Sinéad Crowley has been working as a journalist since graduating from Dublin City University with a degree in Communication Studies. She is currently Arts and Media Correspondent with RTE News, the Irish national broadcaster, reporting on all aspects of the arts on television, radio and online.
An experienced broadcaster, interviewer and public speaker, Sinéad has chaired panels at festivals including the Theakstons Crime Festival at Harrogate, Dublin’s Murder One and the Maeve Binchy ‘Echoes’ festival in Dalkey, Co Dublin and has conducted public interviews with writers including Colm Tóibín, Paula Hawkins and Dr Marie Cassidy.
During 2020 Sinéad was seconded to coverage of the Covid 19 pandemic for RTE News, reporting live from the Department of Health and analysing all aspects of the crisis for the main television and radio bulletins.
Sinéad is also a novelist, and has written three books in the DS Claire Boyle series, all of which were nominated in the ‘Best Crime’ category at the Irish Book Awards. The first two in the series were ‘Irish Times’ bestsellers. She has had short stories published in collections including ‘Trouble is Our Business’, edited by Declan Burke and, ‘Voices’, edited by Patricia Scanlan.