Friday 28 July 2017

All hail the new king of drivetime radio - or maybe not

Matt Cooper has all the qualities one looks for in an accountant, rather than a celebrated radio presenter, writes Eilis O'Hanlon

Matt Cooper. Photo: Collins
Matt Cooper. Photo: Collins

Eilis O’Hanlon

As any policeman could tell you, it's always a bad idea to ask a question if you don't already know the answer.

Matt Cooper made that mistake last week on his Last Word show on Today FM when discussing the housing crisis in Dublin.

"Where are the 1,000sq ft €300,000 houses in Dublin?" he asked with that air of indignant astonishment which he likes to adopt when lamenting the sins of an imperfect world.

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