A future where the AI man can deliver a bedtime story

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Those who made their mark in any form of the arts used to console themselves with the notion that – while they might not make tons of money from...
Connacht captain John Muldoon and mascot Joshua Towey pose for a photograph as the teams run on to the pitch before the start of the European Rugby Champions Cup game against Zebre at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Blimey – but hasn’t our language gone to pot?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It’s the surest sign yet that the equality pendulum has firmly swung in the female direction – after a major British survey discovered categorically that women now swear more...
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When semi-flexible is as good as it’s going to get

A Different View with Dave O’Connell emi-flexible adult – that's how my train ticket described me. Not as good as completely flexible obviously – but still a lot better than utterly intransigent. Semi-flexible in this case...

There’s really no such thing as the perfect time to score

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Living a mere 100 per cent is never enough for footballers; you have to dig deep and find that extra ten per cent within your metaphorical locker to make...

Best bet with resolutions is to keep it all much the same

A Different View with Dave O’Connell One week into the New Year and the only certainty is that the best of the resolutions are already lying on the wasteland, proving only again that the only...

Things are either good or bad in Trump’s land of black and white

A Different View with Dave O’Connell The most astonishing story of last week wasn’t the Ryanair debacle or Brexit or Leo Varadkar lobbing abuse at Mary Lou McDonald across the floor of the Dáil; by...


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