Netflix online advertisements for its original series ‘Bloodline’ included a takeover of the RTÉ Ten home page.

Netflix is one of those things, like Twitter, Spotify or craft beer, that if you don’t indulge in you may grow sick of hearing other people mention. W(...)

Emily Watson in A Song for Jenny: her performance is intense and unaffected, a vanity-free snot-crying tour de force

The endless cups of tea, the claustrophobia of family sitting rooms, the quiet waiting punctuated by someone saying the wrong thing: all the recogn(...)

There was once a time when English language experts feared that text speak was signalling the demise of the English language. By text speak, we mean p(...)

 Storm Uechtritz  in  Dublin.  “Sometimes in life it really helps to take a step back and try to understand that there are always two sides to a story.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish TimesTimes

RTÉ researchers shouldn’t wait too long to book Australian TV producer Storm Uechtritz, for the popular genealogical TV show Who Do You Think You Are?(...)

Michael Fassbender attends  2014’s  much-criticised Irish Film and Television Awards (Ifta) ceremony in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Iftas, aka the Irish Film and Television Academy awards, generated a heap of chatter last year and not only in the hotel function room where it wa(...)

Floyd Mayweather  celebrates after defeating Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday.  Photograph: AFP

Customers of US cable companies took to social media on Saturday to report problems ordering the pay-per-view (PPV) for the boxing megafight between F(...)

Floyd Mayweather poses for photos after defeating Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight unification bout on Saturday  at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photograph: AFP

Floyd Mayweather, plainly diminished as a legend but still undefeated, got the unanimous decision but not the crowd’s acclaim when he outlasted Man(...)

Niall Gaffney, Phillipa Dunne, Amy Stephenson, Rory Connelly and Shane Langan in ‘The Walshes’. Photograph: Allan Staley

It’s only the recent past, but television in Ireland was a different proposition in 2007. Netflix was something to which people in metropolitan Americ(...)

An ESPN report revisited Floyd Mayweather’s history of domestic abuse. Photograph: Getty

A lingering shadow hangs over Floyd Mayweather. As hundreds of journalists from around the world descend on Las Vegas this week to pour over every det(...)

A yoga, barre or spin class has become the new nine holes of golf

Sweatworking, the growing practice of meeting clients for a walk, a run or a fitness class, is elbowing networking out of bars and restaurants and int(...)