Missing duo dominate dull opening to presidential debates
Nicola AndersonAlmost straight away they got to the main issue of this presidential debate. The dogs.
Nicola AndersonAlmost straight away they got to the main issue of this presidential debate. The dogs.
Caitlin McBrideRTE presenter Claire Byrne has said that motherhood has softened the "bullish"...
Sean O'GradyClaire Byrne has said her gender has never been an issue for her in her years as a...
Maggie ArmstrongClaire Byrne was 14 when she was given the Last Rites. She had been sent home...
Maggie ArmstrongTV3 presenter Claire Brock believes women are well represented in the TV industry.
Donal Lynch You wouldn't guess that it's been "the toughest week in a long time" for Claire Byrne. Though a vomiting bug laid waste to her young household, the presenter seems as crisply poised and polished as...
Pat Stacey At one point near the end of All Bets Are Off, an exasperated Baz Ashmawy, annoyed by the refusal of big bookmakers Paddy Power, Ladbrokes and Boylesports to talk to him, said: “I’m not Claire...
Independent.ie Newsdesk RTÉ presenter Claire Byrne has spoken about appearing in court during a recent defamation case taken against the State broadcaster, calling the witness box 'a lonely place'.
Tim Healy RTE broadcaster Claire Byrne stands by the judgment call she made when she allowed a Sinn Féin representative on a live broadcast to defend a man who had been named as a former chief-of-staff of...
Tim Healy RTÉ presenter Claire Byrne told the High Court she thought a former minister of state "had gone doolally" on her radio show.
RTÉ presenter, Claire Byrne, told the High Court she a thought a former minister of state "had gone doolally" on her radio show.
Tim Healy Sinn Féin political manager, Nicky Kehoe, told the High Court today he did not accept he now has "zero reputation" when it came to his association with the IRA.
Tim Healy Sinn Fein political manager, Nicky Kehoe, told the High Court his arrest during a shootout with gardai in a foiled kidnap attempt of multi-millionaire Galen Weston in 1983 had to be seen "in the...
Tim Healy It is "entirely false and untrue" that Sinn Fein political manager, Nicky Kehoe, was a senior member of the IRA army council and was controlling how its councillors voted on Dublin City Council, his...
Sean Nolan The mother of a Dublin student Leo Carolan, who was murdered last year, has told Claire Byrne that she is still struggling with the loss.
Sean O'Grady Broadcaster Claire Byrne has spoken out on the RTÉ pay gap controversy and said there can be "no grey areas" when it comes to how male and female presenters are paid.
Kirsty Blake Knox RTÉ's top earner Ryan Tubridy, who takes home an annual salary of €495,000, has described the broadcaster's gender pay gap as abhorrent.
Sean O'Grady and Melanie Finn RTÉ's highest-paid female broadcaster Miriam O'Callaghan said she is embarrassed her salary details have been disclosed but hopes more women will join her on RTÉ's top earners list in the future.
Amy Mulvaney Congratulations are in order for Claire Byrne and Gerry Scollan.
Fiona Ness Claire Byrne is no stranger to the art of improvisation. Her television and radio shows place her front and centre in curating the national conversation on the hoof; putting it up to politicians and...
Karen Birney It may be time to give up those 'Squad Goals' as the non-existent bridal party is the newest trend to emerge in weddings, and the reasons behind it seem to make a lot of sense to some.
Independent.ie Newsdesk The birth mother of Grace, the young woman left in a foster home for years after allegations of abuse, were made has said she will never stop fighting for justice for her daughter.
Independent.ie Newsdesk THE birth mother of Grace, the young woman left in a foster home for years after allegations of abuse were made, has said recent years have been a "living hell" since she learned her daughter...
Fiona Ness Television presenter Claire Byrne has announced she is pregnant with her third child - although she is happy to keep the baby's gender a surprise.
We at Style Notebook have never been huge fans of the pussy-bow-blouse look, coming, as it tends to, with all sorts of sartorial 'sexy secretary' get-ups that seem naff in the extreme.
Sharon McGowan She's happily engaged and a doting mum to two young kids, but Claire Byrne has said she wasn't hopeful about finding love again and starting a family after her first marriage ended.
Donal Lynch Alfred Hitchcock once said that the greatest female stars had the trick of transforming themselves into a blank canvas onto which the masses could project their private hopes, dreams and desires. There is something of the great auteur's blueprint for stardom about Claire Byrne. Thanks to her duties as a professional moderator, we...
Bairbre Power 'I've got to get home to the two babies that you delivered," was Claire Byrne's farewell quip to Dr Rhona Mahony, master of Holles Street hospital, as she left Guilbaud's restaurant at the Merrion Hotel, with a giant bunch of fragrant flowers.
Mark O’Regan RTE presenter Claire Byrne says she and her husband approach parenting "like a business" - but it’s still "tricky" to juggle a pressurised career with the demands of motherhood.
Elaine McCahill RTE’s Claire Byrne said she “doesn’t know what’s wrong with people” that they feel the need to attack others online.
Rachel Lavin Broadcaster Claire Byrne says grilling politicians is just child's play compared with raising a young family.
Emma Jane Hade SINN Féin leader Gerry Adams has once again denied he was ever a member of the IRA - despite being presented with an opinion poll which showed that just 4pc of voters believed him.
Independent.ie Newsdesk RTE presenter Claire Byrne says she is too busy to plan a wedding to her fiancé Gerry Scollan.
