Phil Mac Giolla Bhain is an author, blogger, Journalist and writer based in Donegal, Ireland.
He has a particular interest in Scottish football and is a Celtic supporter.
An established print journalist for many years Phil has also built up a considerable online readership through his own blog.
His use of this online platform to break stories has brought praise from media commentators.
Phil has won "best football journalist" category in the Tartan blog awards in 2010 and 2011.
He is an active member of the National Union of Journalists
Irish players used to be subjected to racist abuse in England. They can still be subjected to this abuse in Scotland.
However, back in Ireland the issue of tackling racist abuse in football is a work in progress.