Below, you’ll find a selection of my writing work from over the years. Use the category links to see more of my archive.


fork in the road

Android forks: Why Google can rest easy. For now.

A collaboration with Ruadhan O'Donoghue, published on Below is a short excerpt; visit Mobiforge for the full article. With worldwide sales of phones based ...
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Emoji set to live long and prosper – thanks to Unicode

A collaboration with Ruadhan O'Donoghue, published on Below is a short excerpt; visit Mobiforge for the full article. While emoji were big in Japan from the ...
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playing cards

The screwed up State we’re in

A piece written for the December 2011 CrisisJam special The State We're In. Gene Kerrigan summed up the State We’re In in one word: screwed. He’s ...
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enda kenny eamon gilmore

This ship of State is leaking badly

This was not a leak. It wasn't even a 'leak'.The 40-page document detailing Ireland’s budget plans for 2012 and 2013, and the covering letters of ...
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private public education

Time to call time on fee-paying schools?

In the school year 2009-2010 the State paid out more than €107 million to fee-paying schools to cover the costs of salaries for teachers, clerical ...
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hospital drip

Journalism in absentia: Reporting medical research in the mainstream media

A version of this piece ran in the first edition of the Michael Smith-edited reboot of Village Magazine in December 2008.  A common rumour concerning ...
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