News Ireland journalists from The Sunday Times, the Ireland edition of The Times and The Irish Sun shortlisted for Journalism Awards 2017

News Ireland is delighted to announce that a number of journalists across The Sunday Times, the Ireland edition of The Times and The Irish Sun have been shortlisted for the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards 2017.

All nominees progress to the awards event which takes place in Dublin’s Mansion House on Thursday, 2nd November 2017.

Nominees include:

 

Business Journalist of the Year

Gavin Daly, The Sunday Times

                                   

Business Story of the Year

Peter O’ Dwyer, Ireland edition of The Times, Irish insurance companies lack of transparency to Central Bank

 

Broadsheet Columnist of the Year

Justine McCarthy, The Sunday Times

                                   

Popular Columnist of the Year

Neil Cotter, The Irish Sun

 

Crime Journalist of the Year

Stephen Breen, The Irish Sun

Gary Meneely, The Irish Sun

                                   

Crime Story of the Year

Stephen Breen, The Irish Sun. Garda probed after video of Dara Quigley leaked on social media

 

Features (Popular)

Kieran Dineen, The Irish Sun

Ruairi Cotter, The Irish Sun

                                   

Headline of the Year

The Irish Sun ‘He has Gone Away You Know’

 

Foreign Journalism

Richard Pine, The Sunday Times

                                   

Investigative Journalism

Ellen Coyne, Catherine Sanz, Ireland edition of The Times. Rogue crisis pregnancy agencies

                                   

News Analysis

Kieran Dineen, The Irish Sun

                                   

News Reporter

Gary Meneely, The Irish Sun

 

Political Journalist of the Year

Justine McCarthy, The Sunday Times

John Mooney, The Sunday Times

                                   

Political Story of the Year

John Mooney, The Sunday Times. McCabe Smear Campaign

Ellen Coyne, Ireland Edition of the Times. National Maternity Hospital scandal

                                   

Scoop of the Year

Ellen Coyne, Ireland Edition of The Times. National Maternity Hospital scandal

 

Sports Writer of the Year

Ewan McKenna, The Sunday Business Post & Ireland Edition of the Times

Denis Walsh, The Sunday Times

Michael Foley, The Sunday Times

 

Showbiz Story of the Year

Ken Sweeney, The Irish Sun. Exclusive interview with Keith Duffy

 

Showbiz Journalist of the Year

Ken Sweeney, The Irish Sun

 

Young Journalist of the Year

Ellen Coyne, Ireland Edition of the Times

 

Oliver Keenaghan, General Manager with News Ireland, says:

This has been a big year for our operations in Ireland and we’re incredibly proud to have been shortlisted for a whopping 25 awards. We continue to invest in quality journalism and the effects of this can be seen in the high standards of work consistently produced by our journalists across a wide variety of platforms. I’m delighted that their efforts have been acknowledged by the wider newspaper industry and we look forward to the award ceremony on November 2nd.”