Wednesday 18 October 2017

Irish Independent's Shane Phelan honoured with Justice Media Award

Irish Independent's Legal Affairs Editor, Shane Phelan
Irish Independent's Legal Affairs Editor, Shane Phelan

Sorcha O'Connor

Irish Independent's Legal Affairs Editor Shane Phelan was today honoured with a Justice Media Award.

He was presented with the award in the Daily Newspaper category by the President of the Law Society Stuart Gilhooley and Director General of the Law Society Ken Murphy.

Winning the category with the highest amount of entries, Director General Ken Murphy described Mr Phelan's work as "something special".

Mr Phelan's "frank, thorough" analysis of Ireland's response to international terror threats earned him the award.

The ceremony took place this afternoon at the Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7.

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