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# irish-independent - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m
# Takeover
# Takeover

Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m

Apr 30th 2019, 7:57 AM 16,699 Views 30 Comments

A number of different companies had been rumoured to buy the media group.

# irish-independent - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'Murdered by cowards': Ireland's front pages unite in mourning for Lyra McKee
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Murdered by cowards': Ireland's front pages unite in mourning for Lyra McKee

Apr 20th 2019, 10:43 AM 31,282 Views 0 Comments

The killing of the 29 year-old was covered on all of Ireland’s front pages this morning.

# irish-independent - Friday 15 February, 2019

Former trainee priest suing Irish Independent
# High Court
# High Court

Former trainee priest suing Irish Independent

Feb 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 59,710 Views 0 Comments

The man previously launched legal action against other newspapers including the Irish Times.

# irish-independent - Monday 10 December, 2018

Union has 'grave concerns' about hard drives of INM staff 'being searched without permission'
# Investigation
# Investigation

Union has 'grave concerns' about hard drives of INM staff 'being searched without permission'

Dec 10th 2018, 5:55 PM 16,488 Views 19 Comments

The NUJ said it is concerned about “the threat to confidential sources of information and the privacy of INM staff”.

# irish-independent - Monday 26 November, 2018

Rape trial collapses due to 'unprecedented media coverage' in national newspaper
# Courts
# Courts

Rape trial collapses due to 'unprecedented media coverage' in national newspaper

Nov 26th 2018, 4:58 PM 51,735 Views 0 Comments

The trial involved a Dublin defendant accused of raping a woman he met on a night out in 2015.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

INM data scandal widens: Just how many people had their emails accessed?
# Like Its 1999
# Like Its 1999

INM data scandal widens: Just how many people had their emails accessed?

Apr 4th 2018, 9:50 PM 20,890 Views 0 Comments

Today commentators pointed out that even people who are not connected to the media group may be impacted by the breach.

'Deeply disturbing': Press Ombudsman says reported INM data breach could 'undermine' journalism
# Investigative Journalism
# Investigative Journalism

'Deeply disturbing': Press Ombudsman says reported INM data breach could 'undermine' journalism

Apr 4th 2018, 9:26 AM 14,724 Views 42 Comments

He said that confidentiality needed to be restored quickly at the newspaper.

# irish-independent - Monday 8 January, 2018

Gerry Adams' complaint about IRA murder article rejected by Press Ombudsman
# Irish Independent
# Irish Independent

Gerry Adams' complaint about IRA murder article rejected by Press Ombudsman

Jan 8th 2018, 12:54 PM 23,841 Views 68 Comments

An article in the Irish Independent reported Adams said he thought jailing the men who killed a Louth farmer would be counterproductive.

# irish-independent - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Ryanair brings Irish Independent and journalist to court
# Courts
# Courts

Ryanair brings Irish Independent and journalist to court

Nov 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 37,996 Views 0 Comments

The journalist has recently been reporting on pay talks Ryanair has been having with pilots.

# irish-independent - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Journalist John Waters to sue The Phoenix magazine
# High Court
# High Court

Journalist John Waters to sue The Phoenix magazine

Oct 7th 2017, 9:30 PM 51,829 Views 0 Comments

The writer launched High Court proceedings against the satirical magazine last week.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news
# Advertising
# Advertising

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news

Aug 23rd 2017, 2:54 PM 18,794 Views 38 Comments

Company chairman Leslie Buckley said traditional publishers should ‘demand payment’ from the online duopoly.

# irish-independent - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk
# IVAN'S BACK
# IVAN'S BACK

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk

Feb 9th 2017, 11:58 AM 28,433 Views 56 Comments

He’ll present a two-hour show on Sundays.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims
# Copyright Infringement
# Copyright Infringement

Irish Independent takes legal action against TheLiberal.ie over plagiarism claims

Jan 11th 2017, 9:27 PM 28,620 Views 0 Comments

The website is owned by Leo Sherlock who runs the operation as a sole trader.

# irish-independent - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem

Dec 10th 2016, 10:00 AM 12,332 Views 46 Comments

Defined benefit pension schemes are a ticking time bomb.

