New Season photo session at Donnybrook from left Mairead Ronan, Ryan Tubridy, Amy Huberman, Daniel O Donnell, Ray D’Arcy, Jennifer Zamparelli. and Lorraine Barry at the launch of RTÉ’s new season programming .Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

RTÉ must address its gender pay gap, according to its best-paid presenter, Ryan Tubridy. Tubridy, who according to recently released figures was pai(...)

Cork celebrate with the O’Duffy Cup after their victory in 2015. The All-Ireland camogie final has been designated free to air. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The All-Ireland senior women’s Gaelic football and camogie finals have been designated as free-to-air events for Irish television viewers. In a boost(...)

Revenue asks that consumers forward suspicious emails to its webmaster before deleting them. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Consumers should be wary of a scam involving fraudulent emails and texts purporting to come from the Revenue Commissioners, Minister for Communication(...)

It is estimated there are more than 750,000 tyres randomly dumped in sites around the country. Photograph: Getty Images

A €1 million fund to remove large stockpiles of waste tyres blighting the Irish countryside has been announced by Minister for the Environment Denis N(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar described the National Mitigation Plan on climate change as ‘a first step’. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In the world of politics and economics, there’s always a deal to be cut and a compromise to be reached. The real world, governed by the iron laws of p(...)

Denis Naughten TD said: “I have advised RTÉ of my position in the course of overall discussions on funding for the broadcaster.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has ruled out an increase in the TV licence fee from the current annual cost of €160. Earlier this month R(...)

Denis Naughten: “There has been keen interest shown already from US and international operators, but I also see an opportunity here for UK operators in light of Brexit”

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has welcomed a plan to develop a site for the life sciences sector which co(...)

An RTÉ spokesman said the organisation had concluded a diversity report and would be progressing an internal diversity initiative, based on the report. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has welcomed RTÉ’s decision to carry out a gender equality review following controversy over pay gaps and said the Government (...)

Christmas Day swimmers at the Forty Foot. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Forty Foot swimming area at Sandycove, Co Dublin, is “next in line” to be affected by oil exploration licences, it has been claimed in the Seanad.(...)

Bin charges: almost all Ireland’s waste is collected by private companies. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There is a recurring story in Don DeLillo’s masterful novel Underworld about a ship carrying toxic waste. This “ghost ship” sails the world in its des(...)