News, Current Affairs, Politics, Media, Sport, Entertainment and Life in General from Ireland

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

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

A Fine Gael/Fianna Fail Coalition would destroy our Democracy.

Speaking today at the annual Beal na mBlath commemoration, broadcaster, Bill O’Herlihy, said only Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil had the “proven trust of the people of this Republic over … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Radio debate on CAO, Going to College, Balance & Ethics in The Irish Media and more.

John O’Donovan hosts a debate on Newstalk 106-108fm on the CAO, Going to College, Standards, Ethics and Balance in the Irish Media, The Future of the Labour Party and a … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

BAI Musuem of Radio to celebrate broadcasting on Culture Night

BAI Culture Night 2013 On the 20th September, Dublin Culture Night, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland will open its doors and present an evening celebrating all things audio and radio. The … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s time for a new political party that can challenge the status quo.

Tomorrows Sunday Independent/Millward Brown poll will be disturbing reading for Labour supporters who would have expected the party to rebound from their miserable 8% showing.  However they have remained at … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Labour static at 8% in latest political poll, is the party doomed to failure in upcoming elections?

Latest poll findings from, show Fine Gael overtaking Fianna Fail, Labours continued poor showing and a record 37% of people undecided on who they will for. DANIEL MCCONNELL,SUNDAY INDEPENDENT … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

We need a vibrant and balanced media that represents all the people of Ireland.

John Waters writing in today’s Irish Times, makes some very interesting points about the state of the Irish Print and Broadcast media landscape.  He speaks about a form of elitism … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Challenge to government on Seanad Referendum and Getting My Vote

Originally posted on Johnny Fallon:
According to reports we are to be bombarded by the government telling us how the abolition of the Seanad will save €20 million per annum.…

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Going to College should not be unfairly restricted by cost and fees.

The Leaving Certificate results have now been delivered to students throughout the country and the debate over the Project Maths initiative and high failure rates in Science and traditional Western … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

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