Friday October 30, 2020

From personal to political

With a new TV current affairs show, Claire Byrne says she is at the apex of her career. How did she get there? By making no plans

17th January, 2015

If one more person asks Claire Byrne of career and motherhood, “How do you do it all?”, she’s going to scream. If she’s anything like the rest of us, the candid answer is going to be “badly” – and who needs to be constantly reminded of that?

More pointedly, it’s got to be infuriating, demoralising, infantilising, for a current affairs broadcaster used to directing the national conversation...

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