In this gripping memoir, Eamonn Mallie takes us on an extraordinaryjourney through his life as a journalist in Northern Ireland. From the frontlines of the Troubles to the corridors of power, Mallie’s fearless reporting and unrelenting pursuit of the truth have made him a legendary fgure in Irish journalism.
Having gained unparalleled access to key players, Mallie shares his refections on his groundbreaking interviews with Gerry Adams, Ian Paisley, and other infuential fgures involved in the peace process. Through his engaging storytelling, he provides a rich tapestry of personal anecdotes and political insights, giving readers a unique perspective on the complex and turbulent history of Northern Ireland. From the adrenaline-fuelled moments on the ground to the frank conversations with political heavyweights, Mallie’s memoir is a captivating read that sheds new light on the challenges and triumphs of navigating the world of journalism in a divided society. An unfinching testament to the power of investigative reporting and the enduring pursuit of peace, Eamonn Mallie’s memoir is a must-read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of Northern Ireland’s troubled past and its more hopeful future.
Paperback, publication February 2024.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Multi award winning journalist Eamonn Mallie is one of Ireland’s most respected and well-known media personalities. Working as a reporter and political correspondent out of Belfast for over three decades, he covered every aspect of Northern Ireland’s Troubles, interviewing figures including Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton, John Major, Tony Blair, Mother Theresa, Bertie Ahern and Charles Haughey.