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Jury announced for Picture Editors' Awards 2000

The jury for the Picture Editors’ Awards 2000 has been announced. It includes picture editors drawn from regional, national and Sunday titles. Entries for the Awards close at noon on Monday, January 15. The AwardsCeremony will be held in the

Promotion makes Geraldine editor

Geraldine Kennedy has been appointed as editor of The Irish Times, succeeding Conor Brady who held the position for 16 years. Geraldine, (51), was once a member of the Irish parliament for the Progressive Democrats and has previously been political

New appointments at Irish Times

The Irish Times has announced three senior appointments. Brian Patterson has been appointed chairman of The Irish Times Ltd, following the retirement of Don Reid this week. Mr Patterson is chairman of the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority, and the

130 apply for voluntary redundancy

The Irish Times has announced 130 of its staff have applied for a voluntary severance package as the firm aims to cut jobs. The company is trying to save €22m in the face of rising costs and a severe drop

Irish Times Trust chairman to retire

The chairman of The Irish Times Trust Ltd, Major Thomas B McDowell, has announced his retirement. He was actively involved in the establishment of the trust in 1974, which was brought into being to guarantee the independence of the newspaper,

Redundancies sought at

Redundancies are being sought at The Irish Times website,, as part of a plan to reduce financial losses for 2002 by £1.8m. From a total of 56 staff, the company hopes to shed 23 jobs with the aim of

Job cuts at Irish Times

Management at The Irish Times have told staff it needs to shed 250 of the 710 jobs at the company. Financial difficulties caused by a severe drop in advertising revenue, combined with steeply rising costs, are being blamed for the

Family-friendly policiesat the Irish Times

A new deal negotiated for journalists on the Irish Times by the National Union of Journalists includes a family-friendly “term-time” working arrangement. Journalists with seven years’ service can – if circumstances permit – apply to work nine months of the