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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Judge says bonfire should be prevented in absence of agreement

Judge says bonfire should be prevented in absence of agreement

Northern Ireland news
INFRASTRUCTURE Minister Nichola Mallon last night stressed the need for a "lasting resolution" to a controversial Eleventh Night bonfire in north Belfast after a judge warned that in the absence of agreement the authorities should prevent the pyre being built.

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