Brendan O'Brien (journalist)

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This article is about the Irish journalist. For other people with the same name, see Brendan O'Brien (disambiguation).

Brendan O'Brien is a senior Irish journalist on RTÉ One's Prime Time current affairs programme.

In 1983, O'Brien won a Jacob's Award for his reporting on the RTÉ current affairs programme, Today Tonight.

In 2008, O'Brien won the Irish Children's Book of the Year Award for The Story of Ireland.[1] He has also written about the history of the IRA.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Book Review – The Story of Ireland". Staff Reporter. Galway Independent. 9 January 2008. Archived 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2014-10-16.
  2. ^ O'Brien, Brendan (1999). The Long War: The IRA and Sinn Féin. Dublin: The O'Brien Press. ISBN 0-86278-606-1.
  3. ^ "O'Brien Pocket History of the IRA by Brendan O'Brien". The O'Brien Press. Retrieved 2014-10-16.
      Publisher sales display. ISBN 9781847170804. With short biography of O'Brien.