Monthly Archives: October 2017

October/November: RTE, BBC, the Irish Times, ELLE, The Pool (selected)

‘My boyfriend was an undercover police spy’, ELLE, Nov 24, 2017 (also on MSN)

BK9B0061.jpgReported from a plague hospital in Antananarivo, Madagascar, during an ongoing plague outbreak that has killed 165 so far.

‘”No spitting”: Madagascar’s pneumonic plague’, the Irish Times, Nov 18, 2017

My reporting on a parody Zimbabwean Twitter account deceiving the media was mentioned by the BBC as well as in this Buzzfeed article on Nov 15. I also appeared on Deutsche Welle TV and EenVandaag to talk about it.

BK9B9832Taken while reporting on the drought in southern Madagascar in November, 2017.

BK9B9637Taken while reporting in Aleppo, Syria, in November 2017.

‘Something for the pain’, From Our Own Correspondent, BBC Radio 4, Nov 3, 2017 / ‘Appearance and reality’, World Service, Nov 5, 2017 (I later appeared as a guest on BBC World Service’s ‘Focus on Africa’, talking about drug addiction in northeast Nigeria and the role it plays in the conflict with Boko Haram)

‘Witchcraft allegations can destroy lives, leading to profound human rights violations’, The Pool, Oct 28, 2017

Brilliant to be shortlisted for Young Journalist of the Year at the Irish Journalism Awards.

Screen Shot 2017-10-15 at 19.31.27 1Spoke on a panel on international reporting at the Mary Raftery Fund event ‘Investigations: Beyond Borders’ at the Irish Film Institute, Oct 13, 2017.

Radio report on the German election results, RTE, Oct 1, 2017.