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I'm Grand Mam

100 EpisodesProduced by Kevin Twomey and PJ KirbyWebsite

Two lads, originally from Cork in Ireland and now living in London, have a cuppa and catch up each week while exploring the collective life landmarks that accompany growing up gay in the world today. Join Kevin and PJ as they navigate their way through gay London and immerse themselves in the virtue… read more

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Ep 100 - There Could Be 100 Girlies in the Room

March 27th, 2023


To celebrate making it to their hundredth episode the lads decide to do a live recording in Dublin with a few of the nearest and dearest and some of the Patreon girlies. They discuss their antics on the Late Late and …

Ep 99 - Gaeilge Loving Gays

March 20th, 2023


PJ has just landed in London and reveals the ordeal he went through with a spoiled child in M&S. Meanwhile Kevin is still slightly traumatised from a recent dog walking venture with his new friend who he decides to …

Ep 98 - The Hungry Games

March 12th, 2023


The boys are recording together in Dublin as Kevin was over for an event that they were both asked to DJ at. As part of the set they did Rock The Boat and the lads reckon it was one of the hardest ab workouts they've …

Ep 97 - Thirty, Flirty and Boring

March 6th, 2023


The episode starts off with a mystery to solve. Kevin was accosted in the streets en route to the record and they need try and find out who the men …

Ep 96 - Oh Me Nerves!

February 27th, 2023


PJ has given Kevin the ick because he keeps referring to the work they do together as 'content' and it makes Kevin feel like they live in a Tik Tok hype house. They then spend the rest of the catch-up fawning over a …

Ep 95 - Klutz Era

February 20th, 2023


PJ has noticed a few changes in Kevin from having spent the last few days with him in London. He's very impressed with his cooking abilities which have come a long way since his Linda McCartney sausage days and he also …

Ep 94 - Don't Be A Bystandard

February 13th, 2023


PJ just arrived in London and tells us how triggered he is from all the chaotic people he encountered in Dublin Airport before his flight and Kevin is still traumatised from an accident he had at the weekend which …

Ep 93 - Cost of Sliving Crisis

February 6th, 2023


Kevin is back in London but his return wasn't all plain sailing as he tells us of the ordeal he went through with his suitcase at Heathrow Airport. …

Ep 92 - Poles Apart

January 29th, 2023


Well, Kevin has finally finished with Sleeping Beauty and is slightly hungover for the record as he was out late for the wrap party. He’s also slightly h word which PJ takes issue with. Though his contract has come to …

Ep 91 - Car Boots and Cocaine

January 23rd, 2023


The boys are recording in PJ's house in Dublin and Kevin expresses his concern that the cats have taken over the gaff since his last visit. The boys are mortified because they have slowly come to the realisation that …

Ep 90 - Yes Way, Jose

January 16th, 2023


It's the first episode of 2023 and Kevin is still using the term chillaxing but we move. The lads have a quick catch-up on what they got up to over Christmas and New Year's and both come to the conclusion that they …

Ep 89 - Poxic Tositivity

December 19th, 2022


It's the last episode of 2022 and what better way to kick things off than pondering over the dilemma of whether you would shag Tom Hardy or not if he …

Ep 88 - Mortification Station

December 12th, 2022


Kevin had his opening night of the pantomime but the first show didn't go as smoothly as he would have liked and he was a small bit traumatised. PJ …

Ep 87 - Pussy Puce

November 28th, 2022


PJ has once again gotten the train down to Cork to see Kevin as the lads agree that the vibes are always immaculate when they’re recording in person …

Ep 86 - The Thorn of Tralee

November 21st, 2022


The episode begins with PJ having a bone to pick with Kevin regarding a hidden hairdryer in his house.

The theme for the week is beauty pageants and to kick things off they play the incomparable 2007 Miss Teen USA quote …

Ep 85 - A Snug in the Stars

November 14th, 2022


The episode begins with an unprovoked attack against the layout of PJ's kitchen, though really the only person at fault is the sadistic cowboy …

Ep 84 - A Lesson in Speech and Elocution

November 7th, 2022


The episode starts with the lads announcing that Kevin is appearing in the Cork Opera House pantomime this year (oh yes he is etc etc) and how he already has a romanticised vision of his Christmas in Cork. The pair then …

Ep 83 - This Is What Dreams Are Made Of

October 31st, 2022


The lads recently went on a trip to the Royal Albert Hall to see Sam Smith with Universal Music Ireland and came to the realisation that they do in fact like concerts as long as it’s seated and the setting is glamour. …

