John Bowman | Litfest A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe

John Bowman is a broadcaster and historian. He has presented current affairs and historical programmes on RTE radio and television since the 1960s including Today Tonight in the 1980s and Questions and Answers from 1988 to 2009 when he began researching his history of RTE.

He has since published Window and Mirror: RTE Television, 1961-2011, the first comprehensive history of Irish television. His PhD, De Valera and the Ulster Question: 1917–1973, won the Ewart-Biggs Prize for its contribution to North-South understanding.

He was elected an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College Dublin in 2009. He is currently working on historical documentaries in television and radio.

Years at Litfest: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
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Litfest - A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.
It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

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