Niall Breslin (returns): Episode 233

2Mar

This week, Bressie makes his hat-trick appearance on Irishman Abroad and it’s truly amazing how much has changed for Niall since then. In this incredibly honest conversation, Niall opens up about how he sometimes feels that he cannot offer people enough (14:00) and how the Irish government is only ‘box-ticking’ at the moment with services aimed at improving the emotional well-being of young people (16:00).


From revealing why The Blizzards took a break (46:00) to his views on how the support system was not in place for the winners of The Voice (54:00) and how he was thrown out of a death metal band for being “absolutely shit at shredding” (44:00), this is a fantastic conversation with one of Ireland’s most outspoken and honest mental health activists.

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