Report says many people are critical either of universal health insurance in principle or of the particular model which has been put forward. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Many members of the public fear Government plans to introduce universal health insurance could cost them money or lead to them losing existing benefi(...)

Occupancy rates in hotels in Dublin 1, 2 and 4 are now at 80 per cent to 90 per cent

Average room rates rose by €2.77 to €77.49 in Ireland in 2013, to 79 per cent of 2007 peak prices, says a survey. The report, by accountancy firm Cro(...)

Fee plans to be considered by new Minister for Communications Alex White over the summer months. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Government’s proposed household broadcasting charge, a replacement for the television licence fee, is unlikely to be introduced next January as (...)

A scene from Ripper Street by the BBC, which was filmed in Dublin’s Clancy Barracks. photograph: jonathan hession mag tv

Accountants, stereotypically known for their penchant for grey suits and being in bed by 10pm, aren’t office.This accountant is, (...)

John Hegarty’s shares in One51 are said to be worth €1.5 million, having fallen in value by about 90 per cent since the property and financial crash.

The Sunday Independent reports that the National Asset Management Agency has conditionally taken control of John Hegarty’s 3 per cent stake in Irish i(...)

The process of converting the television licence fee into a household broadcasting charge seems set to deliver a festival of discontent over the next (...)

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh in TG4’s political comedy drama Crisis Eile. The station has been asked to revise the five-year strategy plan it submitted to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s review of public media funding.

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte is due to meet with senior management of TG4 today to discuss its future funding.The station has been asked t(...)

Pat Rabbitte: to get broadcasting report in May. photograph: alan betson

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has given “primary consideration” to a major funding review of public service broadcasting co-ordinated b(...)