Eamon Gilmore answering reporters’ questions at a special meeting of the Labour Party. Photograph: Frank Miller

Last July RTÉ’s Seán O’Rourke put it to Taoiseach Enda Kenny that polls published that month did not look good for the re-election of the Government. (...)

Minister for Communications Alex White launches the Hearing Women’s Voices report examining the contribution of women on air during peak-time hours on Tuesday. File photograph: Getty Images

Male voices make up 72 per cent of news and current affairs radio broadcasting time, a new survey has found, with Newstalk’s leading news and current (...)

Paula Douglas, who was adopted in Ireland and now lives in the United States, pictured with her daughter Caitlin

Paula Douglas has known she was adopted from as early as she can remember. Her Irish mother Lil Holmes told her when she was four. Yet, she rem(...)

Low-lying fog over London seen from the Shard viewing gallery: about 129 flights were cancelled at Heathrow Airport on Monday.  Photograph: PA Wire

Forecasters have warned that the thick fog that has been causing disruption at UK airports is likely to return for a third day on Tuesday. Some 129 fl(...)

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 (...)

The scene of the crash on the M7 near Junction 13 in which Diana Harton (43) was killed after her car was in collision with a car being pursued by gardaí.

The family of a woman killed when her car was in a collision with a vehicle being pursued at high-speed by Garda vehicles are more annoyed with gardaí(...)

Billy Walsh at Dublin Airport en route to his new job as coach of the USA women’s team  in Colorado Springs.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clusterf**k: (n) coarse slang (chiefly US) A bungled or botched undertaking; (also) a situation, state of affairs or gathering that is disorgan(...)

Billy Walsh with his fellow Irish coaches at the AIBA World Boxing Championships. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Billy Walsh’s decision to resign as Irish boxing head coach has been put down to “a failure of the IABA to recognise his leadership” - by John Treacy,(...)

Minister of State  Dara Murphy: he beat Senator Colm Burke by a narrow margin (188 votes to 172) at the recent convention. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Over a dozen long-serving Fine Gael members walked out of a constituency meeting in Cork North Central last week when a supporter of Dara Murphy, M(...)

Question time: Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan in the Today With Sean O’Rourke studio at RTÉ. Photograph: Eric Luke

In the end it’s not the triumphant last hurrah that the nation has been expecting. A talismanic presence, whether leading his team or merely providing(...)