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Did someone say giveaway? Keep an eye out on your emails over the coming weeks for some truly fab prizes up for grabs!
Did someone say giveaway? Keep an eye out on your emails over the coming weeks for some truly fab prizes up for grabs!
Today we announced the launch of our newly named digital tech platform Neptune!
This month we're celebrating the massive success of our ‘Morning Market’ offering as it passes one year since both daily newspapers, the Irish Daily Mirror and the Irish Daily Star joined forces.
Our new NI Campaign Executive on her biggest life lesson, most overused word and her greatest achievement to date.
We (Belfast Live) are reaching 49% of the entire online population, which is larger than any of our competitors (Source, Ipsos iris Jan 2022)
Thursday, 3rd February | The Sugar Club, Dublin.
Our new NI Account Manager on her two pet peeves, her guiltiest pleasure & what always makes her smile.
Well done to our Irish Daily Star team who bagged four awards at the 2021 NewBrands Ireland Journalism Awards!
Our Marketing Director on the worst job she's ever done, how she unwinds and her biggest life lesson to date.
The Online Editor of RSVP on her favourite childhood memory, who her fantasy dinner guest would be and her greatest achievement to date.
We sit down with our Marketing Assistant Emily Spackman McKee who we nominated for Young Person of the Year in The Investors in People Awards 2021
Our NI Account Manager on what's top of her bucket list, her most valued item and one of the biggest decisions she's had to make so far.
Our Cork Beo Digital Reporter on her favourite time of the year, the most expensive thing she's bought and her best memories at Reach.
Our Agency Account Manager on what she wanted to be when she was small, what motivates her to work hard and all about her Insta account of her cute puppy @bowie.thecavapoo
We've given Buzz a makeover with a brand refresh and a new editorial team that will go deeper into sports, culture, climate and tech news. Welcome to the home of 'content for the curious'.
The editor of Buzz on what he enjoys most about his job, doing a 130-mile ultramarathon, the best story he’s come across in journalism and how he never leaves the house without a purpose.
Our Senior Account Manager in the Dublin team tells us about her new hobby, how she'd love to spend the day with Sir David Attenborough and what she’d do if she won the lottery.
Our Publishing Relationship Manager on his favourite childhood memory, the worst job he's ever done and how he switches off from work (rugby all day, every day!)
We've joined DMG Media Ireland, News Ireland, Core, Google and Facebook in becoming Gold Standard certified in Ireland.
Irish Daily Star Reporter on what makes him laugh the most, his biggest fear and how he's currently directing a film version of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.
The Belfast Live and Daily Mirror journalist on her biggest fear, someone she'd be starstruck to meet and the most favourite thing about her career.
Our Finance Manager on what she wanted to be growing up, her fondest childhood memory and what’s top of her bucket list
We have appointed our first-ever Environment Correspondent who will work across all of our Irish news brands highlighting and reporting on one of the biggest issues facing the world in these times.
Now in its sixteenth year, Cork City Culture Night will take over the streets and more than 70 venues in the city for one big party Leeside. And this year, it’s proudly supported by Cork Beo.
Our Deputy Group Picture Editor on what he would do if he won the lottery, his favourite hobby and his biggest fear (which might get him in trouble!)
Our Advertising Graphics Operative on what makes her laugh the most, her biggest life lesson to date and what's top of her bucket list.
NewsBrands Ireland member titles supported the Arts Council with ad space for a new campaign aiming to revive the arts after the pandemic. Now we want to know what you thought of the campaign.
Our Head of Direct Advertising & Events (and proud (very proud!) Corkonian) on the most expensive thing she's bought, how she switches off from work and some of her favourite memories at Reach.
Our Publishing & Facilities Executive Assistant on wanting to be a Royal Navy officer when she was growing up, her favourite hobby/pastime and her biggest life lesson to date.
Our company has been named as the outright winner of The Public Sector Magazine ‘Outstanding Services to the Media Industry’ award in the publication’s annual Excellence in Business Awards.
The Belfast Live Reporter and Be writer on her most overused phrase, what she wanted to be growing up and the worst job she’s ever done.
Our Senior Marketing Exec on her biggest life lesson ‘don’t sweat the small stuff’, her hidden talent is writing poems & how she knew from an early age she wanted to have a creative and fun role.
Our Account Manager on the NI commercial team - who’s been with us for 24 years! - on Bradley Cooper, how she switches off from work (turns out she actually doesn’t!) and being addicted to holidays.
Each year, we award the highest achieving student on the Digital Marketing Communication and Leadership course at Ulster University. Meet this year's winner.
The Editor of Irishmirror.ie on how he’d love to meet Jurgen Klopp, his favourite memory working at Reach and describing his 2021 mood as “optimistic”.
As Northern Ireland’s largest commercial news publisher, we're committing to getting deeper into the heart of communities with the launch of three new sub-brands - MyDerry, MyTyrone and MyFermanagh.