# irish-independent - Monday 5 December, 2016

'The choice for the Irish Independent is a €60 million dividend or pension poverty for ex-staff'
# Independently Speaking
# Independently Speaking

'The choice for the Irish Independent is a €60 million dividend or pension poverty for ex-staff'

Dec 5th 2016, 3:51 PM 20,588 Views 48 Comments

Unions are upset at a plan to wind down the company’s defined benefit pension plan.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dissent in the ranks: 'We gave our points of view, they gave theirs - but there was no agreement'
# FREE VOTE
# FREE VOTE

Dissent in the ranks: 'We gave our points of view, they gave theirs - but there was no agreement'

Jun 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 16,015 Views 11 Comments

Members of the Independent Alliance want a free vote on a Bill that would allow for a termination in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# irish-independent - Friday 4 March, 2016

Irish Independent apologises to Gerry Adams for 'gunpoint' story
# Sorry
# Sorry

Irish Independent apologises to Gerry Adams for 'gunpoint' story

Mar 4th 2016, 11:58 AM 30,727 Views 101 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader had complained that the paper distorted comments he made at a fundraising event.

# irish-independent - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Ireland's biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Ireland's biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller

Nov 17th 2015, 3:51 PM 19,156 Views 43 Comments

Independent News and Media has turned around its revenue after eight years.

# irish-independent - Monday 14 September, 2015

People on the dole to see 50% increase in their Christmas bonus this year
# Promises
# Promises

People on the dole to see 50% increase in their Christmas bonus this year

Sep 14th 2015, 9:31 AM 40,130 Views 138 Comments

The bonus is paid to long-term welfare claimants such as jobseekers, pensioners, carers, lone-parents and those with a disability.

# irish-independent - Friday 21 August, 2015

The decline of newspaper sales could cost 89 people their jobs
# INM
# INM

The decline of newspaper sales could cost 89 people their jobs

Aug 21st 2015, 7:05 PM 11,530 Views 33 Comments

INM says it is closing a printing works in Belfast.

# irish-independent - Monday 13 July, 2015

Irish Independent's 'gunpoint' story about Gerry Adams misleading, says watchdog
# Ruling
# Ruling

Irish Independent's 'gunpoint' story about Gerry Adams misleading, says watchdog

Jul 13th 2015, 10:19 AM 16,255 Views 22 Comments

The Ombudsman said the paper should have clarified that remarks he made about its editor referred to events in 1916.

# irish-independent - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article
# Copy And Paste
# Copy And Paste

Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article

Jun 16th 2015, 6:30 PM 29,283 Views 66 Comments

Catherine Noone’s speech on inheritance tax is largely similar to an article by Charlie Weston.

# irish-independent - Friday 5 June, 2015

Popular food critic and writer Paolo Tullio has died, aged 65
# RIP
# RIP

Popular food critic and writer Paolo Tullio has died, aged 65

Jun 5th 2015, 11:58 PM 46,473 Views 66 Comments

“One of life’s true gentlemen.”

# irish-independent - Friday 13 March, 2015

Ireland's biggest newspaper group spent €9.3 million on redundancies last year
# Ouch
# Ouch

Ireland's biggest newspaper group spent €9.3 million on redundancies last year

Mar 13th 2015, 12:45 PM 10,993 Views 19 Comments

Advertising and cost-cutting are keeping the books balanced for the media group.

# irish-independent - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

The Irish Times is bringing in a very leaky paywall
# Sign Of The Times
# Sign Of The Times

The Irish Times is bringing in a very leaky paywall

Feb 17th 2015, 12:04 PM 24,441 Views 78 Comments

But one analyst has warned the plan could backfire and send readers to other outlets.

# irish-independent - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Opinion: What do traditional newspapers have to do to survive?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Opinion: What do traditional newspapers have to do to survive?

Feb 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 959 Views 69 Comments

Dumbing down their content, pursuing ‘edgy’ stories over quality journalism, are not wise decisions, writes Paul Allen.

