Derek Mooney: “Don’t make me sound any weirder than I am”

It’s a pan-European broadcasting event, an annual gathering of warblers whose cacophonous songs unite an international audience for one night. The Eur(...)

 Dee Forbes: has jumped the fence from a multinational media world backed by billionaire shareholders to a relatively puny national one beset by political inertia

What, or who, links RTÉ and Discovery Communications? One answer is Dee Forbes, the president and managing director of Discovery Networks Northern Eu(...)

Poland’s foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski: He told ‘Bild’ his government was tackling a  bias that the world was filled with  “cyclists and vegetarians who push for renewable energy and fight all forms of religion”. These  standpoints have “nothing to do with traditional Polish values”. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Poland’s foreign minister has summoned the EU’s ambassador in Warsaw for a meeting to explain what the minister termed the “megaphone diplomacy” of se(...)

Would Kylie fit the bill as Australia’s entry for Eurovision 2015? It’s only an idea - we’re not suggesting she actually will. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

It is called Eurovision - but organisers of the famous song contest have invited Australia to take part in this year’s show.Organisers said they are (...)

The first full series of the RTÉ show, in which teenagers plan their family’s holiday, is due to air later this year

RTÉ has received a grant of 25,000 Swiss francs (€20,700) from a European Broadcasting Union (EBU) fund to develop a “big Saturday night entertainment(...)

Irish entry Ryan Dolan at Eurovision  in Malmö, Swedenn in May 2013.

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which produces the Eurovision Song Contest, has announced changes to rules regarding jury voting.Some 50 per ce(...)