Jim Gavin’s Dublin are challenging for their third league title in a row but no longer possess the aura of invincibility that developed around the side last year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Hindsight is everything but there may have been times over the usual winter ruminations when Jim Gavin and his Dublin players must have wondered if wi(...)

Ivan Yates: “We’ve had a dog licking his testicles; we’ll have people feeling their testicles,” says the Newstalk presenter. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some of Newstalk’s big-name presenters have been talking an awful lot of balls. It’s not that Ivan Yates and Pat Kenny have started spouting opinio(...)

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(...)

“I think it would be a gross exaggeration to say that the outcome of the summit is anything like satisfactory in terms of saving lives,” said Peter Sutherland, speaking to RTÉ’s Morning Ireland. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times.

The Irish special representative for international migration in the UN Peter Sutherland says EU countries are more concerned with stopping smugglers i(...)

PAC Chairman John McGuinness TD. Photograph: David Sleator

The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) has confirmed his office does not have the power to investigate the sale of Siteserv because he cannot inqu(...)

To the App Store, finally, for the Irish Radio Player. The long-planned cross-industry player, featuring all stations in the Republic, will be launche(...)

Michael Kelly, founder of Grow It Yourself, with Sara Whelan from New Ross’s edible quayside project. Some 200 projects  have been approved for grant aid from a community gardens fund run by Grow it Yourself. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A vegetable garden for asylum seekers in Clonakilty, Co Cork and a community garden to reduce isolation on Inishbofin island, Co Galway are just two o(...)

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has proposed that the terms and conditions of Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann staff who had to transfer to private operators under proposed reforms should be guaranteed.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has proposed that the existing terms and conditions could be retained by any Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann staff w(...)

Sky will broadcast eight Saturday evening qualifiers, four provincial championship games and two All-Ireland football championship quarter-finals exclusively.

There will be no change in the packaging of this summer’s live GAA championship matches broadcast by RTÉ and Sky Sports.Although the specific games o(...)

 Claire Byrne on the set of her live current affais show on RTE: ‘We have a concern about what the agenda is,’ said a Fianna Fáil source. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Fianna Fáil is considering making a complaint to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over its treatment on the Claire Byrne Live show on Monday. (...)