Tag Archives: UTV

Journalists And Actors

Heres an odd thing. The Fitzjames Horse family got our first TV set…an Echo (might have been spelt EKCO) in September 1959. It was Black and White of course. Only two channels in those days, the BBC and the new, … Continue reading

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A Bad Marching Season Is A Good One.

Last night on BBCs “The View” Chris Ryder and Brian Feeney warned that it would be a bad marching season. Of course there is the potential for widespread violence and even deaths. And I am aware I speak in relative … Continue reading

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Nesbitt

Some twenty five years ago Mike Nesbitt used to do the Saturday Sports results on BBC Norn Iron. His catchphrase seemed to be “Newry Olympic 3 Lisnagarvey 1” and I dont think anyone of us who heard him adequately read … Continue reading

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Alliance: Decision Time?

The Alliance Party are too angry to act logically at the moment. They have a right to be angry. There seems no end to the viloence…..”pogrom” they have called it……and the hyperbole is understandable. The Stormont Debate yesterday will not … Continue reading

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RTE Drop “Prime Time Investigates”

Nobody can deny that there has been a lot of scandals……..political, financial, Church over the past two decades. Nor can anyone deny that there is an ongoing “drugs war” among the criminal classes. RTE deserves a lot of credit for … Continue reading

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