Anne Doyle

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RTE’s Ger Canning: “With live sport you’re flying by the seat of your pants and you’re hoping to God that you land safely. And I’ve relished every minute I’ve had of it.”  File photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Midway through the summer of ‘81 with the All Ireland championships already in full swing, Ger Canning picked up the phone to have a conversation he c(...)

Teenage girls were more likely than boys to be provided with alcohol by parents or guardians, the report said. Photograph: iStock

More than half of teenagers who had started drinking alcohol at 13 years of age said they were either provided alcohol by their parents, or took it fr(...)

Anne Doyle on retirement: ‘If I could have afforded it, I would have gone out earlier.’ Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

THE FORMER RTÉ NEWSREADER OF 30 YEARS ON HER POPULARITY ON SOCIAL MEDIA, HER BRIEF RETURN TO TV WITH WATERFORD WHISPERS, THE PERKS OF RETIREMENT, A(...)

Keys to My Life: Anne Doyle with presenter Brendan Courtney

Anne Doyle was an enigma across her decades as first lady of television news. And the former newsreader’s mystique endures in the opening episode of K(...)

There has been a significant and steady decline in the number of fire fatalities over the last 15 years since the initiation of community fire safety programmes. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Alcohol is a factor in more than half of all fatal fires in homes in Ireland, according to a new study by the Health Research Board. The research, w(...)

Jockey Davy Russell  and Dublin hurler Chris Crummy give jockey Ruby Walsh his jersey before the start of the eighth annual Hurling for Cancer Research,  in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, Co Kildare.  Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

If the whole jockey thing hadn’t worked out for Davy Russell, he might instead have played hurling for his native Cork. That’s the opinion of other pe(...)

The funeral hearse  of Phillomena Lynott passes the seafront in Sutton, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Philomena Lynott was “a force of nature”, mourners at her funeral in Dublin were told. The voice of her son Phil, lead singer and bassist with Thin L(...)

  Liveline host Joe Duffy’s investigative skills make for interesting listening

Has Joe Duffy ever considered becoming a private detective? This isn’t meant as a sly hint, à la managers suggesting employees seek new opportunities (...)

David Power: world premiere at the National Concert Hall of a new work inspired by his version of a very old Irish tune, ‘Gol na mBán san Ár’

It has long been well known in Ireland that, around this time of year, the wind may shake the barley. There’s even a ballad on the subject to warn us.(...)

Samantha Barry: “Thankfully in Ireland there’s a plenitude of strong female broadcasters like Anne Doyle, Marian Finucane and Miriam.”

Vogue’s indomitable US editor Anna Wintour is known for a great many things, among them 6am tennis lessons and 7am blowdries. In the media industry, h(...)

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