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Kevin Doyle @KevDoyle_Indo Dublin City, Ireland

Group Head of News at INM/@Independent_ie. Political Journalist of the Year & Best Podcast 2019. Offaly bred, Dublin seasoned. Twitter views = personal

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Lots of speculation in Fine Gael tonight about who will get Big Phil's gig if he is forced out. That's the space we… https://t.co/YbRcCvlW1d#NEW Phil Hogan was stopped by gardaí in Kildare for being on his phone - but allowed off with a caution. Howeve… https://t.co/atdVoFWrjS#BREAKING: Hogan’s story changes again. He now admits he stopped in locked down Kildare on way to infamous golf din… https://t.co/FBDHV1FTgYThis time the apology from Phil Hogan is “fulsome and profound”. Looks like he intends to fight on...but will he… https://t.co/uija7MtNDFA really good run down of as dramatic a week you could imagine in Irish politics with lots of amusing/disturbing in… https://t.co/cfCps8Mlnm
8/23
2020
No mincing of words in this letter to @Independent_ie editor today on compensation culture. It's in response to thi… https://t.co/dh8Ed2VtaY
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleBREAKING: Taoiseach and Tanaiste have issued a statement to Sunday Independent in which they call on Phil Hogan to… https://t.co/fBKP9P85zoActing Chief Medical Officer Ronan Glynn is becoming a household name at centre of increasingly controversial… https://t.co/bWoUezYbFuMy horoscope in today’s paper seems as out of touch with reality as group of golfing politicians. Summer wedding pl… https://t.co/61dPnk1pQqGreat work be Senan & ⁦@EavanMurray⁩ to give an account if inside the room. They dined on Connemara lamb or darne… https://t.co/EDjIAU2Zjz
8/22
2020
Phil Hogan's story is a little complicated but goes like this: - Came home on July 30 and planned to quarantine i… https://t.co/RMy6UKFcnSStruggling to keep up? Not surprised - but I've pulled together a read that draws together the different stands fro… https://t.co/yCykp62DFjMeanwhile, over in what is fast becoming the 'Department of Making It Up As They Go Along': Paying parents to dri… https://t.co/dLUKT2CD8hSupreme Court Judge Seamus Woulfe says: He attended the golf dinner "on that understanding, that it would be with… https://t.co/MO4zoZW5oqWelcome on board Jon. Great to have you joining the team. https://t.co/BG2KYSyku7 @Philip_Ryan @Independent_ie Further statement from Phil Hogan - but I don't think the questions will stop here.… https://t.co/rorhibgeKiNEW: Golf Society members charged €140 for two days of golf and a gala dinner Letter inviting current and former… https://t.co/D6cqaepGsh
Retweeted by Kevin Doyle#BREAKING: Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer resigns as Deputy Chair of the Seanad. https://t.co/lSgs6gCtmn#NEW Businesses in Kildare have been told by senior government figures that the current lockdown regime will be ext… https://t.co/mxJCn4GviV👇So somebody literally said “we’re going to need a bigger room lads”. The most baffling thing in all of this is wh… https://t.co/lMRkMgl2TaBREAKING: The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Dara Calleary TD is resigning as a member of the gove… https://t.co/d85u2EcA2vEU Commissioner Phil Hogan has told ⁦@Independent_ie⁩ that he compiled with all travel rules after returning from B… https://t.co/Gl4IZEXaZFDara Calleary had agreed to go on Morning Ireland to explain/apologise for attending the golf dinner a but has now pulled out. 😬
8/21
2020
Fun facts: ⛳️ Dara Calleary doesn’t even play golf. ⛳️ Clifton was under a Status Orange alert, advice was no unn… https://t.co/h71Io9U5veINM's @KevDoyle_Indo joined us tonight to take a look at the controversy involving Minister for Agriculture Dara Ca… https://t.co/os6gmJqA48
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleEU Commissioner Phil Hogan and RTÉ's Sean O'Rourke attended Oireachtas Golf Society dinner https://t.co/GaaGHzUD0iThis is something a bit different... https://t.co/DLS6BwLUCbInteresting news breaking in the States: US President Donald Trump’s ex-political adviser Steve Bannon has been a… https://t.co/31hePjHkYa'Reeling In The Years' & 'Friends' are the only two TV shows that I can watch endlessly even though I've seen every… https://t.co/I8EXbP2HF4Storm Ellen: 'Prepare to be without electricity for days' - 194,000 homes and businesses without power as winds of… https://t.co/AS9UaU4Odt
8/20
2020
The Government have sown the seeds of #Covid confusion in the past 24 and clearing up the mess won't be easy. I've… https://t.co/AcbfrNKeST#NEW Claire Byrne has been announced as the full-time replacement for Sean O'Rourke as presenter of RTÉ Radio 1's… https://t.co/0wCuAMklP8BREAKING: Weather warning for Cork upgraded to a very rare STATUS #RED. (I feel the need to point out it's August) https://t.co/sj6yed2dMRI honestly cannot understand how Micheál Martin didn't insist on FG nominating somebody to attend the press confere… https://t.co/gdqVi5jAjx
8/19
2020
Health Minster Stephen Donnelly tried to dismiss our front page story on #rtept as inaccurate. Here’s what Nphet… https://t.co/DvRtc6CkTg
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleSo we can… - Go to Mass but not meetings. - Play football but not watch it. - Eat in pubs but not have Sunday lu… https://t.co/xdmnh7kAjLOver 70s and vulnerable people can go on staycations just not to hotels, under the Government's new Covid restrictions.
