Irish broadcaster and journalist Cathal Mac Coille of “Morning Ireland,” Ireland’s most popular radio news program on RTÉ Radio 1, will deliver the seventh annual Irish Institute of New York Lecture that examines the duties, challenges, and opportunities inherent in broadcasting during troubled times.
With a nationally recognized voice and as a frequent interviewer of prominent politicians and public figures, Mac Coille has become one of the most well-known figures in Irish journalism, having broadcasted shows on radio and television including This Week, One to OneComhar and the Sunday Tribune. In 2011, Mac Coille was named PPI News Broadcaster of the Year and is also a recipient of the Jacobs radio prize in 1990.
Introduction by Joe Lee, Glucksman Chair of Irish Studies, Professor of History, and Director of Glucksman Ireland House NYU.
Funding to endow this lecture series has been granted by the Irish Institute of New York, which has been dedicated to the support and promotion of the finest in Irish culture since 1950 and has been a generous donor to Glucksman Ireland House NYU since its opening in 1993.
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