Declan McSweeney: The Trials of the International Local Journalist

Declan McSweeney has over twenty five years experience as a local correspondent and writer on either side of the water. As a journalist with the Offaly Express he covered the disappearance – still unsolved – of Fiona Pender, before working both with the Romford Recorder and as a freelance columnist across England.

He tells of the changes in regional press, the differences between Irish and English methods and the barriers now facing him and other European journalists when trying to report outside of London.

Plus Mick Ord raises his Aunt Phyllis onto The Plastic Pedestal

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Doug Devaney is a writer, performer and journalist. He is the presenter of The Plastic Podcasts. The Plastic Podcasts have been supported using public funding by Arts Council, England

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