JOHN MANLEY

JOHN MANLEY

POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT

John Manley was a late comer to journalism, a fall back after failing to reach super stardom in his preferred career as a professional drummer.

A journalist for 16 years, having survived the late nights and two hour lunches of the Irish News business desk he was appointed Political Correspondent in 2013.

A keen gardener and environmentalist, other hobbies include walking, geology and - despite it being entirely age inappropriate - house/techno music.

Previous winner of CIPR Business Journalist of the Year and CIPR Environmental Journalist of the Year.


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Sinn Féin calls for 'inclusive executive' with all Stormont's main parties

Sinn Féin calls for 'inclusive executive' with all Stormont's main parties

Northern Ireland news
SINN Féin has called for all Stormont's main parties to commit to joining a restored executive. Deputy leader Michelle O'Neill makes the call in The Irish News today ahead of an expected intensification of negotiations aimed at reviving devolution. Before the collapse...
Stormont talks set to intensify next week

Stormont talks set to intensify next week

Northern Ireland news
THE two governments are expected to ramp up the talks aimed at restoring devolution next week with Tanáiste Simon Coveney saying he'd like the process concluded by the end of June.
Sinn Féin defends asking for €1 million European election recount

Sinn Féin defends asking for €1 million European election recount

Northern Ireland news
SINN Féin has defended its decision to trigger a full recount of votes in the Republic's South constituency, saying party workers identified a "number of discrepancies" in the European election count that saw presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada lose her seat.

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