‘The Day Henry Met’, which premiered on RTÉjr on Monday, has a budget of €1.2 million for its initial run of 26 five-minute episodes

Wiggleywoo, the Dublin animation company behind RTÉjr’s new preschool show The Day Henry Met, has been racking up international sales for the series, (...)

Oliver Callan used the term “white trash” several times in a song for his  RTÉ television sketch show ‘Callan’s Kicks’.

Confirmation, if it was needed, that the phrase “white trash” can be used on Irish television, at least in a satirical context, can be found in the Br(...)

Oliver Callan, comedian and impressionist: on hand  to provide the laughs at the annual SCSI dinner

The improving fortunes of the property industry are not yet entirely evident, and it’s unlikely our skylines will be crammed with cranes again anytime(...)

Hits and misses: Brendan O’Carroll in Mrs Brown’s Boys

Even the most flapperphobic viewer can see the appeal of Downton Abbey (UTV) on Christmas Day. Nothing much happens that we haven’t seen versions of b(...)

Hundreds of people on Grafton Street in Dublin took time off last-minute Christmas shopping to watch this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Liveline Christmas Special programme, which was broadcast live from outside the Bailey on Duke Street this morning.

Hundreds of people on Grafton Street in Dublin took time off last-minute Christmas shopping to watch this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Liveline Christmas Speci(...)

 Rory McIlroy: He’s Irish: maybe not cartoon green, but still Irish. Acknowledging that represents a challenge to one-size-fits-all identity shackles, the same sort of shackles which inherently contain the assumption that if McIlroy came from Wicklow Hollywood rather than Down Holywood he would be grasped more to the national bosom. Photograph:  Darren Carroll/Getty Images

The fallout from this island’s mostly squalid history can be depressingly obvious in the comparatively trivial as much as the desperately important. A(...)

Colm Keaveney announces he is joining Fianna Fáil on the plinth at the Dáil last week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Labour Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has claimed Galway East TD Colm Keaveney would “join the Hizbullah” if he thought it would advance his(...)

Easygoing: Marty Morrissey celebrates with Clare hurlers Conor Ryan and Colin Ryan at September’s All-Ireland final replay. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA has produced many unlikely heroes, seemingly ordinary men who have unexpectedly captured the public imagination through their feats in the spo(...)

Aidan Gillen: his character needs to both match and confound Haughey’s public persona. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

So Aidan Gillen is to play Charles Haughey in a three-part dramatisation of his political life. Tom Vaughan-Lawlor is to be PJ Mara. Laurence Kinlan i(...)

Miriam O’Callaghan: added a touch of glamour amidst the sea of grey suits at book launch

For those of you (and there are plenty) who dislike business journalists, last Tuesday represents a missed opportunity. A cruise missile fired at the (...)