Dearbhail McDonald is Group Business Editor of Independent Newspapers.

A global Eisenhower Fellow, the award winning journalist, author and broadcaster is a recipient of the Mary Cummins Award for Women of Outstanding Achievement in Media.

A Dublin City University Special Alumni Achievement honoree, and an Irish Tatler Media Woman of the Year winner, Dearbhail serves on the board of Fighting Words, Ireland’s national creative writing centre for children and young adults.

A director and trustee of the St Stephen’s Green Trust, Dearbhail is also a member of the External Advisory Board of Maynooth University Department of Law.

She holds an LL.B (Law) from Trinity College Dublin as well as a Masters Degree in Journalism from Dublin City University.

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