Sam Griffin RTE star Claire Byrne has said that next year in the hot seat of her current affairs show will be easier because she will not be returning from just having given birth.
Niamh Horan Claire Byrne is riding high. Now RTE's undisputed 'go-to' girl, she is at the zenith of her broadcasting career.
Claire is enjoying some time off before starting a new season of her eponymous show and has a new look to go along with it.
Emma Jane Hade It costs far more to be in the company of the men of Montrose than the doyennes of the country's most popular radio station.
When it comes to getting married, there are several big questions that need to be answered. The first is nicely taken care of by the proposal itself, a simple yes or no. Then there are the vows, till death do you part.
If you are looking for the best summer reading, look no further - we've asked some well-known personalities to give us their top recommendations for a good read. Compiled by Anna Coogan
Darragh McManus 'I was as proud on Saturday as I ever have been as an Irish citizen. It's a great thing for the country. And I think people who voted No will see that in the future."
It was Miriam O'Callaghan, and not Claire Byrne, who ruled the airwaves this week as her 'Prime Time' referendum debate hauled in an average audience of 317,000 viewers.
Lise Hand The discussion was in stark contrast with the synchronised shout-fest on RTÉ the evening before.
Kirsty Blake Knox Claire Byrne's 'Marriage Referendum Debate' trumped Pat Kenny's new chat show 'In the Round' in the rating wars.
Niamh Horan TV3 is not interested in poaching Pat Kenny from rival station UTV, station sources have told the Sunday Independent.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Broadcaster Pat Kenny might not have quit RTE for Newstalk if 'The Frontline' was still being aired.
Independent.ie Newsdesk The son of the late Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has said there is help for anyone who is battling depression if they confront their demons.
Niall O'Connor As soon as the 'Claire Byrne Live' programme came to air last Monday night, the words 'agenda' and 'conspiracy' could be heard coming loudly from Fianna Fáil circles.
Niall O'Connor FIANNA Fail has accused RTE of having a "clear agenda" against the party following the 'Claire Byrne Live' programme on Monday night.
Louise Kelly Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan has said that "the only partners who are blocking [Junior Cert] reform are the teachers' unions".
I'm calling it Thursdays With Lorrie. From April 30th, ex- TV3 stalwart Lorraine Keane is curating fashionista-friendly nights every Thursday at Cafe Du Journal in Dublin's Monkstown. No - really.
Eilis O'Hanlon Here are some things we learned from listening to Irish radio last week.
Elaine McCahill Claire Byrne has insisted she won't be turning into a bridezilla when it comes to planning her nuptials.
John Drennan When Simon met Eamon on Claire Byrne's TV show there was supposed to be only one result.
Eoghan Harris Stephen Fry, George Hook and Wolf Hall. All attracting mass audiences. All three talking about God.
Emma Jane Hade We've never had so many anchormen and women on Irish TV - but it's old stalwarts Bryan Dobson and Sharon Ní Bheoláin who continue to rule the roost.
Kirsty Blake Knox RTÉ Radio 1's trio of female hosts - Claire Byrne, Marian Finucane and Miriam O'Callaghan - all saw significant increases in their audiences in the latest listenership ratings.
Kirsty Blake Knox NEWSTALK and RTE are celebrating tonight as latest listenership figures continue to grow.
Caitlin McBride RTE star Claire Byrne has revealed she has no intention of marrying partner Gerry Scollan anytime soon.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Anti-water charges protester Derek Byrne says he wants nothing to do with the politics of this country.
Independent.ie Newsdesk RTE broadcaster Claire Byrne says her negative equity mortgage is the reason she can't take a longer period of time for maternity leave.
Lise Hand Last Saturday, Miriam O'Callaghan was playing in a local park with her eight-year-old son, and waiting for her phone to ring. She had convinced herself that something would happen to scupper the...
Independent.ie Newsdesk Claire Byrne Live (RTÉ1) is The Frontline but with Claire Byrne instead of Pat Kenny. So why did they axe The Frontline? Answers, please, to Pat Kenny at Newstalk, who I'm sure might like to know.
Darragh McManus We criticise, rightly, the lack of women in our media. Ironically, though, three of Irish broadcasting's biggest names are female - and they've all had seismic weeks.
Kirsty Blake Knox A gaggle of news reporters were invited to watch the first instalment of RTE's latest current affairs show 'Claire Byrne Live' this week.
Louise Kelly Colin Farrell drew from painful memories of his brother's experience of 'coming out' in Ireland in declaring his support for same-sex marriage tonight.
Elaine McCahill Hollywood star Colin Farrell has told how he supports this year's same-sex marriage referendum with "every fibre" of his being.
Claire O'Mahony They say you should never meet your heroes but what about your teenage nemesis? When I was 16 Claire Byrne - the RTÉ presenter who was then attending a rival school in Laois - beat me in a...
Aoife Kelly Broadcaster and new mum Claire Byrne has revealed she has no plans for a third baby as she gears up for her new prime-time RTE show, Claire Byrne Live.
The gongs are handed out by Style Notebook in its 2014 awards and BOD, Lily Allen, Roz and Brezzie are all in there.
Natasha Reid A 24-YEAR-old Dubliner has been jailed for 12 years for killing a father of three with an ornamental knife after getting into a row with his daughter at her Junior Cert celebrations.
Natasha Reid A 24-year-old Dubliner has been jailed for 12 years for killing a father of three with an ornamental knife, after getting into a row with his daughter at her Junior Cert celebrations.
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