In this year of Brexit faffing and fallout, it’s hard to picture the present Government devoting much energy to the financial sustainability of the Irish media

Should the Government set up an independent commission to examine threats to the future of the Irish news media, and if so would it be time to reach f(...)

Redundancy plan: INM titles on display at a company agm in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The National Union of Journalists is seeking an urgent meeting with the management of Independent News & Media (INM) to convey “growing anger” of (...)

The threat, understood to be from “criminal elements”, was reported to a meeting of the union’s National Executive Council (NEC) on Friday.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) is calling for the immediate lifting of a death threat to a Belfast-based reporter. The threat, understood to(...)

Independent House on Talbot Street, Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The National Union of Journalists has expressed “grave concern” at the news that Independent News & Media plans to implement 31 redundancies at th(...)

Dublin-based “super-pirates” Radio Nova and Sunshine Radio were dominant presences in the local radio market in the 1980s. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

On this day 30 years ago, Ireland’s pirate radio stations bestowed an abrupt if reluctant silence on a grieving listenership nationwide. It was eithe(...)

Investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Confidential evidence from alleged sex abuse victims of a notorious priest are among sensitive files seized by detectives in Northern Ireland investig(...)

Eileen Battersby with one of her dogs ‘Kingsley’ in 2011. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former Irish Times literary correspondent Eileen Battersby has died following a car crash in Co Meath on Saturday. Ms Battersby (60) was critically i(...)

Ryan Tubridy, RTÉ’s highest-paid presenter, pictured outside Number 10 Downing Street, London, in October.

Ryan Tubridy remained the highest-paid presenter at RTÉ in 2016 with a pay packet of €495,000, ahead of Ray D’Arcy, whose pay increased €50,000 to €45(...)

Negotiations collapsed after the NUJ said INM offered a one per cent pay increase, proposed to eradicate acting up allowances, and demanded all minimum pay levels be removed from the existing collective agreement

Journalists at the Belfast Telegraph and Sunday Life newspapers are to vote on industrial action after “the latest derisory offer from the company has(...)

Journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey in foreground with their solicitors Niall Murphy and John Finucane arriving at Musgrave police station in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The PSNI decision to extend the bail of journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey rather than end the case against them has been described as a “t(...)

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