The Two Norries Podcast

The Two Norries Podcast

The Two Norries Podcast is hosted by James Leonard & Timmy Long from north west Cork city and is themed around crime, mental health, addiction and social & health issues. Two Norries Podcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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January 27, 2024 57 mins

🙏 First and foremost, a massive THANK YOU to our amazing guests! 🌟 From thought-provoking conversations to heartwarming stories, you've brought your unique perspectives and experiences to our podcast, making it richer and more diverse with each episode. We're honored to have shared the mic with such inspiring individuals.



Craig O'Brien

Brian Lenihan

Patsy Freyne

Gearoid Morrissey

Spike O' Sullivan


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🎙️ The Two Norries Podcast - Best of Episode Part 2! 🎉


We can hardly believe it, but here we are, celebrating the best moments from our incredible journey so far. As we dive into this special episode, we can't help but feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude for each and every one of you who has joined us on this wild ride.


🙏 First and foremost, a massive THANK YOU to our amazing guests! 🌟 From thought-provoking conve...

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🎙️ The Two Norries Podcast - Best of Episode Part 1! 🎉


We can hardly believe it, but here we are, celebrating the best moments from our incredible journey so far. As we dive into this special episode, we can't help but feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude for each and every one of you who has joined us on this wild ride.


🙏 First and foremost, a massive THANK YOU to our amazing guests! 🌟 From thought-provoking conve...

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January 6, 2024 42 mins

It's with mixed emotions that we welcome you to our final episode. From the first chat to now our final podcast has been an incredible journey, and it wouldn't have been the same without your support.


In this farewell, we're diving into our favorite moments, Our reasons for finishing up, sharing behind-the-scenes stories, and reflecting on the journey.


A massive shoutout to our phenomenal guests – your stories added magic to...

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Ciarian de Buis is the Director of the Parole Board. Here we find out the function of the parole board, who makes it up and the process for release for life sentence prisoners.



#186 with Ciáirín de Buis, the CEO of The Parole Board. Join us on the Two Norries Podcast as we dive deep into the crucial role, dedicated individuals, and the intricate process behind parole decisions for life sentence prisoners. 🎙️⚖️ #2norriespodc...

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Exploring the unique world inside Loughan House Open Centre through interviews with three resilient inmates and dedicated staff to bring you an exclusive peek into the realities of this low-security, open detention center in Blacklion, County Cavan. #LoughanHouse #OpenPrison #2Norriespodcast



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Part 1 of Exploring the unique world inside Loughan House Open Centre through interviews with three resilient inmates and dedicated staff to bring you an exclusive peek into the realities of this low-security, open detention center in Blacklion, County Cavan. #LoughanHouse #OpenPrison #2Norriespodcast



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Navigating the complexities of youth detention at Oberstown Children Detention Campus, led by Director Damien Hernon.


Oberstown Children Detention Campus (Oberstown) is a national service that provides a safe and secure environment for young people remanded in custody or sentenced by the Courts for a period of detention



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Paula Kearney talks about women in prison, from her lived, academic and professional experience.


A big Thank you to Paula for joining us for this insightful Chat.




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In this powerful YouTube series, join Keith Kelly as he opens up about his harrowing experience as a victim of a violent crime and the enduring impact it has had on his life. Years after the event, Keith courageously shares his journey of healing, resilience, and self-discovery.


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Frank Buttimer is a high profile defence solicitor who speaks to us about some of his more higher profile cases including the Ian Bailey, Fred Flannery and Wayne O’Donoghue cases.


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Darren Wallace finished a life sentence, 20 years. He now lives and works back home in Limerick after educating himself. Interesting conversation on a tough topic, murder.


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November 10, 2023 65 mins


🔍 Helen McEntee, Minister for Justice joins us to discuss a diverse ranges of topics for the launch of our new crime and justice series.  🎙️✨ #CrimeAndJustice #HelenMcEntee #TwoNorries




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At just 15 years old, Aidan Burke professionally known as 'Burkie', hailing from Bandon, Ireland, is making waves as a hip-hop artist with a purpose.


Burkie's music is deeply rooted in his personal experiences. In 2022 while his mother was in the ICU in CUH, the loss of a close friend to suicide inspired him to write this track.


As a heartfelt tribute to the loss of his friend, Rían De Brún, "We Ain't Mad at Ya" was relea...

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Mary Beary shares her heartfelt story on the Two Norries podcast. She opens up about her painful journey of losing her son to addiction and how she coped with this devastating loss.


Mary talks about the challenges she faced and the emotional rollercoaster of watching her sons battle with addiction. She shares her experiences, the pain of seeing her son suffer, and the various attempts to help him overcome his addiction.

Despite h...

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A fellow Norrie, living in Knocknaheeny talks to James and Timmy on her experience of travelling to Istanbul In Turkey for cosmetic procedures.


Lisa tells us about her painful, horrifying experience of undergoing a Tummy Tuck, a Brazilian Butt Lift, 360 Liposuction and a Breast Lift.


After having emergency surgery due to complications, Lisa contracted Sepsis soon after she arrived home.


Lisa is here to tell her story, expe...

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On this week's podcast James and Timmy are joined by Needle exchange worker Frank Horgan.


Frank talks to us about growing up in the 70s getting involved in crime at a young age, with his first conviction at 9 years old. He discusses his history of substance misuse, prison sentence and his journey to recovery.


Frank is now on the front line, supporting people in the hidden areas of our City, gain access to services required.&n...

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Leah sits down and talks with Timmy and James and opened up about overcoming postnatal depression and her inspirational 11-stone weight loss journey with the hopes of helping women in similar situations.


At 22-years-old, Leah Punch found out she was 26 weeks pregnant. At 17 stone and suffering from diabetes Leah had serious complications during her boy Shaye's birth. After the birth Leah gained 6 stone and developed severe depre...

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September 22, 2023 51 mins

Mary Beth sits down and talks openly about literally going from Junkie to Judge.


Hear her story about childhood abuse and other traumas led to substance use disorder and addiction.


Beginning with alcohol at age 12, she spent several years abusing various drugs. She found methamphetamine at 16 and started shooting up at 17. Mary Beth struggled with meth until she was 32 years old.


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David, who is a native of Blackrock, Cork, comes to South Lee Educate Together National School from Sundays Well Boys National School, where he has been Principal since 2015. Previous to this David held the Deputy Principal position. 


Dave has developed The WellSchools Network as part of his PhD in UCC. The WellSchools Network is a national organization established as a spin out company of University College Cork School of ...

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