Latest news from DMG Media Ireland

Extra.ie Reports 1.35m users as it launches its new rugby vodcast

Extra.ie, the DMG Media Ireland-owned news website has reported over 1.35m unique monthly users in May while page views were up 20% , its best month since it was launched two years ago.

The publisher has also announced that it is launching a new rugby-focused vodcast called The Front Row, an eight-part series anchored by The Dugouts Cormac Cahill who will be joined by a panel featuring rugby journalists and guest players with expert analysis on each of Ireland’s World Cup games in Japan. The panel will link in with Rory Keane who will be reporting live from the action with daily updates on the mood in the Irish camp as fans soak in the atmosphere. The opening series will commence ahead of Ireland’s warm up games and lead in to our opening RWC fixture against Scotland on Sep 22nd, before following Ireland throughout the tournament.

Rebecca Horan returns as Head of Video

The well-known journalist and broadcaster Rebecca Horan has rejoined DMG Media as Head of Video.

With 15 years radio experience on stations including RTE, 98FM, Today FM and Newstalk, she started her media career as continuity announcer on RTE television, has worked as a contributor on national TV shows as well as presenting and producing a weekly TV show for Irish TV while carrying out the role of acting news editor.