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(...)

Baz Ashmawy and his his mother, Nancy, star in Sky 1’s new show ‘50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy’

Sky 1 has found a new Irish star to follow in the footsteps of Martin Moone, and she is 71-year-old Nancy Ashmawy. The channel’s new factual entertain(...)

Former minister for communications Pat Rabbitte this week said he would bring in legislation to let An Post gain access to the subscriber data of companies such as Sky and UPC to tackle the “scourge” of television licence evasion.

Former minister for communications Pat Rabbitte this week said he would bring in legislation to let An Post gain access to the subscriber data of comp(...)

An Oireachtas television channel is to air in September which will coincide with the Dáil’s return from its summer recess. Housesholds with UPC, Sky o(...)

A Sky TV camera crew films the Offaly team before the championship clash against Kilkenny. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Both the GAA and Sky have dismissed concerns about worryingly low viewing figures in the opening four live matches of their new broadcast deal.The th(...)

Apart from Netflix, there are only a few media streaming services available to Irish customers

Netflix last week confirmed its plans for a price hike in its streaming services that will impact its users for the second time in a year. It wasn’t a(...)