Jack Charlton Tribute Part 2 | Ray Houghton, Mark Lawrenson, Vincent Hogan, Philip Quinn, Dan McDonnell, Declan Lynch
In part 2 of our special Jack Charlton tribute show, John Duggan and Dan McDonnell speak to former players and journalists about their experiences with Big Jack.If you missed Part 1 of our Tribute podcast, you can listen to it right here.8:30 - Irish Independent Chief Sportswriter Vincent Hogan speaks of his memories covering the Charlton years.32:30 - Declan Lynch; author of 'Days of Heaven: Italia '90 and the Charlton Years: Irish Soccer's Finest Hour'49:00 - The man who put the ball in the English net (and the Italian one!), Ray Houghton.65:00 - We speak to one of Ireland's most experienced football writers, Philip Quinn of the Irish Daily Mail.77:00 - Mark Lawrenson, who helped Charlton's side qualify for their first ever major tournament in 1988.
Paul McGrath, is one of Ireland’s most beloved sportsmen. He risked his reputation and standing in society by writing his shockingly honest autobiography, Back from the Brink. The journey was both challenging and cathartic for McGrath. But it weighed almost as heavily on his ghost writer, Vincent Hogan. In this episode Vincent recounts the process and challenges in delivering a masterpiece that ultimately enhanced the admiration and respect with which Paul McGrath is revered. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Vincent Hogan and Kieran Shannon | Frontline respect and Michael Duignan's heartfelt tribute
OTB's Sunday Paper Review
Joe Molloy is joined by Kieran Shannon of the Irish Examiner, and the Irish Independent's Chief Sportswriter Vincent Hogan to review the Sunday sportswriting.Among this week's topics:Former Waterford hurler Tom Devins on working on the frontline during Covid-19Michael Duignan's beautiful tribute to his fatherWould a straight knockout championship work in football and hurling for 2020?Leaked details emerge from the Mazars FAI report.
The Sunday Paper Review | Vincent Hogan and Cliona Foley
OTB's Sunday Paper Review
Joe Molloy is joined in studio by Chief Sportswriter for the Irish Independent Vincent Hogan, and Cliona Foley of Off The Bench, to review the best of this weekend's sportswriting.This week's topics include:The art of match-reporting by Barney RonayDoes Joe Schmidt's new book provide more questions that answers?Garry Doyle's fascinating profile of new Ireland head coach Andy FarrellPhillip Lanigan of the 99th anniversary of Bloody SundayIs the gap between club GAA and the elite game growing even wider?Rafael Benitez on life in China
Aside from being one of the best sportswriters in the country, Vincent Hogan is also a ghostwriter who has worked with such legendary sportsmen as Paul McGrath and Henry Shefflin. Vincent is the man the publishers call on when they want someone to tell a star’s story. He joined us at Banter at The Back Page in Dublin to talk about what’s involved in telling someone else’s story in their voice, the work it takes to get into the subject’s head and the changes he’s witnessed in the sports writing game over the last few years.