Trade and investment minister Arlene Foster said it is encouraging that both the jobless rate and the numbers of people claiming benefits have fallen in the North.

An international law firm whose clients include the producers of two Oscar 2015 nominated movies are among eight Derry-based companies who collectivel(...)

UTV Ireland:  news bulletins got off to a decent start. Photograph: Eric Luke

After one week on air, UTV Ireland is starting to come into focus, although the picture is not perfectly crisp just yet. The soaps are being wa(...)

Host Graham Norton during filming for “The Graham Norton Show” in London. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

In this autumn-winter autobiography season, two memoirs should leap out to both aspiring broadcasters and anyone even vaguely interested in how on-air(...)

 Graham Norton during filming of the Graham Norton Show for the BBC in  London. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA

It’s all too easy, and increasingly prevalent, particularly in the biographies of our sporting heroes, to use the stories of their life and times as a(...)

Bono photographed in Norway in June 2012. The singer has revealed the reason he wears sunglasses. He has glaucoma. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

U2 frontman Bono has revealed the mystery behind his trademark sunglasses. He has glaucoma.Bono told TV chat show host Graham Norton he had suffered f(...)

Peep show: Women on the Inside

Filming in a prison has to be a nightmare, what with all the permissions required and the restrictions, but the director of Women on the Inside (RTÉ O(...)

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How can you tell for certain that you’ve arrived? Well, if you get to be interviewed within an exhibition dedicated to your most famous creation, t(...)

Summer holiday: Graham Norton at BBC Radio 2

Everybody knows Graham Norton, but it takes some effort to recall Jack Docherty. In Ireland, where the UK television station Channel 5 was largely una(...)

The head of Ireland’s largest State-owned bank is selling his west Cork holiday home for €3.7million. AIB chief executive David Duffy will be hopin(...)

Host Graham Norton during filming of the Graham Norton Show, at the London Studios, central London. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Chat-show host and comedian, Graham Norton remains Ireland’s best paid broadcaster earning €2.83 million in fees last year.The popular BBC presenter i(...)