February saw a number of changes across Irish media with some high profile movements within the industry.
Below you can find a sample of some of the Irish media movements that have taken place throughout the month.
Rachel Collins has returned to her Irish Times role
Rachel Collins has returned to her role as Editor of The Irish Times Magazine after taking a year of maternity leave.
Back to work @IrishTimesMag (After a year off. Jaysus!) Excited to work with our great writers & contributors again, but also looking forward to publishing new voices. If you have a brilliant idea/pitch/article, get in touch [email protected] (with PITCH in subject line)
— Rachel Collins (@OrrCollins) February 27, 2020
WeAreIrish.ie has launched
WeAreIrish.ie is a website that focuses on uplifting, positive Irish stories and good news only, from Irish people at home and abroad. The website was launched by travel journalist and blogger Una-Minh Kavanagh.
I bit the bullet, worked my tóin off and I’m pleased and thrilled to launch https://t.co/8YnDnEC9tI! This new website aims to focus on feel-good, uplifting and positive news and stories from Irish people at home and abroad. pic.twitter.com/NwHpKIcsCd
— Úna-Minh (is my first name) Caomhánach (@unakavanagh) February 20, 2020
Naomi O’Leary has joined The Irish Times
Naomi O’Leary has been appointed as a Europe Correspondent for The Irish Times.
I'm the new Europe Correspondent for the Irish Times. pic.twitter.com/rneO2tp1nV
— Naomi O'Leary (@NaomiOhReally) February 22, 2020
RogueCollective.ie has launched
Rogue is a subscription-based website providing exclusive writing, videos and podcasts by Irish creators including Louise McSharry, Louise Bruton and Taryn DeVere.
Join us, won’t you?https://t.co/t5bWMm59tj#GoRogue
➖ @luberachi @louisemcsharry @CassieLorraine @SophWhiteWhoop @FionnualaJay @liadanhynes @aislingmkeenan @TarynDeVere @griffski @missnadinereid ➖ pic.twitter.com/EQiehhzLNH
— Rogue.collective (@RogueCollectiv) February 7, 2020
Brendan O’Connor has joined RTE Radio 1
Brendan O’Connor will take over Marian Finucane’s slot on RTE Radio 1 from mid-March.
Brendan O’Connor is joining the RTÉ Radio 1 Weekend family. Starting in mid March from 11am-1pm Saturdays & Sundays.🎙 pic.twitter.com/1H8u4DBcOz
— RTÉ Radio 1 (@RTERadio1) February 14, 2020
Ellen Coyne has joined The Irish Independent
Ellen Coyne has left her role as Head of Politics at Joe.ie to become a News Correspondent for The Irish Independent.
Award-winning journalist Ellen Coyne joins https://t.co/SLaJO5pUpU as News Correspondent
– delighted to announce @ellenmcoyne is joining our team https://t.co/hJhXkxDYM0
— CormacBourke (@cormacbourke) February 13, 2020
Brian O’Reilly has been promoted at DMG
Brian O’Reilly has been appointed Digital Head of News at DMG Ireland. Brian will continue to work across extra.ie, as well as Evoke.ie and RollerCoaster.ie.
Delighted to be appointed Digital Head of News @dmgmedia_Irl continuing with @ExtraIRL and now working with @EVOKE and @RollerCoasterIE.
Privilege to work with three incredibly talented and enthusiastic teams.
— Brian O'Reilly (@Brian_O_Reilly) February 21, 2020
Sean O’Regan has left Newstalk
Sean O’Regan has left his position at Communicorp stations to make a move to Canada.
Today was my last day in work after an incredible and brilliant few years.
Thanks to everyone in @NewstalkFM @TodayFM @98FM @spin1038 @offtheball and especially the newsroom crew!
Goodnight and God bless 🇨🇦 pic.twitter.com/b2TJXpyYdM
— Seán O'Regan (@SeanOR95) February 28, 2020