Ireland and Brexit: An evening with Fintan O’Toole of the Irish Times

Brexit, Ireland and the Crisis of Belonging


Join us for an evening with Fintan O’Toole, one of Ireland’s most renowned journalists, to hear his thoughts on Brexit and its impact on Ireland.

Monday, 3 September
5.30pm- 8pm
Level 22/188 Quay St, Auckland

Tickets: $49, includes canapés and a limited bar.

Sponsored by The Eamon Cleary Trust.

Fintan O’Toole
Assistant Editor, columnist, and feature writer
The Irish Times

Fintan O’Toole is one of Ireland’s leading public intellectuals. fintan.jpg

He is currently Assistant Editor, columnist and feature writer for The Irish Times. He also contributes to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, Granta, The Guardian, The Observer, and other international publications.

In 2011, O’Toole was named one of “Britain’s top 300 intellectuals” by The Observer. He has received the A.T. Cross Award for Supreme Contribution to Irish Journalism, the Millennium Social Inclusion Award, and Journalist of the Year in 2010 from TV3 Media Awards.

In 2017, O’Toole became the first Irish recipient of the prestigious European Press Prize as well as the Orwell Prize for Journalism for his commentary on the Brexit referendum and its aftermath.

He has published more than a dozen books—most recently Judging Shaw—and is the Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton.

In July 2018, The Irish Times announced that Fintan O’Toole had been appointed Seamus Heaney’s official biographer.


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