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Yesterday’s News


Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Memories of Gaybo: 'He seemed smaller than I remembered him ... once he was on his feet the microphone worked its magic'

Former Sunday Press columnist and reporter Éanna Brophy shares a memory of one of Gay Byrne’s final public appearances, on a cold November morning in Dublin.

Sunday 24 March, 2019

The year the Archbishop refused to bless the NYC parade due to growing 'IRA influence'

Retired journalist Éanna Brophy recalls a tense wait at the Cathedral doors as the choice of grand marshall prompted controversy.

Thursday 23 August, 2018

I was there when Irish journalists sang for the Pope. I can confirm there was no drink taken

Irish journalists were granted a special midnight audience with Pope John Paul II out at a Navan Road convent school, Éanna Brophy recalls.

Sunday 8 November, 2015

My encounter with a shotgun-toting Enda Kenny

Former Sunday Press journalist Éanna Brophy was in Mayo West 40 years ago this month, as Enda ran in his first Dáil contest.

Saturday 10 January, 2015

CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga... It was the 'Chilean Mine Rescue' of its time

The story of the stricken cargo ship and its hero captain had people flocking to cinemas to catch the latest newsreels. The saga kept the world gripped for 14 days.