Back To Yours

Back To Yours

Journalist Róisín Ingle talks to well-known people about their homes, in their homes. Expect surprising anecdotes and illuminating conversation as she snoops around in their drawers. A new podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

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Businessman, drag queen, broadcaster and campaigner Rory O'Neill, aka Panti Bliss, lives together with his husband and dog in a unique apartment in Dublin city centre with rubber floors, a walk-in wardrobe and high-maintenance windows. Roísín visits for a chat about his various homes - in Ballinrobe, Dublin, Japan and Dublin again - and the interesting life he has lived in them. But first, a very quick tour of the the apartment.

Dec 2019

51 min 19 sec

North Strand gets some negative coverage but Sonya Lennon loves living here. And so does her neighbour Roisin Ingle, who pops around the corner to Sonya's family home for a chat about the neighbourhood, the homes of her past and her life working in fashion.

Dec 2019

44 min 9 sec

Guest: Oliver Callan, satirist and impressionist. Back at Halloween he welcomed Roisin to his apartment in Blackrock, where they talked about relationships, secrets and holding a mirror up to people. Featuring a number of special guests... Back to Yours is supported by Green & Blacks. Subscribe: Apple: iti.ms/2Iq4YEg Spotify iti.ms/2GdxNlR Stitcher: iti.ms/2IrN83x

Nov 2019

40 min 16 sec

This week Roísín is the guest of Tara Flynn, the comedian, actor and activist. Roísín visited her in her flat in Dublin 8 where they chatted about growing up in Kinsale, culchiedom, and the political changes that made Ireland feel more like home.

Nov 2019

39 min 11 sec

Guest: Michael Harding, an Irish Times columnist and weaver of words. His latest book Chest Pains tells the story of a pivotal year for Micheal as he suffered from a heart attack. On a rainy afternoon in September, Roisin visited Michael in his beloved camper van. Back to Yours is supported by Green & Blacks. Subscribe: Apple: iti.ms/2Iq4YEg Spotify iti.ms/2GdxNlR Stitcher: iti.ms/2IrN83x

Nov 2019

43 min 48 sec

Roísín Ingle goes back to Caitlin Moran's London home where she lives with husband Peter and two daughters. Caitlin, the journalist and bestselling author of How to Be a Woman, talks to Roísín about home life, her many moves, the chores that, infuriatingly, only she can see need doing, fame, finding new ways to get high - and much much more. It's hard to do Caitlin justice in a short blurb. We hope you enjoy the podcast. Back to Yours is supported by Green & Blacks. Subscribe: Apple: https://iti.ms/2Iq4YEg Spotify https://iti.ms/2GdxNlR Stitcher: https://iti.ms/2IrN83x

Nov 2019

47 min 27 sec

Back to Yours is the podcast where Roisin Ingle talks to people on their home turf. Join Roisin as she visits guests like Tara Flynn, Michael Harding and Oliver Callan to talk about life, to laugh and to find out what home means to them. Episode one of season two with Caitlin Moran drops on Tuesday, November 5th. Subscribe: Apple: https://iti.ms/2Iq4YEg Spotify https://iti.ms/2GdxNlR Stitcher: https://iti.ms/2IrN83x

Nov 2019

1 min 21 sec

On the final episode of season one of Back to Yours, Róisín Ingle talks to the writer and actor Amy Huberman. Amy talks about the late-Victorian era house that she and her husband Brian O'Driscoll are currently renovating, the eccentric housemates she has had in the past and why she is sure that her enthusiasm for her new kitchen knobs will unlock some previously well-hidden culinary talents. On the next season of Back to Yours: Author and journalist, Caitlin Moran Back to Yours, a podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

May 2019

40 min 34 sec

Hothouse Flowers front man Liam Ó Maonlaí shows Róisín around his Dublin home where he keeps his 19th century Bechstein piano, once played by James Joyce during a visit to his grandfather’s house in Galway. They talk about life on the road with the Hothouse Flowers, walking the Camino de Santiago, singing at Eunice Kennedy Shriver's wake and lots more. Next time: Actor, Amy Huberman Back to Yours, a podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

May 2019

40 min 56 sec

'Starchitect' Dermot Bannon shows Róisín around the building site that is soon to become his family home, he explains why he is always banging on about light on Room to Improve and why having a ‘good room’ should be banned. Next time: Hothouse Flower, Liam O'Maonlaí Back to Yours, a podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

May 2019

43 min 40 sec

Actor and activist Rose McGowan talks to Róisín about growing up in a cult, running away as a teenager and becoming an actress as a way to get out of homelessness. They also talk about her role in the Me Too movement and why she won’t speak about Harvey Weinstein anymore. Next time: Architect and national treasure, Dermot Bannon Back to Yours, a podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

Apr 2019

38 min 15 sec

From the craic of his childhood Ballybrack, to a serially burgled house in Blackrock in his 20s, to making his home wherever Mary and Humphrey are, Ross O'Carroll-Kelly creator Paul Howard talks to Róisín Ingle about the homes he has lived in. They talk about his early years in England and the shock of moving to Ireland with his Irish parents in the 1970s at the height of the Troubles. The also talk about his Star Wars room and growing up in house full of laughter. Next time: Activist and actor, Rose McGowan Back to Yours, a podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

Apr 2019

47 min 9 sec

From a "beige" childhood in the suburbs, to mouldy flat-shares with her mates, to the bliss of living on her own, Dolly Alderton talks to Róisín about the homes she's lived in. The journalist, author and podcaster opens the door of her Camden Town flat, pops a bottle of crémant and shares stories about her domestic life. Next week: Ross O'Carroll-Kelly creator, Paul Howard Back to Yours, a podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

Apr 2019

46 min 30 sec

This week John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, invites Róisín inside his Celebrity Home of the Year. He talks about renovating the house after the breakup of his marriage, shows Róisín his 'ego room' and shares some awkward dating stories. Next week: Author, journalist & podcaster, Dolly Alderton Back to Yours, a podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

Apr 2019

39 min 22 sec

From a peripatetic childhood, to a London squat in her 20s, to her forever home in Dun Laogahire, Marian Keyes talks to Róisín Ingle about the houses she has lived in. Next week: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas author, John Boyne Back to Yours, a podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

Mar 2019

39 min 28 sec

Journalist Róisín Ingle talks to well-known people about the homes they’ve lived in. Expect surprising anecdotes and illuminating conversation as she snoops around in their drawers. A new podcast from The Irish Times, sponsored by Green & Blacks.

Mar 2019

1 min 30 sec