I love spring – but sleep even more!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley That clock change couldn’t have come at a better time. Every year around now I start waking up ridiculously early. We’re not talking mere incremental minutes per week, but hours. I’ll...
Main players...Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin lead two of Ireland's 22 political parties.

There’s a party for every persuasion in Irish politics

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com It may surprise you that there are 22 registered political parties in Ireland; there are the ones we all know – Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, Labour, Sinn...
Dave O'Connell

We’ve lost a great Irish woman who made a lasting difference

A Different View with Dave O’Connell A couple of times in your life if you’re lucky, you encounter a person who can only be described as a force of nature; Sally O’Neill was more of...

Bradley Bytes: Niamh ‘burned’ by political pettiness

Niamh Byrne is a political party strategist’s dream. She’s a woman. She’s an intelligent woman. And she’s a good-looking intelligent woman. What more could you ask for? She’s young, too. Perfect. Stick her head...

People of the West made me feel at home!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley “So what was it that made a London boy like yourself feel at home here?” asked Dave O’Connell is sitting in for Keith Finnegan on Galway Bay FM. “Well, just off...
Dave O'Connell

Obesity has now become a cause of grave concern

A Different View with Dave O’Connell WE all know that carrying too much weight can kill us – but it doesn’t end there. Because fat people are no longer just killing themselves; they’re also putting...


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