Actor Tom Vaughan-Lawlor from “Love/Hate” and “Late Late Show” presenter Ryan Tubridy, at the announcement of RTÉ’s new schedule at Donnybrook yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

“That’s beyond my interest-level to be honest,” said Ryan Tubridy (above with Tom Vaughan-Lawlor of Love/Hate) at RTÉ One’s season launch yesterday as(...)

Dublin supporters on Hill 16 during Sunday’s game against Monaghan. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan

Last weekend saw the curtain come down on the first year of the GAA’s exclusive rights deal with Sky Sports. Saturday’s football quarter-finals were t(...)

Matt Williams (right) with UTV Ireland commercial director Daragh Byrne. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography.

UTV Media has appointed Matt Williams as group director of trading in Ireland. Based in Dublin, he will be responsible for UTV’s trading strategies in(...)

Awesome: squeezing into shot at Fianna Fáil’s 2009 ardfheis

Television was invented 90 years ago. Irish television is more than 50 years old. As far back as the 1950s people could make home movies. By the 19(...)

Peter Coonan as David Drumm in The Guarantee

One of the two dramatic characters in the main picture above is a foul-mouthed egotist who is paranoid about his enemies and deeply entangled in the p(...)

From l-r: Element Pictures’ Andrew Lowe, Company Pictures’ John Yorke, Element’s Ed Guiney and  show runner Peter McKenna  at a TV3 event in May. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

TV3 is to turn its new soap opera Red Rock into a feast of product placement, offering advertisers the opportunity to promote other brands via the tw(...)

Mary Curtis: ‘A lot of people record their programmes now. The challenge is to monetise that. It’s difficult, because people zip through the ads.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

UTV Ireland is based in Macken House in Dublin, just behind the O2. The big windows on the ground floor are closed off with paper. The reception ar(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has signalled that any revision of Ireland’s immigration laws would be unlikely to result in asylum seekers be(...)

Box office: Conor McGregor defeated Brazil’s Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night in the O2, Dublin. Photograph: Rodrigo Romos/INPHO

Saturday night’s Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Night garnered an average of 257,500 viewers for TV3 Group’s 3e, with the audience peaking(...)

Offaly’s Brian Carroll is tackled by goalkeeper Darren Gleeson, Michael Cahill and Padraic Maher of Tipperary during their hurling qualifier. Just 27,800 tuned in to watch the game on Sky Sports.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Sky Sports will broadcast its first double bill of live championship matches this Saturday evening on the back of continuingly modest viewing figures(...)