Labour TD Pat Rabbitte with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland chief executive Michael O’Keeffe: “The BAI is particularly pleased to have been able to support a number of projects associated with the 1916 Rising and we look forward to seeing these on our screens next year.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Three television projects about the Easter Rising have received €1.3 million in funding from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). The money f(...)

Thousands of people celebrate in Dublin Castle Square as the result of the referendum is relayed on May 23rd. Voters in the Republic of Ireland were taking part in a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The glorious positives from the resounding Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum should not distract from the fact that the campaign was at tim(...)

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland chief executive Michael O’Keeffe. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Television programmes which may be considered offensive are often justified by creative and editorial considerations, the chief executive of the Broad(...)

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland chief executive Michael O’Keeffe: ‘You can be edgy without crossing the line of what’s permissible and what’s not.’

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) will update its complaints system in the first half of this year, making it “more user-friendly”, says the(...)

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(...)