At an Ireland/Bosnia and Herzegovina match in the Aviva Stadium: next year is set to be expensive for RTÉ, with Euro 2016, the Olympics,  GAA coverage and  the Six Nations. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

RTÉ is understood to be considering sublicensing various 2016 sports rights to other broadcasters, including TV3, to balance its books next yea(...)

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Picture of the Week: Poinsettia season Poinsettias, the Christmas house plants of choice, are already in stock in shops and garden centres, tho(...)

Prof Lane told Central Bank staff it was essential to collaborate, innovate and communicate. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

New Central Bank governor Philip Lane has posted a YouTube video on his first day in the job in which he promises staff he will keep “in regu(...)

The decline in EM News Distribution turnover from newspapers and magazines was 7 per cent and 6 per cent respectively

“Difficult market conditions” in the print media market have continued in 2015, “with general demand for magazines and newspapers continuing to fall”,(...)

Rebel pilots and Imperial Stormtroopers from the Star Wars film franchise are seen next to a life-sized model of an X-Wing Fighter during a promotional event at the Changi International airport in Singapore. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The Church of England’s valiant bid to run an advertisement featuring the Lord’s Prayer before the forthcoming Star Wars film may have hit a sn(...)

RTÉ head of drama Jane Gogan. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Almost 200 production teams applied for this year’s Storyland commissioning round, and RTÉ and its partner in this year’s scheme, Northern Irel(...)

John Lewis department stores operate a well-worn formula for  this year’s Christmas ad, but there’s nothing cheap about it and certainly nothing gaudy. It is, in fact, just marvellous. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Christmas is amazing. It’s a full-time marvel. Look at all those angels with bulbs up their gowns! That bristling carpet of fake snow! Cheerfu(...)

Paul Dervan: “People are searching for jobs in the middle of the night. What’s going on there? Has looking for a job been something that’s been on their minds?” Photograph: Jason Clarke

It is “a dream job” for a marketer, according to Paul Dervan. The former head of brand at O2 Ireland is leading a long-term project for jobs site Inde(...)

The National Lottery’s ‘Guru’ ads are by creative agency DDFH&B

Advertising and communications group DDFH&B made a profit of €2.8 million in 2014, down 4 per cent on the previous year, according to accounts rec(...)

Construction tools in a still from the HSA’s new TV ad, made by Irish International BBDO and directed by photographer Nadav Kander

The cranes on the skyline are back, and so too are fears that lives will be lost. A new television advertising campaign seeking to prevent death and (...)