Brian o connell

Wednesday 11th January

Kym Owens in induced coma since November

Last November 18-year-old student Kym Owens was found a short distance from her accommodation in Maynooth with serious injuries. Since then, Kym has been in an induced coma at Connolly ...

Thursday 8th December

Parole Board Chairperson

Among the findings in the Parole Board’s Annual Report for 2015 was the fact that some long term prisoners are being kept in prison because there are no supports in ...

Tuesday 29th November

Homelessness in Limerick

Our reporter Brian O’Connell has been looking at the homeless issue in Dublin and Cork in recent days. Today Brian looks at Limerick, and there are reports that up to 10 ...

Wednesday 23rd November


Now with Government due to bring out a rental strategy in the coming weeks,  yesterday we heard from our reporter Brian O’Connell how the rental crisis is impacting on young ...

Tuesday 8th November


Now, in recent weeks the Church of Scientology has opened a National Affairs Office in Dublin, from where the Church’s outreach services will be looking to address issues such as ...

Friday 21st October

Coroner's Court

Our reporter Brian O’Connell will be attending Coroner's courts for us on a regular basis. He began yesterday with the City Coroner in Cork, where there were a number of road traffic ...

Monday 19th September

Lost Property at Garda Stations

From Rolex watches to wheelchairs, Garda stations around the country recover and are presented with a large amount of stolen and found property. Some of it is returned to its ...

Monday 12th September

Ambulance Services

Now as part of an on-going series, last night and into this morning our reporter Brian O’Connell spent time with Dublin Fire Brigade’s ambulance service as they dealt with a ...

Tuesday 6th September


Now while much of the homelessness issue has been focused on Dublin, in Cork city, there’s an emerging crisis with record numbers sleeping rough and frontline services full to capacity. ...

Monday 29th August

Dunboyne Mother and Baby Home

Over the weekend our reporter Brian O’Connell accompanied a group of mothers on a very special and very emotional journey, to Dunboyne Mother and Baby Home, now a hotel.

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