Marian Finucane

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Leo Varadkar said he was awaiting a report from barrister, David Kennedy SC, who was asked to “establish all the facts” around Maria Bailey’s now withdrawn action against the Dean Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Kinlan Photography.

Leo Varadkar is ordering all future Fine Gael election candidates to fully disclose their involvement in any legal proceedings in the wake of the Mari(...)

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(...)

“People who continue to drive while suspended, do face (prison time) in court. And judges are jailing people who have continually broken the law.” File photograph: Getty

Some motorists have such disregard for the law and committed crimes so regularly that jailing them is the only way to stop them, the head of the Road (...)

  On Today with Sean O’Rourke, the presenter  attempts to conjure up the whiff of cordite by recreating the close-fought battles of the previous divorce referendum

There’s a trusty adage about warfare which holds that generals always fight the last war rather than the next one. Whatever about military campaigns, (...)

RTÉ Radio 1’s Marian Finucane and Today FM’s Matt Cooper were the main winners in the latest radio audience figures from the Joint National Listenersh(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Retendering the national children’s hospital contract is not an option, Minister for Health Simon Harris has said. Mr Harris’s comments come as confi(...)

Ian Dempsey’s long-running Today FM breakfast show has added listeners. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Today FM’s Ian Dempsey and Newstalk’s Ivan Yates were among the main winners in the latest radio ratings, while Ryan Tubridy and Ray D’Arcy also added(...)

Student Cian Gleeson addresses the house at a Coláiste Iognáid debate. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

It’s the era of intellectual tribalism, echo chambers and opinions driven by the Pavlovian response to social media “likes”. So how do you nurture ind(...)

Sean O’Rourke: excited at the prospect of getting stuck into the Brexit action

Whoever came up with the adage that no news is good news clearly hasn’t been listening to the coverage of Brexit. Despite near-apocalyptic predictions(...)

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(...)

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