From Man Utd. to the priesthoodFr Philip Mulryne’s remarkable journey

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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There is a story, told by George Best, of a waiter who delivered a couple of bottles of champagne to his hotel room, where he was luxuriating with the recently crowned Miss World. Having won some money at the races earlier that day, money which was strewn on the bed, the waiter surveyed the room. And, with Best’s early retirement …

Accessing Medicinal Cannabis abroad ‘We are not criminals. We’re doing what has been proven, medically, to work…’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Vera Twomey is a Cork woman, mother of five children, aged between two and four, and wife to husband, Paul. And as you read this, Vera and her family are staying in The Hague, in the Netherlands, where they have been for the last two weeks. The reason for their relocation, as Vera told Sean O’Rourke and the Today programme, …

Morning IrelandIt Says In The Papers: Thursday 13th July

As heard on Morning Ireland

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The Life and Times of Arthur Murphy‘A lot of people think that the Late Late Show was Ireland’s first TV chat show. Wrong.’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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It might be the longest running chat show in Europe, and the second longest running in the world after The Tonight Show, but The Late Late Show wasn’t Ireland’s first such programme. That honour belongs to a programme called Visitor’s Book, first broadcast in January of 1961.  It was hosted by singer, broadcaster and regular contributor to The Ray D’Arcy …

2018 Consecutive Days at Disneyland ‘The only reason I’m still going is because it’s still fun’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Can you ever have too much of a good thing?  Dave Fanning was at the helm of the Ryan Tubridy Show debating that very issue Jeff Reitz, a US Air Force vet with a very unusual hobby.  At the point of chatting to Dave, Jeff was marking his 2018th consecutive day spent at Disneyland, California.  This begs several questions, but …

New laws on organ donation“We don’t necessarily think the Irish people will react too well to a presumption of their consent.”

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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A new system of organ donation could come into effect where the state would presume someone wants to become a donor when they die unless they indicate otherwise. A good idea? An intrusion on people’s liberties, particularly the families of the recently deceased? What will the Irish people think of such a system? Speaking to Sean O’Rourke on the Today …

Morning IrelandIt Says In The Papers: Wednesday 12th July

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Rory Cowan leaves Mrs Brown’s Boys‘There was no challenge left!’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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After a week-long run at London’s O2 Arena playing to over 60,000 people, Rory Cowan is bowing out at the top of his game.  Show biz gigs don’t come much bigger than that and Rory’s quitting while he’s ahead.  In his 26 years working with Brendan O’Carroll (originally as his publicist), Rory has seen and done it all and frankly, …