Media

On Sept 23rd 2020 I was on RTÉ Radio One’s Today with Claire Byrne discussing pay increases for TDs, the appointment of special advisers for 10 junior ministers and how the news of these two developments was playing out on he same day as the rate of PUP was being cut for many of those put out of work by Covid-19. Also on the panel were Sinn Féin’s Finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty TD and former TD and Junior Minister John Halligan.

The Irish Examiner also reported on our discussion:

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40053431

Derek Mooney on Today with Claire Byrne – Sept 23, 2020

In June 2020 I appeared on the Virgin Media TV evening news to discuss the upcoming members’ vote, within Fianna Fáil, on the proposed Programme for Government https://vimeo.com/455771983


On Feb 24th 2019, I was on RTÉ’s Sunday political show The Week in Politics, offering my analysis on the future of the current FG/FF Confidence and Supply arrangement and the likelihood of a general election in Ireland later this year. You can watch the full show here (from the 6 min mark) https://www.rte.ie/news/player/the-week-in-politics/2019/0224/

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In December 2018 I was asked to speak at a conference on conflict resolution organised in Istanbu by the Baris Vakfi peace foundation. I was talking about lessons learned from the NI peace process and the work of peace groups such as the Glencree Centre. Here are two local Turk/Kurd reports on my speech:

http://www.haberercis.com/guncel/mooney-barisa-olan-guven-onemli-h302566.html

https://www.evrensel.net/haber/365127/ucuncu-goz-olmadan-baris-surecleri-yurumez

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On Nov 8th I was on the panel of RTE Radio One’s Late Debate discussion programme alongside the former UK Europe Minister, Dr Denis MacShane, Niall Collins TD, Brid Smith TD and Sen Frank Feighan discussing Brexit:


On March 30th 2018 I was on RTÉ Radio One’s Morning Ireland news show discussing the Fianna Fáil oppositon front bench reshuffle which had been announced the evening before. You can listen to the clip here:

Derek Mooney on Morning Ireland March 30th 2018

Or you can access the Morning Ireland podcast:


Here I am on the panel of RTE Radio One’s Late Debate on March 14th 2017 discussing whether emigrants should get a vote in presidential elections.


I was also on Late Debate on Nov 8, 2016 discussing the US Presidential Election

and here too…


In October 2017 I was asked to make a presentation at a briefing for senior Turkish political and civic society leaders at the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs on the role of the media in a peace process:

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I was a guest speaker at a PRII seminar in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin on on the advent of New Politics in May 2016. Other panelists included  Darragh O’Brien, TD, Dr Muiris MacCarthaighGrace Milton, moderated by Shane Coleman.

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Facilitating a workshop between the former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and a visiting delegation of senior Turkish and Kurdish women politicians in February 2015. In conjunction with DPI

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I was on RTE Radio One’s Morning Ireland on Tues Sept 2, 2014 to discuss the continuing participation of the Irish Defence Forces in the UNDOF mission on the Golan Heights

The ancient Irish art of tallying (2014 European Elections, scrutinising the adjudication of spoilt ballots) (Pic from http://www.independent.ie)

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LA Times
Quoted in the Los Angeles Times
Chicago Tribune
Quoted in the Chicago Tribune followed the Seanad referendum success
Derek Mooney & Former Taoiseach John Bruton
With Former Taoiseach John Bruton
At briefing in Bosnia
At a meeting in Bosnia with the UNSG’s Representative
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Derek Mooney with Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern & Former Lord Mayor Ben Briscoe
Derek at UNIFIL Briefing in Lebanon
At EUFOR Chad briefing (Paris) with Defence Minister & Former CoS Dermot Earley (RIP)

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