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# Irish Independent

This month
September 2023
Criticism as buyers in new housing estate asked for extra €60k to finish homes
The buyers were asked for an extra €60,000 so that the developer could finish the homes.
This year
Debunked: An Irish news headline about 'pregnant men at risk from climate change' is fake
The doctored screenshot was shared by an Australian Senator.
Irish Independent publisher Mediahuis seeking voluntary redundancies from editorial staff
Mediahuis said it is looking to reduce editorial staffing levels to create ‘a single unified journalistic organisation’.
Family of murdered Siobhán Kearney express concern that 'remorseless' killer is eligible for parole
Mother-of-one Siobhán was killed by husband Brian Kearney at their home on 28 February, 2006.
FactCheck: The European Commission doesn't use the term ‘minor-attracted person’ instead of 'paedophile'
The term caused renewed controversy after featuring in a Scottish police report.
All time
Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m
A number of different companies had been rumoured to buy the media group.
'Murdered by cowards': Ireland's front pages unite in mourning for Lyra McKee
The killing of the 29 year-old was covered on all of Ireland’s front pages this morning.
Former trainee priest suing Irish Independent
The man previously launched legal action against other newspapers including the Irish Times.
Union has 'grave concerns' about hard drives of INM staff 'being searched without permission'
The NUJ said it is concerned about “the threat to confidential sources of information and the privacy of INM staff”.
Rape trial collapses due to 'unprecedented media coverage' in national newspaper
The trial involved a Dublin defendant accused of raping a woman he met on a night out in 2015.
INM data scandal widens: Just how many people had their emails accessed?
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
He said that confidentiality needed to be restored quickly at the newspaper.
Gerry Adams' complaint about IRA murder article rejected by Press Ombudsman
An article in the Irish Independent reported Adams said he thought jailing the men who killed a Louth farmer would be counterproductive.
Ryanair brings Irish Independent and journalist to court
The journalist has recently been reporting on pay talks Ryanair has been having with pilots.
Journalist John Waters to sue The Phoenix magazine
The writer launched High Court proceedings against the satirical magazine last week.
Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news
Company chairman Leslie Buckley said traditional publishers should ‘demand payment’ from the online duopoly.
Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk
He’ll present a two-hour show on Sundays.
Irish Independent takes legal action against over plagiarism claims
The website is owned by Leo Sherlock who runs the operation as a sole trader.
Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem
Defined benefit pension schemes are a ticking time bomb.
'The choice for the Irish Independent is a €60 million dividend or pension poverty for ex-staff'
Unions are upset at a plan to wind down the company’s defined benefit pension plan.
Dissent in the ranks: 'We gave our points of view, they gave theirs - but there was no agreement'
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 apologises to Gerry Adams for 'gunpoint' story
The Sinn Féin leader had complained that the paper distorted comments he made at a fundraising event.
Ireland's biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller
Independent News and Media has turned around its revenue after eight years.
People on the dole to see 50% increase in their Christmas bonus this year
The bonus is paid to long-term welfare claimants such as jobseekers, pensioners, carers, lone-parents and those with a disability.
The decline of newspaper sales could cost 89 people their jobs
INM says it is closing a printing works in Belfast.
Irish Independent's 'gunpoint' story about Gerry Adams misleading, says watchdog
The Ombudsman said the paper should have clarified that remarks he made about its editor referred to events in 1916.
Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article
Catherine Noone’s speech on inheritance tax is largely similar to an article by Charlie Weston.
Popular food critic and writer Paolo Tullio has died, aged 65
“One of life’s true gentlemen.”
Ireland's biggest newspaper group spent €9.3 million on redundancies last year
Advertising and cost-cutting are keeping the books balanced for the media group.
The Irish Times is bringing in a very leaky paywall
But one analyst has warned the plan could backfire and send readers to other outlets.
Opinion: What do traditional newspapers have to do to survive?
Dumbing down their content, pursuing ‘edgy’ stories over quality journalism, are not wise decisions, writes Paul Allen.
'No evidence of jihadist terror groups training in Irish mountains'
Frances Fitzgerald has said everything is being done to protect Ireland against terror threats.
The new editors of the Irish Independent and the Sunday Independent have been named
One was expected, the other less so.
Gemma O'Doherty settles unfair dismissal case against Independent Newspapers
“I now just want to get on with my career,” the former Irish Independent journalist said today.
No, the Irish Independent didn't photoshop this picture of a protester throwing a brick
The photo was taken at yesterday’s protests in Tallaght.
Could you be the new Editor of the Irish Independent?
The national publication is recruiting.
Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter
The Press Ombudsman says the article breached the Sinn Féin leader’s right to a good name.
Charles Haughey family "deeply disappointed" over claims he was beaten with iron bar
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.
Housewife comments by UTV Ireland boss were "taken out of context"
Mary Curtis says the comments were made in jest.
NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an 'oppressive management culture'
The NUJ chapel at the media company has also expressed disappointment at Irish Independent editor Claire Grady’s sudden departure yesterday.