Red FM chief executive Diarmuid O’Leary: ‘It is about delivering a national standard at a local level.’

The last set of radio ratings, courtesy of the Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) survey, confirm a big shift has taken place in the Cork mar(...)

Juniper Research said the rise of mobile advertising is partly the result of ‘an attitude shift’ among brands and retailers, many of which are now using mobile as ‘a core channel for consumer engagement’. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Irritated by ads within smartphone apps? Prepare to be annoyed even more in the future. Annual global advertising spend on mobile devices is expected (...)

Pat Kenny: ‘Pat Kenny in the Round’ will continue for another four weeks before returning in the autumn for an eight-week run. Photograph: Barry McCall

Mondays were already the most important night of the week – by some distance – for UTV Ireland, and the debut of Pat Kenny’s new interview show, Pa(...)

The Newstalk slogan ‘Move the Dial’ appears in the final frame of its original TV ad, which was rejected by RTÉ but broadcast in error last week. 0:39

RTÉ ran a television advertisement for Newstalk that implored viewers to “move the dial” to its radio rival at least five times last week – but it (...)

The directors of Post Publications said they were  on track to make a profit during the first six months of 2015. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Post Publications Limited, the company behind the Sunday Business Post, sharply reduced its operating losses in the year to the end of June 2014, a(...)

Image of the week: Policy love-in There is something of a mutual appreciation society between Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve (ri(...)

Screengrab taken from Russell Brand’s YouTube channel of Labour leader Ed Miliband’s meeting with the comedian. Photograph: Russell Brand/YouTube/PA Wire.

Britain “goes to the polls” today, and the media is “pumped up”, just like David Cameron claims to be. Later, the broadcasters will be expressing thei(...)

Kilkenny’s Aoife Neary is tackled by Cork’s Aoife Murray and Gemma O’Connor in 2014’s All-Ireland senior camogie final. The Camogie Association and Ladies Gaelic Football Association both want their finals to be designated on the free-to-air list. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Big sporting drama is set to unfold this summer, not at the Aviva Stadium or Croke Park, but in the in-trays of the Department of Communications.Its r(...)

Dena Walker, head of advertising at Irish International, says: “As an industry, we probably haven’t done as good a job as we could have about explaining the value of creativity.”

How many brands do you love? The answer, if it’s not zero, is probably close to it.The advertising industry can be guilty of rhetoric about brands hav(...)

98FM’s ‘Naked Breakfast’ event in Vicar Street, in which even the ads were performed live, is cited as a recent example of innovation by the Irish radio industry. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The Irish radio industry is overly reliant on spot advertising, Bill Kinlay, the chief executive of media agency Mindshare Ireland, told stations duri(...)