April 27, 2009 by Brian O'Connor
Television’s all-consuming power means the famous old line dismissing it as chewing gum for the eyes is way off the mark practically, whatever about theoretically.
So when RTE came-a-calling to Punchestown, wanting the schedule for the 2009 festival changed round to facilitate its coverage, they were never likely to be disappointed. (more…)
April 24, 2009 by Brian O'Connor
Isn’t it interesting that those same people who laugh at science fiction and horoscopes will still listen to weather forecasts?
As anyone who has ever organised an outdoor event in Ireland knows, predicting what’s going to fall out of the sky is to science what Keno is to stable financial planning. (more…)