UTV Media agreed last year to sell its two television channels UTV and UTV Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

UTV plans to return €73 million (£55 million) in cash to shareholders following the sale of its television division to ITV. In a transaction and tra(...)

UTV executives: Mary Curtis, head of channel, Michael Wilson, managing director UTV Television and John Mc Cann group chief executive. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

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UTV Ireland is expected to post a loss of £11.5 million for 2015

A resolution on the sale of UTV’s television business to ITV has been passed with over 99 per cent of shareholders voting in favour of the deal. The (...)

Dole queue: Irish live register (Nov) figures will be released on Tuesday.  Photograph: Frank Miller
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