Ronan O'Shea

Ronan O'Shea is a freelance journalist, copy-writer and sub-editor. Click here to view his portfolio and to find contact information.


London
United Kingdom

Ronan J O'Shea; freelance journalist based in London with a focus on travel and lifestyle. Bylines include National Geographic Traveller, NY Post, The Independent, Lonely Planet, Escapism Magazine, The Guardian (forthcoming), Lad Bible, Hotel F&B Magazine, Talkspace and more. contact ronanosheajcl@gmail.com for business enquiries

Features

 With Blur's new album released in 2015, I decided it was important to take a look back at their work. It was also an opportunity to listen to lots of Blur whilst at my desk. 

With Blur's new album released in 2015, I decided it was important to take a look back at their work. It was also an opportunity to listen to lots of Blur whilst at my desk. 

 Much as we liked talking about niche bands we loved, we knew as a website that people click on recognisable faces. So we did a feature on the biggest stars of 2015. It was mostly Taylor Swift-based. 

Much as we liked talking about niche bands we loved, we knew as a website that people click on recognisable faces. So we did a feature on the biggest stars of 2015. It was mostly Taylor Swift-based. 

 In conjunction with Square Mile, we compiled a list of the best VIP festival packages available. 

In conjunction with Square Mile, we compiled a list of the best VIP festival packages available. 

 This Getty based article was designed to make use of high quality images, but also to showcase how popular grime had become as a genre in the UK over the last 18 months. 

This Getty based article was designed to make use of high quality images, but also to showcase how popular grime had become as a genre in the UK over the last 18 months. 

 We collaborated with Netflix on a feature about the best music documentaries available on their website. 

We collaborated with Netflix on a feature about the best music documentaries available on their website. 

 Hiss Golden Messenger are my favourite band. I abused my position at Festival Baby to write a feature about them. There are worse crimes. 

Hiss Golden Messenger are my favourite band. I abused my position at Festival Baby to write a feature about them. There are worse crimes. 

 Festival Baby at its best; taking the piss out of global superstars through the use of crude humour and ingenious use of Photoshop (not me). 

Festival Baby at its best; taking the piss out of global superstars through the use of crude humour and ingenious use of Photoshop (not me). 

 I wrote an in-depth review of The Libertines 3rd album in part because I am a huge Libertines fan, and in part because it had garnered a great deal of press attention in general. 

I wrote an in-depth review of The Libertines 3rd album in part because I am a huge Libertines fan, and in part because it had garnered a great deal of press attention in general.