TIM BRANNIGAN was born in Belfast in 1966, and spent the first year of his life in St Joseph's Baby Home, before being adopted by his birth mother. He studied politics at Liverpool Polytechnic and returned to Belfast in 1990 where he began training for a career in the media. He went on to become an award-winning journalist, working as a a reporter for GMTV's Northern Ireland bureau in 1994 and then as a features writer for the Irish News until 2000. He still lives in Belfast where he works as a freelance journalist and commentator.
'An amazing story - astonishing and disturbing.' ALEXEI SAYLE