Rick O’Shea and Nikki Hayes Facebook group reaches 150

There’s now 150ish members in the group. If you’re on Facebook join us. Una succinctly captures what’s just so erroneous about the new policy: “[Rick’s] programme is generally stimulating, funny, interesting, interactive, revealing and thought-provoking. Now? Pink – ‘So What’, Beyonce – ‘If I Were A Boy’. A few links. The news. The sport. Entertainment … Read more

Save the 2fm 2!

RTE 2fm have instructed Rick O’Shea and Nikki Hayes to drop all non-music items from their shows and simply introduce the songs. Rick’s an acquaintance and fellow blogger, and has built up a huge following through the interplay of his show, his blog, his twittering etc. Now RTE has effectively cut off his tongue, his … Read more

Deathmatch was largely bloodless.

Una cogging Rick’s playlist while Derek glares out from between them. Rick can text and DJ at the same time. Rick lets one off. Una’s too polite to mention it. Fire alarm goes off. I happened to be in Dublin as I’d a couple of gigs. It was eventful. I was drawing caricatures at Legal … Read more