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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Broadening and advancing the unity conversation

Northern Ireland news

Ahead of this weekend's landmark Ireland's Future's event in Dublin, Co Tyrone-born author and journalist Martina Devlin tells political correspondent John Manley why she joined the growing conversation about Irish unity.

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