At the offices of the Irish Examiner in Cork.
Staff are told they now work for The Irish Times following its purchase of Landmark Media.
Landmark Media’s outlets include The Irish Examiner; Evening Echo and seven regional titles, the Waterford News & Star, the Western People, the Nationalist, the Kildare Nationalist, the Laois Nationalist, the Roscommon Herald and the Naas and Newbridge Nationalist.
It also includes websites Breakingnews.ie, Irishexaminer.com, Recruitireland. com, and 75 per cent of Benchwarmers.ie; and radio station interests, a 75 per cent stake in WLR in Waterford and regional station Beat, and a 17.6 per cent holding in Cork’s Red FM.
The man with the stick (second right) has seen them come and go, of course, since his first break covering the Lusitania sinking.
Pic: Catherine Shanahan