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#Brendan O'Connor

# brendan-oconnor - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge Linda Martin was having none of Amy Schumer in the nip on last night's Cutting Edge Brendan O'Connor

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'I wonder how long before there's a liberal Bishop Eamonn Casey moment?'

Have the liberal commentariat taken over a space once occupied by the Catholic Church, Brendan O’Connor asks.

# brendan-oconnor - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'People feel really abandoned': Brendan O'Connor on services for children with disabilities

We’re still abdicating our responsibility to take care of our most vulnerable children, O’Connor says.

# brendan-oconnor - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Brendan O'Connor: Children with disabilities are not taken care of in Ireland

The RTÉ presenter gave an impassioned interview on The Late Late Show last night.

# brendan-oconnor - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Tubridy's 'slightly odd' encounters with Patrick Guinness, Ryan O'Neal ... and Brendan O'Connor This post contains videos

Tubridy's 'slightly odd' encounters with Patrick Guinness, Ryan O'Neal ... and Brendan O'Connor

What happens when an interview gets ever so slightly AWKWARD?

# brendan-oconnor - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Brendan O'Connor thinks that "cranks have too much power" over the Irish media

The former chat show host was on with George Hook today.

# brendan-oconnor - Friday 31 July, 2015

RTÉ have deleted Brendan O'Connor's 'wanky' jibe at Tubridy

This morning’s encounter between the pair was a little awkward. Thanks to an edit, the playback is now a little less awkward.

# brendan-oconnor - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change

Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.

# brendan-oconnor - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Twink is selling cakes in a park in south Dublin

In an interview this morning, the entertainer became emotional discussing the passing of her dog Bertie Ahern.

# brendan-oconnor - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 of the most WTF lines from George Hook's erotic novel Fifty Shades Of George

9 of the most WTF lines from George Hook's erotic novel

Make sure you’ve had your breakfast.

# brendan-oconnor - Monday 6 July, 2015

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Brendan O'Connor's last ever Saturday Night Show was certainly eventful

The host’s last show had some interesting moments.

# brendan-oconnor - Monday 11 May, 2015

RTÉ did not know Aodhan Ó Ríordáin was wearing an equality pin

The Minister was said to only have put on the badge shortly before going on air.

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The42 'Honest, courageous and inspiring' - John Mooney speaks openly about his off-field struggles Mental Health

'Honest, courageous and inspiring' - John Mooney speaks openly about his off-field struggles

The cricketer appeared on RTÉ’s Saturday Night show.

# brendan-oconnor - Monday 23 March, 2015

"The media saved my life" - George Hook

The pundit, who retired from television rugby analysis on Saturday, has been speaking about what retirement has in store for him.

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 times Brendan O'Connor earned his RTÉ salary Pussy Riot

8 times Brendan O'Connor earned his RTÉ salary

Here are your best bits.

Poll: Who will you watch, Ray or Tubridy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will you watch, Ray or Tubridy?

Brendan O’Connor stint at the helm of RTÉ’s Saturday night chat show is coming to an end.

# brendan-oconnor - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Brendan O'Connor just announced the end of The Saturday Night Show

Ray D’Arcy will host a new Saturday night show on RTÉ One from the autumn.

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Yep, Noel Gallagher was miming on RTÉ last night Satnightshow

Yep, Noel Gallagher was miming on RTÉ last night

Saturday Night Show viewers were left decidedly unimpressed by Gallagher’s performance.

From The Daily Edge Kathryn Thomas was mortified in front of Noel Gallagher on the Saturday Night Show Who Is She

# brendan-oconnor - Thursday 29 January, 2015

"If Ray D'Arcy doing an Ant n' Dec-style show is what's required, well sure look they'll decide"

Ray D’Arcy’s arrival at RTÉ has people talking. But will Brendan O’Connor be unseated as part of a weekend reshuffle?

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Brendan O'Connor tells heckler 'sit down you clown'

The Saturday Night Show was hi-jacked by a protester.

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge "The country needed to have that conversation" - Panti returns to the Saturday Night Show Pantigate

"The country needed to have that conversation" - Panti returns to the Saturday Night Show

Panti, aka Rory O’Neill, was back with Brendan last night.

# brendan-oconnor - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Complaints about RTÉ's Panti apology have been rejected by the BAI

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said that making an apology was an editorial decision and not one for them to decide upon.

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Idris Elba did a DJ set at a Dublin club last night Last Night A Dj Saved My Life

Idris Elba did a DJ set at a Dublin club last night

The Wire actor charmed the patrons of Buck Whaley’s with his finely-chosen choons.

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Shay Healy captured the nation's hearts on the Saturday Night Show Tears

Shay Healy captured the nation's hearts on the Saturday Night Show

The musician spoke openly about his experience of Parkinson’s, and gave a moving performance.

From The Daily Edge 8 pieces of dating advice from last night's Saturday Night Show Love Life

8 pieces of dating advice from last night's Saturday Night Show

Looking for love? HERE YA GO.

# brendan-oconnor - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year

The bank is currently engaged in 9,000 legal or potential legal cases with customers in mortgage arrears.

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's the Saturday Night Show's celebrity #nomakeupselfie Nomakeupselfie

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Margaretta D'Arcy appeared on the Saturday Night Show in her orange prison jumpsuit Telly

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 9 stages of Charlie Bird being special-cuddled by a seal Seal The Deal

The 9 stages of Charlie Bird being special-cuddled by a seal

Ireland relived the moment last night.

Damien Kiberd: RTÉ thinks it played safe on Pantigate - I beg to differ

RTÉ would do well to remember the story of Jurgen Klinsmann’s dive in the 1990 World Cup and the effect that had on schoolboy footballers for years to come.

# brendan-oconnor - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Brendan O'Connor's Pussy Riot interview goes international Telly Riot

Brendan O'Connor's Pussy Riot interview goes international

“Inane chatshow banter”. Ouch.

# brendan-oconnor - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday Debate

The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday

According to RTE, ‘The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia; what constitutes homophobia and who gets to define the word?’

RTÉ receive 847 complaints about Panti appearance and apology to Iona Institute

The majority of the emailed complaints have been received in the past three days.

# brendan-oconnor - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

More than 100 complaints about Panti appearance and RTÉ apology

The vast majority were from people complaining about the broadcaster’s apology to a number of newspaper columnists and the Iona Institute.

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill

The term ‘homophobia’ refers to an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against gay people… So why it is not permissible to state that a group that actively campaigns against same-sex marriage is homophobic?

# brendan-oconnor - Sunday 26 January, 2014

RTÉ apologises for ‘distress’ caused by Saturday Night Show guest’s comments

Brendan O’Connor apologised for comments made by a guest on the show two weeks ago, understood to be Rory O’Neill, aka Panti.

# brendan-oconnor - Friday 11 October, 2013

Donal Walsh's anti-suicide video to be broadcast on Saturday Night Show

The inspirational teenager spoke out about suicides while he was battling cancer.

# brendan-oconnor - Saturday 5 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Hank's for the party... Breaking Bad's Dean Norris was out for pints in Dublin last night One Schraderbrau Please
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