Ella McSweeney is a journalist and reporter based in Ireland. 

Ella is focusing on food, farming, human rights and environmental issues. 

She has worked for the BBC, RTE, The Irish Times and the Guardian.   In 2015, she was part of a Guardian investigative team which published a year-long investigation into the use of migrant workers in the Irish fishing industry.

Ella has a degree in science, specialising in zoology, from Trinity College Dublin and a masters in Food Policy from City University, London.

Basic information

Ella McSweeny
Food, farming, human rights and environmental issues

Supported projects

Hidden cross-border pollution in Ireland and the United Kingdom

  • Environment
  • Industry

BELFAST - As part of a cross-border project to investigate the poultry industry on the island of Ireland, the investigative team from The Detail, Noteworthy and The Guardian took a deep dive into cross-border litter trade and the environmental impacts from the industry as it expands in line with State policy.