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[...]
HERE'S seven weekend jobs to keep you busy: :: Trim hedges and prune trees before the nesting season starts To intentionally take, damage or destroy the nest of any wild bird is an offence under wildlife protection legislation so it's best to avoid such a scenario by not cutting hedges and trees between the start of March and end of August, as this is the main season for nesting birds.
EFFORTS to form a government in the Republic continue to flounder after brief talks yesterday between the leaders of Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil failed to yield any breakthrough Meanwhile, Fine Gael has appeared to rule out a confidence and supply agreement with Fianna Fáil.