Rosita Boland is Senior Features Writer with the Irish Times. She won Journalist of the Year in the 2018 Newsbrands Ireland Journalism Awards. She was a 2009 Nieman Fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. Her book of essays, Elsewhere; One Woman, One Rucksack, One Lifetime of Travel, was published by Doubleday in May 2019. She lives in Dublin.
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