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 incl[...]
FORMER DUP special adviser John Robinson has claimed he "tried to balance" the public interest with that of his party and his colleagues when he anonymously leaked emails to the media at the height of outcry over the RHI scandal.
PETER Robinson has acknowledged that Jonathan Bell was "not the most popular member in the DUP’s team" but claims that if ministerial appointments were made with the "exacting standards" some of his colleagues advocated then many Stormont executive seats would have remained empty.