“I'm more of a technophobe than some people realise. I'm really fascinated by gadgets but I can't work anything. I'm in the ha’penny place with every piece of gadgetry.
“There are so many connections and leads in the house now that I just don't know which one is for what.
“I have an advantage over other people who get way behind when they're apart from their gadgets and mobiles. I'm so far behind that it doesn't affect me when I go away for a week. I don't have a Blackberry and I can’t use nine tenths of what my phone can do.
"I never played computer games. When I was in the Belfield UCD bar, I played Pong. I was quite good at that. But then Pac Man came in and that was too advanced for me.
“The fact that so many new things are not compatible with products out before, there is definitely a world wide scam going on, no doubt. Everything has built-in obsolesence. Whether it's iPods or computer gear, there's so much stuff that's meant to break after a certain amount of time, I really believe that."