We are delighted to present this talk with the esteemed journalist and author, Eamonn Mallie, who will talk about his recently published memoir, Eyewitness to War and Peace. Eamonn will describe his extraordinary life as a journalist in Northern Ireland, from the frontlines of the Troubles to the corridors of power.
Having gained unparalleled access to key players, Mallie will share his reflections on ground-breaking interviews with John Hume, Gerry Adams, Margaret Thatcher, Ian Paisley, Bill Clinton, Tony Blair and a host of other influential figures involved in the peace process.
From adrenaline-fuelled moments on the ground to frank conversations with political heavyweights, Eyewitness to War and Peace is a captivating read that sheds new light on the challenges and triumphs of navigating the world of journalism in a divided society. An unflinching testament to the power of investigative reporting and the enduring pursuit of peace, this event is sure to interest anyone seeking a deeper understanding of Northern Ireland’s troubled past and its hopeful future.
Eamonn will be introduced by the celebrated BBC journalist, Mark Simpson.