‘Irish Times’ journalist Kathy Sheridan, presenter of The Women’s Podcast. Photograph: Sara Freund

The Irish Times women’s podcast is to launch on Monday. Presented by Kathy Sheridan, the podcast – which is free to download from irishtimes.com or iT(...)

“All this – and RTÉ says there are 93 new action-points in the Meáin Ghaeilge RTÉ, Action Plan 2015-2019 plan – does rather give the impression that every week will be Seachtain na Gaeilge out at Montrose.” File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Reading that RTÉ’s 2fm is to offer bilingual English-Irish news bulletins reminded me of those cooking-for-toddler days. There are entire books devote(...)

Drop and give me 20, grunt: Irish Defence Forces trainees at the Curragh boot camp, in Recruits

You come into work one day and your boss puts his face in yours and roars, “You look like a f***ing bag of shite.” Do you a) tell him to f**k off, he’(...)

Lilly Higgins: taking over from Biddy White Lennon on The Great Irish Bake Off.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

TV3’s autumn launch to the advertising industry (and likely sponsors) in late June stole some of the thunder from the station’s launch to the media ye(...)

Detached houses usually offer owners the potential to extend and rework the layout and so when the owners of 5 Shrewsbury Park in Ballsbridge bought (...)

The four-bedroom house at 57 Merrion Road is for trader-uppers – families looking for more space, a convenient-to-everything location and a large s(...)

The subject tells the story:  the American writer Robert Drake in Where I Am, on RTÉ, about the 1999 attack, in his adopted home of Sligo, that left him with brain injuries

As mottos go, “get better or get bitter” is a good one. Robert Drake says that choosing the former has made all the difference, although the Americ(...)

Song and dance: Dáithí Ó Sé, pink tutu over his tuxedo, with the Kentucky rose. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/dwalshphoto.ie

You take extra-long summer holidays, a TV-free three weeks, and you think that surely The Rose of Tralee International Festival 2015 (RTÉ One, Monday (...)

Fool me once with a mesmerisingly boring series about a hotel, shame on you, RTÉ. Fool me twice with another bland hotel series and . . . well, you(...)

The man behind the counter: Paul Gartlan, the publican star of the RTÉ documentary The Irish Pub

‘You go into a pub abroad and they nearly ignore you. You go into one in Ireland and they’d go up in your arse to find out who you are – name, address(...)