Professor Colum Kenny of Dublin City University: defended BAI decision on debate. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A member of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has rejected criticism of its decision to uphold a complaint of bias during a debate on the i(...)

The death of Bernie Guerin (84) meant “the passing of another wonderful Irish mother,” said Fr Michael O’Grady at her funeral Mass in the Church of(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and  Reform Brendan Howlin: announced  amendments to the FOI Bill 2013 last week. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Union of Journalists has called for a subcommittee considering proposed amendments to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill to adjourn it(...)

Journalist Seán Mac Connell, who died yesterday morning aged 66. Kevin O’Sullivan, editor of The Irish Times, described him as “an outstanding journalist of his generation” and he said he was known in every corner of Ireland. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Politicians, farming figures and former media colleagues have paid warm tributes to former Irish Times agriculture correspondent Seán Mac Connell, who(...)

Even the idea of a “royal charter” sounds almost quaint from this side of the Irish Sea but there’s been nothing genteel about the loud and mos(...)