August’s media movements

August saw a number of changes across Irish media with the announcement of the closure of three regional newspapers as well as high profile movements within the industry. 

Below you can find a sample of some of the Irish media movements that have taken place over the month:

The Clare People has printed its last edition after 14 years in publication.

The regional title, which employed 13 people, printed its last edition on August 13, 2019.

Sinead O’Carroll has been announced as the new Editor of

Sinead takes over from Susan Daly who is taking on the role of Managing Editor across Journal Media.

Caroline O’Doherty joined the Irish Independent

Caroline O’Doherty has left the Irish Examiner to join the Irish Independent as Environment Correspondent.

Sean Dunne is leaving the Irish Daily Mail

Sean is joining Fianna Fáil as its Senior Dublin Press Officer.

David Linnane left The Echo

David has left The Echo (Cork) to go travelling.

RTÉ Television announced their new season

Entertainment, drama, climate change and live sport are at the heart of the new season.

The Tralee and Sliabh Luachra Outlook to close

The owners of Outlook Magazines have announced that they are discontinuing the publication of the Tralee and Sliabh Luachra Outlook. The Killarney Outlook isn’t affected by this.

The Limerick Leader was 130 years old this month

Cianan brennan has joined the Irish Examiner

Cianan joined the newspaper as a News Reporter. His previous position was with The Times Ireland Edition.

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