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It is thought that most staff who have been given packages have seen them limited to statutory redundancy. Photograph: iStock

Staff at The Times Ireland edition will not be entitled to redundancy pay unless they have worked for the company for more than two years. Three sou(...)

Flags are flown during the Saoradh Easter commemoration at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast in April. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Dissident republican group Saoradh has been condemned for attempting to “intimidate” journalists covering raids by the Police Service of Northern Irel(...)

World Press Freedom Day: “Lyra ... was fearless, as the women of Derry are fearless, and they will not be intimidated by sinister threats daubed on signposts in the dark of night.” Photograph: PA

The vulnerability of journalists like Lyra McKee - and of journalism - has been highlighted at an event to mark World Press Freedom day. Séamus Dool(...)

Jordan White and  Hamsavani Rajeswaren both from Belfast during an NUJ vigil for Lyra McKee at the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin.Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A vigil in Dublin city centre was held in “anger” at the murder of Lyra McKee and in “celebration” of a feminist, activist and journalist. Ms McKee w(...)

Journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead in Derry on Thursday night

Ronan McGreevy President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to journalist Lyra McKee who was shot dead during riots in Derry on Thursday night. Mr (...)

Journalists Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney leave Musgrave police station in Belfast after questioning.  Photograph:  Rebecca Black/ PA Wire

Two Belfast-based journalists arrested over the alleged theft of a document from the office of the North’s Police Ombudsman have complained that polic(...)

RTÉ last year agreed to review the employment status of 106 contractors after an independent report.

Talks with State broadcaster RTÉ in relation to the employment status of more than 100 of its contractors have been “tortuous and extremely difficult”(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

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