Maria Walsh: TV3 has engaged her as part of its strategy to beat last year’s viewing figures of over 1.1 million viewers.

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh and Brian Ormond are to host TV3’s Christmas Toy Show as the station looks to build on last year’s numbers. The broa(...)

Don’t call it a comeback. No, really: don’t. For starters, that’s not quite how Brian McFadden sees things. The singer/talent show judge/TV presenter(...)

Gavin O Reilly: His Red Flag is opening a Paris office

The excellent RTÉ documentary this week on the travails of Sir Anthony O’Reilly included an interview with his oilman son, Tony Junior. Or JR for shor(...)

Billie Barry: told her young charges to watch and learn from other performers. Photograph: Collins Photos

The legacy of Billie Barry, who has died aged 87, will be measured finally not by the number of “ big name” stars her eponymous stage school turned ou(...)

Billie Barry sprinkled some showbiz glitter into the lives of generations of children, and you can never quite brush that off.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Thirty-three years ago, in an unglamorous hall in the north Dublin suburb of Marino, I had my first close encounter with showbiz. I was six years old (...)

Former Westlife singer Brian McFadden had a bit of a hissy fit at a Ryanair check-in desk in Liverpool this month after he arrived at the airport with(...)

U2 and Grammy winning producer Steve Lillywhite to present new RTÉ show.

Grammy-winning music producer Steve Lillywhite will front a new RTÉ series to look for original songwriters. Lillywhite has been a long-(...)

Bagpipe players march in the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York on Saturday. Photograph:   Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times

“Erin go brrr’ was the headline on the New York Post’s coverage of the city’s St Patrick’s Day parade yesterday, though freezing temperatures and s(...)