Deaglán de Bréadún (pronounced: Deg-lawn de Bray-doon) is a freelance journalist, broadcaster and author based in Dublin, Ireland. He previously worked as Political Correspondent with The Irish Times; Political Editor of The Irish Sun; Local Radio Correspondent with the Irish parliament's communications division at Leinster House, Dublin. Other positions he held in a long career with The Irish Times include Northern Ireland Editor, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Moscow Correspondent, Irish Language Editor and Feature Writer/Copy Editor. His books include 'Power Play: The Rise of Modern Sinn Féin' (Merrion Press, 2015), 'The Far Side of Revenge: Making Peace in Northern Ireland' (Collins Press, 2001 and second edition in 2008) and "Sceallóga (Chips)", a collection of short stories in Irish published by Comhar Teo. His coverage of the negotiations leading to the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland won the IPR/BT press and broadcast award for daily news journalism. A native of Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, his family moved to Dublin where he attended CBS Synge Street and UCD. He holds a master's degree in English literature.