When enterprising duo, Moya Doherty and John McColgan, took the world by storm with Riverdance in 1995 and the till started ringing to the tune of €9(...)

‘Irish Volunteers’ Adam Cahill and William Northey with Kildare’s Niall Kelly and Clare’s Tony Kelly at the announcement of the 1916 commemorative event at Croke Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

At first it appeared that the GAA’s media launch of their plans to commemorate the centenary of the1916 Rising had, like the event itself, officially (...)

Singer Una Healy on her RTÉ show Una’s Dream Ticket, which  Tyrone Productions Limited makes: the television firm suffered losses in 2014. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

Tyrone Productions Limited, the television company founded by Moya Doherty and John McColgan, made a loss of €62,747 in 2014, according to abridged ac(...)

Conductor David Brophy with Ed Sheeran on RTÉ’s ‘The High Hopes Choir’, which has been sold to UKTV. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

RTÉ has sold two of its series, The High Hopes Choir and Rachel Allen’s Coastal Cooking, to British digital broadcaster UKTV. The High Hopes Choir, a (...)

RTÉ chairwoman Moya Doherty with a bust of broadcaster Gay Byrne on RTÉ’s Donnybrook campus. Photograph: Eric Luke

Inside the RTÉ building known as Central, Moya Doherty explains why she has accepted only a three-year term as chairwoman of RTÉ’s board for now, i(...)

Broadcaster Ray D’Arcy. An Oireachtas committee has heard how sponsorship secured for D’Arcy’s new radio show more than covers his salary. File  photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Sponsorship secured for Ray D’Arcy’s new radio programme on RTÉ Radio 1 more than covers his annual salary, the new chair-designate of RTÉ has said. M(...)

 Siún Ní Raghallaigh, CEO Ardmore Studios. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Behind the security gates of Ardmore Studios outside Bray is a phantasmal world dedicated to some of the great characters of gothic horror literature.(...)

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, where the television and digital content industry has gathered this week for the MIPTV marketplace.

In an unexpected turn of events, the television and film industry’s love affair with zombies has now reached the, er, reality genre. Zombie Boo(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

TV3’s Niall Cogley  during the construction of the Sony HD Studio last year. Photograph: Eric Luke

What might a TV3 soap opera look like? According to director of content Jeff Ford, the soap should be aimed “first and foremost” at TV3’s Irish audien(...)