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David McCullagh

David McCullagh
Nationality Irish
Education University College Dublin
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) RTÉ News and Current Affairs
Spouse(s) Anne-Marie Smyth
Children One

David McCullagh PhD is an Irish journalist and author. He is a presenter of the current affairs television programme, Prime Time,[1] and Political Correspondent with RTÉ News and Current Affairs.[2]

McCullagh attended Newpark Comprehensive School and studied politics in University College Dublin. He holds a PhD in the subject.[3][4]

He began his journalistic career working for the Evening Press.[4] He is Political Correspondent with Raidió Teilifís Éireann, along with David Davin-Power.[5] He has been Political Correspondent in RTÉ since 2001.[4] He presents Behind Closed Doors on RTÉ One which details released State Documents.[3] He has also presented The Week in Politics[6] and election and referendum programmes on RTÉ. He was appointed to present the current affairs programme, Prime Time, in September 2013.[1]

In 1999, he won a prize under the category 'TV features and documentaries' in the ESB national media awards.[7] He has also written the book A Makeshift Majority: The first inter-party government, 1948-51,[3] and a biography of John A. Costello. The Reluctant Taoiseach: A Biography of John A Costello, was launched in 2010.[4][8]

McCullagh is married to the journalist Anne-Marie Smyth; they have one daughter, Rosie.[4]


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