Ciaran Cannon: claimed he would be guaranteed Seanad seat.

Senators have demanded that Minister of State Ciaran Cannon address the House on a claim that a Fianna Fail Senator tried to bribe him.Mr Cannon was a(...)

Presenter Sean O’Rourke said he was ‘excited’ at the prospect of taking over from Pat Kenny. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Seán O’Rourke said today he was “excited” at the prospect of taking over from Pat Kenny as presenter of the station’s mid-morn(...)

Presenter Seán O’Rourke on the set of The Week in Politics.

The veteran RTÉ news and current affairs broadcaster Seán O’Rourke is to be announced as successor to Pat Kenny’s morning radio show. O’Rourke, who cu(...)

John Mulholland (centre) with Mark Little and Maggie O'Kane at the First thought discussion in Galway

How will readers access this article? Through the printed page or via Facebook, Google+ and Twitter? That was the topic of the First Thought discussio(...)

One of the most prestigious jobs in Irish PR has been snapped up by Bernard Mallee, the former journalist and government communications man. Mallee wi(...)

‘John Cunningham might touch on a major news event, or a daily irritant like Galway’s notorious traffic, or the attempts to bring world cinema to the city – when he and others became known as the “dirty film crowd”.’ Photograph: iStockphoto
Galway insights

‘Come up and see me some time”. That infamous Mae West invitation may sound somewhat apocryphal now, but there once was a Galway man who did ju(...)