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# dil-wickremasinghe - Friday 20 October, 2017

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast

She said that she wanted to “address the elephant in the room” at the beginning of the new podcast.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Are public broadcasting licenses being adhered to in Communicorp stations?'

Media outlets hold great power. The public interest requires that the use of such power be carefully regulated, writes Brendan Howlin.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Dil Wickremasinghe will not present Newstalk show on Saturday over George Hook comments

Wickremasinghe said that her immediate reaction upon hearing Hook’s comments were that he “has gone too far”.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Thursday 6 August, 2015

A woman breastfed her baby live on Irish TV today

And the reaction was mixed.

From The Daily Edge A woman breastfed live on TV3 today, and the audience went mad Boobs Are Scary

A woman breastfed live on TV3 today, and the audience went mad

Several viewers have declared they will not be watching the programme again.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

'Ireland over-medicalises birth - and it is terrifying mothers-to-be'

Dil Wickremasinghe, since she has become pregnant, has found the maternity system is fraught with fear and discourages women from making decisions about the birthing process.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Broadcasters who take a position on the marriage referendum may be taken off air

“This is not just a political issue, it’s my life.”

# dil-wickremasinghe - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there

Dil Wickremasinghe outlines the attacks she has suffered on social media relating to her pregnancy – and the social stigma they illustrate.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

An octogenarian gentleman taught me that it's never too late to come out

News of Pat Carey’s brave move reminds Dil Wickremasinghe of an elderly man who asked to connect with LGBT community. “I’ve wanted to do this all my life,” he said.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Sunday 25 January, 2015

How to pick the right therapist for you

People are reaching out more for counselling and psychotherapy, write Dil Wickremasinghe and Anne Marie Toole, but it’s important to know how to find the right help.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Friday 26 December, 2014

My 2014: Awards, marches, and the most longed-for baby

Broadcaster and activist Dil Wickremasinghe has had one hell of a year but wait until you see what she has lined up for 2015…

# dil-wickremasinghe - Friday 28 February, 2014

Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don't make me laugh.

Quotas will never resolve the battle of the sexes. They’re regressive, counter-productive and a very short-sighted solution to gender representation, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# dil-wickremasinghe - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Column: ‘We are the 17 per cent’ – the story of a migrant in Ireland

Dil Wickremasinghe recalls how she arrived in Ireland 12 years ago, then worked her way up to find success. (And true love.)