Michaella McCollum Connolly (23)  pictured in Peru talking to RTÉ. Photograph: Trevor Birney/RTÉ/ Press Eye.

RTÉ has defended itself against strong criticism of an interview with drug smuggler Michaella McCollum that it broadcast on Sunday in a last-minute ch(...)

The project to sell off part of the Montrose campus to fund investment is under way. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dee Forbes takes over as director general of RTÉ at a moment when her predecessor and his management team have successfully steered the broadcaster th(...)

Dee Forbes. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

When she becomes director-general of RTÉ, Dee Forbes will be taking up her first job in Ireland since the 1980s. Back then she worked in the family pu(...)

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This was an excellent week for traditional broadcasting values in Ireland. From its live rolling coverage of the weekend’s Easter Rising commemoratio(...)

President Micheal D. Higgins and his wife Sabina chat to Siptu Members, dressed as members of the Irish Citizen Army, at the Ceremonial event for the Irish Citizen Army and James Connolly, Liberty Hall. Photograph: Maxwell

Many of the ideals of those involved in the Easter Rising remain unrealised 100 years later, President Michael D Higgins has said. The President was s(...)

Some of Ireland’s best known singers, musicians and performers – including Imelda May and Gavin James – came together for ‘Centenary’,  which told the story of modern Ireland through music, dance and song. The show was broadcast live from Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on RTÉ One on Easter Monday.  Photograph: Conor McCabe

Twitter had never seen anything like it. Usually, when there’s a major Irish TV spectacle, the producers switch off their wi-fi and put their finger(...)

RTÉ Reflecting the Rising: A re-enactment of the Rising in St Stephen’s Green on Easter Monday. Photograph: Maxwells

What a fine day, in every sense. Hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets and squares of Dublin to celebrate the centenary of the Easter Ris(...)

On Parnell Street during RTÉ’s Reflecting the Rising in partnership with Ireland 2016: a free family event in Dublin with an enormous variety of activites. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

“God save Ireland! ” bellows the man outside Eason’s. He’s handing out pamphlets with a potted history of the Rising and an exhortation to repent our (...)

 President Higgins lays a wreath in the Stonebreakers’ yard in Kilmainham Gaol where 15 rebels were executed in 1916. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A bitter March wind whipped across the Stonebreakers’ Yard in Kilmainham Gaol. One side of the courtyard was drenched in sunlight, the other cast in d(...)

 President Éamon de Valera speaks  at the Garden of Rememberance on Easter Sunday 1966 during an event to mark the 50th anniversary of the Rising

Easter Sunday, April 10th, 1966, was “warm and bright, and Dublin was in a mannerly mood,” reported Mary Maher in The Irish Times. The official cerem(...)