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Jon Williams @WilliamsJon Dublin, Ireland

Managing Director @rtenews. Ex Managing/Foreign Editor @ABC, previously World Editor @BBC. Board member @PressFreedom, runner, bootcamper, traveller, Scouser

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Joined Twitter 4/21/08


Her conclusion: yes! Generous praise for Monday’s health debate ⁦@ClaireByrneLive⁩: “Enlightening, hopeful even. Ho… https://t.co/Tq1wSItGCoPhone hacked in 2018. Khashoggi murdered in 2019. Bezos & #MBS had dined together in Hollywood & swapped numbers.… https://t.co/7ueGO1kB02Truly chilling story: remember Bezos owns Washington Post & Jamal Khashoggi writing for the WaPo when he was murder… https://t.co/hAQoessxsMBattle lines drawn for next stage of #Brexit - but it’s a negotiation, so #EU’s opening position bound to be hardli… https://t.co/B8Z4YtdNUE
1/22
2020
Oh my god, this is beyond disturbing. The Bolsonaro regime has charged journalist @ggreenwald with "cybercrimes" fo… https://t.co/KtLIHwMstT
Retweeted by Jon WilliamsLatest #Election2020 podcast up. 101st anniversary of first Dáil, as campaign hots up in campaign for 33rd.… https://t.co/Hwu2wET8tjWatch @GretaThunberg at #Davos2020 on “Averting a Climate Apocalypse”. #wef20 #Davos2020 #climate https://t.co/iqGtHi8J7lThanks @KevDoyle_Indo. Proud of job team @rtenews doing on #GE20. https://t.co/eUKS3e44Zx
1/21
2020
Health one of defining issues in #GE2020: tonight, it’s the focus of the first of our #Election2020 debates in spec… https://t.co/B5w6P8d1SUSo what’s the most woke-ish policy yet in #GE2020? @MaryERegan has the answer- joins @colmomongain & @MichealLehanehttps://t.co/prcX7ydhGPRace for #Election2020 underway: so what do runners make of it so far? Not the politicians- but voters... those run… https://t.co/vjUe4Ixkv9
1/20
2020
@amonck https://t.co/EiVUcmwGoNWest Cork teen @FionnFerreira one of “climate heroes” & “teenage changemakers” hailed @wef & star turns at… https://t.co/c6Yu2p1KZiGo #LFC. #LFCMUN #YNWA https://t.co/bviu54cqDcThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/X7smtSoogm #iranian #ge2020
1/19
2020
@endajodowd Thanks Enda- appreciate that. All credit to @Mark_Coughlan & @downesr#HarryandMeghan to stop using HRH titles & return public money used to refurbish Frogmore Cottage. To take effect f… https://t.co/ArJPQu6XvDThe day the mouse killed a fox. Mind you, they must have been expecting change since 1999... #20thCenturyFox https://t.co/WQCrGzCORs“England has not been good to the Irish, or good for the Irish. It is time we had the humility to recognise that.”… https://t.co/ABO96foy9HBorisJohnson “to address the nation” from No 10 on evening of Jan 31st as UK leaves EU. #Brexit https://t.co/nNyewJ0M5z#Brexit may yet bubble up in #GE2020 campaign... both #EU & UK talking tough ahead of trade talks beginning. https://t.co/ZcwrxtR7ng
1/18
2020
Three times a week during #GE2020, @downesr will be “on the trail”. Part of #Election2020 @RTE_PrimeTime. Digital f… https://t.co/TXpj4e1kakLatest #Election2020 podcast @rtenews now up. Crime dominating headlines & election trail. @colmomongain,… https://t.co/OhEhY71tzvExcited to partner with @nuigalway as venue @rtenews for #GE2020 debate @ClaireByrneLive. Live audience will questi… https://t.co/OnaMo8HtDf
1/17
2020
Two for the price of.... none. UK’s general election turned on #Brexit. Will #Ireland’s? Our Brexit brains-trust we… https://t.co/mWMXGLXj0KLatest “Your Politics: #Election2020” podcast now up: @lawlor_aine, @RTENewsPaulC, @TheMaggieDoyle & @MaryERegan on… https://t.co/JREYMt6yaHHouse “managers” take articles of impeachment against President #Trump to US Senate. https://t.co/NhDr6UBlYKEvery day throughout #GE2020, Campaign Daily @rtenews will have the latest from the election trail, online, on air… https://t.co/GLsHhAyZI4
1/16
2020
He was 17. 17! https://t.co/ad04pe9lofWe’ll round up day on campaign trail every evening during #GE2020. Subscribe to join @lawlor_aine, @colmomongain &… https://t.co/32wZyvd9uq“Events dear boys, events” - never actually said by Harold Macmillan. But defined first full day of #GE2020.… https://t.co/tQNBOw2WBjThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/WaU5ur4PRZ Thanks to @RTEsport #demdebate #ge2020
