“The only way you achieve growth in broadcasting is by investing in content,” says TV3 chief executive David McRedmond. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

When Doughty Hanson bought TV3 in 2006, nobody ever expected that in 2015 it would still be its owner. This was a private equity play. The idea was t(...)

TV3 Group has been sold to UPC for €80 million. An extra €7 million will be payable if TV3 hits  targets in the future.

TV3 Group has been sold to UPC, the company owned by US cable giant Liberty Global for €80 million. An additional €7 million will be payable if TV3 hi(...)

Richard Burke: The case taken by him over RTÉ’s Mission to Prey will go down as a minor postscript to what was, more generally, a major embarrassment of a programme. Photograph: Collins/Courts

A former archbishop has settled his action against RTÉ and, significantly, no damages have been paid by the broadcaster. The case taken by Richard Bur(...)

 Keith Wood: former Ireland captain will features in TV3’s coverage of the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Rugby World Cup, Red Rock and Big Brother feature prominently in TV3’s autumn-winter schedule. New programmes will include a documentary se(...)

At DCU for the Digital News Consumption Conference were: Dr David Levy , director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism; Michael O’Keeffe, chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland; Dr Jane Suiter, director of DCU Institute for Future Media and Journalism and John Mulholland, editor of the ‘Observer’. Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells

Former tánaiste Michael McDowell was “chancing his arm” when he said new regulations on media holdings should allow existing arrangements to be challe(...)

A compromise has been reached in the action by RTÉ against TV3 over alleged failure to pay about €1 million alleged to be outstanding for digital transmission services.

A compromise has been reached in the action by RTÉ against TV3 over alleged failure to pay about €1 million alleged to be outstanding for digital tran(...)

Labour TD Pat Rabbitte with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland chief executive Michael O’Keeffe: “The BAI is particularly pleased to have been able to support a number of projects associated with the 1916 Rising and we look forward to seeing these on our screens next year.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Three television projects about the Easter Rising have received €1.3 million in funding from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). The money f(...)

Stephen and Jack Teeling pictured outside their new distillery in Newmarket Square. Photograph: Irish Times/Dave Meehan 5:43

Dublin’s first new whiskey distillery in 125 years will open its doors to the public on Saturday morning. The €10 million Teeling distillery in Dubli(...)

US-based cable TV giant Liberty Global, owned by  Irish-American businessman John Malone (above), is conducting due diligence on Irish  TV3 with a view to buying the business. Liberty Global  owns the UPC Ireland cable TV, telephone and broadband company. File photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

US-based cable TV giant Liberty Global is conducting due diligence on Irish terrestrial broadcaster TV3 with a view to buying the business. According(...)

TV3’s studios. It is unlikely that INM, will try to buy the for-sale station.

“No action is recommended.” In its review of the 14 submissions to the consultation on its draft media mergers guidelines, now finalised and published(...)