Saturday September 19, 2020

A listless peek behind the scenes of Brexit

Politics: Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit, By Craig Oliver, Hodder & Stoughton, €27

30th October, 2016
Former British prime minister David Cameron (left) with his director of communications Craig Oliver PA

Craig Oliver was in a rush to get this book out – and he had good reason to be. As David Cameron’s former spin doctor said, in a recent interview with this newspaper: “In the modern media environment, you either tell your story or it gets told for you.”

Oliver was one of the former British prime minister’s closest aides, responsible for crafting the government’s media image, as well as spearheading...

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.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The Dublin actor has never been short of work from early appearances on stage with Cyril Cusack to a starring role in new Netflix series The Duchess, and he now plans to direct a short film in London starring his wife Gemma Arterton

Tanya Sweeney | 6 days ago

LinkedIn is still the go-to careers networking platform. But does all the effort and agony of self-promotion actually lead to employment?

Catherine Healy | 6 days ago

While most actors are disappointing in real life, the king of the romcom Hugh Grant – who turned 60 last week – is true to himself in his art, his career and his dealings with social media critics

Nadine O’Regan | 6 days ago