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Eddie Redmayne wins best actor Oscar for portrayal of Stephen Hawkins in ‘The Theory of Everything. Paul Magee – Motor Neuron Disease Global Awareness Day

Congratulations to Eddie Redmayne for winning best actor at the 2015 Oscars for his portrayal of Stephen Hawkins in The Theory of Everything.  The film followed Hawkins life as a … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · 3 Comments

Hozier & Annie Lennox Live at The Grammys.

An amazing performance by Hozier of ‘Take Me To Church’ with Annie Lennox also performing, ‘I Put A Spell On You’

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

19 Hours wait in A and E – Crisis in the Health Service.

Last weeks budget showed the stark problems with the HSE’s health services funding.  Friday and Saturday, I saw the impact of those funding difficulties.  My son was referred to St. … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Audio Tribute to Seamus Heaney with music from Iarla Ó Lionáird

Seamus Justin Heaney MRIA (13 April 1939 – 30 August 2013) was an Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer, and the recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. He was … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dublin Team Named for All Ireland Semi Final against Kerry.

Dublin have made just one change from the team that started against Cork last time out with Paddy Andrews replacing Bryan Cullen for Sundays All Ireland Semi Final against Kerry. … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

irishonlineradio Nominated in Seven Categories for Blog Awards Ireland 2013.

This Blog has been nominated in seven categories for the Blog Awards Ireland 2013.  The Blog is on the longlist in the following categories:  News/Current Affairs Blog, Blog of … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

RTE’s Colm Murray R.I.P. With video of RTE Documentary on his battle with Motor Neuron Disease.

Very sad to hear of the passing of RTE’s Colm Murray after battling Motor Neuron Disease, R.I.P.  A wonderful broadcaster and the voice of a generation for sports broadcasting and … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Celebrity and Social Media with Johnny Fallon and John McGuirk (Archive)

John O’Donovan of irishonlineradio, Political Commentator, Johnny Fallon and PR Consultant, John McGuirk discuss the World of Celebrity and Social Media on The Arena.  

July 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Was Jesus Christ, Gay or Straight? Should Catholic priests marry?

In 2010 Elton John suggested that Jesus Christ was a “compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems”.  The singer made these comments in an interview with Parade Magazine.  A … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

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