Ray Mcanally

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Aonghus McAnally: “Lots of people will be unhappy with decisions.  I was sacked in a three-minute meeting

“If you want to be brave, stand up and be brave, don’t stand up and be half brave and hide behind something,” says Aonghus McAnally about the “secret (...)

Donald Trump: Disproves the theory that just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. Photograph: Erik S Lesser-Pool/Getty Images

Time was when you only ever heard about the “deep state” from men in donkey jackets selling copies of the Socialist Worker newspaper in pubs. Along wi(...)

Lancers charge on O’Connell Street for RTÉ’s 1966 series  ‘Insurrection’.

“Undoubtedly the most difficult and ambitious project ever attempted by Irish television.” That’s how the RTV Guide (as it then was) described the TV (...)

Joe Lynch in a classic pose as Dinny Byrne in TV series Glenroe. File photograph: RTÉ

As principal writer of two hugely popular television series based in rural Ireland, Wesley Burrowes had an unlikely background. He was a Northern Pr(...)

‘Over the last 15 years, I have gained a black belt in the art of Pretending I’ve Seen The West Wing.’ Martin Sheen as President Bartlett. Photograph: Warner Bros/Getty Images

The West Wing was dreadful. Among cultural entities that sensible people recommend that TV show might just be the most irredeemable. Yes, I really am (...)