About Us

Emmet Moloney [column size=”one-fifth”]Emmet-Moloney [/column] [column size=”four-fifth” last=”true”] Emmet Moloney has previously worked with The Kerryman and Irish Farmers Journal. He joined The Clare People in November 2010. [/column]

Joe O’Muircheartaigh [column size=”one-fifth”]joe_o_m2 [/column] [column size=”four-fifth” last=”true”] Joe Ó Muircheartaigh graduated from University College Dublin in 1989 with a degree in history and politics. After completing a Diploma in Journalism at The College of Commerce, Rathmines in 1991, he embarked on a career in journalism.
Joe spent four years with Clare FM from 1992 and was with The Clare Champion from 1996 to 2005. He has won two McNamee Awards for GAA journalism and has published two books.[/column]

Andrew Hamilton [column size=”one-fifth”]andy[/column] [column size=”four-fifth” last=”true”] A graduate in journalism from NUI, Galway, Andrew Hamilton has worked for the Galway Advertiser and for NUI, Galway. As a student he was short-listed for two National Student Media Awards, for a radio documentary on depression in rural Ireland and as editor of the student newspaper in NUI, Galway, and was awarded second prize in the Anne Maguire Journalism Award in 2004.[/column]

Claire Gallagher [column size=”one-fifth”]Claire-Gallagher_Black [/column] [column size=”four-fifth” last=”true”] A native of Galway, Claire Gallagher began her career in Clare where she worked as a producer, reporter and presenter in Clare FM. Since then she has worked as a senior journalist with The Kildare Nationalist and the Tuam Herald, and as a news reporter in Mid West Radio. She also spent time with Limerick Live 95FM and Galway Bay FM and worked as a research officer in Leinster House for a year in 2002. She is a graduate of NUI Maynooth.

Ronan Judge [column size=”one-fifth”]ronan [/column] [column size=”four-fifth” last=”true”]A native of Ennis, Ronan Judge completed his Journalism and Communications Diploma course at Griffith College. The Clare People is his first newspaper appointment. [/column]

Eoin Brennan [column size=”one-fifth”]eoin[/column] [column size=”four-fifth” last=”true”] Sports journalist [/column]