3 columnists blazing the trail for future journalists


Ireland has always been a hub of creativity.  Some of the world’s greatest writers flourish on our little island, and many are yet to come.  In Ireland alone, there are over 5,000 journalists working professionally. The journalism industry is fast paced and ever changing, and has been subjected to many challenges throughout the last number of years. […]

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Top 3 journalists who covered the repeal campaign


It’s hard to believe it’s been a full year since one of the most controversial referendums in Irish history that split the country into two deeply separate sides of the argument. Repealing the 8th amendment was a huge turning point in our society which many journalists had the opportunity and privilege to cover. Below are […]

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Poll of polls: The most read stories of the week


Which stories have captivated the nation and kept our interest since Monday morning? MediaHQ does more than just connect you with hundreds of journalists across the country. We’re constantly monitoring the front pages and websites from all corners of the country to see what stories are getting the most attention from readers. This week, we’ve […]

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Top 3 Irish travel journalists to follow


Whether you’re planning a staycation in Dingle or an exotic trip to Antigua, we’ve put together a list of our top 3 Irish travel journalists we think you should follow. 1. Pól Ó Conghaile Pól’s name is synonymous with high-quality Irish travel journalism. He’s spent over 20 years travelling the world so he’s built up his reputation […]

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Peader Ó Caomhánaigh

5 nóiméad le iriseoir Peader Ó Caomhánaigh


San agallamh seo, labhraímid leis an craoltóir Peadar Ó Caomhánaigh. Cad iad do róil sna meáin faoi láthair?  Is craoltóir mé le Raidió na Life, agus is colúnaí agus tráchtaire ócáideach mé le MeonEile, Nós, Newstalk, The Journal agus roinnt eile. An raibh tú i gcónaí ag iarraidh a bheith i d’iriseoir? Cén fáth ar bheartaigh tú […]

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Michael Cogley

5 minutes with the media – The Independent’s Michael Cogley


Media HQ are running a series of short interviews with some of the country’s many talented journalists. In this series you can see why they do what they do, what they love, what they hate and who they look up to. In this post we talk to Irish Independent Business Reporter, Michael Cogley.  Did you always […]

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5 journalists to pitch your Euros story to


Now that Euro 2016 is well and truly underway, maybe you’re looking to pitch a related story? If so, be sure to connect with these journalists—or select our curated sports list when you’re distributing your press release through MediaHQ. All MediaHQ users can access our comprehensive Euro 2016 list here  http://app.mediahq.com/dashboard/list-view-50307.html 1- Conan Doherty Conan […]

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3 young journalists to watch out for


We hear a lot of talk about the future of journalism; print sales declining, attention spans decreasing and pay wall uncertainty. One thing for certain is the talent among young journalists. Recent journalism graduates, are putting in the hours and thriving in the industry, on a national, and even international level. Here are three we […]

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book of evidence

INM’s Book of Evidence: What does it mean for PR pros?


Last weekend’s media pages had lots of coverage of Independent News and Media’s research on its print audience. So, what does it mean for PR professionals?

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