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Dónal O'Flynn

Dublin and Waterford, Ireland
Radio Presenter, Freelance Journalist and Media Producer — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance
Covers:  Arts and Entertainment, Media, Science and Technology, Data, Politics, Human Interest, Social Affairs, "and finally"
Doesn't Cover: Agriculture, Economics, Finance, Food, Health, Sport

Music, Media and More... Likes free hugs and tea!

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Biography

Music, Media and More...
Freelance Journalist and Radio Presenter.

Acting Arts and Entertainment Editor at The Munster Express.
Presenter of "Dónal Óg's Diary" radio column on TCRfm's "The Saturday Supplement".

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@donaloflynn — 1,790 followers, 13,165 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

RT @gavreilly: "You can't fire me, I quit" - every despot ever

Nov 21, 2017

RT @susie_dent: ‘Text’ is from the Latin ‘texere’, ‘to weave’, because we weave our words just as we weave textiles. Shakespeare us…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @SeanDefoe: Taoiseach and Housing Minister unveil a plaque launching 84 new social homes. 5 mins later the wind blows it over a…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @smaisling_: Heard a story tonight of a young woman who obtained illegal abortion pills and went back to the tent in which she w…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @roemcdermott: Not even retweeting Al Porter's non-apology. Victims explicitly said to him "You have sexually assaulted me twice"…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

From 2011 to 2013 I was TCRfm's only reporter as the station had no proper news output back then. I was still in secondary school.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Sadly, no. I might just buy one in a thrift shop someday as a conversation piece for my shelf!

How is social media changing news?

Speed of communication is social media's strength. It also provides ordinary people with a platform to share stories and comment.