Twenty-four years on, Vinnie Doyle has a clear recollection of being interviewed for the job of Irish Independent editor.
Lasting over four hours, the interview took place at Tony O'Reilly's Kildare home, Castlemartin, and he recalls that it was fairly gruelling. The other strong memory is of the “rank jealousy'‘ he felt when looking at the proprietor of Independent Newspapers.
“He wanted to know how I felt about the political situation at the...
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