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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David Sterling feared RHI would damage his career, Jonathan Bell claims

David Sterling feared RHI would damage his career, Jonathan Bell claims

Northern Ireland news
THE man who would later head the regional civil service told Arlene Foster's special adviser that the RHI overspend could damage his career prospects, according to evidence provided by Jonathan Bell to the inquiry into the botched green energy scheme.
DUP pair's fractious relationship led to 'confusion' around RHI

DUP pair's fractious relationship led to 'confusion' around RHI

Northern Ireland news
THE "INCREASINGLY dysfunctional" relationship between former DUP minister Jonathan Bell and his special adviser – including alleged physical violence – led to "confusion and difficulty" around the botched Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).
Internal DUP bust-ups exposed in latest RHI revelations

Internal DUP bust-ups exposed in latest RHI revelations

Northern Ireland news
INTERNAL bust-ups and "dysfunctional" relationships among senior DUP figures have been exposed in the latest dramatic revelations around Stormont's RHI scheme. Ahead of what is expected to be a dramatic evidence session involving former minister Jonathan Bell at the public inquiry...

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