Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce: in Dublin to be honoured for his contribution to the global aviation industry. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Alan Joyce, the Irish chief executive of Australian airline Qantas, has passed the toughest test of his career with flying colours. The company has ju(...)

The project to sell off part of the Montrose campus to fund investment is under way. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dee Forbes takes over as director general of RTÉ at a moment when her predecessor and his management team have successfully steered the broadcaster th(...)

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This was an excellent week for traditional broadcasting values in Ireland. From its live rolling coverage of the weekend’s Easter Rising commemoratio(...)

Wireless said that factors behind the failure of UTV Ireland to capture a significant market share included consumer confusion around both re-tuning of digital receivers and also programming inconsistencies with the long established UTV Northern Ireland. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

Media group Wireless, the previous owners of television channels UTV and UTV Ireland, said on Thursday that it is targeting double digit profit growt(...)

The Government plans to award two subsidised contracts for the rollout of high-speed broadband across rural Ireland later this year. The scheme is likely to cost up to €1.5 billion, with the State expected to stump up half the money. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Telecoms firm Enet has signalled its intention to bid for the Government’s rural broadband scheme. The tender will be awarded later this year. The co(...)

Anything but Sky News: big screens in public spaces are the perfect opportunity to promote cultural offerings

We are surrounded by screens in public places, but to watch many of them you’d think we lived in another country. Most public places have a screen s(...)

Eir, the State’s largest broadband provider, and Siro, the ESB-Vodafone joint venture, are seen as the front runners in the bidding process. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

More than 10 potential bidders have registered an interest in the Government’s rural broadband project through the State’s eTenders website. The Gov(...)

Vodafone Ireland’s Anne O’Leary and Ciaran Barrett: Vodafone Ireland is offering access to more than 100 TV and radio channels, along with restart TV, wireless multiroom technology and Netflix. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

It may be hard to believe now but less than 20 years ago general election candidates were running on the issue of whether their communities could rece(...)

The announcement that Xtra-vision was finally closing will come as no surprise to anyone who has been observing trends in video and entertainment consumption. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It is no consolation to the hundreds of people who lost their jobs this week, but the announcement that Xtra-vision was finally closing will come as n(...)

David Bowie was the first major artist to securitise royalty streams, selling $55 million worth of “Bowie Bonds” in 1997. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

David Bowie had a gift for grasping the zeitgeist. In business the term is “staying relevant”. Behind the fey, otherworldly personas, Bowie was a sh(...)