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Harry McGee is the current Political Correspondent with The Irish Times.[1] He has previously worked for several publications, including being Political Editor of the Irish Examiner,[2][3] as well as jobs with the Sunday Tribune, the Sunday Press, the Connacht Tribune newspapers, public service broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann and has also edited Magill.[1] He has appeared as a commentator on RTÉ Radio 1, Newstalk and TV3.

Harry McGee
EducationBA (1987), HDip (1989), LLB (1993)
Alma materUniversity College Galway
OccupationPolitical journalist
Notable credit(s)
Young Journalist of the Year
Irish Examiner Political Editor
The Irish Times Political Correspondent

McGee is originally from Salthill, County Galway.[1] He studied at University College Galway, earning a BA (1987), HDip (1989) and LLB (1993).[4] He has won the award for Young Journalist of the Year.[1] He left his job as the Political Editor with the Irish Examiner to take up a new job with The Irish Times in January 2008 and was promoted to the post of Political Correspondent for that publication in December 2009.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "'Irish Times' appointment". The Irish Times. 2009-12-05. Retrieved 2009-12-23.
  2. ^ Eoghan Harris (2007-05-27). "Fairy-tale media's ugly duckling became Bertie the Black Swan". Sunday Independent. Retrieved 2009-12-23.
  3. ^ Paul Cunningham (2007-11-30). "A Green Budget". RTÉ. Retrieved 2009-12-23.
  4. ^ "Irish Times Journalist Harry McGee Appointed to NUI Galway Governing Authority; Údarás na hOllscoile". 19 March 2014. Archived from the original on 30 May 2015.

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