Kevin O'Sullivan (journalist)

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This article is about the editor of The Irish Times. For other uses, see Kevin O'Sullivan (disambiguation).

Kevin O'Sullivan (born c. 1960) is the editor of The Irish Times newspaper. He is the thirteenth editor of the paper and succeeded Geraldine Kennedy on 23 June 2011 upon her retirement.[1][2][3]

O'Sullivan is from Tramore, County Waterford. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from University College Dublin in 1981 and a diploma in Journalism in 1983 from the National Institute of Higher Education in Dublin (now Dublin City University). He worked at the Connacht Tribune and the Tuam Herald before joining The Irish Times in 1997.

He was news editor at the The Irish Times from 2006 to 2011. He previously held the positions of night editor, special projects editor, editor of the health supplement and environmental and food science correspondent.

He and his wife, Ger, have two sons and a daughter.