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Dr. John Bowman Winifred (born 1942) is an Irish historian and broadcaster. This article is about the year. ...

Born in Dublin, John Bowman was educated at Belvedere College, University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin where he received his PhD. He joined Radio Éireann in 1962, becoming the presenter and commentator on numerous current affairs programmes, as well as an analyst of political developments and interviewer of politicians on radio and later on television. In the 1980s he presented the hugely popular current affairs programme "Today Tonight", the precursor to Prime Time. Dublin (Irish: Baile Átha Cliath) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland, located near the midpoint of Irelands east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and at the centre of the Dublin Region. ... Belvedere College SJ is a Jesuit-run secondary school located in Great Denmark St, Dublin, Ireland. ... University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin - more commonly University College Dublin (UCD) - is Irelands largest university, with over 20,000 students. ... The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin or more commonly Trinity College, Dublin (TCD) was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, is the only constituent college of the University of Dublin, Irelands oldest university. ... RTÉ Radio 1 dates back to January 1st 1926, when the Dublin radio station 2RN began broadcasting on a regular basis. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Today Tonight, hosted by Naomi Robson Today Tonight is an Australian television current affairs programme, broadcast on the Seven Network. ... Prime time is the block of programming on television during the middle of the evening. ...

He has chaired for a number of years the audience-participation political programme "Questions and Answers" on RTÉ television and presented "Bowman Sunday Morning" (previously "Bowman Saturday") on radio, a weekly compilation of material from broadcasting archives at home and abroad. Questions and Answers is a topical debate television programme in the Republic of Ireland. ... Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ; Irish for Radio and Television of Ireland) is the national publicly-funded broadcaster of Ireland. ...

He has also co-anchored RTÉ Election coverage since the early 1980s.

He is author of "De Valera and the Ulster Question 1917–1973" (1982) and was also the President of the Irish Association for Cultural, Economic and Social Relations in 1993. He is the father of the journalist Jonathan Philbin-Bowman, a television and radio presenter who was killed in a tragic accident in March 2000. 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Jonathan Philbin-Bowman (January 6, 1969-March 6, 2000) was an Irish journalist. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


  • De Valera and the Ulster question, 1917-1973 (1982) - ISBN 0198226810
  • Portraits: Belvedere College, Dublin, 1832-1982 (1982) - ISBN 0717112357
  • Jonathan: Jonathan Philbin Bowman - memories, reflections, tributes (2002) - ISBN 0954148800

External links

  • Bowman Saturday
  • Bowman Sunday Morning
  • Questions and Answers

Radio Telefís Éireann presenters and hosts

Chat show hosts: Gay Byrne |Frank Hall | Pat Kenny | Mike Murphy | Ryan Tubridy Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ; Irish for Radio [and] Television [of] Ireland) is the national publicly-funded broadcaster of the Republic of Ireland. ... Image:Radio Telefís Éireann. ... Gay Byrne Gabriel Mary Byrne, known as Gay Byrne and nicknamed Gaybo (born August 5, 1934) is an Irish broadcaster. ... Frank Hall (1921 - 21 September 1995) was an Irish journalist, satirist, and broadcaster. ... Pat Kenny Third and current presenter of the long-running Late Late Show on RTÉ Pat Kenny (born January 29, 1948) is the presenter of Irelands The Late Late Show, the worlds longest running chat show, which is broadcast on Radio Telefís Éireann. ... For other people see Michael Murphy Mike Murphy (born October 20, 1941) was an Irish television and radio broadcaster with the national station, Radio Telefís Éireann. ... Ryan Tubridy (born May 28, 1973) is a television and radio presenter on Radio Telefís Éireann in Ireland. ...

News & Current Affairs: Charlie Bird | John Bowman | Barry Cowan | Donagh Diamond | Sean Duignan | Brian Farrell | Mark Little | John O'Donoghue | Bill O'Herlihy | Olivia O'Leary | Sean O'Rourke Charles Charlie Bird (born 9 September 1949) is an Irish journalist. ... for the bioinformatics professor and museum curator, see Brian D. Farrell Brian Farrell (1929 - ) is an Irish author, journalist, academic & broadcaster. ... Mark Little (born 1969) is a presenter on the RTÉ current affairs programme Prime Time. ... Bill OHerlihy is an Irish sports broadcaster with Radio Telefís Éireann. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Newsreaders and Announcers: Anne Doyle | Don Cockburn | Derek Davis | Brian Dobson | Charles Mitchel | Maurice O'Doherty | Emer O'Kelly Anne Doyle (born 30 January 1952) is a newsreader, or anchor, with Radio Telefís Éireann in Ireland. ... Charles Mitchel (1920-1996) was an Irish actor and television newsreader. ...

See also: List of RTÉ television programmes This is an incomplete list of current and historical television programmes produced for Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ). RTÉ also shows a range of foreign produced shows. ...

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