We've said it before and we've said it again: live TV in Ireland will always tend towards disaster. Our theory is that it's because, as a nation, we just can't help acting the maggot in front of as large an audience as possible.
Take this report from RTÉ News last night, for example. David Murphy was in the middle of a live report when a gang of absolute divils decided they wanted in on the action...
— Michael Farrell (@farellmichael) January 10, 2017
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The look of resignation in the reporter's eyes... we feel your pain, brother.