Tubridy sitting beneath a smock as Margaret Curran applies his make-up. “This is one of my least favourite things,”

It’s Friday morning, on April 22nd, and Ryan Tubridy is looking at his suits and ties. There’s a row of them, amid racks of more outlandish costumes (...)

Compared with the blanket coverage given to the commemorations over Easter Weekend, the real centenary of the rebellion passes by on RTÉ with relatively little notice. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ironic as it might seem, the Easter Rising shares one characteristic with Queen Elizabeth: both have two birthdays, an actual one and an official vers(...)

Pathos and farce: Peter Coonan, Owen McDonnell and Seán T Ó Meallaigh from TG4's Wrecking The Rising

For the most part, this year’s centenary commemorations have been sober and reflective, imbued with that quiet dignity usually only achieved when Ree(...)

Sean Gallagher reacts to Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness during RTÉ’s ‘The Frontline’ debate ahead of the 2011 presidential election. Photograph:  RTÉ.

RTÉ has asked the High Court to dismiss businessman Seán Gallagher’s action against it which was initiated following an incident during a debate whic(...)

2fm’s ‘Breakfast Republic’ team -  Jennifer Zamparelli, Bernard O’Shea and Keith Walsh.

Listeners have switched off from Today FM, Newstalk and 2fm, while Radio 1 has added to its recent audience gains, the latest radio ratings show. All(...)

A grave can be anything from 4 to 10 feet deep. “The gravediggers used to get paid by the foot and they’d always be delighted to get a 10-footer.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

How mean-spirited would you have to be to have the flaws of your wife carved onto her gravestone as soon as she goes to her eternal reward? Such a mea(...)

Miriam O’Callaghan was the fifth highest paid presenter while Ryan Tubridy was in first place in 2014. Photograph: Shane O’Neill / Fennell Photography

RTÉ Radio One presenter Marian Finucane saw her earnings from RTÉ almost halve between 2008 and 2014. Ms Finucane was paid €295, 000 in 2014 down €27(...)

“Why is it called the ‘ladies’ game’? That’s the one thing I never get”: Aine Lawlor during a discussion about women in the GAA

Once it may have been the highest praise women could hope for, from men anyway, but the term “ladies” hasn’t quite the acme of affirmation it used to (...)

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy addresses water charges protesters outside Leinster House in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The recent election has shown that people who are prepared to break the law over the issue of water charges can get elected, the Anti-Austerity Allian(...)

Flood defence work is carried out on the banks of the east side of the River Shannon in Athlone earlier this year. An Engineers Ireland conference was told there is no ‘blindingly obvious’ to the issue of flooding in the State. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

More than 40 per cent of people blame building on flood plains as the main cause of homes and property being flooded, a survey carried out for Enginee(...)