Sinéad O’Shea

Sinéad O’Shea is an award winning journalist and filmmaker. She has made films and reports for the BBC, Al-Jazeera English, the Guardian, RTE and the Irish Times.

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REPORTING THE TROUBLES: THEN AND NOW

From official British censorship during the Troubles to the “chilling effect” involved in navigating the peace, getting to the truth about the conflict in Northern Ireland has never been easy, and may even be growing more difficult. In a climate thick with political sensitivities and legal intimidation, a writer, a reporter and a documentary-maker talk about how best to get to the truth in Northern Ireland, and what stands in the way.

Ed Moloney, Eoin McNamee, and Sinead O’Shea. Chair: James Harkin