Veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne presents his show on Lyric FM. Some 43 radio stations will become available on a single Irish Radio Player   app. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A new “Irish Radio Player” app featuring all 43 stations in the Republic will be unveiled shortly in a bid by the industry to recruit younger listener(...)

Bob Collins, chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, addressing a discussion on programme standards in the broadcasting media. Photograph: Alan Betson

Four-fifths of viewers and listeners have been offended by scenes or descriptions of rape, sexual assault or cruelty in Irish broadcasting, while h(...)

The tide of positive sentiment appears to have benefited the leaders of the establishment parties, with the satisfaction rating for Enda Kenny up two to 33 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

An important chapter in Ireland’s economic history closes later this week with our exit from the EU-IMF bailout programme.The latest Irish Times/Ipsos(...)

Independents such as Lucinda Creighton do not speak with one voice but represent ideas the mainstream parties have not developed, says Damian Loscher of Ipsos MRBI.

The latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll puts Fine Gael back in front on 26 per cent, a gain of two points since June.Bunched behind Fine Gael are Sinn (...)

Many of our childcare services are characterised by underpaid staff, weak enforcement of standards and a poor focus on quality education. Yet we’re(...)