Bad blood between Ciara Kelly and Shane Coleman on Newstalk

Radio: The presenters argue over restriction. It is a welcome diversion

Newstalk Breakfast presenters Ciara Kelly and Shane Coleman regularly bicker over the sujet du jour

Newstalk Breakfast presenters Ciara Kelly and Shane Coleman regularly bicker over the sujet du jour

The easing of the Omicron wave might spell good news for most of us, but it’s in danger of causing bad blood between Shane Coleman and Ciara Kelly. A couple of times during the week, the co-presenters of Newstalk Breakfast (weekdays) cross swords about the pace – or otherwise – of reopening in response to the improving situation.

Even allowing for the fact that the show’s format obliges the hosts to bicker over the sujet du jour, the ostensibly positive pandemic story generates a surprising amount of friction between the pair, sounding much less contrived than some of their other set-tos.

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