Rob Doyle: people who become writers tend to suffer from hypersensitivity and that is a very debilitating quality to have to make your way in the world. Writing is the one domain where it becomes useful

This is the Ritual was launched earlier this year. How has it been since then? For about three weeks after the launch, it was all the media and pub(...)

Michelle Fairley as Dolly  in RTÉ’s ‘Rebellion’: Fairley is known globally for her role as Catelyn Stark in ‘Game of Thrones’

The US reviews for RTÉ’s 1916 Rising drama Rebellion, which aired on the Sundance channel this week, were not uniformly kind, with the chief TV critic(...)

‘Poldark’: Starring Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza and Aidan Turner at the eponymous hero. photograph: mike hogan

Sideline Productions, which is currently busy making the fourth series of the Great Irish Bake Off for TV3, collected a €10,000 cheque (in giant publi(...)

The First Dates Ireland episode featuring  Ethan Miles, Mateo Saina and Alice Marr can be seen on RTÉ Player now.

It began life seven years ago as a desktop offering aimed at people who had missed programmes when they were broadcast, but RTÉ Player has since clock(...)

 Twitter: year-on-year revenue growth from large brand advertisers had been “softer than expected”. Photograph:  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

When Twitter introduced its video advertising product First View in the US earlier this year, it did so with this endorsement from a marketer at 20th (...)

US President Barack Obama tries virtual reality glasses as he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) tour Hanover Messe Trade Fair in Hanover, Germany April 25, 2016. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Image of the week: Peak virtual Yes, these are the fingers on the nuclear button, but what do they look like viewed in virtual reality? Only Barack(...)

Some 449 complaints, or 38 per cent of the total, were registered in respect of digital advertising

Digital media gave rise to the largest block of complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) last year, according to its 2015 (...)

2fm’s ‘Breakfast Republic’ team -  Jennifer Zamparelli, Bernard O’Shea and Keith Walsh.

Listeners have switched off from Today FM, Newstalk and 2fm, while Radio 1 has added to its recent audience gains, the latest radio ratings show. All(...)

Garret Keogh, co-founder of Telegraph Hill: “Smart brands get that people don’t want a return to the 1950s TV where it’s ‘and here’s a word from our sponsors’.”

The Celtic Media Festival, being held this year in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, is a three-day event for programme-makers and commissioners from Ireland, (...)

Suzanne McElligott, chief executive of IAB Ireland

Native advertising, or ads that mimic the appearance of website or app content, has been identified as a potential revenue saviour for Irish digital p(...)