# irish-independent - Saturday 17 January, 2015

'No evidence of jihadist terror groups training in Irish mountains'
# Anti-terror Laws
# Anti-terror Laws

'No evidence of jihadist terror groups training in Irish mountains'

Jan 17th 2015, 2:57 PM 30,860 Views 150 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald has said everything is being done to protect Ireland against terror threats.

# irish-independent - Friday 9 January, 2015

The new editors of the Irish Independent and the Sunday Independent have been named
# Oh Hi
# Oh Hi

The new editors of the Irish Independent and the Sunday Independent have been named

Jan 9th 2015, 11:21 AM 18,602 Views 64 Comments

One was expected, the other less so.

# irish-independent - Monday 22 December, 2014

Gemma O'Doherty settles unfair dismissal case against Independent Newspapers
# Apology
# Apology

Gemma O'Doherty settles unfair dismissal case against Independent Newspapers

Dec 22nd 2014, 11:23 AM 26,193 Views 0 Comments

“I now just want to get on with my career,” the former Irish Independent journalist said today.

# irish-independent - Sunday 16 November, 2014

No, the Irish Independent didn't photoshop this picture of a protester throwing a brick
# Irish Water
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Water

No, the Irish Independent didn't photoshop this picture of a protester throwing a brick

Nov 16th 2014, 10:12 AM 74,405 Views 140 Comments

The photo was taken at yesterday’s protests in Tallaght.

# irish-independent - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Could you be the new Editor of the Irish Independent?
# Top Dog
# Top Dog

Could you be the new Editor of the Irish Independent?

Nov 6th 2014, 11:04 AM 5,879 Views 52 Comments

The national publication is recruiting.

# irish-independent - Friday 17 October, 2014

Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter
# Upheld
# Upheld

Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter

Oct 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,087 Views 0 Comments

The Press Ombudsman says the article breached the Sinn Féin leader’s right to a good name.

# irish-independent - Monday 22 September, 2014

Charles Haughey family "deeply disappointed" over claims he was beaten with iron bar
# Budget 1970
# Budget 1970

Charles Haughey family "deeply disappointed" over claims he was beaten with iron bar

Sep 22nd 2014, 10:58 PM 40,272 Views 47 Comments

It is claimed in a new biography of TK Whitaker that he missed a Budget speech because of this – Haughey’s family say the claims are untrue.

# irish-independent - Friday 29 August, 2014

Housewife comments by UTV Ireland boss were "taken out of context"
# Utv Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Utv Ireland

Housewife comments by UTV Ireland boss were "taken out of context"

Aug 29th 2014, 11:48 AM 24,212 Views 33 Comments

Mary Curtis says the comments were made in jest.

# irish-independent - Thursday 28 August, 2014

NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an 'oppressive management culture'
# Media
# Media

NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an 'oppressive management culture'

Aug 28th 2014, 10:39 PM 17,273 Views 58 Comments

The NUJ chapel at the media company has also expressed disappointment at Irish Independent editor Claire Grady’s sudden departure yesterday.

Independent News and Media sees headline profits surge
# Paper Money
# Paper Money

Independent News and Media sees headline profits surge

Aug 28th 2014, 10:51 AM 6,091 Views 14 Comments

INM has doubled its net profits, despite taking an on-paper loss on its Australian interests.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job
# INM
# INM

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job

Aug 27th 2014, 5:18 PM 21,885 Views 46 Comments

The former editor of The Herald is leaving INM with immediate effect.

# irish-independent - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation
# Tough Times
# Tough Times

Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation

Aug 21st 2014, 4:34 PM 22,086 Views 92 Comments

The Herald saw the biggest drop, while the Sunday Independent remains the best-selling newspaper in the country.

# irish-independent - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts

Aug 9th 2014, 8:44 PM 27,410 Views 180 Comments

Impact said that the move is welcome, and agreed that it should be a gradual process.

# irish-independent - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Sinn Féin is now the most popular party in the State
# Rising
# Rising

Sinn Féin is now the most popular party in the State

Jun 7th 2014, 9:26 PM 44,676 Views 414 Comments

An Irish Independent poll shows that they now have more support in the Republic than any other party.

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