The GAA said  the current free-to-air list of events, which included the  All-Ireland hurling and football finals, was appropriate and it did not wish to propose or exclude other events. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Broadcaster Sky has told the Government there is no case for including sporting events on a designated “free-to-air” list and said the policy amounte(...)

Minister for Communications Alex White: submissions received from media organisations on media mergers guidelines “very mixed in their perspectives”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Government’s guidelines on media mergers are set to be finalised and then published in the next few weeks, says Minister for Communications Alex W(...)

RTÉ chairwoman Moya Doherty: told Oireachtas committee hearing the broadcaster needed “much more certainty” about its future. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The media market remains highly competitive, with no room for complacency, RTÉ employees were advised yesterday at briefings given by director-general(...)

Horse Racing Ireland and the Greyhound Board, the State bodies that oversee horse and dog racing in the Republic, are likely to welcome any progress with the Betting Amendment Bill. Photograph: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

A Bill that will pave the way for State to tax online gambling will go before cabinet today, sparking speculation that it will finally become law by t(...)