Examiner tops readership figures in Cork and Munster

14.08.15

The Irish Examiner has proved to be a hit in both Cork and Munster with the release of the latest Joint National Readership (JNR) figures released by NewsBrands Ireland. The regional and national broadsheet has seen its readership in Cork rise 9%, gaining 12,000 steadily over the last period. The Irish Examiner is now Cork’s […]

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Will Wexford saga make a ‘Clean Break’ from Love/Hate?

13.08.15

RTÉ One’s crime drama, Clean Break looks set to fill the gap in the Sunday night autumn schedule left by smash hit series ‘Love/Hate’. The new four-part series, penned by ‘The Wexford Trilogy’ playwright Billy Roche, features a down-and-out car dealer whose last ditch attempt to extract himself from debt ends with him kidnapping his […]

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Make a September date with Culture Night

13.08.15

Culture night means many things to many different people. For some it’s an excuse to get to see exhibits, museums and art galleries they’d otherwise have to pay for. Others like to join in with the buzz of the crowd as people mill together watching films, going to live events, eating cheese or some other […]

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#LeavingCert 2015 is doing the rounds

12.08.15

Well-wishers and journalists alike have been blowing up the twit’o sphere in the run up the 2015 Irish Leaving Certificate results. Tweets full of either congratulations or commiserations, perambulate around Web 2.0, ensuring that everyone and their mother is discussing the trials and tribulations students have endured during the long hard slog we refer to […]

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What can social media do for your charity?

11.08.15

In this modern age, charities need to be able to utilise the power social media platforms offer. Nothing helps connect an organisation to an audience faster, more cost effectively or more intimately. Just look at how candidates for the next American Presidential election are utilising platforms like Twitter and Periscope to get their message out […]

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Derry Journal publisher sees 4.6% fall in revenue

11.08.15

Johnston Press, the publishers of the Derry Journal newspaper, The Sunday Journal, and The News Letter, have reported declining half-year sales with companies continuing to cut print advertising spending. In total, the Edinburgh-based company publishes 22 titles in Northern Ireland, with 14 being available in the republic.

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Featured journalist: Priscilla Lynch

10.08.15

Priscilla lynch is an award-winning Irish journalist and editor. She specialises in health, life sciences, and consumer affairs and has written for myriad publications including Irish Medical News, Irish Medical Times and Irish Examiner. She also regularly contributes to the Irish Times health coverage, as well as Irish radio and TV, particularly RTÉ Radio 1 and writes opinion pieces on […]

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5 Things PR People Do That Journalists Hate

10.08.15

The worlds of journalism and PR often coincide, sometimes causing distinct abrasion. While journalists can be grateful for the unending stream of story ideas that can be gleaned from choice press releases, editorial budgets are getting smaller and they have pressing deadlines to attend to – meaning they don’t have time for spammy emails, annoying […]

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Stories you may have missed at home & abroad

10.08.15

When that Friday feeling hits all you want to do is get out of the office, throw on a pair of shorts and put your feet up. While having a few days off is always a good thing, you might fall out of the loop with what is happening in the media. Luckily for you […]

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