Robert Fisk

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Lara Marlowe with Robert Fisk in Kuwait, near a burning oilfield, in February 1991

I had the honour of being married to Robert Fisk for 12 years. In my opinion he was the finest journalist of his generation The word “controvers(...)

Robert Fisk

Born: July 12th, 1946 Died: October 30th, 2020 Robert Fisk who has died suddenly aged 74 devoted most of his life to reporting wars and revolutions (...)

Donald Trump speaks to the press at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Monday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP

In the outpouring of regard for Robert Fisk, who has died aged 74, journalists one or two generations younger have hailed the acclaimed foreign corres(...)

Robert Fisk joined the London Independent in 1989 and continued to work for that publication until his death.

Veteran foreign correspondent and author Robert Fisk has died after becoming unwell at his Dublin home on Friday. It is understood the journalist was(...)

Naoise Nunn: “I’m delighted to bring the ethos and the fun of Leviathan to the Library of Progress at Body&Soul later this month.”

The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse The venue was the Hub on Dublin’s Eus(...)

“We’re coming for you,” the NRA says to the New York Times.

The largest gun lobby in the US has said in a video ad it is “coming for” the New York Times. National Rifle Association (NRA) spokeswoman Dana Loesc(...)

Mark Durkan of the SDLP with his wife, Jacqui, after losing his seat following the General Election count for Foyle. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

John Hume’s name has been rarely off the tongues of members of the SDLP in Derry over recent months, as they battled, unsuccessfully as it turned out,(...)

 US President George W. Bush (R) drives with British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) in his truck after Blair arrived at the Bush’s Prairie Chapel Ranch 05 April 2002 in Crawford, Texas.  STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images

Inevitably, to coincide with the publication of the Chilcot report, the images of Tony Blair as a young prime minister visiting the ranch of US presid(...)

Renowned journalist Robert Fisk (right) delivered a lecture at UCD on Monday night, entitled Life after Isis. The event, hosted by the Philosophical and Law Societies in UCD,  was attended by the President, Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The EU is embarking on a misadventure in sending refugees to Turkey – a country which has a history of human rights abuses stretching from the Armenia(...)

EO Wilson and Richard Dawkins: had a disagreement about evolution

Academic spats make great spectator sport. Take the evolutionarily sparring contest between Richard Dawkins and EO Wilson, which centres on how natur(...)

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