Samuel Assad

Radio Broadcaster / Journalist / Reporter / Podcaster

Digital Journalism

Collection of news articles written and published on the Irish Sun website as part of their digital news desk.

Publication Date: 28th June 2020

Belfast school pays heartbreaking tribute to tragic teenager Noah Donohoe after body found in search

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5593475/belfast-school-heartbreaking-tribute-teenager-noah-donohoe-body-found/

 

Publication Date: 28th June 2020

Gardai launch investigation after woman injured in Ballymun shooting as suspect flees scene

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5593261/gardai-investigation-woman-injured-ballymun/

 

Publication Date: 14th June 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Nine in ten Irish hotels across country set to reopen for guests by mid-July, survey reveals

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5540821/coronavirus-ireland-hotels-reopen-july-survey/

 

Publication Date: 7th June 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Leading doctor warns country moving ‘too fast’ out of Covid-19 lockdown

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5514783/coronavirus-ireland-doctor-country-moving-too-fast-lockdown/

 

Publication Date: 7th June 2020

“Coronavirus in Ireland – No new Covid-19 related deaths recorded in Northern Ireland as 6 new cases confirmed”

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5515056/no-new-covid-19-related-deaths-northern-ireland-6-new-cases/

 

Publication Date: 7th June 2020

Irish Lotto results – National Lottery appeals for Meath punters to check tickets after player scoops €204,000 prize

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5514621/national-lottery-appeal-meath-check-tickets-player-scoops-204k/

 

Publication Date: 31st May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Irish Water urges public to conserve water amid Covid-19 crisis as drought conditions loom

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5488929/irish-water-urges-public-conserve-water-amid-covid-19-drought-conditions-loom/

 

Publication Date: 31st May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Limerick bishop unveils plans to perform Confirmations in late summer across diocese

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5489286/limerick-bishop-unveils-plans-perform-confirmations-late-summer-across-diocese/

 

Publication Date: 24th May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Disease expert says reducing social distancing rule could QUADRUPLE Covid-19 transmission

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5464073/disease-expert-reducing-social-distancing-rule-quadruple-covid-transmission/

 

Publication Date: 24th May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Paschal Donohoe expected to reduce €350 Covid-19 unemployment payment in June

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5464762/paschal-donohoe-expected-reduce-the-covid-unemployment-payment-june/

 

Publication Date: 24th May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Former teacher says Leaving Cert exams ‘trend of the past’ and ‘not as fair as we might think

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5464464/former-teacher-leaving-certificate-exam-trend-of-the-past-not-as-fair-might-think/

 

Publication Date: 17th May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Harris urges public to ‘guard the progress’ as Ireland enters Phase One of exiting lockdown

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5439005/coronavirus-ireland-harris-guard-progress-ireland-phase-one-exiting-lockdown/

 

Publication Date: 17th May 2020

Fine Gael claims government formation talks have been ‘damaged’ by ‘unwarranted’ attack from Fianna Fail

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5438055/fine-gael-claims-government-formation-talks-damaged-by-attacks-fianna-fail/

 

Publication Date: 10th May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Tony Holohan says it’s ‘not full time yet’ as he urges ‘Team Ireland’ to keep social distancing

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5413095/coronavirus-in-ireland-tony-holohan-not-full-time-yet-team-ireland/

 

Publication Date: 3rd May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals across the country reaches nearly 1,000

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5388274/number-covid-19-patients-hospitals-reaches-nearly-1000/

 

Publication Date: 3rd May 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Irish Air Corps complete their first delivery of Covid-19 tests to German laboratory

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5389246/irish-air-corps-delivery-covid-19-tests-german-laboratory/

 

Publication Date: 3rd May 2020

Gardai appealing for public’s help in bid to find boy, 14, missing from Stoneybatter in Dublin

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5389444/gardai-appealing-publics-help-find-missing-dublin-teenager/

 

Publication Date: 26th April 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Irish health group warn Covid-19 vaccine still likely to take a year or 18 months

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5361919/coronavirus-ireland-covid-vaccine-year-18-months/

 

Publication Date: 26th April 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Brave healthcare workers urge people to ‘stay home’ so they don’t have to wear PPE much longer

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5362225/healthcare-workers-share-powerful-message-as-they-fight-covid-19-pandemic/

 

Publication Date: 26th April 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Dublin community come together to perform epic Saturday Night social distancing dance routine

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5362601/dublin-community-perform-epic-social-distancing-dance-routine/

 

Publication Date: 19th April 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Child maintenance payments ‘suddenly’ stop for some parents during Covid-19 crisis

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5336675/child-maintenance-payments-suddenly-stop-parents-covid-19/

