Radio review: A splash of culture gets us through the blues

On Blue Monday, the airwaves are abuzz with positive psychology while Luke Clancy’s Culture File on Lyric FM is a haven of artistic sensibility in a troubled world

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Well done! You have made it! You survived Blue Monday after the bluest of years and a new one that has started just as ignominiously. This is a feat to be proud of, if you buy into the idea that depression needs its own annual holiday celebration.

On Monday, the airwaves are filled with positivity. But on The Lifestyle Show (RTE Radio Extra), Tara Loughrey-Grant is prepping us to cope with the most depressing ...