Public Consultation Process

The first phase of the Future of Media Commission public consultation, which ran from December 12th 2020 - January 8th 2021, resulted in over 800 written submissions from stakeholder groups and the general public. The Commission has published (below) submissions received from organisations, stakeholder groups and elected representatives.

Please note: if you are aware of any errors or omissions, please email and we will endeavour to correct the record at the earliest opportunity.

Record IdSubmission from
1011Dublin Gazette
1010Dublin City University School of Journalism
1009Fine Gael
1008Screen Composer’s Guild of Ireland
1006Newsbrands Ireland – supplementary submission
1005Joint Creative Audiovisual Group – new submission
1004Independent News and Media
1003CRAOL – supplementary submission
1002Conradh na Gaeilge – supplementary submission
1001An Post – supplementary submission
811Gael Linn
311Sinn Féin
809Raidió Rí Rá
810Hot Press
781Music Alliance Ireland
785Men’s Voices Ireland
786Learning Waves
788An Post
790European Broadcasting Union
779National Concert Hall
773Northern Ireland Screen
772Screen Ireland
770The Irish News
769News Ireland and Wireless Ireland
768NewsBrands Ireland Submission
771Spectator Newspapers – Mairtin O Muilleoir & Neil Evans
766Screen Producers Ireland
764The National Disability Authority
763The Irish Farmers Journal
762Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)
767Independent Broadcasters of Ireland
230Equality Expert Group
224The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU)
222Virgin Media
171Village Magazine
168The Advertiser Newspaper Group
157Project Open Opportunity
156Irish Music Rights Organisation
761Technology Ireland
760Uplift Ireland
759Local Ireland
758Court News Ireland
106Topic Newspapers Ltd
66Press Ombudsman & Press Council
258Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI)
23Jeanne McDonagh (Open Doors)
7Irish Elders Cultural Centre
492Sport Ireland
491The Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII)
488Audience Listeners Foundation
246Catholic Association of Ireland
299Catholic Communications Office of the Irish Bishops’ Conference
298Radio Kerry
291Women on Air
288Contemporary Music Centre
286Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL)
285Senator Ronan Mullen
283Facebook Ireland
282Fine Point Films
275The Journal
274NUJ Dublin Broadcasting Branch
272Irish Traveller Movement
270Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)
452Social Change Initiative
266Federation of Irish Sport
567Community Radio Ireland & the Community Television Association (CRAOL&CTA)
256Athlone Community Radio
253Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI)
557Aontú Dublin
550Magazines Ireland
544The Labour Party
241Irish Research Council
237Trad Ireland
235Dublin Friends of the Earth (FOE)
419The Community Foundation for Ireland
519Screen Directors Guild of Ireland
514Conradh na Gaeilge
402Animation Ireland
501BioAtlantis Ltd
397National Union of Journalists (NUJ)
393The Church of Ireland
392RTE Trade Union Group
391Digital Advertising Bureau of Ireland (IAB Ireland)
389Fianna Fail
387Alliance for the Defence of Family and Marriage
386Music Network
380O’Rourke & Fitzgerald
373Dublin City Interfaith Forum
369Sport for Business
362Writers Guild of Ireland
355DMG Media Ireland
351University College Cork (UCC)
348Independent Living Movement Ireland
345Raidió na Life
341Raidió na Gaeltachta Union of Journalists
308The Irish Times
307The Pro Life Campaign (PLC)
302The Family and Media Association (FMA)
300Presbyterian Church