Tom Mooney

Tom Mooney is editor of The Wexford Echo Group of Newspapers in Ireland.

He is a past winner of Amnesty International and two Law Society of Ireland awards for investigative journalism. He received a Mary Raftery Journalism Bursary in 2013 and his subsequent series of articles about Direct Provision in Ireland received a Certificate of Merit from The Law Society in 2014. Tom was subsequently awarded a second Mary Raftery Journalism Bursary in 2016 to investigate the early discharge from hospitals of patients suffering from suicidal ideation.

Tom is the author of All The Bishops’ Men (published by The Collins Press in 2012) and two volumes of prose: With This or Upon This (2007) and Dust Motes Dancing in the Sunbeams (2014), and he contributed to the anthology, Red Lamp, Black Piano (2013). He is a regular guest contributor to the official Wexford Festival Opera programme and is a book reviewer for The Irish Examiner.