Dave O'Connell

How come couches are now synonymous with potatoes?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Few phrases out there capture an image quite as succinctly as a couch potato – and yet when you think of it, this makes no sense at all. Then again...
Dave O'Connell

Shouldn’t we be first of our kind instead of an imitation?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell here was a story recently about the remaining members of the Eagles suing the owner of a small hotel in Mexico for copyright – because it was called Hotel...
Dave O'Connell

If life throws up a bad smell – blame it on the hound dog

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It was an old trick in many householders that, if you accidentally discharged a pungent odour from the nether regions – and if there happened to be a hapless...
Dave O'Connell

Whoever turned weddings into a competitive sport?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell here are many ways to make your wedding day special; you can go for the tried and trusted of being surrounded by family and friends as you make a...
Dave O'Connell

Our conflict with the Brits shows no signs of abating

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Back in the last century, a quartet of English visitors walked into a pub in Kinsale hoping to cheer on their national football team in a European Championship tie...
Dave O'Connell

When the microwave and hole in the wall were king

A Different View with Dave O’Connell owards the end of the last century – and those of a certain vintage still think that refers to the late 1800's but it doesn't – RTE Radio commissioned...

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