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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Covid crisis 'grave and getting more so' as daily cases top 1,000

Covid crisis 'grave and getting more so' as daily cases top 1,000

Northern Ireland news
THE north has recorded another grim Covid milestone with the number of new daily infections topping 1,000 for the first time. As figures showed there have been more than 5,000 cases in the past week, health minister Robin Swann described the...

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