Gráinne Ní Aodha has been a journalist with TheJournal.ie for two years, covering general news mostly, but with a special interest in politics. She has reported extensively on and provided insightful comment on the machinations of Brexit. She has previously worked as a reporter for Raidió na Gaeltachta and as a freelance journalist for the business section of the Irish Times. Last year, she won the Law Society’s Justice Media Award for Newcomer of the Year for her “highly detailed and balanced” coverage of the Supreme Court case on defining the unborn. The judges said “she demonstrates a skill and insight that is highly commendable at such an early stage in her career”. Gráinne is from Roundwood, Co. Wicklow.