Sky’s shares were up 4.4 per cent at 1,084 pence in early trading, giving the group a market capitalisation of £18.6 billion

Shares in Sky rose 5 per cent on Monday, topping the FTSE 100 leaderboard, after a media report said the Murdoch family had rebuffed two offers for th(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (L) and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (R) visit the harbour in the village of Mullaghmore in Ireland on May 20, 2015 where the prince’s great-uncle Lord Mountbatten was killed in an IRA explosion in 1979. Photograph: Arthur Edwards/AFP/Getty Images

Prince Charles drew Irish viewers to Sky News last week, according to the broadcaster. It says its live coverage of his “emotional trip” to Ireland, i(...)

Minister for Communications Alex White: Signalled intention to introduce previously mooted law allowing An Post to access customer data held by commercial television operators such as Sky and UPC

The Government will not replace the television licence fee with a household-based broadcasting charge until it has “built public understanding and sup(...)

Rory McIlroy – fell 14 shots behind leader Jordan Spieth after bogeying the first hole. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Not Watching The Masters, Day Two. The tournament has chug-chugged along on its merry way in Augusta but for all of it we’ve seen, it may as well be i(...)

Red Rock: the Garda soap goes out at 9.30pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays on TV3+1, which has been added to the Sky platform

TV3’s “plus one” channel, TV3+1, has been added to the Sky television platform, the largest in Ireland, on channel 117. This means a one-hour delayed (...)

 Mickey O’Rourke, Setanta Sports. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

“That’s Asia and that’s Kazakhstan on that screen there,” says Mickey O’Rourke, co-founder and owner of Setanta Sports, pointing at various monitors a(...)

Sky have agreed  to fork out €5.36 billion over the three seasons starting in August of next year for 378 Premier League games. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Those who flip the burgers and tend the car parks at Premier League grounds may cling to the hope that the new Sky and BT deals will result in someth(...)

Irish TV viewing figures in 2014 were unchanged on 2013

The nation’s fondness for watching television continued unabated in 2014, with figures compiled by Nielsen for industry ratings body Tam Ireland sugge(...)

The Premier League is to introduce regular Friday night live matches and make more soccer available on TV than ever as it attempts to top its last €3.(...)

“We’re open to any partners who want to join us,” the Ceann Comhairle of the Dáil, Seán Barrett, said in his remarks.   Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Representatives of UPC, Sky and Eircom were all present at the formal launch of Oireachtas TV, the dedicated television channel of the Houses of the O(...)