The Tommy Tiernan Show hosts two well-known Cork faces

Singer John Spillane and UCC lecturer Amanullah DeSondy both took to the chair opposite a pensive Mr Tiernan.
The Tommy Tiernan Show hosts two well-known Cork faces

Posting on Twitter following his appearance on The Tommy Tiernan Show, Mr Spillane said it had been difficult keeping the broadcast a secret.

Two Cork men were among the three guests to join Tommy Tiernan on Monday night in a show special that took on some tough topics.

Singer John Spillane and well known UCC lecturer Amanullah DeSondy both took to the chair opposite a pensive Mr Tiernan. 

John Spillane described his childhood growing up in Cork with his mother and siblings, in a house of lodgers that his mother kept to keep money coming in.

Posting on Twitter following his appearance on The Tommy Tiernan Show, Mr Spillane said it had been difficult keeping the broadcast a secret.

UCC’s Head of Religion, Amanullah DeSondy, is a Glaswegian muslim who likes to challenge stale views of society with a fresh perspective, something he explained to Mr Tiernan on RTÉ One on Monday night.

Halfway through the interview, the comedian stopped Mr DeSondy mid-sentence to say he felt every question he asked was answered with the concept that there could be many answers. This prompted Mr DeSondy into a descriptive explanation about how the world is not how it was once seen and elaborately detailed how the individual is an independent emblem, representing the self, not the society it associates.

The show also had legendary civil rights leader Bernadette McAliskey from Tyrone on the show and a musical performance from Soulé.

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