Honour Gay by keeping RTE alive and helping it back on its feet

Yes, my eyes filled with tears watching Gay Byrne’s funeral. I’d like to have been there, but a combination of illness and being so far down the list of his friends that I hadn’t a hope of getting a seat in the Pro Cathedral, prevented me from attending. It is only right that a man … Continue reading Honour Gay by keeping RTE alive and helping it back on its feet

RTE’s €40m plan to house politicians

RTE is facing another massive bill. This time, it’s €40m for a new building the station says it has to construct at its Donnybrook headquarters. The new multi-storey facility, already nicknamed the Tower of Babble by RTE workers, will accommodate the hordes of politicians who have taken to hanging around the station hoping for an … Continue reading RTE’s €40m plan to house politicians

The Rose of Tralee: I’m going to rent out High Horses

I’m going to go into business. Yes, I am well aware that I flunked miserably at Commerce, unable to get past first year in UCD. But I have an idea which can’t fail. It’s up there with Netflix, the iPhone and, I don’t think I’m overstating this, the wheel. High horses. I’m going to talk … Continue reading The Rose of Tralee: I’m going to rent out High Horses