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With more than 20 years media experience I have written to the tightest of deadlines on pretty much any subject. I specialise in strong, engaging narratives that focus on the people behind the story.

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Irish Independent

I helped make deadly poison, says wife of alleged hitman - Independent.ie

I helped make deadly poison, says wife of alleged h...

Irish Independent

'I can't believe my Sharon would have me murdered' - Independent.ie

'I can't believe my Sharon would have me murdered' ...

Irish Independent

Tragic Melissa's troubled existence - Independent.ie

Tragic Melissa's troubled existence - Independent.i...

Irish Independent

Judge praises verdict as he jails student's killer for life - Independent.ie

Judge praises verdict as he jails student's killer ...

Irish Independent

Murder accused sent plea by text for alibi, court told - Independent.ie

Murder accused sent plea by text for alibi, court t...

Irish Independent

'Husband strangled wife, then staged it to look like suicide' - Independent.ie

'Husband strangled wife, then staged it to look lik...

Irish Independent

Chilling image of burning body conjured up in cold-case trial - Independent.ie

Chilling image of burning body conjured up in cold-...

Irish Independent

Horrific details of Rebecca's death laid bare - Independent.ie

Horrific details of Rebecca's death laid bare - Ind...

Irish Independent

Abrupt end as French murder case falls apart - Independent.ie

Abrupt end as French murder case falls apart - Inde...

Irish Independent

Parents' pain as Manuela's last days are relived - Independent.ie

Parents' pain as Manuela's last days are relived - ...

Irish Independent

Trial over screwdriver deaths of Polish men nears end - Independent.ie

Trial over screwdriver deaths of Polish men nears e...

Irish Independent

Life term for boyfriend who murdered girl for no reason - Independent.ie

Life term for boyfriend who murdered girl for no re...

Irish Independent

Teen stab murder accused treated for obsessive disorder - Independent.ie

A teenager accused of the fatal stabbing of another teenager outside his south Dublin house suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), a court heard yesterday....

Irish Independent

Evil predator showed no remorse for terror reign - Independent.ie

Gerald Barry did not flinch as he was handed another two life sentences to add to the one he is already serving for the murder of Swiss student Manuela Riedo. As Mr Justice Paul Carney...