Brian o connell

Tuesday 9th May

Misuse of Drugs Act

Under the Misuse of Drugs Act, new rules came into effect last week resulting in stricter prescribing procedures for certain medications. These include so-called ‘benzos’ such as Valium and Xanax ...

Wednesday 26th April

Limerick Evictions Update

Yesterday our reporter Brian O’Connell brought us a report from Limerick in relation to eight properties in the Fisherman’s Quay complex, where tenants have received eviction notices. Brian joined us ...

Tuesday 25th April

Limerick Evictions

Now, following several high-profile evictions from property complexes, new legislation was meant to protect tenants in developments where multiple properties have been sold. Our reporter Brian O’Connell was in Limerick ...

Monday 24th April

St. Mel's College in Longford

One of the country’s best known sporting and academic secondary schools recently passed a century and a half of learning. St Mel’s College in Longford marked the milestone by producing ...

Wednesday 19th April


Brian O’Connell has been back looking at some of the stories behind the small ads. The Evening Echo in Cork is one of the few papers that still have a ...

Thursday 30th March

Respite Care

Last week on this show our reporter Brian O’Connell highlighted the lack of respite services for children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities in the south west. We had ...

Thursday 23rd March

Respite Services in North Kerry

A number of parents in north Kerry have said there is a crisis emerging in relation to respite services for their adult children who are living with disabilities. It’s a ...

Wednesday 8th March

Sean McDermott St. Laundry

The Tuam Babies scandal has once again focused attention on the sites where mother and baby home were located. Having previously reported on the sale of a former laundry in ...

Tuesday 7th March

Garda Patrol in Dublin City Centre

Back on the beat this weekend with An Garda Siochana, with units from Pearse Street. Last weekend Brian O'Connell spent some time with a public order unit operating out of Pearse ...

Thursday 2nd March

Drug Den in Cork

With reports that heroin use in Cork is on the rise, is it time to look at opening a supervised injecting centre in the city, like the one planned for ...



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