Eamon Dillon

To contact Eamon Dillon: Independent House,

27-32 Talbot Street, Dublin 1, Ireland

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TV and radio

Eamon Dillon has been invited to contribute to current affairs TV and radio programmes on Ireland’s national broadcast media. Last December the arrest of a suspected international trafficking operation prompted a documentary news show on the topic. As a panel member Eamon Dillon speaks about his experiences while investigating the Ireland’s illegal sex trade. See the discussion here: Primetime 



When The Outsiders was launched in November 2006, the author appeared on RTE television’s The Late Late Show to talk about the travelling community in what is regarded as highly controversial topic in Ireland. The show attracted an audience of 650,000—a huge rating by Irish domestic standards. See the discussion here. The Late Late Show on travellers


On publication of The Fraudsters the author was invited to appear on Ireland’s highest rated radio chat-show, the Gerry Ryan Show on 2FM. The wide ranging discussion on individuals con-artist and the variety on scams prompted many listeners to contact the show with stories of their own. Listen to the interview here: Gerry Ryan

Reporting uncomfortable truths....

Eamon Dillon is an investigative journalist with Ireland’s most popular newspaper the Sunday World. With over 20 years experience he has carried out numerous news investigations.

He was the first Irish journalist to publish hard evidence of sex-trafficking operations in Ireland and has published several exposes on Ireland’s illegal vice trade and the criminals behind it. In November 2006 his book The Outsiders—Exposing the Secretive World of Irish Travellers became a national bestseller. This was followed in 2008 by The Fraudsters—How Con-Artists Steal Your Money.

He was a guest speaker at the Toronto Police Corporate Fraud Squad’s annual conference in February ‘09 and  made a presentation on fraud to Google’s Dublin staff in March ‘09. He was also the 2009 winner of the Ruhama in Journalism Award.

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