Ed Moloney

Ed Moloney

Ed Moloney (born Edmund) is an Irish journalist and author best known for his coverage of the Troubles in Northern Ireland and particularly the activities of the Provisional IRA. He served as Northern Ireland editor for the Irish Times and subsequently for the Sunday Tribune. He is currently living and working in New York. His first book was biography of Unionist leader Ian Paisley, co-authored by Andy Pollak and published by in 1986. In 2002 he published a best selling history of the Provisional IRA, "A Secret History of the IRA". A second edition of the book was published for Irish and UK audiences in July 2007. This was followed, in 2008, by a new edition of "Paisley: From Demagogue to Democrat?", of which Moloney is the single author. [Ed Moloney, Paisley: From Demagogue to Democrat? Dublin: Poolbeg, 2008.]

In 1999, Moloney was voted Irish Journalist of the Year. [Moloney, A Secret History of the IRA, last page of the second edition.]


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