Chris O’Dowd and David Rawle in Moone Boy: the sitcom about growing up in the 1980s and 1990s in Boyle, Co Roscommon has been a big hit for Sky

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Alex White: finds it hard to describe journalism as ‘content’.

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Minister for Communications Alex White, who has been asked to set up a commission on the future of the Irish media sector. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

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