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Best Of Belfast: Northern Ireland's #1 Interview Podcast

Sep 7, 2020

David O’Reilly (Rigsy) is is a broadcaster, DJ and author from Belfast, Northern Ireland.  
As an independent producer, he hosts two radio programmes for the BBC and has made a number of incredibly popular shows for the likes of Gary Lightbody and Hannah Peel. 
David has also been writing all his adult life and has contributed to everyone from the NME to The Times
His debut novel 'Lottie the Raven' launching in October is inspired by his own incident-packed teenage years and the woman's football team he formed in 2017.
In today's episode we talk about:
  • Balancing multiple passions and pursuits in life
  • Why Rigsy started The Belfast Ravens
  • How he finds the time and drive to write
  • And the greatest challenges/successes he’s experienced along the way

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