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Gender MALE
Industry Environment
Occupation Information Officer
Location London, United Kingdom
Introduction Ciaran Ward, from Omagh, Northern Ireland, but now based in London where I work as an information officer, specialising in freedom of information and data protection in the local government sector. As a sideline I'm a freelance writer and have contributed to a range of publications including Private Eye, The Irish Post, The Ulster Herald, Managing Information and have appeared on BBC Radio 2's Radcliffe & Maconie Show. Contact: ciaranward -at- (change "-at-" to "@")
Interests Amateur drama, travel, contemporary world cinema, current affairs, cyberspace and virtual communities, surveillance, privacy and human rights issues, cycling, posting comments on
Favorite Movies The Good the Bad and the Ugly, A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, Kieslowski's "3 Colours Trilogy" (Blue/White/Red) Heaven, Cinema Paradiso, Goodfellas, The Wicker Man, Before Sunrise, Strictly Ballroom, Dead Poet's Society, Kes, Trainspotting, La Haine, Jean de Florette/Manon des Sources, Romper Stomper, Josh Jarman, Les Visiteurs, The Shawhshank Redemption
Favorite Music Marillion, Pink Floyd, Rush, Peter Gabriel, Jethro Tull, The Pogues, Clannad, Capercaillie, Velvet Underground, REM, Van Morrison, Cream, Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Travis, Van Morrison
Favorite Books The Alchemist, Eleven Minutes, The Anatomy School, Kes, Trainspotting, The Restraint of Beasts, The Football Factory, Metroland, Less Than Zero, L'Etranger, The Poor Mouth, Paddy Clarke, Kicking Down Heaven's Door, It's not about the Bike