Paul Russell

RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland

Paul Russell is Head of New Media in RTÉ Radio. He has worked on several radio shows on both RTÉ 2FM and Radio 1 including The Gerry Ryan Show, the Dave Fanning Show, John Kelly’s Mystery Train and The Tubridy Show.


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For two streetwise Irish boys who loved hopping on trains and ferries and discovering new faraway places, one adventure took them so far they become front page news.

Don't Go Far

For two streetwise Irish boys who loved hopping on trains and ferries and discovering new faraway places, one adventure took them so far they become front page news.

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