Alex White receiving the seal of office for the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources from President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Who will be the next chair of the RTÉ board? The appointment will be one of the first tasks to fall to ex-RTÉ radio producer Alex White, the new Minis(...)

Judge and jury: Caroline Downey. Photograph: Eric Luke

‘We were told not to smile on camera in the boardroom,” Caroline Downey explains when the Irish Times photographer tells her it’s okay to smile at the(...)

Rory McIlroy has confirmed his split from Horizon Sports and set up his own management company, Rory McIlroy Incorporated.

Rory McIlroy has confirmed he has left Horizon Sports and set up his own management company, which will be called Rory McIlroy Incorporated. Bu(...)

Terry Prone: one of the experts who will address the group

A US state department funded three-day course for women who want to run for election has started in Athlone, Co Westmeath. (...)

“There is a special place in hell for those women who do not believe that feminism matters today,” said RTÉ’s Miriam O'Callaghan

Hell was mentioned twice last weekend in Ballybunion, Co Kerry, where the inaugural Women in Media event was held. It was first evoked by Sinn (...)

A file image of broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, who was presented with the inaugural Mary Cummins Award for Outstanding Achievement in Media. Photograph: The Irish Times

Hell was mentioned twice this last weekend in Ballybunion, Co Kerry, where the inaugural Women in Media event was held. It was first evoked by Sinn(...)

 Maeve Binchy, who will be honoured at the  inaugural Women in Media festival
Women in Media

Move over Listowel Writers’ Week. There’s competition in the Kingdom when it comes to discussing words and the people who write them. Ballybuni(...)