The Sunday Business Post magazine ran a cover story on West Cork, and I wrote something- about why we spent years on the story. It’s now behind their paywall, which is shame because they ran some amazing photos, including one of Marie Farrell down near Kaelfadda Bridge back in 2004, pointing to the spot where she says she saw a man on the road.



Jennifer Forde and I have been working on a story together for the past 3 years. In 1996, just before Christmas, the body of Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found below her holiday house in West Cork. She was 39 years old, made documentaries for French TV, and was married to a famous French movie producer. She hardly knew anyone in West Cork, and her unsolved murder still reverberates through the peaceful community. In part, because the long-running suspect still lives in his cottage a few miles from the crime scene, and sells his poetry every Saturday at a local market …

Our podcast is up at Audible today.


“Death of a Blow-In” - The Dublin Review


“The Secret Life of Liggers” – The Guardian


Murder Most Fowl” – This American Life


Sam Bungey’s piece for This American Life’s 2011 Poultry Slam is one of the best things I’ve ever heard on the program Max Temkin, Maxistentialism, Cards Against Humanity

Like a poultry episode of LAW & ORDER, written by John McPhee @opedr.

Psychonauts” - The Long + Short

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Some Facts About The Listicle” – The Morning News

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Querulants” – The Monthly


The Second Stolen Generation” – The Saturday Paper

Tasmania’s $50 Million Fox Hunt” – The Global Mail

Daily BeastThe Guardian, MonocleModern FarmerABCSydney Morning Herald

 Wild Turkey Terror Reigns in Up-Island Rural Neighborhood - The Vineyard Gazette. NEMPA Winner first prize for human interest writing 2009