Brian o connell

Friday 27th June

Children Seeking Asylum in Ireland

While much focus has recently been placed on how the Irish State treated children in its care during the 20th century, there have been renewed calls for a review of ...

Tuesday 17th June

Garda Memorial

It is estimated that 87 Gardaí have been killed since the foundation of the force.  While collectively they are remembered at a Garden of Remembrance in Dublin Castle, one of ...

Monday 16th June


Today, June 16th is Bloomsday, a day first celebrated in 1954 when a group of writers in Dublin got together and followed in the footsteps of Joyce’s famous character, Leopold ...

Friday 13th June

Twins Placed in Care Home in Cork

To Cork, and our reporter Brian O’Connell brings us a heart wrenching story from one woman.

Tuesday 10th June

Labour Party Hustings

The first in a series of Labour Party hustings to elect a new leader and deputy leader took place last night at the Radisson Blu Hotel near Dublin Airport. Our ...

Monday 9th June

Bausch and Lomb

Waterford may be Ireland’s oldest city, but uncertainty around its economic future and ability to retain and create jobs has increased in recent days. Our reporter Brian O’Connell was in ...

Friday 23rd May

Language Schools

Earlier this week, Allied Irish College in Cork became the fifth language school to close in recent weeks, leaving some international students out of pocket and in legal limbo. Yesterday, ...

Thursday 22nd May

Rape Crisis Midwest

Earlier this week, Rape Crisis Midwest announced it was taking the decision to close its County Clare and North Tipperary services for at least a month later this summer, as ...

Tuesday 20th May

Emigrant’s Return Home

Sligo man Sean Davey described a journey home he made last year for the first time in over 40 years to a cottage in Sligo he grew up in. Well, ...

Friday 16th May


Now, last week our reporter Brian O’Connell looked at two job placement schemes. This week Brian was looking at two more.



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