John Clarke

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Flann O’Brien: experienced a short-lived infatuation with rugby

I note with indignation that this year’s “Mylesday” has been deferred by 24 hours to avoid a clash with rugby. For those who don’t know, Mylesday is (...)

Senator Michelle Mulherin: Her constituency office was subjected to an arson attack in January 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A 41-year-old man is to be sentenced in February after pleading guilty to carrying out an arson attack on the constituency office of former Mayo TD Mi(...)

Accused broke a hole in Michelle Mulherin’s constituency window, inserted a rag and lit the device before flinging it through the window. Photograph: Courtesy of RTÉ

A 41-year-old man who threw a homemade petrol bomb through the window of former Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin’s constituency office in Ballina, Co Ma(...)

Davy Fitzgerald and Galway boss Micheál Donoghue exchange views  on the sideline at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald was non-committal on his future following yesterday’s defeat to Galway in Thurles. In three previous quarter-finals ag(...)

‘Gobshite’ –  a rank earned usually by many years of outstanding achievement in annoying people, but sometimes awarded on the basis of a single egregious misdemeanour

Among the many causes for national pride in recent days, not the least – I thought – was hearing the word “eejit” on Tuesday night’s Sky TV News. (...)

Church of Ireland notes

The spring issue of the Church of Ireland journal, Search, edited by Canon Ginnie Kennerley, will be available this weekend. An excerpt from the late(...)

John Clarke: new show is due to air on Sunday mornings on Radio Nova from September 27th. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Radio Nova has signed John Clarke, the former head of 2fm, to present a Sunday morning slot. Mr Clarke, who left 2fm as part of the shake-up of the st(...)

Former head of 2fm John Clarke. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Radio Nova said it is “still in talks” with John Clarke, the former head of 2fm, to appear on the station after it felt obliged to pull last Sunday’s (...)

Former head of 2fm John Clarke: sitting in for Mike Moloney on Radio Nova

Former head of 2fm John Clarke wasn’t too pleased when the current supremo Dan Healy revamped its schedule in 2014 to court younger listeners, exiting(...)

RTÉ broadcaster Marian Finucane has married her long-term partner John Clarke.

RTÉ broadcaster Marian Finucane has married her long-term partner John Clarke at a low key ceremony at Dublin’s registry office.The 64-year-old broadc(...)

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