Award-winning broadcaster Joe Duffy talks to the RTÉ Guide's Janice Butler about providing a platform for the powerless. Read our sneak peek of the interview below. 

"It bothers me when people say I’m naïve. I’m not naïve, I live in this country, I’ve three young kids, I’ve been a social worker, I’ve been a probation officer, I’ve travelled the country making Gay Byrne a household name; that was a chore!" he laughs.

"My mother always said to me: ‘You’re never as good as they say you are and you’re never as bad as they say you are. And don’t lose the run of yourself.’ I live by that." 

Joe Duffy RTE Guide
Read the full interview in this week's RTÉ Guide

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  • Allison Janney Michael Doherty chats to the Oscar-nominated actress