Miriam Lord is a colour writer and columnist with The Irish Times. She writes the Dail Sketch and her review of political happenings (Miriam Lord’s Week) appears every Saturday. She also covers major news and sporting events. Miriam joined The Irish Times in 2006, having previously worked for The Irish Independent. Her awards include Print Journalist of the Year and she was named the NNI Political Journalist of the year in 2011 and 2012.