Ep 82 - Pádraig from the Podcast

October 23rd, 2022


There’s not much time to have a catch up on the weeks’ antics in this episode as a long-anticipated guest is in PJ’s kitchen and is an eager beaver …

Ep 81 - My Therapist Roasted Me

October 16th, 2022


After a few weeks off following the passing of Kevin’s Dad Jerry, the boys are back and are picking up where they left off. They talk about Jerry and …

Ep 80 - Big Ick Energy

July 9th, 2022


It’s been a hectic few days for the boys as PJ tells us of his ordeal sorting out flights to Oz for his mam and Kevin shares the details of a new foxy friend who has decided to pay him a visit at his house in London. …

Ep 79 - Type 2 Liabetes

July 4th, 2022


The lads are are still recovering after Dublin Pride having hosted the main stage at Mother but still have the energy to divulge the details of the …

Ep 78 - Work the Runway

June 27th, 2022


And just like that the boys are back into the swing of things. They’re on a high off the back of the official release of the single and are slightly raging that Beyoncé dropped her bop in the same week. Also in the same …

Ep 77 - Back with a Bop

June 19th, 2022


The wait is finally over. The boys are back and they couldn’t be more excited.They get you up to speed on some of the things that have changed since …

Ep 76 - Merry Shitmas

December 20th, 2021


Sleigh the house down boots girlies! It’s a Christmas miracle; all the girlies have made it on to the nice list and so Kevin and PJ have recorded a special episode of the podcast to ring in the festive season.

The lads …

Ep 75 - Salou Abú

August 22nd, 2021


It’s finally happened. After talking about it in nearly every episode since the podcasts inception, Kevin and PJ have grabbed their sunnies and speedos and have made their way to stunning Salou. An entire episode …

Ep 74 - Check Your Tits Babe

August 15th, 2021


This weeks episode very nearly didn’t happen as Kevin’s voice is virtually non-existent having attended a Britney-themed night out at the weekend and then having taught two spin classes back to back the next morning but …

Ep 73 - Cruising For A Bruising

August 8th, 2021


The boys are feeling rested and refreshed as PJ spent the week with the boyf in Dublin and Kevin had the gaff to himself so he was in his element. They talk about the fact that Rihanna has become a billionaire which …

Episode 72 - No Place Like Homo

August 1st, 2021


The lads are still recovering from their first night out on the tiles and are only itching to tell you all about it. They talk about all the rides in …

Ep 71 - Ten A's Twomey

July 25th, 2021


The episode starts off with Kevin taking the piss out of PJ for purchasing a rose gold fan because PJ has always been so vocal about the fact that he …

Ep 70 - Baby On Board

July 18th, 2021


The lease on the lads’ gaff is nearly up and they’re contemplating moving elsewhere but Kevin has grown too attached to having a bedroom on the …

Ep 69 - Up The Rasa

July 11th, 2021


The lads starts off by issuing a public apology to their fave Roy Keane after Kevin’s brother informed them that he did not in fact throw a boot at …

Ep 68 - Cirque Du So Gay

July 4th, 2021


The boys have one question and one question only; when are the Euros over? They can’t stand all the football lads being loud and causing a raucous but are both in agreement that Roy Keane is a ride. Prompted by having …

Ep 67 - Two Pumps for JLo

June 27th, 2021


It’s been a week of makeovers girlies and the lads are only itching to tell all about their new looks. It appears the new aesthetics have been perfectly timed as Kevin and PJ also reveal that they’ve landed a new tv gig …

Ep 66 - Serial Filler

June 20th, 2021


Most of the catch-up this week consists of PJ dragging Kevin for his choice of shirt which is completely deserved as it is quite tragic and reeks of a nan. Kevin also details a recent near death experience on his bike …

Ep 65 - Nosey Out

June 13th, 2021


The lads spent the weekend on an inflatable boat and though the world knows all about it because of Instagram they both felt obliged to mention it on the podcast too because it was so unreal. Also, their best friend …

Ep 64 - Masc4Masc

June 6th, 2021


It’s Pride month and the weather is stunning and corporations are jumping on the performative allyship bandwagon once again and saying they love the gays and are calling us queens which leads the lads to deliver a v …

Ep 63 - Nah I'm Dead

May 30th, 2021


TW // death

Nature is healing as the lads celebrate their first proper hangover in what feels like forever. And because they were dying all day Sunday the lads thought it was only fitting to choose death as the theme …

Ep 62 - Club. Nother Club. Nother Club. No Sleep.

