The Brendan O'Connor Show Wednesday 15 July 2015

The Brendan O'Connor Show

The Brendan O'Connor Show

A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle.

Model Mugged

Model Mugged

On the line to Brendan is model, Thalia Heffernan who tells how she was a the victim of a vicious mugging in Dublin city yesterday morning on her way to a catwalk job.

She talks about the attack in which a teenage girl hit her in the face & ripped her bag off her back while a male teen helped & friends watched.

David Norris

David Norris

Irish scholar, indep Senator, gay & civil rights activist , David Norris joins Brendan in studio this morning . Founder of the Campaign for Homosexual Law Reform & once a candidate for President of Ireland in the October 2011 election.

Seamus O'Rourke

Seamus O'Rourke

In a few weeks time Co Leitrim writer, actor & director will take his one man show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It's partly auto-biographical & gives a fascinating insight into life growing up in the rural Ireland of the 1970s & 80s.

Seamus joins Brendan in studio.

www.seamusorourke.com

Bruce Jones aka Les Battersby in Coronation Street

Bruce Jones aka Les Battersby in Coronation Street

The actor, who played Les Battersby on the soap, was axed in 2007 & has since opened up in a new documentary for Channel 5, to raise awareness about celebrities on benefits.

Bruce Jones joins Brendan from a studio in UK.

Music Played on the Show

Seasons (Waiting On You)

Seasons (Waiting On You)

Future Islands

4:01

Love Her Madly

Love Her Madly

The Doors

3:13

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