Throughout Food Month we will have a daily “Guilty Pleasure” feature where well-known faces share their secret treats, from the delicious to(...)

Marian Finucane’s Saturday show was the brightest star in the RTÉ stable gaining 23,000 listeners over the last three months taking the programme’s total listenership to 396,000, according to the JNLR figures. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

RTÉ Radio 1 and 2FM have plenty of reasons to be cheerful following the publication of the latest radio listenership figures but there will be few (...)

Averil Power: her interview on Moncrieff provided a rare glimpse of a politician throwing off the pressures and hypocrisies of party loyalties. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Just as Dolly Parton famously quips that it takes a lot of money for her to look so cheap, one suspects that sounding flippant is a serious business f(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has again refused to apologise for naming a number of former politicians in the Dáil chamber.

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has again refused to apologise for naming a number of former politicians in the Dáil chamber.Ms McDonald cou(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and  Tánaiste Joan Burton: The Coalition is expected to commit to eliminating the deficit by 2018 in its upcoming spring economic statement. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Coalition is expected to commit to eliminating the deficit by 2018 - the same year it hopes to achieve full employment - in its upcoming spring ec(...)

Ian Bailey’s solicitor Frank Buttimer: sent a letter to Marie Farrell on March 25th, 2004, over comments she made about Mr Bailey  in media interviews. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ian Bailey said in court he had threatened to issue legal proceedings against Marie Farrell over media interviews she gave in which she alleged he (...)

The acquisition of Pat Kenny continues to draw listeners to Newstalk with the numbers tuning-in to his programme rising by 17.5 per cent in the second(...)

Pat Kenny presenting his show on Newstalk Radio. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s part-funding of the new Republic of Ireland management team involved no particular media deal, FAI chief executive John De(...)

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane.  Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images.

FAI chief executive John Delaney says that Martin O’Neill will be unveiled as the Irish team’s new manager this Saturday when the former (...)

 Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton gives a post budget press conference at Government Buildings in Dublin yesterday. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Garda checkpoints are to be set up in airports and industrial estates to counter welfare fraud according to the Minister for Social Protection Joan Bu(...)