The Denis O’Brien-controlled company Communicorp operates the nationwide stations Newstalk and Today FM, along with a number of regional stations. Photograph: David Sleator

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is to seek clarification from Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio group following its decision to ban Irish (...)

NUJ general secretary for Ireland Seamus Dooley said there was a  serious problem with media ownership in Ireland.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has described the decision by Communicorp to ban Irish Times journalists from its radio programmes, as “bizarr(...)

The Denis O’Brien-controlled company Communicorp operates the nationwide stations Newstalk and Today FM, along with a number of regional stations. Photograph: David Sleator

Communicorp, the Denis O’Brien-controlled radio group which owns the country’s only two national commercial broadcasters, has instructed its staff tha(...)

Sean Rainbird, left, director of the National Gallery of Ireland with curators Maire Bourke and Brendan Rooney at the announcement of upcoming exhibitions. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The refurbished National Gallery has surpassed attendance targets since it reopened earlier this year, its director, Sean Rainbird, said at the launch(...)

The Abortion Rights Campaign after a press conference in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

We can expect to see a lot of international television crews reporting from Ireland over the next few months as the country moves towards holding a re(...)

Friends of Dublin Theatre Festival: Fergus and Rosaleen Linehan in 2000. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Since my father, Fergus Linehan, died last November we’ve been circling around his personal effects and papers without managing to figure out quite wh(...)

Michael O’Leary with chairman David Bonderman and Kyran McLaughlin at Ryanair’s agm. Photograph: Tom Honan

“He’s a great PR man, though,” muttered one shareholder admiringly as Michael O’Leary strode past in full verbal flow. Pacing up and down the aisle at(...)

 Museum manager Niall Bergin looks over the last stages of the installation of new exhibition Hunger Strike: Ireland 1877-1981 at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. The exhibition charts the use of hunger striking in Irish political culture during pivotal moments in our history.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

On Friday, the official State commemoration of the centenary of the death of Thomas Ashe takes place in Glasnevin cemetery. Ashe, the Easter Rising (...)

Liz Harper from Dublin visiting the Grand Lodge room at the Freemasons’ Hall on Molesworth Street, Dublin, in 2012. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tom Hickey isn’t entirely sure what a Cultural Trailblazer is, even though he is one himself. “It’s a name made up by an advertising agency, I suspect(...)

New co-hosts Matt Cooper and Ivan Yates

Things started badly for The Tonight Show on the all-important Twitter machine. TV3’s replacement for Tonight With Vincent Browne faced an uphill batt(...)