Dave Thomas and Patrick Bracken wanted to start a family, but having their own child with a surrogate mother proved too expensive. And there were financial and legal issues with adopting.
They began an application to foster, and following a lengthy process they provided care for their first child in 2007.
Peter O'Brien runs happenings.ie - a company that runs live events in public spaces, mainly in Dublin and Limerick and uses so called Social Media to tell people about these "pop up events" - no ads, no newspaper articles or any of the "normal ways" of doing stuff.
For more see: happenings.ie
Pat Gallagher from the Irish Naturist Association chats to Kathryn about the upcoming international natursim congress to take place in Leitrim. They're joined on the phone by Brenda, a dedicated naturist.