Newstalk has concluded its review of the circumstances that led to George Hook’s recent rape remarks, which results in the radio presenter “stepping down” from his weekday slot to “take on” a new weekend show, writes
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
A FEW months ago in this slot I wrote the following about Nóirín O’Sullivan: “She could well argue that her biggest problem is dumb luck. If she had been commissioner at any other time in the force’s history, she might well be considered to be doing a fine job.”
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Former RTÉ rugby analyst and Newstalk host George Hook showed his emotional side on live television when he spoke about his relationship with his parents in the years before they died.
Sun, 31 Jul, 2016
Australia yesterday lost Michael Hooper, one of their two star opensides, for Saturday’s Pool A encounter with Wales in London, but blindside flanker Scott Fardy doesn’t give the impression of a guy who will lose sleep over the news.
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015
The phoney war may well be starting in Cardiff on Saturday as Ireland plays the first of its four World Cup warm-up Tests but however much experimentation will be seen when Joe Schmidt today unveils his team to face Wales, the camp are insisting there will be no cheap caps.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2015
What is RTÉ at? Love him or hate him George Hook is one of the most original pundits on RTÉ. He has a contract to continue up to the end of the Rugby World Cup for which they must pay him, but RTÉ has decided he must go now.
Wed, 25 Mar, 2015