The Assistant News Editor who is also Editor of Star Chic magazine on her biggest life lesson, her 2021 mood and how this year’s Super Cup Final in Windsor Park is top of her bucket list.
RSVP has brought out the second of its special edition magazines planned for this year. For all you dog lovers out there - 'RSVP Madra' is the one for you.
Belfast Live reporter on the best piece of advice she’s been given, her most overused words & how transportation would be her superpower.
Cork Beo’s Deputy Editor on the best story he’s come across in journalism, his favourite memory at Reach and still not knowing what he wants to be when he grows up!
Belfast Live colleagues - and mums - Sheena McStravick and Sarah Scott are recording a second series of 'Is This Normal?'.
We have landed (quite literally!) a new outdoor brand campaign at Belfast City Airport as part of the launch of Business Live in Northern Ireland.
Our Marketing Assistant on her addiction to TikTok, her favourite blogger/influencer, dealing with imposter syndrome and her favourites of 2021 so far.
Senior Agency Account Manager at Reach on Arsenal, crying to the film Marley & Me, the worst job he’s done and surprising his parents after the first long lockdown.
Our Advertising Account Executive on the NI team on what he means by the “triple pat”, how his most overused word is "potentially" & how, if he could, he would head back to 2009 and invest in Bitcoin.
The Irish Enterprise Awards, run by EU Business News, has named Cork Beo 'Best News Media Platform' in this year's awards.
Our Senior Agency Account Manager on never having a "worst" job, how her hidden talent is weightlifting (even with her tiny 5’1 frame), her obsession with JFK & her favourite question to ask people.
The new Deputy Editor of Belfast Live on always wanting to be a journalist (but truthfully - an actor!), her love/hate relationship with Instagram + the best story she’s come across in journalism.
The RSVP + RSVP Live Showbiz Editor on his fascination with cabin crew, the things he couldn’t leave the house without, being "designated Minister for GAA" and how he represented Ireland back in 2007.
Our Account Manager in NI on the worst job she’s done, the most expensive thing she owns and how the best piece of advice she’s been given is "every accomplishment starts with the decision to try".
The new Dublin Live editor on the three pubs he intends on going to when they re-open, his most treasured possession and how he switches off from work.
Our newly promoted Group Picture Editor on bringing back Bebo, getting starstruck very easily and the people who inspire her the most.
Our Head of Reach Publishing on always wanting to be a ballroom dancer - a dream she got to fulfill, being a latecomer to social media and how we should always be kind.
Our Senior Marketing Exec on Alan Jackson being her guiltiest pleasure, her biggest life lesson and how Belfast Live’s Opening Eyes on Homelessness campaign is one of her greatest achievements at work
We’ve reorganised the commercial side of our business to offer more value for clients and make things more efficient for our agency partners.
Our Head of Branded Content/whiskey nerd on his favourites of 2020 and how the best mix to help him switch off from work is music, reading, whiskey and fighting with the kids (this made us laugh!)
Business Live is Reach’s UK-wide business news website that hosts stories written by business writers from across our national and regional titles and it now includes Northern Ireland as a region.
The Belfast Live & Daily Mirror NI Journalist on the best stories she’s come across, how being true to herself is her biggest life lesson & that ice cream is her guiltiest pleasure (vegan kinds only!)
Recently we captured the attitudes and behaviours of over 53,000 of our readers. How? ‘Mindsets’ - our ever-evolving directory of data-driven audience insights, unique to our Irish media brands.
The Editor of Belfast Live’s new ‘Be’ brand on her favourite writer, being a huge Liverpool fan and how having her son brought her whole life into perspective.
RSVP’s Journalist & Weddings Editor on her second-hand car called Biddy, that it’s ok to make mistakes & how National Journalism Awards nomination was her greatest achievement
In January, Reach appointed Dr Julie Humphreys as our new Head of Diversity and Inclusion and Ambition mag reached out to talk to us about her plans to “redefine D&I life.” Words by Emma Dieghan.
Daily Mirror’s Feature Editor on working in newspapers since she was 14/15, who inspires her the most and how at first she wanted to be a vet until she realised they deal with more than the living.
The Belfast Live Sport reporter and podcast host on his 2021 mood - quote: a “hopeful gurn!”, still playing computer games at 43 and that one time he quit his job after only one day.
IAB Ireland has launched the Gold Standard in Ireland and Reach is one of the 14 IAB Ireland members that have already registered to become Gold Standard certified in Ireland.
The Irish Mirror’s Political Correspondent on always wanting to get the political gig, never taking anything or anyone for granted and her worst job which involved a sewage plant and a hangover!
Irish Mirror’s Showbiz Reporter on moving back home during the pandemic, cringing at her most overused words and how x2 Irish Journo Award nominations last year are her greatest achievement to date.
Reach has reached the significant milestone of registering 5 million customers across its news sites, newsletters, InYourArea and other websites and products.
Belfast Live editor, Ryan Smith on always wanting to be a writer, his guiltiest pleasure and his fave memory of the year that was 2020.
