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I’m a freelance journalist with an international outlook, published by the BBC, RTÉ, the Irish Times, PRI/GlobalPost, the Guardian, Al Jazeera, the Christian Science Monitor, the South China Morning Post and many others.
Over the past decade, I’ve been based in Brussels and Montreal. I’ve interviewed a diverse range of characters, from EU politicians to Mohawk tribal chiefs, from Vatican saint-makers to voodoo mambos.
I do both print and broadcast – in English and French. Contact me here.
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RECENT WORK



Philip Taylor : La politique, je l’ai dans le sang 

Le Point (12/17)
Au Libéria, on rencontre Philip Taylor, le fils de l’ancien président Charles Taylor et de la nouvelle vice-présidente désignée Jewel Howard-Taylor.



Sweet as honey: the African killer bees providing a living in Liberia

The Guardian (12/17)
For an increasing number of Liberians, still struggling to get by in a shattered postwar economy, killer bees are providing a much-needed livelihood.



Out of Dublin and into Monrovia

The Irish Times (11/17)
Monrovia’s Mamba Point Hotel, run by Dublin native Anna O’hUadhaigh-Bsaibes, has gone down in legend among war reporters who visited during the country’s most tumultuous times.



Liberia’s presidential elections

RTÉ (10/17) @ 12.10 mins
Radio report on the chaotic run-up to Liberia’s presidential run-off, featuring soccer, narcolepsy, fraud allegations, a TV evangelist and two former warlords.



Interview with George Weah

The Irish Times (10/17)
Ex-soccer star George Weah, leading the race to become Liberia’s next president, has just issued a clear message to war criminal Charles Taylor – and his aides are not happy …



“Dad didn’t hack people up, he didn’t rape”

The Irish Times (11/17)
The son of Liberia’s jailed warlord Charles Taylor talks about overcoming anger issues through gangsta rap.



On the campaign trail with George Weah

The Irish Times (10/17)
Trailing soccer great George Weah deep into the bush of Montserrado County, in Liberia, where nostalgia for warlord-turned-president Charles Taylor runs high.



Liberia’s child soldiers feel forgotten

Al Jazeera (10/17)
Set against a sprawling rubbish tip, Sugar Hill is a slum within a slum. A group of its residents are taking shelter from the rain, slugging “King Juice”, a high-proof spirit, from clear plastic bags.



Liberia’s ballot riddled with legacy of civil conflict

The Irish Times (10/17)
On Redemption Beach, a small crowd has gathered, agitating for a glimpse of a man they call the “King of Hipco”.

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GREATEST HITS


A dictator in the family

The New Statesman (02/17)


Trans people risk lives in Turkey AWARD WINNER

GlobalPost/PRI (12/16)


Interview with Gambian president

The Irish Times (12/16)


Where Brexit meets Turkey

The Irish Times (05/16)


Being Muslim in France

Al Jazeera (12/15)



Paris attacks report

GlobalPost (11/15)



Fighting Russia’s propaganda machine

GlobalPost (08/15)



It’s a ‘No’ from Greece

vieuws.eu (07/15) VIDEO



A prison without bars

Al Jazeera (03/15)

Making maple syrup

BBC News (05/14)

The crack-smoking mayor

BBC News (11/13)

Trouble in paradise

Noseweek South Africa (05/13)

Interview with Alex Salmond

La Presse (08/12)

In search of Philip Marlowe

The Montreal Gazette (05/12)

Beaver or polar bear?

BBC Radio 4/World Service (12/11) @ 17.54 mins

‘Illegal’ midwives on call

The Montreal Gazette (08/11)

Smuggling across the 45th parallel

GlobalPost (4/11)

Deadly Secret

Canada’s History (04/11)

Spirits of a community

The Montreal Gazette (02/11)

Holiday in Asbestos

The Guardian (05/10)

Death of a godfather

BBC World Service (11/10) @ 11.20 mins

Chagos people press to return home

GlobalPost (09/10)

War and peace

Police Review (07/10)

Fighting for their identity

The Irish Times (07/10)

Holy rivalry over Kateri

The Montreal Gazette (03/10)

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