Category: Discussions

Cancelled: Freelance Forum and Ophelia

Because of the latest upgrade of Storm Ophelia to Status Red, Freelance Forum Autumn 2017 is cancelled. Over the next couple of days, I will see about arranging a new date. I hope to email everyone involved by midweek letting…

Information Law 2017: First Annual Conference

Information law is an emerging area of law dealing with public access to information, the right to privacy and the balance between the two. It includes Freedom of Information, Access to Environmental Information, Re-use of Public Sector Information, Data Protection…

Branch meeting September 2016

A Dublin Freelance NUJ branch meeting will take place on Monday September 5 at 7PM in Buswells Hotel. Please contact a member of the committee to update your details if you have not received an email about this meeting.

Call to Action: Raid Badawi and journalists in Saudi Arabia

Call to Action – Support blogger Raid Badawi On Thursday 14 January Amnesty International is holding a vigil to mark the first anniversary of the flogging of blogger Raif Badawi. Amnesty is calling on all members of the NUJ in…

Dublin Freelance branch meeting Monday 13 July

The next Dublin Freelance branch meeting will take place in Buswells Hotel on MONDAY 13 JULY, starting at 7.00PM. The preliminary agenda for the branch meeting is below. If there is any other matter you would like discussed at the…

Planning starts now for Freelance Forum Autumn 2015

Freelance Forum Spring 2015 took place yesterday, and so the planning starts now for our next event. Mark your diary, because Freelance Forum Autumn 2015 will take place on Monday 19 October. The first step in preparing for Forum Autumn…

What next? Freelance Forum and the Future

Below are just some of the topics we’ve covered at Freelance Forum since 2008. What do you want to see next? A second look at a subject we covered before? A new topic we haven’t thought of yet? Drop a…

A Song for the Green Crow

On the 50th anniversary of Sean O’Casey’s death: ‘A Song for the Green Crow’ Music, song, blasts and benedictions; a dramatic tribute to Sean O’Casey Introduced by his daughter Shivaun O’Casey, with Peter Sheridan Eimear Simms Noel O’Grady Liam O’Connor…

NUJ attacks the Irish government’s measures on FOI fees

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) renewed its call for the complete abolition of Freedom of Information fees in Ireland. At the union’s biennial delegate conference in Dublin today, the NUJ’s Irish secretary Seamus Dooley strongly criticised the measures announced…

President Higgins to lead State Commemoration of 1913 Lockout

Public invited to attend event and to avail of the shopping and hospitality facilities in the city centre The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, will lead the State Commemoration of the 1913 Lockout which will take place, subject to…