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Margaret is an award-winning financial journalist with more than 25 years’ experience. She has worked for the Irish Times, the Sunday Times and Newstalk. She’s also a regular contributor to RTÉ Radio.


She won the Law Society of Ireland’s Justice Media Award for social and campaigning journalism for an 18-month investigative report for the Irish Times.

She also won an ICS science journalism award for an article on antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

Finance expert

Margaret was the first money editor in Ireland at the Sunday Times. Her business and personal finance columns for the Irish Times foresaw the impending financial crisis in 2008. Her Newstalk radio programme guided listeners through the intricacies of the 2010 bailout and its consequences.