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Sweet Velvet Life

Sweet Velvet Life

By Pearse McCarthy
It's sweet! It's velvet! And it's all about life!
Join us on Sweet Velvet Life as Pearse chats to interesting people with a Sweet Velvet Life story to tell.
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Sweet Velvet Life

Pearse meets Mark Graham
Mark Graham is frontman, trombone player and percussionist of Irish Electronica Band, King Kong Company, as well as being a lecturer in Music Technology at WIT. Pearse and Fiona chat to this sound legend about the Irish Music Industry, Festivals and his Sweet Velvet life as Irish Conker Champion. 
November 7, 2019
Sweet Velvet Halloween
Pearse and Fiona go in search of ghosts at Carriganass Castle in West Cork, with Ghost Eire, for this Halloween special. Let's just say, things definitely go bump in the night...
October 31, 2019
Episode 6: Pearse meets PJ Coogan
This week the interviewer becomes the interviewee... Pearse chats to Cork city's favourite chat show host, PJ Coogan about his love of radio, his family and his Sweet Velvet Life.
September 11, 2019
Pearse meets Hollywood Cinematographer, Nick McLean
Even if you never heard the name ‘Nick McLean’ before, you will have seen and enjoyed his work, in the blockbuster movies that he shot or TV shows like Friends.  Pearse caught up with Nick to talk about his career and journey behind the scenes of some of Hollywood’s greatest movies.
September 1, 2019
Pearse meets Dave O'Brien the Barefoot Runner
Dave O'Brien is an ultra marathon runner whose perspective on life is so ultra inspiring, he gives motivational and health talks all over the world. Pearse and Fiona chat to Dave about how he has achieved his sweet velvet life.
August 12, 2019
Sweet Velvet Life Episode 3: Pearse meets Nick Richards
Knock knock! Who's there? Nick Nick! Nick Richards, a radio legend, chats to Pearse and Fiona about his life on that famous boat that rocked; Radio Caroline!
July 29, 2019
Sweet Velvet Life episode 1: Pearse meets John Cryan
 Episode 1: Pearse chats to Dr John Cryan about the science behind the fact that you are what you eat. Prof. Cryan is a leading Neuroscientist based in University College Cork whose research is focused on understanding the interaction between brain, gut & microbiome and how it applies to stress, psychiatric and immune-related disorders at key time-windows across the lifespan. Don't know what a microbiome is? Well listen to this podcast to find out... 
July 20, 2019
Sweet Velvet Life episode 2: Pearse meets Jerome Rimson
 In episode 2 of the podcast SweetVelvet Life, Pearse McCarthy and Fiona McAuliffe chat to Jerome Rimson about his music career from playing with the Detroit Emeralds to Phil Lynott to name but a few and also producing some hit record for The Real Thing. Hope you enjoy 😊 
July 20, 2019