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleRolling live coverage of the new restrictions on @Independent_ie Top line so far: Adults have to work from home a… https://t.co/IkrWlLbJZxIt’s going to be a long winter: Stay off the buses and away from the GAA. #Covid_19 https://t.co/CB18IoLu4PTwo elements to this story: - Older people will be told to limit time outdoors again & family gatherings to be red… https://t.co/suNYcCDfEW
8/18
2020
Podcast: “Italy is #Greenlist, Failte Ireland chairman shouldn't get flack for it.” https://t.co/dv2S6mVTv5 via… https://t.co/gJ5hVKjt6O
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleThose who said the Fáilte Ireland chairman's holiday to a Green List country was a non-story either missed the poin… https://t.co/6nowgwiZn5Great to have Kevin Doyle, the Group Head of News at @Independent_ie back with us in studio to take us through the… https://t.co/edx4yVRooF
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleThe calculated grading system being used for this year's Leaving Certificate has been designed to ensure that overa… https://t.co/jmKYGbbpfk
8/17
2020
We have a lift-the-spirits cover story in today’s LIFE magazine, meeting some of the babies born during the darkest… https://t.co/1Cm6ojc04Q
Retweeted by Kevin Doyle'Outrageous and appalling' - vintners' group slams footage from brunch event at Dublin bar https://t.co/zpQjOxU6NQ
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8/16
2020
BREAKING: Fáilte Ireland Chairman Michael Cawley resigns on the back of today’s Irish Independent frontpage about h… https://t.co/e2IqWR2Wt7We’re still awaiting comment from Tourism Minister Catherine Martin. Sinn Féin first out of the traps calling for… https://t.co/EO5HZziMumIt seems the Clare Seanad is split on whether it’s appropriate for Failte Ireland’s Michael Cawley to be holidaying… https://t.co/s4bb0KU7KXThis is a bit of a mad story. Leo Varadkar & Eoghan Murphy quietly evokes laws to stop building works at the Russia… https://t.co/6fcsHmsZGRThe chairman of Failte Ireland heads to the Mediterranean while the organisation is spending millions telling peopl… https://t.co/1A21eqTlZcToday’s paper is jam-packed. For starters: - @fionnansheahan: Failte Ireland chair’s sun hols while the body is pro… https://t.co/MZV50E0BZY
8/15
2020
Dramatic cover of tomorrow's @ReviewIndo to go with a long read from Paul Williams about his week patrolling the hi… https://t.co/p8XVAHHuWFCarroll Cuisine in Tullamore has been given the all clear to reopen and plans to do so on a phased basis over the c… https://t.co/Wb2GGJQtBAEditorials never make to the ‘most read’ list but this is wonderful. It will set you up nicely for a bit of that… https://t.co/9iHZ3xm9WeThe Miracle of Galway Bay! Great scoop by ⁦@EavanMurray⁩ to get an interview with one of the girls who spent a ni… https://t.co/6LIa4zJNzR
8/14
2020
Virgin Media vs eir Sport: Dispute over 'millions of Euro' sees Irish fans miss out on Champions League action… https://t.co/VSWEY5m9bV
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleA good insight for aspiring journalists into why 'nothing beats being there'. @EavanMurray reports the emotional s… https://t.co/jznvQbt1pdIn 13 years of journalism I have never witnessed anything so wonderful updates on ⁦@Independent_ie⁩ They are alive'… https://t.co/4Uv5RmWPhZ
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleEvery now and then a bit of good news breaks through. Amazing that they survived a night in Galway Bay. Found by fi… https://t.co/lGSpWthA9iRIP May Cowen, mother former Taoiseach Brian and sitting TD Barry who passed away this morning. https://t.co/S2DxkCEOQkExtensive search underway as two women go missing while paddle boarding https://t.co/LGwBpq9OxRAdrian Donohoe murder trial: Who are the other suspects and will they be prosecuted? https://t.co/N062dRDDCb
8/13
2020
New Garda stats on pubs: Since July 3, gardaí have been visiting pubs to make sure they are following Covid_19 ru… https://t.co/szp5Si3sj4Leo Varadkar and Simon Harris definitely putting themselves back front & centre on the #Covid_19 battle today. https://t.co/xtuZM8YcHo'Thank you for sticking with this trial for so long' - Adrian Donohoe's wife Caroline https://t.co/eMMdLwRL1C https://t.co/72KqLpkPEz
