Gerard O’Regan: ‘Meet Bernie and Ber: liberal, well-educated but blind to their snootiness’

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Gerard O’Regan: ‘Meet Bernie and Ber: liberal, well-educated but blind to their snootiness’


'Both contributors arrive in studio with the assured confidence of the upwardly mobile Irish middle class.' Stock Image
‘Both contributors arrive in studio with the assured confidence of the upwardly mobile Irish middle class.’ Stock Image

When Bernie is appearing on Sunday morning radio chat shows – which is fairly often – she tends to tie back her long hair in a pony tail.

She is what would be classed as a high-achieving woman. She has her self-confessed demanding job in the pulsating heart of the business world; there are also the lives of her three children to orchestrate, between expensive crèches and even more costly private schools.

“When I’m on radio it’s such a relief,” she says. “It’s not like when you’re on the telly or at work. You can let your hair down. Or in my case tie it back”

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