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John Dennehy

Assistant National Editor


John is an Irish writer for The National who has lived and worked in the UAE for more than six years. He is interested in stories that document the heritage of the UAE, going beyond the headlines to delve into the untold stories across the seven emirates. He has written features on abandoned Soviet planes, life in Abu Dhabi’s old town, historic hotels, and how the sacrifices of early Emirati and expatriate pioneers made the UAE what it is today. John is also the author of a book on the First World War.