Bryan Dobson and Sharon Ní Bheoláin present the RTÉ news bulletin but Dobson is paid significantly more

Mandatory gender pay gap reporting should be introduced for large companies, the Irish Business and Employers’ Confederation (Ibec)has suggested. In (...)

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It’s half past six on Tuesday evening and, with three hours to transmission time, the Prime Time production team are finalising their first programme (...)

Kevin Myers. He told Seán O’Rourke on RTÉ: “Men are driven by urges women don’t have.” Photograph: RTÉ Radio One/PA Wire

If anything good can come from the painful results of Kevin Myers’s now infamous column in last Sunday’s Sunday Times, it is that many people who take(...)

 Sacked journalist Kevin Myers rejected assertions that he was a misogynist. Photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill

If it was not for the support of members of the Jewish community in Ireland, Kevin Myers believes he might not have survived psychologically the criti(...)

‘Late Late Show’ presenter Ryan Tubridy is the highest paid with a €495,000 salary, newly released figures show. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Ryan Tubridy kept his place as the best paid presenter at RTÉ in 2015 with a salary of €495,000, while only three of the top 10 on-air earners at the (...)

The unspoken assumption is that there are just more talented broadcasters to be found among men than women. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

“This is something women talk about all the time in the corridors and over coffee in RTÉ, ” says one female employee who does not wish to be named abo(...)

Dr Howard Hastings at the Europa Hotel in Belfast.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Dr Howard Hastings is the Northern Ireland hotelier who “bet the farm” on the Europa Hotel in Belfast. He and his father, Sir William Hastings, pulle(...)

 John McGuinness said the appointment of Maire Whelan to the Court of Appeal could bring down the Government . Photograph:

Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said the appointment of Maire Whelan to the Court of Appeal could bring down the Government. Mr McGuinness said “it i(...)

Leo Varadkar reached the highest political office in our system just 10 years after he first entered parliament. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

The most remarkable thing about the fact that Leo Varadkar will be elected taoiseach next week is not that he is gay or the son of an immigrant but th(...)

“Sir, - We are the two Young Fine Gael delegates who sucessfully proposed the new system for electing the leader of Fine Gael. We feel shocked, appall(...)