At an Ireland/Bosnia and Herzegovina match in the Aviva Stadium: next year is set to be expensive for RTÉ, with Euro 2016, the Olympics,  GAA coverage and  the Six Nations. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

RTÉ is understood to be considering sublicensing various 2016 sports rights to other broadcasters, including TV3, to balance its books next yea(...)

Ryan Tubridy with Luke O’Connor (4) from Dublin on the set of this year’s ‘Late Late Toy Show’. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ryan Tubridy looked like a giddy schoolboy as he leapt around the set of tonight’s Late Late Toy Show wearing some of the most ridiculous Chr(...)

Former Irish Farmers’ Association general secretary Pat Smith. Photograph: Eric Luke

The former IFA general secretary Pat Smith wants half his €2 million severance package, agreed last week before he left the organisation in c(...)

Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesman Michael McGrath: said up to 300,000 variable-rate mortgage customers were being ripped off by their banks.

The Minister for Finance should not regulate the Central Bank, Tánaiste Joan Burton told the Dáil yesterday. “This is what led us down the (...)

RTÉ head of drama Jane Gogan. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Almost 200 production teams applied for this year’s Storyland commissioning round, and RTÉ and its partner in this year’s scheme, Northern Irel(...)

General Secretary of the IFA Pat Smith was forced to resign last week in the wake of criticism of his salary package, which was €445,000 in 2014 and €535,000 in 2013. File photograph: Eric Luke

The president and the treasurer of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) refused to sign off on former general secretary Pat Smith’s pay last year beca(...)

 IFA President Eddie Downey.Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The deputy president of Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Tim O’Leary has pledged to rebuild the trust of the association’s membership following the co(...)

IFA president Eddie Downey claims he only discovered the extent of the general secretary’s remuneration 24 hours prior to his resignation. Photograph: David Sleator/Irish Times

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Eddie Downey is to step back from his role while its former chief economist Con Lucey carries(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has said parents have the right to decide whether or not their children attend religious education classes. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

The board of management at a Limerick secondary school has agreed to allow a first year student opt out of a religious education course. The board of (...)

IFA president Eddie Downey is facing calls for his resignation over the controversial salary package paid to former secretary general Pat Smith. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Eddie Downey has come under pressure to explain his role in the current pay controversy surround(...)