RTÉ director general Noel Curran who has announced his decision to stand down  in May 2016.

After five years in the biggest job in Irish broadcasting, RTÉ director-general Noel Curran has announced he will stand down in May 2016. Mr Curran, w(...)

Joi Gordon and Sonya Lennon on Dress for Success

Comedian and writer Tara Flynn talked publicly about her abortion for the first time at an Amnesty event at Electric Picnic, but this week on The 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(...)

Tom Lyons: second among business journalists on Twitter

Murray Consultants, one of the big beasts of the Irish corporate PR scene, dropped the “consultants” from its moniker this week. Just plain old Murra(...)

Who runs Ireland?

THE POLITICIANS ENDA KENNY Taoiseach Kenny holds the most powerful political position in the land. He is chief of the Cabinet, has the f(...)

Business, or more particularly the markets, have featured in this newspaper from its earliest days. Back in 1860, the paper carried a Market & Com(...)

THE Irish Times has received 29 nominations for the National Newspapers of Ireland Awards for 2013, more than any other newspaper. The newspaper domin(...)

 Philanthropist Chuck Feeney: has donated $6.5 billion worldwide and will cease his activities in Ireland by 2020. Photograph: Alan Betson

Atlantic Philanthropies, which makes charitable donations on behalf of its founder Chuck Feeney, has granted €14.85 million to State agency Pobal t(...)

Laura SlatteryProposed amendments to draft European data protection regulations will “wreak havoc” for digital companies in Europe, Irish online firms(...)

The Google Glass parodists are now probably hard at work on the Google Talking Shoe, but the oldies are still goodies. “When I saw Google had s(...)