanks to; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISANutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Creator/Host Derek Mc Donnell - Sound & Audio Production Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion
57:26
July 29, 2018
Episode 14- Writer/Actor- Stephen Jones
In today's show Matt got to sit down and chat with an extremely talented young Dublin actor by the name of Stephen Jones. Stephen gave a great insight to his career as a writer/actor and how growing up in Tallaght helped shape his career and success . Stephen and Matt shared their views about mental health, suicide and the topic of class divide in society. Stephen is currently starring in a film called Dublin Old School with Emmet Kirwin so he gave us the low down on that and many more of the exciting projects and adventures he is involved in. for more information on Stephen please check out his website; www.stephenjonesactor.com also checkout his latest show; https://www.giaf.ie/events/class Thank you to our supports; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISANutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Creator/Host Derek Mc Donnell - Sound & Audio Production Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotion
1:07:00
July 22, 2018
Episode 13- Eileen Flynn- Irish Traveler woman & Rights Activist
On today's show Matt got to sit down and chat with an extraordinary young traveler woman Eileen Flynn. Eileen shared her life story with us which at times was very sad, funny and extremely inspirational. Eileen gives a very honest account of life as a traveler woman and the impact that had on her from a young age and how she has over came that to now becoming a powerful voice is society. what makes Eileen's story so endearing is the fact although she has had to overcome so many difficulties in her life she still has love and empathy in her heart which comes across in this interview. Hope you enjoy the show. Don't forget to share with family and friends and please leave a delicious review on Itunes. Thank you to our supports; Niall Reilly - www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISANutrition Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Creator/Broadcaster Derek Mc Donnell - Sound & Audio Production Aaron Keogh - Social Media & Promotions
1:27:26
July 15, 2018
Episode 12- Dr Jules Dalby - Conor Mc Gregors Doctor & Sports Physiologist
In today's show i had the absolute pleasure to interview Dr Jules Dalby. Jules is Conor Mr Gregors doctor and Sports Physiologist. Jules himself is an accomplished cyclist and Guinness book of record holder. Jules generously shared his vast knowledge and years experience of the health and fitness industry, combat sport and the F.A.S.T program which was famously used my the Notorious Conor Mc Gregor for his rematch with Nat Diaz. Hope you enjoy the show. Don't forget to share with family and friends and please leave a delicious review on Itunes. check out the F.A.S.T Program, www.mcgregorfast.com Thank you to my supports; www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISANutrition Kevin Doyle
1:12:50
July 2, 2018
Episode 11- Karen Mc Gettigan - Living With a Traumatic Brain Injury
My very special guest today was a young lady by the name of Karen Mc Gettigan. Karen was involved in a serious car accident which left her with a significant traumatic brain injury. Karen shared her story of living with a brain injury and the impact it had not only on her but also her young family. This is a powerful, beautiful and funny story about living with a traumatic brain injury delivered in an honest and open way because that is just the way Karen is. she is an amazing lady and it was an honor to have her on the show to share her story with us. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. Special Thanks to my supports; Niall Reilly - www.Rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition Kevin Doyle
47:45
June 17, 2018
Episode 10- Shannons Hope line - Sandra & Lisa
Today i got to interview two extremely brave and incredible women. The two girls are the founders of the charity, Shannon's Hopeline. This charity provides support to people and families in the Dublin 8 area who are experiencing difficulties with mental health, suicide, bullying or self esteem issues. This was a powerful interview because the girls shared with me their personal experience of losing a family member to suicide. Sandra is Shannon's Mam and Lisa is her aunt. Sandra and Lisa shared how that life experience was for them and their family and how they went from such a dark place to now were they have created such a beautiful protect which is the Shannon's Hopeline. you can find the girls on Facebook Page- Shannons Hopeline also their contact details; Sandra- 0861218708 Lisa- 0857270048 shannonshopeline@gmail.com Thanks to Mosaic Counselling & Psychotherapy Niall Reilly - Rooney Media http://rooneymedia.com/
