Dave O'Connell

Bearing the scars and marks of our burgeoning musical taste

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Most young fellas follow the English football team that was top of the table in the year that they first noticed all the glamour – which is fine if...
Connacht captain John Muldoon pictured on Tuesday at his final Connacht pre-game press conference. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Muldoon trying to keep emotions in check ahead of farewell game

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon The iconic embodiment of modern day Connacht Rugby, captain John Muldoon, will bid farewell to a professional playing career that has left an indelible mark on not just Galway but...
Charlie Adley

Adventures in space, Connemara and whiskey

Double Vision with Charlie Adley The Snapper and I are heading off to Connemara next week, to enjoy a couple of days passing time without care. Little fills our souls more than discovering tiny empty...

Nothing lasts forever – at least on the electrical front

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Back in the day, when you bought your first new house, the Government gave you what was known as the First Time Buyer’s Grant which allowed you to purchase...

Opinions always differ on the validity of political polls

World of Politics with Harry McGee  -  harrymcgee@gmail.com The modern opinion poll was created by an American journalist and academic called George Gallup, who, back in the 1930s, came up with the idea of a...
Charlie Adley

How can we tell the ‘woulds’ from the ‘please’?

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Sorry but you’re going to have to stay late. That mailshot has to be out by last thing tonight. You really should have reminded me about it yesterday.” “I told...


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