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(...)

Anita Notaro: her theme in her novels of life’s variety reflected her own personal journey

The award-winning Irish novelist Anita Notaro, who has died aged 59, wrote stories which often had at their core a theme of sudden emotional and situa(...)

Brian Farrell presents televised coverage of the 1973 general election

Behind the dicky bow and the slightly stern face, spectacles sitting under a furrowed brow, the Brian Farrell remembered by friends and colleagues fol(...)

Moya Doherty has been involved in theatre, radio and television production and presentation, both in Ireland and abroad.Photograph: Frank Miller

Moya Doherty, the creator of Riverdance and a founding director of independent radio station Today FM, has been appointed chair of the new RTÉ Board.(...)

Kevin Devine  (left) and John Lynch  drowned while swimming on the Greek island of Crete on Friday evening. Tribute have been paid today to Mr Lynch, a member of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

RTÉ has paid tribute to a member of its National Symphony Orchestra who drowned along with his partner on the Greek island of Crete at the weekend. Th(...)

Mary Curtis: ‘A lot of people record their programmes now. The challenge is to monetise that. It’s difficult, because people zip through the ads.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

UTV Ireland is based in Macken House in Dublin, just behind the O2. The big windows on the ground floor are closed off with paper. The reception ar(...)

Louis Lentin was perhaps best known as producer of the 1996 ground-breaking documentary Dear Daughter on child abuse at a Dublin orphanage. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The funeral of Louis Lentin (80) at the Jewish cemetery in Dublin’s Dolphin’s Barn this evening was short, simple and dignified. Former RTÉ hea(...)

RTÉ made money last year for the first time since the height of the boom in 2007. But the national broadcaster warned that, despite recording an an(...)

RTÉ director general Noel Curran: “I believe that additional investment in RTÉ now would yield significant benefits to audiences and the Irish creative economy, as well as helping to secure RTÉ’s medium-term future.”

RTÉ broke even in 2013, with its just published annual report showing that it made a pre-tax surplus of €1.1 million in the year to December 31st 2013(...)

Minister Pat Rabbitte, speaking at the Women On Air Conference in Dublin Castle, on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“All too often, women in media see a ‘keep out’ sign on the door of every serious discussion,” Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte observed at a (...)