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Personal details
Name Brian Keogh
Born Dublin
Residence Ireland
Interests The Mediterranean, film, art, people
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2000-01 New Media Project Management, NMTT, 13 Harcourt Street, Dublin
1983-85 Certificate in Journalism, College of Commerce, Rathmines, Dublin
1982-83 Pre-university course, Pearse College, Clogher Road, Dublin
1972-82 Primary and secondary education, Terenure College, Dublin
Career summary
Present Freelance sports writer. Golf correspondent of the Irish Sun. Contributor to most Irish titles.
Jan - Feb 2001

Silver Apples Media, Taylor's Lane, Dublin 8.

Writing and graphic design. Developing multimedia projects.

2000 - 2001

New Media Project Management, NMTT, Dublin.

Intensive six-month course. In-depth training in Project Management, design and lay-out for the internet. Included on-line video editing and streaming.

 

1999

Octavo/Forward Publishing, Dublin

Copywriter, account manager, writer. Writing and editing publications for clients such as Esat Digifone, An Post, AIB and Tesco Ireland.

Radio - Live sports reports for 2FM and RTE. Reporting for national and UK press, including the Irish Sun, The Times and the Sunday World.

 

1995 - 98 Barcelona

Freelance writing for Irish and Spanish newspapers, magazines and news agencies.
Reporting for Sunday World.
Translation of films, TV series and documentaries.
Voice-overs for advertising.
Spain correspondent for
The Title (Ireland on Sunday).

 

1994 Barcelona

Freelance journalism for Irish and Spanish newspapers and RTE radio.

Translated literary and technical texts from English into Spanish and Catalan, and from Spanish and Catalan into English.

 

1993 Barcelona

Covered Republic of Ireland qualifying games v Spain for USA '94 World Cup for RTE radio, Irish Independent and Daily Star.

Private English tutor.

 

1992 Barcelona

Covered 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games for the Daily Star and for 98 FM radio. Also covered 1992 Barcelona Paralympic Games for the Irish Press, Irish Independent, The Irish Times and The Examiner.

 

1991 Barcelona

Freelance journalism for Irish newspapers.

Feature writing on a wide variety of subjects, including preparation for 1992 Olympic Games.

 

1990 Barcelona

Freelance journalism work from Spain for Irish and UK media. Included coverage of clumbuterol scandal for RTE Radio, and various stories for the Sunday World.

 

1989 Barcelona

Left Ireland to work in Spain and learn the language prior to the 1992 Olympic Games.Freelance journalism for Irish newspapers.Private English tutor.

 

1989-84 Dublin

Freelance sports journalism covering soccer, rugby, golf, athletics, Gaelic games, swimming, basketball, cricket and others. Worked for Independent Group Newspapers, Daily Mirror, The Irish Times, The Irish Press and the Cork Examiner. I also contributed to a large number of English newspapers and news agencies, such as PA, Exchange Telegraph, The Times, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express.

 

1988 Dublin

Freelance journalism.

Covered Seoul Summer Olympic Games for RTE television as a sub-editor. Wrote scripts for presenters on breaking stories including the Ben Johnson scandal.

 

1983 Dublin

Roscommon Herald. Three months work experience through ANCO (now FAS), during my Certificate in Journalism course at the College of Commerce, Rathmines.

 

1982 Dublin

First steps in journalism at 17. Writing sports for Irish Press Group, Independent Newspapers and Daily Mirror.