May 23rd, 2021


The lads are still on a high from their first episode back and their week was made all the more enjoyable by the talented piano player next door. The joy didn’t last long however as they discovered that J*mes C*rdon …

Ep 61 - Werk the House Down Boots

May 16th, 2021


The lads are back with season 5 and they promise it's going to be the biggest skittybang of a season to date. They catch up on what they got up to during their break; Kevin turned 28 and got a 'no junkmail' sign for the …

Ep 60 - Werk Mama

January 25th, 2021


The lads decide to finish off the season in the most wholesome way possible by having the iconic duo Nuala and Phil on for the chats and they do not …

Ep 59 - Long Hair Don't Care

January 18th, 2021


January isn’t even over and we’ve already received one of the hottest headlines to ever grace a tabloid paper; ‘PJ Kirby Is Growing The Gruaig’ and of course Kevin doesn’t waste the opportunity to rip the piss out of …

Ep 58 - Call Of Beauty

January 11th, 2021


2021 is off to a chaotic start and in Kevin’s words has almost felt like a ‘fever dream’. From right-wing terrorists storming The Capitol to white …

Ep 57 - A Queer Old Year

January 4th, 2021


2020 is finally over and the lads couldn’t be more obsessed. But what exactly have they learned about themselves in the most chaotic year they’ve …

Ep 56 - Make The Yuletide Gay

December 21st, 2020


It’s the Christmas special nobody asked for but you’re getting anyway and what better way to spread some festive cheer than with some minimalist metallic nails that PJ got done in a fancy nail gaf in Soho. The lads …

Ep 55 - Finbarry's Tea

December 14th, 2020


It’s been an eventful week in the girlie’s gaf with Kevin ordering an antenna for the tv which means he can finally catch up on watching Tipping …

Ep 54 - Nouveau Riche

December 7th, 2020


2020 has been a year of unexpected events but one thing we never could have predicted was Kevin going viral over a Percy Pig tweet. The lads discuss …

Ep 53 - Capital Rude

November 30th, 2020


In this episode the lads discuss PJ serving a look with his new pearl necklace which has left Dot Cotton off Corrie shaking and also leads them to talk about Harry Styles’ recent Vogue cover. The lads then explore going …

Ep 52 - Two Gays Walk into a Bar

November 23rd, 2020


Christmas is fast approaching and as the festive season is known as being a period of overindulgence and drinking loads, the lads decide to dedicate …

Ep 51 - GAA(y)

November 16th, 2020


It’s only November but the lads don’t have a whole lot to be looking forward to so they start discussing the Christmas adverts that have already made …

Ep 50 - Golden Gays

November 9th, 2020


It’s the first week of the second lockdown but the lads are in flying form as they’re celebrating their fiftieth episode. However, they very nearly didn’t make it this far as we learn from a chaotic voice note which …

Ep 49 - It's The Smell For Me

November 2nd, 2020


Kevin and PJ are happy to report back that following last weeks brief rendezvous with a ouija board that they haven’t had any further encounters with …

Ep 48 - A Stunning, Spooky Séance

October 26th, 2020


The lads start off by reacting to the news that Pope Francis is a huge fan of the podcast and has decided to back same-sex civil unions - work papa! Then, prompted by an ick thread on twitter, Kevin and PJ give an …

Ep 47 - Arty Farty

October 18th, 2020


The boys haven’t seen much of each other this week which Kevin thinks is a good thing as absence makes the heart grow fonder and it means they’ve loads of catching up to do. Kevin tells us about a recent traumatic run …

Ep 46 - Soggy Bottoms

October 11th, 2020


This week the boys start off by revealing the results of the poll they did to see who opens the window before a shower and who opens it afterwards …

Ep 45 - Yeah, But Is It French?

October 4th, 2020


A local cat has gone missing in the area so Kevin and PJ start off by making an appeal to the public for the misplaced kitty. This leads to the pair uncovering some of their most irrational fears surrounding going …

Ep 44 - Tents, Tents, Tents Across The Board

September 27th, 2020


No one could have predicted this year to turn out the way it has, not even Rosemary the psychic from episode 23 knew how chaotic it was going to be. …

Ep 43 - Off The Rails

September 21st, 2020


It’s fashion. This weeks episode is prompted by the lads taking part in Second Hand September in a bid to cut down on their fast fashion consumption. They talk about previous fashion faux pas they’ve committed, the …

Ep 42 - Transition Year Made Me Gay

September 13th, 2020


It’s been a week of chaotic headlines so Kevin and PJ waste no time getting stuck in and giving their hot takes on gender reveal parties, sniffing …

