Sometimes, to make things happen, we need to go out on our own, to fly solo, and realise our inner vision.

On this week's episode of Pantisocracy on RTÉ Radio 1, host Panti Bliss is with three people who did just that; musician and singer David Geraghty, theatre director and founder of Anu Productions, Louise Lowe, and queer, autistic novelist Naoise Dolan, who is creating quite a stir with her debut work Exciting Times.

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Coming from North Inner City Dublin, Louise Lowe explains that wanting to work in the arts or be on stage seemed like wanting to go to the moon when she was a little girl. She also describes how there were 18 students in her Leaving Cert class but only six, including herself, are alive today.

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Founding member of Juniper and Bell X1, David Geraghty, created his solo identity, Join Me in the Pines, six years ago. As part of this week's episode he performs two very apt songs for Panti Bliss: Two to Fall in Love, inspired by the 2015 marriage equality vote, and She Steps Into The Light starring, in the video he made, a drag queen!

Also chatting to Panti is Naoise Dolan who talks about why it was important to her to get her diagnosis as autistic a year ago and she shares a reading from her debut work Exciting Times.

Pantisocracy, RTÉ Radio 1, Thursday, 10pm - click here for more from Pantisocracy