In November we became the new owners of the Irish Daily Star newspaper and from January 1, 2021 there'll be a new editor at the helm.
Throughout 2019, readers, staff & brand partners of Belfast Live raised £25,000 for the Welcome Organisation through our Opening Eyes on Homelessness campaign.
In July we announced our plans to buy the Irish Daily Star newspaper outright from Independent News & Media (INM) and the deal is now done.
Football and the Mirror are synonymous with each other and that's why Betway has teamed up with us in an exciting new partnership for the 2020/21 season.
Lockdown, schmockdown – this year we’re bringing the Christmas shopping to you,through an exclusive virtual event. We're calling it 'The Gift Show'.
Following a period of transformation in our company, we have appointed new editors to lead our Irish Mirror and Belfast Live digital titles plus the Irish Mirror newspapers.
At a time of social distancing & WFH, Reach staff came together virtually to walk the coastal distance of Ireland for a Mental Health Awareness Week initiative and supported the two health services.
Our Head of Branded Content Paul blogs about producing a podcast series from start to finish during the coronavirus lockdown.
Ireland Editor-in-chief John Kierans, affectionately known as “Jumbo”, is stepping down as Reach announces a major restructure of its UK and Ireland operations.
Circulation has become the most talked-about measurement of newsbrands’ health since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's how our titles fared.
In this blog post, we asked our Marketing Assistant - who's also studying at uni - to give us an insight into life as a final year student in 2020 - the year of coronavirus!
At the end of May 2019, we added a fifth digital news brand to our portfolio - Cork Beo. One year on, the editor reflects on “an action-packed and news-rich first 12 months in Cork."
On May 1st, we treated Belfast Live's music fans to a line-up of exciting and intimate performances from the cream of local musicians and bands. We called it Lockdown Sessions.
Irish Mirror attracts new readers with free newspaper delivery service in the Dublin area + e-editions + apps!.
The Daily Mirror, News Letter, Irish News and Belfast Telegraph (plus others) are uniting to make sure their readers continue to receive their daily news during the coronavirus pandemic.
All five of our news websites had record page views in March during the coronavirus pandemic.
A message to all of our agency, brand and business partner re. the Coronavirus pandemic.
Thursday, 6th February | The Well, Dublin.
Amid all the talk of declining newspaper sales and an industry battling to maintain relevancy, latest stats demonstrate the enduring role Northern Ireland’s news brands continue to play.
For the first time, our UK network of sites have come together to launch a campaign to help combat climate change. Want to be part of the conversation? Read on.
Belfast Live is producing a new business podcast series called 'How I Got Here', hosted by top business journalist David Elliott.
Our parent company has recruited Facebook industry head Maureen McDonagh as Chief Customer Officer, which is a newly created role within the executive team.
Over recent months Belfast Live, in partnership with the Welcome Organisation, has been Opening Eyes on Homelessness to raise awareness and funds for the homeless in Belfast.
The Cork Beo team is celebrating after scooping a top award for digital excellence at Cork’s Digital Marketing Awards.
As of October 1st, we've formally changed our name from Mirror Media to Reach.
In May, we launched our latest ‘Live’ site and fifth Irish digital platform - Cork Beo.
Belfast Live is launching a brand new parenting podcast called 'Is This Normal?'
The weekly football show, which was our first podcast offering, began in time for the 2018/19 season and brings together top analysis, insight and craic to passionate Irish League fans every week.
Fresh for 2019, RSVP Live has revealed some new additions to its list of columnists.
We have revealed a brand spanking new brand campaign at Belfast City Airport at the same time we marked four years since launching Belfast Live.
Dublin Live and agency partners raise money for Dublin-based charity
As as part of a new, small business-focussed content series on Belfast, we launched a podcast called Start-up Scale-up with Ulster Bank.
We’ve linked up with our favourite hotel group, Hastings Hotels, for its annual Digi-Talk: The Conference.
We’ve been working on a huge new look for our Irish Mirror & Dublin Live apps.
We gave the Belfast Live app some much-needed love, actually a lot of love.
Mirror Media makes strategic appointments to commercial team.
It’s peak graduation season – that time of year when the hard work and dedication of thousands of students is acknowledged at graduation ceremonies and prize-givings across the country.
As a publisher member of IAB Ireland, we are among the 12 publishers that collaborated in a new Commercial Charter of Trading Standards.
On Thursday (May, 31) we went along to the NewsBrands Ireland ‘reAction’ event where we heard about new research into the effectiveness of advertising in newsbrands titles.
We’re marking the first anniversary of our acquisition of RSVP magazine and rsvplive.ie.
Irish digital advertising spend grew by 10% in 2017 according to the latest IAB / PwC Online Adspend Study.
To celebrate International Women’s Day today (March 8th), we are putting the spotlight on some of the amazing women working in Mirror Media.
TED is building an archive dating all the way back to 1984. Inspiration for days, in other words.
This one has been cooking for a little while so we’re super excited to finally reveal the Belfast Live Sessions!