David Flanagan’s features work has appeared in a wide range of newspapers, magazines and online publications.

Although happy to tackle any subject matter, his specialities include the outdoors, adventure travel, renewable energy, property, extreme sports and health and fitness.

A selection of his work is available to view by following the links below. This page is still under construction, so not all of the links are yet active.

David was honoured to have his features work recognised with a Feature Writer of the Year accolade at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards in 2013, following on from the Sportswriter of the Year Award he received in 2006.

He was awarded Best Use of Digital Media for his feature work on Orkney.com at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards, 2019.

Orkney.com – Get on board with Orkney’s car club

Orkney.com – Eight favourite things to do in Orkney

Orkney.com – New home for local jewellery firm

Orkney.com – The Orkney company with an international reach

Orkney.com – New opportunities for arts in Orkney

Orkney.com – Bright future for craft vinegar producer

Orkney.com – Scotland’s ancient sites set to inspire new jewellery range

Orkney.com – Bright future for island bakery

Orkney.com – Family ties instrumental for Orkney violin maker

Orkney.com – Orkney distilleries going green with hydrogen

Orkney.com – Keeping art real in the COVID year

Orkney.com – Reconnect with creative Orkney

Orkney.com – Reconnect with Orkney’s history

Orkney.com – Silver linings for Sheila Fleet Jewellery

Orkney.com – Reconnect with Orkney’s outdoors

Orkney.com – Innovation is key for Orkney Distilling

Orkney.com – Celtic collaboration for Orkney and Welsh producers

Orkney.com – Orcadian musical odyssey comes to a close

Orkney.com – Underwater inspiration for Orkney designer

Orkney.com – Orbital Marine focused on the future

Orkney.com – Increased interest in Orkney’s ancient grain

Orkney.com – Four centuries at Skaill House

Orkney.com – Support on offer for Orkney’s tourism sector

Orkney.com – Celebrating 20 years of Orkney’s World Heritage Site

Orkney.com – Open day for new Orkney campus

Orkney.com – Stories and tall tales return for autumn

Orkney.com – Make the move to North Ronaldsay

Orkney.com – Cannes Film Festival spotlight on Orkney’s marine energy work

Orkney.com – Orkney’s Viking grain is back in demand

Studying at Orkney’s global campus

New Sheila Fleet Jewellery visitor centre opens its doors

Visit Orkney – Tate the tour dog

Land Business, Spring/Summer 2017 – Interview with Edward Phillips, Luton Hoo Estate

Enterprising Energy, August 2016. Feature on EMEC  

Land Business, Summer 2015 – Interview with Christine Tacon, UK Groceries Code Adjudicator.

Wind and Wave Connect Edition 16 – feature on EMEC 

Modus – The Next Wave

The Herald Magazine – Saddle the white horses

The Herald – Suburban Warriors

The Herald – Remote Ideas

The Herald – Race the final frontier

The Herald – Heat and Run

The Herald – Flame Academy

The Herald – Dreams of making the top raid in fitness (Raid Gauloises)

The Herald – Mother of all challenges (Marathon des Sables)

The Herald – Surviving the desert storms

Crossing the desert – Running Fitness magazine

Living Orkney magazine

Farming Scotland

Pilot magazine

Farming Scotland

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