Paraic O'Brien is a Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Paraic's investigations include the multi-award winning "Bruce Lee, King of Romania's Sewers", a searing film about the subterranean life of Bucharest's drug addicts. His expose of how the global online game Habbo Hotel was putting children at risk, resulted in a mass exodus of investors. His investigation into the death of Alois Dvorzac in a British detention centre exposed serious flaws in the immigration system.
He was the first TV reporter on the ground in Brixton and Croydon as the riots broke out in 2011. He also once had a minor altercation with Russell Brand.
Before joining Channel 4 News he worked at the BBC as an investigations reporter for BBC London News and Newsnight on occasion. Prior to that he was a community worker in Ireland and south London.
Northern Ireland has announced two deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours – an increase from zero the day before.
The Republic of Ireland will begin its first phase of easing the lockdown on Monday.
Northern Ireland’s Executive has now announced its five-stage plan for relaxing the coronavirus lockdown, which has been in place there for more than six weeks.
We look at how Craigavon Area Hospital in County Armagh is treating patients presenting with serious mental ill health exacerbated by the lockdown.
The huge challenges to the healthcare system follow the recent paralysis of the devolved government in Northern Ireland, nurses strikes and concerns around Brexit.
The second of our special reports from Craigavon Area Hospital in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
For two days, Channel 4 News was given unprecedented access to Craigavon Area Hospital in North Armagh, to see how one hospital and its staff is adapting to cope with the pandemic.
In Northern Ireland, funeral traditions are tightly woven into the fabric of society.
In the United States – President Trump has predicted a surging number of deaths – as his surgeon general warned this would be “the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives”, calling it a ‘Pearl Harbour moment’.
The total number of virus-related deaths in Northern Ireland jumped by six today to a total of 36.
A lockdown isn’t on the cards for now, the PM said earlier today. Government advice is that people should ‘social distance’ in order to avoid the spread of Covid-19 – but if people don’t heed it, nothing is ruled out.
Northern Ireland closes schools too as Irish St Patrick’s day address strikes sombre tone
Paraic O’Brien has been to Idlib province and followed one family in the aftermath of a Russian airstrike
A ceasefire in Syria’s rebel held Idlib province brokered with Russia is continuing to hold – according to Turkey’s defence minister.
The skies over Syria’s northwest province of Idlib are quiet tonight as the ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey holds.