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Emma talks to Irish people discovering what makes them unique. Who are they outside their status and career? Emma hopes to 'unlock' their story and explore the passions and struggles of individuals who we look up to in society. Have a listen for some positivity, insight into human connection and purpose, and a little chuckle along the way

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Emma talks to Irish people discovering what makes them unique. Who are they outside their status and career? Emma hopes to 'unlock' their story and explore the passions and struggles of individuals who we look up to in society. Have a listen for some positivity, insight into human connection and purpose, and a little chuckle along the way

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Unlocked with Emma

Latest release on Nov 05, 2020

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Rank #1: Series 2 Ep. 3 Brid Stack

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Be brave enough to be poor at something new”, she says. This woman has talent coming out of her ears. But she validates that talent with sheer hard work and grit throughout her entire sporting career. 

Cork’s Brid Stack is venturing to Australia to join @gwsgiants for the next AFLW season. Having 11 all Ireland titles and 7 all stars, this bubbly lady is moving herself and her family to Oz to tackle a new sport, and she is taking it by the reigns. 

We all know her sporting career, but I got to know the lovely and hilarious personality that is Brid during this giggle-filled interview. She practises what she preaches.

We discuss teenage years, meeting her now husband in college, the importance of sport for socialising and life long friends, and ofcourse - becoming a mammy! 

Far more to this lassie than the jersey

Nov 05 2020

44mins

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Rank #2: Series 2 Ep. 2 Conor O'Keeffe

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External factors cannot bring you inner happiness, and Conor O’Keeffe has first hand experience with this.An uplifting story that should give our nation hope and excitement for the future, particularly those in their 20’s. Those tough on the outside males- have a good listen to this episode!From being a professional athlete to alcoholism and depression, Conor had to bust through many doors of life to learn the meaning and worth of his life. Nothing was ever good enough, but only for him alone and his inner torment.Now 29, the Cork man is an ultra marathon runner and adventurer sharing his life and connection with the natural world via social media, and takes full accountability for his actions. We discuss how important it is to be your own best friend, the beauty of music and the outdoors and most importantly- day to day mindset and how you can do absolutely anything you set your mind to. This interview will enlighten you today, and make you realise just how lucky you are to be here! If today is a bad day, remember it’s only 1 of 365. 

Oct 29 2020

56mins

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Rank #3: Series 2. Ep.1 Chris Rafferty

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Back at it with a positive story- one that was 64 years in the waiting.

I had the chats with Dungannon Clarke's manager Chris, where we talk about how much it means to the town to win the Tyrone Senior Championship after a long drought. We discuss the history of the club, Dungannon during the troubles, and how the club and community are thriving. But most importantly, it's about the unforgettable season of extra times and heart stopping moments that will never be forgotten.

Oct 18 2020

48mins

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Rank #4: Ep 9. Annette Kelly

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My final episode of this series is a chat with our local well-being advocate, who really is a beauty inside and out. This lovely lady discusses many enlightening and informative topics with me this week.

There are many important take home messages from this chat, but one that stood out for me is that you do not have it all figured out In your 20’s. Enjoy the journey and the destination will be a bonus. Focus on you and your own inner happiness, and the rest will follow!

Thank you for the laughs and chats Annette. Had to keep that intro in 😜 Lots of positive and exciting things to come from this lady!

Jul 13 2020

39mins

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Rank #5: Ep.8 Daniel Davey

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Ireland's favourite and very down to earth performance nutritionist chats with me this week.

Known for his work with Dublin Senior men & Leinster rugby, Daniel is a genius in his own field.

We cover important topics from nutrition being mandatory in schools, negative connotations with food, and the male/female perception of fuelling our bodies.

Jul 05 2020

52mins

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Rank #6: Trailer for Unlocked with Emma

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A short background about me, my interests and reason for starting this podcast.

Jun 29 2020

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Rank #7: Ep 7. Cora Staunton

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Ireland's greatest female Gaelic footballer ever- what a pleasure it was to talk to this incredible woman! Always destined for this path, Cora's character was created for sport. Resilient and driven, is it any wonder she has won 11 all-stars? We talk the importance of girls in sport, the effect of a good coach, & overcoming adversities such as injuries and the media.Her story is still not finished. Here's to strong women.

Jun 28 2020

47mins

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Rank #8: Ep 6. Conleth McGeary

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Who needs a laugh this fine Monday? This week I am joined by my good friend Conleth, a musician (and comedian) making his mark on the world. Based in Liverpool, Conleth's song-writing and vocal talent has gained huge following and the world-stage is soon to be his. We talk inspirations, how unreal Ireland is for music and that feeling of togetherness, and what his future plans are. Give this legend a listen!

Jun 21 2020

32mins

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Rank #9: Ep 5. Peter Canavan

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We all know the name. The first man to lift Sam Maguire for Tyrone in '03. But who is the mind behind the jersey? 

Peter’s success did not come easy.  An insight to who Peter is & what he stands for. We talk how it all began, his personal life, and what small/very steep steps he surpassed to get to the top. We dive into his passions, & nurturing the young minds of Tyrone and further afield. Arguably the best ever, he will surely inspire you this lovely Monday!

Jun 14 2020

45mins

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Rank #10: Ep 4. Meghann Scully

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A must-listen episode with the incredible Meghann Scully. This episode is dedicated to anyone who is suffering or has suffered with grief, loss, depression or hardship. We discuss dealing with loss at a young age, how as humans we can only mask grief for so long, and how to ask for/ utilise help. She hit rock bottom but is now very successful. There is always light at the end of the tunnel, and Meghann truly is a ray of sunshine. Enjoy. 

Jun 07 2020

58mins

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