Gavan Reilly

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said he could understand the anger at the pay rise for Ministers of State. Photograph: Julien Behal

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said he accepts that a Cabinet decision to top-up pay for super-junior Ministers is causing “a great annoyanc(...)

Gavan Reilly: The presenter lifts the Newstalk show beyond its limitations Photograph: Newstalk

Gavan Reilly is perplexed at what he’s hearing. With the worldwide pandemic showing no signs of declining and state health bodies urging masks be worn(...)

Virgin Media Television head of news and sport Mick McCaffrey: ‘In normal times, you would never consider putting news up against RTÉ’s Six-One.’ Photograph: Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography.

The news at Virgin Media Television is that there is now more news than ever – and it’s not all down to the Dr Tony Holohan show. The broadcaster’s n(...)

A man photographs a street art mural by the artist ADW in Portarlington, Co Laois. Entitled ‘Is it Still raining? I hadn’t noticed’, the work deals with the issue of mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown. Photograph: PA

A further two people have died from Covid-19, the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) has reported in its latest statement. There have now (...)

 The Irish Times had 24 journalists in the top 100 list. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP

Virgin Media political correspondent Gavan Reilly has been named Ireland’s most influential journalist on Twitter for 2019, topping a list of 100 user(...)

The Tonight Show Leaders’ Debate featured presenter Ivan Yates, Labour leader Brendan Howlin, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Solidarity/People Before Profit’s Mick Barry, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, Social Democrats’ co-leader Catherine Murphy, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, Green Party leader Eamon Ryan and presenter Matt Cooper. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography

Before it even started, the Leaders’ Debate (Virgin Media One, Thursday) was suffering an identity crisis: it couldn’t decide whether it wanted to be (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar buys  sausages at Fitzgerald’s Butchers during his general election campaign walkabout in Fermoy, Co Cork. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg.

Not so ‘fast’ Eddie A week is a long time in politics, so the cliche goes, but for Fianna Fáil’s Eddie Ryan it must be eternal. “Fast” Eddie declare(...)

Marian Finucane: ‘Finucane also adopts an air of bemused wonderment at the ordinary and obvious’

Considering it’s a day of rest, mid-morning Sunday is a remarkably busy time on Irish radio. While the rest of the country is emerging from slumber or(...)

Photograph: iStock

Today FM presenter Matt Cooper and Virgin Media political correspondent Gavan Reilly have topped the list of Irish journalists on Twitter, according t(...)

Marian Finucane: ‘But you’re not denying, are you, the consequences of global warming?’

A longtime fixture of weekend radio, the Sunday morning newspaper panel hosted by Marian Finucane (RTÉ Radio 1) is something of an institution. And li(...)

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