June 15, 2017

NewsBrands welcomes ECHR decision in IN&M defamation case

NewsBrands Ireland welcomes the decision of the European Court of Human Rights to uphold a complaint by Independent News & Media (INM) that a €1.25m defamation award amounted to a violation of freedom of expression. [...]
May 10, 2017

60% of Ireland’s top agencies increased advertising spend with NewsBrands Ireland titles in 2016

€154.5million invested in newsbrands’ advertising in 2016 Mediavest win Number 1 Agency Award Mediaworks recorded the highest increase in advertising spend April 2017 – 60% of Ireland’s top agencies increased advertising spend with Irish news [...]
Back row: Jenny Fisher, Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs Premier Lotteries Ireland, Vincent Crowley, Chairman NewsBrands, Dermot Griffin, CEO Premier Lotteries Ireland, Ann Marie Lenihan CEO NewsBrands
May 4, 2017

Journalism Awards 2017 Launched

Awards sponsored by the National Lottery for second year NewsBrands Ireland today launched their annual Journalism Awards 2017 which will take place in Dublin’s Mansion House on November 2nd. Sponsored for the second year by [...]
March 10, 2017

Press Pass Awards – Winners Announced

70,000 Transition Year students have participated in NewsBrands Ireland’s Press Pass programme, which develops literacy and critical thinking skills and leads students to analyse the society they live in. In 2016, 8,000 Transition Year students [...]
November 3, 2016

Irish Examiner columnist Michael Clifford crowned 2016 Journalist of the Year

Michael Clifford of the Irish Examiner was today named 2016 NewsBrands Ireland Journalist of the Year at a special event in the Mansion House, Dublin. In addition to the overall 2016 Journalist of the Year [...]
November 1, 2016

NewsBrands Ireland welcomes review of the Defamation Act

NewsBrands Ireland welcomes the Tánaiste’s announcement today regarding the review of the 2009 Defamation Act. The organisation, which represents all national newspapers, has been highlighting for some time the significant challenges posed to freedom of [...]
October 12, 2016

Shortlist announced for NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards 2016

  “Unprecedented interest” sees 1200 entries submitted 141 entries shortlisted across 24 categories All category winners eligible for Journalist of the Year crown A total of 141 entries have been shortlisted for this year’s NewsBrands [...]
Ann Marie Lenihan, CEO NewsBrands Ireland
October 6, 2016

Ann Marie Lenihan Appointed CEO of NewsBrands Ireland

NewsBrands Ireland announces that it has appointed Ann Marie Lenihan as its new Chief Executive Officer. This is a new position, created following a strategic review of the organisation by its own management committee. Ms [...]