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Dec 17, 2023

Paul Niland an Irishman has been living in Kyiv for over 20 years - he is the founder and CEO of Lifeline Ukraine.

Daryna Hruzdieva was forced to leave her home in Kyiv with her family because of the war and she has been living and working in Ireland since March 2022.

I asked them both to chat about the challenges...

Feb 24, 2023

On today’s podcast I welcome back to the podcast, Paul Niland, CEO of Lifeline Ukraine, the suicide prevention helpline service in the country, to reflect on a year of this terrible war.

Paul chats about his experience of Ukraine in his 20 years of living there, the relationship with Russia, the political environment...

Jul 24, 2022

After 150 days of Putin's pointless, brutal war in Ukraine, Paul Niland, who has been living in Kyiv for nearly 20 years, gives us his perspectives of life in a war zone and his deep insights about what has happened and how it is likely to end. 

He met Taoiseach, Micheál Martin on his recent trip to Ukraine and...

Jun 13, 2022

On today's podcast I chat with a Pastor from Bayside Church in Sacramento, California, Kevin Thompson about the increasing role of politics from the pulpit in the United States.

I asked Kevin about changing voices in the community and the politically motivated pressure that may have influenced him to make a move away...

Mar 24, 2022

On today's podcast I had a really big conversation with my good friend, Maria Walsh, MEP and former Rose of Tralee.

She is very special, one of a kind and someone who loves breaking new ground and loves making a difference even more.

We had a huge chat about bias, carrying the "Rainbow" flag, Mayo football. the Defence...