Renowned journalist Paddy Clancy to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at forthcoming Journalism Awards

12 November 2019. Legendary journalist and editor Paddy Clancy is to be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards which are taking place next Thursday, 14th of November in the Mansion House, Dublin.

The award will honour Paddy Clancy’s long career in journalism. Paddy has held high executive positions in Irish and British national papers and radio. He was the Bureau Chief for The Irish Sun since its launch in Ireland, as well as going on to be a regular columnist for that paper and the Irish Mirror more recently.

During a celebrated career, he has covered many major stories at home and abroad. He crossed what was regarded as the most dangerous 100 kilometres in Africa when President Mary Robinson was the first Western Head of State to enter war-ravaged Somalia and he also reported from Derry during Bloody Sunday in 1972.

He is also remembered as the presenter who brought his own distinctive style to RTE Radio’s Morning Ireland slot, What It Says In The Papers, for almost three decades.

The 2019 NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards takes place on Thursday, 14th  November at the Mansion House, Dublin.

Winners will be presented across 26 categories including the overall NewsBrands Ireland Journalist of the Year 2019