Alan in Belfast – Barney Rowan

Alan Meban interviews the journalist, Barney Rowan.

Barney Rowan has covered Northern Ireland’s war and peace since the mid 1980s.

He is a former BBC security editor in Belfast and is the author of four books on the peace process. Four times he has been a category winner in the Northern Ireland Journalist of the Year Awards, including twice as specialist journalist. His reporting spans all the major developments in the peace process – ceasefires, decommissioning and the formal ending of the IRA’s war in 2005.

He is now a freelance writer and broadcaster.