Eamon Delaney is an author, former diplomat and commentator, specialising in politics, current affairs and the arts. He was editor of Magill magazine, Ireland’s former cultural monthly, and writes a weekly column for The Times Irish edition. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/


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Eamon is also the director of the Hibernia Forum, an independent advocacy group dedicated to the principles of a free market, individual liberty and prudent Government. https://www.hiberniaforum.ie/

A former diplomat, Eamon is the author of the best-selling An Accidental Diplomat, My Years in the Irish Foreign Service, (New Island, 2001) about his time working at the United Nations in New York, Irish America and on Northern Ireland.


In 1995, he published, to great reviews, The Casting of Mr O’Shaughnessy (Bloomsbury) – a black comedy about art, commemoration (and immolation !) in an underground pre-prosperity Dublin.


In 2002, the O’Shaughnessy novel was revised and re-issued with New Island Publishing.


Eamon has written further stories, screenplays, and in 2009, he published Breaking the Mould-A Story of Art and Ireland (New Island), an acclaimed account of the cultural atmosphere of Ireland in the 1960’s and 70’s and the work of his father, the famous sculptor Edward Delaney.


Contact Eamon at eamondelaney2@gmail.com