RTÉ chairwoman Moya Doherty with a bust of broadcaster Gay Byrne on RTÉ’s Donnybrook campus. Photograph: Eric Luke

Inside the RTÉ building known as Central, Moya Doherty explains why she has accepted only a three-year term as chairwoman of RTÉ’s board for now, i(...)

Taxman-turned-financier Derek Quinlan, who in 2004 built a consortium of (mostly) wealthy Irish individuals to buy four of London’s fanciest hotels. Photograph: Alan Weller/Bloomberg News.

A two-line statement issued yesterday brought to an end the toxic and multilayered row that has been encircling three of London’s most plush hotels si(...)

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(...)

Ray D’Arcy and his producer (and wife) Jenny Kelly pictured for the announcement of Volkswagen’s sponsorship of his new Radio 1 show.

There isn’t much that Ray D’Arcy’s fans don’t know about him. It may not even have escaped their attention that “Ray is a long-term supporter of Volks(...)

Broadcaster Ray D’Arcy. An Oireachtas committee has heard how sponsorship secured for D’Arcy’s new radio show more than covers his salary. File  photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Sponsorship secured for Ray D’Arcy’s new radio programme on RTÉ Radio 1 more than covers his annual salary, the new chair-designate of RTÉ has said. M(...)

RTÉ chairwoman Moya Doherty: “There are too many crows for us to handle.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Moya Doherty, the new chairwoman of the RTÉ board, is understood to be getting the guided tour to the inner workings of Montrose, where the sign on th(...)

      Photograph: Frank Miller

Moya Doherty lives in Howth, Co Dublin My mother told me that before I was born, in Enniskillen hospital, the doctor came in to look at her, and said(...)

Mock no more: Liverpool-Irish country star Nathan Carter is the subject of a gushing paean by Marie-Louise O’Donnell

For a long time it was the love that dare not speak its name, but these days it is a ubiquitous lifestyle, and elements of its distinctive culture are(...)

Captivated by an idea: dancers tap out the ‘Heartbeat of Home’. Photograph: Jim Byrne

In a dark studio on a sunny day, the composer Brian Byrne and a couple of engineers are working on a recording. They’ve had some late nights. They’re (...)

Riverdance perform for Queen Elizabeth at the Convention Centre in Dublin in 2011

Riverdance Ltd will tomorrow ask the High Court to restrain Co Kerry music promoter Michael Carr from staging “illicit unauthorised” Riverdance sho(...)