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#35 Brian Lenihan opens up about his mental health battle which ended his promising football career.

The Two Norries Podcast

It was an honour to talk to Brian. He is one of the nicest and most resilient men we've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Its great to see he has bounced back and we wish him the best with the rest of his recovery. Please show you love for Brian in the comments. Let him know Cork still has a huge amount of affection for him.If you like what we do and would like to contribute then please consider donating a few €'s here: https://www.patreon.com/thetwonorries​Follow us on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook too.And head over to Tortoise Shack for more podcasts like ours: https://tortoiseshack.ie/


9 Mar 2021

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35. Brian Lenihan

The Two Norries Podcast

Hi all, latest podcast is available here. We chat to Brian Lenihan, formerly of College Corinthians in Douglas, Cork City FC, Hull City FC and Rep. of Ireland. Brian had a very bright future ahead of him but had to retire at 23 because of a mental breakdown following a couple of serious injuries. We are grateful to him for sharing his story.Also available on YouTubeJoin us and get lots of additional content at patreon.com/tortoiseshack


6 Mar 2021

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BONUS EPISODE 1281: The Player’s Chair With Brian Lenihan

Second Captains

NOTE: This was initially a World Service members-only show broadcasted first on 2nd of October 2018. We have decided to re-publish the podcast today, the 4th of October, with the support of our members. For independent, member-led journalism like this in the future, please join the Second Captains World Service. Enjoy the show and thanks to all our members as always. On the World Service today we have one of the most impactful interviews we've ever done. It's the story of former professional footballer Brian Lenihan who played with Cork City before getting a move to Hull City and winning a call-up to the Republic of Ireland senior squad in 2014. In April of this year, aged just 23, Brian was forced to retire from football for his own wellbeing. And in the latest episode of The Player’s Chair, he opens up to Richie about the mental health issues that lay behind that decision to step away from the sport. Brian reveals the difficulties he had in coming to terms with his injury, the suicidal thoughts he experienced, and the multiple sessions of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) he received as part of his treatment. It’s a difficult, sometimes dark but compelling interview for The Player's Chair. Brian hopes his openness will help others who may be going through similar difficulties.


4 Oct 2018

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10 Jun 2011

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Bill Murphy Show

The guys from Above Ground Applications, the team behind the just-released iPhone app “NearBeer” come by the studio to discuss the details of their new project. NearBeer helps locate the nearest location and best deals for beer in your area. We discuss the value of social networking and touch on the complexities of app development. It’s a testament to the phrase “there’s an app for that!” While you listen, click to ‘like’ NearBeer on facebook, download the app and visit their website! The post BRIAN LENIHAN & BRIAN MACK – Beer Me appeared first on Bill Murphy Show.


26 May 2011