The X Factor:  viewers who up until now could choose between UTV and TV3 may find that the latter has become their only option for programmes such as The X Factor

Down at the site of what used to be a tobacco factory in Dublin 8, TV3 has been doing some filming. The hard set for its soap opera Red Rock is there,(...)

UTV Ireland is on track to launch its Irish television channel inJanuary 2015 featuring presenters Alison Comyn and Pat Kenny.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Revenues at broadcasting group UTV eased back to a 3 per cent increase in the third quarter to September 30th, with a further strengthening in sterlin(...)

Deirdre Somers: in the news this week.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Deirdre Somers, chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange, was in the news this week after the exchange held a press conference extolling its contr(...)

The  interior of the Newstalk newsroom. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Newstalk has today announced a new deal to provide a news service to the UTV group of radio stations:It will provide national and international news, (...)

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(...)