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# Newspapers

Last month
August 2023
About 40 shops in Dublin city area have stopped selling newspapers
The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association of Ireland wants reform of how papers are sold.
Last year
VAT on newspapers likely to be abolished, Taoiseach indicates
Government discussions about slashing the VAT rate are underway.
'His final disgrace': British newspapers react to Prince Andrew settling sex assault lawsuit
The amount to be paid to Virginia Giuffre and her charity exceeds £12 million (over €14 million), according to reports.
All time
Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.
Former MEP Dana's brother agrees settlement in defamation cases
Both newspapers have apologised to John Brown and agreed to pay damages and his legal costs.
Complaints made to Press Ombudsman increased by almost 40% last year
Just over 15% of the complaints related to one article – a court report of a case involving a 15-year-old girl.
Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins
The Duchess of Sussex is suing Associated Newspapers Limited.
Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers
The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
'The man who built the peace': Irish and British front pages react to the death of John Hume
Newspapers have extensively covered the life of John Hume in today’s front pages.
Johnny Depp tells court he got superbug after his finger was severed
Depp is suing The Sun newspaper over an April 2018 article which labelled him a “wife beater”.
Two Dublin newspapers, the Northside People and Southside People, are to close
The papers’ publisher North Dublin Publications Ltd is seeking to appoint a liquidator.
'We've lost a unique voice': Newspapers pay tribute to Marian Finucane
The sudden passing of the well respected broadcaster was announced yesterday.
'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election
The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.
Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy
The front page spreads were published in Monday’s newspapers.
'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal
Boris Johnson now faces an uphill struggle to win MPs over to vote for his deal.
'Dismay in Brussels': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's backstop alternative
The proposals are being softly dismissed by most commentators.
Roy Keane, Jack Charlton and Eamon Dunphy feature in our World Cup '94 newspaper review
A look back at how Ireland were covered before, during and after the competition.
Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers
The attack appears to have originated outside the US.
Over 200 US news organisations launch #EnemyOfNone campaign against Trump
The newspapers will have editorials about the importance of an independent media and a social media hashtag #EnemyOfNone.
VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep
Ross said big-profit hotels operating in Ireland are damaging the country’s tourism reputation.
Ireland has slipped down in press freedom rankings because of concentrated ownership and defamation costs
Ireland was ninth in 2016, but is down to 16th.
Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal
“We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can’t we don’t deserve it,” the Facebook CEO said.
INM has struck a deal for the controversial closure of its pension schemes
The newspaper group will put over €50 million into the retirement funds between now and 2023.
Liquidator appointed to publisher of four Wexford Echo newspapers
It’s hoped a buyer can be found for the Wexford Echo, Gorey Echo, New Ross Echo and Enniscorthy Echo.
Facing a newspaper shortage, Venezuelans are acting out the news on buses
Commuters on the way to work are getting a daily dose of news in the Venezuelan capital Caracas.
''Terror at the Arena' - British papers react to Manchester atrocity
The Sun described the attack as a “Slaughter of the Innocents”.
Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news
Misinformation spread via the social network is thought to have influenced the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.
Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness
The Daily Mail in the UK ran with a picture depicting IRA bombings.
A Tory finance minister has been named as the editor of one the UK's biggest newspapers
George Osborne is still an MP and also has a €750,000-a-year job with a wealth management company.
Enda Kenny says he's concerned about INM major media merger
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is concerned about the INM and Celtic Media merger.
From 'American Psycho' to 'The West Wig': How the papers covered Trump
‘Trump wins. Now the world waits.’
'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget
There are very few puns.
French media say they'll no longer use terrorists' photos to avoid 'glorification'
Their decision comes as the French prosecutors identified the second man involved in the killing of a priest in Normandy.
There's one man on the front of every newspaper today
Meanwhile, Robbie Brady briefly had a new middle name.
Enda Kenny is saving money by reading more news online
Over €200k was spent on newspapers in 11 departments last year.
UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker
Culture Minister John Whittingdale claims he had no idea of the woman’s true occupation.
Bad news for most Irish papers as circulation figures continue to drop
The numbers are grim reading for most of the major titles.
Satirical site The Onion is now worth more than most of the real news outlets it mocks
We kid you not.
15 Irish headlines that SHOULD have been Waterford Whispers (but weren't)
TD warns of smelly women.
15 Irish headlines that SHOULD have been Waterford Whispers (but weren't)
TD warns of smelly women.