Efficiency consultants NewEra believe ‘an alternative approach’ should be considered for television programme commissioning. Its favoured model is the window of creative competition, aka the Wocc.

Who makes the television programmes commissioned by RTÉ? The crude answer, based on 2012 figures, is that 24 per cent are made by independent product(...)

 Apple watch: news journalists not on the technology beat confess to glazing over when big snazzy product launches like those for the Apple Watch are reported.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

My thoughts on the Apple Watch are not sophisticated. Mostly, the way the circular app icons cluster on the interface reminds me of those dottily chee(...)

 Jeremy Clarkson: says  he will miss hosting Top Gear. File Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Jeremy Clarkson has spoken of how much he will miss hosting Top Gear, and thanked fans for their support after he was axed from the popular motoring p(...)

George Hook, Ronan O’Gara and Conor O’Shea on the RTÉ Sport panel for its RTÉ Two’s Six Nations coverage. Photograph: Andres Poveda

The 2015 Six Nations rugby championship was a good one for RTÉ’s digital platforms, with traffic to its dedicated site for the tournament 60 per cent (...)

Jeremy Clarkson leaving his home in London before the announcement that he was being fired from his Top Gear job on the BBBC. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Police are investigating threats to kill BBC director-general Tony Hall, reportedly linked to his decision to axe Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. (...)

The BBC has suspended Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson “following a fracas” with a producer.Clarkson was put on what was called his final warning last ye(...)

Sharon Hartigan: “I’ve nothing against Ireland and would move back if the right opportunity presented itself, but I’m happy here right now. London has been great to me.”

When Sharon Hartigan first moved to London on a two-year graduate placement with Merrill Lynch in 1998, she didn’t expect to end up calling the pla(...)

Digging for Britain is a greatest-hits archaeology compilation on BBC Two and the wonderful BBC Four. Each hour-long programme picks a selection of th(...)

David Strahan has  said he will continue in his job until September to allow a successor to be appointed to Translink, the company which runs Northern Ireland’s rail and main bus services.

The chief executive of Northern Ireland public transport company Translink is to quit his £155,000 (€208,000) per annum post to become a religious pre(...)

The 2015 Open will take place on the Old Course at St Andrews in July. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Live coverage of The British Open will no longer appear on the BBC from 2017 after the Royal & Ancient (R&A) announced on Tuesday that a de(...)