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Denis Naughten, Ireland's communications minister, is asked to prevent the acquisition of the Celtic Media Group newspapers by Independent News and Media plc.
Union continues campaign to restore the right of freelance workers to be collectively represented on pay and conditions by a trade union.
The union supports the review of Ireland's defamation laws.
The union has supported MEP Lynn Boylan's report which calls for action to ensure greater diversity of media ownership in Ireland.
Union movement expresses concern at the INM proposed takeover and urge the minister to veto the plan.
The union has called on the Communications minister to fully investigate the proposed acquisition by Independent News and Media plc of the publishing arm of the Celtic Media Group.
The latest INM expansion bid comes alongside the company's announcement to move editorial production to the UK.
The union's Dublin office is closed today.
A delegation from the NUJ met the First Counsellor of the Turkish Embassy in Dublin to highlight growing concern at the crackdown on media freedom in Turkey.
A significant hurdle in the battle for freelance rights in Ireland was overcome with the all-party acceptance of the Competition (Amendment) Bill tabled by Senator Ivana Bacik.