Exit stage left: Garth Brooks in Croke Park in January. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Many years ago, the English comedian Alexei Sayle joked that anything could be justified so long as it was for charity, the punchline being that if(...)

Fianna Fáil European candidate Mary Fitzpatrick speaks to reporters as counting begins in  count centre at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: PA

With over 600 of the 949 city and council seats filled, there have been some dramatic trends emerging on the second day of the count.Perhaps the most (...)

Knowing potboiler: Timothy Dalton and Eva Green in Penny Dreadful

On an unseasonably warm February evening I took a short cut through Henrietta Street in Dublin and found myself walking through the set of Penny Dread(...)

George Clooney might be hot property on the marriage market, but when it comes to shifting magazines in Ireland, he’s not a patch on Marty Whelan. Whe(...)

Both 2fm’s Ryan Tubridy (above) and his Today FM rival Ray D’Arcy recorded audience declines. Photograph: Frank Miller

RTÉ Radio presenters Ronan Collins, Claire Byrne and Dave Fanning were among the individual winners in the latest snapshot of Irish radio ratings, but(...)

David McCullagh will replace Pat Kenny as Prime Time presenter when the show returns later this week.

RTÉ’s Political Correspondent David McCullagh has been appointed as a presenter on Prime Time, replacing Pat Kenny. Mr McCullagh will join Miriam O’Ca(...)

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(...)

The new Broadcast Authority of Ireland (BAI) code of Fairness, Objectivity and Impartiality in news and current affairs came into effect on Monday. A (...)

Touch of melancholy: David and Sally Shaw-Smith, from In Good Hands

There was always a touch of melancholy about Hands, David and Sally Shaw-Smith’s award-winning documentary series about the decline of traditional cra(...)

Moya Doherty (left) with Women on Air chairwoman Caroline Erskine, broadcasters Áine Lawlor and Ursula Halligan and Women on Air founder Margaret E Ward (right), in the grounds of RTÉ. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Women on Air, the campaign group for better gender representation in broadcast media founded by journalist and Clear Ink chief executive Margar(...)