Noel Curran,  departing director general of RTÉ: “In RTÉ, we do not have enough women at senior level.” Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

It is a measure of how far the gender balance debate has come that a male director general of RTÉ soon to hand over to its first female one can still (...)

When enterprising duo, Moya Doherty and John McColgan, took the world by storm with Riverdance in 1995 and the till started ringing to the tune of €9(...)

 Dee Forbes: has jumped the fence from a multinational media world backed by billionaire shareholders to a relatively puny national one beset by political inertia

What, or who, links RTÉ and Discovery Communications? One answer is Dee Forbes, the president and managing director of Discovery Networks Northern Eu(...)

Corofin Dramatic Society’s production of ‘A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg’, by Peter Nichols. Photograph: John Kelly

On a frigid Tuesday night in Corofin the only faces to be seen on the street are smiling down from election posters with blow-dried optimism. The loca(...)

Dee Forbes has been appointed the next director general of RTÉ.

Dee Forbes, the Irish woman who is head of the Discovery Channel in Europe, has been appointed the next director general of RTÉ. The RTÉ board met y(...)

The project to sell off part of the Montrose campus to fund investment is under way. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dee Forbes takes over as director general of RTÉ at a moment when her predecessor and his management team have successfully steered the broadcaster th(...)

Dee Forbes. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

When she becomes director-general of RTÉ, Dee Forbes will be taking up her first job in Ireland since the 1980s. Back then she worked in the family pu(...)

The candidates to be grilled by board chair Moya Doherty and her colleagues will know they have a hard act to follow in Noel Curran. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Next week the process of selecting one of the most important cultural figures in Irish life is due to move up a gear with the interviewing of candidat(...)

Singer Una Healy on her RTÉ show Una’s Dream Ticket, which  Tyrone Productions Limited makes: the television firm suffered losses in 2014. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

Tyrone Productions Limited, the television company founded by Moya Doherty and John McColgan, made a loss of €62,747 in 2014, according to abridged ac(...)

Lucy Gaffney: 19th most powerful woman in Irish business.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

There was good news for Communicorp chairwoman Lucy Gaffney this week as she was named as the 19th most powerful woman in Irish business by the Sunday(...)