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Irish Times' Best Places to Live shortlisted for INMA

The Irish Times’ ‘Best Place to Live campaign was among 87 news media companies worldwide shortlisted in the International News Media Association (INMA) awards. The newspaper was the only Irish title to be listed for the awards which recognise and reward excellence in marketing news media brands worldwide. The ‘Best Place to Live’ campaign was […]

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Buckley joins INM board

Clear Channel Ireland (CCI) managing director Terry Buckley has been appointed as a non-executive director of Independent News & Media (INM). The INM board now has six members. Buckley, who took charge at CCI in 1997, is on the council of patrons of Special Olympics Ireland, which is chaired by Denis O’Brien, INM’s biggest shareholder. […]

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Robbie Keane book launched

A new book about Ireland’s football captain Robbie Keane written by Irish Daily Star soccer writer Paul Lennon is on sale in book stores nationwide from today. Robbie: A Striker’s Story profiles the Tallaght-born striker who has scored 53 goals in 115 games for his country. Since his professional debut with Wolves in 1997, he […]

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QR code cracks it for Boys and Girls

A quirky use of a QR code has won Boys and Girls the NNI Press Ad of the Month for March. The ad, aptly titled Curious?, was for Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard’s Brancott Estate Australian wine. Rory Hamilton was creative director, Anne Fleming copywriter and Bairbre McGlade handled the ad’s art direction. Media planning was […]

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Ball now in O'Brien's court as O'Reilly quits INM

There is much speculation as to what Denis O’Brien’s next move might be now that Independent News & Media (INM) chief operating officer Vincent Crowley (pictured left) has replaced Gavin O’Reilly (right) as group CEO. The move is seen as a way of ending O’Brien’s attempt to oust O’Reilly at the group’s AGM in June. […]

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Boys and Girls press ahead

Boys and Girls is the overall winner of National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) Press Ad of the Year for its ‘Kill Your Cravings’ campaign for Slimsticks weight loss products. Judge Neil Dawson, executive creative director of BETC in London, said the ads were “insightful and a fun way of addressing the issue”. The ads show […]

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Irish Sun to launch Sunday edition

News International has announced the launch of its first ever Sunday edition of the Irish Sun this weekend. The paper will cost €1 in Ireland, while its UK edition will sell for 50p. The paper will feature investigations editor Paul Williams and former Manchester United player Roy Keane will be a regular columnist. Fabulous magazine […]

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Irish Times launches ad competition

The Irish Times hopes to encourage fledgling Irish businesses and help kick start an economic recovery by using the power of well-crafted copy. Launched in the paper’s Innovation supplement as part of an article by UCD Smurfit Graduate School of  Business lecturer and Marketing.ie contributor John Fanning, Irish businesses, or their agencies, with a turnover […]

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Magazine for surveyors body

The recently-formed Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI), which came about from the merger of the Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCS) and the Irish Auctioneers and Valuers Institute (IAVI), has launched a new members’. Both professional bodies had previously published their own members’ titles. Following a tender, Think Media was appointed to publish a new […]

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Carswell named top journalist

Simon Carswell, business journalist with The Irish Times, was presented with the nationalist journalist of the year award at the first National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) Journalism Awards in the Four Seasons hotel. Carswell was honoured for his series of reports on the financial crisis, including an exclusive interview with Anglo chief David Drumm and […]

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Kelner for journalism awards

Former editor of the London Independent Simon Kelner will be the guest speaker at the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) first journalism awards at the end of next month. Kelner, 53, became editor of the Independent in 1998 and served as editor, editor-in-chief and for a short time was the newspaper’s managing director. During his […]

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Dog magazine to be published

The Irish Kennel Club’s first official annual magazine for member dog breeders and dog owners among the general public is to be published in time for the Christmas market. Goldstar Publications has been awarded the contract and publisher Colm Burns said the magazine will appeal to all dog lovers throughout the country. One in three […]

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Ruddy to join legal firm

John Ruddy has resigned as Checkout editor and is set to join Dublin solicitors firm Matheson Ormsby Prentice (MOP) as communications manager. Ruddy joined the magazine four years ago from PR firm Gibney Communications. In a final editorial, he wrote that for close to 40 years, Checkout has been “the key publication for the Irish grocery […]

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