The Irish Examiner, which is part of the Irish Times, has launched a new Munster Business Hub which is dedicated to expanding its reach within the wider the wider business community.
As part of the move, Alan Healy, current deputy news editor of The Echo, has taken on the role of Munster Business Hub editor. He joined The Echo in March 2008 as a reporter and was named deputy news editor in January 2017.
“I am delighted to be taking up this new role with the Irish Examiner, a publication I admire greatly and have worked alongside for the past ten years. The Munster Business Hub is an exciting new development and I am honoured to be asked to work with an outstanding team of journalists. Our goal is to increase the Irish Examiner’s presence in the business community in Cork and in Munster both in print and digital through unrivalled coverage of business, property and farming.”
Healy will report to head of editorial development Tom Fitzpatrick to provide coverage of the news, events and business leaders in the Munster region. In addition he will look at developing new digital products and supporting the Irish Examiner’s growing events business.