Galway harbour. The first phase of the proposed €126 million port expansion into south Galway Bay involves reclamation of almost 27 hectares of foreshore and seabed. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

State wildlife experts have “key outstanding concerns” about the implications of the Galway harbour expansion plan, an oral hearing has heard. (...)

Fionnan Sheahan replaces Claire Grady, who unexpectedly stepped down as editor in August after just a year in the job.

Political journalist Fionnan Sheahan has been appointed editor of the Irish Independent while the paper’s executive editor, Cormac Bourke, has been ap(...)

Sunday Independent journalists bid farewell to editor Anne Harris lastnight. Photograph: David Conachy

Anne Harris, the editor of The Sunday Independent, received a “knock down” from her staff on Saturday night as she ended her career leading the countr(...)

Bono: “oops” – how Bono began his apology for the Apple stunt in which U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ album was automatically downloaded to iTunes accounts.   Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A is for Adnan Syed. Convicted of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, the Baltimore man’s case is the subject of this year’s most talked-about investig(...)

Early in Tommy: To Tell You the Truth (RTÉ One, Monday) I began to think about Steven Slater. He’s the flight attendant who resigned in spectacular fa(...)

Boston major Marty Walsh during his election campaign last year. photograph: jim davis/boston globe via getty images

Marty Walsh, the new mayor of Boston whose aircraft was due to touch down in Shannon at about 6am this morning, is most welcome in the country of his (...)

The Late Late Show will be given a “new look” during its forthcoming season, says RTÉ Television managing director Glen Killane.

The Late Late Show will be given a “new look” in January. RTÉ Television managing director Glen Killane said the changes on RTÉ’s flagship chat sho(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland received  four  complaints from viewers over the broadcasting of an apology by presenter Brendan O’Connor arising out of an interview with drag queen artist Rory O’Neill, aka Panti Bliss.

The broadcasting watchdog has upheld RTÉ’s right to apologise to the Iona Institute and John Waters over an allegation of homophobia which surfaced on(...)

“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(...)

Alan Hynes pictured arriving at a hearing with the Chartered Accountants’ Regulatory Board earlier this week. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Wexford accountant Alan Hynes has said he never misappropriated or diverted funds invested in property projects with which he was associated. (...)