Ep 41 - Mwah Mwah Bisous

September 6th, 2020


The wait is over girlies and the boys are back and are ready to have a skittybang with season 4. Firstly, there’s a whole lot of catching up to do as …

Ep 40 - Spongebob Queerpants

June 28th, 2020


It’s extremely hot but the lads can’t even open the window in the kitchen whilst recording as their neighbours are being pure noisy. The lads kick things off by discussing Britney’s chaotic Pride address to her friends …

Ep 39 - Daddy's Girlies

June 21st, 2020


We all know how obsessed the lads are with their mams and they’re forever going on about them but in honour of Father’s Day the lads turn their attention to their dads. They speak about feeling pure awkward around their …

Ep 38 - D-N-GAY

June 14th, 2020


The lads kick things off by expressing their infatuation with the latest iconic figure to take the gay scene by storm; PJ’s 3 year old niece Tess. …

Ep 37 - I’d Like to Speak to the Manager of Systemic Racism Please

June 7th, 2020


This week the lads have had their first troll and are absolutely revelling in it because they feel like this means that they’ve truly made it. They …

Ep 36 - Girlies V Mammies

May 31st, 2020


Because the lads are weak for Lady Gaga’s new bop with Ariana Grande, they turn their attention to fandoms and ask what makes people so obsessed with celebrities. They discuss things they themselves used to be obsessed …

Ep 35 - I'm Not Grand Mam

May 24th, 2020


The theme for this years #mentalhealthawarenessweek is kindness and though the lads are fairly good at being nice to others and being everyone’s biggest hype girlies, sometimes being kind to themselves doesn’t come as …

Ep 34 - Connell Me By Your Name: An Interview with Paul Mescal

May 17th, 2020


This week the lads are joined by the star of the hit tv series Normal People; the ride that is Paul Mescal and everyone is up to ninety. They discuss …

Ep 33 - It's My Birthday I'll Be Gay If I Want To

May 10th, 2020


It’s Kevin’s birthday this week and all the girlies are invited. PJ fills us in on the surprise virtual party he organised for his bff which featured a talent competition made up of Kevin’s friends, family and a …

Ep 32 - Liar, Liar, Jockstrap On Fire

May 3rd, 2020


Prompted by Trump’s truly chaotic suggestion of injecting disinfectant into the body to help combat Coronavirus (like what the absolute heck?), the …

Ep 31 - Bless Me Daddy For I Have Sinned

April 26th, 2020


As we have more time with our thoughts these days, people are letting their conscience get the better of them and are feeling guilty for past …

Ep 30 - Bottomless Samosas

April 19th, 2020


Have you already planned what you’re going to do when this is all over? Well the lads have and start the episode by letting you in on their ideal …

Ep 29 - Dancing Queens

April 12th, 2020


Day 356 of quarantine and the lads have nothing going on in their lives so they spend the first 10 minutes of the episode discussing soup. They reminisce on fonder times when they were sexually active and as it’s Easter …


April 5th, 2020


As we find ourselves forced to find alternate means of staying in touch, the lads trace their early experiences of making connections; from …

Ep 27 - Up(skill) To 90

March 28th, 2020


We’re all stuck inside the gaf but instead of wallowing in self-pity and allowing the existential dread to kick in the lads turn their attention to what they plan on doing with their free time. Prompted by everyone …

Ep 26 - Peak Mammy Behaviour

March 22nd, 2020


It’s Mother’s Day so in this episode the lads pay homage to mammies everywhere and celebrate their iconic ways. Prompted by a video of Kevin’s mam …

Ep 25 - Reeling in the Queers

March 15th, 2020


St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and though the parades have been cancelled across Ireland the boys are still celebrating with a special episode about the history of Ireland. Unfortunately, neither of the lads have …

Ep 24 - Rent Boys

March 8th, 2020


Prompted by the fact that everyone's allergic to the proposed plans to raise the rent of on-campus accommodation for students in several universities across Ireland, the boys decide to discuss their own past experiences …

Ep 23 - Charlie’s Angelic Intuitive

March 1st, 2020


It’s I’m Grand Mam’s first birthday and everyone’s invited to join Kevin and PJ in celebrating a year of having an absolute skittybang. Because the …

Ep 22 - M.U.Amen

February 23rd, 2020


It’s Lent and though we know the lads don’t know a whole lot about Jesus and stuff they still try and suss out what happened in the desert for the 40 …

Ep 21 - Back from Hibergaytion

February 16th, 2020


The boys are back and better than ever and girlies you’re in for a treat. You’ll notice a difference in the quality of sound and no it’s not because Kevin has sorted out his lisp; the boys are now recording from the …

