Vincent Browne

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Dessie O’Hare, who was jailed for seven years at the Special Criminal Court in  Dublin  for the violent attempted eviction of a man and his family from their home in Co Dublin in 2015. Photograph:  Courtpix

When Dessie O’Hare cut off the tops of two of Dr John O’Grady’s fingers he used a hammer and chisel. It was a savage attack ensuring he was depicted (...)

"Luckily, Sky News is almost certainly a more intriguing place to work than Sky News Raw could ever dare to show."

Watching the feed for Sky News Raw, the behind-the-scenes channel that surfaced last week for one day only, I remembered that the problem with being p(...)

Bernard Sweeney (left), host of TraVision,  with guests Martin Collins, Vincent Browne and Kathleen Lawrence, in Pavee Point, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Among the guests a new Traveller-led video channel hopes to have on in coming weeks is former presidential candidate Peter Casey. TraVision founder B(...)

You never know what you’ll find in the ridiculous room. A small bear for €450? A baseball cap for €175? Photograph: iStock

I spent much of last Monday evening smelling like a carnal flower. Drawn to its arresting name, I couldn’t help but wonder if the unfamiliar perfume I(...)

 Minister of State for Housing Damien English said his department was  exploring policy options for the housing of older people. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Older people need better housing options so they can “rightsize” their accommodation to suit their changing needs, according to Minister of State for (...)

‘Hysteria can turn moral decency into hatred, and hatred can make monsters of us all.’ File photograph: David Sleator

“The first thing that strikes anyone driving around the Tallaght area or the people who live in Tallaght is the barricades, the barrels and the watche(...)

Bunny Carr’s final journey: Mass at St Fintan’s Church, Sutton, was followed by burial at St Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Bunny Carr was a pioneering broadcaster and the effective founder of modern media training in Ireland but the central narrative of his life was a love(...)

The test card had been transmitting for 12 days before the Indian summer’s Sunday when taoiseach Bertie Ahern pushed the button that put TV3 on air. I(...)

Former IRA member Dolours Price, who was convicted of the 1973 bombing of the Old Bailey and sentenced to life imprisonment. Photograph: PA

“I think the relationship that a journalist has with his sources is a unique one,” Ed Moloney says. “It falls outside the category of friendship. It i(...)

Muireann O’Connell has the enthusiasm, not to mention the affability, to keep things palatable

It could be argued that if you work on a breakfast show, you’re effectively playing to one of the toughest crowds on radio: people about to hop on the(...)

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