Peep show: Women on the Inside

Filming in a prison has to be a nightmare, what with all the permissions required and the restrictions, but the director of Women on the Inside (RTÉ O(...)

TV3 commercial director Pat Kiely: said the advertising sector is “clamouring for more collaboration across platforms”. Photograph: Peter Thursfield 98/6/304

Increased collaboration between TV3 and Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp is part of the TV station’s plans for combating the increased competition that (...)

Coronation Street: exclusive ITV Studios programming on UTV

Irish people watch Irish-made television. We might hate it sometimes, but if there is one thing audience ratings prove time and time again, it is t(...)

UTV Media group chief executive John McCann speaking in Dublin last November at the announcement of its channel plans Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

UTV Media has been given the regulatory go-ahead to launch a television channel in the Republic in January 2015. The Broadcasting Authority of (...)

UTV’s new Dublin-based television channel is to begin broadcasting in January next year.UTV Ireland, which is expected to create at least 100 jobs, wi(...)

John Purcell, chairman of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI): . “Unfortunately, as for many media organisations, my role at the moment is making ends meet . . . Many organisations are straining to keep the show on the road. Photograph: Pat Moore.

New year, newish rules for Ireland’s media industry as it adjusts to a reality in which a social media news agency (Storyful) can command a purchase p(...)

Managing director of UTV Television Michael Wilson speaking at a press conference Dublin yesterday to announce their new TV station. Photograph: PA

What does UTV mean to television viewers in the Republic? Group chief executive John McCann says the station has been “part of the social fabric of Ir(...)

 Michael Wilson (left) managing director of UTV Television and John McCann, group chief executive, UTV Media, announcing plans to launch  a new Irish TV channel yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

More than 50 years after it became the first commercial television station in Ireland, UTV is launching a new Dublin-based television channel directly(...)

The Irish radio market fell 15 per cent in the first half of the year, according to UTV

A pessimist would look at UTV Media’s trading statement this week and shudder at its estimate that the Irish radio market fell 15 per cent in the firs(...)

Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United. BT said it believed deals would be in place before the start of the next football season.

BT Ireland is in advanced talks with Sky, UPC and a number of other companies to make its new sports channels available to pay-television subsc(...)