Critical minds for critical times

Critical minds for critical times

  Address by Jon Williams, Managing Director, News and Current Affairs, RTE, at Speakers’ Lunch, Buswells Hotel, Dublin, on Friday, 12th May, 2017. In 1984, the editor of Colombia’s El Spectatador newspaper, Guillermo Cano wrote “Only the independence, the...

Osce Representative on freedom of the media

We, the undersigned, major journalists’ and freedom of expression organisations, are writing to urge the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe to ensure continuity of the Office of OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media at...
Minister Shane Ross on challenge facing independents

Minister Shane Ross on challenge facing independents

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, was guest speaker at our lunch in Buswells Hotel, Dublin, where he covered a wide range of topics, including the challenge facing Independents in forming a Government and sustaining an administration....

Minister Shane Ross TD – opening speaker of 2017

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, will be our guest speaker at the opening lunch of 2017 which takes place on Monday, 30th January, 2017, at Buswells Hotel, Dublin, 12.45pm sharp. The lunch costs €30 and please note that, in addition,...
Brexit is defining political challenge: Phil Hogan

Brexit is defining political challenge: Phil Hogan

    Speech by EU Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner, Phil Hogan at Christmas lunch, Hilton Hotel, Dublin. I’d like to share a few thoughts on the current political landscape in Europe. Let me first say a few words on Brexit, which is the...