The First Dates Ireland episode featuring  Ethan Miles, Mateo Saina and Alice Marr can be seen on RTÉ Player now.

It began life seven years ago as a desktop offering aimed at people who had missed programmes when they were broadcast, but RTÉ Player has since clock(...)

Giant Cosmic Egg: Artisan luxuries such as these have always surfaced at roughly this time of year. The difference, now, is that consumers don’t have to hunt them down in specialist enclaves

In the age of extreme food, chocolate has lost the run of itself. Take the Giant Cosmic Egg, made for Marks & Spencer by Earth’s own Lir Chocolat(...)

Jaclyn Craig aka Bumpkin Betty admitted she couldn’t actually drive, but angry petrolheads missed the point – it’s all about getting the brand into the blog space. Photograph: bumpkinbetty.com

Earlier this month London based-blogger Jaclyn Craig reviewed a car, the Peugeot 108, on her blog bumpkinbetty.com. Entitled “Spending a week with the(...)

RTÉ drama ‘Rebellion’ starring  Sarah Greene, Brian Gleeson, Charlie Murphy, Barry Ward and Ruth Bradley. The final episode will be broadcast on Sunday.

The viewer ratings for Rebellion, RTÉ’s 1916-themed costume drama, dropped for its penultimate episode on Sunday night, which concluded with the soun(...)

The new Saorview Connect service will make on-demand content available alongside the nine Saorview channels, while its set-top boxes will have greater functionality than the current generation of Saorview boxes and will bring the service more in line with pay-TV platforms.

RTÉ-owned television service Saorview will be available via a broadband-connected set-top box from later this year under a new partnership between RTÉ(...)

Aidan Gillen as Charles Haughey in the RTÉ drama series Charlie, which attracted an average viewership of 851,700 for its most-watched episode.

Irish adults watched an average of three hours and 30 minutes of television every day in 2015 – that’s more than 24 hours each week, according to the (...)

Saorview is, by one measure, Ireland’s largest TV platform, with 676,000 homes connecting to television this way, up from 607,000 a year earlier. Photograph: Thinkstock

Saorview, the terrestrial television platform operated by RTÉ subsidiary 2rn, has given itself a brand refresh in a bid to attract users tempted to “c(...)

Apple is said to have the potential to be the leading music subscription service some time in 2017

Apple has passed 10 million subscribers for its music streaming service, taking six months to hit a milestone its arch-rival Spotify took six years to(...)

Brendan O’Carroll as Mrs Brown. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Christmas special of Mrs Brown’s Boys, Mammy’s Christmas Punch, was the most popular festive programme on Irish television this year, with just un(...)

A woman looks at handbags on sale at a shop in Beijing:  Growth in China’s industrial production, a measure of output at factories, workshops and mines, fell to a six-month low in October. Photograph: Wang Zhaowang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

There have been a number of bearish reports on the outlook for China’s economy of late, mostly focusing on slowing economic growth and the prospects f(...)