Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri‘The ending was a bit of a cop-out.’

As heard on arena

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Awards season is in full flight in Hollywood. Hilary White and Arlene Hunt have been perusing some of the nominated films for Arena. They were in studio with Kay Sheehy to name their winners and losers. One of the films they reviewed is Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which stars Frances McDormand. So, does it live up to the hype? The film follows Mildred Hayes, a grieving mother who takes matters into her own hands following her daughter’s murder …

Stolen Jewellery Appeal‘They got in through the kitchen window, they went upstairs. They went through everybody’s drawers’

As heard on liveline

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Sinead Quinn spoke with Joe on Liveline explaining that her late mother Patricia, and her late brother-in-law Desmond’s jewellery was stolen from the family home in Blanchardstown. She’s appealing for  people to keep an eye out, and for anyone with information to get in touch. Talk to Joe on Liveline –  1850 715 815, text 51551, or email joe@rte.ie To …

Ireland’s Most Expensive School ‘You can’t compare the school that’s coming to any school you’ve got in Ireland currently.’ 

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Your first question is going to be, how much is it going to cost to send a child to Ireland’s most expensive school?  The answer would be a cool €24,000 per year.  The second question is, what is a child going to get for that amount of money?  Joining Sean O’Rourke to answer those and other questions was Paul Crute, …

West End Star David O’Reilly‘It really is one of the most amazing jobs!’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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30-year-old David O’Reilly is living the West End dream.  Having taken a chance, moving to London to study acting, things have gone from strength to strength for the Tallaght-born actor, who spoke to Ryan Tubridy about life onstage and in the wings. “We start work at 6.15 pm and… you can be finished before 10 o’clock…  The difficulty of the …

Derry Girls ‘We were on the brink of the peace process and these teenagers were on the cusp of adulthood’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Here’s a new date for your diaries.  If you haven’t pencilled it in already, hit comedy Derry Girls airs Thursday nights on Channel 4 at 10pm and it’s the show that has everybody talking.  Ray D’Arcy spoke its writer, Lisa McGee, who based the idea on her own upbringing in Derry. “We’re just amazed that so many people tuned in …

Live Music In StudioThe Lost Brothers

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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The Lost Brothers came into studio on Today With Sean O’Rourke to perform “Soldier’s Song” Share this Post

Gender Pay Gap‘The reality is that most companies, most sectors have to change for the better at this stage…’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Wednesday, January 6th sees a government symposium on gender pay gap bringing together politicians, business representatives, trade unions and academics.  To mark the occasion and discuss some of the salient issues, Sean O’Rourke was joined by Emily Logan of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, Kara McGann, Senior Labour Market Policy Executive with IBEC and Sonya Lennon, founder of …

The Real McMafia ‘The rise of Russian organized crime in the last 30 years is not to do with the fact that suddenly there was a generation of Russians born who were inherently evil’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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New BBC series McMafia is currently drawing us in as we follow the fate of Alex Godman (played by James Norton), the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, trying and failing to escape the shadow of his family’s dark past.  Although the series is fictionalised, it is based on the 2008 non-fiction book McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal …