Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris (born 1943) is an Irish journalist, fiction writer, director, columnist and politician. He currently writes for the Sunday Independent. He was a member of Seanad Éireann from 2007–11, having been nominated by the Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern.

Harris has held posts at various and diverse political parties throughout his career. He was a Marxist ideologue of the Workers' Party and its predecessor, Official Sinn Féin. He now says that he abhors Marxism. He was also a short-lived adviser to former Taoiseach John Bruton; an adviser to the Ulster Unionist Party and most recently a supporter of the Fianna Fáil-led government of Bertie Ahern. At one stage an Irish republican, he is now a bitter critic of modern day Sinn Féin, expressing his political views in the Sunday Independent. Harris's critics accuse him of demonstrating ideological malleability, hypocrisy, neoconservatism and inconsistency. Harris is also noted for his screenwriting work; he lectures at IADT, the Irish national film school, and teaches a screenwriting workshop. Harris is also a judge on the Irish language talent show Glas Vegas, on TG4.

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