Paddy Agnew

Paddy Agnew is a Vatican, news and football reporter based in Rome.

Bertie Ahern

Bertie Ahern is the former leader of the Fianna Fáil party and Taoiseach of Ireland from 1997-2008. He was one of the key architects of the Good Friday Agreement.

Richard Boyd Barrett

Richard Boyd Barrett is a People Before Profit TD for Dún Laoghaire.

Liam Brady

Liam was one of the greatest midfield players in the history of the modern game. An Arsenal legend, he spent seven seasons in Serie A winning two Championships with Juventus. For the past 20 years he has been an analyst for RTE’s soccer coverage.

Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan is the Political Editor of the Business Post and author of Deep Water, a book about Irish Water.

Oliver Callan

Oliver Callan is the host of Callan's Kicks and a regular contributor to the Irish Times and the Irish Sun.

Mick Clifford

Mick Clifford is Special Correspondent at the Irish Examiner, host of the Mick Clifford podcast and author of A Force For Justice - The Maurice McCabe Story.

John Crown

Professor John Crown is a consultant oncologist at St. Vincent's Hospital and a former member of Seanad Eireann.

Kieran Cunningham

Kieran Cunningham is Chief Sports Writer at the Irish Daily Star.

Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter is financial adviser/analyst at Yes.ie and Irish Mortgage Brokers. He is also a musician and a columnist with the Irish Sun.

Miguel Delaney

Miguel Delaney is Chief Football Writer at the Independent.

BP Fallon

BP Fallon has long been a legendary figure in rock'n'roll and has put his unique stamp on the history of popular music from his work as publicist and media consultant to Led Zeppelin and T.Rex, working for The Beatles at Apple Records and joining U2 on their groundbreaking Zoo TV Tour with the credentials 'Guru, Viber & DJ'.

Fallon's 'Fame No. 9' and the rock'n'roll song 'I Believe In Elvis Presley' were produced by Jack White. He has released two albums and had a Record Store Day hit with his collaboration with David Holmes, the song 'Henry McCullough' with Noel Gallagher on guitar. Also with Holmes, Fallon has a song on the soundtrack of the hit BBC TV drama Killing Eve.

Diarmaid Ferriter

Diarmaid Ferriter is Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD and author of numerous books, most recently The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo-Irish Politics (2019). He is a regular television and radio broadcaster and a weekly columnist with the Irish Times.

Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk is one of the world's leading war reporters and is currently Middle East Reporter for the Independent.

Richard Fitzpatrick

Richard Fitzpatrick is a print and radio journalist. He works for news organisations around the world, including BBC, Bleacher Report, Irish Times and talkSPORT, as well as making radio documentaries for RTÉ, Ireland’s national broadcaster. He lives in Barcelona and is the author of El Clásico: Barcelona v Real Madrid, Football’s Greatest Rivalry (Bloomsbury).

Neil Francis

Neil Frances played rugby as both an amateur and professional player. He played for Leinster for 13 seasons and was an Irish international for 10 seasons. As a journalist Neil wrote for The Sunday Tribune and now writes for The Sunday Independent. He has twice been Sports Journalist of the Year.

John Gibbons

John Gibbons is a journalist and environmental campaigner.

John Giles

John Giles is a former football player and manager best remembered for his time as a midfielder with Leeds United in the 1960s and 1970s, and as player-manager of the Irish national team. John served as the senior analyst on RTÉ Sport's football coverage from 1986 until 2016.

Peter Goff

Peter Goff is the Asia Correspondent with the Irish Times.

Kirsty Gogan

Kirsty Gogan is co-founder and executive director of Energy for Humanity, an environmental NGO focused on large scale deep decarbonisation and energy access.

Didi Hamann

During a distinguished career Didi played for Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Newcastle Utd. He was a regular in the German national team.

Billy Hutchinson

Billy Hutchinson is leader of the Progressive Unionist Party and one of the most influential figures in the loyalist community in Northern Ireland.

Chris Johns

Chris Johns is the former Chief Economist of the Bank of Ireland and has previously worked in the UK Treasury and the National Institute of Economic & Social Research in London. He writes a column every Monday in the Irish Times.

Alan Kelly

Alan Kelly is a TD for Tipperary and leader of the Irish Labour Party.

Pat Leahy

Pat Leahy is Political Editor at the Irish Times.

Ben Lowry

Ben Lowry is Deputy Editor of the Belfast News Letter, the world's oldest continuously published daily English language newspaper.

Cormac Lucey

Cormac Lucey is a chartered accountant and a columnist with the Sunday Times.

Bryan MacDonald

Bryan MacDonald is a journalist based in Russia, currently working with RT.

Paddy Mallon

Paddy Mallon is Professor of Microbial Diseases at UCD and a physician at St. Vincent's Hospital.

Lara Marlowe

Lara Marlowe is the France Correspondent with the Irish Times.

Micheál Martin

Micheál Martin is a TD for Cork South Central and leader of Fianna Fáil.

Sam McBride

Sam McBride is Political Editor of the Belfast News Letter and author of Burned: The Inside Story of the 'Cash-for-Ash' Scandal and Northern Ireland's Secretive New Elite.

Eamonn McCann

Eamonn McCann is an author, journalist, activist and People-Before-Profit councillor for Derry. His writing and campaigning on the subject of Bloody Sunday is widely acclaimed.

Patricia McKenna

Patricia McKenna served as Green Party MEP for Dublin for ten years. She is currently a practicing barrister.

Phil Ni Sheaghdha

Phil Ni Sheaghdha is General Secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien is Chief Economist at the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin, columnist with the Irish Independent and Sunday Independent and adjunct senior research fellow at University College Dublin.

He was previously economics editor at the Irish Times, senior editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit in London and Geneva. He has worked for the European Commission and the United Nations.

Philip O'Connor

Philip O'Connor is an Irish freelance multimedia journalist, broadcaster and author living and working in Stockholm, Sweden for the last 20 years. In that time, he has covered major sporting events such as soccer World Cups and the Olympics as well as elections and breaking news all over Scandiavia. A fluent Swedish speaker, he also understands Norwegian and Danish.

Naomi O'Leary

Naomi O'Leary is Europe Correspondent with the Irish Times and hosts The Irish Passport podcast about Irish culture, history and politics. Originally from Dublin, she has reported from around Europe for some of the world's top news organisations.

Brendan O'Neill

Brendan O'Neill is the editor of Spiked and a regular contributor to The Spectator and The Australian.

Luke O'Neill

Professor Luke O'Neill is chair of Biochemistry at Trinity College Dublin.

Jim Power

Jim Power is an economist. He has worked for the Bank of Ireland as its Chief Economist, and for Allied Irish Banks as its Treasury Economist.

Tomás Ryan

Tomás Ryan is Assistant Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience.

Fionnán Sheahan

Fionnán Sheahan is the Ireland editor of the Irish Independent.

Paul Sommerville

Paul Sommerville is a financial analyst and advisor.

Niall Stanage

Niall Stanage is an Irish journalist. He is currently Associate Editor of the American political newspaper, The Hill, and that newspaper's White House columnist. He is former editor of Magill magazine and author of Redemption Song: An Irish Reporter Inside the Obama Campaign.

Nicola Tallant

Nicola Tallant is a three time winner of Crime Journalist of the Year in Ireland and currently holds the title. She is Investigations Editor of the Sunday World newspaper and specialises in organised crime.

Mark Tighe

Mark Tighe is a journalist with the Sunday Times. He won Journalist of the Year in 2019 for his reporting on the FAI.

Dash Winterson

Dash Winterson is a software developer based in New York.