Marian Finucane

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In the good times, Anglo, Seán FitzPatrick and their customers prospered more than most. Photograph: Photocall Ireland

Seán FitzPatrick was not at first terribly keen to meet me in the autumn of 2007 in the weeks after I started as Finance Correspondent of The Irish Ti(...)

Workers leaving Tillie and Henderson’s shirt factory in Derry. Born in 1920, Granny left school at 14 and went to work in one of the city’s many  shirt factories. Photograph: Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Granny always claimed she was sacked for laughing. Born in Derry’s Bogside in 1920, she left school at 14 and went to work in one of the city’s many t(...)

Trinity College says its E3 education is designed to give graduates the skills they need to create solutions that enable society to live sustainably and equitably. Photograph: iStock

My daughter is due to take her Leaving Cert in June and is determined to do two things: attend Trinity and find a career involved in addressing climat(...)

Over the years Brendan O’Connor has dialled down the sardonic sneer [...] and he’s now an empathetic interviewer who wears his knowledge of books, culture and history lightly. Photograph: Kinlan Photography

A friend recently lamented to me that he appeared to have moved abruptly from “promising” to “veteran” without an intervening middle period. That exp(...)

Ryan Tubridy remains RTÉ’s highest-paid presenter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The pay bill for the 10 highest paid presenters at RTÉ rose to €3.2 million in 2019, up from just above €3 million in 2016, according to figures publi(...)

Marian Finucane and John Clarke. Photograph: Kieran Slyne

“Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends” – Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking If (...)

Brendan O’Connor and Sarah Caden.

It’s been a year of change for broadcaster and journalist Brendan O’Connor. Not only has he had a “new lease of career life” at the age of 50, taking (...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke (left) with then attorney general Séamus Woulfe at an event in Dublin in 2018. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The decision of Chief Justice Frank Clarke on Monday to publish some of his correspondence with Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over the Golfgate controversy(...)

Joe Duffy: Liveline’s audience crossed the 400,000 mark to 404,000, the latest radio research shows.

Irish people flocked to radio as the coronavirus crisis unfolded, leading to huge increases in the listenership of shows such as Morning Ireland, Live(...)

Shane Ross: dubbed a  “tell-tale tattler” by Regina Doherty. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

If you’re bored with constant conversations about Covid-19, spare a thought for Brendan O’Connor. With immaculate timing, O’Connor began hosting his s(...)

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