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 – 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
Concrete Wave magazine – Piece on long distance skater, Laura Hatwell.
Concrete Wave magazine – Profile of Dasha Kornienko, World Cup Champion.