48:31
June 4, 2018
Episode 9- Carolyn Harvey - ISA Nutrition
Today's show i got the opportunity to interview Carolyn Harvey from ISA Nutrition. Carolyn is the founder of ISA Nutrition and she is also a very successful Masters Physique Competitor. This interview was fantastic because the knowledge she shared with me and Carolyn's honesty. Carolyn has experienced difficult periods in her life around eating disorders but still gone on to achieve great success in her personal life, her competitions and now her successful nutrition company. Thank you for listening, hope you enjoy the show. please check out; ISA Nutrition on facebook for all your Nutritional support and advice Niall Reilly - http://rooneymedia.com/
1:01:40
May 28, 2018
Episode 8- What's Your Excuse Fitness- Robert O Byrne
Today's show i sat down with a really remarkable young man by the name of Robert O Byrne. Robert at the age of 17 years old sustained a C5 Spinal injury in 2005 that left him paralyzed. Since then Robert has completed a degree in business and qualified as a personal. if this is no amazing enough Robert was diagnosed dyslexic as a kid. This guy is a real life hero and inspiration to us all. Thank you for listening and i hope you enjoy the show. check out - Robert O Byrne & "what's your Excuse Fitness" on Facebook Thanks to - Niall Reilly, http://rooneymedia.com/
49:38
May 20, 2018
Episode 7- You either get bitter or you get better- Sacha Dekker
My very special guest today was the amazing Sacha Dekker. Sacha has experienced so many life changing events but she still continues to achieve above and beyond her life ambitions. Sacha was an extremely successful young woman till life threw her an other curl ball. In 2015 Sacha experienced an Acquired Brain Injury but like everything else in her life Sacha continued to overcome adversity and continue to achieve amazing things. Sacha is a shinning light to us all in life. Thank you for listening and please enjoy the show. Thanks to - Niall Reilly - http://rooneymedia.com/
1:02:26
May 13, 2018
Episode 6- Clinical Psychologist- Maeve Nolan
Today's show i got to interview the amazing Clinical Psychologist Maeve Nolan from the National Rehabilitation Hospital. This certainly was a hugely educational interview for me. Thank you and i hope you enjoy the show #RooneyMedia
1:02:13
May 6, 2018
Episode 5- A short term fix is not a long term solution- Shane Kirkwood
Today's show i had the absolute pleasure to share a very powerful and personal story with a brave young man by the name of Shane Kirkwood. Shane talks honestly and openly about his life experiences with Mental Health, Suicide, MMA and so much more. His outlook on life now is remarkable and refreshing. Thank you for listening and i hope you enjoy the show. Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:20:56
April 28, 2018
Episode 4- Dr Esosa- Living with an acquired brain injury
on today's show i got to sit down with an amazing man who suffered an acquired brain injury in 2013 but he does not let it define him or slow him down in life. Thank you Dr Esosa Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
25:22
April 24, 2018
Magic Minds Podcast Description
The very first episode of Magic Minds!
02:25
April 19, 2018
Episode 2- The Miserable Poets - Derek Cummins
on today's show Matt sat down with Derek Cummins. Derick suffered a Brain Injury in 2013 but has still gone on to achieve amazing things and also writes beautiful poetry. Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
1:01:34
April 19, 2018
Episode 3- Author & Linguistic Guru - Frankie Gaffney
On today's show Matt sat down and spoke with Frankie Gaffney who is the author of the book Dublin seven. It is an amazing book and a must read. This lad is extremely talented and just a genuine sound lad. Enjoy the show. Special thanks to our: Sponsors: Niall Reilly- www.rooneymedia.com Carolyn Harvey- ISA Nutrition. Magic Minds Podcast Team Matt Burke- Host Kevin Doyle- The Technical Legend Aaron Keogh- Social Media & Promotion
47:17
April 16, 2018
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