Award-winning journalist Catherine Fegan is joining the Irish Independent/Independent.ie team and will take up a role as Special Correspondent.
In 2017, she was named Journalist of the Year at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards and won the Popular Features award.
She also won the Popular Features award at the most recent 2019 NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards
She is the author of the No 1 bestseller ‘The Murder of Mr Moonlight’.
She joins from DMG Media Ireland where she was the chief correspondent of the Irish Daily Mail and Irish Mail on Sunday.
Irish Independent/Independent.ie editor Cormac Bourke said: “Catherine is a highly driven, greatly respected and supremely talented journalist.
“I am delighted she has chosen to join our team."
Independent News and Media Publisher Peter Vandermeersch said: "Catherine's recruitment underlines our commitment to high quality and unique journalism and I look forward to seeing the contribution she will make to the Irish Independent.”