Finding Ireland Funny – Episode One.
Finding Ireland Funny: episode 3
From Mayo to Limerick to Cork to Galway, hovering around edges of Irish standup comedy.
Finding Ireland funny – Episode two
Sheila in the Holy Village
A short story written and narrated by Mama Duck of Mayo.
A fish out of water seeks divine guidance in a strange land with strange characters.
Mama Duck Chats About Lipoedema
My first solo podcast, intro to me, how liposuction means my life is no longer defined by lipoedema and lymphoedema.
A thought for my GT GT grandmother, who left Donegal in 1865 as 15yo immigrant to Western Australia.
Watch “Mama Duck and The Fenian, Star FM Tasmania, 2013. Presenting the Party Mix. Things get tense.” on YouTube
Midnight Oil, Dublin, June 2019.
I see you, “fat” girl. You weren’t fat. You weren’t ugly. Your life wasn’t over. It was just beginning. Here you are, dancing on your 21st birthday with your sister. Look at you, in your blue ballgown with your pretty feet and your happy smile. This photo embarrassed you because you thought your arms were “plump”. People were already telling you to lose weight. Why? Look at you. There was nothing wrong with you. You were gorgeous. And you’ll never be 21 again.