COLM O'REGAN: 'I feel less and less connected to the footballers of today'

Apparently the Confederations Cup was on over the last while. It’s the tournament to give a little smoke test to the football World Cup the following year. 

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COLM O'REGAN: You could say more in a chant or a rhyme and what’s more you could hint

Everywhere I go, people always ask me: who I am, and where do I come from. And I always tell them, I’m from Dripsey, MIGHTY, MIGHTY DRIPSEY.

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COLM O'REGAN: Some Republican senators make the A-Team look like The Wire

Some Republican senators these days seem to be playing the Bad Guy in such an obvious way, they make the A-Team look like The Wire, writes Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: Hugs and kisses bring with them rights and responsibilities

XOXOXO (Hugs and Kisses): Although you might have only seen it at the end of texts or WhatsApps, it has a storied history, writes Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: Why would Trump say “let’s focus on digging out things and burning them rather than getting free stuff from space and the weather"?

There are times when you just have to appreciate the awesome power of your better than-bog standard fossil fuel.

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COLM O'REGAN: Will there be a dose of skinny-jeans wearing octogenarians in forty years time?

Colm O'Regan has started wearing skinny jeans and he's here to tell you all about it. 

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COLM O'REGAN: The epiphany I had most recently is that I can’t relax

Every so often I’ll have a small epiphany, writes Colm O’Regan

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COLM O'REGAN: Fidget spinners - where will the next big craze come from?

As the latest craze sweeps the nation’s schools we watch carefully, writes Colm O’Regan. Apparently they’re called Fidget Spinners but the name’s not important.

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COLM O'REGAN: A dream isn’t the worst place to try out new jokes

It’d be like finding out that Mandela, Einstein, Marie Curie and the fella who invented the stirrup were in the same hurling team at Minor level

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COLM O'REGAN: There are several categories of what I like to call wage conflation

There wasn’t much of it for a while, but you hear more about it now: Complaining about wages. Not just bemoaning your own, but someone else’s, and how you’d be glad to get the money they’re asking for, for the job they’re doing.

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COLM O'REGAN: Do we need to be flexible in life?

Colm O’Regan tackles adaptability in life this week.

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