Blog of radio presenter, producer and writer Vanessa Monaghan AKA NESSY

Troll Hunter: Movie Review

Directed by André Øvredal, Troll Hunter is a Norwegian film telling the story of some film students who investigate bear killings for a college assignment. But it turns out to be a bit worse than bears.. yes, the guy they follow is a Troll Hunter and the...

Competition: Win Tickets to Annie in The Gaiety

The Gaiety Theatre have been so kind to us here at nessymon.com and have given me a pair of tickets to give to you to see the musical Annie on September 14th. Annie stars Su Pollard, David McAllister and Audrey LeBourne and tells the rags to riches...

Culture Cafe on RTE 2XM Show 7 Playlist and Podcast: 07/09/2011

This was an interesting show! Loved chatting to the bands about their changing sounds and finding out about Dublin Contemporary. It’s lovely to get to know the people who are working in the Arts Offices around the country, this week was Cavan. I really enjoyed the chat...

Culture Cafe Podcast: Toby Kaar Interview

As promised here is the full interview with electronic producer Toby Kaar as partially broadcast on August 31st on RTÉ 2XM. This is the full interview. Culture Cafe is broadcast on RTÉ 2XM on Wednesdays at 1000 and repeated on Sundays at 2100, online on digital and...