When first elected he was barred from the Lord Mayor's Office yet he is the first Lord Mayorof Belfast to dye his hair pink, create the role of poetlaureate, have eight chaplains & to have been attacked while carrying out Council business.Mairtin O'Muilleor joins John this moring as his groundbreaking yearin office finishes this week.
Frustration with record labels has led a group of musicians to form a kind of collective or co-operative to showcase what they do. They're calling it Silverwood Music & one of the musicians involved is ÉibhinEviston from Dublin joins John in studio this morning.
There's a beautiful picture by photographer Andrew Downes in the Examiner this morning of a Jack Russell & Springer Spaniel cross leisurely skateboarding down the prom in Galway. That dog's name is Darby & his trainer Noel Doherty joins John on the line.