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Brian O'Connell

Brian O'Connell

Originally from Ennis, but living in Cork for over 20 years, Brian O'Connell is a multi-award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster. 

He is best known for his work on Today With Seán O'Rourke on RTÉ Radio 1 and he has a particular interest in social issues and human interest stories. Brian is known for tackling often diverse and difficult subjects and has reported on everything from general elections to genocide. Brian's first book Wasted detailed Ireland's relationship with alcohol and was published in 2010. His latest book, The Personals, was published in October 2019 by Harper Collins and tells the extraordinary stories behind the small ads.

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