The Echo Chamber Podcast: We Want to be in Government – Holly Cairns

Rejoining us just as the Dáil shuts down for it’s 18 month summer holiday and for the first time since she became her party’s leader, is Soc Dems, Holly Cairns. We had plenty to catch up about....

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Weekly Update – 16th July

16th July 2023 I am so happy to be back home in West Cork for summer recess. It’s been a whirlwind few months since becoming leader. I can’t wait to catch up with everyone and get out and about...

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Inside Politics: The Social Democrats are different, says Holly Cairns – but how?

Under the leadership of Holly Cairns, the Cork South-West TD who took over from Catherine Murphy and Roisin Shortall in March, the Social Democrats are riding high among the smaller political parties...

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Insights with Sean O’Rourke: Holly Cairns

Leader of the Social Democrats, Holly Cairns joins Sean to talk about the challenges of her new position, growing up on a small dairy farm in West Cork and if the Social Democrats were to become part...

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Catch Up with Louise McSharry: Holly Cairns at the Sugar Club

I’m taking a little breather this week so here’s my recent chat with Holly Cairns at my live show in the Sugar Club to keep you going until next week. Holly does a great job of...

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The Group Chat: “Something is changing in society” the abuse faced by women in politics and the rise of the far-right in Ireland

In the first Group Chat of Season 3, Zara, Richard & Gavan sit down with Aoife Gallagher to discuss Ireland’s far right rise and the effect that figures like Andrew Tate can have on Irish...

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Irish Farmers Journal: Farming News – TD Holly Cairns on farming and young farmer series looks at bank loans

This week we hear from TD Holly Cairns on her views on the future of agriculture in the context of climate change, Niall Hurson launches his young farmer series and Barry Cassidy does a deep dive on...

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Una and Andrea’s United Ireland: 32 Questions: Holly Cairns

We ask one politician 32 questions. This ep, we’re talking to Social Democrat TD Holly Cairns. We talk brown envelopes, Britney, and bosswomen. Listen now, wherever you get your podcasts....

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Basically…with Stefanie Preissner: What’s It Like To Get Elected, Holly?

On this week’s episode Stefanie talks to Social Democrat TD Holly Cairns. They talk about the unlikelihood of Holly winning her seat, the campaign, the count, and ultimately how she won the...

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Inside the Chamber with Holly Cairns

I started this podcast to share my experiences as new public representative and how local government in Ireland works. In each episode, I discussed what I had been doing, the progress made, and the...

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