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Fronting up is the best way to mind your back

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Ben Dunne knew he was in trouble when police pulled him in from the balcony o...

Beer goggles still don’t give you 20/20 vision

A Different View with Dave O’Connell By now almost those New Year Resolutions to give up the drink have, like your...

Siblings drive you crazy – but you wouldn’t be without them

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It turns out that the Waltons were the exception rather than the rule – becau...

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Slip-on shoes and driverless cars are a feat for the feet

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It may have escaped your attention, but there’s a new shoe on the market that, on one hand, is designed to ...

Day Ian Bailey rang to offer coverage of Sophie’s murder

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It was Christmas Day 1996 and a skeleton staff was looking after affairs of news and sport in the old Teren...

Memories of Eurovision glory in a rural showjumping arena

A Different View with Dave O’Connell The annual publication of State Papers 30 years on from the events that they refer to always makes for inte...

We’re further from 1984 than Orwell was when he wrote it!

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It’s now 40 years since 1984 – meaning that we’re now four years further away from that year than George Or...

New soles can’t take the old soul out of your shoe

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Fans of classic comedy need no introduction to the Only Fools and Horses sketch – the one where Trigger boa...

Dipping into highs and lows over the last twelve months

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Understandably, when historians look back on the year 2023 in a century’s time, the bookmarks will be the c...


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