Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte said the new public service broadcasting charge, which will replace the current licence fee, is unlikely to be ready until next year but could end up bringing in more revenue than the present licence fee. Photograph: David Sleator

The new public service broadcasting charge cannot be seen as a panacea for all the difficulties of Irish media, the Minister for Communications(...)

The name plate of the Harcourt Street offices for the The Sunday Business Post and The Irish Examiner. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The former chairman of Thomas Crosbie Holdings (TCH) Alan Crosbie has said that he did not have the financial resources to invest in the compan(...)

Up to 400 contributors are understood to be owed money by Thomas Crosbie Holdings Ltd, which went into receivership on March 6th with most of the company's titles being bought by a new company, Landmark Media Investment Ltd. Photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Freelance journalists and photographers owed thousands of euro by the former publishers of the Irish Examiner (...)