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In Conversation: Carole Coleman & Paul Williams


Carole Coleman is a broadcaster, author, wife and mother. She reports in Ireland and abroad for RTE. She has held positions as RTE’s Education and Environment Correspondent (1995-2000) and Washington Correspondent (2001-2005) where she covered the 9/11 terrorist attacks and interviewed many names including President G.W Bush. Books include Alleluia America –an Irish Journalist in Bush Country and Battle for the White House – an account of the 2008 presidential election in which Hillary Clinton lost the Democratic nomination to Barack Obama. A Leitrim native, Carole lives in Carrick-on-Shannon with her husband and two daughters

Paul Williams is a multiple award-winning investigative/crime journalist whose work has included major exposes of organised crime over the past almost 30 years. In 2013 he won a number of awards – including Scoop of the Year and Breaking Business Story of the Year – for his Anglo Tapes investigation for the Irish Independent which lifted the lid on what was going on behind the scenes at the bank which effectively broke Ireland.


Paul is the author of ten best-selling books mostly involving exposes of organised crime and he has also written/presented a number of major TV series .He is a proud native of Ballinamore, County Leitrim and has always maintained his strong links to town and county