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Sam Tranum, Deputy editor

Sam Tranum is deputy editor of Dublin Inquirer. You can reach him at

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Brian Flanagan, Web & strategy

Brian Flanagan is a civic technologist and runs Marrowbone Books in the Liberties with his partner.

Sean Finnan, City reporter

Sean Finnan is a city reporter for Dublin Inquirer. You can reach him at

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Ebun Joseph

Dr Ebun Joseph is the module coordinator in UCD of the first Black Studies module in Ireland. She lectures on race, migration, social policy and equality. She is a career-development specialist, author and chairperson of the African Scholars Association Ireland (AfSAI). She is a citizen of both Nigeria and Ireland, and has lived in Ireland for more than 17 years.

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Niamh Kirk

Niamh Kirk is a media analyst, PhD researcher and educator. She is researching journalism, digital networks, info flows and transnationalism in DCU School of Communications, writing for the Institute of Future Media and Journalism, and blogging at

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Joe McGrath

Joe McGrath is a law lecturer at UCD specialising in corporate and white-collar crime. He is also Dublin Inquirer's white-collar crime columnist.

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Odran Reid

Odran Reid lectures in economics, local development and planning at Dublin Institute of Technology, and is a member of the Dublin City Council's Planning and Property Development Strategic Policy Committee.

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Donal Fallon

Donal Fallon is a historian, writer and broadcaster based in Dublin. His work has appeared in History Ireland, Spiked, Jacobin and other outlets. He is editor of the Dublin history blog Come Here To Me (

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Regular contributors

Melatu Uche Okorie

Melatu is from Nigeria and has been living in Ireland for over 12 years. She has an M.Phil. in creative writing from Trinity College, Dublin, and has had works published in numerous anthologies.

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Shrinidhi Kalwad

Shrini lives in Dublin and loves to read when he's not staring at screens. Passionate about the written word, he has written book reviews and short stories that have been published in Telegram, an Indian literary magazine. You're likely to find him walking along the Grand Canal on sunny evenings. You can find more of his work at

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Dan Grennan

Dan Grennan is student of journalism at Dublin Institute of Technology, and a freelance writer

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Christine O'Donnell

Christine O'Donnell is a charity worker and musician living in Dublin.

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Luke Maxwell

Luke Maxwell is the host of the film review show, Viewfinder on 103.2 Dublin City FM. He also hosts The Movie Express Podcast, which you can find at

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Martin Cook

Martin's substantive career was in civil engineering, specialising in the field of traffic and transportation. Currently, he is attached to Dublin City FM, and works as a freelance broadcast journalist. He is continuously striving to ignore alien orders.

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Haseena Manek

Haseena Manek is a freelance journalist. You can follow her @haseenamanek.

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David Monaghan

David Monaghan is co-editor of HeadStuff's film and television section. He is a Dublin-based writer currently working towards an MA in film studies.

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Laoise Neylon

Laoise Neylon is a freelance journalist. You can reach her at

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Gary Ibbotson

Gary is a freelance journalist in Dublin. You can find him @Gary_Ibbo

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Daniel Seery

Daniel Seery is a writer from Dublin. A regular contributor to RTÉ’s Arena, his work has appeared in a number of anthologies and magazines. His stage play Eviction was a winner of the Shadow of the Rising competition in 2016, and his debut novel A Model Partner, originally published by Liberties Press, is due to be released in the US by publisher Melville House.

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