Rebecca Daly

Journalist

Ireland

Hello! My name is Rebecca and I am a journalist from Dublin. I graduated from the BA Journalism in Technological University Dublin with first-class honours.

My freelance work has featured in the Irish Times, The Journal.ie, Euronews, the Irish Mirror, RSVP, Campus.ie among others. I have worked as a reporter with LMFM as part of the Learning Waves Journalism Graduate Programme.

For my final year in college, I was editor of Dawning - a magazine by fourth-year journalism students. I was named for Editor of the Year at the 2021 National Student Media Awards (SMEDIAs) for this, with Dawning also getting a nomination for Small College/Society Publication of the Year.

Previous editorial roles include The Liberty, TheCity.ie and IrisZine. Tá cúpla focail agam. I was Vice-chairperson of TU Dublin's News Society 2019-2020.

Portfolio
The Irish Times
06/26/2020
Irish Rail ban on reusable cups angers passengers

Irish Rail commuters have expressed anger over the company's refusal to allow the use of reusable cups on train services. While InterCity trains offer catering, it is against company policy for passengers to receive hot drinks directly in reusable cups. "We cannot currently accommodate [passenger] keep cups on our service," Irish Rail spokeswoman Jane Cregan said.

Irish Mirror
05/30/2022
Working families skipping meals as demand increases at food banks

Full time workers are skipping meals and visiting food banks to cope with the rising cost of living crisis, organisers of a Dublin food bank have claimed. Tracy Griffin and Sue Ralph who run Ballycullen Food Bank have said demand for the bank has more than doubled in recent weeks.

Irish Mirror
01/06/2022
Eight teachers out in one Irish school: 'I've never actually seen it as bad'

Many schools around the country have been feeling the impact of Covid-19 upon reopening today after the Christmas break. During the two week holiday, speculation grew about whether schools would reopen given the high case numbers of Covid-19. This was shot down by a number of Government ministers including Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Education Minister Norma Foley.

Dawning
Dawning Magazine

Welcome to Dawning - a magazine by fourth-year journalism students from Technological University Dublin. After a year of bleak and worrying news, the stories featured in this magazine offer a breath of fresh air, a glimmer of hope and a burst of colour from the often monochromatic days during periods of lockdown.

Irish Mirror
01/17/2022
Over 700 parking fines were handed out on one Dublin street in 2021

One street in South Dublin saw 746 fines handed out for parking errors in 2021. Main Street in Blackrock was the most fined route in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council area, figures obtained by the Irish Mirror via a Freedom of Information request show.

TheCity.ie
12/07/2020
Visible litter only means of tracking nitrous oxide use - Weekly News & Analysis

The popularity of the use of the drug is measured by the amount of visible drug-related litter left behind. Rebecca Daly investigates this and the problem as a whole. The popularity of the use of nitrous oxide as a drug is measured by the amount of visible drug-related litter left behind, the National Planning Specialist department of the HSE has revealed.