Triumphant: Ryan Tubridy. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

As Irish radio personalities enjoy some post-Christmas downtime and look back on 2014, one presenter in particular might enjoy dusting off a copy of A(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s compliance committee said it was not an “absolute requirement” that programme makers balance a show by including speakers representing each side of a debate. Photograph: Getty

A complaint that a discussion on RTÉ Radio 1’s Marian Finucane Show was biased in favour of same-sex marriage has been rejected by the Broadcasting Au(...)

Swansong: Clive James’s appearance on The Book Show, on RTÉ, provided the radio moment of the week. Photograph: Hazel Thompson/New York Times

For all that it’s important to stay informed, tuning into the morning news is rarely conducive to a bright start to the day. When not depressing li(...)

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett during an interview by Deaglan De Breadun in his office in Leinster House. Photograph: Frank Miller

While he is currently engaged in a row with Sinn Féin, there are few in the 31st Dáil who have been spared the sharp tongue and sometimes short temper(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton said today she believed Irish Water had been set up too quickly and needed several years before it could operate properly. Photograph: The Irish Times

Tánaiste Joan Burton has indicated the new water charging regime to be announced this week will in place for a minimum of three years. In advance of t(...)

A protester blocking the exit is pushed aside as the Taoiseach’s car leaves the Mansion House, in Dublin. Photograph; Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Opposition to waters charges continued today outside the Mansion House in Dublin where demonstrators mounted a protest as Taoiseach Enda Kenny atte(...)

Hot water: Irish Water chief executive John Tierney, accompanied by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly, talks to journalists at Ringsend waste-water treatment plant. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s the day after Halloween, but the horrors are just beginning for Government Ministers seeking to rally public support for Irish Water. Such is (...)

Aoife Mahon, RaboDirect consumer savings marketing manager (right), is pictured with Niamh O’Shea, agency radio sales manager for RTÉ in Radio 1 studios. photograph: andres poveda

Online savings bank RaboDirect has signed on as the new sponsor of The Marian Finucane Show for a 12-month period from this weekend, while the Saturda(...)

Photograph from 2010 showing Olli Rehn with then minister for finance Brian Lenihan, who he described today as a ‘great colleague’  who ‘was a very committed to the cause of Ireland and trying to save the Irish economy’. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former European commissioner Olli Rehn has said he would “consider seriously” appearing before the forthcoming banking inquiry if he is asked to do so(...)

The Marian Finucane show is one of Ireland’s most listened to radio shows. Photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

RTE is looking for an advertiser to pay €165,000 for a 12-month sponsorship of the Marian Finucane Show. Currently sponsored by Hyundai, the show can (...)