 

Publication Date: 12th April 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Defence Forces conducts reduced Easter Rising commemorations due to Covid-19 pandemic

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5312029/defence-forces-reduced-easter-commemorations-covid-19/

 

Publication Date: 12th April 2020

PSNI appeal for witnesses after the sudden death of a man found lying on a street following incident in Armagh

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5312420/psni-appeal-witnesses-death-man-found-incident-in-armagh/

 

Publication Date: 12th April 2020

Gardai and Road Safety Authority warn public over fraudulent Facebook page claiming to renew driving licences

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5312656/gardai-rsa-warn-public-fraudulent-facebook-claiming-renew-driving-licences/

 

Publication Date: 5th April 2020

Windows of North Face shop on Grafton Street smashed as gardai investigate criminal damage and theft during lockdown

https://www.thesun.ie/news/irish-news/5287325/gardai-investigate-damage-and-theft-grafton-street-shop-smashed-car/

 

Publication Date: 5th April 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar responds to hilarious TikTok video poking fun at lockdown restrictions

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5286738/leo-varadkar-responds-hilarious-tiktok-video-poking-fun-lockdown/

 

Publication Date: 22nd March 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Simon Coveney says Irish citizens trapped in Peru will be brought home on chartered flight

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5234837/coronavirus-in-ireland-simon-coveney-citizens-trapped-peru-chartered-flight/

 

Publication Date: 15th March 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Paschal Donohoe says country will be prepared for economic consequences of Covid-19

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5208967/coronavirus-in-ireland-paschal-donohoe-economic-consequences-covid-19/

 

Publication Date: 15th March 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – Dublin’s Civic Theatre creates relief fund to support artists during Covid-19 outbreak

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5208375/coronavirus-in-ireland-dublin-civic-theatre-covid-19-outbreak/

 

Publication Date: 15th March 2020

Coronavirus in Ireland – National Lottery announce restrictions at Dublin headquarters over Covid-19

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5208551/coronavirus-in-ireland-national-lottery-restrictions-hq/

 

Publication Date: 1st March 2020

Storm Jorge in Ireland – Coast Guard helicopter called out to rescue two surfers in Sligo despite weather warnings

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5154377/coast-guard-rescue-surfers-sligo-storm-jorge-warning/

 

Publication Date: 1st March 2020

Storm Jorge in Ireland – Heavy wind and rain batter Ireland overnight as local authorities assess storm damage

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5154041/storm-jorge-batters-ireland-local-authorities-assess-damage/

 

Publication Date: 23rd February 2020

Garda member rushed to hospital after alleged assault by teen, 17, in Limerick as armed cops attend scene of incident

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5128406/garda-hospital-assault-teen-limerick-armed-cops/

 

Publication Date: 23rd February 2020

Man, 20s, arrested after two firearms and ammunition recovered in inner city Dublin operation

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5128198/gardai-criminal-activity-tallaght-arrest-guns-ammunition/

 

Publication Date: 11th February 2020

Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill and Gerry Kelly informed of dissident republican attack threats by PSNI

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5086829/sinn-fein-michelle-oneill-gerry-kelly-republican-threats-psni/

 

Publication Date: 11th February 2020

Gay Belfast couple set for landmark moment as first same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland takes place today

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5086004/belfast-couple-first-same-sex-marriage-in-northern-ireland/

 

Publication Date: 5th February 2020

Irish teacher plays poker with fellow evacuees while on Coronavirus quarantine in UK

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5067406/irish-teacher-plays-poker-coronavirus-quarantine/

 

Publication Date: 5th February 2020

Childcare workers demand improved working conditions in major Dublin city centre protest as creches close across country

https://www.thesun.ie/news/irish-news/5064953/childcare-workers-dublin-city-protest-creches-close/

 

Publication Date: 5th February 2020

Man, 30s, in stable condition after being allegedly assaulted and stabbed multiple times in north Dublin

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5065690/man-assaulted-stabbed-north-dublin/

 

Publication Date: 5th February 2020

More than 300 jobs are to be created by Fexco as €21m research and development facility unveiled in Co Kerry

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5066370/jobs-created-fexco-research-company-kerry/

 

Publication Date: 3rd February 2020

Ballymun Metro Hotel reopens for business two years after being gutted by horror blaze

https://www.thesun.ie/news/irish-news/5058473/ballymun-metro-hotel-reopens-horror-blaze/

 

Publication Date: 3rd February 2020

General Election candidate John Brassil reveals he’s lost ONE stone after walking 360,000 steps while canvassing

https://www.thesun.ie/news/5057356/fianna-fail-candidate-john-brassil-weight-loss/

 

 

 

 

 

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