Simon Harris is braving the inevitable gags about babies (and worse), by handing out wet wipes to voters in his Wicklow constituency

Fresh Prince of Greystones His tender years haven’t stopped junior minister Simon Harris from being one of Fine Gael’s top performers. But the younge(...)

Pat Kenny will moderate the debate with fellow broadcaster Colette Fitzpatrick. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The first debate among the leaders of the main political parties will take place on TV3 on Thursday. Enda Kenny, Micheál Martin, Gerry Adams and Joan(...)

Party leaders will take part in four televised pre-election debates between now and February 26th

Four televised debates for party leaders have been scheduled for the general election campaign. RTÉ has proposed two – one involving seven parties an(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and  Taoiseach  Enda Kenny: €12 billion available over the lifetime of the next government, according to Noonan.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Campaigning in the general election will begin today when Fine Gael launches its “long-term economic plan”. This will include the party’s proposed “r(...)

Veteran broadcaster Vincent Browne will play almost no part in TV3’s general election coverage due to a health issue. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Veteran broadcaster Vincent Browne will play almost no part in TV3’s general election coverage due to a health issue. The 71-year-old informed viewer(...)

Euro 2016-bound: Irish players celebrate a goal in the qualifying round.  Photograph: @INPHO/Morgan Treacy

There’s nothing like having a big football tournament right around the corner to put the Irish sponsorship industry in a good mood. But after growth o(...)

Gay Byrne’s interview with Stephen Fry on “The Meaning of Life” notched up 6.6 million views

The marriage equality referendum, the Late Late Toy Show and Gay Byrne’s interview with Stephen Fry were among the biggest drivers of traffic to RTÉ’s(...)

Ogilvy & Mather Dublin campaign work includes TV3’s soap opera Red Rock

Profits at the Irish division of advertising and public relations group Ogilvy & Mather fell by 6.5 per cent in 2014, a year in which revenues dec(...)

The new Saorview Connect service will make on-demand content available alongside the nine Saorview channels, while its set-top boxes will have greater functionality than the current generation of Saorview boxes and will bring the service more in line with pay-TV platforms.

RTÉ-owned television service Saorview will be available via a broadband-connected set-top box from later this year under a new partnership between RTÉ(...)

Aidan Gillen as Charles Haughey in the RTÉ drama series Charlie, which attracted an average viewership of 851,700 for its most-watched episode.

Irish adults watched an average of three hours and 30 minutes of television every day in 2015 – that’s more than 24 hours each week, according to the (...)