Lockdown Lowdown

Hello. I hope you’re staying well and safe. I hope things where you are are starting to ease, and that when they do, people don’t go mad licking other people and touching their own eyeballs and getting us all kicked back inside again. I want to get out soon, so I’m not licking anything for … Continued

A chat and a cuppa with St. Patrick

For audio version, please click here. Faith. You “gotta have” it, as George Michael says, and for centuries, what Ireland had was the Catholic religion – and not just when it came to church. Our hospitals, education, even our laws are intertwined with it. But the country has gradually become more and more secular in … Continued


This is about something that happened to me. But it’s not about me. It’s about a system. Years ago, I sat in a London café with a pal who is much better known than me – a man – and told him not to worry about trolls. I feel so sorry now. If you’re reading … Continued

Spring 2020

Hello! Lots going on behind the scenes in 2020, which I hope to be able to share soon. Some of it, I have to write first, but I’ll do it as fast as I can. Some dates for your diary: Sunday January 5th: Recording of Nollaig na mBan readings at the Abbey Theatre. I’ll be … Continued

Social media: Instagram Only

Hi everyone! Thanks for visiting my page. A reminder – you won’t find me on Twitter or FB. But I’d love to see you on Instagram, where I’m @taraflynnirl Thank you. T

Autumn 2019

September 1 ELECTRIC PICNIC – Mindfield – Interviewing Sinead Gleeson and Emilie Pine September 11 BETWEEN OURSELVES WITH Marian Keyes – BBC Radio 4 Episode 1 broadcast September 18 BETWEEN OURSELVES WITH Marian Keyes – BBC Radio 4 Episode 2 broadcast September 21 DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL – Dreamgun Film Reads Lord of the Rings, guest … Continued

Summer 2019 dates & news

Hi everyone Here are some dates for the next few months. More to be added when confirmed. Thursday May 9 New York Reproductive Rights Conference. Open to all. Tickets: email reprorightsmay9@gmail.com Friday May 24 London Between Ourselves with Marian Keyes recording for BBC R4. Audience tickets here. FREE

Taranoia: the Tara Flynn podcast

Taranoia – my podcast about battling my own special brand of fears and insecurities to get shit done – is NOW FINISHED. There won’t be any new episodes. But you can still listen back here, or wherever you prefer to get your podcasts: Spotify, Apple Podcasts etc. I had some fantastic chats and interviews, usually not … Continued

Autumn dates

Hello, fellow eejits! I’m excited and mad nervous to tell you that Taranoia: the Tara Flynn Podcast launches on Monday September 10th. It’ll be a half-hour long, so we’re releasing two a week to start. After that, it’ll probably be once a week or so. I hope you enjoy the chats and craic as I battle … Continued

Not A Funny Word for Electric Picnic 2018

I am thrilled – THRILLED, I tell ya – that we’ve been invited to do Not A Funny Word at Electric Picnic this year. We will be at the Dublin Theatre Festival Stage at 2pm on Saturday September 1st. It’s over in Mindfield. “Essential viewing…a joy to watch.” IRISH TIMES With massive thanks to This … Continued