- Speaking Freely - 20090519 - Richard Downes

Richard DownesRichard Downes
is a seasoned international journalist; Richard Downes regularly
cohosts the most popular daily RTÉ radio program "Morning Ireland" and
reports for television news and for the RTÉ current affairs flagship
"Prime Time." During the 2003 war, he stayed in Baghdad and covered the
collapse of Saddam's regime from within. Vincent Browne described him
as "the best reporter covering the war." Downes lives in Dublin with
his wife and two young children. His latest book is In Search of Iraq: From Baghdad to Babylon.