Breaking News! Could UTV-TV3 merger be close?

16.07.15

Just weeks after it was announced that Liberty Global would be acquiring TV3, the rumor mill is at it again suggesting American Billionaire John Malone might be interested in a merger between his company’s latest acquisition and station rival UTV Ireland. UTV Ireland seems to be having a difficult time of it recently. Ratings are […]

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It’s #Throwback Thursday

16.07.15

Media HQ decided to take a look at some of the more influential programmes that have sustained the Irish public throughout the decades. Many of the people crucial to these shows are long gone including the late Bill O’Herlihy but their legacy and contributions to Irish broadcasting will live on. Feel free to comment below your memories of […]

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Media on the move: Gerry Foley

15.07.15

Gerry Foley has been appointed UTV’s western correspondent for Ireland Live News. Gerry has extensive experience working in the world of hard news, having been a political editor and presenter of ‘Around the House’, a popular current affairs programme on ITV.

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What we learned about Twitter and Facebook’s role in news

15.07.15

Pew Research centre revealed a study yesterday detailing ‘the evolving role of news on Twitter and Facebook.’ This study explained why there is a rise of current users encountering, and searching for news on social media. The research shows a clear rise in users getting news from the social media websites from the years 2013 to […]

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McGregor’s Vegas victory pushes 3e ratings through roof

14.07.15

McGregor’s Vegas victory against UFC fighter Chad Mendes last week has been deemed a roaring success, with everyone including the Dubliner’s fans and our own Sinead O’Connor celebrating and getting in on the #Irish pride action. Such is the Crumlin man’s victory that some are even been said to be attempting to lay claim to […]

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Featured Journalist: Clodagh Sheehy

14.07.15

This weeks featured journalist is irishhealing.ie proprietor and freelance reporter, Clodagh Sheehy.

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‘Moneypenny’ could make Facebook a pretty penny

14.07.15

Facebook are in the process of developing their own personal assistant for their messenger app, with the app being referred to as “Moneypenny”. What sets Facebook’s creation apart form Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana is that “Moneypenny” will provide users with help and information from real people. 

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Get your Scriba!

13.07.15

Groundbreaking new stylus device is set to make waves, as it’s official Kickstarter launch date draws closer. The apple device compatible stylus which was developed here in Ireland by designer David Craig in Dublin Design Studio, will seek to change the way people interact with their smart devices by responding to the consumers every touch.

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Team behind the Brendan O’Connor Show

13.07.15

The Brendan O’Connor show is set to air until the end of the month. As of yet it is unknown who will be stepping in to permanently fill the 9am slot. The RTE Radio 1 show, which was previously hosted by John Murray, has retained much of the same staff throughout its transition. Mediacontact takes […]

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