UTV Ireland commercial director Daragh Byrne (left), head of channel Mary Curtis and managing director of UTV Television Michael Wilson watch as ‘Mr Selfridge’ star Jeremy Piven delivers the message that UTV Ireland is now open for business, at an event held in Dublin.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Apple may be tied to Ireland via its complicated tax arrangements and a workforce of 4,000 in Cork, but there is one thing it doesn’t do here: adve(...)

Pat Kenny is set to present a new peak-time series on  UTV Ireland, which is to be launched in early 2015. The media group said today that it has incurred £0.5m in start-up costs so far for the new channel but that it expects it to turn a profit in Q2 2015. Photograph: Maxwells

Media group UTV pointed to a strong recovery in each of its advertising markets, helped by the World Cup, as it reported revenue growth of 13 per cent(...)

Pat Kenny with Alison Comyn at UTV Ireland’s photocall in Dublin last week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Kingspan and UTV Media are both due to report interim results tomorrow. Building materials company Kingspan is expected to post first half revenue of (...)

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 Pat Kenny at the Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square for the announcement that he will host a new television show on UTV Ireland.   Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Pat Kenny will host a new television show on UTV Ireland, the station due to launch on January 5th. Mr Kenny said “the timing was absolutely perfect f(...)

TalkSport has the exclusive rights to provide official live commentary on all 380 English Premier League matches in any language to listeners around the world, excluding the UK and Republic of Ireland. Photograph: PA

UTV Media’s radio station TalkSport has extended its agreement with the English Premier League for the global audio rights to football matches until 2(...)

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(...)

Ed Sheeran fans queue before an intimate gig for RTE 2fm  in front of an invited audience of listeners at RTE Radio studios. Dan Healy, the controller of 2fm, has said it is a matter of public record that he has been given between 24 and 36 months to turn the station around.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

The controller of 2fm has said it is a matter of public record that he has been given between 24 and 36 months to turn the station around. Dan Healy (...)

Coronation Street barmaid Tina McIntyre, played by Michelle Keegan, in a scene from the ITV soap. Photograph: Joseph Scanlon/ITV/PA Wire

With just a little more than six months to go before its planned launch date of January 1st, 2015, UTV Ireland is holding a briefing session for indep(...)

UTV Media’s group chief executive John McCann at the launch of a new Irish TV channel UTV Ireland last year. Revenue at the Belfast-based firm rose 7 per cent in the first three months of the year. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Revenue at UTV media rose 7 per cent as trading conditions improved in the run-up to the World Cup this summer. The firm, which owns Irish stations Q1(...)