RTÉ broadcaster Olivia O’Leary will be at the Amergin Solstice Poetry Gathering in Waterville, Co Kerry, over the next few days. Originally from Borris, Co Carlow, Olivia also presents The Poetry Programme on RTÉ Radio 1 and does a radio column every Tuesday for the Drivetime programme.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Labour MP Hilary Benn, the chairman of the UK parliament’s Brexit committee, told BBC radio last week that “there are only two ways out of the Brexit crisis that we’ve got: Either parliament agrees a deal or we go back to the British people and ask them to make the choice”.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
The architects of the Good Friday Agreement have joined forces to urge British prime minister Theresa May to end her “aloof” approach to the North and help break the year-long political deadlock two decades on from the historic peace deal.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
A Eurosceptic Conservative MP in England has called on the governor of the Bank of England to consider his position, accusing Mark Carney of "a deliberate attempt to scare people into thinking we should remain in the EU".
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Last week, after pointing out that our victory at Anfield shouldn’t deflect attention from the continuing awfulness of our performances, I concluded: “all we have done is given LVG a free pass for another couple of weeks, without settling any of the bigger questions.”
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last night told politicians in Athens that the government is seeking a bridge agreement to provide government funding until June, when he hopes to have a more lasting arrangement with international creditors.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
British prime minister David Cameron’s Conservatives lost a second parliamentary seat to the anti-EU Ukip, an embarrassing defeat heralding a possible fragmentation of Britain’s two-party system in next year’s national election.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014