Terry Waite

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Ray D’Arcy: monologue a mesmerisingly pointless exercise in solipsistic navel gazing. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/RTÉ

As one of RTÉ’s biggest stars contemplates retirement after three decades in broadcasting, there’s no hiding the trepidation in his voice at the prosp(...)

Terry Waite at home in Suffolk, England. Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

By his own admission, the one thing that most people don’t expect of Terry Waite – once hostage negotiator turned hostage, and now an author, lecturer(...)

 British journalist Christina Lamb is to speak at next week’s Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing. File photograph: Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Efforts to prevent terror attacks such as the recent assaults in London and Manchester must involve an examination of the motivations of those respons(...)

Blue is the colour and GAA is the game for Declan O’Rourke, who heads the Irish operation of global insurance giant AIG. Dublin blue, that is, not t(...)

John and Diane Foley, parents of the murdered US journalist Jim Foley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

John and Diane Foley laugh and smile easily. They talk a lot – in animated, excited, rapid bursts, sometimes cutting across each other, building on wh(...)