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleAmazingly Aaron Brady is the first person to be convicted of capital murder in Ireland for almost 35 years. Expla… https://t.co/p3gEyKaVRdFor 28 weeks, @11SchillRob has sat in court listening to 138 witnesses. Today @Independent_ie can finally publish h… https://t.co/mrghWFbbyuBREAKING: Almost seven years on and after the longest trial in the history of the Irish State, Aaron Brady has been… https://t.co/4C6Xs0X6QKBREAKING: Aaron Brady has been found GUILTY of the CAPITAL MURDER of detective garda Adrian Donohoe during a robber… https://t.co/lPHlptTcit
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleThe Seanad elections took place from March 30-31, but it took 90 days before those elected gathered for a sitting o… https://t.co/L9N1skMZCX
8/12
2020
Trump is faster than most newsroom with the news! Battle stations ready for a rough campaugn... https://t.co/ar5xYTEgXBStatement from Simon Coveney on situation in #Belarus saying he is "deeply concerned" by the "disproportionate and… https://t.co/FPt40pUoFjI think @darraghmccullou nails it on how cheap food relies on cheap labour and vast scale. Yet the public are stil… https://t.co/h4W4KTJ48vA lot of reaction to the this headline yesterday. Unfortunately many many people don’t go bother to go beyond tha… https://t.co/fU6J6pHoKJ
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleMuch has been written in the global press about Svetlana Tikhanouskaya in recent days and her battle to change Bela… https://t.co/HVgIuOrF6lGroup Head of News at Independent News and Media @KevDoyle_Indo joins us now to take a look through today's top hea… https://t.co/Ly8ERFHp3B
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8/11
2020
On the 'Floating Voter', Michael Healy Rae: -He would accept a Kerry lockdown if Nphet advised - but pub closures… https://t.co/N8n8BqekbVAs if summer wasn't ruined already.. https://t.co/rKRyKaH8rS#BREAKING: Carroll Cuisine in Tullamore will now suspend operations "to support measures by the public health servi… https://t.co/7m0nDKmxfF#NEW Three children have now tested positive for Covid-19 at a creche, bringing the total number of cases at the fa… https://t.co/i8JkruyZvEAaron Brady found guilty of Lordship credit union robbery in which Adrian Donohoe was shot dead https://t.co/VXcEbuLmjDBREAKING: Aaron Brady (29) has been found guilty by unanimous verdict of carrying out the robbery at Lordship credi… https://t.co/vWbi12WHmj
Retweeted by Kevin Doyle"Seven months before Donald Trump was elected US president in 2016, he told two Washington Post reporters: 'Real po… https://t.co/OexPDKW63Q
Retweeted by Kevin DoyleBeing told by Michael Healy Rae to "calm down a small bit" is not what expected before 10am on a Monday morning in… https://t.co/aMEhXJdAm5I’ve tried to take a nuanced view on the new ‘divide & conquer’ strategy which means we are no longer in this toget… https://t.co/FxzsURQv9L
8/10
2020
Lots people wondered how the Sunday Independent would handle John Hume’s passing. Current editor ⁦@AlanEnglish9⁩ se… https://t.co/BU1KRGVqeD'If you kill someone, you have to pay - I owe it to Michaela to fight to the very last' - John McAreavey on his bat… https://t.co/ys4NVCqSlg
8/9
2020
Cracking edition of @TheSundayIndo tomorrow includes a 7-page commemorative special on John Hume. The centrepiece i… https://t.co/vxKCBkt4O9
Retweeted by Kevin Doyle174 new cases of #Covid_19. 110 in Kildare alone. https://t.co/0OKiKXU2J7The story of the final days of ⁦@DundalkFC⁩’s Harry Taaffe. It must have taken some courage for his wife Maria to r… https://t.co/yfJQSl7l4wGood ‘tongue planted firmly in cheek’ piece. I found it pretty educational about Timahoe and north Kildare - althou… https://t.co/o8k2Yyt1CZDelighted to announce the return of New Irish Writing in the Irish Independent. It has meant so much to so many of… https://t.co/jpkcebZRxT
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8/8
2020
Siptu said in June that if there was to be a second wave it could originate in meat factories. Industry reps assure… https://t.co/Le7kYbkGF4Straw poll of people I know in Kildare/Laois/Offaly tonight suggests they feel victimised and it wouldn’t happen if… https://t.co/vP8xBiu54qAdvice for people not from Kildare, Laois or Offaly "do not stop" if passing through. "You should not travel into… https://t.co/LDhbaHDoLt👇The mood down home! 😰 #Offaly https://t.co/CcwkoJ6TLVKildare, Laois & Offaly Locked Down for 2 weeks: *Residents banned from travelling outside their county. *Restaura… https://t.co/V7XQ10N0h9The DUP leader does not seem to think England will become “turned off” Northern Ireland as suggested by the Taoisea… https://t.co/Dv2tGBal6M
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8/7
2020

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