Caitríona Perry


Caitríona Perry is an award-winning Irish journalist.  She’s worked as a broadcast news correspondent since 2000 and is currently the co-anchor of the main television evening news programme, SixOne News, from Ireland’s national public service broadcaster RTÉ,

Previously she was the station’s Washington Correspondent (2013-2017) where she worked across television, radio and digital platforms reporting on politics and all sorts of US related news.

She has significant editorial experience and has previously worked as a news anchor, presenter, documentary maker, producer, and programme editor.

Her first book, ‘In America: Tales from Trump Country’ was published by Gill Books on October 27th 2017. It debuted at number three in the Irish bestsellers charts and was shortlisted for Best Irish Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2017. Caitríona was named the Irish Tatler Media Woman of the Year 2017.


56. The Power and the Story: Fake News, Journalism & the Loss of Trust

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Join our brilliant panel of journalists, to examine the state of journalism in the modern post-truth age. Who owns the news? Who can we believe? Is the “citizen journalist” the biggest threat to truth? What about the role of Facebook and Twitter in social movements such as #Me Too, the Arab Springs, the election of […]


33. Trump’s America (With Sebastian Junger, Willy Vlautin & Katherine Boo) Sold Out

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What is happening in the America we thought we knew? We often hear other people’s view of the US, but what do Americans actually think? Three outstanding American thinkers, authors and journalists gather in Dalkey to tell us their own personal experience of what it’ s really like living in Trump’s America. Expect sparks to […]