"He fell in October 1918, on a day that was so quiet and still on the whole front, that the army report confined itself to the single sentence: All quiet on the Western Front. He had fallen forward and lay on the earth as though sleeping. Turning him over one saw that he could not have suffered long; his face had an expression of calm, as though almost glad the end had come." An extract there from this month’s Book Club choice, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque who was a German veteran of World War ...
Today's panel to discuss the issues in the Sunday newspapers includes Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD; Denis Staunton, Deputy Editor of The Irish Times; Julie Sadlier, Solicitor for the Phoneix Project; Gavin Duffy, businessman and Nóirín Hegarty, journalist.
Today's Panel to discuss the stories of the week are: Martin Mansergh, former FF Junior Finance Minister; Nora Owen, former Fine Gael Minister for Justice; Lord Henry Mount Charles of Slane; Eddie Molloy, Independent Management Consultant; Martin Walsh, former Head of Lending at EBS; Denis Staunton, Deputy Editor, The Irish Times, Fionnan Sheahan, Political Editor, Irish Independent; Bride Rosney, former special advisor to Mary Robinson and former Director of Communications, RTE. Journalist Niall O'Dowd joins us from New York. Niall conducted an interview with David Drumm which was published in today's Sunday Business Post. Niall's article can be viewed on http://www.irishcentral.com/
Denis Staunton – Deputy Editor of the Irish Times (and former Foreign Editor) / Ben Tonra, Professor of European Foreign Security and Defence Policy and Ass Prof International Relations at UCD / Mary Fitzgerald of the Irish Times on Syria comes on the 'phone to discuss Syria.