1/15
2020
First of daily #GE2020 podcasts ⁦@rtenews⁩: ⁦@colmomongain⁩, ⁦@RTENewsPaulC⁩, ⁦@MichealLehane⁩ & ⁦@TheMaggieDoyle⁩… https://t.co/1XJ5xHIbopAr dheis Dé go raibh a anam. All of us @rtenews holding Tom’s family in our thoughts & our hearts. https://t.co/mmcSDjYxMMTeam @RTEpolitics will have daily edition of Your Politics: Election 2020 as part of #GE2020 coverage @rtenews. https://t.co/33S6kG4CiD @pmdfoster Many congrats @pmdfoster. Huge loss @Telegraph. Look forward to you making mischief @FinancialTimes.New index for all #GE2020 coverage up @rtenews. https://t.co/vN0HHu1Jth https://t.co/wSdJE7lAc7Taoiseach arrived at Áras an Uachtaráin to seek a dissolution of 32nd Dáil. #GE2020 https://t.co/JkRA4klVjKWatch special @rtenews as #Ireland set for first Saturday General Election. https://t.co/MmkcXlGULpOn air now with news special @RTEOne: Taoiseach to call General Election. @MichealLehane reporting polling day will… https://t.co/WUYk8sD9o8The latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/9uXmYeCnRB Thanks to @TimTeeman @seanwhelanRTE @maggieNYT #update #oscarnoms
1/14
2020
The latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/VwI1AiQ7ga Thanks to @merrionstreet #metoo #stormbrendan#StormBrendan approaching #Ireland’s west coast with gusts up to 130 kph. https://t.co/XPi6cuzzCq
1/13
2020
Go #TeamMary. Cheering for @KennedyMary & @johnednolan on Ladies’ Night @DWTSIRL. #DWTSIRL. https://t.co/uhiGnnqdd0Taoiseach asks people to be wary of promises made by parties in the "next couple of weeks" - @mcculld thanks him fo… https://t.co/11Rstfa3xM
Retweeted by Jon WilliamsTaosieach @LeoVaradkar tells @thisweekrte “he has made decision” about election date, “but protocol” means he is no… https://t.co/U18uZ0Vfg4“Thank you Firies!” Fantastic photo of Sydney Opera House saluting #Australia’s volunteer firefighters who’ve been… https://t.co/nXm8mvf3wRFull list of #Ireland’s 50 most-watched TV programmes. https://t.co/jgrfdD8YTsSunday’s best front page... #LFC #YNWA https://t.co/R2SHHB04GsForecasts of TV’s death greatly exaggerated. Still the place #Ireland comes together. 42 of 50 most watched progs i… https://t.co/K5xRtafwR0The latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/EJCxxdj0hK Thanks to @maggieNYT @seanwhelanRTE #iran #brexit
1/12
2020
Northern #Ireland Assembly reopens after 3 years at 1pm. Live coverage of opening in extended lunchtime news… https://t.co/IAgL9kWMSwTommie Gorman on the personal, as well as the politics, that has got #Stormont back up and running. https://t.co/TACTWb0JXRThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/6myPQ8h9QP #iran #us
1/11
2020
Sinn Féin President @MaryLouMcDonald tells #SixOne @rtenews “We now have an Irish language act & that is historic..”Sinn Fein says it will re-enter power-sharing executive in Northern #Ireland. Statement by ⁦@MaryLouMcDonald⁩: https://t.co/vac7v2TybvFull UK/Irish Government joint proposal here... #Stormont https://t.co/i7Tuhp5olh https://t.co/H9W0V8JgqP“Now is decision time” says ⁦@JulianSmithUK⁩. Key points of proposed deal to restore power-sharing in North.… https://t.co/3VvpdvtmXNArlene Foster: “I hope what we have now will allow others to come back in...” #StormontThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/L9MrRtSgmX Thanks to @ingridmileyRTE @ABCPolitics @meslackman #brexit #soleimaniDUP says proposed #Stormont deal “fair & balanced”. @DUPleader tells @morningireland “know will be some elements wh… https://t.co/ncKI5yghUTCoveney: “I hope we will see history being made later today.” #StormontCoveney: One of big breakthroughs is legal recognition for Irish language in North with Irish Language Commissioner. #StormontTánaiste @simoncoveney tells @morningireland proposes deal to restore power-sharing in Northern #Ireland “end point… https://t.co/mQDidokjCN
1/10
2020
