Inquiry appoints a media consultant

08 May 2017

The Inquiry is pleased to announce the appointment of a media consultant, Mr Deric Henderson MBE. Deric will be the first point of contact for all media enquiries from journalists and editors. As Ireland editor of the Press Association for 16 years he has worked closely with local and national media and has an extensive knowledge of Northern Ireland politics and regional government.

Notes to Editors

  1. The appointment is made with effect from Monday 8 May 2017.
  2. From this date forward, all media related enquiries (journalists and editors only) should be directed to Deric Henderson on 07802 175350, or by email at
  3. Deric Henderson MBE is the former Ireland Editor of the Press Association, the national news agency for the UK and the Irish Republic. He began his journalistic career with the Tyrone Constitution in his home town of Omagh in 1968, moved to the Belfast Telegraph in 1973 and then to Fleet Street with PA in 1980. He was appointed Ireland Editor just before the signing of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. He set up his own media consultancy business in April 2014.