Lynn Ruane, president of Trinity College Students’ Union. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On today’s Off Topic we talk to Lynn Ruane, the president of the students’ union at Trinity College Dublin about her article in today’s Irish Times o(...)

Noel Curran, outgoing director-general of RTÉ. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The ongoing search for the 11th director-general of RTÉ is being held behind closed doors rather than, say, via a televised competition with jaunty th(...)

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Watching television used to be simple. Not all that long ago, most Irish people – at least those who lived beyond the Pale – had a single channel and(...)

The new Saorview Connect service will make on-demand content available alongside the nine Saorview channels, while its set-top boxes will have greater functionality than the current generation of Saorview boxes and will bring the service more in line with pay-TV platforms.

RTÉ-owned television service Saorview will be available via a broadband-connected set-top box from later this year under a new partnership between RTÉ(...)

The funeral of Wesley Burrowes, the writer of the long-running drama ‘Glenroe’, at Christ Church in Bray Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Writer Wesley Burrowes was remembered at his funeral on Wednesday as a man of wit and charm, a lover of many things but, above all, a storyteller who (...)

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(...)

Scriptwriter Wesley Burrowes has died at the age of 85. File photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

Playwright and screenwriter Wesley Burrowes, best known for creating the long-running RTÉ drama Glenroe, has died aged 85 following a long illness. B(...)

British soldiers snipe from behind a barricade of empty beer casks near Dublin’s quays during the Easter Rising in 1916. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

RTÉ’s programme for the 1916 centenary was launched in Dublin last night with the station pledging to “embrace all of the complexity” of the Easter Ri(...)

Musician Bob Geldof. A documentary by Geldof  on WB Yeats  forms part of RTÉ’s line-up for the 1916 Rising centenary. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

RTÉ has announced details of a series of programmes and events to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising next year. It said the aim of RTÉ 1916 was to (...)

The man largely responsible for getting the Angelus on RTÉ (or Radio Éireann, as it then was) Archbishop of Dublin John Charles McQuaid

Noel Curran, who has announced that he is standing down as director general of RTÉ, after a stressful but successful five-year run, has failed to gras(...)