7 episodes

The Shona Project is a multi-award winning social enterprise, which aims to educate, empower and inspire young Irish women.

Our first series focuses on women that have inspired the Shona community
and many young women in Ireland.

Tune in to listen to their stories.

If you have a story to share, email info@shona.ie

Tell Me About It - A Shona Project Podcast The Shona Project

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The Shona Project is a multi-award winning social enterprise, which aims to educate, empower and inspire young Irish women.

Our first series focuses on women that have inspired the Shona community
and many young women in Ireland.

Tune in to listen to their stories.

If you have a story to share, email info@shona.ie

    Holly Shortall | Creating Your Own Path, Activism and Using Your Platform

    Holly Shortall | Creating Your Own Path, Activism and Using Your Platform

    In the last episode of Series 1 of Tell Me About It - Samantha is joined by Twitter Queen and Proud Activist, Holly Shortall. Holly talks about her career journey and how it may not be a traditional one, how she got into activism and the importance of using her platform. Holly discusses how she still feels young at heart and how moving from Dublin has gave her many new and different opportunities. 



    If you have a story to share and want to be part of future episodes, please email info@shona.ie



    Music by: www.bensounds.com

    • 32 min
    Megan Roantree | The Aran Islands, Grief and KISS.ie

    Megan Roantree | The Aran Islands, Grief and KISS.ie

    Editor of KISS.ie, Megan Roantree talks to Samantha about life on the Aran Islands, dealing with grief throughout her teenage years and how she worked hard and manifested her dream job as editor of KISS.ie. 

    Megan shares advice to budding journalists and those looking to break into the world of media. 



    If you have a story to share and want to be part of future episodes, please email info@shona.ie



    Music by: www.bensounds.com

    • 26 min
    Greta Streimikyte | Running, Motivation and Lessons Learned

    Greta Streimikyte | Running, Motivation and Lessons Learned

    Greta Streimikyte , an Irish Paralympic athlete who competes in the 1500m in track and field, and who has won gold in the European Championships, and competed at the Rio Olympics talks to Samantha about her life as an athlete. Greta discusses how running became part of her life, motivation and the biggest lessons she's learned. 



    If you have a story to share and want to be part of future episodes, please email info@shona.ie



    Music by: www.bensounds.com

    • 26 min
    Michelle Heffernan | Striving for Perfection and Battling Eating Disorders

    Michelle Heffernan | Striving for Perfection and Battling Eating Disorders

    TW: Eating Disorders

    Journalist and Beat 102103's Michelle Heffernan discusses how she battled an eating disorder in her late teens. Michelle talks about getting the perfect grades, having a modelling contract and getting a place in Trinity all to be overshadowed by living and dealing with anorexia nervosa. 

    Michelle shares her personal truth and the biggest lessons she's learned during her battle with the eating disorder. 

    If you have been affected by the topics discussed, please visit www.bodywhys.ie for help and support.



    If you have a story to share and want to be part of future episodes, please email info@shona.ie



    Music by: www.bensounds.com

    • 33 min
    Tara Stewart | Sustainable Fashion, Confidence and Hustling for your Dream

    Tara Stewart | Sustainable Fashion, Confidence and Hustling for your Dream

    RTE 2fm DJ, sustainable queen and vibey gal, Tara Stewart joins Samantha and shares her story. From growing up in Alice Springs, moving to Dublin and hustling for gigs, she talks about how she's gotten to where she is today. Tara also shares her journey to being a confident fashion gal and gives tips on how to shop more sustainably and shopping slow fashion. 



    If you have a story to share and want to be part of future episodes, please email info@shona.ie





    Music: www.bensounds.com

    • 30 min
    Keelin Moncrieff | Social Media, Break Ups and Cancel Culture

    Keelin Moncrieff | Social Media, Break Ups and Cancel Culture

    Youtuber and online personality, Keelin Moncrieff chats to Samantha about her life online. From her rise to online fame, the word "influencer", break ups and cancel culture, she shares her thoughts on today's trending topics. 



    If you have a story to share and want to be part of future episodes, please email info@shona.ie







    Music: www.bensounds.com

    • 26 min

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