Broadcasting and writing about business since 1984. I graduated from University College Dublin with an honours degree in Economics and Politics. Whilst studying in UCD I was full time Students' Union President for one year and the following year I set up my own student newspaper - Gobshout - stil...
Writing for Gobshout, the newspaper I set up in University. More formally was in the RTE (Irish State broadcaster) newsroom.
Have you ever used a typewriter?
I trained on one - an old East German monster where my fingers got a daily workout to the point where each finger had a six pack.
How is social media changing news?
More immediate. Less accurate therefore less reliable. A force for good and evil.
Gradam an Oireachtais - Columnist of the Year
National award given to me for my work on two national newspapers, the Irish Daily Star and Gaelscéal. I always work to find a different angle, to challenge people's views and to provoke people into thinking radically about issues.