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‘I’m sure dropping out of college gave my parents grief’ - Bryan Dobson on early starts, turning 60 and switching off

This Working Life: Bryan Dobson, journalist and presenter of Morning Ireland in conversation with Mary McCarthy

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Bryan Dobson

Bryan Dobson

Bryan Dobson

Opportunity knocks

Leaving school in 1979, I wanted to become a journalist as I was big into current affairs and had got a taste for it on work experience. But the only course was in Rathmines and I did not get in.

I enrolled for a diploma in communications instead but dropped out early.