Colm Rapple worked for the Irish Press and Independent Newspapers throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Colm Rapple, the economist and financial journalist, has died following a short illness. Mr Rapple worked for the Irish Press and Independent Newspape(...)

Stéphane Charbonnier, the editor of ‘Charlie Hebdo’, is remembered by marchers as they make their way along Boulevard Voltaire in  Paris yesterday. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images 1:37

The human tide inched through the boulevards of Paris yesterday, filling every interstice, every square foot of pavement. It was a flow so dens(...)

French oresident Francois Hollande  stands for a minute of silence at Paris Prefecture in Paris. Photograph: Remy de la Mauviniere/Pool/Reuters

Thousands across the world observed a minute of silence at midday to honour those killed in yesterday’s terrorist attack on the Paris office of satiri(...)

Independent House on Talbot Street, Dublin. Some journalists at three INM titles feel overworked and complain of bullying.

A survey by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) of three newspaper titles in the country’s biggest media group Independent News & Media has co(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has been urged to issue a statement clarifying how stations are to approach discussions on wide-ranging issues including same-sex marriage. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Irish secretary Séamus Dooley has called on the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) to clarify the issues surr(...)

The NUJ has said Minister for Communications Alex White’s final guidelines on media ownership will be ‘too late to alter media landscape in Ireland’. Photograph: Alan Betson

The National Union of Journalists has said final guidelines on media ownership to be drawn up by the Government will be “too late to alter the media (...)

Marriage Equality: The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has said that it has not issued any direction requiring that broadcasters must automatically ‘balance’ a discussion with an opposing view. Photograph: Getty

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has said that it has not issued any direction requiring that broadcasters must automatically “balance” a d(...)

The initial clash between Pat Rabbitte and Richard Bruton took place against the backdrop of the battle in the boardroom of INM, which saw Denis O’Brien triumph over the O’Reilly family. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

While the new guidelines on media mergers do not mention any person or individual companies by name, the shadow of Denis O’Brien looms large.The new m(...)

Denis O’Brien. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

The Department of Communications will mark Halloween by taking charge of the new dual-notification system for media mergers, as government responsibil(...)

Seamus Dooley of the NUJ said the union had ‘grave concerns’ about the implications for the possible costs for any media organisation faced with this type of bill.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said it is “bitterly disappointed” at the rejection by the European Court of Human Rights of a case taken (...)