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Irish Times editor O'Sullivan steps down

Current deputy editor Paul O'Neill to take over immediately

5th April, 2017
Irish Times head office on Tara Street in Dublin Pic:

The editor of the Irish Times, Kevin O’Sullivan, has announced that he is to step down after almost five years in the post.

He will, however, stay with the group, taking up a new position as Environment, Agriculture and Science Editor. A statement from the board said current deputy editor Paul O’Neill had been appointed to replace O’Sullivan with immediate effect.

O’Neill originally joined the Irish Times as London...

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