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Champion reporter’s environmental series makes award shortlist

Clare Champion reporter Dan Danaher has been shortlisted for a media award for a special environmental series concerning 17 local industries. The Clare Champion/ Mary Raftery Special Investigation has been nominated for an award in the Regional Newspaper Category of the Newsbrands National Media Awards. The other shortlisted nominees include: Fintan Walsh, Limerick Leader; Sorcha Crowley, Sligo Champion and Kieran McCarthy, Southern Star. The results of the National Media Awards will be announced at a special ceremony in the Mansion House, Dublin this Thursday. Guest of honour will be Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment. The judging panel, which is chaired by former Farmers’ Journal editor, Matt Dempsey includes some very eminent and respected journalists and editors. It comprises of former Irish Times editor, Geraldine Kennedy, former Irish Examiner editor, Tim Vaughan and RTE news editor, Michael O’Kane and Michael Foley, Professor Emeritus, DIT, journalist and author. Over a 12-week period, the Clare Champion/ Mary Raftery …

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State Funeral of Albert Reynolds

The State Funeral of former taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader, Albert Reynolds takes place today, Monday. RTÉ will broadcast live coverage on television, radio, online and mobile of the State Funeral. On Saturday, Mr Reynolds lasy in repose at the Mansion House, Dublin before being brought to the Sacred Heart Church in Donnybrook, Dublin. David McCullagh will present special television coverage of the State Funeral, starting at 11.30am on RTÉ One and RTÉ News Now. John Bowman and Mary Kennedy will provide commentary on the funeral mass of the former taoiseach in the Sacred Heart Church in Donnybrook, at which Father Brian D’Arcy will be chief celebrant in the presence of the Archbishop of Dublin and a number of other con-celebrants. The President, Michael D Higgins, An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny and other dignitaries will be in attendance. At approximately 2pm, the funeral cortege will proceed to Shanganagh Cemetery in Shankill, County Dublin where Mr Reynolds will be laid to rest …

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