Seamus Dooley

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The review would aim to improve how the law works, said the Minister. File photograph: Getty

Legislation allowing members of the public and journalists to access the records of State bodies and Government departments is to undergo a “comprehen(...)

Helen McEntee: from here to maternity. Photograph: Tom Honan

Welcome to the world, Michael Shane Hickey. Your early arrival made national headlines and set the perfect tone for a welcome day of hope and optimism(...)

The name of Sunday World journalist Patricia Devlin has been sprayed onto walls in East Belfast, accompanied by the image of the crosshair of a gun.

The National Union of Journalists has called on the PSNI to take action against those who threaten members of the media. It follows a renewed threat (...)

Kathy Johnson, equality officer of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, with Brian Pelan, secretary of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, Anton McCabe, NUJ NEC job-share, and Robin Wilson, chair of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, at a protest in Belfast in support of threatened NUJ colleagues. Photograph: Kevin Cooper, Photoline

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) staged socially distanced protests in Belfast and Derry on Monday in support of reporters who recently came un(...)

Séamus Dooley, the NUJ’s Irish secretary, attending the Oireachtas media committee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has offered “precious little clarity” on how it will tackle the financial situation at RTÉ and made “no real recognition” of the “tsuna(...)

Mary Maher:  born on this day 80 years ago

One of the unfortunate side-effects of the pandemic is that some milestones have passed unnoticed but Mary Maher’s friends are determined that this wi(...)

Reach acquired the initial 50 per cent stake in Independent Star from Richard Desmond’s Northern & Shell in 2018 as part of a wider £127 million (€144 million) acquisition of the Express and Star newspapers and OK! magazine

Plans by British newspaper publisher Reach to take full ownership of the Irish Daily Star are to be challenged, the National Union of Journalists (NUJ(...)

The draft programme for government contains ‘interesting stuff’ for the media, says the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Photograph: iStock.

Who wants to be Minister for Media? The job that most Irish media organisations would like to see advertised might not ever come into existence, thoug(...)

Newspapers on newsstands. File photo. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish newspapers and broadcast media need “prompt action” from the new government if they are to be saved, the main union representing journalists has(...)

Irish News editor Noel Doran said the  support for journalists “sends out a strong message that all the attempts at intimidation will have no effect on our coverage”. File photograph: Getty

A wide range of political and civic society has come out in condemning recent threats against journalists in Northern Ireland. In April, dissident r(...)

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