Cormac Ó hEadhra: ‘If someone is going through a difficult time, I would say: go and talk to somebody’

As he eases himself into the Drivetime hotseat, the RTÉ radio presenter is determined to use his new platform as a way to address issues that sometimes slip under the national radar

26th September, 2020
Cormac Ó hEadhra: ‘If someone is going through a difficult time, I would say: go and talk to somebody’
Cormac Ó hEadhra will begin co-presenting Drivetime with Sarah McInerney on RTÉ Radio 1 from tomorrow. Photo: Fergal Phillips.

“I don’t want to be the story. I feel an obligation to do this interview because it’s a new gig. But I’ve no great desire to be a star.”

On the terrace of a small cafe in Dublin’s leafy Ranelagh, Cormac Ó hEadhra is reflecting on his attitude to his radio career, while also perhaps having a moment of existential crisis at the tables being turned, as...

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