1,357,400 – the average audience for The Late Late Toy Show in November.  Photograph: Alan Betson

1,357,400Average audience for The Late Late Toy Show in November. Although the number of viewers was down slightly on last year, it was once again the(...)

The ‘Red Rock’ gardaí from the TV3 soap opera, which will air on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8.30pm from January 7th.

Two warring factions. Rising tensions. Fierce battles. But enough about UTV versus TV3. Is the new soap opera Red Rock (above) any good? Yes, is the s(...)

Broadcaster Pat Kenny has said the format of UTV Ireland’s Out With The Old - In With The U was “still in the melting pot”, but that it would feature two essential ingredients: an audience and guests. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Television viewers are more open to channel-flicking than radio listeners are to “moving the dial”, according to Pat Kenny, who will front the firs(...)

Alison Curtis: taking the helm in Ray D’Arcy’s old slot on Today FM

It says something about Ray D’Arcy’s reputation that, in a week when he is conspicuously absent, those replacing him struggle to make their presenc(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and UTV Ireland news anchor Alison Comyn at the station’s Dublin studio Photograph: Jason Clarke

Government ministers will make themselves available for interview to UTV Ireland’s news and current affairs team, Taoiseach Enda Kenny promised as he (...)

Michael Noonan: I’ve defined what the squeezed middle is in money terms. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has defined the phenomenon of the “squeezed middle” or “coping classes” as those who earn between €32,800 and €70,(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan says early repayment frees up resources for investment in activities that will grow the economy and create jobs. P hotograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The Government will repay €9 billion of the State’s outstanding loan with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month, Minister for Finance Micha(...)

Ian Bailey’s case against the State continues at the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph: Getty

Witness Ian Bailey spent a seventh day in the witness box, under cross-examination by senior counsel Luán Ó Braonáin, for the State Snapshots Mr Baile(...)

Ian Bailey and Jules Thomas arrive at the Four Courts yesterday. Photograph: Courts Collins

Ian Bailey has said gardaí told him he was wrong if he thought an Englishman could come over here and “get away with this” during his questioning i(...)

Radio 1 Tom McGuire: no plans to make changes to the schedule

RTÉ Radio 1 is losing listeners across its daytime schedule, the Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) figures published last week show, with th(...)