Martin Mackin

8 results

RTÉ director general Dee Forbes or the chairwoman of the board were present at most of the meetings. Photograph: Jason Andrews

Senior RTÉ representatives met politicians or top Government officials on 14 occasions in the final four months of 2019, a period in which the deficit(...)

Q4 director Gerry O’Sullivan, right, pictured in 1999 alongside Eircom’s then chief executive Alfie Kane in a hot air baloon to launch the company’s new corporate identity. O’Sullivan left Eircom in 2003 to co-found public relations agency Q4 in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Accumulated profits at Dublin-based leading public relations agency Q4 increased by 1.2 per cent to just more than €1.9 million, latest abridged accou(...)

 Joe Carmody, managing director of Edelman Ireland, and former British ambassador to Ireland Dominick Chilcott.  The company recorded profits of €218,993 for the 12 months to the end of June 2016. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The Irish arm of Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm, with more than 5,000 employees in 65 cities, reported a healthy rise in revenues (...)

Members of the public celebrating the life of late British MP Jo Cox beside the Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Friends and former colleagues of the murdered Labour Party MP Jo Cox attended a memorial gathering on Wednesday in Dublin to remember her and to celeb(...)

Fine Gael Mark Kennelly: Kenny’s chief of staff in Government. He is the Taoiseach’s voice in many meetings, largely spending the campaign on the ro(...)

Going negative: Fianna Fáil’s first billboard poster of the 2016 election campaign. Photograph: Eric Luke

In May 1988 George HW Bush’s quest to become the first sitting United States vice-president in 150 years to win a presidential election was in trouble(...)

Although this book has many moving moments, it is not filled with flourish or colour. It is as considered and careful, in its tone, as the campaign was, and all the more useful for that.

Gay people in Ireland over the past half-century have been lucky with their leaders, and indeed supporters. While figures such as David Norris, Kat(...)

 US first lady Michelle Obama with Moya Doherty and Fionnuala Kenny at a performance of Riverdance at the Gaiety Theatre last Monday. Photograph: Eric Luke

And speaking of slobbering . . . Here’s the Taoiseach’s wife, Fionnuala Kenny, introducing the guest of honour at Monday’s special performance of Rive(...)