‘As a 40-year-old, two-term Fine Gael TD, who lost the whip for opposing the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, Terence Flanagan is no ingénu.’ Above with Lucinda Creighton. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Never mind the politics, hear the sniggers. There were plenty of them. But for anyone with a grain of humanity, the sound of a mind-blank occurring(...)

Hillary Clinton after being inducted into the 2015 Irish America Hall of Fame in New York in recognition of her role and commitment to the Irish peace process. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton hailed the role of women in bringing peace to Northern Ireland but, noting the disagreements between the (...)

Ryan Tubridy, who fronts the campaign for sign-ups for RTÉ’s international Player app because of the popularity and recognisability of the Late Late Show brand among “the global Irish”, who form the key target market

RTÉ is to make an app version of its Player available internationally, aimed squarely at the Irish abroad, at a price point that puts it in competitio(...)

Ronan O’Gara prepares to take a kick in a  Six Nations match with Scotland in 2010. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Former Ireland international rugby player Ronan O’Gara has issued a public apology to his wife Jessica following remarks made on national television (...)

Dan Healy, the head of 2fm and RTÉ’s commercial director of radio, says listeners are responding positively to the new line-up. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Advertising revenues at 2fm rose 20 per cent last year, RTÉ Radio commercial director and head of 2fm Dan Healy has said.The music station, which has(...)

Marian Finucane: her weekend radio show on RTÉ 1 has 366,000 listeners on Saturday, up 16,000 on the last survey, while 351,000 people tune in on Sundays, which is 9,000 more than before. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

RTÉ Radio 1 continued to lose listeners across its weekday schedule, but the station made gains at the weekend and there are signs of stability at 2fm(...)

Slipping into his new role: Anton Savage. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Faced with the daunting task of filling the crucial morning slot left by the departing Ray D’Arcy, Anton Savage must have anticipated some pressure(...)

Anton Savage has been chosen to replace Ray D’Arcy in Today FM’s mid-morning radio slot. This follows Ray D’Arcy’s departure to RTÉ1 to take ov(...)

Triumphant: Ryan Tubridy. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

As Irish radio personalities enjoy some post-Christmas downtime and look back on 2014, one presenter in particular might enjoy dusting off a copy of A(...)

Ray D’Arcy: can he meet the challenge of sounding fresh within the comfortable walls of the RTÉ establishment?

Every few months, in what has become a traditional parade of floating heads and jagged graphs, radio listenership figures get a splash on the news (...)