David Monaghan

David Monaghan is a journalist, critic, and editor who writes about arts, culture, Film, tech, and LGBTQ+ and community issues for HeadStuff, GCN, Dublin Inquirer, Business & Finance, and others. He is a two-time arts graduate, having completed a BA International in English with Film, and an MA in Film Studies. In 2017, he was shortlisted for 'Journalist of the Year' at the National Student Media Awards in Ireland.


David is driven by a passion for storytelling and uplifting marginalised voices.

TV Review | The Crown’s Fourth Season Turns on its Duty Bound Queen

The Crown season four opens with a bang. Quite literally. For three seasons, creator and lead writer Peter Morgan had been reticent about the Troubles in Northern Ireland. While incidents like Aberfan disaster and the UK miners’ strike of 1972 were given the time they deserved, the escalating conflict across the Irish Sea never got a look in. The presence of Lord Mountbatten (Charles Dance), however, made tackling the subject an inevitability.

Business & Finance, Vol. 57, No. 2

In the latest digital issue of Business & Finance, I spoke to Sean Davis of Enterprise Ireland, Daniel Chait of Greenhouse Software, Dermot McArdle of Electric Ireland, and more, about digitisation and the future of work (see pages 16-17). I also interviewed NASA Datanaut & Miss Universe Ireland, Fig O'Reilly, about her life, career, and the need for greater diversity in STEM (see pages 40-43). The paywall is lifted, so read with compliments.
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