Irish Times appointment
Stephen Collins has been appointed Political Correspondent of The Irish Times. He previously worked on the political staff of the Sunday Tribune and the Irish Press Group and has been reporting on politics for 20 years.
Educated at Oatlands College, Mount Merrion, Co Dublin, and at UCD where he graduated with an MA in Politics, he has written a number of books on political history. The most recent were Breaking the Mould: How the PDs changed Irish Politics and The Power Game: Ireland Under Fianna Fáil.
He joins the political staff of The Irish Times reporting on current events and will contribute a weekly column on Saturdays.