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#Irish Independent

# irish-independent - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

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.

# irish-independent - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'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.

# irish-independent - Friday 15 February, 2019

Former trainee priest suing Irish Independent

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'

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

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?

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.

# irish-independent - Monday 8 January, 2018

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.

# irish-independent - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Ryanair brings Irish Independent and journalist to court

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

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

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

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

# irish-independent - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Irish Independent takes legal action against over plagiarism claims

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

“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

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

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?

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'

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

One was expected, the other less so.

# irish-independent - Monday 22 December, 2014

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.

# irish-independent - Sunday 16 November, 2014

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

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.

# irish-independent - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Could you be the new Editor of the Irish Independent?

The national publication is recruiting.

# irish-independent - Friday 17 October, 2014

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.

# irish-independent - Monday 22 September, 2014

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.

# irish-independent - Friday 29 August, 2014

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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