George Hook

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George Hook’s show was less sit-in than nod-off. Photograph: The Irish Times

Broadcaster George Hook returned to radio on Saturday morning for the first time since being dropped last September from his weekday talk show on News(...)

George Hook will be off the air at Newstalk until December when he will start a new weekend show.

Broadcaster George Hook is to permanently “step down” from his weekday lunchtime slot at Newstalk following the furore over his on-air comments recent(...)

A number of staff at Newstalk have signed a letter calling on management at the station to remove broadcaster George Hook from its airwaves. File photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

A number of staff at Newstalk have signed a letter calling on management at the station to remove broadcaster George Hook from its airwaves over his c(...)

‘We stand on the cusp of a new era where we finally have the means to prevent an entire class of cancers.’ Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

After clean water, there is no health intervention that has saved more lives than vaccination – and none that has inspired more misguided opposition. (...)

Broadcaster George Hook has apologised to Ireland rugby player Johnny Sexton for threatening to sue him. File photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Broadcaster George Hook has apologised to Ireland rugby player Johnny Sexton after threatening to sue him following comments made by Sexton in an arti(...)

Sally, Jill and Hilary O’Herlihy, daughters and wife of Bill O’Herlihy at the funeral mass of the RTÉ presenter at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The funeral has taken place of the broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy who died suddenly this week at the age of 76. The congregation at a packed Our Lady of (...)

Rugby pundit and broadcaster George Hook, who has had gout for 15 years, says it’s a pain like no other. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

In my experience, all non-gout sufferers think the condition is a great joke and make wisecracks about the amount of red wine you drink and the(...)