Let’s bail: Peter Coonan as David Drumm and and Morgan Jones as Seán FitzPatrick in The Guarantee

It’s only been six years since the imminent collapse of Anglo- Irish Bank inspired the sitting government to guarantee the holdings of that institu(...)

TV3 Group’s forthcoming “man versus machine” game show the Algorithm has been selected as one of the “hot pick” formats at this week’s Mipcom entertai(...)

To the rescue? Non-bank finance is aimed at SMEs badly hit by the lack of credit, which is stifling the recovery

Eugene O’Callaghan was appointed director of the National Pensions Reserve Fund in April 2010, just six months before Ireland required a massive Europ(...)

Sybil Mulcahy: reporting for TV3 magazine show Life.

TV3’s new evening magazine show Life is warming up ahead of its January launch by asking social media users to get in touch if they have any news or s(...)

Tadhg Kilbride (2), from Dunshaughlin, Co Meath on the third and final day of the National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co Laois. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Leader of the Opposition stands in a marquee, in the middle of a farm, at the height of Ireland’s biggest agricultural showcase. He has an importa(...)

Surprise surprise: Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black

Back in the heyday of light entertainment, Cilla Black was huge, a proper television personality whose shows Surprise Surprise and Blind Date were rat(...)

Muckross Park Hotel: the receiver has  increased turnover to more than €5m and the trading surplus to about €200,000

The profitable Muckross Park Hotel and Spa in Killarney, Co Kerry, owned by businessman Bill Cullen and his partner Jackie Lavin until it was put into(...)

Peep show: Women on the Inside

Filming in a prison has to be a nightmare, what with all the permissions required and the restrictions, but the director of Women on the Inside (RTÉ O(...)

Darren Kennedy: presenting new fashion show for autumn

After two years when the station has had no fashion series – Off the Rails bowed out after 15 years in 2012 – RTÉ Two has taken on trend-spotting mave(...)

Country music star Lisa McHugh with Irish music legends Foster and Allen at the launch of the Irish TV autumn schedule in Dublin. Photograph: Andres Poveda

“Is this going to be wall-to-wall Killinaskully?” That’s what a friend asked Irish TV chief executive Pierce O’Reilly about his autumn schedule. Rathe(...)