Is Aine Lawlor still married?

Personal life. Lawlor currently lives in Dublin with her husband Ian Wilson, and her four children, David, Jack, Ella and the other one Her husband is also a well known producer in RTÉ 2fm. Lawlor was presented with the Trinity College Alumni Award in 2008.

Was Marian Finucane married twice?

Her first marriage ended in separation. She then had two children with her partner, John Clarke. Their daughter developed leukaemia and died, aged eight, in 1990. She and Clarke married in January 2015.

Is Marian finucanes husband a farmer?

When they met, Marian was an architect and John a businessman. Marian went on to find her passion for broadcasting, starting as an announcer in RTÉ TV on a fortnightly contract. Then they bought a farm in Westmeath, “which we could ill afford,” John says. And he became a farmer.

How old is Lawlor?

About 61 years (1961)
Áine Lawlor/Age

What time is the week in politics on?

The programme reflects on the political week, with interviews and discussions. The majority of guests are politicians who are Teachtaí Dála or Irish Senators. The programme is broadcast live at noon on Sunday and is repeated throughout the day on the RTÉ News channel and its traditional late night slot on RTÉ One.

Who is Marian Finucane’s husband?

John Clarke, the widowed husband of the late RTE broadcaster Marian Finucane, has opened up about his forty-plus years with Marian and his difficult mourning period in lockdown. John admitted the months after Marian’s passing were ‘dreadful’ and only made worse by lockdown restrictions.

Who was Clark’s first wife?

Marian Finucane
This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. John Clarke describes how he and Marian Finucane came to be married as part of Marian, a documentary looking at the life and career of the late RTÉ broadcaster.

Where did Marian Finucane attend school?

National University of Ireland, Galway
Dublin Institute of Technology
Marian Finucane/Education

Who presents the week in politics on RTE?

The Week in Politics is an Irish news and current affairs programme broadcast on RTÉ One and the RTÉ News channel. It is presented by Áine Lawlor, occasionally by Sharon Ní Bheoláin or Paul Cunningham.

Where in Westmeath did Marian Finucane live?

Marian had a wonderful ability to make friends of her team colleagues, and the warmth of the hospitality which she and her husband John Clarke provided at their home outside Mullingar is something that all of us who worked with her in the 1970s and 1980s will always remember.

What did John Clarke?

John Morrison Clarke (29 July 1948 – 9 April 2017) was a New Zealand comedian, writer and satirist who lived and worked in Australia from the late 1970s. He was a highly regarded actor and writer whose work appeared on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) in both radio and television and also in print.

What did Marian Finucane husband do?

John Clarkem. 2015–2020
Marian Finucane/Husband

How old is Áine Lawlor?

Áine Lawlor (born 1965) is an Irish radio and television broadcaster who has hosted many shows on RTÉ Radio 1. She famously presented the first ever Sunday morning broadcast of Morning Ireland on 7 December 2008 when she announced news of the Irish pork crisis .

What is Marian Finucane famous for?

Marian Finucane ( / fɪˈnuːkən / fin-OO-kən; 21 May 1950 – 2 January 2020) was an Irish broadcaster with Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ). She began working with the national broadcaster in 1974, starting as a continuity announcer.

What happened to finfinucane and her husband?

Finucane and her husband had just landed in South Africa when news reached them about the raid. “We were in and out of coverage and then there were all these people ringing, me saying “Is Jack ok? These friends of ours who went over said our bedroom looked like an abattoir, there was so much blood around the place,” she said.

Who is Eimear Lawlor?

Lawlor has been described as one of Ireland’s “sharpest, most experienced broadcasters”. Lawlor attended Manor House School, Raheny. She graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1984 having spent time as President of the Students’ Union. She moved to arts administration, before going to RTÉ as a radio announcer.