Irish News Review was set up by freelance journalist Glenn Dowd on January 4th 2011 to provide an alternative look at Irish lifestyle.

Since our inception our writers have gone on to forge careers with notable Irish media institutions such as The Irish Daily Star and The Sunday World while some of our writers also have work regularly feature in other national titles.

If you have any queries or would like to submit a story for publication you can do so by emailing  irishnewsreview@gmail.com .

If you would like to learn more about how you can join the Irish News Review team, please visit the vacancies section of our website.

By using Irish News Review you agree to the following terms and conditions.

Editorial Team

Editor: Glenn Dowd

Glenn is a Dublin based freelance journalist who has had work published in numerous national titles including The Evening Herald, The Irish Daily Mirror, The Irish Daily Star, The Irish Sun and The Sunday World.

He was the Deputy Editor of the award winning BCFE Bulletin in 2010/2011, a student publication attached to Ballyfermot College of Further Education.

The newspaper won the award for best small publication of the year at the student media awards. Glenn was also shortlisted for Journalist of the Year at the event.

Glenn has also worked for Christmas FM, Lucan Gazette, Spashion magazine and Sports News Ireland amongst others.

Follow Glenn on Twitter @irishnewsreview.

Deputy Editor: Niall Hetherington

Niall is a Kildare based freelance journalist writing for Irish News Review since 2012. Having hosted his own various blogs, sites and message boards since 2004, Niall has been a resident rugby correspondent on Irish News Review during his tenure, branching out more recently into the fields of music, gaming and television.

Niall was the recipient of a commendation at the 2002 Cecil Day Lewis Awards in the post primary poetry category, and graduated from NUI Maynooth with a BA in English and Philosophy. Since graduating he has resided in the fields of journalism and publicity.

More recently he was published in 2010’s “Land of Hope and Dreams : Celebrating 25 Years of Springsteen in Ireland”.

Follow Niall on Twitter @niallon

Deputy Editor: Kate Bellamy

Kate Bellamy is a freelance features writer covering all things pop-culture with a focus on womanly, wordsy topics and lots of TV. She started her career at a glossy magazine and has since contributed to a range of titles including thejournal.ie, Huffington Post and London Metro. Last year Kate (2013) was one of the final ten in Vogue’s young writers talent contest and she has an eccentric taste in jumpers.

Follow Kate on Twitter @_katemate




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