The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

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. Chair: James Harkin, Director of the CIJ.


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.

James Harkin

James Harkin is the director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. He is a journalist who covers social change and political conflict and whose work appears in Vanity Fair, Harper’s, GQ, The Smithsonian, Prospect and the Guardian.
  • 29 June 2023 17.00–17.50
Location: PSH LG02
All levels
Northern Ireland