Marian Finucane

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The BAI describes D’Arcy’s inclusion of comments from the anti-abortion side during his interview with the Linehans as “cursory.” Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has rapped RTÉ over the knuckles for the way presenter Ray D’Arcy dealt with abortion. Its decision highlights (...)

Former tánaiste Ray MacSharry with former taoisigh Brian Cowen and Albert Reynolds. Mr MacSharry has defended pension payments to politicians. File photograph: The Irish Times

Former Fianna Fáil tánaiste Ray MacSharry has said he has “quite a number” of pensions and he does not begrudge retired politicians the money they are(...)

Retired Bishop Willie Walsh said he believed many abuse survivors had no one to talk to about their experiences. File photograph

Retired Bishop Willie Walsh has said he used to sit and cry in the aftermath of meetings with survivors of church sex abuse. Admitting he did not in(...)

Miriam O’Callaghan was the fifth highest paid presenter while Ryan Tubridy was in first place in 2014. Photograph: Shane O’Neill / Fennell Photography

RTÉ Radio One presenter Marian Finucane saw her earnings from RTÉ almost halve between 2008 and 2014. Ms Finucane was paid €295, 000 in 2014 down €27(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Dr Michael Jackson, Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin,  are concerned about access to churches on Easter Sunday. Photograph: The Irish Times

Church of Ireland clergy, including Archbishop Michael Jackson, are to meet in Dublin on Friday to discuss ways to address difficulties in accessing (...)

A couple who survived the Batalcan attacks have  expressed concern over the manner in which the Shelbourne Hotel was evacuated after a fire alarm went off in the hotel on three separate occasions in the middle of night. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Shelbourne Hotel has insisted “correct protocols” were followed after it was criticised for not assisting a wheelchair-bound survivor of the Batac(...)

Bertie Ahern: the former taoiseach made a shameless attempt to rewrite the past on Sunday with Miriam

Perhaps it’s all the Star Wars hype, but the name of one instalment of the sci-fi saga springs to mind when summing up radio in 2015. Having come th(...)

Emergency workers remove a car in the area of Corbally in Limerick city Ireland, as flooding continues along the banks of the River Shannon. Photograph. PA

Compensation for owners of uninsured small businesses affected by flooding will be paid before Christmas, Minister of State for the Office of Public W(...)

Accounts of damage caused by flooding dominated the airwaves: The river Suck at Ballinasloe after Storm Desmond hit the area over last weekend. Photograph: Airman Jamie Martin/Air Corps/PA

Bemoaning seasonal excess is practically compulsory at this time of year, but there has been real anguish on the airwaves this week about current sur(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said he was “pro-life” and against abortion on demand. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A consensus is emerging in Fine Gael that the unborn should maintain a constitutional protection in any review of abortion legislation. The (...)

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