RSVP Magazine

In The Name Of Our Fathers with Caroline Grace-Cassidy and Robert Grace

Caroline Grace-Cassidy and Robert Grace Actress and Author An original member of Skid Row with Brush Shiels, Caroline’s father Robert was the ultimate cool dad growing up, and she credits him with putting her on the path to success as a writer. Here, he chats about his memories growing up. How would you describe your […]

VOX POP: In The Name Of Our Fathers with Eileen and Mick Dunne

Eileen and Mick Dunne RTÉ Newsreader Mick Dunne pioneered the television coverage of GAA in Ireland. Fifteen years after his sad passing, Eileen explains how she started out her career in RTÉ as Mick Dunne’s daughter, but he ended up as Eileen Dunne’s father! What is your stand-out memory of your dad growing up? When […]

In The Name Of Our Fathers with Glenda and Noel Gilson

Glenda and Noel Gilson XPOSÉ Presenter She may be all grown up but Glenda is still a daddy’s girl, and her father Noel can stop her in her tracks with just one look. Here, she chats about her memories growing up. How would you describe your dad? I have the best dad in the world, […]

In The Name Of Our Fathers with Nathan and Ian Carter

Nathan and Ian Carter Country Music Star They are both impatient and have a shared interest in property but if it wasn’t for the support of his dad Ian, Nathan’s career might not have taken off. Here, he chats about his memories growing up. What is your stand-out memory of your father growing up? Dad […]

In The Name Of Our Fathers with Brendan and Frank Courtney

Brendan and Frank Courtney Fashion designer and TV personality When his father Frank was paralysed on the left side of his body following a stroke 18 months ago, Fashion designer and TV personality Brendan Courtney spoke openly on his RTÉ documentary We Need To Talk About Dad. Here, he chats about his memories growing up. […]

PAWS FOR THOUGHT-Mairéad Ronan introduces us to Murphy

A family pet can really make a house a home and nobody knows this better than Irish broadcaster turned entrepreneur, Mairéad Ronan, whose fluffy pooch has transformed her household. She chats to RSVP’s Mikie O’Loughlin about her Lhasa Apso pup, Murphy, who thinks he is a brother to her seven-month-old daughter, Eliza – and why […]


As Ireland’s best-known architect and presenter of RTÉ’s Room to Improve, DERMOT BANNON is a self-confessed perfectionist, helping people all over the country create their dream homes. Away from the cameras though, the devoted father of three is a plane fanatic who dreams of some day splashing out on a hot tub and a sauna […]

PAWS FOR THOUGHT: with Aoibhín Garrihy

This month former Fair City star and Dancing with the Stars contestant Aoibhín Garrihy chats to RSVP’s Susan Knox about her two cheeky French Mastiff dogs, Rubie and Reggie, and their weird habit of licking the couch! First of all, where did the two gorgeous names come from? Well, Rubie came first and that was […]

MOTHERS DAY SPECIAL: Lisa and Sally McHugh

  Sally on Lisa When Lisa was about three, she picked up an illness from one of the farm animals and nearly died. We didn’t realise what was going on when she was sick and the doctors were constantly on call. The calves on the farm had a lethal germ and Lisa contracted it, all […]

MOTHERS DAY SPECIAL: Nuala Carey and Ann Carey

  Nuala on Ann We are more like sisters now, rather than mother and daughter, because our relationship has really progressed as I have got older. We have a very easygoing and warm connection, similar to what I have with good friends. Mum and I are really comfortable in each other’s company and we are […]

BEST FOOT FORWARD: Strictly Come Dancing Stars

They are the spray-tanned sequin-clad celebrities who waltzed their way onto our TV screens last month when Dancing with the Stars made its Sunday night debut on RTÉ. Since then, the glitzy Irish show has sashayed forward to huge applause with excited viewers comparing it to the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing. Not one to miss […]

PAWS FOR THOUGHT with Laura Woods

It’s said that dogs are man’s best friends and there’s no doubt that Irish people adore their canine companies. This month TV3 presenter and avid dog lover Laura Woods chats to RSVP’s Susan Knox about her little lady Minnie who is older than the hills, but still acts like a lively little puppy. Hi Laura, […]

MY STYLE with Irene O’Brien

Her love for all things vintage began at an early age when she raided her mother’s wardrobe and “obsessed” over her parent’s photos from the Sixties. These days, Irene O’Brien’s passion for bygone eras is just as animated, and when she’s not organising vintage theme events around the country, the red-haired stylist can be found […]

MOST INSPIRING WOMAN: Bessie Nolan Tells us Her Secret To Keeping Young At Heart

Whether it’s trailblazers on TV or aspirational entrepeneurs, Irish women continuously work hard and dream big, proving that neither motherhood, age or gender inequality need to be barriers in life. RSVP  has honoured some of the most influential women that have inspired us over the past 12 months. And when it comes to women who […]

Alan Quinlan And Son AJ Tell Us About Their Favourite Travel Experiences

Let’s be honest, the closest thing we’ll get to a trip abroad right now is a virtual holiday. As celebs around the world  have kicked off their new year with envy-inducing snaps of their antics away from home, we are dreaming of getting some sun, sea and adventure of our own. Whether it is travelling […]

Exclusive: Nathan Carter opens up about finding love

At 26, Nathan Carter is already planning for the future. But the Country star has no plans to settle down anytime soon. Aside from the fact that he’s yet to meet “the one”, he is having too much of a good time working and playing hard. The last 12 months have been his most successful […]

‘What’s Another Year? with Philly McMahon

For many, 2016 is the year they’d rather forget, while for others the last 12 months have exceeded their expectations. As a nation we’ve been busy: we commemorated the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising; seen sporting success at the Euros and the Olympic Games; mourned the passing of some famous icons, and devoured the […]