Sean O’Rourke, Mary Curtin, Francis C Carty and Colm Boland who were awarded recipients of Life Time Membership of the NUJ at a ceremony in the GPO. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

RTÉ broadcaster Seán O’Rourke has requested that, when the time comes, he is buried with a copy of the Connacht Tribune newspaper. Reflecting on his g(...)

Maeve O’Rourke (right) photographed at a Justice for Magdalenes press conference earlier this year with (from left) Mari Steed, Claire McGettrick and Katherine O’Donnell.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The only legal representative for the voluntary advocacy group ‘Justice for Magdalenes’ has been announced as the Family Law Awards 2013 Pro Bono Lawy(...)

Presenter Sean O’Rourke said he was ‘excited’ at the prospect of taking over from Pat Kenny. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Seán O’Rourke said today he was “excited” at the prospect of taking over from Pat Kenny as presenter of the station’s mid-morn(...)

Presenter Seán O’Rourke on the set of The Week in Politics.

The veteran RTÉ news and current affairs broadcaster Seán O’Rourke is to be announced as successor to Pat Kenny’s morning radio show. O’Rourke, who cu(...)

Jockeys stand for a minute’s silence yesterday at the Galway Races in deference to the late broadcaster Colm Murray. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Colm Murray, one of Ireland’s best-loved broadcasters, died yesterday from motor neurone disease. He was 61. Tributes were paid to a man whose gentle (...)

Imagine being the only person to respond to your own newspaper appeal? This was the rather dispiriting situation that Seán Keane found himself in duri(...)