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Brenda Power - The Noughties: From Glitz to Gloom - 9781848890268 - KEX0200229
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The Noughties: From Glitz to Gloom

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Brenda Power has worked in the media for more than twenty years, covering a breadth of social, political and public interest issues. Her comments are frequently controversial and generate huge responses, such as her 1996 interview with a poet planning his suicide and a 2009 article on gay marriage. She tackles difficult and divisive subjects without fear or favour. Her views on the rapid changes in Irish society during the boom years are a fascinating commentary on the values and practices of that extraordinary period in Irish history. These snap-shots highlight issues that shaped our lives in Ireland in recent ... Read more

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Gill Cork
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, Ireland
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About Brenda Power
Brenda Power, journalist and broadcaster, has worked as a reporter, feature writer, columnist and interviewer for newspapers, radio and magazines. These include the Sunday Tribune, Sunday Times, Daily Mail, Image, RTAe Radio and Newstalk. She has presented her own programmes and has filled in for Marian Finucane, Joe Duffy and George Hook. A barrister and mother of five, she practiced ... Read more

Reviews for The Noughties: From Glitz to Gloom
'Well written and often funny' Books Ireland 'Relieves some of the gloom with her stylish writing and sharp commentary' The Irish Catholic 'Valuable read; Power has actually - through columns written contemporaneously - traced the all-too-familiar plunging graph in more vivid detail than any fiscal statement could have done' Connaught Telegraph

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