Everyday Hero Nominee Tariq Reged‘Tariq saved Hugh’s life. Hugh was lifeless. He was grey. And I wasn’t able to help him.’

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The People of the Year Awards have been running for 43 years and every year, there is no shortage of people to choose from for the honour of Everyday Hero, someone who benefits their family, neighbours or community in a special way. In association with the Rehab Group, Today with Sean O’Rourke will be featuring some of the nominees on RTÉ Radio 1 over the next few weeks. Evelyn O’Rourke introduced the second nominee for this …

Documentary on OneA Man Out of Time

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In the middle of O’Connell bridge, there is a spot where two stories intersect. It’s where the Millennium Clock once stood, counting down 120 million seconds to the year 2000, until its abrupt removal before it had completed its task. It’s also where Fr. Pat Noise, fell to his death in 1919, trapped in his carriage. A plaque there now reads: “This plaque commemorates Fr. Pat …

Responsible Gambling Week ‘I had a very decent job… and I ended up in a situation where for periods of time, weeks, I would have ended up sleeping on the street’

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The Irish Gambling Industry is launching the first-ever Responsible Gambling Week from February 5th to 11th with the theme, “A great tip – know when to stop.”  The week focuses on what it means to gamble responsibly, particularly in a digital age, and raises issues of accountability and regulation.  Reporter Brian O’Connell spoke to Sean O’Rourke about these issues. “As a …