UTV executives: Mary Curtis, head of channel, Michael Wilson, managing director UTV Television and John Mc Cann group chief executive. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Mary Curtis is stepping down as head of UTV Ireland, its outgoing owner UTV Media has announced. She will leave the channel in early February. Michae(...)

Shares in Paddy Power declined 1.6% to €121.10 on the day that shareholders in the Irish company and in rival Betfair paved the way for the creation of an €8bn  gambling giant

European shares fell yesterday, giving up earlier gains as losses in Spain and a rise in the euro weighed on the region’s stock markets. The pan-Europ(...)

People walk past a picture of Spain’s acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy outside the People’s Party (PP) headquarters in Madrid

European shares edged higher on Monday, buoyed by gains in carmaker Volkswagen and telecoms equipment manufacturer Ericsson, although an inconclusive (...)

A farmer with a bucket of slop - an image from UTV Ireland’s on-screen brand “refresh”, unveiled in September.

Another year in the triumphs and travails of the media and there is one puzzle with the power to fox daily. Not why is every YouTube celebrity some(...)

Liberty Global has built a commanding position on the continent, snapping up Virgin Media in the UK, Ziggo in the Netherlands, TV3 in Ireland, and Unitymedia, Germany’s second largest cable operator.

John Malone, the “cable cowboy”, lassoed another blockbuster deal this month when his Liberty Global agreed a $5.4 billion (€5.1 billion) takeover of (...)

Mickey O’Rourke, the majority shareholder and co-founder of Setanta Sports. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland’s biggest telecoms group Eir is in talks to acquire Setanta Sports, the Dublin-based pay television broadcaster. The Irish Times has learned (...)

John Malone-backed Liberty Global has offered to buy Cable & Wireless Communications for £3.6 billion (€5.1bn) to extend its reach in the Caribbean.(Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

John Malone-backed Liberty Global has offered to buy Cable & Wireless Communications for £3.6 billion (€5.1bn) to extend its reach in the Caribbe(...)

RTÉ drops the ball on rugby as a result of a smart tackle from TV3.  Photograph: Alan Betson

That Six Nations rugby is on the move from 2018 is a reflection of the deepening pockets at TV3, which is in the process of being bought by media gian(...)

Pat Kenny at the launch of UTV Ireland  in Dublin in August 2014. The station was launched with much fanfare but has struggled to perform since. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Belfast based media group UTV plans to sell its television assets, including its subsidiary UTV Ireland, to ITV plc for £100 million (€136m). F(...)

A Halloween date with Houdini
  • Travel
  • October 17, 2015, 01:14

Are you interested in finding out once and for all whether there is life after death? And would like to commune with someone who has been dead for 89 (...)