Radio and Theatre: Memorable moments held up to the light once more

Newstalk’s week was all about the defining episodes of the past two decades, from LGBT watersheds to the farce of Brexit

Paul Bonass and Luke Hoare Greene share a kiss at the central count centre in Dublin Castle as they wait for the result of the referendum on same-sex marriage in 2015. Picture: Brian lawless

It was all about nostalgia last week on Newstalk FM, as it launched a station-wide reflection on the last 20 years of Irish life. “What were the defining moments of the last two decades?” its journalists and presenters asked, offering the answers through a variety of probing and popular lenses. On Monday, they celebrated the 2015 Marriage Equality Referendum, in which Ireland became the first country in the world to bring in marriage equality by ...