Proposals by Minister for Communications Alex White to designate the Six Nations rugby championship free-to-air on TV will be resisted by Fine Gael Ministers, according to party sources.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times.

Proposals by Minister for Communications Alex White to designate the Six Nations rugby championship free-to-air on TV will be resisted by Fine Gael Mi(...)

UPC and Eircom currently broadcast the channel and Saorview told the Oireachtas it would like to add it to its free-to-air platform.

Saorview, the State-funded digital television service, has told the Oireachtas it will cost more than €500,000 to broadcast Dáil and Seanad debates o(...)

Former English flanker Neil Back, one of TV3’s match analysts for its   Rugby World Cup coverage. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s success in retaining the Six Nations title last weekend has helped TV3 to cash in on its exclusive rights of the Rugby World Cup, which kick(...)

The Sun’s front page splash last Monday encouraging punters to sign up for One Big Switch.

Few partnerships between media organisations and commercial companies result in front page splashes, but One Big Switch managed that on Monday with co(...)

 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(...)

Lynda McQuaid, TV3 Group’s new director of content. Ms McQuaid will take up the position from April 2015.

TV3 Group has appointed Lynda McQuaid as director of content from April. From Dundalk, she is one of Ireland’s most experienced producers, with a CV t(...)

The title credits for Pat Kenny’s new “in-depth” chat show for UTV Ireland, to be filmed in the Round Room in Dublin’s Mansion House

Pat Kenny’s chat show for UTV Ireland will be called Pat Kenny in the Round and will be filmed in front of an audience in the Round Room in Dublin’s M(...)

Regular price increases from service providers, a greater range of choices and a feeling that there must be a cheaper alternative is leading many peop(...)

RTÉ has brought legal proceedings against TV3 over an alleged failure to pay a sum of about €1 million alleged to be outstanding for digital transmission services

RTÉ has brought legal proceedings against TV3 over an alleged failure to pay a sum of about €1 million alleged to be outstanding for digital transmiss(...)

Dude, where’s my hit?: journalist Jon Snow and doctor Christian Jessen on Drugs Live: Cannabis Dude, where’s my hit?: journalist Jon Snow and doctor Christian Jessen on Drugs Live: Cannabis

I’ve often murmured, “Are you on drugs?” as I’ve watched Jennie Bond gush about a royal hat, and I’ve often thought you’d have to be on drugs as Dr(...)