1974:  TK Whitaker, governor of the Central Bank.  Photograph: Tom Lawlor

In 1939, a senior Civil Service officer wrote a performance review of the 22-year-old TK Whitaker, describing him as “highly intelligent, an officer d(...)

Oireachtas TV is to be relayed to 1.1 million Irish homes. Photograph: Alan Betson

A dedicated television channel covering Dáil, Seanad and Oireachtas committees has been established nearly 50 years after a minister with responsib(...)