Irish Times winners at the National Newspapers of Ireland journalism awards: Emma Somers, Eoin Butler, Kitty Holland, Paul Howard, Kate Holmquist and Fintan O’Toole. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Times reporter Kitty Holland has been named National Journalist of the Year for her coverage of the Savita Halappanavar story. The judges(...)

The NNI had lobbied for retention of the 9 per cent rate.

Retention of the special 9 per cent rate of VAT on newspapers has been welcomed by the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI).The umbrella organisation (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: might increase VAT on newspapers

Hotels and restaurants are not the only businesses that will be affected if Minister for Finance Michael Noonan decides against maintaining the tempor(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: might increase VAT on newspapers

Hotels and restaurants are not the only businesses that will be affected if Minister for Finance Michael Noonan decides against maintaining the tempor(...)

The television centre at RTÉ in Donnybrook: the broadcaster’s director general, Noel Curran, said recently he would be “happy to see the balance of commercial and public funding alter”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has been reported as saying that almost everybody has been on to him looking for a share of the propos(...)