Turning the Tables with Sinead Ryan, Virgin Media’s Ireland AM

In this second episode of the second series of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney catches up with Sinead Ryan, forward planning producer on Virgin Media’s ever-popular Ireland AM. Sinead takes us behind-the-scenes to find out what makes the show tick and gives us some insights into how the programme works with charities. (Recorded December 2020) […]

Turning the Tables with Paul Cullen, Health Editor, Irish Times

In this first episode of the second series of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney gets up close and personal – virtually, of course – with Paul Cullen, Health Editor at the Irish Times. Paul gives his thoughts on the state of the Irish health service and how he shoulders the responsibility that comes with reporting […]

Turning the Tables with Janet Frawley, RTÉ Today Show

In the final episode of the first series of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney quizzes the Executive Producer of the RTÉ Today Show, Janet Frawley. Janet tells of her early years in the media in Ireland and the UK, and offers her thoughts on what makes the Today Show tick – a show she describes […]

Turning the Tables with Ger Scully, Tullamore Tribune

In episode five of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney catches up with one of Ireland’s long-serving newspaper editors, Ger Scully, editor of the Tullamore Tribune. More than 40,000 readers eagerly pore over the Tullamore and Midland Tribunes to find out the latest local news each week. In existence since 1881, Ger reveals the secret to […]

Turning the Tables with Eric Moylan, Newstalk

In this fourth episode of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney catches up with Newstalk Senior Editor, Eric Moylan, who oversees its programme output from 6am to 12 midday. Eric reveals how the presenters influence the content of the Breakfast Show and he also explains why it’s important to have some lighter moments on the programme. […]

Turning the Tables with Will Faulkner, Midlands 103

This third episode of Turning the Tables sees Don Delaney catch up with Will Faulkner, host of Midlands Today on Midlands 103, and Group Programme Director with Tindle Radio. Will reflects on how local radio in Ireland has evolved in recent years and shares with us the challenges facing the sector and what the future […]

Turning the Tables with Eilish O’Regan, Irish Independent

This second episode of Turning the Tables sees Don Delaney speaking with the Irish Independent’s Eilish O’Regan, Ireland’s longest-serving health correspondent. Eilish gives us her take on her approach to health stories, what tends to make it into print and online and, perhaps more importantly, what doesn’t. d2 communications · Episode 2: Turning the Tables […]

Turning the Tables with Sinead O’Carroll, Editor, TheJournal.ie

In this first edition of Turning the Tables, Don Delaney chats to the editor of TheJournal.ie, Sinead O’Carroll. Sinead takes us from the start of her career in New York working in a publishing house for various luxury travel magazines, to her approach as editor of TheJournal.ie, home to 750,000 daily readers. d2 communications · […]

Top 10 Tips for Writing a Press Release

There are a number of important things to bear in mind when writing a press release—the importance of keeping it succinct and of avoiding exaggerated claims, of tailoring it to your audience, and of proof-reading it for errors and mistakes. If you’re penning a press release for your organisation, here are a few tips to […]