Clean Break: Aidan McArdle, Kelly Thornton and Adam Fergus

It’s not quite as rare as that orange moon, but a new Irish-made drama on RTÉ is a long-awaited sight. In Clean Break (RTÉ One, Sunday), a new crime s(...)

Missy (Michelle Gomez) is surrounded by Daleks in ‘Doctor Who’. Photograph: BBC/Simon Ridgway

The omens are good so far for audience numbers for the Rugby World Cup, with Ireland’s first two pool games in the tournament raking in viewers for TV(...)

Sean O’Rourke: his no-nonsense interview style sometimes comes across as heavy-handed

Talk about returning from holidays and feeling like you’ve never been away. Listeners to Today With Sean O’Rourke (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) expecting(...)


The Late Late Show returns for its 54th season tonight. If each episode were to start with a “previously on the Late Late Show” segment it would be(...)

Vodafone Ireland chief executive Anne O’Leary  with Ryan Tubridy.

Vodafone Ireland will sponsor Ryan Tubridy’s new programme on RTÉ Radio 1 under a one-year deal. The communications company will concentrate on promot(...)

DJ Carey pictured during this year’s Fitzgibbon Cup at Limerick IT where he coached IT Carlow. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kilkenny hurling legend DJ Carey believes the concussions he suffered during his playing career have affected his health in recent years The 44-year-(...)

There is pressure of a different kind on the only two post-watershed dramas on the schedule: Clean Break is notable for being the first RTÉ drama in some time to be set in a small town, while Rebellion has obvious “national conversation” credentials. Photograph: Patrick Redmond

Ryan Tubridy, hosting RTÉ One’s season launch event in Dublin’s Smock Alley Theatre, wondered if bringing 1916-themed drama Rebellion to screen was a (...)

Ray D’Arcy is taking over the Saturday night slot

Bob Geldof on WB Yeats, David McWilliams on Ireland’s wealth gap and Joe Duffy reminiscing about Liveline’s “most memorable stories” will all featu(...)

RTÉ One’s Wexford-set drama ‘Clean Break’ starring (l-r) Damien Molony, Kelly Thornton, Adam Fergus and Aidan McArdle. The four-parter will be one of the highlights of the channel’s new season, which is being launched today.

One of the first things RTÉ One channel controller Adrian Lynch admits is that he would like more drama – “big drama”, as he calls it. Ireland’s publi(...)

A media production company owned by RTÉ’s highest-paid star, Ray D’Arcy, reported accumulated losses of almost €150,000 last year

A media production company owned by RTÉ’s highest-paid star, Ray D’Arcy, reported accumulated losses of almost €150,000 last year, according to its la(...)