Sunday 23 July 2017

Bottle and ambition: RTÉ's Evanne Ni Chulainn. Photo: Gerry Mooney

Life lessons with Evanne Ní Chuilinn: My female colleagues and I have ambition and bottle and we're good at what we do 

Evanne Ní Chuilinn has worked as an RTÉ sports broadcaster for 12 years, having started off as a researcher in TG4. The Kilkenny native was among those who reported on the Olympics for the national broadcaster and is currently in Rio working on the station's coverage of the Paralympics, which concludes tomorrow. The proud Gaelgeoir lives in Dublin with her husband Brian and...

Sixth roll of the dice: Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke has been nominated five times before this year's nod - four times with the band and once as a solo artist

Radiohead and the Mercury Prize jinx 

There was little surprise when Radiohead's latest album, A Moon Shaped Pool, was named among the dozen nominees for the Hyundai Mercury Prize last month. It would have been a travesty had it not made the shortlist and, in fairness to the judges this year, they've ensured several wonderful albums are in the mix, including David Bowie's Blackstar - released two days before his untimely death in January - and Hopelessness from Anohni, the artist former known as Antony Hegarty.