Her work for the paper includes daily coverage of major political matters through her Dáil Sketch and Miriam Lord's Week which reviews the weeks political events published in the Saturday edition of the paper.
In October 2011, she won a 'Best political journalist award' at the National Newspapers of Ireland's Journalism Awards. She did it again in the following year. The judges said about her: "Never less than forensic in detail, engaging in language, courageous, outspoken and laved with wit, this journalist continues to excel."
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- "List of articles by Lord".
- "Irish Times biggest winner at national newspaper awards". The Journal. 27 October 2011. Retrieved 27 October 2011.
- "2012 NNI Journalism Awards". National Newspapers of Ireland. Retrieved 19 October 2014.