TG4’s car-based dating show Pioc do Ride, made by El Zorrero Films, and RTÉ’s The Notorious, a series about MMA fighter Conor McGregor made by Motive Television, were among the first winners of the festival’s Torc awards to be announced.

It is a place for broadcasters and production companies from Ireland and abroad to do deals, forge new relationships and celebrate the best of the pro(...)

Kevin Bakhurst: made the case for the importance of retaining overseas reporters

Television news bulletins on the hour, a new channel for the diaspora called RTÉ Ireland and an upgrade to its Donnybrook facilities are among RTÉ’s p(...)

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh in TG4’s political comedy drama Crisis Eile. The station has been asked to revise the five-year strategy plan it submitted to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s review of public media funding.

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Lisbon treaty referendum debate on RTÉ’s Today with Pat Kenny programme in 2009. “Broadcasting is still a powerful influence, and news and current affairs have lost none of their capacity to engage and serve the audience.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Time was when tribunals of inquiry were rare events in Ireland’s public life. It was a measure of something then that one of them was – in 1969(...)