Irish poet and playwright William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939) who received the Nobel prize for literature in 1923. Photograph: George C Beresford/Getty Images

During one of the headline events of his birthday celebration in Sligo, WB Yeats’ granddaughter Caitriona briefly shared a stage with Mary Plunkett gr(...)

‘On Tuesday when the Taoiseach began to tell the Dáil that he has “been a supporter for a very long time of the idea that Dáil questions should be answered as fully and as completely as possible” the Opposition laughed in his face.’ Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

In January 1992, Mr Justice Liam Hamilton, while chairing the long and expensive beef tribunal felt compelled to make the following observation: “If t(...)

Bryan Dobson of RTÉ, Catherine Walsh of The Reputations Agency, Sarah McCabe of the Business Journalists Association of Ireland, and Mary Murray, Dublin Simon Community, launching this year’s Business Journalists Association of Ireland annual corporate quiz. Photography: Conor Healy

The Business Journalists Association of Ireland has raised €48,000 for the Dublin Simon Community at its annual corporate challenge quiz. Held on Thur(...)

RTÉ’s Bryan Dobson, the Reputations Agency’s Catherine Walsh, the Business Journalists’ Association of Ireland’s Sarah McCabe and Dublin Simon Community’s Mary Murray launching the 15th annual quiz, in aid of Dublin Simon Community. Photograph: conor healy

What is the highest possible break in snooker? (No, it’s not 147.) What is, when calculated via its share price, the most valuable company on the I(...)

  Presenters Brian Carney and Rachel Wyse with hurling analysts Jamesie O’Connor and Ollie Canning ahead of the the first ever Sky Sports GAA broadcast between Kilkenny and Offaly at Nolan Park on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

The Big Day was upon us, Gaelic Games’ debut on Sky. It being Sky you’d have anticipated a spectacular opening, perhaps Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney a(...)

Pictured at the launch of the 14th Annual Business Journalists Association of Ireland (BJAI) Corporate Challenge were: Niall Quinn, The Reputations Agency; Ciara Bermingham, Dublin Simon Community; RTE’s Bryan Dobson; Gina Kelly, BT Ireland and Mr Justice Peter Kelly

The Radisson hotel in Dublin city centre is the venue next Wednesday evening for the annual Corporate Deathmatch, sorry, Corporate Challenge in aid of(...)

Diarmaid MacCulloch, professor of the history of the Church at Oxford University: fell away from the church after being prevented from progressing beyond the post of deacon

Changing Attitude Ireland, a Church of Ireland group which promotes equality for LBGT people, has been invited to appear before the Church of Ireland (...)

Presenter Eileen Dunne in the “warmer” studio, billed by executive producer John O’Regan as “a refresh rather than a complete revamp”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

RTÉ will tonight unveil a new design on its main news bulletins, with the team behind the changes describing the look as “warmer”, “more contemp(...)

“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(...)

Bryan Dobson referred to ’idiots’ behind interviewee during news broadcast. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Seven complaints against RTE television’s Six One News have been rejected by the Broadcasti(...)