Ivan Yates

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Ivan Yates: ‘This allows us to get on with the final phase of our life, and I intend to step back from media work.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Broadcaster and former Fine Gael minister Ivan Yates is planning to retire this summer and live a quieter life on the family farm following the settle(...)

A singular presence: Michael Healy-Rae. Photograph: Tom Honan

It’s the theme of the election: outstripped by a disruptive insurgent with a populist touch, the faltering establishment incumbent searches through hi(...)

Marian Finucane pictured in RTÉ’s radio studio in 1999. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Radio 1 recorded a rise in listenership in the final quarter of 2019, with Marian Finucane adding to her audience in her last months on air, new radio(...)

Michael Healy-Rae douze points. German tourist Roland Drya in Portmagee, Co Kerry. Photograph: Alan Landers

Hats off to Roland Drya. The German tourist achieved something the likes of Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny have failed to do - he managed to leave Michae(...)

Fianna Fáil deputy leader Dara Calleary: ‘I love this place. I love this town,’ he declares. ‘I love this county. I am so lucky to be living here.’ File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

In his hometown of Ballina in Co Mayo, Dara Calleary is trying to paint the bigger picture. Fianna Fáil’s deputy leader is outlining the challenges f(...)

Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg  fumbles the ball as he attempted to touch down during the Six Nations match against Ireland at the Aviva stadium. Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

“Hearts were broken . . . BUT. . . time heals all wounds,” Virgin Media promised as they introduced us to the 2020 Six Nations, although anyone hoping(...)

Leo Varadkar at Virgin Media Studios in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

If you are eating your porridge now, please pause for a second, put down your spoon, until after we share the view of our Arts and Culture Editor Hugh(...)

The Tonight Show Leaders’ Debate featured presenter Ivan Yates, Labour leader Brendan Howlin, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Solidarity/People Before Profit’s Mick Barry, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, Social Democrats’ co-leader Catherine Murphy, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, Green Party leader Eamon Ryan and presenter Matt Cooper. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography

Before it even started, the Leaders’ Debate (Virgin Media One, Thursday) was suffering an identity crisis: it couldn’t decide whether it wanted to be (...)

Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin at the seven-way leaders General Election debate at the Virgin Media Studios in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson

The only missing ingredients from the latest leaders’ debate were individual entrance tunes for each of the participants, just like in professional wr(...)

 Labour leader Brendan Howlin, Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar, Solidarity-People Before Profit’s Mick Barry, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan before the Tonight Show Leaders’ Debate on  Virgin Media One. Photograph:  Maxwells

The leaders of Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have clashed over whether a freeze on rents could be delivered by the next government. In a heated televis(...)

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