World Cup Supporters’ Club: John Murray

We are, one might have noticed, in the midst of a mania that grips otherwise sensible individuals once every four years, when sound judgment is rep(...)

“We’re not just doing cute little stories for cute little girls in pink.” Sheila de Courcy, RTÉ head of children’s content, at the station’s  Montrose television studios

RTÉjr is celebrating its first birthday this week, and the channel will mark its new status as a one- year-old by staying up 10 minutes later e(...)

News At One’s anchor Áine Lawlor has to deal with dropped connections, dead air and discombobulated contributors Frantic activity: on the News at One, Áine Lawlor has to deal with dropped connections, dead air and discombobulated contributors

As one might expect when a potentially seismic political crisis breaks, an atmosphere of chaos and confusion prevails, as beleaguered public fi(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

 Duke Special played with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2013 at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.Photograph: Conor McCabe

“When bankers get together for dinner,” said Oscar Wilde, “they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money.” Wilde w(...)

Harvesting hope: Áine Lawlor

Difficult subjects make the best documentaries – if the stories are well told – though that doesn’t make them any easier to watch. And maybe it takes (...)

 Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a Dracula for the ‘Twilight’ generation: young, sexy, rich and a hit with the ladies

With so many screen adaptations of Bram Stoker’s novel, everyone has a favourite image of Dracula, from Bela Lugosi’s dramatically accented Drac-u-laa(...)

Weighty issues: the record of Jim Larkin’s arrest, which is on display at the Dublin Lockout exhibition at the National Library of Ireland. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Over the past century the labour movement in Ireland has had an ambivalent, if not hostile, relationship with the dominant political brand of national(...)

Presenter Sean O’Rourke said he was ‘excited’ at the prospect of taking over from Pat Kenny. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Seán O’Rourke said today he was “excited” at the prospect of taking over from Pat Kenny as presenter of the station’s mid-morn(...)

Fine Gael TD Áine Collins said the Dáil incident in which fellow TD Tom Barry pulled her onto his lap was not typical of Leinster House, and it was ti(...)