Mr. John Doyle
The Globe & Mail’s television critic
Mr. Doyle has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs to talk about popular culture, television, soccer, and Ireland. His essays have appeared in the Review section of the G&M since 1997, as well as the journal TV Quarterly. His writing has also appeared in Report on Business magazine, Elle Canada, Flare, En Route, Books in Canada, The Irish Times, and the Toronto Star. His columns and freelance articles have been reprinted in the US, UK and Australia, as well as his book, A Great Feast of Light: Growing Up Irish in the Television Age (2005). Mr. Doyle has covered World and Euro cup competitions since 2002. His book about soccer, The World is a Ball: The Joy, Madness, and Meaning of Soccer (2010) was a national bestseller and longlisted for The William Hill Irish Sports Book of The Year.