Author: Gerard Cunningham

Gerard Cunningham, freelance journalist, writer, podcaster and site owner

Freelance Forum 2024 Podcast Series

Welcome Freelance Forum is organised every year by the Dublin Freelance branch of the National Union of Journalists, with support from Coimisiún na Meán. The Forum is made up of two live day-long events in the Spring and Autumn, and…

Freelance Forum Spring 2024

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Freelance Forum Spring 2024 is coming soon. Mark your diary now, and reserve your place below for Freelance Forum Spring 2024 on Monday 8 April. Reserve your place today The Spring 2024 Freelance Forum will consist of a one-day in…

Gardaí demand access to media far right photos

The National Union of Journalists has expressed grave concern at the decision of An Garda Siochana to seek a court order compelling www.RollingNews.ie photographers to hand over images taken on the night of the Dublin far-right riots of the 23rd…

Can you help with Forum planning?

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Freelancer journalists: What would you like to see from the Freelance Forum in 2024? Have you a topic you’d lie to know more about? Or are therre people we should approach to appear on podcasts or at live events? Get…

Freelance Forum 2023 Podcast Series

Welcome to the Freelance Forum 2023 Podcast Series For 2023 we are trying something different. Instead of a Spring and Autumn series of podcasts, clustered around live events, we will upload a new podcast monthly. It took a little time…

Hello Fediverse

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This website is now available to the fediverse. For updates on #freelance #journalists, #FreelanceForum and the #NUJ in #Dublin, follow @freelance

NUJ condemns unprecedented death-toll of journalists in Gaza

The National Union of Journalists has today reiterated its horror at the mounting and unprecedented death toll of journalists in the Israel-Palestine conflict, with the number of journalists killed in Gaza, Israel and Lebanon to date standing at 67, according…

NUJ members mourn slain journalists

Members of the National Union of Journalists from throughout Ireland gathered at the Garden of Remembrance, Dublin, on Saturday afternoon for a vigil of remembrance for journalists killed in conflict zones across the world.   Earlier today the Irish Biennial…