Willie O’Reilly: Northern exposure made Gorman the reporter he is

In his 20 years in the North, Tommie Gorman excelled at keeping the narrative simple and digestible in often tough circumstances

2nd April, 2021
Willie O’Reilly: Northern exposure made Gorman the reporter he is
Tommie Gorman: in about the North, the RTÉ reporter emphasised the need for inclusivity

There was another changing of the guard at RTÉ last week as Tommie Gorman hung up his microphone, handed back his earpiece and stepped down from his position as Northern editor. From Ballina to Brussels to Belfast, he has had an expansive journalistic career, taking on new responsibilities as his remit widened and his status grew.

Latterly, he’s been trusted with charting the North’s changing political landscape and its emerging political class. This hasn’t...

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