Chairman of the BAI, Bob Collins, said to update standards was a “challenging task, not least because there is no absolute, universally shared sense of what standards are or what should be observed”.

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has launched a public consultation on proposals for a revised draft Code of Programme Standards that wi(...)

Michael O’Keeffe (left), chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, pictured with BAI chairman  Bob Collins. The BAI has approved 29 television projects and 93 radio projects in the latest funding round. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Television producers are seeking funds from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s Sound and Vision scheme at a rate that is “significantly in exc(...)

  Ms Panti Bliss (Rory O’Neill)    whose use of the word “homophobe” on RTÉ has led to a a debate over a  provision in legislation relating to offence being given during a broadcast. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has said the current test that Irish TV stations must rely on not to broadcast a matter that gives off(...)

John Griffin and Griffin Parry of Gamesparks pitching to potential investors in  Dublin last week. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Pitches to angel investors – those individuals willing to shell out money in exchange for equity in an early start-up – are becoming part and parcel o(...)

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland chairman Bob Collins told a committee today: “We are not here to prop up RTÉ. RTÉ is capable of propping itself up.”

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has stood over its decision to recommend an increase in State funding for RTÉ in its five year review of public (...)

The advertising of foods considered to be high in fat, salt and sugar during programmes aimed at children is to be prohibited under new Broadcasting Authority of Ireland guidelines.

The advertising of foods considered to be high in fat, salt and sugar during programmes aimed at children is to be prohibited under new guidelines pub(...)

Dermot Ahern, former TD and Minister for Justice, in Blackrock, Co Louth. Photographs: Dara Mac Dónaill

In all my working life,whether as a solicitor, a TD or a minister, I cannot recall taking a day off work because of illness. My job never kept me awak(...)