Author: Gerard Cunningham

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

Notice: Dublin Freelance branch meeting

Next meeting of NUJ Dublin Freelance branch can propose motions for the Dublin biennial delegate conference in October 2011, nominate delegates for that conference and also members of the next Irish Executive Council. Please be there on Monday 27 June,…

Frank Dillon at Freelance Forum

Extracts from Frank Dillon‘s presentation at Freelance Forum 2011: Freelance journalists should see themselves as micro-businesses and should apply the same disciplines as a small professional practice would to the service of their clients. They should also specialise in a…

Reporting the Recession – Seminar for Journalists

Reporting the Recession is a free information seminar for journalists reporting the effects of the recession on business in Ireland. The terminology and processes involved in examinership, liquidation, receivership and bankruptcy will be explained in straight-forward language along with reporting…

Joint meeting of Dublin Freelance and P & PR

Dublin Freelance and Dublin P & PR branch are hosting a joint meeting at Buswells hotel Dublin on Monday 9 May at 7pm. The main item for discussion is a motion proposing a reorganisation of branches. The hope is that…

NUJ Protest over Sunday Tribune Closure

DUBLIN branch of the NUJ is organising a symbolic protest outside the offices of the Sunday Tribune newspaper tomorrow (Thursday February 24th) to mark the closure of the newspaper. The protest begins at 1.15pm and will be followed by a…

Awards for Dublin Freelance member

Congrats to Phil Mac Giolla Bhain, member of Dublin Freelance branch of the NUJ, who was recently voted Best Scottsh Football Website, Best Scottish Football Journalist and Best Scottish Football Article of 2010 in the inaugural Tartan Blog Awards.