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Conall O'Morain

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Dublin, Ireland
Sunday Business Show Presenter, Today FM
Covers:  culture, business, politics, ireland, language
Doesn't Cover: very, indeed, little

Presenter Sunday Business Show @sbstodayfm - CEO @mediagroup.ie Co-chair Irish International Business Network.

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Biography

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...

What was your first job as a journalist?

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.

Awards

Gradam an Oireachtais - Columnist of the Year

2012 - Columnist
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.