A file image of former Green Party TD Dan Boyle  who is hoping the Welsh Green Party can secure seats this week. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Green Party TD Dan Boyle hopes the Welsh Green Party can win seats in the Welsh Assembly elections which take place on Thursday. Mr Boyle, a G(...)

FM 104: owned by Belfast-based Wireless Group

Wireless Group will suffer revenue declines at its radio stations in Ireland in 2016 “as the recovery in Irish radio fails to take hold” and its ongoi(...)

The Crown: BBC wanted to make the series but “could not compete” financially with Netflix.

European broadcasters may not be doing enough to protect their core businesses in the wake of “a step-change in activity from US content players” in w(...)

Wireless said that factors behind the failure of UTV Ireland to capture a significant market share included consumer confusion around both re-tuning of digital receivers and also programming inconsistencies with the long established UTV Northern Ireland. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

Media group Wireless, the previous owners of television channels UTV and UTV Ireland, said on Thursday that it is targeting double digit profit growt(...)

The idea of becoming a journalist came from “watching Humphrey Bogart with a trilby on saying things like ‘hold the front page, sister’.” In retrospect he’s amazed at how easy it was.

Michael Parkinson has interviewed over 2,000 people. He recently had reason to review them all when compiling a DVD collection and he’ll be discussing(...)

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 (...)