Biography

Gareth Maher is an award-winning football journalist based in Ireland, who writes for several national and international publications.

With experience in both digital and print media, Gareth covers all levels of football – from youth to domestic to international and women’s.

Previously, the Irish Football Editor with Setanta Sports and News Editor for ExtraTime, he has also served as the Irish-based correspondent for international publications and websites such as ESPN.

Having earned a BA (Hons) in Journalism & Media Studies, Gareth has regularly appeared as a expert pundit on various radio stations around the world, and contributed to projects such as Nike’s Joga Bonito campaign, EA Sport’s FIFA 10 launch, and the Dublin Super Cup.

Gareth has emerged as one of the top Irish football journalists due to his indepth knowledge of the game, the extensive contacts that he has built up, and the passion he has showed in covering the beautiful game.

He served as secretary of the Soccer Writers Association of Ireland (SWAI) for two years, holds a Diploma in Sports Psychology, and is working his way up the UEFA coaching ladder.

In July 2013, Gareth won ‘Best National Written Article’ at the Kantar Media FAI Communications Awards to recognise his coverage of women’s football and won the same award again in July 2014 for an article that appeared in the Irish Examiner.

If you would like to contact Gareth or find out more about him, drop him a mail at info[@]garethmaher.com.