38 episodes

When Liadan Hynes’ marriage fell apart someone told her that things might never be ok again, this is a podcast that sets out to disprove that. A podcast about picking up pieces, where she talks to people about how they coped or didn’t cope when life went off the rails. About the things that helped them put it all back together. And about the fact that we are all dealing with the same things, so sharing is caring, as her four year old daughter tells her.

How To Fall Apart Lia Hynes x Tall Tales

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 90 Ratings

When Liadan Hynes’ marriage fell apart someone told her that things might never be ok again, this is a podcast that sets out to disprove that. A podcast about picking up pieces, where she talks to people about how they coped or didn’t cope when life went off the rails. About the things that helped them put it all back together. And about the fact that we are all dealing with the same things, so sharing is caring, as her four year old daughter tells her.

    Holly Carpenter on depression

    Holly Carpenter on depression

    Liadan talks to Holly Carpenter about her depression, about retreating from life when you’re struggling, how friends can help in those moments, toxic positivity on social media, the effect of modelling on her body image, and finding it hard to reach out when you’re struggling.

    Tw- this conversation covers eating disorders

    • 42 min
    Living with loss | HTFA with The Irish Cancer Society

    Living with loss | HTFA with The Irish Cancer Society

    This episode of How To Fall Apart with the Irish Cancer Society aims to be a support for all those who are living with loss. I speak to Irish Cancer Society night nurse who talks about the support she offers families in those final hours. Orla Judge talks about how the pain of losing her mum is easing over time and Tríona McCarthy opens up about the loss of her sister ten years ago and finding the things that helped her cope. 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Coping with grief and living with loss | HTFA with The Irish Cancer Society

    Coping with grief and living with loss | HTFA with The Irish Cancer Society

    Conor Ferguson talks about his wife Keelin Shanley; meeting as teenagers, their life together, her memoir A Light That Never Goes Out, how they coped with her breast cancer diagnosis, and managing grief. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Living with and beyond breast cancer | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    Living with and beyond breast cancer | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    This series of How to Fall Apart with the Irish Cancer Society aims to be a virtual support group for this currently affected by breast cancer.

    We will talk to women who have themselves received a cancer diagnosis on coping with treatment, living with cancer and what happens in the aftermath. We will also speak to a number of health professionals – GPs, consultants and nurses, for advice on different stages of the process.

    • 59 min
    Living with cancer with Trina Cleary | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    Living with cancer with Trina Cleary | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    This series of How to Fall Apart with the Irish Cancer Society aims to be a virtual support group for this currently affected by breast cancer.

    We will talk to women who have themselves received a cancer diagnosis on coping with treatment, living with cancer and what happens in the aftermath. We will also speak to a number of health professionals – GPs, consultants and nurses, for advice on different stages of the process.

    • 37 min
    The treatment episode | HTFA with The Irish Cancer Society

    The treatment episode | HTFA with The Irish Cancer Society

    This episode looks at the impact of breast cancer treatment, and the ways in which women learn to cope. Aisling Reilly, Aileen Murphy talk about their experiences, and consultant oncologist Dr Cathy Kelly explains what to expect.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

SPKTH ,

The Support Series is excellent

This show can be very moving, but also funny and Lia is a wonderful host who never shies away from difficult topics.

LaurywauryG ,

Just beautiful

I adore this podcast. Liadán has the most soothing voice and such a gentle interviewing style. It touches on some really difficult life issues in such a gentle and compassionate way. Just amazing. Well done ❤️❤️❤️

RosieGlanmire ,

So powerful

Just listen the the grief episode. It really touched me . I feel so deeply for the three ladies that spoke . They were amazing . It’s difficult to comprehend the long term effects of this lockdown .

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