Sea Sessions Shows Storm the Bastille.. or is it Bastille storm Europe? 2fm has sent 5 of the live sets from June's Sea Sessions in Bundoran, Donegal, to the 70 or so members of the Eurosonic Partnership. The full list of acts is The Strypes, Bastille, Fat Freddy's Drop, Therapy? and The Renegade Brass Band. This is part of the exchange of hundreds of hours of live music that allows everybody all over Europe to hear ( and see) top live shows for free.
It is estimated that , 2 million Germans tuned in to watch a documentary on Danny Healy Rae's controversial argument to relax drink driving laws earlier this year, which was aired on German television last night - This led to a discussion on the perceptions of the Irish abroad
Apparently Irish people are the most optimistic in the world. Researchers in the US have found that despite the economic slump, people from Ireland – in particular, young women – are more hopeful about their future than any other nationality. More than 150,048 individuals from 142 countries were analysed for the study, which has been published in the 'Journal of Personality'. Are you surprised by this research? Colm spoke to some optmistic Irish