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Rachel Lavin

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Reality Check: Myths and misconceptions of modern Ireland
What Irish people believe about themselves and the reality are often two very different things. Traditional ideas of Ireland as a poor underdog no longer match the data on its rankings globally as one of the most educated and wealthy nations in the world.
Rachel Lavin is a senior data journalist with The Times and the Sunday Times, where she specializes in covering conflicts and climate change with data.
She has previously written for the Business Post, the Sunday Independent, the Irish Times, the Dublin Inquirer, Image Magazine and the Roscommon Herald.
Rachel has also been involved with Who Targets Me, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and the Washington Ireland Program.