1 (2)

Sam Roberts

Journalist

Location icon Ireland

Portfolio highlighting some of my best work. This includes written, audio and video journalism, as well as examples of my page layout and design.

Portfolio

Interviews

Independent.ie
08/14/2018
'I'm not living the lifestyle that has been insinuated' - Lee Chin rejects claims going full time...

Wexford hurling star Lee Chin has rejected claims that his decision to become a full-time athlete has negatively affected his performances on the field after a "disappointing" inter-county season. Earlier this year the 25-year-old revealed that he no longer had a day job outside of hurling and was instead supported financially by sponsorship deals, which allowed him to focus fully on his sporting commitments.

irishmirror
03/09/2019
Mairead Ronan says she was 'written off' as new mother on DWTS

Mairead Ronan believes she was "written off" as a new mother on Dancing With The Stars. The mum-of-three gave birth to daughter Bonnie just four months before filming began, and added that the doubters gave her extra motivation to take home the Glitter Ball Trophy.

Video Packages

Video Editing

irishmirror
11/28/2018
Horrifying video shows moments before fatal car crash in Irish town

Here is the horrifying moment a car being chased by gardai lost control, colliding with another vehicle and tragically killing the man inside. The incident occurred on Tuesday night at around 11.30pm when a vehicle that was being chased by Gardai collided with a Skoda Octavia, on Main Street, Castleblaney, Co Monaghan.

irishmirror
03/07/2019
Watch: Dramatic footage as car burns in housing estate after Dublin shooting

This dramatic footage shows a car being burnt out in a Dublin housing estate moments after a shooting. A young man was critically injured after being blasted in a gangland murder bid in Mulhuddart, West Dublin on Wednesday. Gardai and emergency services rushed to the scene of where a car was on fire a short distance away.

irishmirror
02/05/2019
Irish model and mum Alli MacDonnell's tragic last Facebook post

Tragic Dublin model and mum Alli MacDonnell posted a heartbreaking last Facebook post. The 36-year-old mum-of-four was a tireless campaigner for autism and friends called her a 'wonderful person'. She wrote: "Why is it OK for a man to call a girl a fat ugly c***??

Audio

News and Sports Articles

irishmirror
01/18/2019
Man shot dead outside gym in Irish city named as Zach Parker

A man was gunned down in a terrifying attack outside a gym over a drug debt last night. Zach Parker, who was in his early 20s, was blasted in the head and chest just yards from his family home in Swords, North Dublin, at 7.30pm.

Independent.ie
02/23/2018
Edgar camp reject McGregor's claims

Frankie Edgar's team have rejected Conor McGregor's claims that he offered to step in to fight the American at UFC 222.

irishmirror
09/19/2018
Storm Ali batters Ireland as Met Eireann extend orange alert

Met Eireann extended their orange alert warning to 17 counties including most of Connacht, Ulster and Leinster as Storm Ali arrived in Ireland this morning. Weather conditions were most severe in the west of the country, as gusts of 143km/h were recorded at Mace Head in Galway before 8.30am this morning, with Knock Shannon Airport recording gusts of well over 100km/h.

Independent.ie
04/22/2018
Peter Kelly steps away from the Dublin hurling team to prolong club career

The imposing full-back won a Leinster Championship with Dublin in 2013, and was awarded an All-Star in the same year. Kelly also helped Dublin to the National League title in 2011. "I would like to announce I am stepping away from the Dublin hurling team," Kelly posted on Twitter.

Independent.ie
08/22/2018
Spurs star Son must win Asian Games to avoid 21-month military service derailing career -...

Tottenham's Son Heung-min faces a unique and potentially career-defining week as he leads South Korea into the knock-out stages of the Asian Games. The tournament is Son's last chance to earn an exemption from South Korea's mandatory military duty, a prospect that threatens to derail the 26-year-old's footballing career just as he enters his prime.

Live Blogs

Independent.ie
03/31/2018
Munster vs Toulon Live Blog

Munster go head-to-head with Toulon in the quarter finals of the Champions Cup at Thomond Park.

Match reports and post-match reaction

The College View
02/21/2018
"Small mistakes" cost DCU Force in narrow defeat to IT Carlow - The College View

DCU Force 3 IT Carlow 10 Brendan Johnson Cup quarter-final IT Carlow narrowly edged out DCU Force in their quarter-final clash in the Brendan Johnston Cup on a cold Wednesday night in Coolmine RFC. Defending champions Carlow ultimately made more of their opportunities in what was an extremely evenly-matched tie.

Independent.ie
04/01/2018
Johnny Sexton hails Dan Leavy

Johnny Sexton was measured in his praise of Dan Leavy following the flanker’s man-of-the-match performance in Leinster's Champions Cup win over Saracens this afternoon.

Production

Sub-editing