Fintan O’Toole is assistant editor of The Irish Times, for whom he has written since 1988. He is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books.
He is an author, literary critic, historical writer and political commentator.
In 2012 and 2013 Fintan was a Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton University.
He has come to interview at Borris every year except 2014. His interviewees have included Ben Anderson, Martin Amis, Iain Overton, Luke Harding, Anjan Sundaram, Donal Ryan, John Lanchester, Nick Davies, Rory Stewart and Olly Lambert.