JOHN MANLEY

JOHN MANLEY

POLITCAL 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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Jonathan Bell's integrity as a witness is key to inquiry outcome

Jonathan Bell's integrity as a witness is key to inquiry outcome

Northern Ireland news
Jonathan Bell is adamant that he never swung his fist at his former special adviser Timothy Cairns – or anybody for that matter – but the former DUP minister certainly didn't pull any punches during yesterday's oral evidence to the RHI inquiry.
Sinn Féin pressed to keep RHI scheme open

Sinn Féin pressed to keep RHI scheme open

News
SINN Féin was complicit in efforts to keep the RHI open for a further two weeks after Jonathan Bell wanted it shut down, according to evidence uncovered by the inquiry in to botched scheme.

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