Potential overseas sales: Emmet (Daithí MacSuibhne) and Ama (Donna Anita Nikolaisen) in RTÉ’s drama Fair City.

Fair City and Bridget & Eamon are among the programmes RTÉ will be promoting to potential international buyers at next week’s MIPTV television mar(...)

2fm and Image Now, the design consultants that won a public tender to devise the station’s branding strategy, insist there are no quick fixes.

When Dan Healy, head of 2fm, first saw the station’s new logo he thought of a Brigid’s cross - a symbol RTÉ used prominently in decades past. “We wer(...)

They’re with the band: stars of ‘Eipic’,  Fionn Foley, Cian O’Baoill, Fionnuala Gygax, Roisin Ni Cheilleachair and Daire O’Muiri. Photograph: Bryan Brophy

When the final appraisal of 1916-related TV programmes is done, Eipic (TG4, Thursday) will surely be the most lateral. In the drama, set in a fictiona(...)

Vogue Williams and Angela Scanlon during an announcement of a new season of programmes on RTÉ Two at RTÉ studios in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The 1916 centenary looms large for many Irish media groups, but how does a television channel aimed at 15-34-year-olds approach the topic? By commissi(...)

Heavy lifting: Mark Ryan and John Kennedy of the HSA stand at the National Ploughing Championships. Photograph: Alan Betson

Metropolitan sophisticates holding forth on livestock, urbane presenters recalling their rural roots and notables falling over themselves to pay ho(...)

Falling short: Bernard O’Shea, Jennifer Maguire and Keith Walsh of Breakfast Republic

As the show in the vanguard of the revolutionary makeover under way at 2FM, Breakfast Republic (weekdays) carries an unfair burden of expectati(...)

Former Westlife singer Nicky Byrne (L) is to replace Colm Hayes on 2fm in the coming weeks.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Former Westlife singer Nicky Byrne is to replace Colm Hayes on 2fm. Byrne will present the 11am to 1pm slot, taking over from Hayes who moved there in(...)

Republic of Telly hosts Bernard O’Shea and Jennifer Maguire (above) have been announced as the new presenters of RTÉ 2fm’s breakfast show.

Republic of Telly hosts Bernard O’Shea and Jennifer Maguire have been announced as the new presenters of RTÉ 2fm’s breakfast show. They will be joined(...)

2fm is preparing to court its “key 20-44 demographic” by hiring Republic of Telly presenters Jennifer Maguire (above) and Bernard O’Shea to host its breakfast show.

‘It takes some feat of strength to survive and remain relevant,” Ryan Tubridy says on air. Later, he offers another theory. “The ones that are a bi(...)

Comedians Dermot Whelan and Bernard O’Shea are the (blue) faces of the Blue September campaign

If you’re a woman and are only vaguely aware that this is Blue September, then the targeting of the new, month-long cancer awareness campaign is worki(...)