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...
The 54th Infantry Group, made up mainly of troops from Dun Ui Maoliosa in Renmore and led by Lt Col Mary Carroll from Oranmore, pictured serving with the UN in the Golan Heights over the Christmas period.

Show some real resolve with New Year promises

A Different View with Dave O’Connell New Year, New You – or so they say. But unless you’ve access to your own cosmetic surgeon, the chances are it will be hard to tell the difference...
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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...

Beano’s big birthday bash is a chance to relive innocent days

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Even after all these years, you only have to see the cover and its famous masthead to guarantee a smile – because the Beano comic was part of all...

Hangry phenomenon offers plenty of food for thought

A Different View with Dave O’Connell here’s actually a word for it when you’re both hungry and angry – they call it ‘hangry’ and it’s even in the Oxford English Dictionary, because it’s an accepted...

Shoving the selfie-stick where the sun don’t shine

A Different View with Dave O’Connell ever mind the drivers who use their phones; there is a growing case to be made now that people walking while talking on their mobiles should get penalty points. And...


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