Hugh Linehan

Hugh Linehan


Arts & Culture Editor @IrishTimes. Presents Inside Politics podcast.

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Here’s the cover of tomorrow’s Ticket with the Weekend Edition of the @IrishTimes ⁩

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Letter writer number one has a point. Letter writer number two is of course correct. @DonaldClarke63 ⁩

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My favourite thing now is PaulMcGrath’s ad for curry chip sauce in a bottle.

Absolutely delighted that three of the six nominations for Critic of the Year in #journoawards2020  are for @IrishTimesCultr ⁩ writers. Congratulations to @PatrickFreyne1 ⁩ @fotoole ⁩ and @LaraMarlowe ⁩

“You could literally have 10 monkeys with flamethrowers go after the money, and they wouldn’t have burned through it as stupidly.”

This all tallies very closely with my own personal experience as a parent. Huge passion and commitment from staff and buy in from students to ethos. Department of Education needs to step up fast to address delays in building provision.

⁦With just five days to go to #ElectionDay , @nytimes ⁩ columnist @maureendowd ⁩ and @IrishTimes ⁩ Washington correspondent @suzannelynch1 ⁩ join me for a live edition of Inside Politics on Thursday October 29th at 7pm. Tickets:

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YES 68% NO 32%. exit poll shows Ireland has voted by a massive majority to More in #repealthe8thormation  on

Major breakthrough that could save newspapers this morning as @IrishTimes  introduces hyperlinks in newsprint.

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At this time of worry and uncertainty, my mother has this message for the nation (thank you RTE Instagram for posting it).

Pretty impressive structure of the old church revealed under the demolished Apollo House on the other side of Tara St from the @IrishTimes ⁩ office.

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And the winner of ‘best two opening paragraphs of 2018’ has already been decided. Well done @PatsyMcGarryIT 

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Thanks to all for your kind words today about my Ma. She has been socially isolating for the last two weeks but I’m glad to confirm she’s still soaping her arse. With vigour.

Grafton Street at half two on a Monday afternoon. Overheard: ‘It’s like the zombie apocalypse’. #Ophelia 

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Death of a cinema. The view of the Screen from my office this afternoon. Lots of memories of great films seen there.

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