Broadcaster Pat Kenny, who left RTÉ to join Newstalk. RTÉ managing director Jim Jennings said the company would have paid Kenny to stay put if it had been overpaying its radio presenters.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

RTÉ’s managing director of radio has said that if they were willing to overpay presenters they would have kept Pat Kenny. Kenny moved to Newstalk in t(...)

Kathleen Chada outside Dublin Central Criminal Court this week after her husband was jailed for murdering their sons. Photograph: Collins Courts

The murder of Eoghan and Ruairí Chada is a crime that truly warrants the term “unspeakable”. Mere language seems inadequate to convey the horror of(...)

Energia has renewed its sponsorship of The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk for a second year. The deal has been extended for an undisclosed sum as part of (...)

Cheering for Ireland: Charlie Chawke. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So often the site of unseemly quarrels and heated feuds, Irish pubs again find themselves at the centre of trouble, although this time the bother d(...)

Gay Byrne has stake in Conduit Partnership of about 20 per cent.

Television presenter Gay Byrne and pharmaceutical entrepreneur Seamus Mulligan have reached an agreement with Deutsche Bank that will see the two men(...)

Heavy lifting: Mark Ryan and John Kennedy of the HSA stand at the National Ploughing Championships. Photograph: Alan Betson

Metropolitan sophisticates holding forth on livestock, urbane presenters recalling their rural roots and notables falling over themselves to pay ho(...)

UTV Ireland presenter Alison Comyn: a male news anchor will shortly be appointed to join Ms Comyn on the core presenting team, while some news correspondents will act as presenter substitutes as required. photograph: cyril byrne

With fewer than 100 days before UTV Ireland goes on the air, the studio fit-out at Macken House in Dublin’s Docklands is now well under way courtesy(...)

Lad humour: Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore

You know the summer holidays are over when you’re suddenly accosted by excitable children overcompensating for their anxiety about starting back at sc(...)

Country music star Lisa McHugh with Irish music legends Foster and Allen at the launch of the Irish TV autumn schedule in Dublin. Photograph: Andres Poveda

“Is this going to be wall-to-wall Killinaskully?” That’s what a friend asked Irish TV chief executive Pierce O’Reilly about his autumn schedule. Rathe(...)

Tom Vaughan Lawlor as Nidge in RTÉ’s  ‘Love/Hate’

The nights, like the football transfer window, are closing in fast, signalling that it’s time to give up on life and get a Netflix subscription. Alter(...)