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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Doug Beattie backs creation of cross-border protocol body

Doug Beattie backs creation of cross-border protocol body

Northern Ireland news
Fresh from celebrating 100 days as leader of the Ulster Unionists, Doug Beattie tells Political Correspondent John Manley about his new vision for unionism and how the creation of a cross-border body can solve problems with the protocol...

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