Top 3 journalists covering the refugee crisis


Today marks World Refugee Day, and to commemorate this, we have devised a list of our top three journalists who have actively covered the crisis. Each one offers a comprehensive insight into ongoing events and the lives of Asylum seekers and those who are living in direct provision in Ireland.

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Investigative journalism

Noteworthy – the new platform for investigative journalism


This month Journal Media launched Noteworthy, a website which funds investigative journalism based on suggestions from the public. Here at MediaHQ we’ve taken a closer look at the new platform. Noteworthy is a new community-driven investigative journalism project that relies on crowdfunding. It’s a simple model. The site invites the public to submit story ideas […]

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Top 5 most popular online Irish news sources


While print newspaper circulation has declined in recent years, there has been relative stability when it comes to digital news brands. Here at MediaHQ, we have compiled a list of the top five most popular online news platforms to pitch to. Two of the top five news online brands on our list are online versions […]

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Case Study – Media Success for Graepels


Here at MediaHQ, our goal is to connect your brand with the media on one unified platform. With over 8,000 contacts on our database, we offer the largest database of Irish media contacts and a dedicated newsfeed to notify you of updates in the Irish media industry. Here is a recent case study that shows […]

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Hannah Popham

5 minutes with the media – Hannah Popham


In this post we speak to’s Hannah Popham.

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Featured journalist – Gavan Reilly


Each week, MediaHQ shines a spotlight on one of the 8114 journalists listed in our database.  This week we are shining our spotlight on Gavan Reilly.   Gavan is a senior correspondent with TodayFM, where he covers politics, economics and other news. Gavan has bags of experience in the media industry. Before working with TodayFM, he was […]

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Media on the move: Hugh O’ Connell


Here at, we like to keep a keen eye on all the media with itchy feet. Hugh O’ Connell is our media on the move this week. Hugh has cleared out his desk at the and is soon to be heading over to the Sunday Business Post. Hugh has been the political editor […]

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Hugh O'Connell,, The Journal, politics, political editor

Featured Journalist: Hugh O’Connell,


Each week, profiles one of Ireland’s most prolific journalists. This week’s featured journalist is Hugh O’Connell,’s political editor. A regular contributor to TV and radio current affairs programmes on RTÉ, TV3 and regional stations, Hugh launched his career by freelancing for the Kildare Nationalist, shortly before he relocated to Liverpool to study journalism […]

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Featured Journalist – Orla Ryan


Every week we take a closer look at the profile of a media professional working in the Irish media landscape. This week’s featured journalist is Orla Ryan of  Órla Ryan is a staff writer with She has worked with the Irish news website for over a year writing break news, features articles and […]

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