Sean O’Rourke: Audience on Radio 1 is now higher than Pat Kenny’s was in his final full year at the station. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

RTÉ Radio 1 kept its recovery going in the final months of 2015, but Today FM and RTÉ’s 2fm both saw their listener tallies slip, latest radio ratings(...)

Generation Selfie: Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness, Gerry Adams, Martina Anderson (front left) Lynn Boylan, Mary Lou McDonald. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Every election in Ireland over the past decade has been forecast as the first “digital election”. None has really lived up to the billing. Back in 2(...)

The Green Party, led by former minister Eamon Ryan, has lodged a formal complaint with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over RTÉ’s decision to exclude it from general election leaders’ debates. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The Green Party has lodged a formal complaint with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over RTÉ’s decision to exclude it from general election leade(...)

Sean Hughes, who is to return to RTÉ for a series of the comedy panel show Don’t Quote Me!. photograph: alan betson

RTÉ Radio 1 topical comedy panel show Don’t Quote Me! is returning for a six-part series as part of a total of 18 hours of new radio comedy that is be(...)

UTV Media agreed last year to sell its two television channels UTV and UTV Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

UTV plans to return €73 million (£55 million) in cash to shareholders following the sale of its television division to ITV. In a transaction and tra(...)

An Taisce’s formal complaint to RTÉ centres on the inclusion of retired UCD professor Ray Bates on a ‘Prime Time’ programme. Photograph: Alan Betson.

An Taisce has formally complained to RTÉ about its Prime Time programme on the subject, ‘How much will fighting climate change cost Ireland?’, broadca(...)

Denis O’Brien: his company Newstalk holds the current licence . Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has announced it intends to fast-track the procedure to award the new licence for speech and news radio which De(...)

Irish Times jounalist and Women’s Podcast presenter, Kathy Sheridan. Photograph: Sara Freund

The Irish Times Women’s Podcast has been named Best New Irish Podcast of 2015 by iTunes. The weekly podcast, presented by Irish Times journalist Ka(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has upheld a number of complaints against the Ray D’Arcy Show on RTÉ Radio 1 in which the issue of abortion was discussed. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has upheld a number of complaints against the Ray D’Arcy Show on RTÉ Radio 1 in which the issue of abortio(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said the State is prepared to fight off any legal challenge against the new alcohol laws. Mr Varadkar has published (...)