Tánaiste: “This is a document of compromise, but it is thought-through compromise.”Northern Ireland Assembly to be recalled tomorrow. “Not all parties have signed on... but now is decision time” say… https://t.co/FmiOqyvSs7Tánaiste & Northern Secretary publish deal to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland. Watch live now @RTENewsNowhttps://t.co/Rf8BXxRH9DThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/NNPay378g0 Thanks to @fiachkelly #ireland #afghanistanThe other Irish airline boss, Willie Walsh, to step down as CEO of BA’s parent company IAG. https://t.co/Q3TT6UcBuFMohammad Ali once said of an opponent in the run-up to a world title fight: “We're gonna get it on - because we don… https://t.co/iy5XxS9GAR
1/9
2020
Harry & Megan leaving frontline roles as “senior” #royals to become financially independent & divide time between U… https://t.co/3SGRKY7cV3#Trump: No Americans hurt in #Iran strike on US airbases. https://t.co/EjYhorQk2EThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/qLuhww1TfB Thanks to @lrozen @MaryLouMcDonald #ces2020 #jews
1/8
2020
U2’s Larry Mullen on #LarryGogan: “I’ll come & find you on the other side”. https://t.co/wntR34dvNcFive years ago today, heavily armed gunmen attacked the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo. Twelve people were killed.… https://t.co/XgDwOkvTz0
Retweeted by Jon WilliamsCongrats to ⁦@waadalkateab⁩ & team ⁦@Channel4News⁩⁩: “For Sama” - Waad’s film shot during siege of Aleppo - nominat… https://t.co/PdweIYHAE5Bit late to this, but good listen & timely. As #BorisJohnson’s #Brexit deal returns to Westminster, Ivan Rogers - U… https://t.co/Tvxk3HbUsA#LarryGogan joined #RTÉ on same day as Terry Wogan. Two giants of Irish radio, now reunited. https://t.co/K8CIXWEcZkThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/Qn3RlmTlKe Thanks to @GerardAraud @fiachkelly #goldenglobes #lfcJust a year since #LarryGogan moved from @RTE2fm to @RTEGold: station renamed Larry Gogan FM for the day- and some… https://t.co/QjxUT6O8Pz#LarryGogan defined pop music in #Ireland for years - loved by the audience & the bands https://t.co/tvuTconDLiVery sorry to learn that #LarryGogan died. Like Gay Byrne & Marian Finucane, Larry not just a giant of #RTÉ, but a… https://t.co/yegGM1l01n
1/7
2020
@rickklein Happy new year my friend. You have me addicted already. Beatrice was terrific!Terrific piece. Happy #NollaignamBan. https://t.co/JfS60I2wAsFirst Mon in Jan means 4 weeks until first Tue in Feb... and first votes to decide who’ll face #Trump in Nov’s… https://t.co/MfzTWNP2bMThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/bXueDtxUs6 #goldenglobes #metoo#Ireland’s marriage equality & abortion referendums hailed as example to UK of “disagreeing better”: @D_G_Alexanderhttps://t.co/TfbbGq6bLN#Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei appears to weep as he says prayers at funeral of Qassem #Soleimani.… https://t.co/RgIgUKdz5E“Americans would be wise to brace for war with Iran”. @AmbassadorRice: “Full-scale conflict is not a certainty, but… https://t.co/NFabPu33kDEditorial Board ⁦@nytopinion⁩ on #Trump, #Iran & why setting red lines in Middle East is a dangerous business. Thin… https://t.co/g64Z4J6k5P
1/6
2020
Go @KennedyMary & @johnednolan: cheering for #TeamMary @DWTSIRL! #family #DWTSirl https://t.co/S3BbBcyuBrAwkward... @SecPompeo says US will behave “lawfully” as @GStephanopoulos reminds him #Trump’s threat to target… https://t.co/qjx0Kjc15TIn death, #Soleimani may achieve his greatest victory: securing #Iran’s triumph over US in #Iraq. https://t.co/DcoWMPhPviBuon compleanno @MiriamOCal! https://t.co/j8rqFScCgHThe latest What I'm reading.... ! https://t.co/pTdK82bEip #soleimani #unitedstates
1/5
2020
“By assassinating #Suleimani, WH risked wider, more unpredictable conflict, which could flare in many places & many… https://t.co/uK7OoQo4UeGreat listen. @lionelbarber on past, present & future of UK politics (and #Brexit) as he steps down as editor… https://t.co/9TiM5SmolqYou did her proud @EnglishRachael. And we’re proud of you. #marian #RTE https://t.co/YmQseipx75Few better sourced than @rcallimachi: US justification for killing #Suleimani “razor thin” https://t.co/kGZuULgoq8UK advises against all travel to #Iran & #Iraq outside Kurdistan following US killing of #Soleimani. #قاسم_سليماني https://t.co/1WuNjQ1QMe
1/4
2020

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