Maresa Fagan

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Maresa started out in journalism at the Irish Medical Times in 1999 before moving on to work in the regional press where she produced award-winning investigations and reports with the Roscommon Herald. In 2016 she was awarded a merit certificate by the Law Society of Ireland in the Justice Media Awards for an in-depth feature on the need to strengthen the monitoring of sex offenders in the Republic of Ireland. In 2014 Maresa also took home the Regional Print Media Award in the GSK Healthcare Media Awards for a series of articles on emergency health services in County Roscommon and in 2013 she was shortlisted for Regional Journalist of the Year in the National Newspapers of Ireland Awards.

Detention of EU citizens in Northern Ireland hits record high in year of Brexit vote

A record number of citizens from European Union member states were detained on immigration grounds and deported from Northern Ireland in 2016, the year of the Brexit referendum, The Detail can rev...