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‘Inspirational conversations on everyday life through discussions with extraordinary people’. The Life Hustle is presented by Cork business women Emer O’Mahony and Vivienne Kelly, with the purpose of using social media for social good, to uplift and inspire and to present a more authentic viewpoint of everyday life through conversations with their special guests in association with Cork's RedFM
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The Life Hustle - Episode 20 - The Voice of Cork Youth Ep.1: Holly Davis
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
We are starting off 2020 celebrating the voice of youth in our city. Our first young guest is Holly Davis, the 15 year old rising star in the world of Irish rowing.
The Life Hustle - Episode 19 - Club Ceoil
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Emer sits down with Maurice Dineen who started Club Ceoil in Ballyphehane to find out about what it has been like to set up a school for all ages and watch it grow from only a handful of students 11 years ago to over 450 people now of all ages.
The Life Hustle - Episode 18 - Out In The Sticks With Six
Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Emer & Viv sit down with Lenore Good, Mom of 6, aging from 17 down to 15 months, four of whom are on the autistic spectrum. Lenore set up her blog - Out in the sticks with six - after her son Bodhi was diagnosed with autism.
The Life Hustle - Episode 17 - Mum on the Run with Lorraine Spillane
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
Emer interviews Cork mother of three, Lorraine Spillane whose youngest son Harry has a rare metabolic condition called Tyrosinemia Type 1 where he is missing an enzyme to break down protein in his body
The Life Hustle - Episode 16 - Sustainability Made Simple
Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
Emer & Viv chat to dynamic duo Madeleine Murray & Dr. Tara Shine,the founders of Plastic Free Kinsale, a community initiative helping reduce plastic & recycle more.
The Life Hustle - Episode 15 - Breaking Mental Health Stigma
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Emer sits down with Daniel O'Mahony from 'Da Silly Heads' in a very open and honest podcast about mental health, breaking stigmas & his journey of self discovery building an arsenal to cope with his own mental health challenges
The Life Hustle - Episode 14 - Hazel Buckley
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Fresh after a Summer of family time and rest, Emer and Viv are back with Hazel Buckley who switched off her social media and went backpacking across Portugal, the Thai Islands and West Cork with her husband and three young children the past three months.
The Life Hustle - Episode 13 - Marian Heffernan
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
Emer & Viv are in conversation with one of their ultimate girl crushes, Irish athlete Marian Heffernan who is fifth in the the all-time Irish record books for the women's 400 metres.
The Life Hustle - Episode 12 - Embracing Change
Thursday, June 13th, 2019
We recorded this episode as we have been going through some big changes personally and in business. We talk frankly about the Irish fashion industry, how we have had to adapt our business to change with the times, prioritise what serves us & brings us joy
The Life Hustle - Episode 11 - Achondroplasia
Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Emer and Viv talk with Lisa Walsh, Mom to Keeva who was born with Achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism. Lisa set up 'My Small Wonder' online to share their daily battles and triumphs.
The Life Hustle - Episode 10 - Direct Provision
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
After working closely for the past few months with teenagers living in Direct Provision at the Cork Migrant Centre, Emer and Viv recorded this special episode to create awareness about some of the inspiring stories from people living in Direct Provision.
The Life Hustle - Episode 9 - Be In Theatre
Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
Emer and Viv are in conversation with actor, director and producer Julie Kelleher. From drama and dance classes as a child right through to one of the most respected jobs in Irish theatre, she is into her 5th year as Artistic Director of Cork's Everyman
The Life Hustle - Episode 8 - Be In Food
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Emer and Viv sit down with Jack Crotty of The Rocketman about his new food and community website www.neighbourfood.ie. We hear about Jack's path into food from a young age and his training at Ballymaloe after com
The Life Hustle - Episode 7 - Be You
Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
Emer is in conversation with Jean Noonan who, having worked in the corporate world of pharmaceuticals for seven years after completing a BSc Hons in Chemistry from UCC, changed paths to teach yoga full-time.
The Life Hustle - Episode 6 - Be A Wanderer
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Emer & Viv speak with Cork born Stephanie Barry who, after leaving her career in London, began travelling with her husband Tim. Since their leap of faith, they have visited 16 countries and currently live and work remotely from Bali.
Life Hustle - Episode 5 - Be In Fashion
Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
In episode five - Be In Fashion - Emer sits down with Cork based TV fashion stylist Natasha Crowley and RTE hair stylist Pamela Morrissey, owner of Sobe Brown Hairstyling in Cork
The Life Hustle - Episode 4 - Be Funny
Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
In episode four - Be Funny - Emer chats to Laura O'Mahony, TadhgHickey and Dominic MacHale of Cork comedy trio CCCahoots
The Life Hustle - Episode 3 - Be Musical
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Emer is in conversation with Irish singer Gemma Sugrue. From her school days in Dingle, to travelling Australia, The Caribbean and Europe singing after school, to studying a music degree in Cork and opening a vocal training school in Munster
The Life Hustle - Episode 2 - Be Sporty
Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Emer is in conversation with Rena Buckley and Stephen McDonnell. Both guests discuss how sports has played a hugely beneficial role in their lives from a young age.
The Life Hustle - Episode 1 - Be Yourself
Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
A conversation with Jamie & Chloe O’Herlihy about their journey to transition as transgender sisters in Cork and finding happiness in being their true selves.