Friday January 17, 2020

Whenever something happened in Ireland, you tuned in to Marian

Marian Finucane was such a distinctive presence on radio that it’s hard to know who could replace her

5th January, 2020
Marian was a stalwart to whom we all turned and relied on for discussing the great feminist issues of the day Picture:

We’re all getting old. I’m 75 and people are dropping like leaves off a tree, but the news of Marian’s death still took me by surprise. I’d never heard of her being in ill health. It just never occurred to me that Marian Finucane would die.

We used to meet all the time, several times a week, back in the days of wine and roses. She and her...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The An Post service provides a secure personal postal address to the homeless or those in temporary accommodation

Elaine O'Regan | 5 days ago

Letter from Maximum’s new chief executive outlined framework to restart commercial relationship between publisher and media-buying giant

Aaron Rogan | 5 days ago

From punk to funk, grime to grunge, Larry Gogan played everything under the sun – but his genius lay in making it sound so easy

Willie O'Reilly | 5 days ago