Joe Duffy

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Larry Gogan: sounds as positive and modest as ever as he moves to RTÉ Gold.

It’s fair to say that Liveline (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) has had its share of jarring moments down the years. But there’s a distinct air of discombobula(...)

 The leading players of the Tivoli’s Snow White and the Adventures of Sammy Sausages and Buffy

Snow White and the Adventures of Sammy Sausages & Buffy Tivoli Theatre, Dublin Until Jan 13th At any other point in the year, a radical reinterpr(...)

It’s riddle time. Not screen time.

My daughter has discovered riddles and for weeks now she’s been quizzing us on all sorts of conundrums. (a) “You are taking part in a running race,” s(...)

Alan Hughes as Sammy Sausages, Mary Byrne as Fairy Mary and Rob Murphy as Buffy in the Cheerios Panto Snow White and the Adventures of Sammy Sausages & Buffy

SNOW WHITE AND THE ADVENTURES OF SAMMY SAUSAGES & BUFFY ★★★★☆ Tivoli, Dublin Much avant-garde theatre may aim to subvert the establishment, but w(...)

Ryan Tubridy, RTÉ’s highest-paid presenter, pictured outside Number 10 Downing Street, London, in October.

Ryan Tubridy remained the highest-paid presenter at RTÉ in 2016 with a pay packet of €495,000, ahead of Ray D’Arcy, whose pay increased €50,000 to €45(...)

“Basically,” Fernando Nuno LaFuente told Seán O’Rourke on Wednesday morning, “I’m not dead.”

So, all those minutes of silence, expressions of grief and offers of condolences were for nothing. “Basically,” Fernando Nuno LaFuente told Seán O’Ro(...)

Joe Duffy talks to Bernie McNally, who was injured in the Dublin-Monaghan bombings of 1974, about her criticisms of a new Junior Certificate history textbook which fails to mention the atrocity, which left 34 people dead

One of the more durable cliches about Anglo-Irish relations is that while the English never remember history, the Irish never forget it. At the very l(...)

Sonny Knowles at the Olympia Theatre in 1988.  Photograph: Independent News and Media/Getty Images

Sonny Knowles, showband and cabaret singer and musician, and a popular entertainer for six decades, has died, aged 86. News of his death – peacefully(...)

Henry McKean: Unfailingly courteous yet anxiously scatty

“All week on Newstalk, it’s Ireland’s commuter hell.” Taken on its own, this sounds like a threat by the commercial station to add to rush-hour misery(...)

Joe Duffy: Holding a mirror to Irish life

On the face of it, the news that Joe Duffy is to appear in a pantomime is in danger of causing reality to collapse in on itself under the weight of to(...)

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