An analysis of the strained relationship between Ireland’s sports stars and the media

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Martin O’Neill (Photo credit: Dagur Brynjólfsson on Flickr, Creative Commons license CC BY-SA 2.0) Attention of late has turned to relationship ruptures between sports figures and organisations and the media whose role is to cover them. MTK Global’s pugnacious boycott of Irish media along with high profile spats with Joe Schmidt and Jim Gavin, and […]

Ignoring the hype in a hype-filled world

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Before seeing La La Land As I am typing this, I am waiting to be picked up by a friend to go to the cinema to see La La Land. This is arguably the most praised film of the year and of several years for many. Critics love it for the throwback vibes they get […]

Seventy eight percent of statistics are made up. In 2016, half of the news you read was, too

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People are reflecting on how crazy and unpredictable the last twelve months have been, with so many political curveballs and so many greats taken away from us. “It is becoming increasingly obvious that David Bowie has established a better alternate universe and is populating it selectively one by one,” one Twitter user wrote. Ninety one […]

Circuit Court Judge calls for formation of sentencing council

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Circuit Court Judge Tom O’Donnell has called for the formation of a sentencing council to deal with Irish media. Sean Dunne report…