Ep 20 - Happy New Queer

January 5th, 2020


It's the first episode of 2020 so the lads decide to let you in on a few of the goals they've set for the year ahead. They also run through a list of what sent them the most in the last twelve months and what can stay …

Ep 19 - Camp as Christmas

December 22nd, 2019


Mulled wine at the ready girls because this weeks episode is the Christmas special you’ve all been waiting for. The lads discuss their favourite …

Ep 18 - Mad for the Cork

December 8th, 2019


Grab your dog and your ruby slippers because in this weeks episode the lads put Dorothy’s ‘There’s no place like home’ theory to the test. The boys tell us all the things they love about their hometown, give a lesson in …

Ep 17 - Department of Edugaytion

November 24th, 2019


In this episode the lads are going back to school and Kevin is weak cause he’s a pure nerd. They talk about making loads of money on your communion …

Ep 16 - 40 Winks

November 10th, 2019


*yawns* As a fatigued Anastacia once said ‘I’m sick and tired of always being sick and tired.’ In this episode the lads talk about the fact that no …

Ep 15 - Boo B!tch

October 27th, 2019


It’s Halloween so in this episode the lads talk all things scary (but nothing too scary as Kevin really doesn’t like scary movies). The lads discuss iconic costumes, going egging and Ouija board bits. Also, like episode …

Ep 14 - Let's Get Sickening

October 13th, 2019


In this episode the lads talk all about ailments and afflictions. PJ shares his secret sick routine that he would perform the mornings when he didn’t …

Ep 13 - Britney Spears and Garden Shears

September 29th, 2019


In this weeks episode the lads take it back to when the craic was 90. Prompted by Kevin’s recent appearance on the iconic Supermarket Sweep they discuss the recent trend of everything making a comeback. Join the boys as …

Ep 12 - Social Mediyaaas

September 15th, 2019


In this week’s episode the lads trace social media back to its humble beginnings; from having to connect to the internet via the phone line to send a …

Ep 11 - Hot Girl Summer Hiatus

September 1st, 2019


The boys are back and are more of a skit than ever! First they catch you up on what's been happening over the course of their summer hiatus and teach you some of their new vocab so you can understand what exactly …

Ep 10 - Lettuce Guacamole Bacon Tomato

June 30th, 2019


It's the season finale and the lads start off by taking a look back at their work to date and talk about their favourite episodes and discuss whether they feel they've delivered on what they promised in the first …

Ep 09 - Ho(e)mos

June 16th, 2019


In this NSFW episode the lads talk all about sex but really don't end up doing a whole load of talking about sex at all because they're half …

Ep 08 - Summer Holigays

June 2nd, 2019


In this episode the lads talk all about summer; the time of year when gays everywhere level up and strip down to their aussieBum speedos, bleach their hair and drink tins of gin and slimline tonic in the park whilst …

Ep 07 - Do You Even Lift Sis?

May 19th, 2019


It’s no secret that Kevin and PJ are absolute visions of health and so this week the lads share all their tips and tricks so that you too can become …

Ep 06 - Gay for Pay

May 5th, 2019


In this weeks episode the lads felt inspired by all the iconic gay bops containing the word 'work'. They talk all about employment and previous jobs they've had and tear apart the notion that if you find a job you love …

Ep 05 - Q&Gay

April 21st, 2019


It's Easter Sunday and it's fairly obvious that the lads haven't been to mass in a hot minute as their knowledge of the resurrection is questionable to say the least. But who needs to know about Jesus and stuff when …

Ep 04 - Tinder Loving Care

April 7th, 2019


In this episode Kevin and PJ talk about dating and the pros and cons of being able to select from eligible bachelors at the swipe of a finger. They rate Kevin's Tinder game and discuss what they look for in potential …

Ep 03 - 'My Dad's a Pint and my Mam's a Packet of Tayto'

March 23rd, 2019


In this episode the lads recount how they felt when they first moved away from home and talk about the newfound sense of pride that accompanies being an Irish expat abroad. This episode also features excerpts from other …

Ep 02 - Silk Scarves and Spice Girls

March 9th, 2019


In this episode the lads share their coming out stories and recount red flags from their childhood and teenage years which signaled that they were slightly different to all the other boys.

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Ep 01 - The Pilot

February 16th, 2019


In this inaugural episode PJ and Kevin get to grips with using a microphone they bought from Amazon Prime the day previous and ask themselves whether it was even a good idea to start a podcast in the first place. They …

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