I won’t be alone among my peers in broadcasting, and indeed in the ranks of the many sports stars that he interviewed, in saying that Jimmy Magee moved easily from his status as hero of mine to becoming first a colleague and then a friend whose warmth, kindness, and good humour was as legendary as his memory, writes
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
A judge jailed a grandmother for brothel keeping and dismissed her story that she returned to the prostitution business to bankroll her husband’s credit card spending spree as being “in the realms of Walter Mitty”.
Tue, 09 May, 2017
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has rejected five complaints it received following last year’s Rose of Tralee, but upheld in part a complaint against a Dublin radio station over a phone-in show on abortion and fatal foetal abnormalities.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny is not the first politician to use folksy parables as a framework for sharing policy ideas. When Mr Kenny describes meeting a man on the way to the Dáil, he is using a device used by politicians — and other comedians — for centuries: “On my way to the forum... etc. It is a recognised convention of communication but one with certain pitfalls.
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015