The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Patricia Devlin

Patricia Devlin is an award-winning crime and investigative journalist from Northern Ireland. Over the last 16 years she has covered organised crime and paramilitary activity which has resulted in serious threats to her life. In 2021, she was shortlisted in the international RSF Press Freedom Awards for successfully challenging the Police Service of Northern Ireland over its failure to appropriately investigate neo-Nazis’ threats to her young child over her work.

Summer Conference Event
 — Keynote

Patricia Devlin: Investigating Crime and Paramilitarism in Northern Ireland

Patricia Devlin’s investigations into crime and paramilitarism in post-Troubles Northern Ireland have left her with powerful enemies on all sides. At the CIJ she talks about how to investigate in sometimes hostile territory, and how to deal with the abuse and intimidation that follows.
Crime and investigative journalist at The Epoch Times