Stories from Foster Care – Josie Corr and Thomas Monahan


Our guests on the twelfth episode of the Stories from Foster Care podcast are Josie Corr and Thomas Monahan, a foster carer and her now-adult foster son who join Andrew Murphy over Zoom. In a reflective and honest conversation they talk to Andrew about their lives together in fostering. Among other topics, they explore the importance of understanding the system so that children in care can access the full range of supports available to them, especially regarding aftercare.

About the podcast – Stories from Foster Care is brought to you by the Irish Foster Care Association in association with the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth. Join host Niamh Barrett as she meets people from all walks of life who have different experiences of foster care in Ireland. Listen to Stories from Foster Care on Spotify, Apple, Nearcast or wherever you get your podcasts. Be sure to subscribe for all the latest episodes.

The music on this podcast is a track called Pastures by Ketsa, the music appears here under a Creative Commons Licence.

Stories from Foster Care is made with the Nearcast podcast network. For more information on Nearcast and how to get involved visit