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Lorna Siggins

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Lorna Siggins is Western and Marine Correspondent with The Irish Times, and has over twenty-five years' experience reporting on news events at home and abroad. One of her first news assignments involved reporting on the Piper Alpha production platform explosion in the North Sea on 6 July 1988, which claimed 167 lives. Now based in Galway, she is the author of Everest Calling, on the first Irish ascent of Mount Everest; The Woman Who Took Power in the Park, a biography of former Irish president Mary Robinson; and Mayday! Mayday!, an account of air-sea rescue in Irish waters.

Books by Lorna Siggins

Once Upon a Time in the West

The definitive story of the battle between oil giant Shell and a small Irish farming community over the location of an onshore gas pipeline.

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